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Forum: Part 135 10-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By EMAW
Qualifier: Itís not a step back though. And once...

Qualifier: Itís not a step back though. And once you make captain, you donít go back to FO pay under normal circumstances.
Forum: Part 135 09-30-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 117,760
Posted By EMAW
1. Unchanged as far as weíre concerned so far. ...

1. Unchanged as far as weíre concerned so far.
2. Yes.
3. Itíll most likely be recurrent.
4. Well-groomed mustache only.
5. They might, only the powers that be can answer that question.
Forum: Part 135 09-20-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 117,760
Posted By EMAW
No room up front for a bag. MAYBE some room in...

No room up front for a bag. MAYBE some room in the baggage area in the back. But not always. You get your international training on the line for the most part. Itís not much different operationally...
Forum: Part 135 09-19-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 117,760
Posted By EMAW
The answer is...they don’t. And neither does ops...

The answer is...they don’t. And neither does ops if you have a valid reason for refusal. If they do, our safety department and DO will both back as long as you have a valid reason for refusal.
In...
Forum: Part 135 09-16-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,042
Posted By EMAW
I think in most situations your causation is...

I think in most situations your causation is backwards. Most 135 companies donít employ and train FOs so they can get an extra 2 hrs a day. But, if they use 2 pilots because they are required to by...
Forum: Part 135 09-15-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,386
Posted By EMAW
I agree, the wording needs to be amended. But...

I agree, the wording needs to be amended. But these 134.5 operators continue to do this because they have people willing.
Forum: Part 135 09-11-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,042
Posted By EMAW
Almost. Part 135 passenger ops always requires an...

Almost. Part 135 passenger ops always requires an SIC (135.101), no matter the seats, UNLESS the operator has OPSPEC A015 which allows an autopilot in lieu of SIC AND the aircraft has 9 passenger...
Forum: Part 135 09-10-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,042
Posted By EMAW
The majors/legacies (at least some of them)...

The majors/legacies (at least some of them) specify the type of PIC time they want for their minimums. A few of them want actual PIC information, as in you are signing for and ultimately in charge of...
Forum: Part 135 08-24-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By EMAW
Yes, we use VNAV where appropriate in the climb....

Yes, we use VNAV where appropriate in the climb. It’s NA for us on a missed approach, but otherwise it’s fair game.

Our calls are above minimums. Some 121 carriers are above the ground. When I...
Forum: Part 135 08-13-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 117,760
Posted By EMAW
Yes, sorry shouldíve specified.

Yes, sorry shouldíve specified.
Forum: Part 135 08-13-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 117,760
Posted By EMAW
What he said. WU pilots work for Gama.

What he said. WU pilots work for Gama.
Forum: Part 135 08-11-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 117,760
Posted By EMAW
Yeah, maybe not.

Yeah, maybe not.
Forum: Part 135 08-10-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 117,760
Posted By EMAW
0 seniority when it comes to bases. You have to...

0 seniority when it comes to bases. You have to have the minimum for ATP, but theyíll put you through a program for the certificate. Upgrade requires an Evaluation and a .299, not hard; just normal...
Forum: Fractional 08-10-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,471
Posted By EMAW
Always possible.

Always possible.
Forum: Fractional 08-09-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,471
Posted By EMAW
El Capitan talks to dispatch at least once a day....

El Capitan talks to dispatch at least once a day. The FO talks to someone a minimum of twice a week. Otherwise the company SOPs dictate as few of calls as necessary, without hesitating if you need to...
Forum: Technical 08-08-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,439
Posted By EMAW
The simple answer is, if you are shooting an...

The simple answer is, if you are shooting an approach to an MDA using VNAV, the aircraft is supposed to level at MDA. Usually this happens a mile or two from the end of the runway. There is no hurry...
Forum: Fractional 07-31-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,471
Posted By EMAW
IOE isnít backed up any more than it has been for...

IOE isnít backed up any more than it has been for the three years Iíve been here. You might have to wait 2 or 3 weeks (I waited 5).
If you study, work hard, and make the effort with learning the...
Forum: Technical 07-20-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,439
Posted By EMAW
The Collins guidance issued by flight safety for...

The Collins guidance issued by flight safety for the KingAir 350 (although it doesn’t specify type) says: MDA use NAV, DA use approach.
Forum: Fractional 07-11-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,471
Posted By EMAW
Iíve flown with a few guys who bailed from L3 to...

Iíve flown with a few guys who bailed from L3 to come to Gama.
Forum: Part 135 07-10-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By EMAW
Point of interest, 91.1089 is specifically for...

Point of interest, 91.1089 is specifically for fractional operations, not 135.
Forum: Fractional 07-10-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 75,471
Posted By EMAW
You are right. WU owns the planes and provides...

You are right. WU owns the planes and provides the customer group, Gama has the pilots, training, maintenance, and dispatch. WU has a certificate. They acquired TMC.
The point I think he was making...
Forum: Safety 07-04-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,154
Posted By EMAW
Using APG numbers, structural is the limit. ...

Using APG numbers, structural is the limit.

With six adults an two kids in the back, (standard weights), just 240 lbs. pax baggage (standard 30 lbs a piece) min fuel with Legal IFR reserves, it...
Forum: Safety 07-03-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,154
Posted By EMAW
Assuming 8 adults, 2 crew and 30 lbs a piece...

Assuming 8 adults, 2 crew and 30 lbs a piece loaded in the aft, with 50 lbs of stuff in the lockers, and minimum IFR reserves with no alternate.

2300 lb burn makes min fuel roughly 2800 lbs no...
Forum: Safety 07-03-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,154
Posted By EMAW
8 pax from ADS to PBI may be a stretch. Even if...

8 pax from ADS to PBI may be a stretch. Even if weight wasnít an issue, balance may have been. Add in a mechanical problem unrecoverable loss of control isnít a stretch.
Forum: Career Questions 06-27-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,230
Posted By EMAW
And the way it used to be, you werenít an...

And the way it used to be, you werenít an employee til you passed training. Maybe thatís changed.
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