At 1,000ft we have to perform a noise abatement procedure which involves accelerating normally only a few knots (we took off at 160kts which is around 185mph) to retract one stage of flap, we reduce power from take off thrust to climb thrust and climb away with flap 10 out until we reach 4,000ft at this point we then accelerate further and retract the flaps. On long haul we always recommend that customers fasten their seat belt over their duvets or blankets to avoid being disturbed by the crew if the we have to put the seat belt sign on at short notice. For a perfect re-creation of our First Class or Business Class experience at home, purchase the all-inclusive package, … It appears we will not be going on time. A long haul flight from London Heathrow to Las Vegas on a Boeing 747-400. Each crew member will be responsible for their own door, but once they have placed their own door into manual mode they proceed across to the other side of the aircraft and check their colleague has correctly placed their door into manual mode. Cabin Crew Training • Singapore Airlines’ cabin crew embody the Airline’s philosophy on customer service. Typically out of London we may not get continuous climb so we may have to level off at an intermediate level or altitude. Seeing the lack of opportunities and bad economic situations in Malaysia made me look to other countries for better ones. Pilot Uniform Guide: What do the stripes mean? “Things are also very uncertain because you don't know when the callback will be and it could happen in three to four years' time after most of us might have found other jobs. Soon is in the midst of applying for other full-time jobs. We do manage to get on the vertical profile and lined up with the runway at 4 miles out fully configured with the landing gear and flaps. It is a hope that Steven still clings on to. In the event of a diversion they can advise on the suitability of a diversion airfield in terms of their medical facilities on the ground. You can check these in your browser security settings. Time management is crucial here, typically we will only be on the aircraft 40-45 mins before departure so there is a fair amount to do and we normally agree a time we would start briefing, the briefing normally takes around 15 minutes including what we call the critical data entry procedure which is where we enter all the performance in terms of take off thrust setting, speeds, clearance and setting up the Mode Control Panel into our Flight Management Computers. Mr. Adrian Ooi, Singapore International Airlines 1st Officer Pilot Have a short de-brief on the bus with the cabin crew, but more importantly we discuss what the plans are for our ‘down-time’. I check in on the computer terminals 15 mins early, check any notices (by checking in I’m confirming I have a valid licence, medical and am up to date with all new notices from the company). Medlink know all the medical supplies we have onboard and also know the training our cabin crew have. He has a son in Secondary 1 who has lived in Singapore since the age of four, and he will have to adapt to a whole new education system when he returns to his home country. “Most importantly, we are making space for the younger pilots to continue because they have many more years to go and families that need their support.” — TODAY, Cheras LHDN branch to resume operations tomorrow, Glove maker Laglove ordered to close Kajang plant for Covid violations after HR minister sees workers’ living conditions, US stocks open lower on UK Covid-19 spike despite US stimulus. We are then informed that some of the customers would like to come and visit the flight deck so we welcome a family with some young children, they sit in the seats with our hats on (I hope mine didn’t have too much hair gel stuck in it!) Spends 4 years in university in exchange for a useless piece of a certificate. The speed brake just gives us more drag so if we descend at the same speed with the speed brake out then we can achieve a higher rate of descent. It represents a typical day for a long haul pilot. “The pilot community at Scoot is a diverse one—there is a variety of nationalities here from different walks of life. The Jumbo can actually hold 173000kgs of fuel which is actually the weight of approx 2, maybe 3 fully loaded medium size aircraft and that’s just our fuel load. The non-precision approaches are both in excess of a normal 3 degree glideslope, this all points to the threat of a runway excursion (running off the end of the runway) which can be created by a fast un-stable approach with a potentially long landing. Once the answer is yes, we then need to decide on how much fuel to take. • FCTC houses seven simulators that replicate the cockpits of the various aircraft operated by Singapore Airlines, and can simulate the various motions of flight. The Air Line Pilots Association — Singapore said that an agreement on the latest pay cuts for pilots was reached after four days of negotiations with Singapore Airlines. We head to immigration, which, yes it can take us just as long as the normal passengers to navigate through. We have a contract with a facility called Medlink. Sia and Jay Duplass pose at the after party for the premiere of the HBO series "Camping" at Paramount Studios on Oct. 10, 2018 in Los Angeles. Pilots don’t make as much money as you think. From “surviving to winning” – that’s how former Singapore Airlines (SIA) pilot Cyrano Latiff describes how he’s turned his life around since surviving Singapore’s worst-ever aircraft disaster. We call flight management and tell them this information so they can start planning to issue jump seat boarding cards to allow some of our staff colleagues on the flight. In the bunk sometimes I sleep, sometimes I may read a book or watch a programme on my iPad. “SIA has been supporting us by sourcing for and providing secondary job offerings on our internal platform for their employees,” the union representing pilots in Singapore said. Time off down route varies from 24 hours to a few days depending on the airline’s schedule. Singapore Airlines (SIA) pilots have agreed to take deeper pay cuts of up to 50 per cent so that more of them can stay employed. Today, there are many more options. Singapore Airlines (SIA) has let go about half of its cadet pilots and cabin crew trainees as it continues to downsize its workforce. Lots of things to consider. © Copyright FlightDeckFriend.com 2011-2020 All Rights Reserved. