Old 11th Feb 2015, 09:53
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Originally Posted by Lookleft View Post
I still can't accept that an ex-airforce fighter pilot has 20,000 hours. What age did he join the airline and how many hours did he have when he left the airforce? My point being he may not have been as experienced as others are suggesting. If he did have that many hours at age 53 after an airforce career then he was flying a lot of hours every year.
He left the airforce in 1994 and then joined Merpati Airlines flying F27 and F28s before joining Adam Air flying 737s. He later joined Air Asia after Adam Air foldered. Air Asia Indonesia started with a fleet of 737s in the early days, before they went to an all A320 fleet.
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