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by oneill10999
Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??
Replies: 60
Views: 4077

Re: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??

Quick!!! Someone gt this guy a paper bag before he passes out!!!! Listen I have 400 hours and I am 32. I plan on being with a larger carrier by the time I am 36 and if you can't live on 60-80 G a year doing something as awesome as flying everyday then tell me how the poor prick working at Wal Mart ...
by oneill10999
Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:45 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??
Replies: 60
Views: 4077

Re: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??

You guys/gals.... are really starting to scare me..... it sounds like almost 80% of you, wish you never chose aviation for a career? Is there no passion for the flying? or is it really that bad, that your passion is gone???????? :(
by oneill10999
Thu Nov 20, 2008 8:33 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??
Replies: 60
Views: 4077

Re: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??

Is this the reality of the situation in aviation, no matter what route you take, for real? RCMP wage: Year 1 45k Year 2 55k Year 3 65k Then around 70k for next 7 years gives you $655 000 Now give Gov half you have $327 000 Have a nice house mostly paid off and your own little C172 at the airport to ...
by oneill10999
Thu Nov 20, 2008 8:31 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??
Replies: 60
Views: 4077

Re: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??

I dont Understand what you mean by this at all?...... Please elaborate. The reason i ask, is bc im getting into aviatin to have an exciting and travel oriented career.... not the same old Sh*t different day job..... Dude ! either you're in or you're out. And more importantly, don't have high expecta...
by oneill10999
Wed Nov 19, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??
Replies: 60
Views: 4077

WHAT THE H*LL AM I SIGNING UP FOR??

OK, guys My brain is being eaten alive by stress right now... Like seriously... I think im going to have an anneurism! I just decided to go to flight school at age 26, shell out the 60,000$ (ie. go in debt) Soooo Im just wondering , what am i sigining up for here??.... STRAIGHT UP.... I need the goo...
by oneill10999
Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:01 pm
Forum: Helicopter Forum
Topic: Helicopters or Fixed Wing???
Replies: 13
Views: 4676

Re: Helicopters or Fixed Wing???

Holy... SH*T!! that is wild..... DOes it take the sameammount of time in fixed wing? and is the pay as bad?
It was 5yrs working seasonal ground crew jobs before i got a flying position.[/quote]
by oneill10999
Sun Nov 16, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Helicopter Forum
Topic: Helicopters or Fixed Wing???
Replies: 13
Views: 4676

Helicopters or Fixed Wing???

Im just about to get into my flight training. My whole life i have been focussed on fixed wing aircraft, and now feel as if i may have not given helicopters enough thought. So i have 2 questions for all of yah. if you dont mind? 1.) why would one choose a career in flying choppers over fixed wing? o...
by oneill10999
Sun Nov 16, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: average monthly salary for a flight instructor?
Replies: 20
Views: 7950

Re: average monthly salary for a flight instructor?

Do most schools give a base salry?
by oneill10999
Sun Nov 16, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Ramp jobs: Buffalo Airways vs Air Tindi
Replies: 43
Views: 6562

Re: Ramp jobs: Buffalo Airways vs Air Tindi

This is probably a really dumb question, but im new to all of this. Are you saying that it was way better to get a job flying in alberta as opposed to northern canada? and secondly, Where did you move? you said the dark continent... im preety sure i know which one this is.. but to be sure where is t...
by oneill10999
Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: This can't be good
Replies: 32
Views: 3263

Re: This can't be good

Sooooo, should i be gong to FLight school in JAnuary 2009, with the intention of graduating in jan 2010.... So ill be fresh out of pilot school in a year and a half from now.... IS the market going to be startying to rebuild by then?? WHat do you guys think? Ive been trying to become a pilot for alo...
by oneill10999
Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: A, B , C or D....TOO INstruct or NOT TOO INSTRUCT..hmmmm???
Replies: 20
Views: 1237

Re: A, B , C or D....TOO INstruct or NOT TOO INSTRUCT..hmmmm???

So the general feeling im getting here.... is that .... Instructing is NOT the way too go if i want to break into Multi IFR time building as quickly as possibe (ie make Myself a valuable pilot to companies in the air industry/ advance faster). It seems to me, that the general consensus is to move no...
by oneill10999
Mon Sep 29, 2008 7:22 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Easy way to get a job.
Replies: 2
Views: 944

Re: Easy way to get a job.

Your right on the $$.... And some of them are comming from MFC.... Graduates from this training have been immediately hired after an intensive 12-month course and are now flying jet transport aircraft for a number of airlines around the world. :roll: those are chinese with a 35 years training bond :...
by oneill10999
Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: A, B , C or D....TOO INstruct or NOT TOO INSTRUCT..hmmmm???
Replies: 20
Views: 1237

A, B , C or D....TOO INstruct or NOT TOO INSTRUCT..hmmmm???