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. The company, however, said that it would be open to hiring them should the demand for air travel return to pre-Covid levels. Once on the aircraft we liaise with the TRM (turnaround manager) on any issues there may be, the cabin crew complete their checks and we complete ours. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. They advise they believe the customers will still make their connections with some assistance so we arrange ground staff to meet some of our customers at the top of the airbridge on arrival and we pass this information on to the CSM who passes on the information to the customers. Thanks for sharing Jim! Unfortunately it doesn’t happen every day. Long Haul pilots require more time off than short haul pilots so they usually get time off down route to be able to enjoy the beach or visit the city. To celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday, the Singapore Airlines A380 was part of the aerial flypast during the National Day Parade. One of those visions, Sia’s first movie, “Music,” was 15 years in the making. In the US this means we are free to descend at our own discretion but must meet all of the restrictions on the arrival. “I think even if I have to downgrade to a smaller house, it's not a big problem,” he said. Luckily Vegas is one of our shortest transfers, it only takes 10 minutes from the airport, but a lot of our destinations can take up to two hours due to poor infrastructure and congestion. Our bunk area on the 747 is great, it can only be accessed from the flight deck and is very quiet and dark so really helps us get some rest. We discuss missed approach procedures and chose a high speed exit to the runway that if we have not got the wheels down by that point we shall initiate a missed approach. The company as a whole looks after its employees and invests in many training opportunities. We then get to choose some lunch from a menu and the cabin crew on the upper deck bring this in for us. He spent his days as an … Our FMC has this all programmed and we have checked it so the autopilot should do this automatically for us in VNAV mode. I hope this video gives you insight of what life is like during the current situation as an airline pilot. My work is finished and I can enjoy the Vegas casinos, hotels and pool parties (even if I am too old!)! In addition, there are another 304 trainees (second officers and cadet pilots) in various stages of training. Read more at The Business Times. You get selected. Stopping an aircraft this size is a major and challenging manoeuvre. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. Mr Chung's journey to captain was not a smooth flight. At Heathrow different ground controllers have different areas of responsibility so they will only clear you to the limit of their authority before transferring you to the next one. “ALPA-S is also working with different agencies to assist our pilots in looking for alternate job employments to supplement their loss of income during this trying time.”. Eventually the passengers are located before we find their bags and they are allowed to board the aircraft, we get the doors closed and I do a welcome onboard PA to everyone. Singapore’s national carrier announced on September 19 that its pilots would be taking 10 to 60 per cent pay cuts, weeks after revealing that it would be retrenching about 2,400 workers across SIA, SilkAir and Scoot. Once we are all ready for departure and I have the park brake set I do another PA to the customers updating them on the reason for the delay at the holding point. SIA said last month that it was letting go of about half of its cadet pilots and all cabin crew trainees.. Read more at straitstimes.com. It is a good way of picking up on an issues as we cannot see their body language when we speak on the phone. Seeing the lack of opportunities and bad economic situations in Malaysia made me look to other countries for better ones. Even more so on larger aircraft it is so important to land at the right place and at the right speed more so than the actual touchdown feel, however every pilot will also tell you we would like to land at the right place, the right speed and make the wheels just kiss the ground! Finish the syfc course, take the ppl and reject them if they ask you to sign on, don't … Whatever happens now we are taking off! Pilot salaries at Singapore Airlines can range from $6,500 - $20,000. I communicate this to our ground crew that are waiting on the tarmac to push us back. Enjoy a taste of Singapore Airlines, delivered to your home. I set the park brake and the captain switches the generators to the APU and shuts down the engines and switches off the seat belt signs. The lifestyle of a long haul pilot. Don't waste time with the RSAF, you will stand a higher chance of entering the cadet program as a fresh grad rather than at the time you leave RSAF to become a commercial pilot. On ultra long flights (over 12 hours each way) we have 4 pilots. The last