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4runner
02-23-2018, 04:43 AM
You might be an ACMI pilot if you’ve tripped over a stack of rifles whilst conducting a walk around.


labbats
02-23-2018, 05:58 AM
I like turtles

DeadStick
02-23-2018, 07:02 AM
I’ll go:

You’ve mistook the different colored vodkas for juices at a hotel breakfast buffet in a CIS state.

You’ve accidentally tried to use Kyrgyz som to pay for something in Almaty.

You’ve walked into breakfast at 6am with beer in hand, after landing at 3am and reopening the hotel bar with the crew.


JackStraw
02-23-2018, 09:11 AM
Mods.. have you ever locked a thread just for being stupid?

Red Baron
02-23-2018, 09:14 AM
Mods.. have you ever locked a thread just for being stupid?

We all could use a little humor......life is too short so laugh a little.

rickair7777
02-23-2018, 09:15 AM
Mods.. have you ever locked a thread just for being stupid?

Stupid, yes. But we usually let funny slide.

Fly4Boating
02-23-2018, 11:30 AM
You might be an ACMI pilot if you have a day off between Monday and Tuesday.

WHACKMASTER
02-23-2018, 01:23 PM
Mods.. have you ever locked a thread just for being stupid?

If you’ve ever done ACMI you’d understand the twisted humor behind these posts. Now run along. No one says you have to read this “stupid” thread.

BigfootCapo
02-23-2018, 02:26 PM
You logged 70 hours this month, but expired on landings
You know how to say “beer please” in 19 different languages
You forgot what home looks like
You gave thumbs up sign to the waiter on first trip to middle east when asked if food was ok

Riverside
02-23-2018, 05:39 PM
Mods.. have you ever locked a thread just for being stupid?

Alligeiant is hiring. Go there.

tengssuuciurta
02-23-2018, 06:20 PM
Alligeiant is hiring. Go there.

lol, well played

WhipWhitaker
02-23-2018, 09:41 PM
Alligeiant is hiring. Go there.
Got em'... Hilarious

JackStraw
02-23-2018, 09:57 PM
Got em'... Hilarious

Allegiant IS hiring.

Adlerdriver
02-24-2018, 01:46 AM
...if the “Hours of service” section of your contract simply states: “See FARs”.

...if your RFO arrives as you and the Captain are doing the pre-flight duties, jokes that he’s on his first leg of IOE and you laugh, he asks some dumb questions while looking around excitedly.......you realize he’s not joking and neither one of your are an LCA

Hetman
02-24-2018, 03:33 AM
You might be an ACMI pilot if you have a day off between Monday and Tuesday.

Not everyone will get this immediately. Spot on. Well played.

Atlas Shrugged
02-24-2018, 06:39 AM
Or if you have to take a picture of your room number with your phone, and frequently forget what city/country you are in...

Red Baron
02-24-2018, 06:44 AM
Or if you have to take a picture of your room number with your phone, and frequently forget what city/country you are in...

Or you have to look at the address on your room phone to figure out what city/country you're in.....

TiredSoul
02-24-2018, 06:57 AM
On your time off you don’t wear a watch as time has no meaning anymore...

robthree
02-24-2018, 05:45 PM
...if crew scheduling has ever forgotten about you for more than a week, while you were at work.

GunnerV
02-24-2018, 07:24 PM
On your time off you don’t wear a watch as time has no meaning anymore...

And when you do wear a watch you set it to zulu time because changing it to local time every time you land does no good.

Rama
02-24-2018, 07:57 PM
You come home and your dog bites you and the kids say "Who is that mama?"

Crazy Canuck
02-24-2018, 11:33 PM
You can’t stand listening to your buddies complain about those “long 4 days”

Crazy Canuck
02-24-2018, 11:34 PM
You log more time deadheading then you do flying.

