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Old 03-16-2019, 05:33 PM   #3221  
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Interesting, I have similar total as you but I have over 2k tpic and I'm a 737 pic. My anchor lies on the bachelor's degree...
Regionals are hiring DEC captains!
They’re not hiring DEC captains that don’t have 1000 hours of 121 time though. I think 135 time counts in some instances as well, but either way it doesn’t sound like the poster you’re responding to is eligible for a DEC regional spot.
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Old 04-01-2019, 04:23 AM   #3222  
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Pretty sure it changed when they changed over to the new system and got rid of pilot credentials. This is from the FedEx careers web page.. It now says 'preferred', not required.


1500 hours total fixed-wing time as pilot-in-command (PIC) or second-in-command (SIC) in a multi-engine turbo-prop aircraft, jet aircraft or combination thereof with GTOW 12,500 or greater. A minimum of 1000 hours total fixed-wing PIC time in a multi-engine turbo prop aircraft, jet aircraft or combination thereof in aircraft with GTOW 12,500 or greater is preferred.


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Sorry ahead of time if this question has been answered elsewhere in the depths of this forum. A search did not come up with and answer..

I've been updating my application on the new website and not sure how I should go about logging TT/IRP/SIC. I've always understood that as part of a double crew you can log the whole total time of the flight, but only log SIC when occupying a front seat. (Hence the 8 hours at the controls still applying). My worry, is that the new website just has provisions for PIC and SIC. This therefore shows I have about 2/3rds the time in the 747 than I actually possess.

Any insight into how others have done this would be very much appreciated.
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Old 04-03-2019, 02:44 PM   #3223  
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Sorry ahead of time if this question has been answered elsewhere in the depths of this forum. A search did not come up with and answer..

I've been updating my application on the new website and not sure how I should go about logging TT/IRP/SIC. I've always understood that as part of a double crew you can log the whole total time of the flight, but only log SIC when occupying a front seat. (Hence the 8 hours at the controls still applying). My worry, is that the new website just has provisions for PIC and SIC. This therefore shows I have about 2/3rds the time in the 747 than I actually possess.

Any insight into how others have done this would be very much appreciated.
I log it the most conservative way. You're correct in only logging right seat time as SIC. I don't log more than 8 hours per day between IRO and SIC time, and I don't log ACM time at all. I don't log IRO time as TT since it really isn't, only SIC time. But to each his own.
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Old 04-08-2019, 04:48 AM   #3224  
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Does anyone have any recent experience interviewing with FDX corporate?
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Old 04-08-2019, 07:49 PM   #3225  
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I log it the most conservative way. You're correct in only logging right seat time as SIC. I don't log more than 8 hours per day between IRO and SIC time, and I don't log ACM time at all. I don't log IRO time as TT since it really isn't, only SIC time. But to each his own.
How is IRO time not total time? You are required crewmember.
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Old 04-08-2019, 08:13 PM   #3226  
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I log it the most conservative way. You're correct in only logging right seat time as SIC. I don't log more than 8 hours per day between IRO and SIC time, and I don't log ACM time at all. I don't log IRO time as TT since it really isn't, only SIC time. But to each his own.
You are foolish to give up that time.
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Old 04-08-2019, 09:07 PM   #3227  
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So today I got an email titled “Interview Instructions” it also showed it has attachments. (Which didn’t show up) In the text, it was a TBNT saying you have not been chosen at this time. Anyone else seen this? Or just a sick joke HR is playing? Ha
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Old 04-19-2019, 12:18 PM   #3228  
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Anyone heard of changes to the Day 1 tests lately?
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Old 04-19-2019, 07:10 PM   #3229  
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Maybe you can help provide some guidance for us FedEx-hopefuls...

Is Mountain Air Cargo (MAC) or Empire Airlines the best route to FedEx?
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Would a regional gig be the better option?

Ultimately, whichever is going to provide you with 1000 TPIC, so in an industry where seniority is everything a 1 or 2 year difference between start dates means missing out on a substantial chunk of change...

If you were in our shoes today (single, no kids, willing to relocate) which route would you personally take?

All feedback is helpful! Thanks in advance
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Old 04-22-2019, 11:32 AM   #3230  
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Maybe you can help provide some guidance for us FedEx-hopefuls...

Is Mountain Air Cargo (MAC) or Empire Airlines the best route to FedEx?
-or-
Would a regional gig be the better option?

Ultimately, whichever is going to provide you with 1000 TPIC, so in an industry where seniority is everything a 1 or 2 year difference between start dates means missing out on a substantial chunk of change...

If you were in our shoes today (single, no kids, willing to relocate) which route would you personally take?

All feedback is helpful! Thanks in advance
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I am in no way associated with PSA. The regional industry is very dynamic and they just seem to currently be the best option.

It changes frequently.
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