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Forum: Delta 11-12-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 80,961
Posted By acl65pilot
Richard Anderson is the reason the 330-900NEO is...

Richard Anderson is the reason the 330-900NEO is being built. If one recalls he is the person that pushed Airbus to revamp the 330 with the NEO engines.

The irony here is that the airplane that...
Forum: Delta 03-09-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By acl65pilot
I moved back here in 2016. There have been a lot...

I moved back here in 2016. There have been a lot of former Military and Envoy pilots hired that have chosen to commute since being hired in 2016/17 so that has added to the commuters again.

We...
Forum: Delta 02-12-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 198,005
Views: 39,313,845
Posted By acl65pilot
I believe it is free until the end of Feb. Prior...

I believe it is free until the end of Feb. Prior years cost five bucks. I just save them to two off site servers, and print a paper copy every year.
Forum: Delta 02-12-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,436
Posted By acl65pilot
Now you know why the first leg can't be an...

Now you know why the first leg can't be an international crossing.

The limits that were put on this were put there for a reason. It works well in the middle of the country where there is a...
Forum: Delta 02-12-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,033
Posted By acl65pilot
Its OK. I have asked Flightline to up the max...

Its OK. I have asked Flightline to up the max amount of days for these swaps multiple times and they haven't. Its vey frustrating when you want to swap multiple six plus day rotations.
Forum: Delta 07-01-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 54,126
Posted By acl65pilot
As previously said, they were well constructed....

As previously said, they were well constructed. Most pilots gloss over TDY and that is where pilots need to focus their concern on. Its not easy to see because its how using this or memorializing it...
Forum: Delta 07-01-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 54,126
Posted By acl65pilot
Yes, way back in 2014 and the FAR 117 LOA, the...

Yes, way back in 2014 and the FAR 117 LOA, the domestic augmentation was agreed to with great concern from the pilots. The union said that the cost to have a third pilot vice the hotel costs would...
Forum: Delta 07-01-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 54,126
Posted By acl65pilot
Correct. All of these contract issues become back...

Correct. All of these contract issues become back burner if there is a systemic shift in the post consolidation battle space. ME3, cabotage, DAL buying a foreign airline forcing the union to decide...
Forum: Delta 07-01-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 54,126
Posted By acl65pilot
I didn't. Its a test that can be pulled down. It...

I didn't. Its a test that can be pulled down. It was part of TA 1 and 2. Its something that is a half measure to bases back in places like MCO which are very big on things the pilots would like to...
Forum: Delta 07-01-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 54,126
Posted By acl65pilot
I do not think DAL is short sighted enough to...

I do not think DAL is short sighted enough to drop a VB in texas in hopes that people jump to the left seat of the CS in LAX or NYC. It would have to be created as a standing base for the WB pilots...
Forum: Delta 07-01-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 54,126
Posted By acl65pilot
VB's are not the biggest issue. Its the TDY...

VB's are not the biggest issue. Its the TDY section. You memorialize that sucker in the PWA and you just gave them the corrective tool on AE's.

Given the way the VB is currently constructed, and...
Forum: Delta 06-24-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 54,126
Posted By acl65pilot
They can easily staff a mid-continent base on the...

They can easily staff a mid-continent base on the CS Series. AUS, SAT, DFW all could easily be staffed.

AUS has had flights upgauged to both coasts, SAT is growing.

DFW has a ton of RJ's to...
Forum: Pilot Health 01-09-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,515
Posted By acl65pilot
AMAS is great. I would also keep trying Doc...

AMAS is great. I would also keep trying Doc Faulkner. He can get ahold of someone at the SE Region FAA office and expedite a few medical issues. I am not sure if this is one of them but its worth...
Forum: Delta 01-04-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,841
Posted By acl65pilot
First, you are correct that every rep gets a...

First, you are correct that every rep gets a preview of every communication from the admin. The lead time before its pushed varies. I am sure Bill has kept the same policy.

Second, its not a vote...
Forum: Delta 06-30-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,615
Posted By acl65pilot
Yes, if there is required work that goes over a...

Yes, if there is required work that goes over a prebid vacation that time can be "banked" and used at a later date. Banking any time as well as requesting the use of any of that banked time goes...
Forum: Delta 03-21-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
None of the training should be surprising at all....

None of the training should be surprising at all. More eyewatering AE's will be coming. Duh.

It was part of the rationale used, you can disagree with it.

You also were one that spread rumors...
Forum: Delta 03-21-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
That is not the guidance the company gave so I am...

That is not the guidance the company gave so I am not referencing it. If in fact their guidance climbs to that level, so much the better.

There is a significant savings on fuel, in the 5-6...
Forum: Delta 03-20-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
1) I will answer again, I have not asked nor have...

1) I will answer again, I have not asked nor have I been asked to anything at National.

2) I wrote the resolution to get the last BOD to review the president's annuity to that, if you came from a...
Forum: Delta 03-14-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
Yes, it can't be undone and that deal is gone....

Yes, it can't be undone and that deal is gone. Now that I am in the cheap seats I can be critical as well.:D I still do all my own analysis and will continue to follow all of it just like it did,...
Forum: Delta 03-14-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
Nope. Not doing any ALPA work at this time....

Nope. Not doing any ALPA work at this time. Doesn't mean I am not willing or will not do work again at some time, but for now, I am catching up on three years of delayed projects at my house.

My...
Forum: Delta 03-14-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
I voted for Malone. I was one of a handful of...

I voted for Malone. I was one of a handful of votes he had before the election meeting started.

I voted for every member of the Negotiating Committee that got elected.

I want this MEC...
Forum: Delta 03-14-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
Yes, I am wearing it. I want this MEC successful,...

Yes, I am wearing it. I want this MEC successful, we all work under the same contract. I voted no in 2012 and frankly do not want to work under it as some people do. Many of the one off fixes that...
Forum: Delta 03-14-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
There's plenty of people that can bear witness to...

There's plenty of people that can bear witness to that.

Not sure what actions you refer to, and everyone has their own opinions. I am happy to explain my votes to anyone and the rationale that...
Forum: Delta 03-14-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,787
Posted By acl65pilot
The front line employee raises to their rates...

The front line employee raises to their rates equates to about 3.5 years worth of historical rate increases.
Forum: Delta 11-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 198,005
Views: 39,313,845
Posted By acl65pilot
The process to "jointly petition" is part of the...

The process to "jointly petition" is part of the mutually agreed, pilot ratified labor agreement.

As you know we are required to jointly petition, per the PWA.

I am not saying its "preferred"...
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