time he flew was in April. Once the briefing is complete we enter the briefing room (our station with a computer and a printer is just outside) introduce ourselves to the cabin crew and we brief them on the flight details and we would normally conduct a joint briefing where we would talk about a particular issue that is relevant on our flight or has occurred recently for example what actions are required in the event of a toilet fire, how would the communication work and then we would detail what our actions and thought processes would be in the flight deck especially on the subject of a diversion and how long that may take if we are mid-Atlantic. Perhaps (with a citizenship) I could have just delayed my retrenchment... but, it’s completely my fault,” he said. Singapore Airlines describes its SIA@Home project like this:. I do not speak for all my compatriots, but to me, life is certainly good. from our club kitchen which is a buffet area in the Club World galley where there is sandwiches, ice cream, drinks, biscuits and chocolate that you can help yourself to. Plans for the joint venture were announced … He only embarked on the idea after a friend of his had become a pilot for the airline and he learned more about what the role entailed. Still, he never thought his stint would end this way. It really is true (like the saying) a good approach leads to a good landing. SINGAPORE, Sept 28 — It was his life-long dream to be a pilot but for Steven, his career was over before it even began. But despite all that, your individual work experience is dependent on the region, department and manager you work for. “Flying is my forte. On the bus we have chance to chat to the crew about everyone’s plans for the trip, unfortunately for the cabin crew they only get a 4 day trip which is still 2 nights, they are planning on a bit of socialising and sunbathing and some are visiting the outlets for shopping. This is one of our pilots typical day at ‘the office’. A Malaysian-born pilot who angered Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has begun a new life in Australia after the government ordered him to leave by May 1. This is a bit like a small cabin on a ship with bunk beds, we have lighting and heating controls with pillows and sleeping bags. Once lined up you have to be ready to depart as soon as ATC clear you as airports want to try and maximise their capacities for traffic on the runways, if everyone took 15-30 seconds to set thrust, over a day it could mean some aircraft not being able to depart later in the day. Entry to the flight deck is monitored, they would usually call us to warn us they are coming and we have cameras around the door to check it is clear before electronically unlocking and opening the door. At this point in my head I’m thinking about stopping the aircraft in an emergency and almost reciting my actions in my head. The longest I have waited is about 2 hours, but not here today in Vegas, we are all through in about 25 minutes, we collect our suitcases and head towards our transport which is a large coach. I started to evaluate my achievements and targets in life after having worked for about a year. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Pilot at Singapore Airlines can expect to make an average total pay of … I just love chocolate!) There is no time wasted with one pilot thinking ‘I wonder if he is going to do that, or ask for this’. The pilot monitoring (the Captain today) calls 80 kts which is just under 100mph, this is a check to ensure I am still alive and I’m not incapacitated but it is also a check to remind us that after this point we are more “continue” minded and we are only going to stop the aircraft for something very major. Our flight today operates from Terminal 3 so we have to catch a bus across to the aircraft. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. We revisit the actions and plans if we were to have an engine failure. You are however bonded to SIA for 7 years after you become a Line Pilot. As of May 2014, the average pilot income was $75,000. If we had a choice we would rather divert to an airfield that a nearby full facility hospital where our customer can receive the care they require very quickly. The flight plan today has us routing towards Goose Bay which is quite far north and even after making landfall in Canada there are not many options to land in an emergency. The pilot flying will normally choose which break they would like to have. There are also the older ones who have opted for early retirement. In pre-Covid times, he would make about S$14,000 a month on average, including allowances. Typically we are using runways around the world in excess of 3000 metres. After this we proceed to security and go through as a whole crew together. Ltd. (SCFT) joint venture for pilot training in Singapore next month. We have 2 bunks on board: a small room with a small mattress, cushions and sheets, where the crew can sleep. We only have pilots working here at Flightdeckfriend. Effectively there are tracks for all aircraft planned to cross the Atlantic or we could be planned on a random route that our company has chosen. It can be useful to turn the aircraft in strong winds to stop the wind blowing the fire and fumes onto the fuselage, however it may also be prudent not to turn such a large aircraft on a 45 metre runway as there is little room to manoeuvre, turning could also restrict access for emergency services on the paved surface and slides would be deployed for passengers to land into the grass. Soon, who ran as a Progress Singapore Party candidate in Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency in the 2020 General Election and has been with the airline for almost five years, said that