FL OPS training contract?

modecontrol

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Can anyone tell me is FLOPS has a training contract and if so, how long and how much?

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hawkercpt

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yes

They do. It's 12 months and depending on which aircraft you are going to school on determines the $$$. You see, even if you upgrade to another aircraft after being a loyal Options employee for 6 years, you still have to sign a 12 month contract. Not that it's worth the paper its printed on though.
 

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according to other posts, you start out on the 400xp. any idea how much $$ it would be?
 

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Its 12,000, and you start off in the beechjet 400. Its also prorated so if you leave 6months later, you only pay a portion of that. As far as I remember that is the only training contract you have to sign. I just interviewed a few weeks ago. Class next week. Any other BNA guys in the 24th class?
 
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I was in a new hire class about 4 months ago, they mentioned the contract casually but me and everyone else in the class never signed anything, so I guess we got off the hook. Anyone else had this happen recently?
 

hawkercpt

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Ummm.....



Been there almost 6 years. HUGE pay cut to go somewhere else and with college bills, just doesn't seem like a smart thing to do.
 

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Sorry what I ment was why would any one want to interview and accept a job at FLOPS right know?
 

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Flops

Times are not that bad and there are alot of jobs, unless you are a really low time pilot.
 

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psysicx said:
It beats a regional,barely.

No it does not unless you are comparing it against Mesa then yeah I would choose FLOPS over Mesa, but other than that go pumps some gas at an FBO.
 
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Do your home work before you jump in at FLOPS. Look at Citation shares, NJA, SkyWest, or any other place that treats you with a little of respect and has some potational of growth.
 

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hawkercpt said:
Ummm.....
Been there almost 6 years. HUGE pay cut to go somewhere else and with college bills, just doesn't seem like a smart thing to do.

Unfortunately Bro, it is a LEGAL contract. Have your lawyer review it, that is what many have done and it is binding.

Loyality means nothing!
 

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just an outsiders question- as balanced as things could be what would be a better gig (i understand there are many variables and personal preference) an established fractional, regional or fo for a non-sched. contract carrier (such as 727...)?

so far removed from the current trends and hiring would love some folks opinions. thanks.

fbt
 

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hawkercpt said:
Ummm.....



Been there almost 6 years. HUGE pay cut to go somewhere else and with college bills, just doesn't seem like a smart thing to do.

College bills???? After 6 years of employment I would think that you could have those paid off by now.

Oh wait a minute that's right you work at Options. Where you can still qualify for food stamps.
 

hawkercpt

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minimums said:
Unfortunately Bro, it is a LEGAL contract. Have your lawyer review it, that is what many have done and it is binding.

Loyality means nothing!


True, but if you make them fire you, they can't hold you to it!!

Ha! Ha! I win!
 
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