Change In Leadership at USAPA

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What are the feelings about changing the leadership at USAPA?
 

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The much more relevant question is what are the feelings about changing USAPA and joining a real union
 

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There's that old expression, "The more things change the more they stay the same." The Easties have proven it doesn't matter which union or which leadership they have.
 

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What is needed with the East Pilots is to have real Leadership that provides their fellow pilots the truth and do what is "fair & right" for all pilots of the New USAirways.
 

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This is what the USAPA needs to understand about being "fair & right"... support a seniority integration that will:

a. Preserve jobs.
b. Avoid windfalls to either group at the expense of the other.
c. Maintain or improve pre-merger pay and standard of living.
d. Maintain or improve pre-merger pilot status.
e. Minimize detrimental changes to career expectations.

The Nicolau Award as in the DAL/NWA Award does what is fair and right for all pilots.
 

Rez O. Lewshun

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What are the feelings about changing the leadership at USAPA?

Well if that is the issue then why didn't the USAir pilots do that [change leaders] instead of changng the brand....
 

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That's a good question Rez. Most of the guys over there are good people. It's a small band of thugs who are in control (self-appointed actually).

By the way, you flew a An-2, now that's really cool. Any pics?
 

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Any East pilots want to answer the question???
 

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East pilots do not visit pilot forums were most pilots are in there 20's and 30's. Easties are in their late 50's and you will have a hard time finding any real USAIR pilots visting this site. Maybe some 190 pilots in their 30's. Good luck finding a mouthpiece for the East Pilots on this forum.

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East pilots do not visit pilot forums were most pilots are in there 20's and 30's. Easties are in their late 50's and you will have a hard time finding any real USAIR pilots visting this site. Maybe some 190 pilots in their 30's. Good luck finding a mouthpiece for the East Pilots on this forum.

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Integrity Matters.

MCDOOOsh........you have no integrity!!
 

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By the way, you flew a An-2, now that's really cool. Any pics?
Flew the AN2 in Budapest... paid a burned out "soviet bloc" pilot a handful on Forint and D-Marks. Pretty cool airplane. The air brake on the yoke was interesting... great perfomance.

I understand the same motor on the An2 was also on the Russian version of the DC3.

PM an email and I'll send pics....
 

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Thanks Rez! There's a An-2 over at Chino, don't know if it is flying anymore. What was the purpose of the air brake on the yoke?
 

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Thanks Rez! There's a An-2 over at Chino, don't know if it is flying anymore. What was the purpose of the air brake on the yoke?

I am sure there are more An2 experts on this board... The rudder pedal was acutally a bar fixed in the center. Sort of like a see saw on its side.... thus there was not toe pedal brakes.

There was a handle/lever that followed the shape of the yoke. When pulled it activated pnuematic brakes. It make a very archaic compressed air sound. It took me a while to figure out that was air brakes... keep on truckin'!
 

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The much more relevant question is what are the feelings about changing USAPA and joining a real union
"Real" union or not....USAPA has been accepted into CAPA and had representatives present at the recent CAPA conference.

Like it or not, obviously they have been accepted by the pilot leadership from AA, SWA, UPS, etc.
 

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Good luck finding a mouthpiece for the East Pilots on this forum.

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C'mon Mcdoodle, don't sell yourself short! You're not a very good East "mouthpiece" but you're doing a heck of a job acting as another east orrafice.
 

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Flew the AN2 in Budapest... paid a burned out "soviet bloc" pilot a handful on Forint and D-Marks. Pretty cool airplane. The air brake on the yoke was interesting... great perfomance.

I understand the same motor on the An2 was also on the Russian version of the DC3.

PM an email and I'll send pics....
Hey, I asked about the AN-2 on the other thread so disregard that, you answered it here.

The engine I'm guesing would be similar to a Wright R-1820. They did make DC-3's under license called Li-2's as well as a nosewheel Il-14 which they claimed as original but was very DC-3'ish. One of those sits in the infield at Reno-Stead, or did anyway.

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"Real" union or not....USAPA has been accepted into CAPA and had representatives present at the recent CAPA conference.
Correction: uSAPa was accepted on an associate status only. They didn't get full membership.
 

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C'mon Mcdoodle, don't sell yourself short! You're not a very good East "mouthpiece" but you're doing a heck of a job acting as another east orrafice.

I agree....MCDU make a real fine orifice for purposes of dropping a load of Usapa upon the pilots of the world.
 
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