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Old 09-18-2012, 07:41 AM
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I am seeing more and more guys wearing their full uniform (minus the hat thank God!) in public places like the grocery store, Barnes and Noble, Academy Sports and Walmart.

One guy I have seen twice and he wears his blue "Flight Standards..." lanyard, and a gold "fast mover type" on the tie...

Really...how hard is it to try and be a little less..."LOOK AT ME!!!..." Just taking 20 seconds to peel the jewelry, ID, and 4 stripes would go a long way!!

I am running out of excuses for these guys when my non-pilot neighbor/friends ask me if it is a requirement by my company to wear the uniform while at the store?
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:46 AM
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Where are you guys going that you see all these pilots in uniform?

I mean, lets be real here, its fun to make fun of the thought, but I have never actually seen a pilot out in public in uniform. Aside from, of course, gas stations right near the employee parking lot or something like that.
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:54 AM
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FYI, I'm not going to strip down to run into the store to pick something up, it's a uniform,who cares.......I'm not advocating hanging out in the mall for 5 hrs, but Jesus, when I wore a suit to work, I wouldn't take off my tie, or suit jacket. I agree the ID badge might be excessive but uniform, why bother.......
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Old 09-18-2012, 08:34 AM
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Airplanes Cleared After Hijack Threats | NBC Chicago

Lots of people involved in this one get "Tool of the day" honor, but I think the captain deserves "Cool of the day"
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:11 AM
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It's pretty easy to remove our 15 pieces of flare if needed. However my favorite pilot uniform story is a young guys at the bank in full uniform talking to a milf and she asked who he flys for, he said hes a pilot for ATA. Three hours later I'm at the the executive airport prepping for a trip and look over and he's briefing his private student for his lesson at Airline Training Academy!
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by JoeyMeatballs View Post
FYI, I'm not going to strip down to run into the store to pick something up, it's a uniform,who cares.......I'm not advocating hanging out in the mall for 5 hrs, but Jesus, when I wore a suit to work, I wouldn't take off my tie, or suit jacket. I agree the ID badge might be excessive but uniform, why bother.......
Who ever did not 'de-badge' at lunch paid.
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by DHC2floater View Post
The FO's at my last airline that were "hand selected" to the the 9 as the called it(crj900) and would wear their epilates backwards to easily identify themselves to other "9" pilots!
Using "the 9" in a sentence, and referring to something other than The Nine.
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Old 09-18-2012, 08:28 PM
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^^^^^ *Cough* *Cough* MESA...I mean its got to be...


and thats to the op not the guy who quoted.
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Old 09-19-2012, 02:20 AM
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Originally Posted by rickt86 View Post
^^^^^ *Cough* *Cough* MESA...I mean its got to be...

and thats to the op not the guy who quoted.
Wait really? I thought they were talking about XJ?
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Old 09-19-2012, 05:02 AM
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This!

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