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Old 09-16-2018, 08:43 PM   #1  
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Currently 46 years old, 3000 hour Army rotary wing guy and considering making the jump via the RTP program, but keep tellling myself Iím too old and wonít flow to the majors. Any buddy wanna make me feel good and tell me I have a shot or shoot me down in flames. Either way, itís all good and thx for reading🇺🇸🇺🇸
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Old 09-17-2018, 08:28 AM   #2  
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Not too old.

"Flow" to AA sounds like it takes 9-10 years, maybe coming down.

As a mil pilot, I suspect you could do 4-6 years at a regional and probably be almost assured of a call from a decent or better major.

Given retirements, it's easy top justify taking a major job any time before age 55.
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Old 09-17-2018, 09:19 AM   #3  
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Looking for advice:
Currently 46 years old, 3000 hour Army rotary wing guy and considering making the jump via the RTP program, but keep tellling myself Iím too old and wonít flow to the majors. Any buddy wanna make me feel good and tell me I have a shot or shoot me down in flames. Either way, itís all good and thx for reading🇺🇸🇺🇸
Youíre not too old, youíre young enough to flow if you donít get hired on to a major directly.
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Old 10-01-2018, 05:10 PM   #4  
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Not too old.

"Flow" to AA sounds like it takes 9-10 years, maybe coming down.

As a mil pilot, I suspect you could do 4-6 years at a regional and probably be almost assured of a call from a decent or better major.

Given retirements, it's easy top justify taking a major job any time before age 55.
Thx for the reply....There is hope
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Old 10-01-2018, 10:06 PM   #5  
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There's plenty of life in aviation with or without the majors. If it's the majors or nothing, then it's a fairly narrow view of the industry.
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