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Forum: Career Questions Today, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By galaxy flyer
Flying is a great job, except for going out on...

Flying is a great job, except for going out on all these trips.

GF
Forum: Career Questions 09-15-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By galaxy flyer
Loving flying at 430 hours and that from the past...

Loving flying at 430 hours and that from the past is not remotely related to the workaday life of a professional pilot. Itís nothing like flying around the local patch on your own time.

Itís...
Forum: Part 91 and Low Time 09-15-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,746
Posted By galaxy flyer
Not on a type ride!

Not on a type ride!
Forum: Career Questions 09-14-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By galaxy flyer
And thatís why I thank Dad everyday for the...

And thatís why I thank Dad everyday for the direction he forced me into. I hated it, but 45 years later he was pretty smart.
Forum: Part 91 and Low Time 09-14-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,746
Posted By galaxy flyer
Iíve never taken a check ride, FAA or military,...

Iíve never taken a check ride, FAA or military, where the examiner or evaluator didnít ask at most phases, except where obvious like final approach configured, ďwhat is your target airspeed here?Ē ...
Forum: Part 91 and Low Time 09-13-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,746
Posted By galaxy flyer
Let me the question a little differently. Did...

Let me the question a little differently. Did the DPE ask what speed you intended to fly for the intercept? If he and you gave a speed, did you fly that speed +/- 10 knots?

GF
Forum: Career Questions 09-13-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By galaxy flyer
Having worked with Canadian pilots in the US,...

Having worked with Canadian pilots in the US, itís not an easy market up North, fewer opportunities, smaller airlines. Civilians there typically go out to bush operators to gain experience. Iíve...
Forum: Career Questions 09-13-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By galaxy flyer
Aviation schools that start with ďUnited...

Aviation schools that start with ďUnited States....Ē are still the best solid gold route to the legacies and thatíll likely be the case for a long time. I know lots of Reserves ďbabiesĒ that started...
Forum: Career Questions 09-11-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By galaxy flyer
SAN is the most senior base for both seats and...

SAN is the most senior base for both seats and only the ERJ is based there, likely the more senior plane. Most junior F/O there was hired on 12/6/2018.

GF
Forum: Career Questions 09-11-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By galaxy flyer
No degree, likely very little chance at legacy...

No degree, likely very little chance at legacy airlinesóDL, AA, UA, FDX and probably WN. Itís been that way for decades and top career paths will always demand a degree in the US. You need to do...
Forum: Corporate 09-11-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,203
Posted By galaxy flyer
That was exactly the advice I worked with at...

That was exactly the advice I worked with at about the same timeó landed me at a ďlegacyĒ óEastern Airlines. See how that worked out. Then, went the ART route because I was getting married and...
Forum: Corporate 09-11-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,203
Posted By galaxy flyer
That was 40 years ago, itís changed a lot....

That was 40 years ago, itís changed a lot. Thereís still lots of trash corporate jobs, but I know dozens of very happy corporate pilots making north of $250,000 with good QOL. Two gave up UAL...
Forum: Hangar Talk 09-10-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,669
Posted By galaxy flyer
Anyone who wants to understand the problem of HSR...

Anyone who wants to understand the problem of HSR in the NE needs to read this study. Cars are still, by huge margins, the travel mode of choice.
...
Forum: Foreign 09-06-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By galaxy flyer
Impossibly fatiguing schedules, rising COL, huge...

Impossibly fatiguing schedules, rising COL, huge pilot turnover, difficult management, crazy Dubai living all compensated by not shaving. Got it.

GF
Forum: Corporate 09-06-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,983
Posted By galaxy flyer
Phugoids can be easily fixed by reaching up and...

Phugoids can be easily fixed by reaching up and turning on the four switches marked 1A, 3A, 3B and 2B on the hydraulic panel and ensuring all surfaces are powered after engine start. Nobodyís gonna...
Forum: Hangar Talk 09-04-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,669
Posted By galaxy flyer
HSR ainít happeniní, so Amtrak what you have and...

HSR ainít happeniní, so Amtrak what you have and will have for a long time.

GF
Forum: Hangar Talk 09-04-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,669
Posted By galaxy flyer
If you think road and air travel is, or is...

If you think road and air travel is, or is approaching, unpleasant and inefficient, try an Amtrak trip. I can beat Amtrak in my car, in the Northeast easily.

GF
Forum: Career Questions 09-03-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By galaxy flyer
But in those they used Roman numerals..... GF

But in those they used Roman numerals.....

GF
Forum: Hangar Talk 09-03-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,669
Posted By galaxy flyer
When thereís a 186mph corridor from Boston to...

When thereís a 186mph corridor from Boston to Phillie, get back to us. When the TGV was built, a dedicated railway was possible, that hasnít been possible in the NE since about 1930.

GF
Forum: Hangar Talk 09-02-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 115,038
Posted By galaxy flyer
Thatís what theyíre supposed to do, but Iíve...

Thatís what theyíre supposed to do, but Iíve never been asked eitheróthree certíd, six ratings. Surprised to find it in FSIMS.

Most of the NTSB rulings started with falsification of required...
Forum: Hangar Talk 09-02-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 115,038
Posted By galaxy flyer
This from the FAA, There are NTSB...

This from the FAA,



There are NTSB rulings supporting serious felony convictions including sex offenses that preclude holding an ATP.

GF
Forum: Career Questions 09-01-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By galaxy flyer
I assume ďright to workĒ in the US. GF

I assume ďright to workĒ in the US.

GF
Forum: Career Questions 08-31-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,624
Posted By galaxy flyer
Or, he can collect some Q-3s and an FEB! :D. ...

Or, he can collect some Q-3s and an FEB! :D.

BTW, Iíve been a witness, a board President and recommending officer for FEBs, so donít get too close me.


GF
Forum: Career Questions 08-31-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By galaxy flyer
No, I donít know the process, Iím FAA. It will...

No, I donít know the process, Iím FAA. It will begin if and when you fail the physical. Donít eliminate yourself, let the doctor say you donít having qualifying vision. At that point, he can tell...
Forum: Career Questions 08-31-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By galaxy flyer
Canít say for CAA, but the common standard is...

Canít say for CAA, but the common standard is correctable to 20/20, near and distant. Iíd take a physical and let THEM fail you and pursue any avenues for waiver.

GF
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