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Colgan Street Captains?

wanafly

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Anyone know the requirements for captains off the street? Any other info would be appreciated also......like pay, min days off, training info and just about anything.
 

dh82dvr

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My best guess

some 121 pic
apporopriate licence ratings
a pulse
 

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wanafly said:
Anyone know the requirements for captains off the street? Any other info would be appreciated also......like pay, min days off, training info and just about anything.

1st year CA pay is 32/hr for the Beech and 40/hr for the Saab. 10 days min off per month, although 12-13 is pretty standard. Groundschool, sim and IOE should take about 6 weeks total. Good luck!
 

TheBigH

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wanafly said:
Anyone know the requirements for captains off the street?

1. Type rating
2. Vaseline (saab), KY with applicator (beech)
3. Invitation to senior FO blanket party


enjoy ....
 

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TheBigH said:
1. Type rating
2. Vaseline (saab), KY with applicator (beech)
3. Invitation to senior FO blanket party


enjoy ....
Hey,
You forgot the willingness to be issued a pink slip for failing the training. We had one of our F/Os leave for G0jets with less than a year in the EMB, his reasoning was a street Capt job or at least a quick upgrade. It has been said by more than a few, wiser than me the RJ is an easy jet to fly, much harder to operate. If you gotta ask whats the difference you ain't ready to assume command.
Yeah go ahead take the job, you are more than ready.
PBR
 

BeechCowboy48

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Make Sure you are really good at flying around with one engine as well, colgan has a catastrophic engine failure at about one per month between the 2 ac lately. (Beech lost one into BOS yesterday)
 

TheBigH

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BeechCowboy48 said:
colgan has a catastrophic engine failure at about one per month between the 2 ac lately. (Beech lost one into BOS yesterday)
On a positive note, the practice makes PC's a breeze ....
 

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A buddy of mine - former Colgan F/O - says he got a call and was offered a left seat if he would come back. It didn't take much counseling from me for him to realize just how bad a move that would be.

...edited for spelling...
 
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dh82dvr

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why would it be bad. anything is what you make it. pic time is the goal right? if you want to get screwed around all the time just answer the phone every time you see a 703 number. I get left alone, but of course i don't answer those #'s!! I'm sure though if I could just fly a jet I would never get screwed by sceduling and it would never break down.
 

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dh82dvr said:
if you want to get screwed around all the time just answer the phone every time you see a 703 number.
Thats why my cell phone wasn't a 703 number. I knew while i worked there no one would ever answer my calls....
 

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wanafly said:
Anyone know the requirements for captains off the street? Any other info would be appreciated also......like pay, min days off, training info and just about anything.

I would guess an ATP, some turbine PIC time, or may be some time in type on the beech or saab along with some piston PIC is what they are looking for. Some combitnation of those things. It's a great chance for someone to get some PIC and move on though. Especially if you are at 300-400 turbine PIC. You will be at the bottom of the seniority list, but the worst place to be at the bottom is houston, all the other bases you would probably be the #3 or #4 guy out of 3 or 4 guys. It may not be too long before you are the #2 guy at your base. People quit and change bases a lot at colgan. Everyones situation will be different as far as which base they would want and QOL. But if one is lacking PIC and you have the walk in's at the better airlines colgan would be the place to get your career going. There are very few places where you can be handed the keys to a beech 1900 or saab 340 right out of initial groundschool. Gulfstream in florida is probably one of a few others. I am convinced that turbine prop PIC is better then jet SIC at least 9 times out of 10. Good luck.
 
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BeechCowboy48

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All the tubine pic in the world won't do you any good with a violation, and the feds are up Colgans rear hardcore right now. (and they should be)
 

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PBRstreetgang said:
Hey,
We had one of our F/Os leave for G0jets with less than a year in the EMB, his reasoning was a street Capt job or at least a quick upgrade.
PBR
Jokes on him. He'll be sitting reserve for a while when they merge the list I have more senority as a FO and bump him back to reserve when I upgrade.

Trans Jets! No wait a sec... Go States! Guess we'll see if it goes up for a vote. It will be nice to have this thing settled. Be bad for the guys who thought they would jump way up the list.
 

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BeechCowboy48 said:
All the tubine pic in the world won't do you any good with a violation, and the feds are up Colgans rear hardcore right now. (and they should be)

Just don't get violated. I never had any problems. I had the FAA on board and around plenty of times. No problems. No letters of investigation either. Being a checkairman, i've had them on board more often for the fed rides as well. Just be smart, the two america west pilots in MIA were not under the microsope, but they got in trouble, and are now out of a job. How many dudes at colgan have actually been violated? I know a few have letters of investigation, but how many got violated out of that??
 

dh82dvr

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been here well over 5 years. never violated (except sat nights, but thats for a different thread). you always have the choice. if you are stupid enough to pushed into doing something you know is not right then you will get all you deserve.
 

BeechCowboy48

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Just wondering if anyone got in trouble over not being issued the proper weight and balance forms or whiz wheels until a few days after they were required.
 
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