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Forum: North America
24th Nov 2021, 08:07
Replies: 678
Views: 314,631
Posted By Kenny

I’d bet a months pay check you’ll never see...

I’d bet a months pay check you’ll never see expats hired by UAL/DAL/AAL or SW with anything less than a Green Card. They’d home grow them before they’d do that.
Forum: North America
8th Nov 2021, 12:49
Replies: 53
Views: 12,708
Posted By Kenny

To be fair, they’re not the only ones. We have...

To be fair, they’re not the only ones. We have our fair share where I’m at and it’s not always former military guys.
Forum: Tech Log
8th Nov 2021, 02:58
Replies: 63
Views: 11,335
Posted By Kenny

My initial type was with Boeing and the FMA’s...

My initial type was with Boeing and the FMA’s weren’t SOP. Although at my current company the call out of FMA changes is now SOP. It does increase awareness but it can be a bit of a cluster f#ck if...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Nov 2021, 21:02
Replies: 63
Views: 11,335
Posted By Kenny

The US for one. With my current company I’ve been...

The US for one. With my current company I’ve been on the 73,75/76 and 77. All have their own “Flight Manual” issued by the company. I have the Boeing FCOM’s and FCTM for each type and the company...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Nov 2021, 03:29
Replies: 63
Views: 11,335
Posted By Kenny

Oicur, Not sure why they do it this way and...

Oicur,

Not sure why they do it this way and to be honest it’s a bit of a head scratcher. I’ve not come across or heard of any 73 operator that does this.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Nov 2021, 03:18
Replies: 63
Views: 11,335
Posted By Kenny

AF, Worked for a 73 mob in Oz that issued...

AF,

Worked for a 73 mob in Oz that issued all flight crew with the Boeing suite of manuals; FCOM, FCTM, etc and now work in the US for a mob that issues their own company manuals that incorporate...
15th Oct 2021, 18:22
Replies: 1,697
Views: 682,206
Posted By Kenny

Socks, just out of curiosity, which major are you...

Socks, just out of curiosity, which major are you talking about. No hidden agenda, simply curious.
15th Oct 2021, 16:08
Replies: 1,697
Views: 682,206
Posted By Kenny

Easy Tiger.....This isn't the first time in the...

Easy Tiger.....This isn't the first time in the last 20 years there have been preferential interviews or flow-throughs. It's always been a set-in-stone requirement to gain employment with a legacy or...
Forum: North America
15th Oct 2021, 15:56
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Kenny

Thanks but not really a major concern for me...

Thanks but not really a major concern for me anymore.Thank God. Probably more useful for the original poster.
Forum: North America
15th Oct 2021, 00:16
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Kenny

There is no “acting PIC” as far as I know,...

There is no “acting PIC” as far as I know, defined in the FAA FAR’s. What others have done, me included, is keep two log books. One where the flight time is per CASA regs and the other per FAA regs....
14th Oct 2021, 16:56
Replies: 1,697
Views: 682,206
Posted By Kenny

Because, if these bonuses are in some way tied to...

Because, if these bonuses are in some way tied to "flowing through" to a mainline partner, the Aussies on E3's won't qualify. There are yet to be any individuals on an E3 that have flowed to a...
11th Oct 2021, 17:50
Replies: 185
Views: 59,097
Posted By Kenny

“Jordan sees more similarities with North...

“Jordan sees more similarities with North American’s Allegiant Airlines”

Jeezus H…..If you’ve flown on them or know anything about their cowboy operation, that would be the last place you’d want...
Forum: North America
11th Oct 2021, 14:32
Replies: 53
Views: 12,708
Posted By Kenny

There are dedicated tax consultants that...

There are dedicated tax consultants that specialise in pilot taxes. Simply Google “Pilot Taxes” and check out the results.
Forum: North America
8th Oct 2021, 12:48
Replies: 53
Views: 12,708
Posted By Kenny

It’s a bit of both. You’ll pay federal tax on...

It’s a bit of both. You’ll pay federal tax on your wages and then state tax, based on your state of residence. There are some states that will require additional but fairly small taxes, if you are...
Forum: North America
6th Oct 2021, 16:56
Replies: 53
Views: 12,708
Posted By Kenny

Unless it’s changed, which may well be the case,...

Unless it’s changed, which may well be the case, you don’t need to do a SE ride. You can just do the ME ride. I know I’ve both trained and done ME ATP check rides for foreign pilots who had no other...
Forum: North America
5th Oct 2021, 15:45
Replies: 53
Views: 12,708
Posted By Kenny

Whether you’ll be able to bypass the “joy” of a...

Whether you’ll be able to bypass the “joy” of a regional gig, will simply be down to the state of the hiring environment and to a certain degree, luck. Having previous experience of the 121 world and...
Forum: North America
4th Oct 2021, 19:33
Replies: 53
Views: 12,708
Posted By Kenny

Dont duck, you’re right.

Dont duck, you’re right.
Forum: North America
26th Sep 2021, 19:54
Replies: 46
Views: 7,115
Posted By Kenny

The problem with a number that large AA, is where...

The problem with a number that large AA, is where do they come from, in a relatively small amount of time? And the bigger problem, does AA have the capacity to train 2000 new-hires in a year?
Forum: North America
25th Sep 2021, 13:40
Replies: 46
Views: 7,115
Posted By Kenny

United also. I know of at least one Cathay...

