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24th Nov 2022, 07:51
Replies: 11
Views: 6,073
Posted By hunterboy

I thought the ICAO single pilot concept was for...

I thought the ICAO single pilot concept was for the cruise? There would still be 2 pilots for t/o and ldg, however, a single pilot in the cruise. It would mean a 3 pilot trip becoming 2 pilot, saving...
23rd Nov 2022, 12:45
Replies: 57
Views: 18,062
Posted By hunterboy

Interesting ! What was the final straw? I gather...

Interesting ! What was the final straw? I gather the 777 is one of the better fleets in BA. Let us know how you get on and if the grass is any greener……
22nd Nov 2022, 06:06
Replies: 373
Views: 107,071
Posted By hunterboy

I think we have to ask ourselves what we want an...

I think we have to ask ourselves what we want an RAF Officer /Red Arrow to be ? Should we expect them to have the same values as a UK politician, a member of the public or a monk perhaps? If we...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Nov 2022, 11:57
Replies: 12
Views: 3,809
Posted By hunterboy

except for the constant non relevant messages...

except for the constant non relevant messages every 10 mins ! There was a lot to be said for HF in that it kept messaging to a minimum. I’d say the flight deck is a lot noisier with CPDLC especially...
4th Nov 2022, 09:07
Replies: 188
Views: 122,351
Posted By hunterboy

And operated by the most penny pinching bunch of...

And operated by the most penny pinching bunch of chisellers you can imagine…..
1st Nov 2022, 15:20
Replies: 27
Views: 7,417
Posted By hunterboy

offer to buy someone a drink?

offer to buy someone a drink?
29th Oct 2022, 18:04
Replies: 27
Views: 7,417
Posted By hunterboy

It does seem to be the only mugs not to have a...

It does seem to be the only mugs not to have a company paid for mobile phone are the pilots nowadays ….I’m sure I’m not the only person that refuses to use their free minutes on company business and...
24th Oct 2022, 15:26
Replies: 31
Views: 8,437
Posted By hunterboy

De fumo…Pre Brexit had hundreds of crew resident...

De fumo…Pre Brexit had hundreds of crew resident in France paying nothing due to the previous dual taxation agreement . Post Brexit, Brits are pretty much restricted to the countries you mentioned....
23rd Oct 2022, 20:20
Replies: 31
Views: 8,437
Posted By hunterboy

Another thing to bear in mind is if you want to...

Another thing to bear in mind is if you want to live tax free, you don’t necessarily have to go to the Gulf. Many U.K. pilots were flying for U.K. carriers and in various EU countries living tax free...
17th Oct 2022, 10:07
Replies: 228
Views: 105,921
Posted By hunterboy

It had better be more than 4% or I suspect there...

It had better be more than 4% or I suspect there will be a large rejection……I was thinking more like 15% !
Forum: Middle East
2nd Oct 2022, 19:20
Replies: 90
Views: 35,731
Posted By hunterboy

Depends what they pay their pilots from across...

Depends what they pay their pilots from across the road/highway. I would suspect they will start their pitch’s low?
29th Aug 2022, 16:38
Replies: 12,133
Views: 11,043,428
Posted By hunterboy

I am surprised nobody has made a “Downfall” spoof...

I am surprised nobody has made a “Downfall” spoof video yet with Putin as the star… could be worth a watch !
22nd Aug 2022, 14:46
Replies: 12,133
Views: 11,043,428
Posted By hunterboy

Yet again, a pretty face has been the downfall of...

Yet again, a pretty face has been the downfall of a man. When will we ever learn?
19th Aug 2022, 07:34
Replies: 144
Views: 50,504
Posted By hunterboy

Does the excellence on display add value to the...

Does the excellence on display add value to the RAF or U.K. plc ? If so, keep them. If not, well……
15th Aug 2022, 17:01
Replies: 165
Views: 43,875
Posted By hunterboy

Perhaps we need to broaden that employment ban to...

Perhaps we need to broaden that employment ban to all ex civil servants and politicians to 5 years rather than the few months it is at the moment?
11th Aug 2022, 19:44
Replies: 281
Views: 77,279
Posted By hunterboy

Wasn’t the danger that a new entrant could be on...

Wasn’t the danger that a new entrant could be on a higher salary than a pilot currently working for BA?
Forum: North America
31st Jul 2022, 18:52
Replies: 91
Views: 49,246
Posted By hunterboy

Blimey…where the US leads, others will follow I...

Blimey…where the US leads, others will follow I imagine. Didn’t think I’d see this in my career.
27th Jul 2022, 14:30
Replies: 32
Views: 14,711
Posted By hunterboy

Skaterboi…..Your last sentence sums up what most...