LNL76
02-25-2018, 06:58 AM
You can’t stand listening to your buddies complain about those “long 4 days”

So true! You look at them and laugh...

flyingtom145
02-25-2018, 07:03 AM
....You put your dirty clothes (Darks and Whites) into one washing machine in a foreign country and stare in horror when your passport comes to the front of the washing machine glass and all you can do is sit there and watch it spin for an hour till the cycle is complete.

ke4lir
02-25-2018, 07:16 AM
....You put your dirty clothes (Darks and Whites) into one washing machine in a foreign country and stare in horror when your passport comes to the front of the washing machine glass and all you can do is sit there and watch it spin for an hour till the cycle is complete.

Giving my clothes to the house girl in Kenya to wash, and never seeing either again!

tomgoodman
02-25-2018, 10:57 AM
...if crew scheduling has ever forgotten about you for more than a week, while you were at work.

Pilot’s dream: CS forgets about you for twenty years, but Payroll Department keeps sending checks.....:D

lionflyer
02-25-2018, 11:16 AM
....You put your dirty clothes (Darks and Whites) into one washing machine in a foreign country and stare in horror when your passport comes to the front of the washing machine glass and all you can do is sit there and watch it spin for an hour till the cycle is complete.
That actually happened with my wallet. I had to blow dry my medical.

Industry Strnd
02-25-2018, 12:47 PM
If you believe you're only worth ACMI rates and less than standard industry contracts. ACMI is a term ALPA uses as an excuse for not doing their job as a union!

gumpscheck
02-25-2018, 04:56 PM
If you believe you're only worth ACMI rates and less than standard industry contracts. ACMI is a term ALPA uses as an excuse for not doing their job as a union!

Excellent point!!

mrvmo
02-25-2018, 04:57 PM
If you believe you're only worth ACMI rates and less than standard industry contracts. ACMI is a term ALPA uses as an excuse for not doing their job as a union!

Hey Industry Strnd,

Go be a turd on a different thread.....this one is f in hilarious!!

l8fr82hub
02-25-2018, 06:45 PM
Hey Industry Strnd,

Go be a turd on a different thread.....this one is f in hilarious!!

He's trying to build up his total posts to seem credible. 4 posts total total since yesterday. He's an idiot!

SouthernCr0ss
02-25-2018, 08:15 PM
And when you do wear a watch you set it to zulu time because changing it to local time every time you land does no good.

1)...Or you leave your watch set to home, to remind you when NOT to call home...

2) You turn your phone on when you land to find out what time it is "here" and to figure out when you have to report next... (Lol, then turn it off... You know why...😂)
3) when you call home, and your kiddo asks "what time is it where you are?" You reply "Oh nine", and he does not ask am/pm, but ends the conversation with "goodnight daddy sleep well, are you coming home next month?"

Keep this one up with our life (God forbid)... No politics! Just life.

Al Czervik
02-26-2018, 10:21 AM
This thread is a little frightening.

TiredSoul
02-26-2018, 10:38 AM
You're bored at night over the Pacific..till you realize you're literally 1000 Miles from anywhere...boredom replaced by terror as you realize you may have flown over the edge.

https://rudypont.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/ku-xlarge.jpg?w=300&h=168

Out Of Trim
02-26-2018, 10:05 PM
All of the languages begin to run together until you realize that obtaining a beer, a sandwich, and a face slap means you’re fluent.

Out Of Trim
02-26-2018, 10:12 PM
I don’t mind if you ask me what time it is, just don’t ask me what day it is.

Csy Mon
02-27-2018, 01:36 AM
When 40 hour duty days are the new normal followed by a 2 week layover in some exotic country that is famous for Human Rights violations.

woog315
02-28-2018, 12:20 AM
When 40 hour duty days are the new normal followed by a 2 week layover in some exotic country that is famous for Human Rights violations.

