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Forum: Cargo 07-24-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,830
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
I third Adam Hughes. Used him for UPS and was way...

I third Adam Hughes. Used him for UPS and was way overprepared.
Forum: Cargo 05-10-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 76,301
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
11 new hires a month? Man that is a lot. What's...

11 new hires a month? Man that is a lot. What's the world coming to? If they raise the credit cap for base lines up to say 90 or more a month, then we could hire just 11 a year...every other year....
Forum: Cargo 04-02-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 76,301
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
I don't know anything about Ted Cruz and his love...

I don't know anything about Ted Cruz and his love fest with Obamacare. Too busy doing hub turns. What I do know is that UPS will furlough again in a heartbeat if negotiations start heading south.
Forum: Cargo 04-02-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 76,301
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
UPS saying they have no intentions of furloughing...

UPS saying they have no intentions of furloughing anybody is as believable as Hillary Clinton saying she didn't know there was a requirement to use government cell phones for official State...
Forum: Cargo 03-27-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 76,301
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
I definitely wouldn't come to UPS without a solid...

I definitely wouldn't come to UPS without a solid plan B and C in the works and ready to go. Regarding UPS MD crews in HK, drinking beer and being miserable, how can one possibly be in HK, drinking...
Forum: Cargo 01-24-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,204
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Most likely will get either the 757 or A300 in...

Most likely will get either the 757 or A300 in SDF as that appears to be the most junior aircraft doing 3-4 legs a night. Will sit reserve, week on, week off, 15 days a month, figure a full day of...
Forum: Military 12-16-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,093
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
USAA has definitely let their exclusivity fall by...

USAA has definitely let their exclusivity fall by the wayside. By increasing their membership #'s multiple fold, and the resultant increase in insurance claims, their competitive edge has been lost.
Forum: Foreign 11-26-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 36,884
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Flying a 1000 hours a year for a lifetime career?...

Flying a 1000 hours a year for a lifetime career? In China? Guess you need to ask yourself the ubiquitous question. Do you live to work or work to live?
Forum: Technical 10-22-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 19,147
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
I've been on the MD two years. Came from the...

I've been on the MD two years. Came from the 75/76 flying those for 10 years. The MD definitely keeps you on your toes a lot more than the 75/76 ever did. But hands down I really like the MD. No more...
Forum: Cargo 06-10-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 358,654
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
CVG is doable for working out of SDF while...

CVG is doable for working out of SDF while sitting the 90 minute call out. But you need to live on the south side of the city and be ready to start driving and haul a$$ within 5 minutes of getting...
Forum: Cargo 05-11-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 70,102
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Agree with this 100%. Leave the scab definition...

Agree with this 100%. Leave the scab definition to what it really means.
Forum: Career Questions 05-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Jobs and careers at United Parcel Service...

Jobs and careers at United Parcel Service (http://m.jobs-ups.com/anchorage/air-operations/jobid5374659-flight-qualified-supervisor-jobs/description/true)

You could always work here. But it is ANC...
Forum: Cargo 01-21-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 99,217
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
This job is what it is. I was hired during the...

This job is what it is. I was hired during the same timeframe as Seinfeld. Ended up getting bumped out of SDF and doing the domicile shuffle but eventually back to SDF. Also bailed and took two year...
Forum: Cargo 01-19-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 99,217
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Again...all depends on how much time you spend...

Again...all depends on how much time you spend doing international flying versus the wonderful domestic hub turns. Some guys detest having to deal with the language barriers yet wonder why they can't...
Forum: Cargo 01-02-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 99,217
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
2005 hire here as well. Unless you pick up a lot...

2005 hire here as well. Unless you pick up a lot of trip trades and spend more time OCONUS then in CONUS raking in international per diem rates, no way will you come close to $200k.
Forum: Cargo 12-29-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 99,217
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
It is never a bad idea to bring your own legal...

It is never a bad idea to bring your own legal counsel into our beloved CP's office in SDF when "summoned" for a chat before the council of ACP's. Nothing against the IPA legal staff. They are very...
Forum: Cargo 12-27-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 99,217
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Logbooks at UPS can be a real minefield. What is...

Logbooks at UPS can be a real minefield. What is especially nice is when the FAA goes back months at a time, finds some small discrepancy where a mechanic in Kalamazoo, MI forgot to cross a T, and...
Forum: Technical 12-15-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,957
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Why wouldn't it work in transport category...

Why wouldn't it work in transport category aircraft? From this past GMM in ANC, it was stated that the company was working with the FAA to get permission to use the moving map function on the issued...
Forum: Technical 12-15-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,957
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
For those using Jepp FD Pro with their iPads,...

For those using Jepp FD Pro with their iPads, what type of GPS attachment have you been using? Do these require that you download a separate app or can you use the GPS unit as a plug in and go from...
Forum: Regional 12-15-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 68,858
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
I'm a big fan of Intellipilot. Seems to work well.

I'm a big fan of Intellipilot. Seems to work well.
Forum: Career Questions 11-26-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Microsoft Flight Simulator?

Microsoft Flight Simulator?
Forum: Hangar Talk 01-25-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,367
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
I believe this to be more principle than anything...

I believe this to be more principle than anything else. We opened up our IOC course at Quantico a while back and have had, what, two WM's apply and both fail or drop out. Not exactly a stellar...
Forum: Cargo 01-02-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 43,215
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
If you look at the total # of managers say back...

If you look at the total # of managers say back in 2005 versus what we have today, the # has been cut in half due to retirements, voluntary departures, etc. The upgrades have also not been matching...
Forum: Technical 12-23-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 22,785
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Use PROF mode in the MD-11. Seems to work well...

Use PROF mode in the MD-11. Seems to work well enough.
Forum: Military 09-18-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,490
Posted By AmericanIdiot#1
Whatever you do, make sure you have the non...

Whatever you do, make sure you have the non availability chit to submit with your travel claim.
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