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27th Jul 2022, 21:46
Replies: 154
Views: 62,790
Posted By zero/zero

SUMMARY: For those thinking about it, Virgin...

SUMMARY:

For those thinking about it, Virgin is a tough place to recommend currently.

It’s a very different company to what it was 3+ years ago. It used to have the best lifestyle in the UK...
27th Jul 2022, 20:41
Replies: 154
Views: 62,790
Posted By zero/zero

Well sort of… it’s still at a trial stage but...

Well sort of… it’s still at a trial stage but everyone that wanted it when it was originally offered got it AFAIK.

Company have recently said you’ll be able to bid for which contract you want on...
26th Jul 2022, 15:46
Replies: 154
Views: 62,790
Posted By zero/zero

Plan on 10 years probably. Might be a bit less...

Plan on 10 years probably. Might be a bit less with retirements and expansion, but there are also plenty of people who have waited 13-14 years+.

Nope, plenty of people join with much more than the...
23rd Jul 2022, 23:22
Replies: 2
Views: 3,069
Posted By zero/zero

Because they are short on training capacity and...

Because they are short on training capacity and recent Boeing/Airbus experience allows a shortened course. PEC in the case of Boeing for the 787
Forum: Middle East
18th Jan 2022, 14:44
Replies: 130
Views: 83,172
Posted By zero/zero

There's a good podcast called AvTalk that's run...

There's a good podcast called AvTalk that's run by the guys at FR24.

The one where they discuss this incident makes it pretty clear that the aircraft rotated in a normal-ish place. The problem is...
28th Dec 2021, 22:46
Replies: 358
Views: 162,594
Posted By zero/zero

Think it's fairly well known at this stage that...

Think it's fairly well known at this stage that it is related to the altitude set in the MCP for the departure
10th Dec 2021, 22:15
Replies: 79
Views: 28,789
Posted By zero/zero

I’m not an AAIB investigator and don’t pretend to...

I’m not an AAIB investigator and don’t pretend to be, but the nose down trim commands are entirely consistent within the airspeed increasing which is exactly where you’d expect them to be. The graphs...
10th Dec 2021, 21:03
Replies: 79
Views: 28,789
Posted By zero/zero

How is that? Which part of Fig 2 shows the AP...

How is that? Which part of Fig 2 shows the AP button being pressed?

Looks to me like AP engaged until the moment the N1 starts to increase, consistent with the pressing of TOGA and the associated...
10th Dec 2021, 16:19
Replies: 79
Views: 28,789
Posted By zero/zero

For someone who's all about process, analysis and...

For someone who's all about process, analysis and not jumping to wild conclusions you've made an awful lot of assumptions about the performance of the crew based on what is an interim report and...
10th Dec 2021, 15:11
Replies: 79
Views: 28,789
Posted By zero/zero

Oh brilliant, another “things were better in my...

Oh brilliant, another “things were better in my day when we could fly manually fly a back beam NDB whilst inverted, without spilling the coffee”, neglecting to mention that there used to be a crash a...
5th Dec 2021, 21:27
Replies: 79
Views: 28,789
Posted By zero/zero

FlyingStone No easy solutions... many...

FlyingStone

No easy solutions... many training departments try to take away the grey areas by simplifying the procedures and having one GA procedure regardless of where you initiate it. As we've...
4th Dec 2021, 21:41
Replies: 79
Views: 28,789
Posted By zero/zero

Sim time is very precious/limited (4hrs x 4...

Sim time is very precious/limited (4hrs x 4 times/year) so there just isn’t time for a “depart and cruise”, which would honestly be a pretty wasteful use of the time. It’s generally a very hectic box...
4th Dec 2021, 19:59
Replies: 79
Views: 28,789
Posted By zero/zero

meleagertoo Another one of those incidents...

meleagertoo

Another one of those incidents that’s all too easy to criticise from the comfort of your armchair at home at 1g.

Truth is go-arounds are insufficiently practiced (I’ve done 1 real...
3rd Feb 2021, 20:45
Replies: 872
Views: 904,640
Posted By zero/zero

Even by pprune standards, this is the most...

Even by pprune standards, this is the most ridiculously specific speculation based on the scarce available factual evidence
12th Jan 2021, 15:48
Replies: 872
Views: 904,640
Posted By zero/zero

Most modern airlines already do this... Flight...

Most modern airlines already do this... Flight Data Monitoring (FDM). And it's not random, everything is monitored for 'trends'. But that's another discussion altogether
10th Jan 2021, 12:10
Replies: 872
Views: 904,640
Posted By zero/zero

Who says it was at stalling speed at 4000’?

Who says it was at stalling speed at 4000’?
11th Jun 2020, 21:38
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,565
Posted By zero/zero

Why, do you have some special insight into what...

