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Old 07-29-2012, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Senior Skipper
I don't get the problem. If they call me on my day off, I just say "no". Next time I see the CP, I explain it was on my day off, and all is well.
What airline? At DAL if scheduling is desperate for bodies and calls you on your day off...AND you are legal to fly the trip they "tagged" you for, then you really can't turn down the trip. That is an Inverse Assignment, and the company has a right to do it.

Of course there are a few considerations.

1. IAs pay double time.

2. IAs can only be pursued by the company after exhausting quite a few other, less onerous steps of trip coverage.

3. IAs are rare, if not nonexistent, for many categories for months and even years on end. However, they are NOT unheard of.

4. Most importantly, the company can't IA you if you don't answer your phone!! Ringmaster has been around for at least the 15+ years I have been on Delta property, and the ONLY entity that has my separate ringmaster number is crew scheduling. I never answer the ringmaster ring without first checking Caller ID (i.e. either Crew Scheduling, or some telemarketer). There simply is NO reason anyone can complain about being IA'd via a phone call. (I have heard of extreme situations where gate agents will meet a pilot in the jetway after he has finished a trip with his IA for the next day--that truly is a hose job, but again, extremely rare).
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Old 07-29-2012, 07:06 PM
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At DL you're on the hook for some things if you answer the phone unless you have a valid excuse such as alcohol (run to the fridge while answering the phone), no child care or a couple others...
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Old 07-29-2012, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by 80ktsClamp
At DL you're on the hook for some things if you answer the phone unless you have a valid excuse such as alcohol (run to the fridge while answering the phone), no child care or a couple others...
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Old 07-29-2012, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by ShyGuy
Are you serious?! Where is this?
Airline in the PacNW, should be easy to figure out from there

Originally Posted by Boomer
Is this EFB mounted to the aircraft? The aircraft cabin is probably 50' long. The CRJ, EMB, and Q-400 are, anyways.

Take the EFB for a little stroll.
If it were only that easy...it's powered from the aircraft, so it has to stay in the cockpit in order work
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Old 07-29-2012, 11:22 PM
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Tool - the Hummer H3 with 737 ACE on the license plate.

It's tool on so many levels.
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Old 07-30-2012, 01:17 AM
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Originally Posted by lolwut
Nicely done!
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Old 07-30-2012, 06:44 AM
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The FO who was just on a company computer in the crew room who was wearing his sunglasses. It's not really that bright in here.
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Justdoinmyjob
The FO who was just on a company computer in the crew room who was wearing his sunglasses. It's not really that bright in here.
Perhaps they were prescription glassess tha he needed in oder to see? I often forget my glasses in the plane, or at home, in the car, etc. so I'll often use my sunglasses inside just so I can see properly...
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Old 07-30-2012, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Crazy Canuck
Perhaps they were prescription glassess tha he needed in oder to see?

Somehow I don't think Oakly makes prescription sport wraparound mirrored sunglasses.
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Old 07-30-2012, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Justdoinmyjob
Somehow I don't think Oakly makes prescription sport wraparound mirrored sunglasses.
Did he have spiky hair, Ipod and/or a backpack?
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