Can a newly minted A319/320/321 AC Captain still be drafted back to an F/o position?

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Can a newly minted A319/320/321 AC Captain still be drafted back to an F/o position?

#1 Post by A321 » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:11 pm

Curious if a newly minted A320 AC Captain can still be drafted to his/her old gig within the company,... say as a 787 F/o? I assume any new AC A320 Captain would be flying a reserve block and wonder if the company needed an F/o to fly to DEL, Crew Sked could call a newly promoted A320 Captain if he/she is still current as a 787 F/o to fill an F/o seat :?:
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#2 Post by nightbird » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:27 pm

You can't fly your old type as soon as you start training on the new type.
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#3 Post by Lightchop » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:31 am

No.
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#4 Post by dd » Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:43 pm

No one goes 787fo to 320c
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#5 Post by nightbird » Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:13 pm

Not true, there's at least one showing 320 CA from 787 FO on the last bid...
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#6 Post by MrTurbine » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:10 pm

dd wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:43 pm
No one goes 787fo to 320c
Wrong. Lots of people do it. Usually lifestyle change. Or 76 C.
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#7 Post by aV1aTOr » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:17 am

dd wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:43 pm
No one goes 787fo to 320c
Umm, many do. Some also go 320c to 787fo. Some have even gone EMJc to 330rp, by choice. Not kidding.
There is nothing new under the sun.
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#8 Post by Lightchop » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:21 pm

Lifestyle I guess.

If you have the means to do so financially, when you have kids if you have the option to move to a top of a list with a bit of a pay cut... why not? Full control over your schedule is very valuable to some people.
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#9 Post by Cap'n P8 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:26 pm

aV1aTOr wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:17 am
dd wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:43 pm
No one goes 787fo to 320c
Umm, many do. Some also go 320c to 787fo. Some have even gone EMJc to 330rp, by choice. Not kidding.
There is nothing new under the sun.
There are no 330 RP positions. All augmented flying (which there is very little of) is done by FO’s.
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#10 Post by RVR6000 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:09 pm

Even when going from right to left on the same aircraft. Once you’ve commenced your left seat training you won’t be called for any right seat flying.
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#11 Post by altiplano » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:18 pm

Cap'n P8 wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:26 pm
There are no 330 RP positions. All augmented flying (which there is very little of) is done by FO’s.
There have been many 330 RPs over the years.

Position was only eliminated recently.

And yea, people have gone from Captain to RP of various fleets, or Captain to FO, or 777/787 FO to Narrowbody Captain.
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#12 Post by Cap'n P8 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:05 pm

altiplano wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:18 pm
Cap'n P8 wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:26 pm
There are no 330 RP positions. All augmented flying (which there is very little of) is done by FO’s.
There have been many 330 RPs over the years.

Position was only eliminated recently.

And yea, people have gone from Captain to RP of various fleets, or Captain to FO, or 777/787 FO to Narrowbody Captain.
Just meant presently...
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#13 Post by altiplano » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:38 am

aV1 was using past tense in his statement so I don't know why you refuted it then...

Anyway...

Many guys are still on grandfathered rates if they go to RP even today - make almost as much as an FO in the fleet and fly great schedules.
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#14 Post by aV1aTOr » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:05 pm

Cap'n P8 wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:26 pm
aV1aTOr wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:17 am
dd wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:43 pm
No one goes 787fo to 320c
Umm, many do. Some also go 320c to 787fo. Some have even gone EMJc to 330rp, by choice. Not kidding.
There is nothing new under the sun.
There are no 330 RP positions. All augmented flying (which there is very little of) is done by FO’s.
Today there are no 330 rp positions. The position existed for a long time. Notice I said "some have gone". Note the past tense.
Did you know there are AC pilots who once held 747 positions? Unbelievable, I know. Since there are no AC 747s today.
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#15 Post by Cap'n P8 » Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:03 pm

Holy Feck dudes chill out, it’s not like I was attacking you. I missed the past tense...sorry. Is that better now?
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Re: Can a newly minted A319/320/321 AC Captain still be drafted back to an F/o position?

#16 Post by altiplano » Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:28 pm

No stress.
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