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Forum: United 02-25-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,431
Posted By OnCenterline
UAL iPad

I just got my new iPad. Has anyone figured out a way to sneak a few other apps onto it? Specifically, I want to install Netflix. Feel free to PM...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 09-05-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
There is always a better deal waiting when you're...

There is always a better deal waiting when you're only talking about the first one. This is Salesmanship 101. Just like nobody buys a car for full sticker, no salesman expects to sell one for the...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 09-03-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
I hate to burst your bubble here, but rigs only...

I hate to burst your bubble here, but rigs only work if you have both the min day AND the trip rig. One of the major issues TSA faces is that the fleet is too small and the number of block hours...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 09-02-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
Even the majors have 5 day reserve blocks....

Even the majors have 5 day reserve blocks. However, you could go for a hard release time on the last day, as well as a start-no-earlier-than time on the first day.
Forum: Trans States Airlines 09-02-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
For those of you saying that this is an...

For those of you saying that this is an industry-leading contract, this is a quote from the ALPA email that I just got:

The tentative agreement provides TSA pilots with the second-best 50-seat...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 09-02-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
As an FYI, ALPA has a standing practice of doing...

As an FYI, ALPA has a standing practice of doing whatever it can to get an MEC to vote unanimously whenever possible, and that's especially true of TAs (good or bad), because it sends a message to...
Forum: Career Questions 09-01-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,867
Posted By OnCenterline
None of the airlines will look at an app until...

None of the airlines will look at an app until all of their chosen criteria are met. That includes--but is not limited to--items with expiration dates and a valid date of availability (that is, not a...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 09-01-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
This is clearly an effort to get a handle on a...

This is clearly an effort to get a handle on a problem that every airline has, which is to try and get people to stop calling in sick just to adjust their schedule. It is NOT--never has been, never...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 08-31-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
^^^This isn't true. But, there is a steep...

^^^This isn't true. But, there is a steep learning curve with PBS, and you have to know that. Further, without rigs or min days, PBS is useless. And if you really want a rig, get one that is both...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 08-30-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
By the way, when it comes to a TA in a pilot's...

By the way, when it comes to a TA in a pilot's market, always always always vote the first one down. There's a better offer waiting to be delivered.
Forum: Trans States Airlines 08-30-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
For those you that are eagerly awaiting PBS...be...

For those you that are eagerly awaiting PBS...be careful what you wish for. In spite of what some may think, no company "needs" PBS. Any bidding system is only as good as the pairing generator. If...
Forum: Union Talk 08-27-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,995
Posted By OnCenterline
ALPA has at times actually defended the RLA...

ALPA has at times actually defended the RLA (during the recession most recently). This is a great example of a love/hate relationship, because the RLA can be both a blessing and a curse.

A better...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 08-27-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
It's been a few years since I was there, but the...

It's been a few years since I was there, but the reserve language was awful. At the time, it was also policy that a year 1 FO could not/would not get paid for a sick call, which is not only morally...
Forum: Career Questions 08-27-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,774
Posted By OnCenterline
Go somewhere that is hiring, get a type rating,...

Go somewhere that is hiring, get a type rating, get through consolidation plus 100 hours, then quit. The majors want trainability and 100-200 hours in the previous 12 months, esp. if you have any...
Forum: Career Questions 08-27-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,558
Posted By OnCenterline
^^^^ This. It's all you can do. Also, start early...

^^^^ This. It's all you can do. Also, start early with the networking process so that other folks can carry your baton and vouch for you, both as a person and as a pilot.
Forum: United 08-27-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,419
Posted By OnCenterline
Gents, something else to consider here...the sim...

Gents, something else to consider here...the sim portion costs time and money. With the hiring numbers in the future being what they will be, removing the sim allows the company to spread the...
Forum: Trans States Airlines 08-27-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10,900
Views: 2,345,171
Posted By OnCenterline
My time at TSA was pretty short, but I was there...

My time at TSA was pretty short, but I was there long enough to know that the current contract was pretty lousy in many respects. I certainly hope that this new one is the improvement that is needed....
Forum: Career Questions 04-03-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By OnCenterline
Spartan, you need to dig around this site a bit....

Spartan, you need to dig around this site a bit. All of your questions have been answered on here before, and much is subjective opinion that you need to sort through and decide how to use.

I'll...
Forum: Flight Schools and Training 04-03-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,782
Posted By OnCenterline
I would suggest calling the Legal Services folks...

I would suggest calling the Legal Services folks at AOPA. They deal with this stuff every day, and give you the most accurate, honest advice.
Forum: United 01-25-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,541
Posted By OnCenterline
One other advantage to adding seats to planes is...

One other advantage to adding seats to planes is often overlooked: when the economy next goes soft, as it inevitably will, the airlines can remove a row or two of seats to keep load factors up. If...
Forum: Military 01-25-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,691
Posted By OnCenterline
Trans States or PSA for the quicker upgrade. The...

Trans States or PSA for the quicker upgrade. The 121 PIC time will help. This is a weird industry. You have to assume that each job you get will be the only one you will get. Go for the PIC time...
Forum: Career Questions 01-20-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,142
Posted By OnCenterline
Melissa, I sent you a PM.

Melissa, I sent you a PM.
Forum: United 01-16-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,470
Posted By OnCenterline
I was hired in June 2013. Throughout the...

I was hired in June 2013. Throughout the recruiting process, it was made very clear at job fairs, in one-on-one discussions, etc. that United is not interested in hiring pilots that don't have a...
Forum: United 01-14-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,660
Posted By OnCenterline
Yes, but what if it isn't Wednesday? :D

Yes, but what if it isn't Wednesday? :D
Forum: Career Questions 01-13-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,926
Posted By OnCenterline
I agree. You have nothing to worry about....

I agree. You have nothing to worry about. Besides, you aren't the first one to need extra training, and you most assuredly won't be the last.

Don't even think about it. If anything, set it aside...
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