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Old 10-06-2010, 02:36 PM   #41
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If your driver ever told you "the weather is too bad to drive, we may need to need to fly it."
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Old 10-09-2010, 06:10 PM   #42
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If you have to wear rain gear while flying the plane
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:02 PM   #43
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If you are flying anything manufactured by Douglas !!!
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Old 10-16-2010, 07:15 AM   #44
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You wear ski goggles and a headlamp to work so you can see while you tug the plane out of the hangar during a snow storm at a crappy uncontrolled airport in the middle of nowhere.
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Old 10-16-2010, 10:21 AM   #45
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You look behind you and just see yellow boxes with either a biohazard or radioactive sticker on them.
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Old 10-16-2010, 04:24 PM   #46
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Thumbs up Freight Dogs Forever !!!!!

[QUOTE=freightdog;90301]You might be a freight dog if...
  • You can easily make the "Early Bird Specials" at the local restaurant because you just woke up at 4:00 PM and the Early Bird is from 5:00-6:00 PM.
  • You have a "DO NOT DISTURB" sign for the motel room door in Spanish.
  • You carry extra ear plugs and a dozen sleep masks in your brain bag.
  • You know the max EPR/N1 setting for your aircraft for that Saturday morning "get back to base to catch the 7:15 AM commute home" flight.
  • On that Saturday morning flight back to base you call ATC ahead of time and request a straight in approach and clearance to the ramp......75 miles from the airport.
  • You have a taxi on "Stand-by" at the cargo ramp for that quick trip over to the passenger terminal.
  • You know that if you're in the taxi by 0612 AM at Kennedy, you can slip the driver a $20 and he'll make that 0715 commute home flight out of LaGuardia (Been there, done that...many times !). Thanks for starting this thread and long live the Freight Dogs ! G'Night Mates...time to go to work !
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Old 10-19-2010, 06:39 AM   #47
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TOWER: Ramex #### slow to your final approach speed U have a 20 knt overtake on the RJ infront. (ramex#### = seneca)
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Old 12-20-2010, 02:00 PM   #48
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If you've ever been tossed out of an FBO at 4am for snoozing in the pilot's snooze room, because it is reserved for their corporate customers. Thanks Cutter!
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Old 01-04-2011, 11:59 AM   #49
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the FBO tries to have you load/unload in a dark, abandoned corner of the airport with no facilities because they don't want our dirty multi-colored airplanes on the ramp with shiny jets.
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Old 01-04-2011, 12:26 PM   #50
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You have an inkling you could be a Tetris video game champion after all the practice you've had loading your airplane quickly.

Free Tetris
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