Why, do you have some special insight into what the crew ate and drank that day that nobody else does?? (they are not required to fast due to their occupation, although some obviously still do)
...
9th Jun 2020, 17:09
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,565
Posted By zero/zero

It's an industry 'problem', not an individual or...

It's an industry 'problem', not an individual or a generational deficiency as you so condescendingly put it.

I put problem in apostrophes because as an industry we are far safer now, despite...
29th May 2020, 08:04
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,565
Posted By zero/zero

No, although the moving TLs are helpful on a...

No, although the moving TLs are helpful on a Boeing, the single most important indication of what a complex automated aircraft is doing (be it Airbus or Boeing) are the FMAs and having a solid...
27th May 2020, 20:00
Replies: 141
Views: 78,142
Posted By zero/zero

Good point Warren. I just did a bit of speeding...

Good point Warren. I just did a bit of speeding and didn't get caught. Let's do away with the whole Police force. Can turn Scotland Yard into flats. Think of the money we'd save? Shit loads obviously
12th May 2020, 17:06
Replies: 182
Views: 84,346
Posted By zero/zero

The A330 is 108% manned in the RAF. They don’t...

The A330 is 108% manned in the RAF. They don’t need anyone
25th Apr 2020, 18:45
Replies: 605
Views: 539,226
Posted By zero/zero

No, that was part of a longer term expansion...

No, that was part of a longer term expansion plan. The plan for return to profitability had a target of 2021 but was on course to be reached a year early until Coronavirus happened.
18th Apr 2020, 11:44
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,224,593
Posted By zero/zero

I made exactly the same jump RB, and I'm still...

I made exactly the same jump RB, and I'm still glad I did it.

I think if you're bottom 20% of either company you're likely to be vulnerable, but I think the appetite at VS to do the right thing...
13th Apr 2020, 20:05
Replies: 19
Views: 15,861
Posted By zero/zero

Buying BA SH arm at LGW

Buying BA SH arm at LGW
13th Apr 2020, 20:02
Replies: 216
Views: 168,349
Posted By zero/zero

Amen to that! Most sensible post on this thread...

Amen to that! Most sensible post on this thread...
6th Apr 2020, 22:43
Replies: 605
Views: 539,226
Posted By zero/zero

No, Virgin Group owns 51% of Virgin Atlantic. RB...

No, Virgin Group owns 51% of Virgin Atlantic. RB does not fully own the Group... if he did he'd be worth a lot more than the £4bn quoted in the papers
6th Apr 2020, 22:13
Replies: 605
Views: 539,226
Posted By zero/zero

It's not 'his airline'! He has a minority stake...

It's not 'his airline'! He has a minority stake in it these days and is dragged out for PR stunts on new routes.

IAGs biggest shareholder is Qatar Airways, hardly a well known British taxpayer...
3rd Apr 2020, 13:39
Replies: 141
Views: 51,803
Posted By zero/zero

If 900hr, min rest rosters are the only way to...

If 900hr, min rest rosters are the only way to make a profit then we might as well all pack up now
19th Mar 2020, 08:01
Replies: 1
Views: 2,725
Posted By zero/zero

There is already a thread on this in Rumours and...

There is already a thread on this in Rumours and News. You can take your agenda over there
19th Feb 2020, 18:03
Replies: 6,999
Views: 6,756,241
Posted By zero/zero

Why bother interviewing either? If you can pass...

Why bother interviewing either? If you can pass the interview for EZY then why can’t you pass one for BA?
18th Feb 2020, 21:14
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,224,593
Posted By zero/zero

I sort of agree, but it depends how it’s...

I sort of agree, but it depends how it’s assessed. Ultimately, it’s not a fair playing field in a fixed based B738 sim if Candidate A has 1000hrs Boeing 757 and Candidate B has 2000hrs A320.
...
18th Feb 2020, 17:13
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,224,593
Posted By zero/zero

Lots of things you can do in the sim to test a...

Lots of things you can do in the sim to test a candidate’s pilot competencies in a non-technical way... medical emergencies, disruptive passenger; bomb onboard, weather deterioration, diversions,...
9th Feb 2020, 21:06
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,224,593
Posted By zero/zero

Spot on... the grown up nature of the process ...

Spot on... the grown up nature of the process
when I went through was one of the main things that attracted me to the company. Shame they/we have gone in this direction
10th Jan 2020, 13:39
Replies: 77
Views: 64,763
Posted By zero/zero

Year 1 (S)FO = £59667 basic and £17301 flying pay...

Year 1 (S)FO = £59667 basic and £17301 flying pay (fixed).

The new pay scales have been voted on and approved by BALPA but unsure if anyone has actually joined on them yet.

Essentially anyone...
2nd Jan 2020, 21:45
Replies: 143
Views: 104,319
Posted By zero/zero

But they are incorrect. We’d all like it to be.....

But they are incorrect. We’d all like it to be.. but the reality is that it’s market forces and a shortage of pilots is the only thing that will drive up the remuneration
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