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by LWTwr
Wed May 14, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Question for the YMM FSS
Replies: 44
Views: 2325

Re: Question for the YMM FSS

Sorry, boys 'n girls. I've been away for a week. woxof, no I really coudln't care less if you've made more than me. This isn't a competition. I know, I know... you wanted that to bother me. Sorry ;) Better luck next time. To answer your question, OFP was $5k, not not 1k and EDP+OT at 2x makes up the...
by LWTwr
Sun May 11, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Question for the YMM FSS
Replies: 44
Views: 2325

Re: Question for the YMM FSS

Exactly like Sulako said, low grade towers and FSS are paid similar amounts but the top end of ATC is exponentially higher than FSS. My last year in a Grade 1 tower I pulled in 90k with a lil' overtime and I've only got 4 years in. I had no idea FSS were making that kind of money. I'll be sure to m...
by LWTwr
Sat May 10, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Question for the YMM FSS
Replies: 44
Views: 2325

Re: Question for the YMM FSS

LOL
well. good for you.

now anybody here from YMM?
by LWTwr
Sat May 10, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Question for the YMM FSS
Replies: 44
Views: 2325

Re: Question for the YMM FSS

On principle? LOL
I think you'd be hard pressed to find an FSS who wouldn't accept some retraining for a 50-100% pay raise and reduced hours.

But my question remains... how is actually working there?
by LWTwr
Sat May 10, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Question for the YMM FSS
Replies: 44
Views: 2325

Re: Question for the YMM FSS

While I completely understand that frame of mind, I'm wondering if they're weighing that against the uhhh... 'joy' of living in YMM with its long winters and mega-expensive real estate market. We've all heard the horror stories, I'm sure.
by LWTwr
Sat May 10, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Question for the YMM FSS
Replies: 44
Views: 2325

Question for the YMM FSS

What's the general feel about the recent announcement? Are any of the current staff hoping to x-train or are you all awaiting your ticket outbound?
by LWTwr
Sat May 10, 2008 8:11 am
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: YVR IFR
Replies: 12
Views: 2424

Re: YVR IFR

If you find that frustrating, imagine how the guys on the seniority bid list feel seeing guys come off the street and get in ahead of them.
It's all relative.
by LWTwr
Sat May 10, 2008 8:10 am
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: 2 weeks still no call after aptitude testing..+ a question
Replies: 21
Views: 1455

Re: 2 weeks still no call after aptitude testing..+ a question

Good luck on the second time around, but don't get your hopes up too high.I've seen a few guys get tunnel vision on getting into ATC when they could've been out achieving a career more appropriate to their skills. Don't let that happen to you! ...but seriously, good luck on round 2, NavCanada MIGHT ...
by LWTwr
Fri May 09, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: ATC encounters
Replies: 87
Views: 94316

Re: ATC encounters

Doom2: Centre, we're requesting FL350. ZQM Radar: Doom2, climb FL350. ZQM data controller in background "what? you're going to have to move three guys to make that work?!" ZQM radar: I'm not saying 'no' to a guy who carries nukes, calls himself "DOOM" and happens to be overhead. --------------------...

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