When your pilot group decertifies from the union that

1. just got them a good contract and
2. is working to unify the ramp of a huge part of your business (a ramp that just got a whole lot larger)

because the union is trying to build something and wouldn't agree to scheduled 24+hr duty days... and you join the group literally undermining all the efforts instead of branching out on your own? *bombs away*

727C47
02-28-2018, 01:44 AM
When your pilot group decertifies from the union that

1. just got them a good contract and
2. is working to unify the ramp of a huge part of your business (a ramp that just got a whole lot larger)

because the union is trying to build something and wouldn't agree to scheduled 24+hr duty days... and you join the group literally undermining all the efforts instead of branching out on your own? *bombs away*
Right K4's competition had their best interests at heart, bless their 1224 altruistic hearts ♥️ , nice troll attempt : ) it was K4's NC that got the contract, despite the blather. Good on them. Good luck with your contract, may you raise the bar , everybody wishes you all well and hope you knock it out of the park.Sincerely.

Hetman
02-28-2018, 03:37 AM
(paraphrasing) I am the life of the party.

Nothing like a healthy dose of hate to buzzkill an entertaining discussion.

You might be an ACMI pilot if, when you wake up, you don't know if the dim light filtering through the window is dawn or dusk.

Boris Badenov
02-28-2018, 05:50 AM
You've nothing better to do on your 2 week Doha layover than invade totally unrelated threads to continue your purse fights.

4runner
02-28-2018, 07:44 AM
Giving my clothes to the house girl in Kenya to wash, and never seeing either again!

Or when you bought a pet rabbit and they cooked it when you were on a 3 day..

4runner
02-28-2018, 07:46 AM
Btw, you’re all welcome for this. There’s another thread on pprune that’s similar titled “you might be in Africa if”

WHACKMASTER
03-01-2018, 07:13 PM
You’re filing your flight plan in the base of the tower in a god-forsaken sh!h0le African country when the burka clad controller who’s helping you fill out the paperwork suddenly excuses herself, grabs her prayer rug and disappears for several minutes.

robthree
03-04-2018, 05:20 PM
...if your jumbo size passport is less than five years old, but you still have to get a new one, because all the pages are filled with entry/exit stamps and visas.

Csy Mon
03-04-2018, 07:46 PM
When the company gives you $40k in cash and tell you walk over to the tower to pay landing fees, no receipts expected or required.

When the airplane breaks down and won’t fly for a while because there are no parts in the entire country. One of the guys go to the bar and guzzle down 6 beers in 2 hours and mx call to advice the plane is ready. You all dress up and go fly.

When you have premium sea food catering out of ANC and the mechanic and load Master help them self to the best stuff just after T/O while the cockpit crew are busy. And it happens every time..

When crew schedule dead-head you to Bombay and instruct you to call when you get there. You call and they ask what you are doing in Bombay...?
3 days later they call and ask you to dead-home.

When you unexpectedly have to land in some African country you never heard of, then lie through your teeth to avoid paying the $10k cash landing fee you don’t have.

When you ariive in Kazakhstan tired as a dog and the hotel says they have no reservations for you, besides there are no rooms available in the entire town.
When the same happens in Africa shortly after.

When you dead-head into some obscure country without Visas in the passport and have to negotiate your release for the next 3 hours.

:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

(3 years with Evergreen, 7 years with Tower Air, 3 years with Tradewinds, etc.)

l8fr82hub
03-04-2018, 09:44 PM
You might be an ACMI pilot if, when you wake up, you don't know if the dim light filtering through the window is dawn or dusk.

That one definitely strikes a nerve!

4runner
03-06-2018, 05:20 AM
You’ve got T-Mobile. Autopay for bills, normally carry emergency $100 bills(2008 or newer), have had to empty or “donate” liquor as you were dead heading to a dry country, at least 3 different SIM cards, several power adaptors, an external battery for when the plugs still don’t work, you’ve taken a scooter taxi, have a souvenir ping pong, counterfeit viagra orders or you know how many family members the Filipino handler has.

