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Old 08-04-2009, 08:45 AM   #23  
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Originally Posted by V1Rotate View Post
Ok, thanks, that makes more sense. Actually kinda sounds like a better way to pay pilots. Paying by the flight hour means that you end up doing a lot of things for free.
I like the duty pay, too. I will say though that the only downside is that you really have to put in a lot of duty to make money, vs. someone paid by the flight hour who can fly a highly efficient trip with minimum duty but lots of pay. Then again, on my line I do 14 hour days three days a week (with a 9 hour "half day" in there too ), and spend most of those days sitting in the crew room being paid to BS with the other pilots and play on my iPhone. I suppose it's a wash.
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