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Old 01-01-2019, 04:39 PM   #60  
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Originally Posted by Puck Hawg View Post
Isn't some of the hiring in anticipation of the 777's? I was told in the interview that they wanted to hire Captains with experience because "you'll be a Captain in two years." I know things change, and people want to do all they can to make their company more attractive, but I don't feel like K4 would outright lie to your face during an interview.
Pretty simple to do the math. We are training 16 every 3 weeks. There are 7 Captains per 747. 5 per 767/777. On the 747 we have 2 FOís for every CA. I donít see how a pilot hired today could expect to be a CA in 2 years. However, I have been wrong lots of times before.
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