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Forum: Hiring News 11-16-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Very accurate and well written. Thanks for...

Very accurate and well written. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Cargo 11-11-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,415
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Clearly spoken by someone who had never had a...

Clearly spoken by someone who had never had a really catastrophic career episode or a catastrophic illness or, god forbid, both. There are a million reasons that someone might want to continue fly.
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Forum: Hiring News 11-06-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
That's pretty much correct. On the 747 side, it's...

That's pretty much correct. On the 747 side, it's a checking center, not a training center. And while things have gotten better since SA took over, change happens slowly (if at all) with the old...
Forum: Cargo 11-04-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,835
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Fact: This is what they presented at the last...

Fact: This is what they presented at the last negotiations session. It is a negotiation proposal.

Opinion: The next CBA may (or may not) have gateway travel.
Forum: Hiring News 10-27-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Although one would think that removing coffee...

Although one would think that removing coffee from the GAM would be a major status quo violation, it apparently is not. So no walking, yet.

They will probably violate the contract soon enough,...
Forum: Cargo 10-27-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,370
Posted By DC8DRIVER
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWocCSl8bY0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWocCSl8bY0
Forum: Cargo 10-24-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 51,493
Posted By DC8DRIVER
And THIS is the ignorant mindset that the flight...

And THIS is the ignorant mindset that the flight crew negotiators at all ACMI carriers are up against. The "We're just not worth it" lack of professional self worth does nothing but work against us....
Forum: UPS 10-03-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 275,792
Posted By DC8DRIVER
This is only one of many threads that UPSet is...

This is only one of many threads that UPSet is trolling.

Just ignore ...
Forum: Hiring News 10-03-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
And be sure to ask the Atlas rep about the...

And be sure to ask the Atlas rep about the multiple lawsuits they have filed against the pilot group!

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Forum: Charter 09-26-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,023
Posted By DC8DRIVER
https://www.airlinepilotforums.com/cargo/108395-at...

https://www.airlinepilotforums.com/cargo/108395-atlas-sues-pilot-group-again.html
Forum: Cargo 09-22-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,051
Posted By DC8DRIVER
AtlasFacts.org (http://www.atlasfacts.org) ...

AtlasFacts.org (http://www.atlasfacts.org)

There is an incredibly long thread on Atlas in the hiring section that you may have read.

The new guys are using Atlas as a stepping stone and the...
Forum: Hiring News 09-11-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Unclear on the concept. Encouraging pilots...

Unclear on the concept.

Encouraging pilots to work for Atlas IS helping Atlas out and you've never done anything but encourage pilots to come to work here.

It's not that hard to understand, is...
Forum: Hiring News 09-11-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Actually, what I expect is for the new Atlas...

Actually, what I expect is for the new Atlas pilots, at least for the few months that they here at Atlas, to see the big picture and understand what is going on. And all of them do understand. But,...
Forum: Hiring News 09-10-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
According to the pilot group, it's FedEx, UPS,...

According to the pilot group, it's FedEx, UPS, Delta, American, and United.

Management will argue that Atlas is no FedEx, but when I am flying FedEx freight in a 747 from a FedEx hub to another...
Forum: Hiring News 09-10-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Thank you for stepping up to the plate and trying...

Thank you for stepping up to the plate and trying to make a difference. There are too many pilots here that do nothing but complain. Trying and failing or even partially succeeding if far better than...
Forum: Hiring News 09-09-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Well it's also not going to stop when the "drive...

Well it's also not going to stop when the "drive by" pilots keep crowing about how cool it to stop by Atlas for a year of fun.

Most here are onboard with the union. Unfortunately, some of the...
Forum: Hiring News 09-09-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
So what's YOUR strategy, Hvac? I'm pretty sure...

So what's YOUR strategy, Hvac? I'm pretty sure the union would be willing to listen to anyone who has a good plan. As I said, the attrition thing is just ONE of many strategies that have working...
Forum: Hiring News 09-09-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
This is exactly the problem that I am talking...

This is exactly the problem that I am talking about.

RJ guy gets to fly the Big Jet to exotic places, which is totally b*tchin' cool, until their dream career job comes along.

Then they're off...
Forum: Charter 09-09-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 93,325
Posted By DC8DRIVER
OK clearly I missed that. It's just that...

OK clearly I missed that.

It's just that your post sounds a lot like the serious conspiracy theorists that are out there. Whenever they spout their nonsense it weakens the union's position.

Now...
Forum: Charter 09-08-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 93,325
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Sounds about right ... Way to support the...

Sounds about right ...

Way to support the union and your fellow pilots during the critical period of negotiations. Stirring up dissent plays right into management's hands.

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Forum: Hiring News 09-07-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
The fact is that Atlas IS having trouble filling...

The fact is that Atlas IS having trouble filling classes. Moreover, Atlas is having trouble keeping the new hires that they get.

It's true that pilots are being hired, but the qualifications of...
Forum: Hiring News 09-06-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Of course the dynamic will be different. The only...

Of course the dynamic will be different. The only issue with inviting everyone to come on over and give Atlas a shot is that while these transients are passing through, the rest of us are stuck here...
Forum: Cargo 09-05-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 51,493
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Do a little homework and you'll see that I have...

Do a little homework and you'll see that I have NEVER said that Kalitta is any sort of reason that we don't yet have a new contract. The only argument that I have made is that signing a contract that...
Forum: Hiring News 08-25-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
You seem to be content at Atlas, but you're still...

You seem to be content at Atlas, but you're still missing the point. The more pilots that get hired here, the less prone the company will be to get serious about negotiations.

"... not wise to...
Forum: Hiring News 08-25-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16,475
Views: 5,179,372
Posted By DC8DRIVER
Well, one reason that people express their...

Well, one reason that people express their displeasure here at Atlas is that the company consistently violates the contract. I have found errors on both of my last two paychecks. Very few new hires...
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