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  1. Buschpilot

    horizon pilots jumpseat

    I don't commute, so I won't even pretend to know what that's like - nor will I debate it on an online forum. Actually, I do offer to sit in the jump on deadhead flights. Not because I want more revenue on the plane, but simply because I do a lot of volunteer work for our pilot union, and I...
  2. Buschpilot

    horizon pilots jumpseat

    Ask the MX Reps. They're the ones that negotiate on MX behalf. Besides, the seats in the back are for revenue. I'd rather an employee sit in the jump so that the company can recognize the revenue that was given to them. That is, afterall, the goal of our business.
  3. Buschpilot

    Horizon Air Pilots Petition NMB After Nearly Four Years of Contract Talks

    Horizon Air Pilots Petition NMB After Nearly Four Years of Contract Talks Experienced Pilots Want Just Compensation and Fair Work Rules...
  4. Buschpilot

    Book Recommendations

    I just picked up Flying the Line again. Haven't read it in at least 5 years, and I'll be damned if you couldn't interchange the year 1930 with 2009. The Goal is a good book. So is How to Win Friends and Influence People. I also like Hidden Kuaui.
  5. Buschpilot

    Alaska Pilots-Info needed on Warbelows Air Ventures

    I worked there on and off, and loved it. It's been 3 years now, and I do miss it. Hard work, though. Hard work and long days. Other people probably have differing opinions.
  6. Buschpilot

    bye-bye Horizon RJs

    Right. And we're going to paint those new 400's in local Community College colors. Whats Portland Community College's mascot again?
  7. Buschpilot

    horizon airlines questions

    I'm curious why Art was tapped to make public comments. Shouldn't that come from someone more, I dunno, reputable? 90% of our employees read that and said 'who's Art?' Also, for those not in the know, the 10% match for pilots is contractual. That won't be going away for new hires.
  8. Buschpilot

    horizon airlines questions

    http://www.airlinepilotforums.com/showthread.php?t=19154 What the other guy said, too. Also, why are they making you redo the sim?
  9. Buschpilot

    Airline Pilot = Glamorous Job????

    Everytime I read one of these articles, I get a virtual pay raise.
  10. Buschpilot

    Piedmont's Rates will Go to Vote....

    Keep in mind that FlyBe in Europe is starting new hire FO's out at 50k on the Q400. I know, I know - this ain't Europe. But this ain't a third world country either.
  11. Buschpilot

    The hiring boom is here!

    OK, now I take back what I said. He wasn't being sarcastic.
  12. Buschpilot

    The hiring boom is here!

    I think he was being sarcastic.
  13. Buschpilot

    Horizon Air...speeding up the process

    1. They'll tell you what airplane it will be when they tell you you're hired. 4 years ago when I got hired (again), I asked to delay my class for personal reasons. They said no problem, but it may be a different airplane. They'll stick you in whatever airplane they need filled that day. I've...
  14. Buschpilot

    QX Hiring

    Amen. Fedex won't hire me because I don't meet their mins - even though I'm a really great guy and have lots of experience and am educated and am really personable and I know people who know people. I still don't meet their requirements. Guess I'll just have to work towards that goal...
  15. Buschpilot

    Qx Dal RFP

    Ah-ha-ha-ha! Not funny man, not funny. You're making me start to think the sky is falling. B sea Fo p.s. 100th post. Cool.
  16. Buschpilot

    Ajilon Financial

    Ajilon Financial - Has anyone here heard of this company? Good, bad? Thanks! B
  17. Buschpilot

    "You Want Answers?"

    Hey man, that was freakin great. Freaking GREAT.
  18. Buschpilot

    Please watch before FedEx interview...

    What the.... That was almost like watching Grizzly Man. Almost.
  19. Buschpilot

    Qx 401k?

    Well, ok then. I wouldn't put too much work into degrading our 401k. There's better ways to waste your time.
  20. Buschpilot

    Qx 401k?

    I'm gonna hang on a limb here, but I believe it's a law that the stock be that of the employing/offering company; and vesting is a corporate standard to encourage retention. I've never worked for a company (both in and outside of aviation) that didn't have a lengthy vesting period. Oh, and...
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