SW interview - logbook question

reepicheep

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Myself and several others I know are in the same situation. Hired quite a few years ago by USAir and stopped keeping a "traditional" logbook. Still keep track in the "little red book". If you get an interview, will they want to see 15 years of little red books transferred to a traditional logbook, or would these little books suffice? US Airways also has a summary of all your flight time at the airline that you can print out.

Is this a big deal...I don't want to do anything to hurt my chances.

Opinions welcomed.
 

falcon20

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I would bring both the printout and the red book. I did see other 121 pilots do the same thing at the interview and it seems that no one had a problem with that.
 

xhercdriver

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The Air Force guys are allowed to use just their "official" computer printouts, for what it's worth. I'm sure the People Dept would tell you what they prefer--they've probably interviewed plenty of USAir guys by now...
 

Herkdvr

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Log Book

Dude,
The more organized you can make it, the easier it is for the log book check portion. You need to be focused on the three one-on-one interviews and not silly questions about your logbook. Put all your flights in one organized logbook.

Cheers,
:cool:
 

ivauir

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logbook advice

KISS. When you go you will leave your paperwork and logs with the checker. Leave the simplist verifiable information you can: in your case that sounds like, your logbook prior to USAIR and the USAIR printout. If your time is complicated, consider including a SIMPLE spreadsheet that takes numbers from the logbook and USAIR printout and generates the numbers SWA wants. I recommend giving your product to a nonflyer to see if it makes sense to them and if they can figure out where your numbers come from.
Bring the little red books and other "unoffical" documents, but I wouldn't present them unless the checker asks. I think an offical printout is better than going and copying your logs: it is made by a disinterested third party, it is neat, and it probably is simple with the totals already generated. I think you make a better impression on the checker when you make their job easy rather than showing them how tightly wound you are with your perfect logbook.
 
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