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Old 06-11-2015, 05:16 AM   #11  
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I interviewed a while ago. I applied for a Phenom position I heard now they are home basing pilot since most people have no desire to live in MS., that was a deal breaker for me place is in the middle of now where and the promissory note.

I don't know if they have gone to 8/6 home base schedule they are trying to get pilots so the schedule will work.

They also had or may still have a long promissory note two years/30,000 form the phenom and two years/10,000 for the PC-12.
As far as salary the have a base plus a yearly bonus pay ... its really not a bonus its money you earned.. bonus is paid for number hours you flew for the year x your hourly rate.

Things might have changed a lot since I interviewed,
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Old 06-12-2015, 04:10 PM   #13  
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Are these guys a 135 outfit or part 91(k)? Just trying to figure out how the FO's log the time. If its 91(k) then they are required to have two pilots I believe. Couldn't find anything on their website saying what FAR they operate under.
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The majority of trips are Part 91 with a few Part 135 trips. Currently, an FO is not required under either Part unless autopilot is inop.
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Thanks, wasn't sure if it was 91(k), 91, or 135. I am also semi ignorant on all the different ways these types companies can be operated. I thought it was always one or the other(91 or 135).
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does anyone have any hard info on pay?
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My suggestion is go to Nicholas air as a last choice option. I have a creditable source with in this organization. Last month they finned the entire pilot group for not filling out company trip info timely, accurately, and not signing the appropriate documents. Also they consider the employee Manuel as a binding agreement with a "can terminate with out notice" and " all pilots must provide a 90 notice" if leaving the company, otherwise you will be in breach of contract. The company can do what is good for them and will and do what is in their best interest, including fining the pilot group, and working them on off days without getting pilots approval and in some cases no additional pay. Due to "employee Manuel agreement" from what I understand they lost many of their seasoned
pilots due to poor company rule changes and fines for rediculas issues.
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Plenty of regionals hiring too....
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My suggestion is go to Nicholas air as a last choice option. I have a creditable source with in this organization. Last month they finned the entire pilot group for not filling out company trip info timely, accurately, and not signing the appropriate documents. Also they consider the employee Manuel as a binding agreement with a "can terminate with out notice" and " all pilots must provide a 90 notice" if leaving the company, otherwise you will be in breach of contract. The company can do what is good for them and will and do what is in their best interest, including fining the pilot group, and working them on off days without getting pilots approval and in some cases no additional pay. Due to "employee Manuel agreement" from what I understand they lost many of their seasoned
pilots due to poor company rule changes and fines for rediculas issues.

No one was "fined" per say however flight pay "bonus" was forfeited for trips that had "incomplete, or erroneous logs"(splitting hairs i know). Some of it was kind of ridiculous, but its all in the manual that you sign, and its been an ongoing issue and they finally called people on it. The signing of the flightlogs thing was a pretty stupid reason, but incorrect times and no fuel burns and wrong airports... No one works off days without pay except on the FO side which has no schedule. Worked days off are not mandatory. I have been given days off not owed to me, out of graciousness, then asked to fly a trip during that time and still received day off pay. The majority of people leaving left before the 8/6 schedule was implemented. Its a good company with good people. Lots of hiring going on ramping up to keep the schedule more stable and for the new airplanes. Biggest thing irking people right now is the street hiring into bigger airplanes due to the short staffing.

and yeah there are plenty of regionals hiring for 23$/hr if you like that sort of thing.

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No one was "fined" per say however flight pay "bonus" was forfeited for trips that had "incomplete, or erroneous logs"(splitting hairs i know). Some of it was kind of ridiculous, but its all in the manual that you sign, and its been an ongoing issue and they finally called people on it. The signing of the flightlogs thing was a pretty stupid reason, but incorrect times and no fuel burns and wrong airports... No one works off days without pay except on the FO side which has no schedule. Worked days off are not mandatory. I have been given days off not owed to me, out of graciousness, then asked to fly a trip during that time and still received day off pay. The majority of people leaving left before the 8/6 schedule was implemented. Its a good company with good people. Lots of hiring going on ramping up to keep the schedule more stable and for the new airplanes. Biggest thing irking people right now is the street hiring into bigger airplanes due to the short staffing.

and yeah there are plenty of regionals hiring for 23$/hr if you like that sort of thing.

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Hummmmm, you paint a complexly different picture then what I have been told. In Dec and Jan, 7 captain and 3 FO either left or gave notice(a required 90 day) and several more in Feb. and FO do not get paid for working extra days. From what I understand several of the FO's have a continue to work 24 to 40 days in a row and when they ask for time off. . . . They get push back from the company. All of this after the 8/6 schedule. I was thinking of applying but have changed my mind and I am aware of several others that have done the same. Commuting from ATL or being home based my aviation career simpler then others. Aviation is a small world....the real picture has a way of getting out.
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