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Old 19th Sep 2022, 10:33
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Does anybody know where in Sydney and Brisbane I can get an FAA medical done.
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Old 19th Sep 2022, 12:58
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Old 19th Sep 2022, 17:38
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Anyone with PSA specific, or even general questions, is welcome to phone me. I'm an expat capt at PSA. US east coast civilised hours please. Can't promise I'll be able to answer when I'm at work. You can pm me for my ph no.
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Old 21st Sep 2022, 14:04
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https://www.avweb.com/flight-safety/...tion-petition/

The FAA has denied a Republic Airways petition for an exemption from regulations requiring pilots applying for an airline transport pilot (ATP) certificate to have logged 1,500 flight hours. In the petition, the airline asked that graduates from its Leadership in Flight Training Academy (LIFT) be allowed to apply for a restricted airline transport pilot (R-ATP) certificate—allowing them to serve as first officer in Part 121 operations—with the same reduced experience requirements as military or former military pilots, who may apply for an R-ATP with 750 hours total flight time. Republic argued that its proposed R-ATP Program would “exceed the safety standards of the military R-ATP” as well as making “airline pilot career opportunities more accessible for qualified individuals from underrepresented groups.”
“After full consideration of Republic’s petition for exemption and the public comments, the FAA has determined that the relief requested is not in the public interest and would adversely affect safety,” the agency stated in its decision. “The FAA finds that the supporting materials and LIFT historical data does not sufficiently support Republic’s claim that the Republic R-ATP Program is sufficiently comparable to the training program of a military branch to warrant a reduction in flight hours.”

Republic also argued in its petition, which was filed last April, that its proposed program would provide a service to the public by producing more pilots to satisfy “continuing commercial aviation demand,” including benefiting “small communities who rely on commercial aviation services.” The FAA disagreed that granting the exemption would address any pilot shortages, noting that “the exemption process is not the avenue to address the hiring difficulties of an operator that may result in service cuts to particular areas.” The “1,500-hour rule” was adopted by the FAA at the direction of Congress following the 2009 crash of a Colgan Air Flight 3407.
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Old 21st Sep 2022, 22:53
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Cool

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Oath, airline management across the country can ball that idea up and shove it right up their keisters
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Old 28th Sep 2022, 02:23
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Apologies if this has already been asked. Anyone know of any e3 pilots who have gone to the states with the 75hrs night with the 45 full stop landings crediting the remaining 25hrs to make up the 100.
Currently building night hours and would like to know if anyone has been able to crack into one of the e3 airlines with the lower hour requirement…
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Old 28th Sep 2022, 11:27
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Originally Posted by Instructortype View Post
Apologies if this has already been asked. Anyone know of any e3 pilots who have gone to the states with the 75hrs night with the 45 full stop landings crediting the remaining 25hrs to make up the 100.
Currently building night hours and would like to know if anyone has been able to crack into one of the e3 airlines with the lower hour requirement…
Whatever airline you are applying too will have a person do a log book check (well my US airline did) to see if you have the ATP mins. Ask HR to get confirmation from whoever does the check before you come over.
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Old 28th Sep 2022, 14:43
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Originally Posted by Instructortype View Post
Apologies if this has already been asked. Anyone know of any e3 pilots who have gone to the states with the 75hrs night with the 45 full stop landings crediting the remaining 25hrs to make up the 100.
Currently building night hours and would like to know if anyone has been able to crack into one of the e3 airlines with the lower hour requirement…
honestly just make it easy on yourself and fly the extra 25 hours.

‘Most’ HR types will bypass your app unless you meet the mins unless someone is using R-ATP mins, it’ll be outside what is cookie cutter for them.


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Old 28th Sep 2022, 17:42
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Originally Posted by squat6160 View Post
Does anybody know where in Sydney and Brisbane I can get an FAA medical done.
Do it stateside if possible. $100 and as straightforward as can be.
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Old 28th Sep 2022, 19:07
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I used landing credits towards night hours just fine.
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Old 28th Sep 2022, 19:39
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Originally Posted by umop apisdn View Post
I used landing credits towards night hours just fine.
That’s great to know. I guess HR in the US have matured a little more since 2016 regarding E3’s coming over.

Thanks for clarifying.
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Old 29th Sep 2022, 06:55
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Originally Posted by squat6160 View Post
Does anybody know where in Sydney and Brisbane I can get an FAA medical done.
Dr. Robin Mitchell at Eastgardens Medical Centre did mine whilst doing my Class 1 CASA medical. It got printed out on the spot. He's a no fuss great guy.
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Old 19th Oct 2022, 05:06
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Does anyone know if previous travel to North Korea generates any issues for the E3 Visa? It makes me ineligible for an ESTA, and I’m struggling with appointments for a standard B2 Visitor Visa, so haven’t been able to test that side of it.
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Old 19th Oct 2022, 07:08
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Does anyone know if previous travel to North Korea generates any issues for the E3 Visa? It makes me ineligible for an ESTA, and I’m struggling with appointments for a standard B2 Visitor Visa, so haven’t been able to test that side of it.
Why do you need a B2 if you plan to get an E3?
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Old 19th Oct 2022, 09:20
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Obviously wouldn’t. But I’m getting a B2 for an up coming holiday and curious if anyone has been through the process of an E3 in the same situation as I’m looking at jobs in the US as well. But if it would potentially present issues, I’d like to know in advance.
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Old 19th Oct 2022, 10:35
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Originally Posted by chazwazza14 View Post
Does anyone know if previous travel to North Korea generates any issues for the E3 Visa? It makes me ineligible for an ESTA, and I’m struggling with appointments for a standard B2 Visitor Visa, so haven’t been able to test that side of it.
How did you end up in North Korea?
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Originally Posted by Ollie Onion View Post

How did you end up in North Korea?
Funny. That’s what the U.S. Customs and Border Protection are asking!
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Old 19th Oct 2022, 15:46
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Originally Posted by chazwazza14 View Post
Does anyone know if previous travel to North Korea generates any issues for the E3 Visa? It makes me ineligible for an ESTA, and I’m struggling with appointments for a standard B2 Visitor Visa, so haven’t been able to test that side of it.
I know a guy who went to North Korea and got an E3 flying here. He didn't mention any undue delays.
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Old 23rd Oct 2022, 15:05
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Australians can now work for Southwest. Hiring E3's.
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Old 23rd Oct 2022, 15:31
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Australians can now work for Southwest. Hiring E3's.
Got a link or screenshot? For all the naysayers that said E3’s will never get hired by a major in the US.
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