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Old 07-08-2006, 05:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Walmart, JB Hunt, ABF or Alltel?

Does anyone know anything about the quality of life flying for any of these corporations-WalMart, JBHunt, Tyson, ABF, Alltel? Days off, pay, schedules, aircraft that they fly? Any info is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Old 07-12-2006, 06:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have been doing some research into how often some Corp gig's fly and I went to a website called www.flightaware.com If you know the tail number then just plug in the tail number and it will give all of the trips flown in the past four months. It gives you a good idea of how often you would fly and where you go. If you don't know the tail number but you know where they fly out of, then you can plug in the airport and it will tell you all the arrivals and departures from that airport and just find the type of plane they fly and click on the flight and it will tell you the owner and everything. Good luck
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Old 07-12-2006, 08:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hey thanks. I am very familiar with that webiste. I use it all the time to track tailnumbers that I know. So, of course, I've already tried tracking some their planes, but Walmart has it so you cannot track their tailnumbers.
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Old 07-13-2006, 05:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Nevermind...not even going to get started.
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Old 07-13-2006, 07:05 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Nevermind...not even going to get started.
Then why did you even bother posting that? If you have nothing to say, why say anything?
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Old 07-13-2006, 07:41 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Then why did you even bother posting that? If you have nothing to say, why say anything?
It's a unique function called "edit." Thanks for your concern, Sir Master Flight Instructor!
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Old 07-13-2006, 03:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Wal-mart has a huge fleet of Lear 31s and some 35s, and looking to upgrade to 40/45s'. You can expect to fly 5 days a week, mostly out and backs from their place in Arkansas.

I use to work on one of Hunts planes back in the 80s (jetstar) and that was typical Big Corp. ops and may still be . So you can expect about 10 -12 days a month average 100 nights a way per year. Check out the latest Pro-pilot Mag. issue for salary ranges.

Verizion (probably similar to Alltel) has a couple of Falcon 2000s' at Dullas (IAD) that I see when I'm there, other than that, probably typical ops with good pay, and got to know somebody to get hired

thats all i know -bout that.

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Old 07-13-2006, 05:52 PM   #8 (permalink)
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It's a unique function called "edit." Thanks for your concern, Sir Master Flight Instructor!
Wow, hit a sore spot did I? Some people put that they edited out their comment so people wouldn't get confused. Give it a try, when everyone seems supprised, you can say that you got the idea from a "Sir Master Flight Instructor", that way people will know where you got such a good idea.

Anyways, back on topic (sort of) how does Walmart block their tail numbers from being tracked from FlightAware?
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Old 07-13-2006, 06:02 PM   #9 (permalink)
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BASF is looking for a pilot...

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BASF, The Chemical Company, is a Fortune 100 chemical company dedicated to making products that make our customers' products better. At BASF, we make careers better, too. BASF is seeking a pilot. The pilot shall provide a safe, timely, secure, and effective business environment to meet the travel needs of BASF's key personnel throughout the NAFTA region (US, Canada, Mexico). The pilot is responsible for meeting the highest standards of safety, efficiency and comfort.

Principal responsibilities shall include:

1. All aspects of aircraft operation,
2. Ensuring the welfare of all passengers aboard the aircraft, and
3. Attending training required by BASF and/or training required to maintain or improve FAA flight certifications and skill base as flight technology evolves.

Required Skills/Experience/Education:

1. FAA Commercial Pilot certificate with Instrument and Multi-Engine Ratings.
2. Minimum 3-5 years experience flying jet or high-performance aircraft.
3. Minimum 1,500 flight hours experience and 300 hours within the last two years.
4. Valid FAA First Class Medical Certificate with no waivers.
5. Knowledge of aircraft systems, ATC procedures, weather analysis, emergency procedures, and general airmanship skills.

Other Requirements:

6. Live within reasonable commuting distance of the Morristown Airport.
7. Available for duty subject to the schedule produced by management, which may include night and weekend flight service.
8. Willingness to occasionally be responsible for aircraft towing and fueling at the Morristown hangar facility.
9. Willingness to assume certain administrative duties that may include ordering supplies, safety coordination, modifying or maintaining flight schedules, and other duties as assigned (2+ days per month).

Desired Skills/Experience/Education:

* FAA issued Airline Transport Pilot rating with Falcon 50 type rating
* International experience

We offer compensation and benefits that reflect our leadership position. For more information about careers at BASF, The Chemical Company, visit our website at www.basf.com/corporate.

To apply, please visit our website at www.basf.com/careers and select the "Search Job Openings" link. Enter 2796BR into the keyword search box. Only applications submitted through the company's website will be accepted. No search firms. Tell them you saw the ad on AvCrew.com.
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Old 07-13-2006, 09:30 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I got a call from Wal mart a couple years ago. they had 8 guys quit at once.......wonder why???????? first year pay 30k , max pay after 12 years 55k.

work 5 days a week...."but no overnights and you get to live in a trailer in arkansa" NO RETIREMENT, SELF FUNDED 401K AND they give you some kind of profit sharing on company stock. I'll wipe my ass with that , if you didn't get on 20 years ago you won't have much of a retirement . upgrade they did not say.

I don't shop there and I would not want to work fot those *******s. lowest pay corporate job out there.
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