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Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2020, 00:37
Replies: 28
Views: 5,208
Posted By MajorLemond

Yeah nah. I doubt you'd have the same opinion...

Yeah nah. I doubt you'd have the same opinion when your warning panel lights up like a Christmas tree followed by the sound of rotors impacting the tail boom and the sheer horror experienced by all...
10th Mar 2020, 08:19
Replies: 2,392
Views: 2,227,752
Posted By MajorLemond

Great news that they plan to continue with...

Great news that they plan to continue with training for the foreseeable future. I guess when things bounce back they're going to bounce back in a big way (hopefully!)
2nd Mar 2020, 22:14
Replies: 2,392
Views: 2,227,752
Posted By MajorLemond

So back on Topic, what kind of trips could a new...

So back on Topic, what kind of trips could a new hire expect on the 787, assuming a Perth Base? I'm guessing a lot of LHR returns etc? Would this be one of the longer trips Qf do?
24th Feb 2020, 06:40
Replies: 2,392
Views: 2,227,752
Posted By MajorLemond

Still on track according to who? I’m under the...

Still on track according to who? I’m under the impression it will come to a halt after the March ground school.
23rd Feb 2020, 10:09
Replies: 2,392
Views: 2,227,752
Posted By MajorLemond

Totally agree. Ive been told both QF and JQ...

Totally agree. Ive been told both QF and JQ recruitment and ground schools postponed, hopefully this blows over soon, but it’s difficult to guess how long it will take until things normalize again.
19th Feb 2020, 02:24
Replies: 669
Views: 1,764,813
Posted By MajorLemond

If you look closely it seems like it's there...

If you look closely it seems like it's there although bent backwards and underneath perhaps? clearly a high vertical speed impact but the aircraft looks relatively intact, and to me it looks like...
3rd Feb 2020, 05:48
Replies: 758
Views: 523,472
Posted By MajorLemond

I wonder how much QF voting up their SH agreement...

I wonder how much QF voting up their SH agreement will work against the JQ boys and girls. Hoping for the best but expectations are not high unfortunately.
18th Jan 2020, 21:47
Replies: 2,392
Views: 2,227,752
Posted By MajorLemond

I know of 2 people recently getting course dates...

I know of 2 people recently getting course dates in May (external) and June (internal) this year.

The wheels seem to be moving again.
9th Jan 2020, 02:01
Replies: 12
Views: 5,059
Posted By MajorLemond

If it’s anything like the wait times for...

If it’s anything like the wait times for mainline, it could be a long wait. Depends on how desperate they are for drivers I suppose.
13th Nov 2019, 14:43
Replies: 2,392
Views: 2,227,752
Posted By MajorLemond

That hold file seems to be holdin’ out on...

That hold file seems to be holdin’ out on everyone...
28th Jun 2019, 17:14
Replies: 2,392
Views: 2,227,752
Posted By MajorLemond

Yep, I think it's going to be a very long wait.

Yep, I think it's going to be a very long wait.
26th Jun 2019, 01:20
Replies: 18
Views: 6,191
Posted By MajorLemond

+ 1 on going overseas if your situation allows,...

+ 1 on going overseas if your situation allows, especially if you are single and willing to try something different. You quickly realize that their is a big world outside of Australia. Career...
24th Jun 2019, 04:27
Replies: 2,392
Views: 2,227,752
Posted By MajorLemond

So has anyone heard anything recently about the...

So has anyone heard anything recently about the current recruitment situation? I know some guys who did the medical + psych months ago but not a peep at this stage.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2019, 05:19
Replies: 144
Views: 90,634
Posted By MajorLemond

Awful news. I don’t know a lot about a109’s but...

Awful news. I don’t know a lot about a109’s but is this type usually fitted with an autopilot?
12th Mar 2019, 00:05
Replies: 109
Views: 103,165
Posted By MajorLemond

Very fair statement, I guess when I mean new, I...

Very fair statement, I guess when I mean new, I mean the latest generation 737, with it's associated latest generation avionics. Airliners haven't changed much really in the last 30 odd years with...
11th Mar 2019, 09:44
Replies: 109
Views: 103,165
Posted By MajorLemond

This is Absolutely justified. I too am a little...

This is Absolutely justified. I too am a little surprised that China is the first country to do this, but politics aside, this is a brand new "state of the art" 737 that's had 2 crashes in the same...
9th Mar 2019, 09:56
Replies: 37
Views: 13,764
Posted By MajorLemond

Great description Krusty34. Come across a few of...

Great description Krusty34. Come across a few of those roaches in my time!
9th Mar 2019, 09:52
Replies: 37
Views: 13,764
Posted By MajorLemond

EVERY Airline you work for will want you taking...

EVERY Airline you work for will want you taking company planned fuel. As far as i’m aware none I have worked for have disciplined anyone over taking extra. Most fuel policies will give the PIC scope...
22nd Feb 2019, 01:47
Replies: 544
Views: 483,682
Posted By MajorLemond

When I joined, the going rate was 5-8 years off...

When I joined, the going rate was 5-8 years off an upgrade. It’s turned put to be pretty much on the money (8 years)

There are so many factors that can affect this however, so your best bet is to...
Forum: Tech Log
28th May 2018, 03:00
Replies: 49
Views: 8,259
Posted By MajorLemond

The "who cares" was directed at being asked the...

The "who cares" was directed at being asked the question if they would like a few knots added and getting agitated for being asked the question. I'm all for flying as precisely as is practical....
Forum: Tech Log
27th May 2018, 03:21
Replies: 49
Views: 8,259
Posted By MajorLemond

Honestly who cares? If they ask you and you don’t...

Honestly who cares? If they ask you and you don’t want it just be polite and say “no thanks”

On the a320, In my experience on newly built aircraft, the autothrust responds very slowly at low /...
8th May 2018, 08:20
Replies: 544
Views: 483,682
Posted By MajorLemond

You’d be be at max overtime (on level 3 pay -...

You’d be be at max overtime (on level 3 pay - which is after 5 years of service) mixed up with a crapload of day-off payments to make 180k on the 320. 150k is more likely in a really busy year...
14th Apr 2018, 03:14
Replies: 8
Views: 8,221
Posted By MajorLemond

Word on the street is that it had a serious...

Word on the street is that it had a serious birdstrike (enough to replace the radome) but engines were assessed as undamaged.

Good job to get it back on the ground, it will be interesting to see...
6th Apr 2018, 07:47
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By MajorLemond

The guys in guys in the Swiss Air accident were...

The guys in guys in the Swiss Air accident were basically screwed from the moment they signed on for work - not even a remotely comparable scenario.
4th Apr 2018, 05:37
Replies: 4
Views: 2,692
Posted By MajorLemond

For the 5 years + I spent there, it was...

For the 5 years + I spent there, it was definately a “Regime” moreso than any other airline I have worked for. Even 10 years ago, the place had so many guys soc’d for various reasons, pilots were...
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