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IH8MESA

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This incident reports the Captain of an E170 as having 2000 hours total time?????

NTSB Identification: NYC06LA002
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of Shuttle America (D.B.A. United Express)
Accident occurred Monday, October 03, 2005 in Dulles, VA
Aircraft: Embraer 170, registration: N650RW
Injuries: 1 Serious, 44 Uninjured. ..............The captain held an airline transport pilot certificate with a rating for airplane multi-engine land. His most recent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) first class medical certificate was issued April 14, 2005. The captain reported 2,000 total hours of flight experience, 173 hours of which were in make and model.
 

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IH8MESA said:
This incident reports the Captain of an E170 as having 2000 hours total time?????

NTSB Identification: NYC06LA002
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of Shuttle America (D.B.A. United Express)
Accident occurred Monday, October 03, 2005 in Dulles, VA
Aircraft: Embraer 170, registration: N650RW
Injuries: 1 Serious, 44 Uninjured. ..............The captain held an airline transport pilot certificate with a rating for airplane multi-engine land. His most recent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) first class medical certificate was issued April 14, 2005. The captain reported 2,000 total hours of flight experience, 173 hours of which were in make and model.


I don't understand that??
Jealous? Is he/she qualified or did his daddy get him the job? I'll bet he was a better pilot than the toad in the right seat with 5,300 hours.
 

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IH8MESA said:
This incident reports the Captain of an E170 as having 2000 hours total time?????

NTSB Identification: NYC06LA002
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of Shuttle America (D.B.A. United Express)
Accident occurred Monday, October 03, 2005 in Dulles, VA
Aircraft: Embraer 170, registration: N650RW
Injuries: 1 Serious, 44 Uninjured. ..............The captain held an airline transport pilot certificate with a rating for airplane multi-engine land. His most recent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) first class medical certificate was issued April 14, 2005. The captain reported 2,000 total hours of flight experience, 173 hours of which were in make and model.


I don't understand that??
What difference does it make? It doesn't appear that the crew did anything wrong here. Jackass.
 

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I agree. They complied with an RA. Stop trying to stir the pot dip-sh$t.
 

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2000 hour captains on 70 seat aircraft......that's sad. That many paying passengers deserve better.

Flame away, boyz, but I'll bet most of you that do so are fairly low time and not left seaters :)
 

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2000 hour captains on 70 seat aircraft......that's sad. That many paying passengers deserve better.

Flame away, boyz, but I'll bet most of you that do so are fairly low time and not left seaters :)
Care to pull all of the accident reports of accidents involving 5000 hr.+ pilots ???
 

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Hey BeCareful! Tell me how this situation would have been different with a CPT of your experience at the helm. Would you have ignored the RA and spared the FA?
I bet you would have acted in the same manner and would have applauded your own reaction to the situation.
Get A Life.
 

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Hey BeCareful! Tell me how this situation would have been different with a CPT of your experience at the helm. Would you have ignored the RA and spared the FA?
I bet you would have acted in the same manner and would have applauded your own reaction to the situation.
Get A Life.
She's just pissed she's still flying an rj with 9,000 TT, giving hummers to the male FAs.
 

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I wasn't trying to talk at all about what the incident was, just suprised as hell that they are putting 2000 hour pilots into the left seat of jets these days.
 

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BeCareful! said:
Flame away, boyz, but I'll bet most of you that do so are fairly low time and not left seaters :)
So, is the fact that you are a 9000+ hour CRJ Captain supposed to be impressive or make your opinion somehow more valid? Sorry, try again chief.
 

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I wasn't trying to talk at all about what the incident was, just suprised as hell that they are putting 2000 hour pilots into the left seat of jets these days.
Are you surprised that we landed on the moon? I think he put himself there, company has no say in the matter. Gets hired at 800 hours, 500 hours a year as an FO and wala, 2,000 hours after 2 years in the right seat. Why does this surprise you or are you of the mindset that total time alone should dictate who upgrades?
 

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I thought they had a 2500 hours min upgrade time.
 

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Are you surprised that we landed on the moon? I think he put himself there, company has no say in the matter. Gets hired at 800 hours, 500 hours a year as an FO and wala, 2,000 hours after 2 years in the right seat. Why does this surprise you or are you of the mindset that total time alone should dictate who upgrades?
We landed on the moon? WTF?

many companies mave minimum upgrade times........i thought they were all more than 2000.
 

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yes, but it is at the discretion of the company...can be waived if need be...extremely understaffed on 170 for all positions, so 2000 hr capt. is very likely
 

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RAH is 2500TT...according to the CHQ contract. Perhaps it is a mistake?

Anyway what is the big deal? I have 3100TT and I'm in the left seat of an EMB145...am I a gift to flying, NO. Am I learning how to be a good at what I do, YES. Am I humble and thankful that I am in the seat that I'm in, YES!

When I started flying I had 0TT, a few lessons later I had 8 hours and a solo endorsement in my log book to go and fly three trips around the pattern, by myself. A few more lessons and I had 20 hours and a new cross country endorsement to fly to an airport 90 miles away all by myself. Long story short--I wound up with 1900 hours and 800 hours of multiengine time and a class date...two years later lucky enough to be called for an upgrade class...and bam here I am.

I guess IH8MESA must of had a few thousand hours when he soloed, most of us needed much less to solo. I am wondering IH8MESA how you gained so much, so soon and are able to call people out for having, oh my, 2000 hours?

What's in your logbook?
 

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Wouldn't be the first time there was a typo in a federal report.
 

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No, no, no. CHQ has a 2500TT min on the 170, and it has gone tremendously senior lately. I assure you anyone in that left seat has 3000TT+ probably meant to say 2000PIC or something. Sorry guys, no 2000TT guys in the left seat here. First hand knowledge.
 

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Jesus Christ ladies, lighten up already... Miles, SkyBoy, Mike Ox; didja stop to think for even a second where the original poster was coming from? Not that he's bashing a guy for being an E170 capt with 2000 hrs, I think it was more amazement that a guy with such low time is in the left seat of a 70 seat jet. I know I'm pretty surprised by that; like I've said before, in the good (bad?) old days you could barely get a Baron check hauling job with 2000 hrs... much less left seat on a big shiny jet. My logbook from the bad old days show 4600 hrs when I finally made it to the rt seat on a BE-1900... 2 yrs later at 6800 hrs finally moved to the left. On a Beech 1900. Yep, 2000 hrs to be in that seat is pretty amazing...

So, don't get your panties in a wad, methinks IH8MESA was just surprised at the low number.
 
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