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by jp7500
Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Summit Air Ramp Wait
Replies: 10
Views: 3352

Re: Summit Air Ramp Wait

Received a call 2 weeks ago from this company, I was told 1.5-2 year wait.
by jp7500
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Summit Air current ramp wait times (1.5-2 yrs.)
Replies: 14
Views: 3591

Re: Summit Air current ramp wait times (1.5-2 yrs.)

Is this a common problem with most of the larger operators in the north? 1.5-2 years is a long time to wait for a position to open up.
by jp7500
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Pilot in Waiting
Replies: 14
Views: 2482

Re: Pilot in Waiting

1.5-2yrs wait on the ground working for Ledcor. Spoke with there HR rep this week.
by jp7500
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Summit Air current ramp wait times (1.5-2 yrs.)
Replies: 14
Views: 3591

Summit Air current ramp wait times (1.5-2 yrs.)

Just wondering if this is how long people are currently waiting for flying positions in other parts of the country?
by jp7500
Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:15 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Westwind Saskatoon Interview?
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

Re: Westwind Saskatoon Interview?

I had an interview with them in July 2012 and it seemed to go very well, i was sent a rejection letter roughly a week later. They called me the first week of December and i have been showwing up in person with a resume in hand regulary since so they don't forget about me when they start interviewing...
by jp7500
Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Westwind Saskatoon Interview?
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

Re: Westwind Saskatoon Interview?

320 hrs, commercial multi IFR, flight dispatch exams(FDOPS FDMET) written and passed, i'm not applying for a flying position, my applications have been for flight dispatch, ground services, operations agent, and customer service.
by jp7500
Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Westwind Saskatoon Interview?
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

Westwind Saskatoon Interview?

Just wondering if anyone has any tips on getting hired with this company? Looking for any entry level job, have been there more than once in person with a c/v, and resume, i have also emailed as well. I received a call from them in early early December and was told i was on the short list but have h...
by jp7500
Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: INRAT Questions?
Replies: 38
Views: 6556

Re: INRAT Questions?

They should make it like the flight dispatch exams and put a proficiency level (1-5) next to each area to be studied. This would make it possible to spend more time on areas with information that is more relevant to your day to day operations and relevant to situations you're likely to encounter. So...
by jp7500
Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: INRAT Questions?
Replies: 38
Views: 6556

Re: INRAT Questions?

Thank you tbaylx and colonel sanders, i am studying for the exam and i did not ask for specific questions, i asked for questions, meaning topics to expect to be there etc. I recently wrote the generic flight dispatch exams with just information i studied in the aerocourse workbook and . books and pa...
by jp7500
Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: INRAT Questions?
Replies: 38
Views: 6556

Re: INRAT Questions?

Thank you very much for the reponse to my post, i am just looking for key areas to study rather than specific questions as i am aware there is more than 1 INRAT exam. I passed the exam in 2007 using the Aerocourse workbook and the . textbooks so i have done way more than my share of studying this in...
by jp7500
Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: INRAT Questions?
Replies: 38
Views: 6556

INRAT Questions?

Anybody write the INRAT recently? Any questions would be greatly appreciated.
by jp7500
Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Renewing Instrument Rating?
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Renewing Instrument Rating?

Just wondering if it would be worth renewing my instrument rating that expired June 2011? I am looking for comments from people who have a better idea of the job possibilties that are currently out there. I have 320hrs a valid medical and iATRA but an expired IFR. I did not find employment at the en...
by jp7500
Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: FLIGHT DISPATCHER TRAINING...???
Replies: 42
Views: 34595

Re: FLIGHT DISPATCHER TRAINING...???

Wrote the Operations exam a couple days ago and went home and put pen to paper of all questions i could remember. If you want to know what's on the exam i wrote or want them posted please let me know.
by jp7500
Mon Jul 12, 2010 10:04 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Calgary IFR Renewal for $599?
Replies: 9
Views: 1381

Re: Calgary IFR Renewal for $599?

Thanks to all that answered my question!!! Really appreciate it. Good luck to everyone that is looking for work.
by jp7500
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Calgary IFR Renewal for $599?
Replies: 9
Views: 1381

Calgary IFR Renewal for $599?

There was a banner ad for a company in Calgary offering IFR renewals for $599 a couple of months back.I haven't seen the ad since and i'm wondering if anyone here knows of the company and there web address?

Thanks
by jp7500
Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:01 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: IFR Renewal?
Replies: 9
Views: 1254

Re: IFR Renewal?

Thanks to all that responded, i appreciate all your opinions. Haven't made a decision on what i'll do yet but i'm sure it will be easier to decide based on what i've heard from you guys.

Thanks again
by jp7500
Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: IFR Renewal?
Replies: 9
Views: 1254

IFR Renewal?

Looking for advice on renewing an IFR rating that expires July 2010.Economic issues in late 2008 and through 2009 made it very difficult to find any work at all, i'm sure i am not the only one that found this to be true.I hear many pilots that were laid off over this time are getting back to work an...
by jp7500
Sun Aug 23, 2009 11:32 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: I'm Stuck
Replies: 77
Views: 3923

Re: I'm Stuck

Jobs for instructors become available on a fairly regular basis, i know of at least 2 instructors that have moved on within the last 6 months and this was when things didn't look like they could get much worse. You are just frustrated, don't give up because there will be improvement over the next ye...
by jp7500
Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Why am I getting such attitude when I call places??
Replies: 45
Views: 2602

Re: Why am I getting such attitude when I call places??

In response to Mattedfred and Scopiton and there opinion of AntiNaked Man, you guys are dead on, can't believe a professional pilot would post something like this!!! This post says alot about the maturity and professionalism of this character.

Good luck guys and to everyone that is searching,


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by jp7500
Fri Apr 24, 2009 3:37 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Central Mountain Air
Replies: 62
Views: 9156

Re: Central Mountain Air

I talked to the chief dispatcher who is also a pilot and there are currently 14-16 people waiting for positions to open up.There are better place to start your career that's for sure.
by jp7500
Fri Apr 24, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Central Mountain Air
Replies: 62
Views: 9156

Re: Central Mountain Air

I have the same experiance you do and i was told as long as 2 years working in the flight dispatch department for $11/hr with a chance to make up to $13/hr after 1 year with the company.
by jp7500
Thu Apr 16, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Any low time people finding work?
Replies: 76
Views: 6084

Re: Any low time people finding work?

Thanks for all the positive comments people!!!! This forum is a much nicer place to visit when there are good stories like this to read, would like to hear more.
by jp7500
Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:01 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Any low time people finding work?
Replies: 76
Views: 6084

Any low time people finding work?

Just wondering if there are people out there that have a positive story to tell about either landing a first job or having a call for an interview etc. Hoping to hear something positive for myself and others to read.
by jp7500
Sat Feb 07, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: IATRA questions
Replies: 45
Views: 55937

Re: IATRA questions

Hey guys, wrote IATRA 006-04 on Feb 06/09, i got 86% on the exam and have the following questions to share with you, many that you have seen already and a few new ones too. 1. ADIZ ETA penetration question, answer was +/- 5 NM. 2. Worst wing tip vorticies experianced from heavy slow moving aircraft ...
by jp7500
Mon Jun 23, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Daylight only commercial work?
Replies: 7
Views: 1051

Re: Daylight only commercial work?

Harry Hawker, Just wondering if you have had additional color tests like the Farnsworth D-15 test and the Lantern test, i know a guy that failed the book test they gave on a standard medical and had passed these additional tests and had his day VFR restriction lifted, just wondering if you have look...

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