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SkyKing67
07-08-2012, 10:01 AM
I am a corporate pilot for a company in the Northwest. I am on schedule to fly in excess of 475 hours this year (all single pilot jet). I make a good salary $112K per year. I am originally from the south and have a very profitable business back home. I am torn between the move (1) because housing is 80 to 100% more than where I live now. (2) because I have a good business at home (not sure how long this will last, could go away with Obama) Really torn on what to do.

Should I resign and hope to find something closer to home or keep grinding away. We average 10 to 15 days a month away from base.

9250TT
4500 Jet
3 type ratings


8hourrule
07-08-2012, 08:18 PM
Sounds like a rap song.

JobHopper
07-08-2012, 09:14 PM
It's always easier to find a job if you've already got one. If you intend to keep flying after heading south, I'd find a flying gig first and then resign your current position. Just my opinion.