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by highflyer9790
Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-8i Passenger Operators
Replies: 35
Views: 15528

RE: 747-8i Passenger Operators

what about United, Delta, or the new American? would be great to see another generation of use out of the 747 family in its native country...

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by highflyer9790
Thu Dec 26, 2013 2:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot Check Flight, Notice Time?
Replies: 10
Views: 3521

RE: Pilot Check Flight, Notice Time?

same as AAR90, line checks at my airline are usually spontaneous and an at-the-moment-of-check notified. example; gate agent lets us know we have a jumpseater, who we assume is a commuter. head pops up and its one of our check airman who kindly informs us he'll be line checking us this leg or roundt...

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by highflyer9790
Thu Dec 26, 2013 1:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Bombardier CRJ Pre-flight Check
Replies: 5
Views: 4825

RE: Bombardier CRJ Pre-flight Check

ACARS systems can be configured differently. At my airline we only get the SELCAL aural (which is what you heard) when the dispatcher wants it to annunciate- maybe its a time sensitive message, etc.. Other than that when we receive a message or an ATIS, landing data, <acronym title="President Airlin...

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by highflyer9790
Thu Jul 11, 2013 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Final Rule On First Officer ATP Requirements
Replies: 1
Views: 2863

FAA Final Rule On First Officer ATP Requirements

Couldn't find a thread that was accurate about the new rule, so here it goes... Today the FAA published their final rule regarding first officer ATP requirements. in 2010, a law was signed that meant after 8/1/2013, with no grandfathering, all first officers needed an Airline Transport Pilot certifi...

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by highflyer9790
Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Near CRJ-900 Or E-175 Order
Replies: 37
Views: 14351

RE: AA Near CRJ-900 Or E-175 Order

I wonder where the wholly owneds (PSA/PDT/Eagle) will fall in this equation.

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by highflyer9790
Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways CRJ-700 Incident @ LIT?
Replies: 16
Views: 7534

RE: US Airways CRJ-700 Incident @ LIT?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rfields5421" class="quote" target="_blank">rfields5421</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>The only CRJ incidents I see in the ...

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by highflyer9790
Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: An Early Arrival...really?
Replies: 28
Views: 6012

RE: An Early Arrival...really?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bond007" class="quote" target="_blank">bond007</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>it makes no sense to make an announcement ...

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by highflyer9790
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: An Early Arrival...really?
Replies: 28
Views: 6012

RE: An Early Arrival...really?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/26point2" class="quote" target="_blank">26point2</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> I am a pilot too and fly to and from al...

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by highflyer9790
Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: An Early Arrival...really?
Replies: 28
Views: 6012

RE: An Early Arrival...really?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PGNCS" class="quote" target="_blank">PGNCS</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Quoting 26point2 (Thread starter):The pilots mig...

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by highflyer9790
Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AA MD-80 No Thrust Reverse?
Replies: 29
Views: 8903

RE: AA MD-80 No Thrust Reverse?

i use reverse thrust on every landing i perform. rarely, rarely do i use total idle reverse. i spool them up each time. no matter what, <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> you had a brake failure right then and there, having the reversers already spooled and at max rev...

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by highflyer9790
Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Safe Are Jumpseats?
Replies: 27
Views: 8178

RE: How Safe Are Jumpseats?

safe enough to get me to work and to get me home.

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by highflyer9790
Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Window Heat - Switched Of - When
Replies: 13
Views: 5180

RE: Window Heat - Switched Of - When

on the CRJ our window heat stays on from first flight of the day until the terminator.

Highlfyer

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by highflyer9790
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airlines Minimum Hiring Age
Replies: 16
Views: 4578

RE: Airlines Minimum Hiring Age

Right now, as is already covered, you need to be 23 by Aug 1, 2013 and thereafter with 1500 hours to be hired by an airline. You will have to start off at a regional carrier, small corporate flight department, or a charter operation prior to making the jump to a major carrier. Even then, some major ...

