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Old 06-21-2006, 05:55 PM   #1  
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Default How long to build hours..

So, in different situations, i'm curious how long it takes to build hours.

As a CFI?
As a regional pilot?
As a major airline pilot?

We are talking being off of reserve.

Thanks for any answers!
 
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As a CFI? 25-125 hours per month depending on the location and time of year.
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Old 06-21-2006, 06:12 PM   #3  
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So, in different situations, i'm curious how long it takes to build hours.

As a CFI?
As a regional pilot?
As a major airline pilot?

We are talking being off of reserve.

Thanks for any answers!
Do your life a favor: fly for fun and NOT for a living. consider yourself warned
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Your goal once you get to a major is NOT to fly!
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Once you've been in it as long as I have, you will see that it just becomes a job. I could care less if I fly or not, just keep giving me my check! That's all that matters.
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Once you've been in it as long as I have, you will see that it just becomes a job. I could care less if I fly or not, just keep giving me my check! That's all that matters.
I would like actual pilots to reply only..
 
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What is so wrong with flying for a living? I have a friend that flew fed ex and quit because of his domicile..I think was Memphis..and got married. Now he's a teacher and regrets it so bad, he considered going to work for Horizon airline starting at something like 24,000/yr..
 
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And i do have backup options. I have a CDL license to drive trucks, getting my EMT cert on september then may do Paramedic if a pilot thing didnt pan out. Going to go back to college in the near future and get a degree. I mean it couldn't hurt to try..
 
Old 06-21-2006, 06:53 PM   #9  
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So as a CFI you could build up your hours to around 1000 pretty quick then?

Edit: Damn, feel like i'm talkin to myself here..
 
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I dont think his question was answered yet
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