Someone [i]there[/i] has disdain for Cub ownership by ATPs

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Someone [i]there[/i] has disdain for Cub ownership by ATPs

Postby 3WE » Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:59 pm

Two questions:

1. Does your retirement dream include a travel-worthy, personal aeroplanie? (Or will you just sit in the back on airliners and offer CRM help as a pilot and/or EMT?)

2. If it’s yes to an aeroplanie- What type(s) or make/model(s)?

Thanks in advance.

If Dummy Pilot cares to answer, I would be similarly interested.
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Re: Someone [i]there[/i] has disdain for Cub ownership by ATPs

Postby Not_Karl » Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:07 pm

1. Does your retirement dream include a travel-worthy, personal aeroplanie? (Or will you just sit in the back on airliners and offer CRM help as a pilot and/or EMT?)
And do you get better treatment by telling the crew you're a retired pilot?
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Re: Someone [i]there[/i] has disdain for Cub ownership by ATPs

Postby flyboy2548m » Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:46 pm

Two questions:

1. Does your retirement dream include a travel-worthy, personal aeroplanie? (Or will you just sit in the back on airliners and offer CRM help as a pilot and/or EMT?)

2. If it’s yes to an aeroplanie- What type(s) or make/model(s)?

Thanks in advance.

If Dummy Pilot cares to answer, I would be similarly interested.
1. It does not. In fact, despite being a die-hard aviation enthusiast for as long as I can remember, I don't think I ever really wanted to own an airplane. Perhaps that's partly because an airplane I might actually want will never be within my financial reach, while buying one just to putt around the pattern seems like a waste. I'd much rather blow that money on a classic Ferrari or Aston Martin.

2. If money were no object, I would love to own the airplane that until recently was registered VP-BAT (it has a US tail # now). You can look it up.
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Re: Someone [i]there[/i] has disdain for Cub ownership by ATPs

Postby flyboy2548m » Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:50 pm

1. Does your retirement dream include a travel-worthy, personal aeroplanie? (Or will you just sit in the back on airliners and offer CRM help as a pilot and/or EMT?)
And do you get better treatment by telling the crew you're a retired pilot?
I guess it depends. I recently took a trip to Istanbul on TK, and, despite being in full uniform, was not moved up to Business even though the only people who were in Business were TK's own deadheading crewmembers. Not that I expected to get moved up, but you get the point. Even an active pilot doesn't necessarily get better treatment, let alone a retiree.
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Re: Someone [i]there[/i] has disdain for Cub ownership by ATPs

Postby 3WE » Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:05 am

Quote= flyboy: VP-BAT
Ha! Fly that 37 times around the pattern, each time rolling out on final with a handful of power levers and several hundred thousand pounds of luxury behind you.

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Re: Someone [i]there[/i] has disdain for Cub ownership by ATPs

Postby flyboy2548m » Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:38 am

Quote= flyboy: VP-BAT
Ha! Fly that 37 times around the pattern, each time rolling out on final with a handful of power levers and several hundred thousand pounds of luxury behind you.

Thanks for the responses.
Fun fact: there is currently NO hangar available anywhere in Florida north of Miami that would be big enough to accommodate that thing.
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