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by highflyer9790
Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots Overriding ATC
Replies: 57
Views: 10348

RE: Pilots Overriding ATC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Starlionblue" class="quote" target="_blank">Starlionblue</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Simply put, the only time you can ...

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by highflyer9790
Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Regional Carrier Flt # Series
Replies: 15
Views: 3203

RE: Regional Carrier Flt # Series

Any US Airways 4 digit flight number beginning with 2 such as 2487 is operated by PSA Airlines, either a CRJ-200 or CRJ-701.

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by highflyer9790
Tue Jul 17, 2012 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124: Restarting Production
Replies: 36
Views: 15389

RE: AN-124: Restarting Production

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spantax" class="quote" target="_blank">spantax</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>And additionally, an US<acronym title...

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by highflyer9790
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Determines A Biz Jet's Cert. Ceiling?
Replies: 20
Views: 7931

RE: What Determines A Biz Jet's Cert. Ceiling?

dont forget, "ceiling" doesnt necessarily imply the aerodynamic limits of the airplane as much as it does the max cabin pressure deifferential the pressurized fuselage can withstand combined with the above mentioned emergency regulations. For example, lets an airplane can climb aerodynamically and p...

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by highflyer9790
Sat Jan 22, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Staying Current As An Airline Pilot Ques.
Replies: 19
Views: 9996

Staying Current As An Airline Pilot Ques.

Hi all, A few questions have been in my mind: 1. how does an airline pilot maintain their instrument currency if lets say, by chance, they hadnt shot 6 actual IMC approaches in the last 6 mos.? btw, who logs the approach if its a CAT III and neither pilot is necessarily manipulating the controls? 2....

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by highflyer9790
Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Initial Operating Experience (IOE) Question
Replies: 4
Views: 23494

Initial Operating Experience (IOE) Question

question about most airline IOEs for new hires: After training is complete, the new FO goes through the IOE in the airplane as i understand it for a certain amount of time. since (as i think it works) most new hires bid reserve schedules, how can this guarantee they will get a line check captain on ...

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by highflyer9790
Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL Fitting A/C With LED Lights
Replies: 10
Views: 4982

DL Fitting A/C With LED Lights

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has knowledge of Delta fitting aircraft with <acronym title="St. Petersburg (Leningrad) - Pulkovo (LED / ULLI), Russia">LED</acronym> exterior lighting? i have now seen numerous 767s and 757s with the distinctive <acronym title="St. Petersburg (Leningrad) - Pulkovo (...

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by highflyer9790
Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Sounds
Replies: 30
Views: 7192

RE: Engine Sounds

a little off topic, but what makes the "clicking" noise of the N1 fan sometimes when the A/C is parked at the gate and it is just free spinning in the wind? i've noticed it while boarding remotely at parking stands with airstairs sometimes.

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by highflyer9790
Sat Jul 17, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runway Numbers And GPS Approaches
Replies: 8
Views: 6118

RE: Runway Numbers And GPS Approaches

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/F35" class="quote" target="_blank">F35</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Sorry for the confusion. I meant to ask "Because X21...

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by highflyer9790
Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cross Wind Landings/airliners
Replies: 8
Views: 5829

Cross Wind Landings/airliners

hi all, after seeing numerous videos and photos of airliners landing in cross wind conditions, it seems as though it is not common practice to correct for the crab before touchdown and touchdown on the upwind wheel first, etc.? Many <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> planes crab until sh...

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by highflyer9790
Sat May 15, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL 757 Winglets With New Type Of Tip Strobe
Replies: 10
Views: 5935

RE: DL 757 Winglets With New Type Of Tip Strobe

i have to say i dont think the <acronym title="St. Petersburg (Leningrad) - Pulkovo (LED / ULLI), Russia">LED</acronym> strobes are as noticabledue to the delay it has when it pulsates. unlike a traditional strobe, the <acronym title="St. Petersburg (Leningrad) - Pulkovo (LED / ULLI), Russia">LED</a...

