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12th May 2022, 10:18
Replies: 1
Views: 848

They were dying a slow death a few years ago with...

They were dying a slow death a few years ago with clients bleeding away.

Based on the culture, thereís no point applying for that DFO slot unless you have a lovely shiny Wing Commander squadron...
3rd Apr 2022, 16:22
Replies: 59
Views: 27,877

I deployed the rubber jungle once in a Challenger...

I deployed the rubber jungle once in a Challenger as I was in a rush and the APU start knob was right next to the pax oxyÖ. Glad I didnít get sent to prison for it 🤪
31st Mar 2022, 13:44
Replies: 59
Views: 27,877

BA CityFlyer driver jailed for dodgy logbook

Evening Standard (https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/pilot-lied-british-airways-job-b991630.html?amp)
30th Mar 2022, 18:57
Replies: 38
Views: 13,374

Makes me appreciate the airmanship approach to...

Makes me appreciate the airmanship approach to fuel at our operator.
23rd Feb 2022, 18:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582

XO also operate in Europe (or Vista use their...

XO also operate in Europe (or Vista use their branding as Iíve seen several Excels)
8th Feb 2022, 08:13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,881

Not that I expect to be relying on it, but I...

Not that I expect to be relying on it, but I wonít be able to access my state pension for nearly 3 years after my EASA / ICAO mandated retirement. That seems odd to me.
15th Jan 2022, 11:14
Replies: 384
Views: 213,179

Maybe so - but at least put them on the least...

Maybe so - but at least put them on the least favoured fleets and reward the loyalty of your existing PICs by bumping them up to the ďaspirationalĒ fleets (not aspirational for me as Iíve had my fill...
13th Jan 2022, 06:31
Replies: 384
Views: 213,179

Well thatís a massive F*** You to existing FOís...

Well thatís a massive F*** You to existing FOís waiting for upgrade and the PICs of smaller fleet.

Nice way to motivate your crews in the run up to an inevitable busy period.
10th Jan 2022, 09:20
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

It depends if you were operating on the last day...

It depends if you were operating on the last day of your tour (which you probably will be) and whether you can be bothered to change (I donít).

There is currently a recommendation (not mandated)...
10th Jan 2022, 09:17
Replies: 1
Views: 1,243

Every aircraft at TAG has different T&Cs and...

Every aircraft at TAG has different T&Cs and frequently crews on the same aircraft are on different salaries to each other.

Roster also varies.

You can expect private medical and per-diems up...
29th Dec 2021, 14:38
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

Yes if we are operating crew then thatís...

Yes if we are operating crew then thatís different - but about 30-40% of the time or so I airline home and then we are not in a locked compartment away from the great unwashed (the exact terminalogy...
28th Dec 2021, 15:16
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

We do this regularly and you shouldnít expect the...

We do this regularly and you shouldnít expect the checkin / gate staff to know any exemptions that apply. We are advised to travel in uniform and the company provided a couple of letters (I only used...
4th Nov 2021, 11:49
Replies: 338
Views: 461,427

Maybe try NetJets if you didnít already?

Maybe try NetJets if you didnít already?
29th Oct 2021, 12:45
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

They already increased the number of pilot...

They already increased the number of pilot vacancies once to 110 (if I recall correctly) and given how undercrewed and busy we are, I wouldnít be surprised if it extends again.

Best of luck to...
22nd Oct 2021, 17:54
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

Brexit and the eurozone are slightly different as...

Brexit and the eurozone are slightly different as Iím sure you are aware and the UK is one of several gateway countries with their own currency. There are (according to my mortgage broker) many more...
21st Oct 2021, 18:13
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

Unlike Ryanair for example (where I believe your...

Unlike Ryanair for example (where I believe your 5/4 never changes) you will sometimes get a 7 day tour when you have to go for recurrent in the US or your vacation impacts the roster etc. So the...
20th Oct 2021, 10:10
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

The roster shows your duty days which are made up...

The roster shows your duty days which are made up as blocks of days into a tour.

You show up at your gateway at the briefed showtime (briefed via an app the day before). You then are at the whim...
10th Oct 2021, 16:27
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

Not true. Currently you are either on a UK...

