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User currently offlineMace_2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 11 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 18210 times:

I was wondering what ranks airline pilots can hold, i really want to know what united pilots ranks are, but anything will be good, thanks you.

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User currently offlinePilot1113 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 2333 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 18165 times:

UAL, like every airline, has the ranks of Captain, First Officer, Second Officer (AKA: Flight Engineer).

- Neil Harrison


User currently offlineMace_2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 18142 times:

no, the ranks like like sr capt, capt, etc

User currently offlineCPAir 4 life From Canada, joined Nov 1999, 209 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 18136 times:


Captain, First Officer, and Second officer are the ranks. If a captain was hired in 1969, and is still flying now, I would call him a senior captain. There is another category called check airmen. These pilots are the ones that go on check rides to make sure the other pilots are performing their duties in the proper manner.
I guess the highest rank a pilot can receive is Chief Pilot. Those guys are management pilots who I would assume are bogged down with paper work. The chief pilot is the head Check Captain. The rest of the check pilots are his/her staff in a way. There are check second officers, check first officers, and check captains.
I hope this answers your question
 


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