Old 27th Mar 2019, 07:49
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Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: The Ponderosa
Age: 47
Posts: 801
About 20 years ago you needed about 5000 hours to get an interview with a regional. Being offered a right seat in a Saab felt like a lotto win!

Today a 5000 hour pilot would be in the right seat of a jet close to command.

I think 20 years ago the Austronaut factor was a lot higher and I mean no disrespect to this.
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