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Monday, November 30, 2020

That will make you eligible for a restricted ATP after doing your fixed wing training and time building. Will it make you competitive enough to get hired? Who knows? I can tell you for the near future RTPs are gone, and competitive minimums will be up. Focus on the mission and job you want to do in the Army.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Do keep in mind if u want to get to the airlines as soon as possible guard/reserves would be suitable (100hrs a yr can get on with airlines after 5 yrs). With active duty you will be obligated full time to the army for 10 yrs.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Spike knock was common and different than mast bump, and refers to a design feature of the Bell 206... I think you're confusing terms.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Don't worry about that, helmet ear cups don't clamp on your head like a PNR headset does. They seal but not with nearly the same amount of pressure. With a properly fitted helmet you'll fly 8+ hours with a helmet on and not have issues. It was always my legs and butt that gave up on me.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Agh I just remember David Clark’s crushing my head & giving me a headache after about 45 min of wearing. Active noise reducing headsets were much better, not having to rely on a tight seal to block noise as much, and the clarity from the audio were better too.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Pretty much all of it... Hush kits are great until it gets cold and then it's like trying to shove your head into a hole in a rock.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

That’s what I used. Zeta liner, hush kit, comfort kit, and a different microphone. Made for a great setup, though some of that was not authorized.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

No if she/he has more than 3 years left on the original ADSO.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

There’s also “hush kits” available from Oregon Aero that replace the issued ear cups, also, denser noise reduction foam that goes into the ear cups. Apache helmets are a little different so I’m not 100% sure on what the kits are for the standard Army aviation helmet. Check with your unit whether it’s approved but it works pretty well. There are a few of us that moved from CEPs to just our hush kits.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

I got in! Phew, first board was FQ-NS. I will post on WAMC? page. So many thanks to those that helped me on vertical reference and Reddit /ArmyAviation page. For the S2S'ers, when have you been projected?