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Forum: Career Questions 01-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,601
Posted By Airborne1
In the long run you will regret going to Mesa....

In the long run you will regret going to Mesa. QOL is get bad and contract is never enforced. Just look at the FO pay. ALPA is useless at Mesa.
Forum: Hangar Talk 07-20-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,849
Posted By Airborne1
Horrible news. I was wondering the same thing; ...

Horrible news. I was wondering the same thing; if a concealed weapons permit guy had been there many lives may have been saved.
Forum: Leaving the Career 04-05-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 222,991
Posted By Airborne1
I wouldn't do it. Inspectors are incredible well...

I wouldn't do it. Inspectors are incredible well paid but the job is really boring. I really don't have very many good things to say about the FAA are far as job enjoyment. The FAA tends to hire...
Forum: Mesa Airlines 01-19-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 194,653
Posted By Airborne1
For the people returning; is Mesa going to make...

For the people returning; is Mesa going to make you sign another training contract?

My understanding was that after the initial new hire training contract the only other contract that could be...
Forum: Mesa Airlines 12-22-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 194,653
Posted By Airborne1
I hope that Mesa at least works with some of...

I hope that Mesa at least works with some of these guys on there recalls dates. I know many people that took jobs driving a truck that required getting a CDL. The catch was that the company would...
Forum: Safety 12-21-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,776
Posted By Airborne1
I really don’t think that Democrats or...

I really don’t think that Democrats or Republicans really support workers rights. At the end of the day we have a gov't full of corrupt politicians that will say and do anything to line their own...
Forum: Pilot Health 12-14-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 57,714
Posted By Airborne1
I keep saying that DUIs are strange offenses. ...

I keep saying that DUIs are strange offenses. Everyone makes mistakes but that one is treated as if you had killed someone. It is mostly because of the amount of political attention that DUIs...
Forum: Regional 12-14-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 65,514
Posted By Airborne1
Mesa Management is currently negotiating a 5% pay...

Mesa Management is currently negotiating a 5% pay cut for its pilots. I think I would rather see an airline close its doors before pay and QOL gets any worse; at least at the regional level.
Forum: Hiring News 09-27-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Airborne1
Always apply and hope for the best. You just...

Always apply and hope for the best. You just never know.

Most Govt. jobs tend to go to those who may be a little inexperienced but have veterans/disability points.
Forum: Leaving the Career 08-10-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 86,524
Posted By Airborne1
That is my point. There is no shortage of pilots....

That is my point. There is no shortage of pilots. There are too many pilots already; that is what has driven pay down. The airlines are lowering their mins to get low time pilots to work for...
Forum: Leaving the Career 08-09-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 86,524
Posted By Airborne1
I bet if Eagle raised their pay and QOL they...

I bet if Eagle raised their pay and QOL they would have no problems finding pilots.

They are intentionally targeting young pilots willing to work for little.
Forum: Leaving the Career 08-09-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,395
Posted By Airborne1
Good for you for trying to go to ATC. It is very...

Good for you for trying to go to ATC. It is very stable and pays very well. Plus health benefits, pension and retirement matching are very good working for the FAA. I am too old; otherwise I would...
Forum: Career Questions 07-28-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By Airborne1
I wish I had done that- I wonder if tickets from...

I wish I had done that- I wonder if tickets from way back in 2005 -06 may be hurting me. It is really competative out there and I am NOT buying into the idea of a pilot shortage. We will have to...
Forum: Hangar Talk 05-26-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By Airborne1
TSA needs to just go away. I don't feel any...

TSA needs to just go away. I don't feel any safer since the organization has been created. Overall it just adds more costs to the flying public. Much of the costs with TSA could have been better...
Forum: Regional 05-18-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,457
Posted By Airborne1
Man that is really funny, but probably really...

Man that is really funny, but probably really true. I have met some flight attendants that probably were sharp enough to become a pilots but some that ….. well probably shouldn’t have even been...
Forum: Career Questions 03-17-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,724
Posted By Airborne1
Thanks, that is good news. Is SKW really tough...

Thanks, that is good news. Is SKW really tough on recent currency? I have been flying a single engine cessna 10-15 hours a month but renting a light twin is really too expensive for me right now.
Forum: Career Questions 03-17-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,724
Posted By Airborne1
Is SkyWest still only interveiwing from internal...

Is SkyWest still only interveiwing from internal recs? I have been applying since I been laid off over 2 years ago but don't know anyone from SkyWest to get and internal rec.
Forum: Hiring News 03-09-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By Airborne1
So I take it that you go to the interview and...

So I take it that you go to the interview and don't know which certificate you are interviewing for. When do they tell you?

Can you tell them at the interview that you want to hold out until a...
Forum: Regional 01-23-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By Airborne1
No, its just means that that RAH still doesn't...

No, its just means that that RAH still doesn't have buyers for all the Q400 yet.
Forum: Regional 11-15-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,757
Posted By Airborne1
I actually made more money collecting...

I actually made more money collecting unemployment after being furloughed from MESA as a 2nd year DHC-8 guy. No joke. After you figure in commuting and all other expenses these numbers are probably...
Forum: Regional 10-29-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,915
Posted By Airborne1
If ALPA would stick up for regional airline pay...

If ALPA would stick up for regional airline pay and treatment then 50% of the flying wouldn't be going to the regionals. Airlines are saving big bucks with regional labor costs.

Sky West...
Forum: Regional 10-20-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 48,838
Posted By Airborne1
If that is true it will be long time before there...

If that is true it will be long time before there is any chance of hiring off the street for a while.
Forum: Flight Schools and Training 10-14-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Airborne1
I have had four different counselors for my...

I have had four different counselors for my Bachelors degree online and yes it was frustrating. I think the problem recently (past two years) was that there was a high turnover rate within that...
Forum: Military 10-11-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,051
Posted By Airborne1
Being a ramp agent might help but I have a friend...

Being a ramp agent might help but I have a friend doing the same thing. My friend discovered that there are many ramp agents have their commercial pilots license and the line is long when trying to...
Forum: Regional 09-14-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6,098
Views: 1,279,030
Posted By Airborne1
I got a call two weeks ago. Very brief. How much...

I got a call two weeks ago. Very brief. How much have you been flying after your furlough? How is your driving record? I told them it is tough to fly while collecting unemployment but I fly about...
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