Were you part of that massive firing a few years back; if so must have been a real downer!!!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comfficeffice" /><o></o> <o></o> And regarding flying jobs, I also hold a valid Instructor Rating. I trained my daughter under the condition that she would put a degree of some sort on the wall and not follow in the family footsteps, not to mention that even today women have it really rough on the flight deck...no matter what you hear about job equality and sexual harassment. And guess what most F/As will hate your guts! Also remember that your job depends partially on the praps or reviews you get from the Captains you fly with whether you are competent or not is not necessarily the issue. The saying "I'll take the ugly one Captain" comes to mind. Kiss ass and get along is part of the routine. Did I mention check rides every six months Fail too many times and back to charter flying you go.<o></o> Your doctor comes out of university and never has to re-qualify yet routinely holds your life in his hands <o></o> Done for now!