- Jan 18, 2006
- Total Time
Well for starters SWA has a lot of 737's. The Air Force and Navy and have a lot of 737's (T-43's or P-8's). I think a few thousand hours of 737 time would make someone a more attractive applicant than even RJ guy, who you place at the pinnacle of aviation experience, even if the RJ guy had more total time.There it is
When all else fails wrap yourself in the flag eh?
So that is what it is then? A hookup to reward military service?
Look, I have a job and a good business an no one will tell me that I am not patriotic bc I was never in the military.
Ual. Aa. Fedex SWA dal
These are private corporations, with publicly traded stocks-
This is a very good conversation to have- why do you feel yip that military pilots are entitled to jobs at these valuable majors over civilians?
Because again- the real problem is THEIR sense of entitlement, not my reaction to it.
Yep the hookup? Here is the secret. All through flight school many Navy guys didn't want fighters or strike so they intentionally planned not to finish in the top 10% of their class, for the sole purpose that eight years down the road they could steal civilian jobs. :laugh: