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3rd Apr 2019, 22:13
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Bus Junkie

VN

The VN airline you are employed by will send you to fog the mirror on the medical check. The license is validated with a 100 question test, it was 80 aircraft specific and 20 air law. Your contract...
3rd Jan 2019, 18:12
Replies: 1
Views: 1,453
Posted By Bus Junkie

You have a much better chief pilot now. And I've...

You have a much better chief pilot now. And I've heard rosters are much more comfortable and flexible too.

Glad to see clay/adam the w*****r has left. No company can afford 25% turnover each year.
15th Nov 2017, 02:41
Replies: 13
Views: 3,238
Posted By Bus Junkie

If its the N-registered one in Vietnam, don't...

If its the N-registered one in Vietnam, don't touch it. It has lots of problems. It's been sitting most of a year.
25th May 2017, 11:53
Replies: 1,692
Views: 804,923
Posted By Bus Junkie

You could enlighten us as to how your parking...

You could enlighten us as to how your parking issue is going.
24th Apr 2017, 04:18
Replies: 7
Views: 4,289
Posted By Bus Junkie

We (the stepchild downstairs) just acquired one...

We (the stepchild downstairs) just acquired one of your local captains as a DEC. Good times in these overstaffed times. Or maybe he is off to Jeddah on our wet lease.
21st Feb 2017, 06:30
Replies: 1,692
Views: 804,923
Posted By Bus Junkie

Jetstar is rumored to be taking 35 of your local...

Jetstar is rumored to be taking 35 of your local cadets in the near future. Your local FOs that we have all suffer from narcolepsy, laziness and real dislike for non VNA SOPs.
27th Nov 2016, 11:36
Replies: 1,692
Views: 804,923
Posted By Bus Junkie

It happened departing narita. They couldn't...

It happened departing narita. They couldn't understand why they missed a climb restriction.
22nd Nov 2016, 01:19
Replies: 44
Views: 44,341
Posted By Bus Junkie

Before that, last year too. The GM when he was...

Before that, last year too. The GM when he was last here, 4 years ago, had the same inability to retain pilots.
22nd Nov 2016, 01:16
Replies: 6
Views: 3,418
Posted By Bus Junkie

Paying for upgrades? Bonds? You wankers are the...

Paying for upgrades? Bonds? You wankers are the reason pay is so low and working conditions are on par with slave labour.
21st Nov 2016, 12:37
Replies: 6
Views: 3,418
Posted By Bus Junkie

$32k USD for the upgrade and a 2 year bond,...

$32k USD for the upgrade and a 2 year bond, unless you are from Auz. Then just $8k (cost of the sim training) and a two year agreement.
21st Nov 2016, 12:31
Replies: 44
Views: 44,341
Posted By Bus Junkie

You mean Jetstar Pacifiky with the 25% captain...

You mean Jetstar Pacifiky with the 25% captain turnover this year?
13th Oct 2016, 11:46
Replies: 1,692
Views: 804,923
Posted By Bus Junkie

$60,000 USD

$60,000 USD
23rd Aug 2016, 11:22
Replies: 6
Views: 4,340
Posted By Bus Junkie

EPR for takeoff, EGT for climb (680? its been 30...

EPR for takeoff, EGT for climb (680? its been 30 years since that acft), "gear up, declare min fuel"
16th Mar 2016, 14:39
Replies: 5
Views: 3,861
Posted By Bus Junkie

Maybe at 1000 hours the locals recognize the...

Maybe at 1000 hours the locals recognize the crash will happen.
15th Mar 2016, 10:21
Replies: 128
Views: 37,658
Posted By Bus Junkie

At Vietnam Airlines it is no problem: Maintenance...

At Vietnam Airlines it is no problem: Maintenance screwed up the MEL, the crew took off and recognized the A350 wasn't pressurizing passing FL140, no problem they continued to climb to cruise...
20th Dec 2015, 02:45
Replies: 20
Views: 16,083
Posted By Bus Junkie

It will be the FU captain who will be blamed for...

It will be the FU captain who will be blamed for creating confusion by reporting.
:ugh:
23rd Nov 2015, 04:17
Replies: 17
Views: 8,950
Posted By Bus Junkie

You need to see the aircraft flying in Vietnam....

You need to see the aircraft flying in Vietnam. There is nothing that can't be permenantly fixed with high speed tape. All three airlines are the same here.


Never let the truth get in the way...
21st Sep 2015, 18:17
Replies: 90
Views: 72,547
Posted By Bus Junkie

Hahaha Vietnam Airlines? I've heard lots of...

Hahaha Vietnam Airlines? I've heard lots of stories from the local FOs we borrow, and the expat Captains I imbibe with.

I was drinking a few beers with a guy a bar in an SE Asian country, when he...
11th Jul 2015, 05:42
Replies: 6
Views: 2,203
Posted By Bus Junkie

Not true. It depends on what you pay for. I...

Not true. It depends on what you pay for. I operate IAE engine A320/1s some have 10 kt to/ld limit some have 15 kt. Others have 10t land, 15 kt takeoff.
26th Mar 2015, 06:22
Replies: 149
Views: 95,076
Posted By Bus Junkie

I don't know about VJ but Jetstar Pac hired about...

I don't know about VJ but Jetstar Pac hired about 8 with no time on type, just the rating. CAAV had no issues.

Must be a mix up, Vietjet only take people with time on type, to get past CAAV with...
13th Dec 2014, 14:00
Replies: 9
Views: 14,181
Posted By Bus Junkie

I'm not even sure where to begin with this one....

I'm not even sure where to begin with this one. As if having boiling water thrown at you isn't enough, uttering threats to blow up the plane AND no charges are laid???

The company makes lots of...
2nd Oct 2014, 08:22
Replies: 19
Views: 4,626
Posted By Bus Junkie

Perspective Whilst what Bus Junkie says can and...

Perspective
Whilst what Bus Junkie says can and does happen. The backpacker district, is a pretty rough seedy place in my opinion, so if you venture just a little more upscale rather than squatting...
30th Sep 2014, 13:32
Replies: 19
Views: 4,626
Posted By Bus Junkie

I've been in HCMC for almost a year. District 2...

I've been in HCMC for almost a year. District 2 is getting a bit rough. Two of our guys had their backpacks grabbed while on their scooters. District 1 is fine, just grab a cab, cheap and all around....
29th May 2014, 12:23
Replies: 20
Views: 22,295
Posted By Bus Junkie

How do you file a not guilty plee when you...

How do you file a not guilty plee when you clearly were in the wrong uniform and are documented as doing so? That just makes the judge more pi**ed with you for having to take the time to prove it......
23rd Dec 2013, 10:35
Replies: 739
Views: 664,977
Posted By Bus Junkie

Sorry, that is ridiculous. If there are too many...

Sorry, that is ridiculous. If there are too many tasks while taxying you stop them or set the parking brake. All of the crew pays attention to the here and now. Taxying in an unknown area with...
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