Red Baron
03-06-2018, 12:26 PM
You’ve got T-Mobile. Autopay for bills, normally carry emergency $100 bills(2008 or newer), have had to empty or “donate” liquor as you were dead heading to a dry country, at least 3 different SIM cards, several power adaptors, an external battery for when the plugs still don’t work, you’ve taken a scooter taxi, have a souvenir ping pong, counterfeit viagra orders or you know how many family members the Filipino handler has.

Hilarious but oh so true....:cool:

4runner
08-12-2019, 01:01 PM
Your travel department booked you at a youth hostel.

Aeirum
08-14-2019, 11:00 AM
Your travel department booked you at a youth hostel.

I think that belongs in the I used to be an ACMI pilot thread. NFW!

Aeirum
08-14-2019, 11:08 AM
You might be an ACMI pilot in training if your homebasing deal resulted in connecting through PHL during the summer because company wants to save $70. You woke up at 6am to make sure you could go to bed early for your 2:30 show. Flight cancels and you end up traveling 800 miles in the wrong direction to end up in position at a hotel 2 hours prior to showtime. Scheduling says you’re good because you can be extended to 26 hours of duty. You ask the check airman who says “duty hours are suggestive”. You blast off in a 747 having been awake for the past 22 hours with a 7 hour trans Atlantic flight ahead of you.

flyguy23
08-14-2019, 02:06 PM
You might be an ACMI pilot in training if your homebasing deal resulted in connecting through PHL during the summer because company wants to save $70. You woke up at 6am to make sure you could go to bed early for your 2:30 show. Flight cancels and you end up traveling 800 miles in the wrong direction to end up in position at a hotel 2 hours prior to showtime. Scheduling says you’re good because you can be extended to 26 hours of duty. You ask the check airman who says “duty hours are suggestive”. You blast off in a 747 having been awake for the past 22 hours with a 7 hour trans Atlantic flight ahead of you.

Wow, you need to learn your personal limitations. It's horrible for the company to push that on you, but no job is worth that. You're risking your career and life. It's just not worth it.

Locke
08-14-2019, 02:16 PM
Sounds pretty fatiguing to me. Especially since it’s training and you can’t bee line to the bunk.

No Land 3
08-14-2019, 05:51 PM
You might be an ACMI pilot if you are home based, get DH pay to come into work and go home, never have to pay for a hotel room or crash pad, fly a wide variety of missions, get paid a healthy six figure income, see the entire world, and happy.

:P

catmanhairy
08-14-2019, 08:49 PM
You might be an ACMI pilot if you are home based, get DH pay to come into work and go home, never have to pay for a hotel room or crash pad, fly a wide variety of missions, get paid a healthy six figure income, see the entire world, and happy.

:P

Is this true??

Riverside
08-14-2019, 08:52 PM
Is this true??

Why wouldn't it be?

4runner
08-15-2019, 03:45 AM
Wow, you need to learn your personal limitations. It's horrible for the company to push that on you, but no job is worth that. You're risking your career and life. It's just not worth it.

Thanks for the advice.

Buckinfantastic
08-15-2019, 04:25 AM
You might be an ACMI pilot in training if your homebasing deal resulted in connecting through PHL during the summer because company wants to save $70. You woke up at 6am to make sure you could go to bed early for your 2:30 show. Flight cancels and you end up traveling 800 miles in the wrong direction to end up in position at a hotel 2 hours prior to showtime. Scheduling says you’re good because you can be extended to 26 hours of duty. You ask the check airman who says “duty hours are suggestive”. You blast off in a 747 having been awake for the past 22 hours with a 7 hour trans Atlantic flight ahead of you.

Was this part 91? If not, duty hours are absolutely not "suggestive". You have scheduled vs. actual, which does allow you to go over the duty and block limits when the disruption was beyond the control of the company but that does not mean 8 hours past the original duty limit, which is usually 18 for part 91.

