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Re: Chocks?

Postby VT » Wed, 02 Aug 2006 8:09 pm

grivoise wrote:What does the term chocks on chocks off mean?


"A block or wedge placed under something else, such as a wheel, to keep it from moving." So it is similar to the time when the plane take off and land.

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Re: Chocks?

Postby grivoise » Wed, 02 Aug 2006 9:48 pm

Plavt wrote:Should be 'Chocks away'. Propeller driven aircraft used to be secured by chocks under the wheels and when the pilot was ready to commence take of that was his order to the ground staff. (try to find an old war film that will show you). I don't think this procedure is in use much these days if at all.

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Vt wrote:"A block or wedge placed under something else, such as a wheel, to keep it from moving." So it is similar to the time when the plane take off and land.



Thanks Plavt and Vt. Plavt, now that you've explained it, yes, I've seen it in some old films. And Vt, thanks for explaining what that means in current times.

I read some airline site and they mentioned that meal allowances would be paid "chocks on and chocks off". So I guess that's what they meant. :)

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Re: Chocks?

Postby VT » Wed, 02 Aug 2006 10:41 pm

grivoise wrote:
Plavt wrote:Should be 'Chocks away'. Propeller driven aircraft used to be secured by chocks under the wheels and when the pilot was ready to commence take of that was his order to the ground staff. (try to find an old war film that will show you). I don't think this procedure is in use much these days if at all.

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Vt wrote:"A block or wedge placed under something else, such as a wheel, to keep it from moving." So it is similar to the time when the plane take off and land.



Thanks Plavt and Vt. Plavt, now that you've explained it, yes, I've seen it in some old films. And Vt, thanks for explaining what that means in current times.

I read some airline site and they mentioned that meal allowances would be paid "chocks on and chocks off". So I guess that's what they meant. :)


Yap... that's what they mean... to calculate your flight allowance. :wink: No prob.. glad to be of help.. take care..

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Need help

Postby cuba-cigar » Thu, 03 Aug 2006 3:10 am

Hi all!
I am 24 male and i currently in the hospitality industry and interested in joining SIA as a cabin crew.

When is the next recruitment held?

What is the requirement for guys? Going thru the topic and found most related to female. Do they look for appearance and skin condition for guys or well built guy? If ladies need to fit for kabaya then what what are the requirement for guy?

Roughly how much precentage of male compare to female they need?

Do emirates have singapore based crew instead of dubai based?

Thanks a lot cheers!

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Re: Chocks?

Postby cutiechar » Thu, 03 Aug 2006 11:52 am

[quote="grivoise"]What does the term chocks on chocks off mean?[/quote]


only the cabin crew will know this becoz this will be part of the sep training.

Chocks on means the aircraft touches the ground. this is the actual timing the pilot wld advise so tat all the crew can keep track their flying hours in order not to exceed the limited flying hours cabin crew has to adhere to.
Chocks off means take off from the ground.

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Re: Need help

Postby singaporegrrl » Thu, 03 Aug 2006 12:02 pm

grivoise wrote:What does the term chocks on chocks off mean?


Would it be right if we were to say from the time of departure to the time of arrival? I guess that's easier to understand.

cuba-cigar wrote:Do emirates have singapore based crew instead of dubai based?


Emirates crews are only based in Dubai.
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Re: Chocks?

Postby Plavt » Thu, 03 Aug 2006 3:15 pm

cutiechar wrote:
grivoise wrote:What does the term chocks on chocks off mean?

only the cabin crew will know this becoz this will be part of the sep training.



Don't think this has anything to do with the SEP training here are some links;

http://www.jobmonkey.com/airline/html/page100916.html


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http://66.249.93.104/search?q=cache:yf0 ... =clnk&cd=4[/url]


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Re: Chocks?

Postby grivoise » Thu, 03 Aug 2006 5:01 pm

cutiechar wrote:only the cabin crew will know this becoz this will be part of the sep training.

Chocks on means the aircraft touches the ground. this is the actual timing the pilot wld advise so tat all the crew can keep track their flying hours in order not to exceed the limited flying hours cabin crew has to adhere to.
Chocks off means take off from the ground.


Erm, thanks for the info, I figured.

Anyway, if the airline says "allowances will be paid BETWEEN chocks off and chocks on", what do you reckon they mean?

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Re: Chocks?

Postby grivoise » Thu, 03 Aug 2006 5:04 pm

Plavt wrote:Don't think this has anything to do with the SEP training here are some links;


Thanks, Plavt. ^_^

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Re: Need help

Postby blancD » Fri, 04 Aug 2006 12:48 am

cuba-cigar wrote:Hi all!
I am 24 male and i currently in the hospitality industry and interested in joining SIA as a cabin crew.

When is the next recruitment held?

What is the requirement for guys? Going thru the topic and found most related to female. Do they look for appearance and skin condition for guys or well built guy? If ladies need to fit for kabaya then what what are the requirement for guy?

Roughly how much precentage of male compare to female they need?

Do emirates have singapore based crew instead of dubai based?

Thanks a lot cheers!


take your time to read the previous posts, they're very helpful as your questions have been asked now and then :)
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Postby ValerieChu » Fri, 04 Aug 2006 3:38 pm

Baby_Jr14 wrote:anybody went for 12th july interview received their calls? im getting paranoid by the day hahaha coz i heard there's like training for 23rd aug.


hi there Baby_Jr14... is there interview on july 12th?? i was browing at SIA website..? but didnt see any.. where did u get all those recruitment information?? thanks

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Re: Resigned

Postby shopaholic » Fri, 04 Aug 2006 3:40 pm

carsiao wrote:Hearing from my friends, there are a total of 700 plus Crews resigned after getting their big fat bonus! Wow...chances chances for the newbie!



doesn't it say something about the job when there's such an astounding number of people leaving?

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Re: Resigned

Postby ntyj » Fri, 04 Aug 2006 4:20 pm

shopaholic wrote:
carsiao wrote:Hearing from my friends, there are a total of 700 plus Crews resigned after getting their big fat bonus! Wow...chances chances for the newbie!



doesn't it say something about the job when there's such an astounding number of people leaving?


700+ resignations..is just a hearsay.
even if its true, thats probably because they are ppl who didnt get their objectives right (work for glamourous purposes) before they started to pursue in this job.
in any ways...there are like thousands of crews, lets not rule out those who enjoy the work and really stay on for years.

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Postby voxvox » Fri, 04 Aug 2006 4:21 pm

ValerieChu wrote:
Baby_Jr14 wrote:anybody went for 12th july interview received their calls? im getting paranoid by the day hahaha coz i heard there's like training for 23rd aug.


hi there Baby_Jr14... is there interview on july 12th?? i was browing at SIA website..? but didnt see any.. where did u get all those recruitment information?? thanks

val


Hi Valerie,

I believed Baby_Jr14 was referring to the final/ management interview held on 12th July. He/she was not referring to the walk-in recruitment drive. Hope it clears your doubts. :)

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Postby Matt10 » Fri, 04 Aug 2006 4:23 pm

Anyway, has the MAS cabin crew been retrenched? So they started their training with SIA? because i heard SOME of them are sent to SIA. :D

Looks like SIA is in need for more cabin crew. :D


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