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ChuckRox51
12-21-2018, 01:30 PM
Hi all! I'm considering taking my POV to DEN for training next year but I am curious if I will have enough time in-between Initial and IOE to either get back home or to my given base for IOE? It's roughly 14 hours to get to DEN for me (Midwest). Thanks in advance for your input.


chitolin
12-21-2018, 01:38 PM
No worries there. My buddy drove from Montreal to Denver for training. On his way back he passed thru Chicago to review a couple of chrashpads. Makes it easier, and gives you leeway on weekend activities


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ChuckRox51
12-21-2018, 01:40 PM
Thanks for the reply! Helps me with the overthinking. HA!


rickair7777
12-21-2018, 01:51 PM
Worst case stash it long-term where ever, JS to where you need to be, then JS back to finish the road trip.

ChuckRox51
12-21-2018, 01:53 PM
Thanks rickair7777, that's a solid suggestion!

Vneed
12-21-2018, 11:30 PM
I took my car to Initial in SLC, 1000% recommend

Claxstarr
12-22-2018, 05:33 AM
I'm 100% taking mine to initial in SLC.. 9 weeks without a vehicle doesn't sound like a good idea to me.
It would just be sitting in my garage anyway.
but... 23 hour road trip to SLC.. that's going to be a drag.

PerfInit
12-22-2018, 05:47 AM
^^^Create your own “Pod Cast” with the CRJ or ERJ limitations and memory items to listen to over and over during your drive. You will be ready for the oral by the time you reach SLC!

chitolin
12-22-2018, 06:30 AM
^^^Create your own “Pod Cast” with the CRJ or ERJ limitations and memory items to listen to over and over during your drive. You will be ready for the oral by the time you reach SLC!

Guess he will learn the Full SOPM on his way back to Denver ;)

Flymeaway
12-22-2018, 07:04 AM
I took mine 12 hours to SLC and was glad I did.

rickair7777
12-22-2018, 07:07 AM
I took mine 12 hours to SLC and was glad I did.

I've taken one to every training event ever. Not a coincidence that I only work for companies based within one long days drive from home.

oo7kerpow
12-22-2018, 07:53 AM
You’ll be everyone’s best friend instead of battling for the shuttle. I left mine in slc and had a classmate watch over it while I did Atlanta sims. Definitely recommend.

uncreative
12-23-2018, 07:51 AM
^^^Create your own “Pod Cast” with the CRJ or ERJ limitations and memory items to listen to over and over during your drive. You will be ready for the oral by the time you reach SLC!

Do they send out materials before class date? I haven't received anything.

Claxstarr
12-23-2018, 09:24 AM
Do they send out materials before class date? I haven't received anything.

If you have access to SWOL (usually a month out from your class date), it's under the "Info Center" tab on the top bar.

uncreative
12-23-2018, 10:22 AM
Hmm, tells me I'll get access when I attend orientation. Hopefully I'm not starting this whole thing off behind the curve! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Claxstarr
12-23-2018, 05:05 PM
Hmm, tells me I'll get access when I attend orientation. Hopefully I'm not starting this whole thing off behind the curve! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

My friend had the same issue, keep checking every couple days.

chitolin
12-24-2018, 04:48 AM
Hmm, tells me I'll get access when I attend orientation. Hopefully I'm not starting this whole thing off behind the curve! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

A couple of days before INDOC you will get a bunch of CBTs to be done before groundschool.

Squawkbox2012
12-24-2018, 07:28 AM
Would you drive 23 hours just to have your car at training?

Flymeaway
12-24-2018, 07:43 PM
Would you drive 23 hours just to have your car at training?

No, 23 hours is probably too much. That far away, I'd just make friends with someone who did bring a car.

tyurchevich
12-27-2018, 10:06 PM
I drove 22 hours from IAH to SLC. It was 7 yrs ago before the light rail went in. Would probably still do it today. Great way to make friends.