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Virtual Job Fair Friday, November 17th

Air Cargo Carriers, LLC is pleased to announce we will collect Captain Resumes as exhibitors during the World’s First Virtual Pilot Job Fair. This event, hosted by Aero Crew Soutions will take place on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 10 AM – 7 PM EST.

You are cordially invited to visit the Air Cargo Carriers Virtual Booth to speak with our Recruiter via live
chat for more information on Captains positions currently open.
To be considered all Captains must have the following Qualifications:

  • Commercial, Multi-engine, Instrument Rating
  • Must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident and Hold a Valid US Passport
  • Must 1st or 2nd class medical
  • 1200 Total Hrs. (500 Cross Country, 100 Night, 75 Instrument)

To find out more information about attending the Aero Crew Solutions Virtual Pilot Job Fair and to register for FREE visit aerocrewsolutions.vfairs.com

To attend, all you need is an internet connection! Air Cargo Carriers is looking forward to chatting with you on Friday!

 

Can’t make it to the fair on Friday? Apply for the captain position HERE.

Relief Measures Continue for M&N Aviation and ACC Employees

With the aftermath of Hurricane Marie, more help is needed for the 114 M&N Aviation and  Air Cargo Carriers  employees rebuilding after the devastation.

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Rescue Dog Charter

On August 1st, 2017 Air Cargo Carriers, LLC was sent on a special mission by Paws from Paradise to rescue several dogs from the Island of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. These 17 dogs would have been euthanized if not adopted.

 

Kara Kiernan, ACC Dispatch Lead and Paws from Paradise Representatives worked together to coordinate all necessary arrangements for Air Cargo Carriers to fly the 17 dogs to San Juan, Puerto Rico where they were all then loaded onto other participating airlines bound for the United States going to 9 different cities.

 

In this mission of puppy love, Paws from Paradise was able to give each dog, a better chance of living a full life by increasing their chances of being adopted by a loving family.

 

Air Cargo Carriers is so honored that we were able to participate in helping these animals for this wonderful organization.

 

Pictured:  First Officer Nikita Lukovnikov and one of Paws from Paradise’s transports.

Local news article:

http://stcroixsource.com/2017/08/01/paws-vi-airlift/

 

www.paws.vi

https://www.facebook.com/PawsFromParadiseVI/

Addition to Our Fleet

ACC welcome’s our latest addition to the fleet. D-CRAS, a Shorts 360 previously operated by BDA f/k/a NightExpress Frankford, Germany has arrived to our Maintenance Hangar in Milwaukee, WI.

We anticipate within 45 days the aircraft will be conformed and on our operating certificate. If you have a need, short or long term do not hesitate to contact us.

We are always looking for part 135 captains for our bases across the U.S. Check HERE for open positions. 

Our Booth at the EAA AirVenture

We would like to thank everyone for visiting our Booth in the Career Tent!  It was awesome speaking to old friends and acquaintances and not to mention all the new friends we spoke with about Air Cargo Carriers, LLC.
Our Booth at EAA Air Venture 2018 in Oshkosh, WI was represented by Chief Pilot Luke McGrath, Director of Training Matthew Mattison, President / Director of Ops Steve Altnau, HR Recruiter Tracy Harris, MRC/QC Administrator Timothy Phillip, and First Officer James Nizinski

Thank you to the MKE set up / take down crew who did an awesome job getting us ready!

James Nizinski First Officer in San Juan Puerto Rico …shared “EAA was hands down a success. It truly seems that the secret of Air Cargo Carriers is rapidly spreading. With multiple interested pilots stating “Air Cargo Carriers is the best offer here for those looking to build a successful career” it shows we are progressing in the right direction. I was thankful to meet as well as work alongside Tracy who really created the spark amongst career tent visitors and I was proud to not only represent ACC, but represent the Puerto Rico pilot force who works very hard to keep our customers happy”.

Tracy Harris HR Recruiter…shares “It was exciting to see the looks on inquirers faces when we all shared about working at Air Cargo Carriers, LLC.  I am excited to keep letting people know we are there and want solid talent to work for us!”
Our next Career event will be announced soon!  Check back often!

RACCA applauds Congressional legislators for pilot safety initiatives

The Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA) has applauded efforts by Congressional legislators moving to expand training options for pilots to improve safety and address the crisis facing small- and medium-sized communities and airlines resulting from the growing pilot shortage.

The move comes as part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization legislation following new training requirements which were imposed by the FAA in the wake of both regional and large carrier accidents to improve pilot capabilities during unusual flight regimes.

“This is progress toward enhancing safety while addressing the pilot shortage which threatens the $121 billion in economic activity small- and medium-sized communities brings to local economies,” commented RACCA’s President, Stan Bernstein. “These communities have largely been ignored in the debate and it is heartening to know they are now being considered by legislators. The suggestions by Senator John Thune (R-SD) and Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Sam Graves (R-MO) shows this is a bipartisan effort to save community air service while preserving aviation safety.”

