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Bogeywan
07-28-2018, 06:43 PM
What should I expect coming out of IOE as far a current reserve times?
Is there anyway to get extra trips while on reserve?

Also, once off reserve, can I fly extra trips? How often could I add these trips?

I'm trying to ballpark my first year pay if I try fly as much as possible.


Poser765
07-28-2018, 06:59 PM
What should I expect coming out of IOE as far a current reserve times?
Is there anyway to get extra trips while on reserve?

Also, once off reserve, can I fly extra trips? How often could I add these trips?

I'm trying to ballpark my first year pay if I try fly as much as possible.resere times seem to be pretty low. Couple of months?

Extra trips... youíre talking about open time. Yeah you can pick up as much open time on your days off as you want as long as itís 117 compliant. Knock yourself out... huddling dudes can credit well over 100 hours with some creativity.

Bogeywan
07-28-2018, 07:05 PM
resere times seem to be pretty low. Couple of months?

Extra trips... youíre talking about open time. Yeah you can pick up as much open time on your days off as you want as long as itís 117 compliant. Knock yourself out... huddling dudes can credit well over 100 hours with some creativity.
Right on thanks for the reply!


FlytheSky
07-28-2018, 07:52 PM
resere times seem to be pretty low. Couple of months?

Extra trips... youíre talking about open time. Yeah you can pick up as much open time on your days off as you want as long as itís 117 compliant. Knock yourself out... huddling dudes can credit well over 100 hours with some creativity.

Just don't pick up tradeboard trips on reserve. It'll let you pick it up, but you won't get paid (unless you're already breaking guarantee). Open time goes on top of your guarantee automatically (so you'll get paid for every hour you work). If you're already working over 75 hours in the month, though, you can always knock yourself out and pick up trip trades, too and get paid for them (but that's rare).

Beechnutz
07-28-2018, 07:52 PM
Where do you live?

I havenít been able to pick up much flying as most the open time is in LAX and SEA.

Same goes for the crib pay. Just canít make it in time for most of them.

WillFlyForSpam
07-28-2018, 08:58 PM
Hurry and finish cause Iím trying to drop most of my August !!!

Taco280AI
07-28-2018, 10:38 PM
Where are you based? LA seems to have a month or two reserve right meow, while SEA is almost zero.

Slowhawk
07-31-2018, 09:42 PM
If we get fat on reserves make your work days your ďdays offĒ and pick up trips on all your awarded days off.

If you pick up in the first 48 hours once trading opens, all pick ups are 125%.

Last December I flew 55 hours and credited 116.

Im crediting 117 this month (flying 96) with a line and some extra shenanigans! You honestly can make respectable money here as an FO, especially if you donít have a family

MrBogardi
07-31-2018, 10:09 PM
If we get fat on reserves make your work days your ďdays offĒ and pick up trips on all your awarded days off.

If you pick up in the first 48 hours once trading opens, all pick ups are 125%.

Last December I flew 55 hours and credited 116.

Im crediting 117 this month (flying 96) with a line and some extra shenanigans! You honestly can make respectable money here as an FO, especially if you donít have a family

Regional FOs arenít supposed to make any money. ďBack in my day we made blah blah blahĒ

WesternSkies
08-01-2018, 05:14 AM
You could fly and not get paid for it?

SirLurksalot
08-01-2018, 05:41 AM
You could fly and not get paid for it?

Where did you gather this idea

WesternSkies
08-01-2018, 05:44 AM
This thread. Just don't pick up tradeboard trips on reserve. It'll let you pick it up, but you won't get paid (unless you're already breaking guarantee).

poorflyer
08-01-2018, 08:43 AM
If on reserve, flights picked up as a trade from another pilot don't automatically go above guarantee like as if you picked up open time. They do count towards your flight credit like any flight you fly on reserve. But if you don't break 75 hours of credit that month, you essentially flew a trip "for free" because that same reserve pilot who did not fly that traded trip still credited the same min guarantee.

WesternSkies
08-01-2018, 10:17 AM
What will they think up next

SirLurksalot
08-02-2018, 09:58 AM
If on reserve, flights picked up as a trade from another pilot don't automatically go above guarantee like as if you picked up open time. They do count towards your flight credit like any flight you fly on reserve. But if you don't break 75 hours of credit that month, you essentially flew a trip "for free" because that same reserve pilot who did not fly that traded trip still credited the same min guarantee.

Yikes. No wonder the skywest guy is so interested then. They must be salivating at the prospect of flying 175s for free