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Entry Level Aircraft?  
User currently offlineConcorde1518 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 746 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1345 times:

Hi, I realize that this is a kind of broad topic to be asking, but I was wondering what an entry level aircraft would have been for most of the airline pilots in the 1970's, since commuter air travel was very much less known and utilized as today... Without aircraft for younger pilots (generally) to fly such as the B1900, the D328, the EMB-120 etc, what were some entry level aircraft for pilots of the major US airlines? I know there are always the exeptions to the rules, of senior pilots flying the smaller aircraft, and every now and then a fairly young pilot going to the right seat of a 757, but, for the most part in the US, what types would pilots start on the 1960's/1970's?

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User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6210 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1308 times:

I would probably guess the DC-9. Maybe the 737.

Last year 1,944 New Yorkers saw something and said something.
User currently offlineSQ325 From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 1473 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1284 times:

My first Aircraft will be the RJ85!
I'll start end of the year.
For those who gradauted at LH Flight training,they start with B737 or A320.

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