Any Ups pilots in Phx?

Discussion in 'UPS Airline / Gateway' started by over10.5, Mar 8, 2018.

  1. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    Just curious if any pilots make the commute to Louisville or Ontario.
     
  2. ronburgundy

    ronburgundy New Member

    I go to Ontario
     
  3. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    From PHOENIX?
     
  4. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    I was listening to a podcast a while back and they were interviewing a Ups pilot. I found it interesting as a driver to hear the daily routine of a pilot for this company.
     
  5. ronburgundy

    ronburgundy New Member

    Trust me it’s nothing short of amusing. Something different everyday. And yea from Phoenix
     
  6. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    What do you fly?
     
  7. ronburgundy

    ronburgundy New Member

    Right I’m flying an airbusA300
     
  8. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    Nice! I started off at the Phx gateway 21 years ago. We had a 747 browntail come in one morning due to the regular DC-8 being red tagged for a maintenance issue. After seeing the 747 I was hooked on aviation.
     
  9. ronburgundy

    ronburgundy New Member

    Me too man ! I started off maybe about 18 or 17 years ago. But what got me hooked on was when I saw the 767 that thing was a beauty and it kinda just went on from there
     
  10. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    I think we got a 767 with the Olympic livery daily flight from Louisville for a long period of time.
     
  11. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    You started off as a package handler?
     
  12. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    If he did he had very wealthy parents.
    Getting an ATP isn't cheap.
     
  13. ronburgundy

    ronburgundy New Member

    Yea you sure know a lot about me. I busted my ass to get to where I’m at. I had no handouts
     
  14. ronburgundy

    ronburgundy New Member

    And yes I started off as package handler, did clerk, ran internationals, and eventually started running the next day air route to the airport every night
     
  15. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    Were you out of Tempe?
     
  16. ronburgundy

    ronburgundy New Member

    No I was out of Bisbee
     
  17. over10.5

    over10.5 Member

    Wow. Can’t see much of an operation in bisbee az. That’s an impressive path to becoming a pilot at Ups.