Recent content by matthewking

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    Military to FAA Without a CTO

    Would it be wrong to re-enlist for just enough time to whereI can get a CTO and get out? That would require that I say that I amre-enlisting again (basically lying to their face) until I get close to 5-6months out so I can continue to be trained. Then again that is a 3 year vs 5-6 yearcommitment.
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    Military to FAA Without a CTO

    Follow up question for you… I have orders to a Class IVApproach Control Facility. From what I hear they are changing the training fromBottom 5 (Bottom 5 is just the basic qualifications for radar and tower) to oneside then another. So I would potently be able to get a CTO in 2 year andanother...
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    Military to FAA Without a CTO

    So would you have wanted to get a degreein aeronautics, or aviation business, if not for ATC then for possibly a non-controllingposition when it comes time to quit working traffic or retire?
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    Military to FAA Without a CTO

    So would it be practical to try and geta CTO through AATC and apply for a job with Midwest? It seems like it would beunwise to pass up an opportunity to get CTO for 2-4 more years in the navy.
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    Military to FAA Without a CTO

    I’m currently deployed on an amphibious assault ship, so I have a lot of time to think about life and how im going to go about getting into the FAA. I apologize for this long winded thread but if you make it to the end or contribute any advice it will be appreciated. I’m 23 now and I joined...