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12th Apr 2018, 12:44
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Posted By IsDon

Concur Maggot. My recent experiences of the...

Concur Maggot.

My recent experiences of the long haul training system has been very very good.

A great bunch of trainers.

Iíve never experienced the SH training system in Qantas, but I...
8th Feb 2018, 02:16
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Posted By IsDon

Possibly, and thatís how it was done in the past....

Possibly, and thatís how it was done in the past. With HR turning the whole process upside down then who knows for certain. What I posted above is what Iíve been told by those who are in a position...
31st Jan 2018, 23:00
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Posted By IsDon

Grape Vine

From reliable sources, for those hungry for information.

Recruiting is due to commence again in February.

155 on hold file as at December. Expect 10-20 each month with figures of 200 pilots...
27th Nov 2017, 21:36
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Posted By IsDon

Rapidly! Networks are looking at a whole...

Rapidly!

Networks are looking at a whole bunch of options from the East coast and Perth.

AJ stated that weíre not ordering more 787s until the initial tranche prove themselves. (Purely for...
16th Sep 2017, 11:18
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Posted By IsDon

Then don't. Go ahead and see what happens. Don't...

Then don't. Go ahead and see what happens. Don't say you weren't warned.
16th Sep 2017, 11:17
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Posted By IsDon

If you say so.

If you say so.
16th Sep 2017, 11:17
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Posted By IsDon

That's exactly what they're doing. ...

That's exactly what they're doing.



No. I'm a current Qantas pilot. Just trying to look after those trying to get past the gate keepers.
16th Sep 2017, 04:19
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Posted By IsDon

A timely warning

I have it from a very good source that the Human Refuse (HR) department, or do they call themselves Total Arseholes (TA) these days? I can't keep up. Have their spies out.

As I alluded to before,...
15th Sep 2017, 10:32
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Posted By IsDon

The Qantas 787 sim will be online in Sydney at...

The Qantas 787 sim will be online in Sydney at the end of November.

Only guessing, but that may be accounting for the delay in courses. Obviously better to do the sim training in house.
27th Jul 2017, 00:01
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Posted By IsDon

HR are the kings! Don't you forget it!

I think HR, or talent acquisition as they like to be known these days, :rolleyes: are suffering under the "knowledge is power" delusion. Don't expect to be told anything until they absolutely have to...
11th Jul 2017, 09:45
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Posted By IsDon

Captain Keg even. :ok:

Captain Keg even. :ok:
4th Jul 2017, 15:36
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Posted By IsDon

Penny wise pound foolish.

Penny wise pound foolish.

Not to mention the hit to morale and engagement that results when a professional bunch of aviators are demoted for no good reason, and against all common sense, when far...
4th Jul 2017, 07:39
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Posted By IsDon

Further to what Keg has said, it was put to...

Further to what Keg has said, it was put to management that it would be a smart idea to train the whole 767 crew compliment onto the A330 in rank rather than demote the vast majority. To do so would...
26th Apr 2017, 11:14
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Posted By IsDon

Not being prepared to wear a busted ring. ...

Not being prepared to wear a busted ring.

All the vouge now apparently.
19th Mar 2017, 07:48
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Posted By IsDon

Knight to Queen's Bishop 3

Knight to Queen's Bishop 3
29th Dec 2016, 02:39
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Posted By IsDon

Don't forget to mention the "stakeholders". ...

Don't forget to mention the "stakeholders".

I hasten to add, I have no idea what a stakeholder is, maybe it's this guy?
29th Dec 2016, 01:20
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Posted By IsDon

Thread drift alert

Well that's just nonsense.

That said, Keg and I had a robust discussion about this very topic on Qrewroom many years ago that went on for 15 pages and had close to 300 replies. Please don't let...
23rd Dec 2016, 02:07
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Posted By IsDon

Most. But not all. Some are quite happy...

Most. But not all.

Some are quite happy arguing their point of view, sometimes quite stridently, without fear of that argument affecting their work relationships, or indeed friendships.

:ok:...
22nd Dec 2016, 21:35
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Posted By IsDon

I'm not T-Tail.

I'm not T-Tail.
22nd Dec 2016, 17:31
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Posted By IsDon

Well now. Standby, direct message follows.

You make some good points, some I even agree with. HR, as an example, should be a support organisation. They are now an empire with way more influence than they deserve. Quite how the head of Qantas...
9th Dec 2016, 06:22
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Posted By IsDon

Then the HR empire got hold of it. Common...

Then the HR empire got hold of it.

Common sense, exit stage left.
13th Nov 2016, 01:48
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Posted By IsDon

You're wrong on that count. I do agree what...

You're wrong on that count.

I do agree what you say about the HR Oxygen thieves though.
8th Nov 2016, 11:31
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Posted By IsDon

Well said! Poetic actually, and absolutely...

Well said! Poetic actually, and absolutely spot-on.

Inventing rules so they can be policed, running courses because someone has to run them, and gaining bonuses upon reaching KPIs based on how...
8th Nov 2016, 07:25
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Posted By IsDon

Didn't say he reported to HR but he may as well....

Didn't say he reported to HR but he may as well. Everybody else seems to.
8th Nov 2016, 04:07
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Posted By IsDon

I've heard that HR have banned technical...

I've heard that HR have banned technical questions as they can't understand them.

When is corporate Australia going to wake up and realise the HR empire for what it is? An useless impediment to...
29th Sep 2016, 19:54
Replies: 3,096
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Posted By IsDon

And I'll wager that extra 0.2" is vitally...

And I'll wager that extra 0.2" is vitally important.

What did you measure it with? A laser?

Q. Hey mods, why won't PPRuNe let me use the word L A S ER without putting an '@' where the 'a'...
27th Sep 2016, 03:28
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Posted By IsDon

Logically, QF should operate ALL of the 787s....

Logically, QF should operate ALL of the 787s. Economy's of scale, easier crewing, etc etc.....

Solves a lot of problems and also corrects what was a poor decision in giving them to JQ to begin...
26th Sep 2016, 23:36
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Posted By IsDon

Heard exactly the same. Could be the same...

Heard exactly the same.

Could be the same impeccable source.

Bring it on. :D
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