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Forum: FedEx 06-04-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,302
Views: 2,480,086
Posted By PurpleToolBox
You put it in your Total Time and not include it...

You put it in your Total Time and not include it in PIC or SIC totals.

Itís as if these questions havenít been asked 1000 times before.
Forum: FedEx 05-28-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,644
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Well, yes. I came from a major and I have been...

Well, yes. I came from a major and I have been honest with all of the folks who ask me “was it worth it.”

There are pros and cons to every airline job.

FDX fits me better but not everything...
Forum: Cargo 05-21-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,516
Posted By PurpleToolBox
As an employee of FedEx Express, I would be a...

As an employee of FedEx Express, I would be a liar if I said Amazon's decision to start moving their own goods doesn't concern me. However, allow me to be the naysayer. I don't believe anything...
Forum: Cargo 05-19-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,516
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Can you please explain why?

Can you please explain why?
Forum: FedEx 05-17-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,133
Posted By PurpleToolBox
As I said, YOU got what YOU wanted Kronan. ...

As I said, YOU got what YOU wanted Kronan.

Funny, I've spend hours on the 777 hearing others complain that someone junior to them was given a trip they wanted.

But yes, you and your ilk let...
Forum: FedEx 05-16-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,133
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Bingo, someone who gets it. Unless the next TA is...

Bingo, someone who gets it. Unless the next TA is overwhelmingly good there’s no way I am voting for it. We giving them PBS with the VTO process (yes Kronan your ilk got what you wanted) and now...
Forum: FedEx 05-15-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By PurpleToolBox
It is on FDX APLA website. Click on committees,...

It is on FDX APLA website. Click on committees, scheduling, page 8 schoolhouse cash.
Forum: FedEx 05-14-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,520
Posted By PurpleToolBox
No sir, you were the one who started the hard...

No sir, you were the one who started the hard working civilian versus military retiree. Iím glad you admit how your words were of poor choice.

If you only knew how I felt about military only guys...
Forum: FedEx 05-12-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,520
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Boy you stepped in it. Your disdain for the...

Boy you stepped in it. Your disdain for the 55-year old military retiree is noted.

I'm sure that military retiree had it so easy during his career. How dare he get an airplane the 24-year old...
Forum: FedEx 05-11-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,520
Posted By PurpleToolBox
I am completely the opposite. I *hate* the SSN...

I am completely the opposite. I *hate* the SSN setup. Pilots should be ranked by age: older pilots get higher seniority in the class. As you stated, older pilots have less time to work so they need...
Forum: FedEx 05-11-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,644
Posted By PurpleToolBox
How dare you say that!! Guys like Kronan and...

How dare you say that!! Guys like Kronan and others have "worked hard" to ensure we have the best contract. Things are awesome here ... absolutely perfect.

^^^^ Warning: sarcasm alert. ^^^^^

I...
Forum: FedEx 05-09-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,826
Posted By PurpleToolBox
We took a delay on my last long haul flight...

We took a delay on my last long haul flight because our over failed (I always check before flight). Maintenance showed up and they first thing they did was to take out the tray lined with aluminum...
Forum: FedEx 05-09-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,520
Posted By PurpleToolBox
They're new hires, not full union members. Are we...

They're new hires, not full union members. Are we really grieving this?
Forum: FedEx 05-07-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,446
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Yeah that doesnít sound right. Iíd call the iPad...

Yeah that doesnít sound right. Iíd call the iPad support guys today.
Forum: FedEx 05-06-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,446
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Are you sure the app isn't updating? Mine will...

Are you sure the app isn't updating? Mine will say processing, but if I close that and look at the icon, its updating. Only takes a few seconds.
Forum: Safety 05-03-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 219,772
Posted By PurpleToolBox
I thought it was very odd that two new airplanes...

I thought it was very odd that two new airplanes had already experienced AOA failures. In my 25+ years of flying I've never experienced one nor heard a friend having one.
Forum: Safety 05-03-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,300
Posted By PurpleToolBox
And now we have tighter airspace and stricter...

And now we have tighter airspace and stricter required navigational performance requirements. :rolleyes:
Forum: FedEx 05-01-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,928
Posted By PurpleToolBox
I wouldn't be the first person to accuse you of...

I wouldn't be the first person to accuse you of doing the company's bidding. And I won't be the last.

The 202X crap. You're setting expectations that it is going to be a long time after our...
Forum: FedEx 04-28-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,928
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Screenshot this post. The company will work...

Screenshot this post. The company will work against us but the real enemy is among us. When the next contract is negotiated and debated, remember this post.
Forum: FedEx 04-28-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,928
Posted By PurpleToolBox
^^^^^^ THIS ^^^^^^ Krone was part of the...

^^^^^^ THIS ^^^^^^


Krone was part of the group that failed us in C2015. Yes we have a great contract and gig at FedEx. However, they refuse to admit we also have *huge* problems and they believe...
Forum: FedEx 04-22-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,928
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Yes. This started during contract negotiations. ...

Yes. This started during contract negotiations.

Section 25.H.3. Initial Availability Period. Beginning 4 hours prior to the showtime of his original trip or once notified of substitution...
Forum: FedEx 04-20-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 28,683
Posted By PurpleToolBox
What's the harm in being prepared and ready? The...

What's the harm in being prepared and ready? The union should be pushing for unity and understanding the needs of the line pilot.
Forum: FedEx 04-20-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 28,683
Posted By PurpleToolBox
I don't mean to turn this into a Union bashing...

I don't mean to turn this into a Union bashing post, but why aren't we preparing for the next contract? We should be polling and nailing down our top items for the next contract. Wasting time means...
Forum: Safety 04-19-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,300
Posted By PurpleToolBox
My point was I don't see it as a concern for just...

My point was I don't see it as a concern for just light aircraft.
Forum: Safety 04-17-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,300
Posted By PurpleToolBox
Sure it is a concern. Backups? What happens...

Sure it is a concern. Backups?

What happens when you lose GPS updating? You revert to inertial and radio updating (I can speak only for 777 and probably most Boeings). Yes, there's still a...
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