Rated Pilot Transition

Just In Case

Greetings fellow aviators, aspiring aviators, enthusiasts, and those simply passing through.  As a full-time airline pilot for a major US carrier and a part-time mobility pilot for the US Air Force, I am convinced of one thing: there is no other job (or pair of jobs) I’d rather have.  The fortuitous nature of my situation …

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VA Disability – Part 4

Welcome back, dear BogiDope readers, for the final installment in our series about VA Disability. Here’s a quick review of what we’ve covered so far: In Part 1, we noted that VA Disability is a standard part of the military service contract each of us signs. We didn’t write that contract or decide on the …

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VA Disability – Part 3

Thus far in our series on VA Disability, we’ve looked at two main points. First, a VA Disability rating is something the US Government expects to pay you because they plan to put a lot of wear and tear on your body during your service. Knowing this, we looked at the requirements for getting an …

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VA Disability – Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of our series about VA Disability benefits. If you haven’t seen it already, go back and read Part 1 for important context before you dig in here! In Part 1, we looked at why each and every pilot in the military is expendable. The government acknowledges this and planned to …

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