Nowadays, FLAPS (Fucking Little Airplane Pilots) make up more than half the total pilot pool of all airlines. ... We would only be put on the books after our check ride, when we would then be legally able to aquot;fly the line. ... training and the six weeks of starvation, until thrillingly, we received our first paychecks, at our co- pilot rate of $6.00 per flying hour, we could earn a maximum of $600 a month... heaven.
|Title||:||Cockpit Confessions of an Airline Pilot|
|Author||:||Stephen G. Keshner|
|Publisher||:||Pelican Press - 2001-04-01|