The company had ample opportunity to pull you and put you into rest, so that would not meet the definition of "beyond the control of the company".

Even if it was 91- here are some relevant passages from Part 91.1057:

"(d) Time spent in transportation, not local in character, that a program manager requires of a crewmember and provides to transport the crewmember to an airport at which he or she is to serve on a flight as a crewmember, or from an airport at which he or she was relieved from duty to return to his or her home station, is not considered part of a rest period."

So the scheduler could not legally consider your time spent getting to the origination point for the trip as rest and the time that you reported to the original deadhead would be your duty start time.

"(h) A flight crewmember may decline a flight assignment if, in the flight crewmember's determination, to do so would not be consistent with the standard of safe operation required under this subpart, this part, and applicable provisions of this title."

You have some responsibility here too. This was not safe and the assignment should have been declined.

I'd speak to the CPO when you get back- that's a potential voluntary disclosure to the FAA in addition to being completely reckless on the part of everyone involved.

Surely you have a contract that specifies your duty limit is fewer than 26 hours. If you don't, you need to get out of there yesterday.

If what you're saying is true, this is a big deal and NO ONE should be taking it lightly.

Aeirum
08-15-2019, 05:41 AM
Was this part 91? If not, duty hours are absolutely not "suggestive". You have scheduled vs. actual, which does allow you to go over the duty and block limits when the disruption was beyond the control of the company but that does not mean 8 hours past the original duty limit, which is usually 18 for part 91.

The company had ample opportunity to pull you and put you into rest, so that would not meet the definition of "beyond the control of the company".

Even if it was 91- here are some relevant passages from Part 91.1057:

"(d) Time spent in transportation, not local in character, that a program manager requires of a crewmember and provides to transport the crewmember to an airport at which he or she is to serve on a flight as a crewmember, or from an airport at which he or she was relieved from duty to return to his or her home station, is not considered part of a rest period."

So the scheduler could not legally consider your time spent getting to the origination point for the trip as rest and the time that you reported to the original deadhead would be your duty start time.

"(h) A flight crewmember may decline a flight assignment if, in the flight crewmember's determination, to do so would not be consistent with the standard of safe operation required under this subpart, this part, and applicable provisions of this title."

You have some responsibility here too. This was not safe and the assignment should have been declined.

I'd speak to the CPO when you get back- that's a potential voluntary disclosure to the FAA in addition to being completely reckless on the part of everyone involved.

Surely you have a contract that specifies your duty limit is fewer than 26 hours. If you don't, you need to get out of there yesterday.

If what you're saying is true, this is a big deal and NO ONE should be taking it lightly.

Augmented supplemental 121 ops are different than 117 or 91. 20+ duty days are common.

Aeirum
08-15-2019, 05:50 AM
...and agreed. Hours are not suggestive however amongst some oldtimer ACMI guys this attitude still seem to exist. Coming from a us passenger carrier to an ACMI carrier the difference in emphasis on duty regs is noticeable.

vroll1800
08-15-2019, 07:16 AM
Why wouldn't it be?

1) You fly for a company where David Soaper is CEO.
2) You fly for a company that files lawsuits against it's own pilots.
3) You fly for most any other ACMI other than K4 or Omni.

No Land 3
08-15-2019, 02:02 PM
1) You fly for a company where David Soaper is CEO.
2) You fly for a company that files lawsuits against it's own pilots.
3) You fly for most any other ACMI other than K4 or Omni.

I fly for K4, others have said they equally happy at Omni, and I have a friend that is equally happy at Western Global.
What I've noticed, people that have come from a regional are almost universally happy at Kalitta once they are flying the line. The military guys who've never flown passengers and Kalitta is their first exposure to the 121 world, are able to find more faults than the regional guys. What a regional guy will chalk up to being a minor thing almost not worth discussing, the military guys are threatening to send out resumes. I am thankful I had the experience at a regional prior so I have something to compare it to.

point432
08-15-2019, 02:31 PM
Was this part 91? If not, duty hours are absolutely not "suggestive". You have scheduled vs. actual, which does allow you to go over the duty and block limits when the disruption was beyond the control of the company but that does not mean 8 hours past the original duty limit, which is usually 18 for part 91.