Not true. Currently you are either on a UK contract or Portuguese (only for those actually based there I think). The figures quoted are pre-tax.

Each country seems to be a bit different. I can...
1st Oct 2021, 17:49
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

You have to have express written permission for...

You have to have express written permission for this sort of thing and it needs to comply with FTLs etc - no idea how many of us do it as Iím no fan of paperwork. Though this would be for flying.
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22nd Sep 2021, 10:20
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

SOPs are similar to airline. Safety culture...

SOPs are similar to airline.

Safety culture is superb - never any questions asked if you are fatigued etc or you need to ground an aircraft (itís recommended to speak to the company first as they...
22nd Sep 2021, 10:01
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

OFF is OFF at NetJets. You can volunteer to work...

OFF is OFF at NetJets. You can volunteer to work extended days (I didnít). I have volunteered to adjust my contracted days from 200 to 208 which lifts my basic salary to Ä69615. My roster during the...
22nd Sep 2021, 05:48
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

I have been in the company around 3 years so Iím...

I have been in the company around 3 years so Iím not on the SFO salary given above.

My net this month was slightly over £6000 in the RHS (though this is inflated somewhat due to volunteering for...
17th Sep 2021, 21:53
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

Wow there have been over 1100 applicants so far. ...

Wow there have been over 1100 applicants so far.

So if you are considering it, donít hang about and get your name in the system.
17th Sep 2021, 21:50
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

This really sums up the job.

This really sums up the job.
16th Sep 2021, 18:09
Replies: 384
Views: 213,179

Flying a Global for peanuts makes better...

Flying a Global for peanuts makes better Instagram pics 😅
15th Sep 2021, 19:52
Replies: 390
Views: 99,932

canít speak for Portuguese based crews but the...

canít speak for Portuguese based crews but the rest of us are on UK contracts (currently - we are looking at EU contracts) so 12 monthly.

Fairly recent FO joiner and should earn over Ä100,000...
15th Sep 2021, 05:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,743

No work visa = no work No IR = VFR only …...

No work visa = no work

No IR = VFR only … not many airlines work that way

change your plans and save your money.
14th Sep 2021, 04:37
Replies: 4
Views: 3,887

NetJets Europe recruiting (2021)

Just announced 90 FOs (EASA Licence only) and 10 CC vacancies.

Details of CC process to come in the next few days.

FO Mandatory Requirements
ē EASA CPL (A) licence with ATPL credit
ē Valid...
15th Jul 2021, 07:40
Replies: 6
Views: 2,226

As above - probably new on type. Assuming...

As above - probably new on type.

Assuming you drive a Gulfstream then I guess your max nose wheel deflection with tiller etc is around 80 degrees.

The phenom does not have a tiller. Max nose...
30th Jun 2021, 11:42
Replies: 51
Views: 34,794

Those uniforms look like low-rent strippers -...

Those uniforms look like low-rent strippers - obviously you would want a discount if the pair of clowns pictured turned up in them though 🤣
27th Jun 2021, 14:13
Replies: 20
Views: 6,186

Similar experience last week - barely stopped...

Similar experience last week - barely stopped moving.
20th Jun 2021, 19:39
Replies: 51
Views: 17,402

From memory, isnít that one of the ATPL...

From memory, isnít that one of the ATPL requirements?
17th Jun 2021, 14:20
Replies: 51
Views: 17,402

Someone posted photos early last year of the...

Someone posted photos early last year of the packages and they looked pretty good but I think the post was taken down.
15th Jun 2021, 04:31
Replies: 146
Views: 69,521

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/...

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/jonestown-massacre-documentary-40-years-drink-kool-aid-jim-jones-what-happened-mass-suicide-cult-guyana-dead-a8232856.html
6th Jun 2021, 07:33
Replies: 20
Views: 6,186

For us (BizJets) itís the airlines not...

For us (BizJets) itís the airlines not recognising us as crew positioning on duty (with the exception of KLM/Air France) so getting past check-in without COVID tests required of pax is the issue...
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