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Forum: Part 135 01-29-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 389
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Posted By MostlyHarmless
At least that's how they said it should be when I...

At least that's how they said it should be when I joined.


In reality it quickly became go to work, fly back and forth, spend the night at an outstation. Then wake up, fly all day, and spend...
Forum: Part 135 12-22-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,899
Posted By MostlyHarmless
I don't think Boutique is the company you want....

I don't think Boutique is the company you want. Let me put it this way- in my time there the pilot roster typically varied between 120 and 150. You could count the number of pilots over the age of 40...
Forum: Part 135 10-31-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 106,688
Posted By MostlyHarmless
Once you have access to Lair, the slideshows will...

Once you have access to Lair, the slideshows will be in the training resources of the pilot section. Several days of ground school will be devoted to these slideshows. If you've been through them...
Forum: Part 135 10-26-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 106,688
Posted By MostlyHarmless
Get the CTS stuff done as your top priority. Some...

Get the CTS stuff done as your top priority. Some of it is decent, some of it is worthless crap- but get it done now. There will be some poor slob who shows up at training with it unfinished. Don't...
Forum: Part 135 06-12-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
700-800 is realistically competitive. Some get...

700-800 is realistically competitive. Some get hired with a bit less.

FOs at my base were typically flying about 80hrs/month. WX/MX cancellations would sometimes bring that number down...
Forum: Part 135 06-12-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
Guys, get some more hours. Not to be...

Guys, get some more hours.

Not to be discouraging- there's nothing wrong with being enthusiastic, and you're likely not doing any damage by applying early. But they're not going to talk seriously...
Forum: Part 135 04-24-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
As soon as you have access to Lair, find the...

As soon as you have access to Lair, find the Flight Standardization Manual. Read/learn/know/love it. Among other things, it details how to fly all the maneuvers for the checkride. (You can skip the...
Forum: Part 135 03-24-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
If you read through this whole thread, you will...

If you read through this whole thread, you will know what you need to read up on for the technical interview. Worked for me and many, many other people.
Forum: Part 135 03-13-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
There was a proposal not long ago to stock the...

There was a proposal not long ago to stock the crew houses with boxes of Captain Crunch. But then someone raised the concern of what FO's would eat, and nothing more came of it.
Forum: Part 135 03-12-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
The crew house is in Massena, not Albany. But...

The crew house is in Massena, not Albany. But when things break or the WX is particularly crappy, a hotel in Albany does happen occasionally.

The crew house in Massena is free of scorpions and...
Forum: Part 135 02-17-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
What part is awful? Boutique is a small...

What part is awful?

Boutique is a small company. The people who do interviewing are often squeezing it in on the side of other full time responsibilities. It may be inconvenient or annoying,...
Forum: Part 135 02-16-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
The company will hire PICs and SICs at all bases...

The company will hire PICs and SICs at all bases over the course of the year (except maybe Portland- those guys don't seem to turn over much). At smaller bases like BWI, ATL, and LAX it may be...
Forum: Part 135 02-15-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
It is certainly possible to get hired at BWI as a...

It is certainly possible to get hired at BWI as a PIC. The company is likely looking to fill one or possibly two PIC positions (and an FO position) at BWI as quickly as they can. If you're...
Forum: Part 135 02-04-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
Maybe not.... ...

Maybe not....

http://http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/news05/boutique-air-massena-council-exploring-boston-flights-20180202&template=mwdt...
Forum: Part 135 01-23-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 581,886
Posted By MostlyHarmless
Good questions. The EAS article on...

Good questions.

The EAS article on Wikipedia shows when contracts with towns begin and end. One or two in northern NY are coming up soon. Boutique isn't saying much about new towns, but a guess...
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