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Old 01-07-2022, 08:31 AM
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Anybody have any information on QOL or pay specifics at ABJets? Looks like a pretty good gig considering the FO minimums and the Lear 60's they operate.
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Old 01-07-2022, 03:45 PM
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Read the fine print. I think itís a year or two or you pay back the initial training cost. And thereís a non-compete for companies that operate within 500 (?) miles of Memphis, if I remember correctly (I didnít fly for them, but knew many who did).

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Old 01-09-2022, 02:57 AM
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Read the fine print. I think itís a year or two or you pay back the initial training cost. And thereís a non-compete for companies that operate within 500 (?) miles of Memphis, if I remember correctly (I didnít fly for them, but knew many who did).

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figured itíd be 12mo of Training cost :/

non-compete sucks. I guess they must not fly pilots a whole lot if thatís there.

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Old 01-09-2022, 06:04 AM
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figured itíd be 12mo of Training cost :/

non-compete sucks. I guess they must not fly pilots a whole lot if thatís there.

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on the contrary. Youíre going to get worked hard. But thereís that non compete hovering over you.
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Old 01-09-2022, 12:29 PM
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on the contrary. Youíre going to get worked hard. But thereís that non compete hovering over you.
Not sure how my brain worked itself into that pretzel hah. Makes sense. They invest the $ and are gonna fly the hell out of the investment to return the most.

Preciate the info. I always love how students think their CFIs know everything and then I turn around to the guys and gals in the industry and am immediately schooled. Thanks again
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Old 01-15-2022, 08:32 AM
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Not sure how my brain worked itself into that pretzel hah. Makes sense. They invest the $ and are gonna fly the hell out of the investment to return the most.

Preciate the info. I always love how students think their CFIs know everything and then I turn around to the guys and gals in the industry and am immediately schooled. Thanks again
Oh, I just remembered something. They not only have a training bond for initial type ratings, but they also tack on every time you go to recurrent. I can kind of understand for an initial, but recurrent is just cost of business.
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Old 04-26-2022, 04:50 PM
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Why on God's Green Earth would ANYONE sign a training contract in what is the absolute best pilot market in decades?

And possibly for recurrent too? Are these people smoking crack agreeing to that?

WHY??

Even the bottom feeder regional airlines like Gojet and Mesa don't make pilots sign training agreements.
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