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OnFingers12345
12-10-2019, 08:51 PM
Iím new in 121 world. What will happen to the ďYounginsĒ a IAH? Base support at IAD? I was promised an IAH base at sign up!! Will I be moved to IAD because Iím junior?


Sennant
12-11-2019, 04:27 AM
Iím new in 121 world. What will happen to the ďYounginsĒ a IAH? Base support at IAD? I was promised an IAH base at sign up!! Will I be moved to IAD because Iím junior?

Welcome to aviation. Thereís no guarantees.

NovemberBravo
12-11-2019, 06:18 AM
Iím new in 121 world. What will happen to the ďYounginsĒ a IAH? Base support at IAD? I was promised an IAH base at sign up!! Will I be moved to IAD because Iím junior?

Probably iad then go to iah. it depends on how many iad FOs will bid over to the 175. Weíre already short in IAD and a lot of them leave for DFW monthly. I would expect IAD out of training.

Well this is if you finish training around May, if you finish before then you donít have anything to worry about other than base assisting on reserve.


dmspilot
12-11-2019, 01:15 PM
How long is reserve in Houston right now?

jetlag q
12-11-2019, 03:00 PM
Base assisting is the best reserve to have in my opinion. They fly you in on your 1st day and give you a hotel then fly you out on your last day.

Unless you live in houston while on reserve then your in a good situation.

kevin18
12-12-2019, 03:18 AM
Base assisting is the best reserve to have in my opinion. They fly you in on your 1st day and give you a hotel then fly you out on your last day.

Unless you live in houston while on reserve then your in a good situation.

Until they give you a turn on your last day that makes you miss your deadhead and commuting flight back home from base thus causing you another night away. If you donít already have a crash pad itís great. If you already have a crash pad it sucks.

terks43
12-12-2019, 03:28 AM
Until they give you a turn on your last day that makes you miss your deadhead and commuting flight back home from base thus causing you another night away. If you donít already have a crash pad itís great. If you already have a crash pad it sucks.

If you are base assisting and you have to spend an extra night because of a missed DH they HAVE to give you a hotel.

Sennant
12-12-2019, 04:36 AM
If you are base assisting and you have to spend an extra night because of a missed DH they HAVE to give you a hotel.

And a makeup day off.


Base assisting and tdy are not the same thing.

kevin18
12-12-2019, 07:12 AM
I was tdy. I canít see anything where I am supposed to get another day off. I got in at 0130 on my day off. It was the one day after my reserve blocks that wasnít gold.

Sennant
12-12-2019, 07:17 AM
I was tdy. I canít see anything where I am supposed to get another day off. I got in at 0130 on my day off. It was the one day after my reserve blocks that wasnít gold.

That's why I said base assist and TDY are not the same. TDY you are there all month and basically a pilot based there. Base assist is being sent from another base for a week within your reserve footprint

kevin18
12-12-2019, 07:55 AM
That's why I said base assist and TDY are not the same. TDY you are there all month and basically a pilot based there. Base assist is being sent from another base for a week within your reserve footprint

Ahh, got it. I was mistaken. I was a base assist then. I misunderstood the difference.

pangolin
12-12-2019, 10:37 AM
How long is reserve in Houston right now?

A long long long time.

pangolin
12-12-2019, 10:39 AM
I was tdy. I canít see anything where I am supposed to get another day off. I got in at 0130 on my day off. It was the one day after my reserve blocks that wasnít gold.

They don't just give it to you - you need to ask for the replacement day off. And it COULD be in the next month - (Giving you 12 on reserve) if there are none left in the current month to give you.

Flyboy68
12-12-2019, 12:57 PM
How long is reserve in Houston right now?At least 6 or 7 months as of now in IAH.

I have no idea how the new 175ís in IAD will change this though.

pangolin
12-12-2019, 02:03 PM
At least 6 or 7 months as of now in IAH.

I have no idea how the new 175ís in IAD will change this though.

It wonít change anything for at least 7 months.

terks43
12-12-2019, 02:22 PM
I was tdy. I canít see anything where I am supposed to get another day off. I got in at 0130 on my day off. It was the one day after my reserve blocks that wasnít gold.

Threshold is 2 am in before two equals no extra day of, in after 2 equals a new day off, ONLY if it takes you below 11 days off for the month. Itís all in the contract.