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Forum: FedEx 09-16-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,049
Posted By Adlerdriver
There’s way more to it than that to get the full...

There’s way more to it than that to get the full $110k. In addition to the notice, you must:
Make $740k in your final 24 months (none from sick leave)
Retire with a full sick bank
Be at max WB...
Forum: Cargo 09-13-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,424
Posted By Adlerdriver
Very acceptable, especially in the US. The...

Very acceptable, especially in the US.

The problem is that option 4 is not going to be any pilot’s “go to” solution for communication with ATC, especially within the US where the easiest option...
Forum: Cargo 09-13-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,424
Posted By Adlerdriver
There’s “the book” and there’s reality. I’ve...

There’s “the book” and there’s reality. I’ve spent the last 15 years flying through and within every continent north of the equator and occasionally venturing into the southern latitudes on my way to...
Forum: Cargo 09-13-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,424
Posted By Adlerdriver
Pan pan indicates no immediate danger exists. ...

Pan pan indicates no immediate danger exists. One would think a nuke might be worthy of the uptick to Mayday where there is imminent danger to life. No?
Forum: Cargo 09-13-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,424
Posted By Adlerdriver
A few thoughts: US pilots are unlikely to use...

A few thoughts:
US pilots are unlikely to use Pan-Pan-Pan within the US and are far more likely to use Mayday or just go with the old standby “declaring an emergency”. Maybe both.

“Heavy” would...
Forum: FedEx 09-09-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 108,204
Posted By Adlerdriver
When one considers the majority of our pilots are...

When one considers the majority of our pilots are commuters, if you understood the night and day difference between the flying, pay and in most cases, QOL available to 777 FOs at FedEx, you'd have a...
Forum: FedEx 09-08-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,935
Posted By Adlerdriver
Where do see this? :confused: FARs Appdude...

Where do see this? :confused: FARs Appdude posted, while potentially difficult to interpret, make a very clear distinction between 2-pilot crews and RFOs on augmented crews. I’ve worked under Flag...
Forum: FedEx 09-07-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,935
Posted By Adlerdriver
Much more than it sounds like you’re aware of: ...

Much more than it sounds like you’re aware of:
EWR out and backs from MEM
MEM-IND
MEM-OAK
OAK-SEA
SEA-ANC
LAX-HNL + reverse
CDG-CGN + rev
CGN-CDG-MUC-FRA
DXB-MXP
Forum: FedEx 09-06-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,935
Posted By Adlerdriver
Rat, I’m not sure if this will make a...

Rat,
I’m not sure if this will make a difference in your situation, but a few things to know:
W/r/t the 100 hour limit, the limit is a calendar month, not 30 consecutive days.
The 100 hour limit...
Forum: Cargo 09-05-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,313
Posted By Adlerdriver
Thanks. If they have to make a change, at least...

Thanks. If they have to make a change, at least this one has some basis in logic rather than relying on someone’s clothing to somehow prove they’re who they claim to be.
Forum: Cargo 09-05-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,313
Posted By Adlerdriver
Are you talking about something else? :confused:...

Are you talking about something else? :confused: Every time I’ve used KCM since it started I’ve had to show another form of ID in addition to my crew ID.
Forum: FedEx 09-04-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By Adlerdriver
I was an ANC commuter for about 7 years. I think...

I was an ANC commuter for about 7 years. I think you're getting crickets on this topic because a crashpad is generally unnecessary in ANC for FedEx guys. 70% of the ANC lines in Sep have one or two...
Forum: Cargo 09-02-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,313
Posted By Adlerdriver
Exactly one week after going thru KCM in street...

Exactly one week after going thru KCM in street clothes unscathed, I attempted to repeat that today in MEM. Standard card scan, 2nd form of ID check and he waits for the system to finish doing its...
Forum: Hangar Talk 08-26-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,103
Posted By Adlerdriver
Trivia point. The line was supposed to be...

Trivia point. The line was supposed to be “......have a pretty good weekend in Dallas with all that stuff”.
JFK had just been assassinated so they changed it out of respect. Vegas seems like an...
Forum: FedEx 08-25-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,687
Posted By Adlerdriver
Yeah, it's a "thing". 30 hours in 7 consecutive...

Yeah, it's a "thing".
30 hours in 7 consecutive days (domestic)
32 in 7 (international)
Probably the two most likely limits encountered by FedEx guys. I blocked out 17 minutes late and flew an...
Forum: FedEx 08-25-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,687
Posted By Adlerdriver
Regulated flight time limits add a wrinkle to...

Regulated flight time limits add a wrinkle to this argument that makes it go far beyond just a personal choice to load your monthly schedule with non-FedEx flying.

You're a full-time employee at...
Forum: FedEx 08-24-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,687
Posted By Adlerdriver
:confused: So, you fly for compensation elsewhere...

:confused: So, you fly for compensation elsewhere and between your outside flying and FedEx flying you've exceeded the regulated flight time limits. You're saying FedEx should have no say or issue...
Forum: FedEx 08-19-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,194
Posted By Adlerdriver
Ok - so I was only half out to lunch. Good to...

Ok - so I was only half out to lunch. Good to know since I'm going to be living in Secondary territory for the foreseeable future I think.
Forum: FedEx 08-19-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,194
Posted By Adlerdriver
Is this a theoretical discussion or are you...

Is this a theoretical discussion or are you actually talking about Aug/Sep 2019? I ask because if you wanted to slide your Sep vaca back into August, you needed to do that during the Conflict/Input...
Forum: FedEx 08-15-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By Adlerdriver
Or those of us who happen to be working that day....

Or those of us who happen to be working that day. :mad:
I just wasted time finding a proxy I can't use now. Complete BS.
Forum: FedEx 08-14-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 53,891
Posted By Adlerdriver
First of all - the 1000 PIC is now "preferred". ...

First of all - the 1000 PIC is now "preferred". I have no idea if that means they have made a practice of actually hiring pilots with less than 1000 PIC.

Do you have access to the careers...
Forum: FedEx 08-11-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,161
Posted By Adlerdriver
If you think the prices are invalid, contact ALPA...

If you think the prices are invalid, contact ALPA CE and give them specifics. If it doesn't seem right, there's a good chance it's not.

It's difficult to understand if you're talking about actual...
Forum: FedEx 08-06-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,161
Posted By Adlerdriver
You're correct, If you buy the ticket using the...

You're correct, If you buy the ticket using the deviation and deadhead section of VIPS (orange boxes associated with the specific deadhead leg you're deviating), then you can't buy the deviation...
Forum: FedEx 08-05-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,300
Posted By Adlerdriver
Ah.. disregard my earlier reply. I thought option...

Ah.. disregard my earlier reply. I thought option 1 was Sub.
Forum: FedEx 08-05-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,300
Posted By Adlerdriver
The trip in conflict is huge? Sometimes folks...

The trip in conflict is huge?
Sometimes folks may not feel like rolling the OTP bones trying to find a hole in their schedule AND an open trip to fill it sometime in the next 3 bid periods. ...
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