Recent content by DL0509

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    7/7 Non-prior Bid

    It shouldnt be an issue that you are on vacation, the people in HR understand that you have a life and will work with you. If anything you may just get delayed in the process but they wont throw your file away. I saw that you were going to the UK if you are really worried about missing an email...
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    AT Basics

    If you have been out of college for a while id reccomend it for a few reasons. 1. It gets you back into the habit of studying/cramming before you get across the street where the academic points count. 2. You get to know your classmates. 3. The most important reason is you can pocket extra...
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    Academy Myths Debunked and Advice Offered

    I think alot of people sleep on the easy points you can get during academics. One or two missed questions could be the difference and passing and failing, or the difference between you being in the bottom part of your class. 2/100's is what separated me and the guy above me, he went to his...
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    7/7 Non-prior Bid

    I know two buddies that have TOLs that arent CTI or Vets.
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    Academy Myths Debunked and Advice Offered

    I think at one point they did allow it but its seen as giving some students an unfair advantage by allowing access to the sims outside of class. As silly as it seems there have been times where students have bent the rules, cheated, etc. A few years ago a class was investigated for cheating and...
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    7/7 Non-prior Bid

    If you have the contact info of the person doing the MMPI give them a call a few days before just to make sure you are good to go.
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    Academy Myths Debunked and Advice Offered

    As a southerner that spoke normal I had issues the first few days. Another girl in my class had a hispanic accent had some issues as well. The voics req system has issues but nothing that cause a person to fail.
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    Academy Myths Debunked and Advice Offered

    Dont believe everything you read from fixfaa.com I bet that site is run by CTI students that didnt get hired or Academy washouts who simply could not make it at OKC. During my last ground PA the Voice req crapped out and never started working so i had to communicate with the RPO and it was a...
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    Academy Myths Debunked and Advice Offered

    True statement right here. Now its just a good job with some good benefits.
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    Alternative Housing?

    If people are looking at staying at Anatole Id ask to stay at the South complex, its newer and way nicer than those on the northside. I went through FAArooms.com and Dolly was very helpful through the process, the only issue i had was the ice maker stopped working and she had them working on it...
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    Alternative Housing?

    That sucks to hear about Anatole, I stayed at the newer South complex last year and it was awesome.
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    Question About Closed Traffic.

    Yep afterlooking it over i think you have to say it. I havent been certified on local long so I always appreciate the advice and suggestion from more experienced controllers. Looking back i dont think ive heard a single person at my facility actually say mantain visual before clearing the a/c.
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    Question About Closed Traffic.

    I fully understand what 7-2-1 says about it. I know alot of us control similar to how our trainers controlled and mine always saw 3-9-7 b.3 saying that you either need spacing or visual. "Provided the pilot is maintaining visual separation/spacing". Im not trying to say what you guys are saying...
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    Question About Closed Traffic.

    I dont think you actually have to say "maintain visual separation" if a small is in the pattern and the Citation departs. The way we do it is " N1234, Citation departing RWY 23 report it insight." They report it insight. "N1234 RWY 23 cleared touch and go, caution wake turbulence departing...
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    Flight Surgeon

    it shouldnt really make a difference if you are single or married. Continue your life as normal until you get a class date. if you are getting out of the military of losing a job try to find something else while you are waiting. You shouldn't stop working and hope that the FAA changes its...