Thune offered an amendment to the FAA reauthorization bill, passed by the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, to expand the credit for pilot training beyond the college and military arena toward the 1,500 hours they need to take the right seat of a commercial aircraft.

“The amendment would allow prospective pilots to receive credit toward flight-hour requirements if taking structured and disciplined training courses, if completion of those training courses will enhance safety more than unstructured accumulation of flight hours,” explained Thune.

RACCA’s Chair, Tim Komberec, added, “During the recent World Training Conference, chief pilots and airlines from legacy carriers to cargo operators reported on the deterioration of pilot skills that happens during the time between college graduation and being hired by an airline. This confirms concerns the industry has been raising for years that the 1,500-hour rule actually has had a negative impact on safety.

“Across the board these aviation professionals expressed deep concerns about the pilot shortage and how it will affect their hiring and their operations. We have to have new solutions that provide high-quality pilot training and hours building. These legislative moves show not only how important the issue is but how communities have been impacted,” Komberec concluded.

Representative Graves offered a similar amendment to Thune in the House reauthorization bill and DeFazio asked whether questions raised by the Colgan accident that prompted the so-called 1,500-hour rule were on point, since both pilots in that accident had many more hours than that required by the rule.

“There are people who have enough hours but who are incompetent,” said DeFazio in a Politico report. “So, I think, at some point, we’ve got to take a really hard look at how we are testing and quantify real capabilities in terms of flying as opposed to just hours because, you know, someone can just go up and circle around in a plane and get hours.”

DeFazio stopped short of having Congress take on the task of dictating the definition of good training and called for an FAA review of training that assures a pilot is competent beyond simply hours. Both the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board have rejected minimum hours as an appropriate metric for determining the skill of a pilot.

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Air Cargo Carriers wants to Meet You at the 2017 EAA AIRVENTURE Oshkosh, Wisconsin!

Meet Air Cargo Carriers at Booth #C21

Meet Air Cargo Carriers at Booth #C21

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Air Cargo Carriers Attends Women In Aviation 2017 Annual Conference

Interviewing a Potential First Officer

The 2017 Women in Aviation Conference held in Lake Buena Vista, FL in March was another first for Air Cargo Carriers.

In attendance as an Exhibitor, Air Cargo Carriers was among approximately 4,500 attendees along with some of the brightest students, who were Scholarship winners, to the Inspiring WASP Hall of Fame Inductees.

Over the course of the 4 day event, we talk with over 200 visitors to our Exhibit Booth each day about Who Air Cargo Carriers Is and Why Air Cargo Carriers Is a Career Option. Chief Pilot Luke McGrath held multiple In Person Interviews for eager job seekers and our team was also able to network with industry peers.

 

Interviewing a Potential First Officer

Chief Pilot Luke McGrath interviews a candidate

The next Career Event/ Industry Expo Air Cargo Carriers is scheduled to exhibit at is the 2017 EAA Fly In at Oshkosh, WI, July 24 – 30, 2017.

Know anyone that will be attending and/or looking for work in Aviation… send them over to Booth C21 to say “HI”; we would love to meet them!

Happy Memorial Day!

Air Cargo Carriers LLC Wishes All A Happy Memorial Day!

Honor the Brave Memorial Day 2017

Air Cargo Carriers, LLC. on May 26th, 2017

Monday, May 29th 2017 is Memorial Day.  Here are some interesting facts about this Federal Holiday!

How did the Memorial Day Holiday Originate?
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans founded in Decatur, Illinois, established it as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers.
By the 20th century, competing Union and Confederate holiday traditions, celebrated on different days, had merged, and Memorial Day eventually extended to honor all Americans who died while in the military service.
It marks the start of the unofficial summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end. (Source: Wikipedia)
What does the Poppy Stand For?  
“In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie…

In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow

In Flanders fields.”

Poem by John McCrea

Remembrance Poppy

 Canadian Remembrance Poppy

Some Other Interesting Memorial Day Facts: 

On Memorial Day, the flag of the United States is raised briskly to the top of the staff and then solemnly lowered to the half-staff position, where it remains only until noon. It is then raised to full-staff for the remainder of the day.

The half-staff position remembers the more than one million men and women who gave their lives in service of their country. At noon, their memory is raised by the living, who resolve not to let their sacrifice be in vain, but to rise up in their stead and continue the fight for liberty and justice for all.  (Source:  Wikipedia)
Air Cargo Carriers, LLC Wishes All A Happy Memorial Day!

May 26th, 2017

ACC Purchases Another 2 Shorts 360’s

ACC Purchases another 2 Shorts 360’s. One will be delivered to our Puenta Gorda, FL (KPGD) maintenance base and the other will be flown to our primary base in Milwaukee, WI (KMKE).  Both aircrafts will be gone over from tip to tail and will be ready for service in 45 days. If you are in need of additional lift, short or long term please contact us at:  /Contact.aspx.