Any one else here in aviation?

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by tauro404, Jun 26, 2006.

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What do you do in the airline biz?

  1. Flight Officer (CA, FO, FE, etc)

    45.2%
  2. Flight Attendant

    19.4%
  3. Ramper

    3.2%
  4. Gate Agent

    6.5%
  5. Work at HDQ/Offices

    12.9%
  6. I'm with someone in the business!

    12.9%
  1. tauro404

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    Hey everyone! I haven't posted too much before, but I guess I ought throw myself in the game now! :) After reading such wonderful posts about many people I am curious -- how many of us here at LPSG are in the aviation industry? Have we pilots, flight attendants, rampers, c.s. agents here? Hey even if you work in the office that's cool too. I ask because I am a flight attendant and I have always wondered about the others who I work with. You don't have to say what airline you're with (in fact that may be ther better thing, unless you pm someone), just let us know that you are with one. Cheers! :)
     
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    Used to be a pilot, now in finance..

    Try to fly GA whenever I can..:smile:
     
  3. DC_DEEP

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    I spent more than just a few years as a reservations/customer service agent.
     
  4. Matthew

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    Paging ClaireTalon.
     
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    I voted Flight Officer to fuck with the results.

    <3<3<3
     
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    taking flight lessons right now :biggrin1: Fun stuff... haven't crashed or killed anyone yet (well no one important :tongue:)

    so... how about that mile high club?

    slade
     
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    In the industry, no. And "pilot" is far too strong a word, but I've taken off in an airplane, flown around a bit, and landed without breaking anything, even though I dropped the damn radio microphone and got the wire tangled up in the rudder pedals. Fortunately there were no witnesses.
     
  8. ClaireTalon

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    Thank you that you remember me, honey.

    Yes, I guess once could say I'm in the aviation business, however not in the civilian sector of it. Before that, I've flown KC-10s for over 15 years. Now I'm flying strictly for fun.
     
  9. SpeedoGuy

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    I started flying at age 13. Soloed at 16. Private pilot license at 17. I have single engine, multi-engine and sailplane certificates. I mainly fly my computer now but interest in aviation's been an integral part of my life.

    For Claire Talon and other aviation afficionados:

    A very cool video of an SU-30 in some impressive maneuvers:

    http://www.crazyaviation.com/movies/CA_SU-30.wmv
     
  10. ClaireTalon

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    You also fucked with the ranks, young man. I guess First Officer would be more right. Literally.
     
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    if you can decode this, you know my aviation connections in
    the past...
    :smile:

    KMIA 290527z 290606 00000KT P6SM VCTS SCT020 BKN090CB
    FM1400 16012G24KT P6SM SCT015 BKN040
    FM1800 18014G25KT P6SM SCT025 BKN045
    TEMPO 2024 3SM TSRA BKN010CB=

    when i retire, i wanna be an airport announcer. "welcome to wilkes-barre scranton easton allentown intergalactic santorum jetport. this is a non smoking facility. unattended vehicles will be ticketed and towed. do not park in the white zone. it is for loading and unloading only. unattended baggage may be searched and destroyed. the moving walkway is ending. please watch your step."
     
  12. ClaireTalon

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    Okay, so you're at Miami Int', 6/29/06 (today), at 0606h UTC. Wind from 360, 0 knots, 6 miles visibility, thunderstorms in the vicinity. Scattered clouds at 2'000, Broken thunderstorm clounds at 9'000. Significant changes at 1400h, Wind 160, 12 knots, gusts to 24 knots, scattered clouds at 1'500, Broken at 4'000, and at 1800h, wind 180 degrees, 14 knots, gusts to 25 knots. Scattered clounds at 2'500, Broken at 4'500. Temporary changes between 2000 and 0000h, visibility 3 miles, thunderstorms with Raun, and broken thunderstorm clouds at 1'000.
     
  13. SpeedoGuy

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    That is a coded TAF of which I have written many. :cool:
     
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    You've gotta give these Russians credit, their engineering skills are unmatched. And if all the circumstances are playing for them and they even get the money to assemble what they've crunched out, you get these wonderful pieces. I'd not like to get into a dogfight with this gem baby here.
     
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    damn. you and speedo are good at this.
     
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    You never stop impressing me.
     
  17. DC_DEEP

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    LOL I never would have known, but I can decode a PNR.... and some of the FBCs, too, although each airline has its own FBCs.
     
  18. ClaireTalon

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    Well, I never had to deal with PNR's. Neither with FBC's.

    Hickboy, I guess my KHIC radio station slang impressed you, didn't it? Today's weather: "Clounds'n'Raun".
     
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    Work with back-office analysis of tickets/coupons.

    Many would regard me as already a bit crazy, and having to trace sprawling conjunction tickets through a series of exchanges, rebookings, discounted fares, vouchers, etc. will surely push me over the edge!
     
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    Hey Claire, when you're done deciphering sequence reports can you come over and fix the G*d d**n 25R localizer here at LAX? The FAA dweebs have been working on it and it's still going belly-up. Everybody had to come in on 7L yesterday with a hell of a tail wind component >10k.
     
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