his expenses are very low. Next, the cabin crew call with a customer in Business Class who is experiencing chest pains. Embark on an exciting career as a Pilot with us and you’ll be flying one of the most modern aircraft and fuel-efficient fleets in the skies. The Captain will be sat at the controls for both flights during take off and landing, the 2 Senior First Officers will rotate, one will be rostered to be the operating pilot outbound and the other will be the ‘heavy pilot’. Last week, we received a huge response from readers when we posed the question of whether or not pilots hop in bed with flight attendants regularly while flying together. Due to annual leave, sickness or other reasons it could be that a pilot needs to do the flight to maintain his/her currency. Nevertheless, the career … Continue Reading → Pilot training in the military. I work out the performance for each runway in terms of how much tailwind we can take at our estimated landing weight and what setting on the auto brake we can use with either idle, partial or full reverse. In our uncorporate jobs series, we speak with Raghuvamshi Surikuchi, a first officer with Indigo airlines and get the lowdown on the fascinating and inspiring life of a commercial pilot in India. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. as his brother and wife are on our flight and he wanted us to try and ensure they get on (they are on standby). The lifestyle of a long haul pilot. You recieve a small allowance until you graduate. Before heading off for my break I head off for a walk around the aircraft to stretch my legs and chat to the cabin crew to check they are all ok. You get selected. As I’m packing my bags I try not to appear too happy to be going to Vegas for 6 days, the wife picks up on this and she finds it especially annoying if I whistle in a jolly way as I’m packing the sun tan lotion, so I have learnt to avoid whistling until I’m in the car on my own driving to work! We can get changed again and cleaned up in the flight deck whilst the other pilot continues to fly the aircraft. I stumbled upon the SIA website and was attracted to this job opening; Cadet Pilot. We get discounts on food and sometimes drink in our hotels, the hotels want to encourage us to spend our money there, but rarely do I stay around the hotel. For Lu Changji, 28, who has been flying with the airline for four years, he said that even with the pay cuts, he is grateful for the amount he makes and “couldn’t ask for more”. A commercial pilot can work very irregular hours, and there is also the possibility of working on public holidays like Christmas and New Year’s. He is among the cadet pilots from the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group who will have to leave the company after completing his third of four phases of training, which lasts about three to four months. The first thing I do is work through all the notams, some of the notams indicate taxiways are closed or have reduced wing span clearances, I mark these with a red high marker on my iPad chart app. Getting a long haul flight ready for departure is literally an event. Looking to be released in 2021, her directorial debut will be brought to the American Film Market. I visually check we have met all of the stable approach criteria and call ‘stable, visual, I have control’. If you thinking of Becoming a Pilot or you’re a short haul pilot thinking of making the switch, you probably want to get a feeling of what a typical day for a long haul pilot is like. Click on the different category headings to find out more. We are departing from runway 27L and once we start to reach some of the holding points for the runway we can see there is at least 12 aircraft ahead of us. We have got to the hotel at just before midnight UK time, but it is only 2pm here in Vegas. In our very first featured article of this Career Writeup series, we have with us, Mr. Adrian Ooi, 32 years old who is a 1st Officer with Singapore International Airlines, SIA. It has the advantage that both pilots at the controls are involved in the approach and the objective for the captain today is to get the aircraft to 1000ft on the approach meeting the Stable Approach Criteria. The tracks are planned to avoid any weather if possible whilst taking advantage of the wind as best as possible, flying towards the US and Canada you can expect to have headwinds so we pick routes where the headwinds are least outside of the jet streams and on the way back we pick tracks that are in the jet streams to take advantage of the tailwind. The skill sets of Singapore Airlines' (SIA) pilots are highly sought-after (SIA service training should not go to waste, by Mr Joachim Sim Khim Huang, Sept 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com. Report time (the time I have to be ready at the briefing room) is 1045. This decision will first of all be based on currency and by that I mean every pilot has to do one takeoff and landing in a month (in my company it is 35 days). Half the cabin crew are on their breaks and we have bunk beds in the roof of the aircraft above the rear galley. The briefing focuses on identifying threats and talking about how we can avoid, trap and mitigate them, it is another opportunity to go over any recall / memory items and revise which pilot does what, the briefing is important as an effective briefing involves everyone and sorts out any ambiguity. After this the three of us conduct a post flight review, this is effectively a de-brief and we discuss what went well, what didn’t and why it didn’t and how we can improve for next time. This will normally swap round for the inbound flight. This means I will have to be in the staff car park by 1000 to catch the bus to the terminal, check in my bags and ensure I can take care of any admin housekeeping before proceeding to the briefing area. “So, the amount that I spend per month is really rather low and I try to be consciously aware of that because how many things could I possibly need?”