The company had ample opportunity to pull you and put you into rest, so that would not meet the definition of "beyond the control of the company".



Even if it was 91- here are some relevant passages from Part 91.1057:



"(d) Time spent in transportation, not local in character, that a program manager requires of a crewmember and provides to transport the crewmember to an airport at which he or she is to serve on a flight as a crewmember, or from an airport at which he or she was relieved from duty to return to his or her home station, is not considered part of a rest period."



So the scheduler could not legally consider your time spent getting to the origination point for the trip as rest and the time that you reported to the original deadhead would be your duty start time.



"(h) A flight crewmember may decline a flight assignment if, in the flight crewmember's determination, to do so would not be consistent with the standard of safe operation required under this subpart, this part, and applicable provisions of this title."



You have some responsibility here too. This was not safe and the assignment should have been declined.



I'd speak to the CPO when you get back- that's a potential voluntary disclosure to the FAA in addition to being completely reckless on the part of everyone involved.



Surely you have a contract that specifies your duty limit is fewer than 26 hours. If you don't, you need to get out of there yesterday.



If what you're saying is true, this is a big deal and NO ONE should be taking it lightly.



Isn’t that 91K?


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4runner
08-15-2019, 02:56 PM
I fly for K4, others have said they equally happy at Omni, and I have a friend that is equally happy at Western Global.
What I've noticed, people that have come from a regional are almost universally happy at Kalitta once they are flying the line. The military guys who've never flown passengers and Kalitta is their first exposure to the 121 world, are able to find more faults than the regional guys. What a regional guy will chalk up to being a minor thing almost not worth discussing, the military guys are threatening to send out resumes. I am thankful I had the experience at a regional prior so I have something to compare it to.

There’s SOME military guys (Air Force tanker guys usually) that aren’t happy unless they’re at Delta or Fed Ex. They probably wouldn’t be happy there either. It’s like they’re looking for reasons not to fly. That’s doesnt necessarily reflect how things are at Kalitta or Omni, but rather a reflection on certain individuals.

goinaround
08-15-2019, 04:26 PM
There’s SOME military guys (Air Force tanker guys usually) that aren’t happy unless they’re at Delta or Fed Ex. They probably wouldn’t be happy there either. It’s like they’re looking for reasons not to fly. That’s doesnt necessarily reflect how things are at Kalitta or Omni, but rather a reflection on certain individuals.

I’ve met lots of tanker guys at K4. Working here is a huge step up from the USAF.

No Land 3
08-15-2019, 04:34 PM
All the military guys at K4 are a great bunch to fly with. With some I offer stories from the regionals so they can have some perspective from the pax world.

Buckinfantastic
08-16-2019, 04:46 AM
...and agreed. Hours are not suggestive however amongst some oldtimer ACMI guys this attitude still seem to exist. Coming from a us passenger carrier to an ACMI carrier the difference in emphasis on duty regs is noticeable.

Ah, I see what you're saying with the augmented crew situation. That's still ridiculous though. It sounds like you were on IOE or a check ride? That seems like an unfair situation to put you in, training wise.

Maybe your old pax carrier would have you back? This new place sounds like a real dud.

Seriously, stay safe out there.

CrewDog98
09-04-2019, 06:46 PM
I’ve met lots of tanker guys at K4. Working here is a huge step up from the USAF.

Air Force tanker guy working at K4: its been great. Solid pay, terrific people, and the chance to actually see the world (as opposed to extended stays in the finest garden spots in Afghanistan and around the Arabian gulf).

Biggest complaint: Those gawdawful tomato and cheese sandwiches from Istanbul. When the contract opens, that needs to be addressed immediately!

