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Forum: Part 135 Yesterday, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
If you're still building to 135 captain mins, AMF...

If you're still building to 135 captain mins, AMF does hire into the right seat to get you there. Though you aren't going to get to the 60K range for a couple of years. I'd say that is true for any...
Forum: Part 135 07-16-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
We can jump seat on our own flights if there is a...

We can jump seat on our own flights if there is a seat available. Since we are an all cargo airline, that is usually in the right seat in the cockpit, if there is no FO on the flight. You can also
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Forum: Part 135 07-07-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
I don't know exact numbers, but quite a few. The...

I don't know exact numbers, but quite a few. The first two to go directly from AMF to UPS under the program have class dates a couple weeks from now.
Forum: Part 135 06-29-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
Update; The SUS base officially closed on 6/22....

Update; The SUS base officially closed on 6/22. Unfortunately we were outbid for the only customer we had at that base.
Forum: Part 135 05-27-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
I don't know how many request it specifically....

I don't know how many request it specifically. That would be a question for recruiting. I know we have an FO starting aircraft specific training tomorrow to go there. There are two runs and we...
Forum: Part 135 05-24-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
The St Louis base actually is located at SUS. And...

The St Louis base actually is located at SUS. And there are only SA227s based there, no E120s.

SJU (specifically BQN for the E120) is definitely the best time building base. The flights get around...
Forum: Part 135 05-16-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
AMF doesn't prohibit "commuting" via jumpseat,...

AMF doesn't prohibit "commuting" via jumpseat, but it is discouraged. At the flight time level you describe, you would be assigned to an E120 base. Our E120 runs operate Monday PM to Saturday AM or...
Forum: Part 135 05-15-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
The runs you refer to are currently operating out...

The runs you refer to are currently operating out of BFI and get roughly 12 hours per week. The operation out of Spokane will be starting sometime around September and the actual routings hasn't been...
Forum: Part 135 05-09-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
https://www.airlinepilotforums.com/part-135/17324-...

https://www.airlinepilotforums.com/part-135/17324-ameriflight.html
Forum: Part 135 05-09-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
Bumping this back to the first page because there...

Bumping this back to the first page because there have been a couple of new threads started that probably would have been answered here if they had seen it.
Forum: Part 135 04-29-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
Are you military by chance? Just looking at your...

Are you military by chance? Just looking at your handle.
Forum: Part 135 04-22-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
FreightDogs will have to answer the first...

FreightDogs will have to answer the first question. But for the rest,

For now all ACP FOs start out as SIC in the BE1900 and then transition to the BE99 when they get captain minimums. Until you...
Forum: Part 135 04-22-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
I heard we aren't hiring home based captains any...

I heard we aren't hiring home based captains any more. Not a cost effective business model for our type of schedule.
Forum: Part 135 04-17-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
Yeah, but we don't want people to come in and...

Yeah, but we don't want people to come in and either bail on the commitment they have made or even buy out of their contract. We aren't doing this for the money. We want captains to fly for us for a...
Forum: Part 135 04-15-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
The FO hours in the E120 do count toward your ATP...

The FO hours in the E120 do count toward your ATP as the aircraft certification makes it a required crew member position. If you switch to the ACP program, the right seat hours you acquire there...
Forum: Part 135 03-27-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
Only for NON-EMB FOs. And that is just because we...

Only for NON-EMB FOs. And that is just because we are basically paying them to get their hours up to where they can become captains.
Forum: Part 135 03-08-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
Some UPS runs are M PM - Sa AM. The schedule for...

Some UPS runs are M PM - Sa AM. The schedule for any given run is determined by UPS (or other customer.)
Forum: Part 135 03-08-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
One came to AMF after flying at a regional. I...

One came to AMF after flying at a regional. I believe the other started here at 1200 hours TT and moved up through the aircraft.
Forum: Part 135 03-01-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
No, these two were hired through the program open...

No, these two were hired through the program open to existing AMF pilots. They were able to start at the final phase due to their current experience and positions at AMF.

You are talking about the...
Forum: Part 135 03-01-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
We have classes every month and we are always...

We have classes every month and we are always needing BE99 captains to replace the ones that move up to our Metros and BE1900s as well as those who move on to other operations.

As for specific...
Forum: Part 135 03-01-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
For those who have asked about the AMF to UPS...

For those who have asked about the AMF to UPS Gateway program, the first two AMF pilots to be enrolled in the program have interviewed and been offered positions with UPS. Now they are just waiting...
Forum: Part 135 02-27-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
ACPs are hired by when we have available class...

ACPs are hired by when we have available class space and candidates with the time to fill them.
Flight time is comparable. The big difference is there are no assigned bases for the ACP candidates....
Forum: Part 135 02-24-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 1,422,506
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
If you are talking about straight flight hours,...

If you are talking about straight flight hours, as much as the captain on the run.

If you are asking how much hands on, as an FO on our flights you should be getting somewhere near 50% or more. An...
Forum: Part 135 02-22-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
A nice sounding term for "illegal continuous...

A nice sounding term for "illegal continuous duty.":p;):D
Forum: Part 135 02-21-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By frmrbuffdrvr
At Ameriflight out SICs don't get 297. Only 293....

At Ameriflight out SICs don't get 297. Only 293. PIC needs a 293 & 299 annually and a 297 every six months.

But I guess there is nothing prohibiting a company from requiring their SICs to do an...
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