Paul Templeton’s Regional Airline Pilot Jobs Blog

ATP’s Latest Airline Placements

Bojan Fredotovic, Corporate Operator

Corporate Operator hired ATP grad Bojan Fredotovic in June, 2014.

Victor Resendez, Corporate Operator

Corporate Operator hired ATP grad Victor Resendez in June, 2014.

Clint Bond, ExpressJet

ExpressJet hired ATP grad Clint Bond in June, 2014.

Walter Davey, Great Lakes Airlines

Great Lakes Airlines hired ATP grad Walter Davey in June, 2014.

PSA Airlines Comes to ATP Jacksonville to Hire Pilots

ATP welcomed our regional airline partner PSA Airlines to our Jacksonville Florida Headquarters to speak to pilots gathered there to hear about PSA’s recent acquisition of 30 new CRJ 900 Aircraft. It was also an opportunity for these pilots to interview with PSA Manager of Recruiting Michael Douglas as well as PSA Vice President Randy […]

PSA Airlines Coming to ATP Jacksonville for Recruiting Event July 19th and 20th

ATP’s Recruiting Partner PSA Airlines is sending their executives to ATP’s Headquarters in Jacksonville Florida to speak with our Instructors and Students about flying PSA’s new 76-seat CRJ900s in the near future. PSA Vice President of Operations Randy Fusi will join his Director of Recruiting Mike Douglas in addressing an assembly of ATP personnel as […]

Republic Airlines Brings Embraer RJ to ATP-Phoenix

Republic Airlines flew an Embraer 145 painted in United Continental colors into ATP’s Flight Training Center at Mesa-Gateway airport in Phoenix and put it on display for the Instructors and Students there to look over. Republic is hoping that the jet appeals to them and that they will join Republic to fly even bigger and […]

Endeavor Air to Delta Hiring Program is a Glimpse into the Future

As I mentioned last week, Endeavor Air is partnering with parent company Delta Air Lines to attract the best pilots to both carriers with a new hiring program. Beginning June 15, the new Endeavor-to-Delta Pilot Hiring and Commitment Program (EtD Commitment) will use Delta’s rigorous hiring protocol to insure that every new Endeavor pilot will […]

Is Part 135 the new Regional?

I reported in an earlier post that I had attended the yearly meeting of the Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA) in Phoenix Arizona. While there I learned a lot about the airlines that make up RACCA and the new place they have taken in the airline industry in the US. Did you like this? […]

ATP Sends One of Its Best to the US Navy

ATP has seen graduates of its Airline Career Pilot Program gravitate to great flying jobs in every part of aviation, including proudly flying for the best military in the world. Lieutenant(JG) John McFerren is just such an aviator who is also an old friend of mine and he wrote to me to let me know […]

Road-Map From Student to Airline Pilot

I travel around the United States talking with all kinds of people who are interested in aviation. Some of the most enjoyable conversations are with people who want to fly airplanes for a living, and are looking for answers to their questions about how to get there. When I am asked these questions I often […]

Join ATP at Women in Aviation 2014

Representatives of ATP will be attending the 25th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference which will be held from Thursday, March 6 through Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Orlando, FL. This year’s Conference will take place at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. We will be looking forward to being part of the event which focuses on […]

World needs pilots! Record Growth Leads to Record Need.

CNN is airing a report today on the pilot shortage which is affecting the Global Airline Industry. Since the expansion of the airline industry across the globe has strongly affected the industry in the United States and ATP is at the forefront in providing solutions for the industry in the United States I thought I […]

General Aviation Aircraft Shipments Took Off in 2013

Prospects are finally looking up for pilots aspiring to fly in Corporate Aviation, or in other well paying segments of General Aviation. Here at ATP we have experienced high attrition rates among our Instructors who have been leaving our ranks early, well below the 1500 hours of experience required to fly for the airlines, to […]

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Paul Templeton ATP Regional Jet Director

Paul Templeton is ATP's Regional Jet Program Director, and a regular contributor to His extensive experience in the Regional Airline environment gives him insight into the continually changing status of the industry. He served as Captain for 12 years at Piedmont Airlines and was also Chairman of the Master Executive Council for ALPA, representing Piedmont Airlines.


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