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Homestar

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  1. Homestar

    The new airline thread

    Does anyone know anyone who flies for Prime Air? Amazon is notorious for paying poor wages and overworking employees. I’m certain this management philosophy will also impact flying for that company.
  2. Homestar

    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Maestro....BYU class of 1996 😂
  3. Homestar

    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Here's the public FB message on the issue.
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    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    That was what I thought. Why did the Wing feel they needed to make a statement out of what amounts to moving a flight commander around? Who cares why she was removed if she's not a unit commander?
  5. Homestar

    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Can someone explain what a F-16 demo team does? I read that the demo team is really single ship demos for airshows. Is “command” of the demo team a flight commander equivalent? I mean, is this like the commander of the T-birds getting canned?
  6. Homestar

    Promotion and PRF Information

    if a guy goes from BPZ DP to IPZ P something has happened. Either the individual’s record changed significantly or a bunch of rock stars moved in during the year.
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    So from DP BTZ to a plain P IPZ? Something fishy then.
  8. You think rental car lobbyists spent all that money in D.C. lobbying the pentagon on JTR just to let you use your Turo app to get a car? Same goes for hotel lobbyists.
  9. Homestar

    Promotion and PRF Information

    There is nothing that says a SR has to give a super P. All depends on the SR.
  10. Homestar

    USAA

    I dropped everything I had with USAA except for checking. There are better rates and value almost anywhere else with savings, investment, or insurance. I like their checking though and the iPhone app is good.
  11. Homestar

    Promotion and PRF Information

    I'd suggest, if you aren't already, getting a job where you work for the Wg/CC. IG, XP, CCE, CAG, whatever.
  12. Homestar

    Promotion and PRF Information

    Because he’s APZ? Isn’t the Board instructed to disregard year group these days?
  13. Homestar

    Promotion and PRF Information

    Then that’s the strongest P push you can get. Good luck.
  14. Homestar

    Promotion and PRF Information

    The reality is that it's a 50/50 proposition that you get promoted to O-5 with a P. Maybe a little under 50/50. With a super-P ('If I had one more DP to give...") it's probably 60/40. I was in your situation sitting with a P (it was a super-P) and got promoted. I've previously posted my PRF in this thread so you can see that for reference. Good luck. The waiting is the worst.
  15. Homestar

    UPT Next

    Valid. In a lot of ways I also learned a lot from my fellow students that I didn't have the opportunity to learn from IPs because there were 25 of us and 8 of them. It's a different paradigm than what you got from a PPL where a dedicated CFI flew with you for all of your 40 hours and prepped you and just you (and maybe a couple other students) for your check ride. I thought the Gen Holmes article is an interesting one. It brings up issues I didn't realize (or really care about) not being involved with the CAF enterprise. I hope that this UPT Next experiment is successful in developing more capable fighter pilots. I think it will.
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