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31st Jul 2009, 01:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,809
Posted By The Potter

Thumbs down Pathetic Answer

It's some time since I've posted on Pprune but that answer to a legitimate question is the most annoyingly pathetic I've seen in a long time, Donkey Duke := If you can't answer the question in an...
13th Jan 2009, 04:59
Replies: 68
Views: 11,755
Posted By The Potter

Back on Thread

Ladies & Gentlemen please, let's try to keep this topic on thread. :confused: I left FR three years ago. No, not because of a 'hardon' for a 777 (or in my case a 747) but because of the chance to...
17th Jan 2007, 11:38
Replies: 1,067
Views: 194,235
Posted By The Potter

My wife has worked for BA since 1994. In that...

My wife has worked for BA since 1994. In that time she has had an excellent attendance record & nothing but good reports from both passengers & fellow crew alike. Until last summer she hadn't had a...
21st Apr 2006, 08:28
Replies: 93
Views: 28,847
Posted By The Potter

I can't find anyone paying less, for jet rated...

I can't find anyone paying less, for jet rated pilots, than Jet2 in the UK. I tried but it was impossible. I whole heartedly agree with the sentiments of NSF, & Tonker epitomises why Jet2 continue...
1st Apr 2006, 06:49
Replies: 320
Views: 43,499
Posted By The Potter

Wink Don't push it Silverhawk. ;)

Don't push it Silverhawk. ;)
31st Mar 2006, 08:12
Replies: 320
Views: 43,499
Posted By The Potter

Thumbs down Well Jet2 people, I think that you should all...

Well Jet2 people, I think that you should all listen to that wise old owl, Silverhawk..... I know he's a hawk not an owl but close enough for illustration purposes.

Can't stand the company myself,...
6th Mar 2006, 11:53
Replies: 82
Views: 20,158
Posted By The Potter

Just a couple of questions, guys. At the...

Just a couple of questions, guys.

At the moment we get 20 annual leave days a year plus eight bank holidays. This, obviously = 28 days. Does the new allocation of 14 days include the bank...
30th Jan 2006, 12:15
Replies: 22
Views: 4,602
Posted By The Potter

Exactly, Say Again s l o wl y, & this is the...

Exactly, Say Again s l o wl y, & this is the point that I am trying to make. For what other differences of opinion can a company such as Channex or Emerald decide to withold confirmation of your...
30th Jan 2006, 09:27
Replies: 22
Views: 4,602
Posted By The Potter

Hi Johnny, firstly allow me to correct a couple...

Hi Johnny, firstly allow me to correct a couple of your observations. It was not just one person who refused to pay back their bond, there were at least three of us. It was not exactly signed of my...
26th Sep 2005, 13:50
Replies: 86
Views: 54,310
Posted By The Potter

Is this true? Yes.

Is this true? Yes.
15th Sep 2005, 17:28
Replies: 86
Views: 54,310
Posted By The Potter

Well said NSF. Couldn't agree more; this isn't...

Well said NSF. Couldn't agree more; this isn't just about how much we earn or whether or not we deserve it when compared to other industries. The leap from being a freight operator, with old heaps...
8th Sep 2005, 17:55
Replies: 86
Views: 54,310
Posted By The Potter

Pol1wx That's just what a lot of the staff at...

Pol1wx That's just what a lot of the staff at Jet2 are doing, leaving. And if they have the good fortune to join Ryanair they will receive a stable roster pattern, they won't have to call into...
3rd Sep 2005, 20:55
Replies: 86
Views: 54,310
Posted By The Potter

Grrr The CAA should have more than a word with this...

The CAA should have more than a word with this outfit. They have real issues with an almost total disregard for flight safety if it interferes with their profits in any way.

Their treatment of...
31st Aug 2005, 17:18
Replies: 86
Views: 54,310
Posted By The Potter

Thumbs down Allow me to tell you just how good & "industry...

Allow me to tell you just how good & "industry norm" Jet2 actually are.

:sad: Line training captains who use assumed temp & derate during windshear conditions!

:sad: Aircraft being flown with...
24th Apr 2005, 17:34
Replies: 23
Views: 7,415
Posted By The Potter

GGV, you raise some points that are valid & I...

GGV, you raise some points that are valid & I can't address each & every one of them it is true. It is also true of many other carriers who will try anything that they get away with to rip off the...
23rd Apr 2005, 16:24
Replies: 23
Views: 7,415
Posted By The Potter

Gonnabe, With a 737 type rating you could be...

Gonnabe,

With a 737 type rating you could be employed by Ryanair after completing their differences course which you may have to pay for. After that you will probably be employed as a second...
16th Mar 2005, 08:31
Replies: 30
Views: 5,736
Posted By The Potter

Wink I couldn't agree with Spaceman1000 more. It...

I couldn't agree with Spaceman1000 more. It really does get you down when you are busting your balls to get your first job & no one will give you a break. You & your mates just about scraping by...
7th Mar 2005, 08:57
Replies: 6
Views: 2,117
Posted By The Potter

Thanks for the very concise information Buttline...