Hello everyone! Once again, i require the wisdom of the experts who have lived it, smelt it, and breathed it. Upon completion of your Commercial, Multi, IFR (1).... Do the boys suggest...... A) Apply for a regional (ie. PE air, Provincial ,etc etc)... Work the ramp/dispatch for a year.... and wait f...
by oneill10999
Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: A, B , C or D....TOO INstruct or NOT TOO INSTRUCT..hmmmm???
Replies: 2
Views: 445

A, B , C or D....TOO INstruct or NOT TOO INSTRUCT..hmmmm???

Hello everyone! ;) Once again, i require the wisdom of the experts who have lived it, smelt it, and breathed it. Upon completion of your Commercial, Multi, IFR (1).... Do the boys suggest...... A) Apply for a regional (ie. PE air, Provincial ,etc etc)... Work the ramp/dispatch for a year.... and wai...
by oneill10999
Mon Sep 29, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????
Replies: 15
Views: 1004

Re: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????

Thankyou, Thats the thing... After 2 years of flying , I will prob have the 1500 hours for the ATPL... so the question is... do i pay an extra 6000$ to get the integrated ICPL.... as opposed to the CPL.... but for that extra 6000$ , I have an ATPL written completed and frozen, which is automatically...
by oneill10999
Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????
Replies: 15
Views: 1004

Re: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????

Yeah, i totally get what you guys are saying. I'd say im preety good for studying, I graduated Summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts, from Saint MArys university. Is my degree even goona make a difference??? I got it (the degree) to apply for the Canadian Air force as a pilot(thats literally the o...
by oneill10999
Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:44 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???
Replies: 30
Views: 8960

Re: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???

Great point!! .... How long are you only getting payed $20,000 for?? how long does it take to actually move to the next pay level? what is pay if you go ramp, then F/o?....whats the ramp pay for the year? and then after the 20K, whats the next level? Yes PEair does not pay well however. 20K is all s...
by oneill10999
Sat Sep 27, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????
Replies: 15
Views: 1004

Re: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????

Yeah, thats what i was worried about if i only did 200 hours of ground school in the mod course(as compared to the 400 hrs in the integrated).... That i would end up shelling out a bunch more money for private lessons/briefings from an instructor because i wouldnt understand a lot of the stuff that ...
by oneill10999
Sat Sep 27, 2008 9:22 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???
Replies: 30
Views: 8960

Re: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???

ohhh, damnnn.... So how long did you have to ramp for with PE air before getting into F/O position?? and how much do you generally make when ramping?? and do they not pay you well, when you start flying?? Cheers ;) Nope, I was a ramp rat. But making no money and ramping to pay for trainnig and make ...
by oneill10999
Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????
Replies: 15
Views: 1004

Re: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????

Thankyou.... really ;)
AuxBatOn wrote:Take my opinion for what it's worth... A company won't ask you "How many ground school hours do you have?"
by oneill10999
Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:29 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: 200 Hours or 400 hours....????
Replies: 15
Views: 1004

200 Hours or 400 hours....????

Ok, soooooo, heres one for yah.... For 45,000$, inlcudong fuel surcharge... I can get My commercial/Multi/IFR group 1... with 200 hours flight time and 200 hours ground school...at MFC (moncton flight college) in a modular program. I can also, for the same 45,000$ get the exact same licenses as abov...
by oneill10999
Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???
Replies: 30
Views: 8960

Re: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???

haha lol ;)...... whyyy??? is PE AIR shiaat to work for?...or are you just dead against ramp work, and think just get right into flying?
just curious wrote:Instruct. Tell PEI air to pound.
by oneill10999
Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???
Replies: 30
Views: 8960

Re: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???

Thanks guys, really thankyou..... Yeah the ATP's is what i was worried about the most.... On that note... Whats a better idea upon graduating in all of your guys oppinions..... Do u guys Think that a guy should work Ramp for a year to get on as an F/O with a company? ie PE air? ....... orrrr should ...
by oneill10999
Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:31 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???
Replies: 30
Views: 8960

Re: Frozen ATPL....WOrth IT???

Yeahh, thats exactly what MFC told me. That i have it frozen (the ATPL) for 5 years... andd if i hit 1500 hours within 45 years of graduating than my Frozen ATPL will be activated. If i do not hit 1500 hours before 5 years, than I have to rewrite my ATPL all over again once i do hit 1500 hours, and ...
by oneill10999
Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: I have a great deal of aviation experience in:
Topic: Well, I'm not really an expert on anything...
Replies: 6
Views: 2396

Re: Well, I'm not really an expert on anything...

Hello, , i need your Mentoring and wisdom . I need some advice and some wisdom on this one, and only someone who has lived it can provide the answer to this Sticky little question haha ..... At MFC(moncton flight college), you can pay, $45,000 to do a 1 year integrated program, and receive your Comm...

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