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Discussion in 'Airline Pilots' started by This is My Screen Name, Mar 4, 2017.

  1. Jack-A-Roe

    Jack-A-Roe Well-Known Member

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    If they really need one...sure.

    Which rules out anyone wearing hiking pants.
     
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  2. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    True story, when we were newly together my wife was tasked with picking up "the goods." One time she came back with those. I was flattered, but you ever stick your thing in a trash bag?
     
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  3. Jack-A-Roe

    Jack-A-Roe Well-Known Member

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    Yes but she had a heart of gold. Drank like a fish but a heart of gold.


    How's she doing by the way?
     
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  4. Rocketman99

    Rocketman99 Frozen Guppy Manipulator

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    I'm amused by all the folks that carry extra uniform items. I suppose I can see carrying an extra shirt on longer trips when the weather is hot, but pants?

    My roller has things I may need/use on overnights and none of those are extra uniform items. I mean, sybians take up a lot of bag space.
     
  5. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "This is a God damn waste of time!"

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    It's mostly in case something biologically nasty happens to them; I once narrowly avoided being puked upon.

    The Brasilia was a "clean shirt every day" type operation if you cared about your fellow pilots and a "single shirt for 4 days in Fresno" if you hated them.
     
  6. ian

    ian Well-Known Member

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    That's why the tide pen was invented
     
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  7. bimmerphile

    bimmerphile Open-Air Member

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    Given the size of sweat stains from a turboprop w/o APU or PC air in August, the pen would be empty by lunch on day 1
     
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  8. BlueMoon

    BlueMoon Well-Known Member

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    It's all fun and games until some stray cotter pin on the main door, safety wire, or door latch catches your pants and gives them a nice tear....

    Or you forget to face your yogurt away from you prior to opening it.

    Been there, done that...
     
  9. trafficinsight

    trafficinsight Well-Known Member

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    Or your captain dumps an entire cup of coffee on you.
     
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  10. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    I ruined two shirts in one trip once. Was taking a sip of coffee when the lid came off. Then when I was going to iron the spare the next morning, I forgot to inspect the iron. Ended up with a big black burn mark on shirt number two. Ended up going back to coffee shirt.
     
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  11. ASpilot2be

    ASpilot2be SF340 CA

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    Or the hot cup of coffee falls over during the takeoff roll and spills all over your crotch. Didnt happen to me luckily.
     
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  12. trafficinsight

    trafficinsight Well-Known Member

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    It was an accident in the jetway and he felt pretty bad about it :p
     
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  13. milleR

    milleR Well-Known Member

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    It's a well known fact that wide-spread use of the uniform jacket is little more than a shirt-saving tactic meant to cut down on packing and reduce laundry frequency.
     
  14. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    "Looks like we are going back to the terminal for more coffee and a bag of ice!"
     
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  15. trafficinsight

    trafficinsight Well-Known Member

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    Yet another reason to wear the sweater
     
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  16. Roger Roger

    Roger Roger Navajo Whisperer

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    Just in case trolling @Autothrust Blue wasnt reason enough.
     
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  17. trafficinsight

    trafficinsight Well-Known Member

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    Well let's be honest, that's the main reason.
     
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  18. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "This is a God damn waste of time!"

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    at least you wear a lid, I guess
     
  19. tcco94

    tcco94 Professional GTA V Pilot

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    Suggestions on EFB bags? I just got the Aerocoast Pro Cooler 1 and it's a bit small to hold a Bose headset and Surface alone...

    Anyone else have suggestions/lists of the food situation and how you do it for a standard 4 day?
     
  20. milleR

    milleR Well-Known Member

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    I was not a fan of the sweater. I wore one for the above stated reasons and because under a Perone with the liner you were ok to be the one standing watch for the hotel van during a Syracuse overnight in January. But I didn't like it.
     

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