United also. I know of at least one Cathay skipper that got the job and there are a lot of former EK guys knocking about. But you want to tick as many boxes as you can, to stand the best chance. So...
Forum: North America
25th Sep 2021, 13:35
Replies: 46
Views: 7,115
Posted By Kenny

Like everywhere else in the world there are...

Like everywhere else in the world there are different “tiers” of airlines. I’m going to try to diplomatic and generic here but I’ll probably upset someone and I’m sure others will disagree. For the...
Forum: North America
25th Sep 2021, 13:20
Replies: 46
Views: 7,115
Posted By Kenny

B2N2, I think I’ve fallen foul of the “tone...

B2N2,

I think I’ve fallen foul of the “tone not coming across with reply” pitfall. Apologies, if my response came across as a bit dismissive. Wasn’t the intent.

So, yes…you do have a point...
Forum: North America
24th Sep 2021, 21:13
Replies: 46
Views: 7,115
Posted By Kenny

I’ve been a foreigner in these lands for over two...

I’ve been a foreigner in these lands for over two decades now, so I know a thing or two about getting hired here, without being a citizen. That’s really not the case anymore and really only in the...
Forum: North America
19th Sep 2021, 02:20
Replies: 30
Views: 9,362
Posted By Kenny

You'd think it might be that easy but not a hope...

You'd think it might be that easy but not a hope of it. The reason…ALPA. The noise that would come from the rank and file, over hiring foreigners that don’t have PRC’s would be deafening and far too...
Forum: North America
18th Sep 2021, 14:34
Replies: 30
Views: 9,362
Posted By Kenny

Agreed. Leaving the technicalities of whether...

Agreed. Leaving the technicalities of whether it’s actually possible to one side, It’ll be a massive shift for any E-3 to be part of any flow-through to a legacy carrier, from a regional partner....
15th Sep 2021, 13:38
Replies: 53
Views: 19,049
Posted By Kenny

Also worth pointing out that if you do somehow...

Also worth pointing out that if you do somehow gain permanent US residency while here and have aspirations of joining a legacy, you will need a bachelors degree to stand any chance.

In regards to...
13th Sep 2021, 23:48
Replies: 53
Views: 19,049
Posted By Kenny

It did, a bit but it's all good mate. :ok:

It did, a bit but it's all good mate. :ok:
13th Sep 2021, 23:12
Replies: 53
Views: 19,049
Posted By Kenny

AAG, I think you may have got the wrong end...

AAG,

I think you may have got the wrong end of the stick, as far as my comment is concerned. It wasn't in any way meant to be anti-American and I'm pretty sure anyone who has lived in another...
12th Sep 2021, 21:50
Replies: 53
Views: 19,049
Posted By Kenny

Smile LW, as I say with a smile…”The Americans may have...

LW, as I say with a smile…”The Americans may have invented flying but the Australians have perfected it” Those with a somewhat sarcastic nature, will know how I mean that.
12th Sep 2021, 16:01
Replies: 22
Views: 5,544
Posted By Kenny

I was here, flying that morning. When I landed, I...

I was here, flying that morning. When I landed, I asked the ground controller what was going on, her reply “When you get inside, turn on the TV” Walked in my front door to see the second 76 crashing...
12th Sep 2021, 15:39
Replies: 53
Views: 19,049
Posted By Kenny

Because, it’s not home and it’s only natural to...

Because, it’s not home and it’s only natural to want to live where things simply “make sense”. I’ve been here over 20 years, apart from a stint back at VOz and while the options in the US for pilots...
12th Aug 2021, 00:10
Replies: 1,697
Views: 682,206
Posted By Kenny

Patty and Check Thrust, thanks for the...

Patty and Check Thrust, thanks for the replies……Jesus, what a sh!t show. If it wasn’t happening in glorious real-time, technicolor, you’d think it was a bad comedy show.

If I could stay away and...
11th Aug 2021, 22:05
Replies: 1,697
Views: 682,206
Posted By Kenny

Patty, Not always the sharpest tool in the...

Patty,

Not always the sharpest tool in the shed but I must be missing something with that. So what, if expats come back; everyone has to do the 2 weeks quarantine, so it’s not as if there will be...
11th Aug 2021, 05:32
Replies: 1,697
Views: 682,206
Posted By Kenny

My missus just told me about this change as I’ve...

My missus just told me about this change as I’ve now not seen my family for 2 years. Can anyone explain a logical reason why they’re now requiring Australian citizens who reside outside of Oz, to...
Forum: North America
10th Aug 2021, 03:09
Replies: 18
Views: 2,828
Posted By Kenny

B2, deep breath bud, deep breath. I don’t...

B2, deep breath bud, deep breath.

I don’t think English is Flocks’ mother tongue and the fact that he’s simply trying to work out what’s possible given he’s only got experience of the Euro system,...
Forum: North America
8th Aug 2021, 04:30
Replies: 18
Views: 2,828
Posted By Kenny

They may or may not be able to ask what...

They may or may not be able to ask what particular visa you are on but every US airline I’ve worked for, over the last 20 years has asked for a copy of either my EAD (when I had one) or my Green Card...
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