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Old 10-10-2018, 04:25 PM   #101  
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Wow that definitely does not look like anything they advertised. Does anyone know what kind of assets are at McCallen, TX?
McAwesome has helicopters and C206
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:48 AM   #102  
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Kaputt,

The problems with CBP are not the folks that frequent this website nor the designated Air & Marine recruiters. The problems are farther up the food chain. Basically, no one has any power to CHANGE or FIX anything but a SES. No GS15 or lower can fix the damage that has been done over the years to the program.

HQ and their minions run the show. The rest unfortunately are cannon fodder. What was once a respected pilot program is no longer. You are just labor. Think Army Aviation run by the Border Patrol. This is exactly what happens when non pilots or pilot trainees are put in charge of professional pilots period.

Do you and your buddies a favor and look elsewhere. The 121 world is a better place to be. I'm quite content where I am but call it the way I see it. 7 and change to go!
So what is a professional pilot?
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Old 10-11-2018, 08:34 AM   #103  
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So what is a professional pilot?
Someone who flies for a living, and understands what all that entails.

The military for example almost always promotes tactical operators to be the leaders of their specialty corps, to avoid the problem of managers who don't understand what it is they are managing.
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