. I head back up to the flight deck to start my rest and change into my pyjamas and manage to get my head down for 90 mins or so. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. We have a flight plan that is very accurate and details exactly how much fuel we need. This guy is quite aggressive and will come across as a bad guy. The gear provides a lot of drag so as soon as it can be retracted the better as we can improve our climb performance. • Safety training like fire-fighting and life raft boarding drills are also administered for pilots and cabin crew. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. Half way across the Atlantic we switch to Canada air traffic controllers. Once we have secured the aircraft, all the passengers are off and the cabin crew have completed their checks we all get off the aircraft together handing authority over to the engineering team. We have been assigned briefing room number 1 today and the cabin crew (14 today) are all inside the room briefing. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. “We are the first ones to go perhaps because we are not Singaporeans or permanent residents. He is also grateful that he has gotten into the groove of making these deliveries, which are busiest on weekends, now that the additional pay cuts have been announced. ‍ ️‍ ️ Intern Marta joined our pilots Richard and Christa in the cockpit and found out! A day in the life of a long haul pilot. One pilot has worked as a delivery driver for Lalamove, GOGOX and Ryde since March, after the number of flights he operates was reduced from six to eight a month to just one. “He's most anxious about going back home. Image provided by … For pilot Terence Soon, 30, on the other hand, he said that the pay cuts have not really affected him or brought worry upon his family, despite having a five-month old daughter to care for. The typical Singapore Airlines Pilot salary is $10,000. As part of your career, you will undergo a rigorous training program to equip yourself with the highest flying standards. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. “I’m lucky I don’t have to scramble to get started on another job or to get used to doing the deliveries,” he said. There are several emergencies I can call stop for and the Captain can call stop for anything he/she likes but normally we would only stop for major emergencies like an engine failure, any fire on the aircraft, wind shear warning, take off config warning, blocked runway or some sort of control restriction. He is open to trying out new jobs or returning to his previous industry. Pilots hate delays for two reasons: First, as stated above, downtime is at a minimum at the destination already. Our TRM changes our TOBT (this is a target off blocks time which enables ATC to better plan ground movements). The amount of time the pilot actually spends “on duty” is between 100-200 a month, or 20-40 duty hours a week. “My mentor has always told me that you've got to treat your salary like you're just taking (your) basic (salary). We need 2 cookies to store this setting. … Continue Reading → The result is that whilst it’s usually the case (with legacy carriers), it’s not always the case. There is also a keypad by the door and the cabin crew can request entry through that, however, we can always accept or deny entry. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Through the years in Squadron, an RSAF Pilot will be upgraded from a non-operational pilot (CAT D) to an operationally ready pilot (CAT A). One Filipino, who has been living in Singapore for the past nine years with his wife and two of his four children, will return to the Philippines. A Typical Day For a Long Haul Pilot Operating The B747-400. Our pilots know that we recruit and promote based on merit, so there’s no tolerance for discrimination—you know you’re working with the best qualified person for the job, not because they are a certain gender.” As you work your way through the ranks, there will be ample opportunities for progress to a Captain, and further develop your skills in the Technical, Training … Singapore Airlines (SIA) welcomed the first two women pilots in August last year. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. And that is not good news. A 59-year-old pilot who has been with the airline for 27 years said he is retiring early to help his younger Singaporean colleagues continue on in their jobs. I meet up with the other 2 pilots (we have 3 due to the length of the flight and so we can share rest) and after the pleasantries are out of the way we decide who is going to operate the 2 sectors (one flight there and one back). We always put the seat belt signs on a minimum of 20 minutes before landing to give the cabin crew the time they need to secure the cabin. A military pilot leads a military life, following orders, risking bodily harm and using lethal weapons. A Malaysian-born pilot who angered Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has begun a new life in Australia after the government ordered him to leave by May 1. To give an example we would expect the flight time coming back from Vegas to be at least 90 minutes quicker. Pilots can be re-employed beyond the age of 62 on a contract basis until the age of 65. I used to fantasize piloting the fighter jets when I was a kid. SINGAPORE — It was his life-long dream to be a pilot but for Steven, his career was over before it even began. 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