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Old 04-20-2019, 08:47 AM   #1  
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Well someone is doing it. Hopefully others will follow.

https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Ravn-Air-and-UAA-launch-first-paid-pilot-training-program-508779741.html
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Old 04-20-2019, 10:37 AM   #2  
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Can someone explain what incentives they’re offering? The way I read it is that they’re saying you can get a job while in school and your final semester start flying... Anyone can get a job at Ravn while still finishing their degree. What’s the benefit?
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Want to get paid to learn to fly...Join the military. That's how I did it.
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Getting a military pilot slot presupposes that one can.

Most can't.

It's more akin to winning the lottery.
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Getting a military pilot slot presupposes that one can.

Most can't.

It's more akin to winning the lottery.
That’s exactly how I felt about it, 50 years ago.
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tomgoodman, in reflection, it really is quite amazing. I earned that slot at nineteen years old, 37 years ago this month. Thrilled would have been an understatement. And I thought I knew what it would mean. Oh, to be young and naive. What a ride!
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Good luck finding enough applicants that can pass a drug test.
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