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Old 02-10-2006, 10:14 PM   #1  
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They have finally made a forum for us lowley part 91 corporate drivers with a twist of part 135. God bless em!
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Old 02-13-2006, 05:57 PM   #2  
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There are lots of corporate gigs out there...we need a place a network!

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I'm interested...where are all these corporate gigs?
 
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Snowman, they're hiding in some sort of camoflauge and luck. It's all in the networking. I've never gotten a job that was posted anywhere. Most jobs, especially the really good ones, never get advertised. The ones that DO get advertised get SO many applications that who gets hired is well, anyone's guess.

The way to get a good job is, in my opinion, to work a really busy 91 job or a 135 job and network with pilots in every FBO you hit.

It's the only way you'll ever hear about most of the jobs that come available.

Quick example #1: The chief pilot for Aramark got his start in 135, at a charter company in Chester County, PA. He just happened to meet the right people and now heads quite a crew and 2 Challenger 604s.

Quick example #2: In 2001, I was in Columbus, having some coffee. I was chatting with a nice guy in a King Air 300. He said, "If you ever want to move back to Philly, give me a call." He gave me his card. A few years later, I was back here and he offered me a part time job flying a KA 300 and an Astra. I was looking for fulltime work, though, so I declined. But, it was a really good gig and good pay that he was offering. I'm sure it was just right for another guy.

Just two stories of networking in action.

That's my opinion.
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Any 135 or freight jobs in the DC area?

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I find myself wandering in my career path. I wonder if the corporate scene is what I need. I have over a decade with the airlines in maintenance, several more years in management, and now fly single pilot multi engine IFR in Alaska, in the bush. I'm pretty good at what I set my mind to, but now what? I'm looking for a vocational home, where I can be for a while. I've watched employer after employer go out of business (TWA, Swissair, Braniff, etc). I'd like to settle in and raise a family, and be around to enjoy it....

I'm looking for an employer that values what I have; a proven ability to fly under extreme conditions and workloads, an A&P, an IA, a manager. And yet allows me to be home enough to maintain a healthy marriage and family. Wow. That seems to be asking for alot... has anyone found that? Is it in the Corporate World? I need to know there's a place like that in aviation, somewhere...
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Any 135 or freight jobs in the DC area?

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you'll probably find better answers in the cargo forum.

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I find myself wandering in my career path. I wonder if the corporate scene is what I need. I have over a decade with the airlines in maintenance, several more years in management, and now fly single pilot multi engine IFR in Alaska, in the bush. I'm pretty good at what I set my mind to, but now what? I'm looking for a vocational home, where I can be for a while. I've watched employer after employer go out of business (TWA, Swissair, Braniff, etc). I'd like to settle in and raise a family, and be around to enjoy it....

I'm looking for an employer that values what I have; a proven ability to fly under extreme conditions and workloads, an A&P, an IA, a manager. And yet allows me to be home enough to maintain a healthy marriage and family. Wow. That seems to be asking for alot... has anyone found that? Is it in the Corporate World? I need to know there's a place like that in aviation, somewhere...
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