Mit From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1443 times:
At least on United, the FE's were hired as pilots and just fell into that position because of seniority. They will move on to whatever new assignment their seniority number merits. Typically, this would be FO in a 737 or similar plane. They could also move to 727 or 737-200 FE.