Thanks for the very concise information Buttline that was a good overview & is appreciated. What is this about positiong by train though? The salary also seems extremely poor so you would have...
5th Mar 2005, 14:42
Replies: 6
Views: 2,117
Posted By The Potter

Question Would you recommend Jet2

Are there any experienced & type rated 737 FOs out there who are employed on a Channex contract but predominantly flying for Jet2 out of LBA or MAN? I am thinking of applying to them but I hear...
4th Sep 2004, 12:50
Replies: 375
Views: 78,806
Posted By The Potter

Capt Loko, which contract companies just require...

Capt Loko, which contract companies just require the rating & no time on type? I would really love to know, having just completed a 757 rating & being told by all of the contract companies that I...
1st Sep 2004, 13:58
Replies: 147
Views: 22,480
Posted By The Potter

Devil You're absolutely right, Scroggs, & when people...

You're absolutely right, Scroggs, & when people begin to realise that an airline pilot's job is exactly that: a job & not a hobby then maybe we can put a little bit of dignity back into avaition.
...
29th Aug 2004, 13:24
Replies: 147
Views: 22,480
Posted By The Potter

Thumbs up I know that Skyman is being very forceful with...

I know that Skyman is being very forceful with his post but you have to say that he has a point. It's not just that we are expected, by many carriers, to fork out for a TR these days but many of our...
26th Jul 2004, 09:52
Replies: 22
Views: 4,764
Posted By The Potter

Red face I also agree with Scroggs. I went to one of the...

I also agree with Scroggs. I went to one of the biggest flight training establishments in the UK in 1997 with promises of pilot shortages right around the corner, airlines recruiting directly from...
7th Apr 2004, 13:00
Replies: 19
Views: 8,381
Posted By The Potter

Grrr Just to put the record straight about VLM, from...

Just to put the record straight about VLM, from someone I know very well, & who is, as you say, on the inside....

So far this year they have lost approximately 15 pilots. Out of the eight F.O.s...
9th Jul 2003, 07:12
Replies: 50
Views: 10,748
Posted By The Potter

I'm speaking from absolute first hand experience,...

I'm speaking from absolute first hand experience, Tosh. They are a truly dreadful airline, they think nothing of you as an employee or your life outside of work. If you are BHX or EDI based you'll...
7th Jul 2003, 07:05
Replies: 50
Views: 10,748
Posted By The Potter

Devil The heaps of junk that I was refering to were the...

The heaps of junk that I was refering to were the F27s not particularly the SD360. However, BAC charge far too much for a type rating on either of these aircraft types: Streamline used to charge...
29th Jun 2003, 01:52
Replies: 50
Views: 10,748
Posted By The Potter

If BAC were offering that elusive first...

If BAC were offering that elusive first commercial job to a wannabe then I'd say go for it. They really are total $h!t but hey, it would be your first break. However, as they are looking for type...
29th Jun 2003, 01:42
Replies: 29
Views: 10,258
Posted By The Potter

I am aware fo the 'Basic Disclosure Certificate'...

I am aware fo the 'Basic Disclosure Certificate' & you are correct HZ123 if you have nothing to hide then it's just a formality. My concern is with the need to supply five years of references...
28th Jun 2003, 05:04
Replies: 29
Views: 10,258
Posted By The Potter

Question Airside IDs & Five Years of References!

I see that to obtain an airside pass in the UK you must now be able to supply five years of employment references, with no gaps in your work history; give two personal references from people who have...
12th May 2003, 00:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By The Potter

Grrr So if Mark Giordani contributes towards his own...

So if Mark Giordani contributes towards his own type rating then he'll be offered a job & whether he "pesters" them or not it won't make a blind bit of difference unless he's got about 6,000 to...
28th Jan 2003, 14:57
Replies: 16
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Views: 1,458
Posted By The Potter

A former colleague of mine was recently made...

A former colleague of mine was recently made redundant from a regional airline. The very next day the IPF provided him with an information pack regarding his legal rights, who was recruiting, a fact...
25th Jan 2003, 09:44
Replies: 24
Views: 3,661
Posted By The Potter

Angry :mad: 5Q has hit the right note: the problem...

:mad:
5Q has hit the right note: the problem with ECY is that it was run initially by a man with very good intentions but zero idea on how to operate a commercial airline. He had the great...
Replies: 86
Views: 14,827
Posted By The Potter

Apart from the above mentioned 176 you need the...

Apart from the above mentioned 176 you need the following for the issue of a JAA ATPL:-
Total Time 1500 hours, of which you must have 100 night hours & 500 hours of multi-crew time. You do not...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By The Potter

Angry Scroggs I was not refering to your reply on...

Scroggs I was not refering to your reply on Worzels thread about self-funded type ratings. I was, in fact, making reference to Bangher's reply further on when, refering to me, he says, "I can't...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By The Potter

Red face Hi Syed, BAC Express are currently fully...

Hi Syed,

BAC Express are currently fully crewed but there is a possibility of a job with them in the new year, the catch, however, is that they are charging for the type training on either the F27...
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