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by highflyer9790
Sun Sep 27, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Second Officer/First Officer Q
Replies: 16
Views: 8829

Second Officer/First Officer Q

Hi all, Just a quick question: For a flight thats over X hours in length (i believe in the US its 8) the cockpit is required to have a relief pilot on board in addition to the <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym>/FO. on a trip from <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan Internatio...

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by highflyer9790
Wed Apr 15, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Best Long Term Career Option (involving Ratings)
Replies: 69
Views: 4611

RE: Best Long Term Career Option (involving Ratings)

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by highflyer9790
Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Best Long Term Career Option (involving Ratings)
Replies: 69
Views: 4611

RE: Best Long Term Career Option (involving Ratings)

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by highflyer9790
Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Best Long Term Career Option (involving Ratings)
Replies: 69
Views: 4611

RE: Best Long Term Career Option (involving Ratings)

thank you all for your insightful responses. my answers to some of your questions: I'll be at the <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym> campus. Im going to be a freshman, so i wont be ready for the job market for another 4+ years. I do pl...

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by highflyer9790
Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Best Long Term Career Option (involving Ratings)
Replies: 69
Views: 4611

Best Long Term Career Option (involving Ratings)

Hi all, I'm currently a private pilot aspring to be an airline pilot, and im headed to Embry Riddle in the fall. my question is: Is it better to become a CFII as fast as possible, or, take a little extra time and $$$ and go through my Multi ratings first, seeing though airlines like to see multi tim...

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by highflyer9790
Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Aviation Magazines Do You Get?
Replies: 17
Views: 4724

RE: What Aviation Magazines Do You Get?

subscriptions to:

Airways
Flying
AOPA Pilot
Plane & Pilot

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by highflyer9790
Sun Jan 11, 2009 4:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Rotating Beacon Question
Replies: 19
Views: 28976

RE: Rotating Beacon Question

Well here in the northeast, especially the NYC-hartford-providence-boston corridor, I can be flying along in great night VFR, smooth, 10+miles vis, and even with the G1000 tuning all its bells and whistles to an airport, the beacon does help as far as actually pinpointing it. if you're flying into a...

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by highflyer9790
Wed Jan 07, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747-400LCF Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 5143

RE: 747-400LCF Questions

The 747LCF is powered by Pratt & Whitney 4062 engines producing 63,300 pounds of thrust per engine. Not sure about N1 at idle though.


Highflyer

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by highflyer9790
Fri Dec 26, 2008 5:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Rolling Start Or Stop? What Governs This?
Replies: 17
Views: 6378

RE: Rolling Start Or Stop? What Governs This?

In that particular video, takeoff clearances have already been given as the aircrafts are entering the runway. once the clearance is given, the aircraft is free to depart in whatever "style" the pilot wants, so long as its expedited. with the Cathay 747, they do a rolling takeoff, entering the runwa...

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by highflyer9790
Thu Dec 04, 2008 4:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots & Guns In The Cockpit
Replies: 48
Views: 7210

Pilots & Guns In The Cockpit

After just seeing a CNN clip on weapon-carrying guns, i was wondering- is it a very popular choice? they claimed over 40,000 airline pilots are willing to do so. i thought there was a common thought that they are there to fly, not be policemen? Any airline pilots here have a take on this? I personal...

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by highflyer9790
Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Leasing
Replies: 4
Views: 4278

RE: Aircraft Leasing

and-not to sound ignorant- but as with most car leases, there is a miles limit, then a surcharge for every mile thereafter. anything like that exist in terms maybe of engine time, flight time, etc.?

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by highflyer9790
Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Leasing
Replies: 4
Views: 4278

Aircraft Leasing

As far as buying an aircraft, i have heard boeing takes three payments, one intial deposit, one once the engines are ready to hang, and the last at delivery...which got me thinking... How are payments for a leased aircraft, such as through ILFC, done? is it similar to a car, just a monthly lease pay...

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by highflyer9790
Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Layover Etiquette
Replies: 22
Views: 6466

Layover Etiquette

Hi all, I was wondering on a typical international layover for a crew, they spend i believe around 30 or more hours on the ground. (ex. <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roi...

