AIR TRANSPORT of the CAROLINAS (FLO)

Private.Jet.Pilot42

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This outfit has ANOTHER ad for a LINE pilot on jsfirm.com,they require absurd qualifications,refuse to say what the job pays,another example of the revolving door at this place!!!!! All pilots should avoid this place!! There are far better places to work than Air Transport of the Carolinas at FLO!!!!!!!(n)
I'm looking into this place as we speak. What is the best place to do more research on this operator? I'm considering responding to the ad, I am local to the area.
 

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I wonder what they do-tough to make money with piston airplanes (especially twins!) unless you have a niche like Cape Air does...that kind of turnover makes me wonder-how regularly they write paychecks that clear?
 

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I'm looking into this place as we speak. What is the best place to do more research on this operator? I'm considering responding to the ad, I am local to the area.
If I were you,KEEP LOOKING!!!!! Don't apply at this place!! You don't want to lose your FAA pilot certificates in a legal action,since you would be ORDERED to violate FAR's,safe operating practices,etc,etc,etc
You could also end up dead!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(n)(n)
 

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I'm looking into this place as we speak. What is the best place to do more research on this operator? I'm considering responding to the ad, I am local to the area.
Hey fella,at this place,its a case of the BLIND leading the SIGHTED,since upper mgmt types have NO FAA certificates,aviation training,knowledge,or experience!!!!!!
 

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This place has been strangely quiet for the last few months,no adds on indeed.com or jsfirm.com for pilots or chief pilots,or Dir of Ops position! Either they have closed down completely,or those pilots working there have decided to stay for awhile until better opportunities come along,which they undoubtedly will in this economy!!!!!!!!
 

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But...

Florence is home to the World's Largest Pecan Sheller-how could you pass on that opportunity?

And just ask anyone who has driven to Murder (formerly Myrtle) Beach through Florence-let's just say that since there is a seat belt law in SC, and given that the population is mostly right handed, those with valid CWP's might consider a cross-draw option as opposed to the usual IWB Strong Side carry while making that portion of the trip.

Florence is an old farming community with some failed industries and others struggling and it doesn't take much of a wrong turn to get into sketchy parts of town where others may not put as high a value on your existence as you do...

And as far as that goes it saddens me no end that MB is no longer the Family Friendly vacation spot that it was in years past. A campground just South of the downtown area had a flyer posted about keeping ice chests and coolers locked up because they were being stolen!

I got the "Murder Beach" moniker from a native of a little town South of MB who explained that when friends are in town visiting they get clear of MB before dark as the place has gone to the drug gangs and the cops-who used to squash any out of control behavior from fat, white, drunk golfers to riotous bikers and college students or whatever with enthusiasm given the family fun billing of the area they are now handcuffed by political correctness and other revolutionary, Anti-American movements...

It's been seven or eight years since my wife and I took off to Myrtle Beach and we had a hotel that we had been going to for 15 years. We had a lot of fun (and not quite all of it in the sack with the surf crashing outside the opened door to the balcony mind you, you dirty minded pilot types!) but the last time we were there it just had changed so much we've never gone back and that is really, really a sad commentary on the state of the Nation.

hell, for my two cents ya might as well go a bit farther and go to Destin or the Space Coast and send the MB Better Business Bureau a one finger salute indicating that they need to get their feces together and disposed of properly!
 
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