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teejay
10-22-2007, 01:40 PM
Would it be difficult to get hired at a major without first working at a regional? Just wondering if it makes much difference if you have, say, 1500 PIC turbine time at a regional vs. 1500 PIC turbine time at a small part 135 operation. Does the 121 experience on your resume give you a big advantage?


goarmy
10-22-2007, 01:47 PM
you have just as much of a chance.......just find some inside help and your golden. Internal help is better than 121 expereince with those quals

rickair7777
10-22-2007, 02:16 PM
Internal connections are always the key. If you don't have any insides hook-ups, you will be at a disadvantage compared to a 121 pilot. It also depends on the kind of flying experience you have...gulfstream over-water would be a lot better than citation / king air time.


7576FO
10-23-2007, 04:02 AM
Always have a backup plan. You should be accruing seniority somewhere. I have lots of friends way more qualified than me that never got calls for interviews by majors.

Jumperno64
10-23-2007, 03:53 PM
Always have a backup plan. You should be accruing seniority somewhere. I have lots of friends way more qualified than me that never got calls for interviews by majors.


Go into a more detail. How did you set yourself apart from your friends?