Skaterboi…..Your last sentence sums up what most staff think about BA. It could be the best place in the World to work, if it wasn’t for the awful, spiteful management. Much of what they do is...
24th Jul 2022, 10:37
Replies: 32
Views: 14,711
Posted By hunterboy

We were led to believe it would be a very...

We were led to believe it would be a very temporary pay cut , until the end of Covid, not to drag on for decades…….
Forum: Middle East
20th Jul 2022, 13:20
Replies: 497
Views: 190,133
Posted By hunterboy

I went to one in Madrid about ten years ago. The...

I went to one in Madrid about ten years ago. The majority of the guys were Air Europa and Iberia. What was interesting was when they eventually put the slide with the salaries up on the screen, they...
17th Jul 2022, 10:59
Replies: 57
Views: 18,062
Posted By hunterboy

SunSmith……if I may offer an insight? I think to...

SunSmith……if I may offer an insight? I think to survive in BA it is necessary to grow a “shell”. We all go through your doubts. As someone that started off in BA in the regions, and then transferred...
14th Jul 2022, 18:28
Replies: 57
Views: 18,062
Posted By hunterboy

Out of the frying pan into the fire is what...

Out of the frying pan into the fire is what springs to mind…..we have all been searching the unicorn job of amazing salary, low caps, gorgeous single hosties, free house and company car . Where were...
7th Jul 2022, 09:41
Replies: 6
Views: 2,169
Posted By hunterboy

Is Charles qualified to do anything? ...

Is Charles qualified to do anything?


Sorry, couldn’t resist…..
4th Jun 2022, 01:54
Replies: 66
Views: 24,572
Posted By hunterboy

I think the issue is many of us that have been in...

I think the issue is many of us that have been in the industry for a while recognise the danger of doing such things to help,out. It won’t be long before the pilots will be required to load and...
Forum: Questions
7th May 2022, 21:54
Replies: 17
Views: 2,970
Posted By hunterboy

Eat till you’re sleepy and sleep till you’re...

Eat till you’re sleepy and sleep till you’re hungry?
5th Apr 2022, 12:09
Replies: 58
Views: 14,238
Posted By hunterboy

In BA’s case, they always seem to be more...

In BA’s case, they always seem to be more focussed on the process rather than the end result. A minor example of this is the pilots rostering and scheduling as is. Daily begging texts for pilots to...
4th Apr 2022, 10:49
Replies: 23
Views: 7,921
Posted By hunterboy

It also is symptomatic of how seriously the U.K....

It also is symptomatic of how seriously the U.K. and CAA take aviation in the great scheme of things. I notice the payment system works very well.
Forum: Tech Log
25th Feb 2022, 07:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By hunterboy

If it’s anything like the Boeing 777, I think the...

If it’s anything like the Boeing 777, I think the change of opinion was due to the fact that in certain failure modes, the FPV could be unreliable. I assume that it’s easier to write a checklist that...
24th Feb 2022, 21:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,314
Posted By hunterboy

Why 6 years service? Why not One? These guys are...

Why 6 years service? Why not One? These guys are potentially putting themselves in harms way for the U.K. …..The least we can do is front them the artificially inflated application fees.
15th Feb 2022, 17:03
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,797,818
Posted By hunterboy

Sorry to repeat myself, but it does remind me of...

Sorry to repeat myself, but it does remind me of that old joke I was told 30 odd years ago upon joining BA about the company offering a 5% pay rise but BALPA was holding out for 3%.
14th Feb 2022, 23:06
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,797,818
Posted By hunterboy

Welcome to BA mate…..at least you’re getting an...

Welcome to BA mate…..at least you’re getting an insight as to how the company works.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jan 2022, 15:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By hunterboy

Anything from AliExpress that’s less than a fiver

Anything from AliExpress that’s less than a fiver
12th Jan 2022, 18:41
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,797,818
Posted By hunterboy

Can’t really add any more to that sentiment!

Can’t really add any more to that sentiment!
12th Jan 2022, 11:58
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,797,818
Posted By hunterboy

Oh dear …. Please don’t come back on PPrune...

Oh dear …. Please don’t come back on PPrune complaining BA isn’t what you thought it would be in a few years. It is what it is. As are your colleagues . Just get on with it and realise the world...
10th Jan 2022, 21:09
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,797,818
Posted By hunterboy

I think someone may have a shock coming if/when...

I think someone may have a shock coming if/when they (re)join BA and realise what a bunch of shysters they’re working for. I’d be interested to hear their opinions in a few years. My advice , (take...
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