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17th Oct 2019, 14:56
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By ShamrockF

It basically boils down to the fact it costs...

It basically boils down to the fact it costs money to run a Zed arrangement and requires some administration expenses, time to co-ordinate deals etc. There's no incentive for them to do this when...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,729
Posted By ShamrockF

Since writing my earlier post I found out the IAA...

Since writing my earlier post I found out the IAA may not accept the 9 PPL exams from the UK, but I don't believe there's any issue with the 14 ATPL exams. The best way to find out is to just call...
7th Oct 2019, 20:13
Replies: 15
Views: 4,731
Posted By ShamrockF

Do pilots pay their for their own hotels when...

Do pilots pay their for their own hotels when staying away from base location?
- No

Do pilots pay to stay at "Base" or stay for free? Pay a subsidised amount?
- Pilots pay their own way at base....
3rd Oct 2019, 15:07
Replies: 9
Views: 9,149
Posted By ShamrockF

That's right! Though it wasn't exactly planned....

That's right! Though it wasn't exactly planned. Took them a month to build a suitable strip for the aircraft to take off from. The pilots waited around and were made welcome by the locals in Cork.
Forum: Italian Forum
3rd Oct 2019, 12:24
Replies: 18
Views: 2,583
Posted By ShamrockF

What's the current take home page for MXP FOs?

What's the current take home page for MXP FOs?
3rd Oct 2019, 12:18
Replies: 9
Views: 9,149
Posted By ShamrockF

Unmarked Gulfstream II crash in Belize

Are Gulfstreams designed to operate from gravel strips?

This one broke in two recently in Belize. It's believed to have been registered as N511TL, but was exported to Mexico in 2017.
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Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By ShamrockF

Good idea. See if you can get some airline...

Good idea. See if you can get some airline experience, or some aviation experience too while you're at it. It always helps to work in the industry a while and build contacts.
2nd Oct 2019, 14:51
Replies: 227
Views: 265,778
Posted By ShamrockF

B17 crash at Bradley

I understand there are multiple injuries following a vintage B17 crash at Bradley.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/02/nyregion/bradley-airport-plane-crash.html

I hope they're ok.
Replies: 50
Views: 18,116
Posted By ShamrockF

Threats... deadlines... promise to clean up bad...

Threats... deadlines... promise to clean up bad posts and replace with positive ones...

Where does the line between disgruntled complainer and blackmail start?
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By ShamrockF

Nobody knows, the pilot career market has had...

Nobody knows, the pilot career market has had more ups and downs than a yo yo.

In 2015 nobody got jobs, airlines didn't need pilots,
In 2018 everyone got jobs, airlines were crying out for...
23rd Sep 2019, 15:54
Replies: 166
Views: 248,599
Posted By ShamrockF

General retail outlets aren't affected by the...

General retail outlets aren't affected by the amount of rules and regulations affecting an airline and travel agency. An insolvency practitioner is not likely to have the qualifications to take on a...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,455
Posted By ShamrockF

Credit Union is your best bet for Ireland. You'll...

Credit Union is your best bet for Ireland. You'll still need a downpayment to cover it though.

I was in your shoes a few years ago. Had been accepted to one of the best flight schools in Europe,...
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By ShamrockF

It shouldn't be any trouble, just explain the...

It shouldn't be any trouble, just explain the situation to them and ask for your training files. I'd expect they'd be reasonable and will hand them over.

The files should be given to your new...
5th Sep 2019, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 2,881
Posted By ShamrockF

Suspected to be one of the engines: Accident:...

Suspected to be one of the engines:
Accident: British Airways A321 at Valencia on Aug 5th 2019, smoke on board (http://avherald.com/h?article=4cb3a0d2&opt=0)
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By ShamrockF

CAE produce a civil aircraft simulator census...

CAE produce a civil aircraft simulator census each year. It would be worth looking at it to get an idea of who has FFS available.
13th Aug 2019, 16:12
Replies: 5
Views: 5,024
Posted By ShamrockF

Norwegian discontinue transatlantic flights from Ireland

Norwegian have just announced they'll discontinue transatlantic flights from Ireland from 15th September 2019.

A shame really, especially for those crew affected.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,729
Posted By ShamrockF

Have you tried Charter Medical in Dublin? I only...

Have you tried Charter Medical in Dublin? I only had to wait a couple weeks for mine. You could also call Dr. Killeen in the Mountjoy Family Practice; he's the same doctor Charter use.



Yes...
14th May 2019, 11:40
Replies: 85
Views: 48,180
Posted By ShamrockF

Darwin's gone. Adria were under investigation by...

Darwin's gone. Adria were under investigation by the Swiss government regarding it.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By ShamrockF

AFTA are a good school with a good reputation....

AFTA are a good school with a good reputation. Mark Casey has built it slowly and surely over the years. He never got carried away with expanding too quickly. His staff like him and many have been...
18th Apr 2019, 08:45
Replies: 110
Views: 35,606
Posted By ShamrockF

The advantage is you spend 40 hours instead of 24...

The advantage is you spend 40 hours instead of 24 in the sim. Also, the sim and procedures are usually specific to the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, not a generic jet. When you go for a sim assessment as...
17th Apr 2019, 11:03
Replies: 110
Views: 35,606
Posted By ShamrockF

Normal JOC uses any jet aircraft. For example,...

Normal JOC uses any jet aircraft. For example, Simtech use an XJ trainer which I think is a combination of 737 classic and CRJ. It's a bit of a mongrel. You'll learn generic procedures and settings....
17th Apr 2019, 08:54
Replies: 17
Views: 10,894
Posted By ShamrockF

Jepp FD Pro is licensed to the airline based on...

Jepp FD Pro is licensed to the airline based on the number of aircraft tails. You'll probably need to talk to a Jepp sales rep about getting a license, and I'm not sure they do personal licenses.
Forum: North America
5th Apr 2019, 09:44
Replies: 57
Views: 24,571
Posted By ShamrockF

My guess is Sun Country. They've added new...

My guess is Sun Country. They've added new aircraft and have a new owner who has an eye for cutting costs. If they make this work I reckon it would be cheaper than sending MSP based crew over for 7...
Forum: North America
4th Apr 2019, 12:47
Replies: 57
Views: 24,571
Posted By ShamrockF

That's my understanding too. Perhaps they just...

That's my understanding too. Perhaps they just can't get pilots from the US to work on the European summer leases. It might be cheaper for them to get FAA qualified pilots and simply give them a...
Forum: North America
3rd Apr 2019, 12:35
Replies: 57
Views: 24,571
Posted By ShamrockF

Looks like a European charter from a US/Canadian...

Looks like a European charter from a US/Canadian operator. Some US/Canadian airlines provide up to 7 months operations for summer months (e.g. Sunwing / Sun Country). The 8th month would probably be...
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