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Forum: Corporate 11-19-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,577
Posted By flynavyj
OMG - They keep you BUSY! Each pilot here...

OMG - They keep you BUSY!

Each pilot here flies 200-250 Hours a year
7-11 Days/Month
One weekend off/Month guaranteed
two days during the week off/month guaranteed
If no weekend flights are...
Forum: Corporate 11-05-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,483
Posted By flynavyj
I took the "long" way round to the corporate...

I took the "long" way round to the corporate pilot world. Regional FO -> Regional CA -> Left professional flying (6 years - did part time instructing) -> 135 SIC -> 135 PIC -> Corporate PIC

The...
Forum: Corporate 06-12-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,642
Posted By flynavyj
Ran into a few of their guys in LAX last year,...

Ran into a few of their guys in LAX last year, couple ex-121 folks. Seemed to like it. They were hauling around in a B-1900 throughout California. The guy was holding out on transitioning to the jet,...
Forum: JetBlue 12-24-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11,608
Views: 2,974,687
Posted By flynavyj
Are the military members, females, and minorities...

Are the military members, females, and minorities not qualified?
Forum: Regional 12-18-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,764
Posted By flynavyj
What about at those pay to play companies? LoL!

What about at those pay to play companies? LoL!
Forum: Frontier 10-13-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9,479
Views: 3,321,021
Posted By flynavyj
How long have people been waiting from...

How long have people been waiting from application submission until they're notified for an interview?

And how long till class start?
Forum: JetBlue 10-11-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11,608
Views: 2,974,687
Posted By flynavyj
Out of curiosity, did you apply during this last...

Out of curiosity, did you apply during this last open session or had your application been in and active for a while?
Forum: JetBlue 08-09-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11,608
Views: 2,974,687
Posted By flynavyj
Thanks for that info! I'm planning to apply...

Thanks for that info!

I'm planning to apply during this opening, about 3000TT, 475 TPIC mostly Embraer 145, some LearJet and Hawker time as well. May be a stretch, but i'm hopeful I'll be able to...
Forum: Leaving the Career 05-27-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 25,778
Posted By flynavyj
This was gonna be a really long post, but the...

This was gonna be a really long post, but the truth is you just have to find what works for you...if you feel really passionate about LEO work, it'd be something I'd check out! If you get out and...
Forum: Leaving the Career 04-05-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,252
Posted By flynavyj
Welcome back! LoL. Hoping this time...

Welcome back! LoL.

Hoping this time continues to be more enjoyable than your previous employment. As a guy who found a decent job outside of flying, a way to continue some involvement in...
Forum: Part 135 02-29-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,943
Posted By flynavyj
As a Lear 60 FO in the midwest I'd say 55k is low...

As a Lear 60 FO in the midwest I'd say 55k is low for your location. With COL in the NE US, 65-70 is "eh, ok" not great.
Forum: Hangar Talk 12-29-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12,324
Views: 6,067,764
Posted By flynavyj
My jet's to fast for that sh*t.... :p

My jet's to fast for that sh*t.... :p
Forum: Regional 12-29-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,051
Posted By flynavyj
I say Great Lakes - they're the only group out...

I say Great Lakes - they're the only group out there hurting for pilots SO bad that they couldn't manage a furlough if they wanted to.

Do it!!! :)
Forum: Part 135 12-27-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,050
Posted By flynavyj
I'm currently operating under a training contract...

I'm currently operating under a training contract for my company, and hate the weight of a training contract being on my shoulders...it doesn't ruin the job, but it's a restriction which limits...
Forum: Career Questions 12-06-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By flynavyj
They all suck - but they've gotten better. If...

They all suck - but they've gotten better. If you've got 1500 hours, you can find a better path to your career...if a major 121 carrier is the only thing you're wanting, find the place that you'd be...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 12-02-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,336,596
Posted By flynavyj
If you're interested in the CQFO options, I would...

If you're interested in the CQFO options, I would recommend talking to a TSA recruiter. I'd been out for six years, but had spoken with the TSA recruiters and they provided me with options for a CQFO...
Forum: Career Questions 11-18-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,444
Posted By flynavyj
Barely - in the $40/hr range (so $20/hr for a...

Barely - in the $40/hr range (so $20/hr for a normal job)...

But what's the catch, Fast Food Workers are ready to go on strike for $15/hr...so i'm willing to say, $40/hr really isn't good enough...
Forum: Career Questions 11-13-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By flynavyj
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Career Questions 11-11-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By flynavyj
Do it the right way, then you won't have anything...

Do it the right way, then you won't have anything to second guess as you move through your career...anyway, the ATP says the applicant should be "of good moral character"...whipping some hours kinda...
Forum: Career Questions 11-10-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,719
Posted By flynavyj
it wasn't brought up in the interview by the...

it wasn't brought up in the interview by the company, but I obviously explained it when discussing my employment. Apparently it wasn't
a major concern. Apparently they're struggling to find pilots...
Forum: Career Questions 11-05-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,719
Posted By flynavyj
I second this - if you spend your ground school...

I second this - if you spend your ground school studying and not expecting to just "waltz" through it you'll be absolutely fine.

I had been out for six years when I hopped back into a jet in...
Forum: Career Questions 10-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,689
Posted By flynavyj
Short answer = yes Obviously it depends on...

Short answer = yes

Obviously it depends on how competitive the company you're applying to is. For operators who are inundated with applicatons (the majors) you're going to need more than 152 time....
Forum: Leaving the Career 10-15-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 50,537
Posted By flynavyj
First things first - the idea of jumping back in...

First things first - the idea of jumping back in as an empty nester was my plan the moment i left. I started federal service at 25, could retire with 30 years at 55 and have 10 years left as a career...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 10-09-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,336,596
Posted By flynavyj
Just watched the game. They do.

Just watched the game. They do.
Forum: Part 135 10-04-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,004
Posted By flynavyj
Friend is the CP there, while i'm sure they're...

Friend is the CP there, while i'm sure they're struggling to keep employees they're decently compensated for their equipment. Anyone operating turbine singles in the soup or even piston twins is...
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