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anyone with or studying for an engineering degree

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by sc426hemi, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. Dec 15, 2009 at 5:53 AM
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    sc426hemi

    sc426hemi [OP] Well-Known Member

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    if anyone is studying any type of engineering degree or as one please PM me i have some questions i need to ask

    thanks
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  2. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    usmcgoose

    usmcgoose One shot is all I need

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    I have a Chemical Engineering degree.
     
  3. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:35 PM
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  4. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:37 PM
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  5. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:37 PM
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    08pretaco

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    im studying mechanical engineering technologies at asu, pm me if you got any questions or whatever
     
  6. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:39 PM
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    Field Service engineer. 3 years at Philips Training Center studying Cryogenics, electrical, mechanical engineering for MRIs after 2 years at an electrical engineering school
     
  7. Dec 15, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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  8. Dec 15, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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    eschmunk

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  9. Dec 15, 2009 at 11:01 PM
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    neslerrah

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    post your question. we can all chime in. i am currently studying for my finals...
     
  10. Dec 16, 2009 at 8:54 AM
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    sc426hemi

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    im wanting to get a degree in mechanical engineering or aeronautical engineering because that will hugely improve my chances of getting commissioned as a pilot. only problem is i currently deploy for 4 months every 4 months. im trying to figure out a way to still get the classes i need
     
  11. Jan 13, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    Joe Taco

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    I've got a some good friends that are pilots--only one of them has an engineering degree. One was an F-16 guy and his unit got changed to tankers, then he managed to get changed over to C-17's. He has a geography degree. Another friend was a C141 guy, xferred to C17's probably 10 years ago--he has a sociology degree. One more friend has a Civil Engineering degree and flies C-17's. They are all in the AF reserves (started as AD ) and they also all fly commerical (2-American Airlines and 1-SouthWest) Last guy I know has a marketing degree and about two years ago went in AD and is a flight engineer on a C17..moving to pilot.

    Also..they tell me the major carriers look more favorably on the cargo pilots when hiring. Through these guys I've met a ton of other pilots, and never knew one that was hired by the majors from being a fighter pilot. IMO I'd study harder for college and get better grades, then apply that study ability in flight school. They do learn some basic engineering stuff..but obviously, it's more fluids based. Besides, learning steam curves and FEA won't do much for figuring SOG calculations :).
     
  12. Jan 14, 2010 at 2:52 AM
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    usmcgoose

    usmcgoose One shot is all I need

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    The only point of a college degree is to prove you can learn. Most of the pilots I know as well don't have a technical or engineering degree. One actually has a journalism degree.
     
  13. Jan 19, 2010 at 8:30 PM
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    MotoXFreeStyle61

    MotoXFreeStyle61 Displaced Texan

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    Your degree is only a small part (very small) of your pilot PCSM score. I've had several friends graduate with pilot slots with degrees in Music, Philosophy, Business,etc.. the list goes on. In your case it would be how well your commander can talk about you. Being able to show the ability to learn quickly and on the spot is what really matters as opposed to book smarts. Sure I graduated with a mechanical engineering degree but I chose that route before I committed to the pilot selection process. Good Luck!
     
  14. Jan 19, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    HBMurphy

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  15. Feb 8, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    I have a mechancial engineering degree and a 2nd in Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering. Currently work as a project engineer/manager for an offshore drilling company fixing/upgrading offshore drilling rigs.
     
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