And you know you’re ACMI if you’ve ever sheepishly asked the lady at the front desk which room you’re in...two days after you already checked in.

gringo
09-04-2019, 08:06 PM
...if your jumbo size passport is less than five years old, but you still have to get a new one, because all the pages are filled with entry/exit stamps and visas.

Not gonna lie. Been five years now and I kinda sorta but not really but maybe miss those days...

But not enough to go back.

Probably.

maxjet
09-04-2019, 11:00 PM
I am reading this from the Turkish business lounge at the new airport. WOW! What a longe and what an airport. Not a tomato and cheese sandwich in site😀

CrewDog98
09-05-2019, 06:42 AM
I am reading this from the Turkish business lounge at the new airport. WOW! What a longe and what an airport. Not a tomato and cheese sandwich in site😀

#laserfocustomatoandcheese

goinaround
09-05-2019, 04:12 PM
I am reading this from the Turkish business lounge at the new airport. WOW! What a longe and what an airport. Not a tomato and cheese sandwich in site😀

The tomato sandwich situation must be addressed. Is Connie aware?

MoarAlpha
09-05-2019, 05:04 PM
The tomato sandwich situation must be addressed. Is Connie aware?

#tomatoeandcheesesandwichawareness
#cheesetoo

C17B74
09-05-2019, 08:01 PM
Seasoned ACMI:
1. You raid the Galley before preflight
2. Prep your delay message
3. Brief "Aircraft Differences" every time without manual reference
4. Grab TP before you enter the Lav
5. Grab Gen Dec after your Lav visit
6. Ask the Capt or FO or Dispatch where are going at this moment
7. Never really checked out of your hotel (U will return in a few days)
8. Pajamas are under your uniform
9. Always have Hot Sauce
10. 4 Pairs of underwear will last 16 days (think about it)

No Land 3
09-06-2019, 02:03 PM
Seasoned ACMI:
1. You raid the Galley before preflight
2. Prep your delay message
3. Brief "Aircraft Differences" every time without manual reference
4. Grab TP before you enter the Lav
5. Grab Gen Dec after your Lav visit
6. Ask the Capt or FO or Dispatch where are going at this moment
7. Never really checked out of your hotel (U will return in a few days)
8. Pajamas are under your uniform
9. Always have Hot Sauce
10. 4 Pairs of underwear will last 16 days (think about it)
Yes, seeing a nice hot sauce selection in the galley always gives the mechanic brownie points in my book.

C17B74
09-06-2019, 06:40 PM
I agree Good Sir. I also hunt diligently for the German mustard when Brats or Schnitzel are involved.

Chiller Broke - no problem, Redneck cooler provided...

4runner
09-06-2019, 07:51 PM
Yes, seeing a nice hot sauce selection in the galley always gives the mechanic brownie points in my book.

You’ve got a business class toiletry bag full of condiments.

Atrasaty
09-07-2019, 06:21 AM
I will admit to visiting Taco Bell once a month for a 99c taco and fifty sachets of Diablo hot sauce.

No Land 3
09-07-2019, 02:55 PM
I will admit to visiting Taco Bell once a month for a 99c taco and fifty sachets of Diablo hot sauce.
Looking at the ingredients on those packets, one realizes that they aren't hot sauces, at least not made from peppers.

Atrasaty
09-07-2019, 03:17 PM
Looking at the ingredients on those packets, one realizes that they aren't hot sauces, at least not made from peppers.

Admittedly I don't pay attention enough to listed ingredients, it does list "spices and extract of Paprika." Still.... It's the least toxic component when added to the catering ex HKG or PVG etc. :D Thanks for the heads up though.

4runner
09-08-2019, 08:24 PM
I will admit to visiting Taco Bell once a month for a 99c taco and fifty sachets of Diablo hot sauce.

Those are currency amongst peace corps volunteers.