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Forum: Part 135 09-11-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,131
Posted By Das Auto
For part 135 there are loopholes that allow you...

For part 135 there are loopholes that allow you to log sole manipulator time as PIC but part 121 is a different ballgame.

The PIC has the final authority over the operation of the aircraft, is...
Forum: Part 135 09-04-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,673
Posted By Das Auto
Let's hope so my friend.

Let's hope so my friend.
Forum: Part 135 09-03-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,673
Posted By Das Auto
Well that's the problem. People are comparing...

Well that's the problem. People are comparing similar companies and realizing that they would be getting more vacation for time served, sick time bank / buybacks instead of the use it or lose it...
Forum: Part 135 09-03-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,673
Posted By Das Auto
No it isn't, NetJets for one pays a 300% override...

No it isn't, NetJets for one pays a 300% override for getting in after midnight. It's a small consolation for what can turn into a 20+ hour day, getting home when everyone else in the house went to...
Forum: Fractional 09-03-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,620
Posted By Das Auto
Oh you expect me to read through a dozen other...

Oh you expect me to read through a dozen other threads rather than just ask a simple question on this one. Ok. That sounds reasonable.

I like the young man part though.

Carry on.
Forum: Fractional 09-02-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 104,419
Posted By Das Auto
Well said. I'm tired of people telling me that...

Well said. I'm tired of people telling me that Delta and Southwest are hiring like that thought never crossed my mind, and I have to explain myself for choosing private aviation.
Some people go to...
Forum: Part 135 08-09-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 118,845
Posted By Das Auto
Actually there is very little in the way of soft...

Actually there is very little in the way of soft money. For example, there's no extra for working a national holiday and vacation is capped at one 8 day period per year whether you've been here for 1...
Forum: Fractional 08-07-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By Das Auto
This is a great answer to the, "So why did you...

This is a great answer to the, "So why did you quit your air ambulance job" question.

I'd say you might be a candidate for a King Air 350 direct entry captain position at Gama / Wheels Up with...
Forum: Fractional 07-21-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,620
Posted By Das Auto
So a 7 on 7 off schedule NetJets style is...

So a 7 on 7 off schedule NetJets style is possible at Flex? How would the compensation compare to NetJets short and long term working 7&7? Has anyone run the numbers and come up with a ballpark?
Forum: Fractional 07-18-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,354
Posted By Das Auto
Good post. Obviously a case of miscommunication...

Good post. Obviously a case of miscommunication here. I haven’t received my squawk code until airborne in some European countries.

Last week a United pilot was yelling at the controller in Cabo...
Forum: Fractional 07-12-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,744
Posted By Das Auto
Which will result in said pilots contracting...

Which will result in said pilots contracting AIDS, (Aviation Induced Divorce Syndrome) then having to work even more to pay for child support and alimony.
Forum: Fractional 07-11-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
I'm sure Wheels Up has a plan. The problem is...

I'm sure Wheels Up has a plan. The problem is nobody knows what it is. You stated that there is a big turnover right now, which if true would mean a reduction in compensation would be a suicide...
Forum: Fractional 07-08-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
Not sure what you mean by in flux but Wheels Up...

Not sure what you mean by in flux but Wheels Up has made no secret of the fact that it wants to go public. Where this leaves Gama in the long term is anyone’s guess, but someone has to fly those 80...
Forum: Fractional 06-11-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
The whipsaw theory doesn’t hold water either....

The whipsaw theory doesn’t hold water either. 10-15 years ago that strategy worked well for the major airlines playing their feeders off against each other with an abundance starry eyed young pilots...
Forum: Fractional 06-11-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
The chances of that happening are close to zero....

The chances of that happening are close to zero. Wheels Up recently renewed their 5 year contract with Gama. The major airlines use multiple regional carriers to supplement their lift and some they...
Forum: Fractional 06-02-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 104,419
Posted By Das Auto
What would a typical month on the 72 day schedule...

What would a typical month on the 72 day schedule look like? Is it basically an 8&6 schedule?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Fractional 05-24-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
They're hiring for both reasons. More aircraft...

They're hiring for both reasons. More aircraft coming online, King Air guys moving over the to XL & the Citation ten, and guys moving on to bigger and better things in general.

There is no sim...
Forum: Fractional 05-24-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
Exactly right. Log it separately.

Exactly right. Log it separately.
Forum: Fractional 05-24-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
I threatened no such thing and I have not seen...

I threatened no such thing and I have not seen the "letter" you are talking about in any of our company manuals.

Please feel free to forward this Gama specific document, or failing that, have...
Forum: Fractional 05-24-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
Did he blow his interview for falsifying his log...

Did he blow his interview for falsifying his log book?

Thought not.

Get some anger management counseling. Its becoming obvious why you're career didn't go further than flying for a regional...
Forum: Fractional 05-24-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
Screaming? Leftist liberal? What a ridiculous...

Screaming? Leftist liberal? What a ridiculous statement. Calm down. The FAA statement is not "fake" either. The letter you gave referenced a 121 carrier where the F.O. was flying with a company check...
Forum: Fractional 05-24-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
CFI time is a whole different animal. per FAR...

CFI time is a whole different animal. per FAR 61.51 you may log the time as PIC because you are acting as a certified flight instructor.

Let me ask you this though. During your time as an F.O. or...
Forum: Fractional 05-24-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
No I’m not. Our manuals specifically list...

No I’m not.

Our manuals specifically list the PIC as having operational control and we don't have a dispatch, we have flight followers who have been blessed with operational control by the D.O....
Forum: Fractional 05-23-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
Absolutely. The director of operations, a...

Absolutely. The director of operations, a designee of the D.O. and the pilot in command has operational control. i.e. the authority to initiate, conduct, and / or terminate a flight.

Anything else?
Forum: Fractional 05-23-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,926
Posted By Das Auto
No worries. I guess both sides learn something...

No worries. I guess both sides learn something when the books are dusted off and opened up.
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