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Forum: Questions
11th Feb 2013, 02:42
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Posted By trainee99

Hi. Egpws doesn't use the weather radar beam to...

Hi. Egpws doesn't use the weather radar beam to provide any sort of mapping function. The map is a terrain database used in conjunction with aircraft location information. I think the statement...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By trainee99

Appologies and thanks for the correction - I fly...

Appologies and thanks for the correction - I fly an airbus and wrongly assumed the lights would be in the same place..
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Views: 1,403
Posted By trainee99

And turnoff lights sit next to the taxi lights on...

And turnoff lights sit next to the taxi lights on the nosewheel and shine off at an angle of about 45 degrees to illuminate the turnoff path from the runway. Usually during takeoff takoff lights and...
23rd Sep 2011, 11:50
Replies: 21
Views: 2,995
Posted By trainee99

Stefair, is that the wings scheme? If so, I might...

Stefair, is that the wings scheme? If so, I might have to reconsider my advice! I laid down 60k including type rating 7 years ago for the same scheme which, whilst expensive seemed a reasonable punt...
23rd Sep 2011, 10:02
Replies: 21
Views: 2,995
Posted By trainee99

User777. Give yourself the best possible chance...

User777. Give yourself the best possible chance of a job afterwards. The likes of CTC and oat have the best links with the airlines and run various mentored schemes that link directly into the...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By trainee99

The format is pretty standard, so there should be...

The format is pretty standard, so there should be no surprises...

The standard profile is set out in section 3.6 of this PDF (http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/33/SRG_FCL_01.PDF) and doubtless you will...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By trainee99

Only to say good luck, and it's not nearly as bad...

Only to say good luck, and it's not nearly as bad as everyone says. I made a number of mistakes with an examiner with an unforgiving reputation, but the average performance was ok, and that was...
27th Apr 2010, 21:26
Replies: 20
Views: 26,353
Posted By trainee99

Typically with a forecast like this, the captain...

Typically with a forecast like this, the captain would opt to carry some holding fuel - this is in addition to the planned diversion fuel to a suitable alternate and the contingency and final reserve...
27th Apr 2010, 21:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,798
Posted By trainee99

In my company we're urged to take as little as...

In my company we're urged to take as little as possible, but I know of many who take an extra tonne routinely and I very much doubt if there'd be any repurcutions for taking a full load every time if...
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By trainee99

1500 hours with a few stipulations added in and...

1500 hours with a few stipulations added in and an ATPL check. The plan is that you get some sort of a job once you have a frozen atpl and you work on some sort of reduced salary until you built up...
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By trainee99

Upgrading the fATPL to ATPL, 1 day service - Anyone with CAA recency?!

Hi. Not sure this is in the right place, and was unable to find anything about this on the search function so I'd be grateful if anyone who has recent experience with the CAA could help me out. Does...
12th May 2008, 20:38
Replies: 14
Views: 2,413
Posted By trainee99

Base training was awesome. Had all sorts of...

Base training was awesome. Had all sorts of thoughts going through my head the night before about what might catch me out, but on the day it was just like getting back into the sim - and of course...
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By trainee99

Having spent a few afternoons in starbucks...

Having spent a few afternoons in starbucks borders having a look through it I'm going to invest in 'Ace the Technical Pilot Interview' by Gary Bristow. A really good refresher on those long lost ATPL...
Replies: 7
Views: 3,161
Posted By trainee99

If you can't find a PA44, I think that the...

If you can't find a PA44, I think that the standard FS Beechcraft Baron is a very good substitute. Pitch/power settings are very similar and depending of course on how well equiped your PA44 is, the...
21st Dec 2007, 15:21
Replies: 28
Views: 5,042
Posted By trainee99

Maybe I've got something wrong here, but in 2007...

Maybe I've got something wrong here, but in 2007 ezy recruited 450 pilots without the addition of 90 aircraft - based on the crew factor of 5, so I'm not sure you can say that it is impossible,...
21st Dec 2007, 11:31
Replies: 28
Views: 5,042
Posted By trainee99

The most recent rumour I've heard is that whilst...

The most recent rumour I've heard is that whilst ezy are only recruiting a tiny number this year - of the order 50-100, there are plans afoot for a very large recruitment drive next year - of the...
Replies: 63
Views: 8,873
Posted By trainee99

CTC Wings

Navy trousers
White shirt
CTC logoed tie
CTC epaulettes awarded once you complete the foundation - i.e. once you start the wings course (this may have changed since going integrated - i don't know...
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By trainee99

ATPL is certainly the ball breakingly tedious bid...

ATPL is certainly the ball breakingly tedious bid - surely nobody would argue with that - now you can crack on with the fun part. Whether or not it's the hardest part all depends on what you excel...
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By trainee99

My understanding is that airlines aren't really...

My understanding is that airlines aren't really that interested in the ATPL ground school side of things as long as your not failing exams left right and centre, hence BGS will carry on just fine...
13th Mar 2007, 10:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By trainee99

Hi. I wrote a good long reply yesterday only for...

Hi. I wrote a good long reply yesterday only for my internet connection to die and lose it all. So in summary - my experience with CTC was very good - first rate facilities and pretty much all of the...
12th Mar 2007, 08:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By trainee99

The longest delay I know of having been through...

The longest delay I know of having been through the CTC Wings scheme is a total of 6 months mainly due to the training capacity of a partner airline - not a big deal in the scheme of things bearing...
Replies: 126
Views: 33,690
Posted By trainee99

See above for my previous posting which may have...

See above for my previous posting which may have got lost in the heat - anyone know how many bigger airlines find having a generic type rating useful for a job - or do most prefer to send people to...
Replies: 126
Views: 33,690
Posted By trainee99

I think I'm right in saying that quite a few of...

I think I'm right in saying that quite a few of the bigger companies will put you through their own type rating regardless of whether you're rated on type. I'm now with eJ on TR with CTC and I know...
Replies: 178
Views: 17,481
Posted By trainee99

Thanks. In fact after a bit of research i bought...

Thanks. In fact after a bit of research i bought the Phoenix A320 for FS 2004 about a week ago and I agree that it is excellent. It doesn't seem to be like most standard FS add ons that take what's...
Replies: 178
Views: 17,481
Posted By trainee99

I would be interested to know whether anyone now...

I would be interested to know whether anyone now running MSFS X has tried out the A321 yet and if so, whether it bears any resemblance to the real thing. Whilst i appreciate that a lot will be...
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