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by highflyer9790
Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Questions From A Student Pilot - 3
Replies: 17
Views: 8050

RE: Questions From A Student Pilot - 3

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by highflyer9790
Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do's And Don'ts While Talking With ATC
Replies: 70
Views: 26724

RE: Do's And Don'ts While Talking With ATC

Easy- Transmit only what needs to be transmitted. simple as that. short, sweet, to the point, and always greet the controller with a "good morning/afternoon/evening" and leave him with a "thank you." on a VFR flight for following or transitioning charlie airspace, the four W's... WHO you are..... Ce...

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by highflyer9790
Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Technique Of Options In The Airline Industry
Replies: 2
Views: 4026

RE: Technique Of Options In The Airline Industry

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by highflyer9790
Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots: What If You Have A Bad Day?
Replies: 52
Views: 10300

RE: Pilots: What If You Have A Bad Day?

How many sick/personal days does a pilot get per year? or is it per bid period? i would think they have a much more genorous allowance considering their need to be alert?

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by highflyer9790
Fri Dec 14, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Announces Possible New 787 Routes From IAH
Replies: 49
Views: 14232

RE: CO Announces Possible New 787 Routes From IAH

What about EWR? 787?

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by highflyer9790
Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Pilot Hiring
Replies: 38
Views: 4765

RE: Northwest Pilot Hiring

Im just wondering, Is it common for newhires to be placed on wide bodies and red-eye international routes? if so, are they given a choice of equipment at the base they are asaigned if a choice is available?

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by highflyer9790
Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Shortage In USA
Replies: 101
Views: 11976

RE: Pilot Shortage In USA

After reading this whole thread, i cant help but wonder: If someone truley has it in their heart, mind, and soul to fly for the airlines, is that such a bad thing? Now, the low pay aspect is a part of life- so cant that come with the dream? Counter to what all of you think, i belive it <acronym titl...

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by highflyer9790
Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Difference Between Private Multi/Multi Add-O
Replies: 3
Views: 4068

RE: Difference Between Private Multi/Multi Add-O

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by highflyer9790
Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Difference Between Private Multi/Multi Add-O
Replies: 3
Views: 4068

Difference Between Private Multi/Multi Add-O

Really quick question, i am just wondering what the difference is between a Private Multi engine land/instrument vs. Multi engine add-on and instrument add on...i always thought they were the same thing until i found this out... <a href="http://www.erau.edu/db/flightdb/newfaqs.html#costs" target=_bl...

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by highflyer9790
Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A/C Type Grouped In Specific Bases
Replies: 1
Views: 2156

RE: A/C Type Grouped In Specific Bases

Although i am not an expert in that category, i'll take a stab at it. im sure one of th experts ere will fill you in... With any airline with more than one base, the aircraft are assainged to a base as per route demand, length, and other criteria. for example, (i dont know too much about <acronym ti...

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by highflyer9790
Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UPGRADE, And Aircraft Rating Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 3828

RE: UPGRADE, And Aircraft Rating Questions

JETBLUEATASW, i think this is the best thread on A.net about the system of being an airline pilot regarding bases and upgrades. <a href="http://airliners.net/discussions/tech_ops/read.main/183597" target=_blank>http://airliners.net/discussions/tech_ops/read.main/183597</a> again, many thanks to AAR9...

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by highflyer9790
Sun Jul 29, 2007 3:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: PPL - Drug Test Involved In Medical?
Replies: 27
Views: 32951

RE: PPL - Drug Test Involved In Medical?

For a 3rd class medical here in the USA, A drug test is not involved. However, urinary samples are taken, tested, and you must by law document your (if any) criminal record. Obviously, that kind of behavior for a pilot is highly immature and not responsible. I wouldn't ask that kind of hypothetical ...

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by highflyer9790
Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aquiring An Instrument Rating
Replies: 35
Views: 3736

RE: Aquiring An Instrument Rating

So lets say for example you go to a regular non-av college and find a FBO close by. would it be essentially the same working through your multi, CFI, and instrument ratings there as it would be at say ERAU?

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