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by FighterPilot
Mon May 25, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: You need post secondary to work at CargoJet
Replies: 16
Views: 3595

Re: You need post secondary to work at CargoJet

They're already there. I know a handful of 767 guys/gals that are on LOAs from AC and went to Cargojet.
by FighterPilot
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: CAP GEN Amendments
Replies: 13
Views: 1425

Re: CAP JEN Amendments

It's CAP GEN as in General. Not Jen as in ex girlfriend Jen
by FighterPilot
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1725
Views: 454020

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

Most folks get the call within a week of their references getting called. The calls might not necessarily go out to the references for a few months.
by FighterPilot
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Socialized Bidding (Rouge)
Replies: 30
Views: 5769

Re: Socialized Bidding (Rouge)

As a junior pilot at AC I'm enjoying the socialized bidding at Rouge. My first year at the company and I got Xmas and New Years off. I had a "crappy" rest of my block but I was expecting and prepared for that. So far I've got practically all the days off I needed even during the summer. I'...
by FighterPilot
Thu Dec 26, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Hire me forum
Replies: 7
Views: 1184

Re: Hire me forum

I use it too look at resumes and learn what not to do. I’ve never seen so many bad resumes in one place.
by FighterPilot
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Sched
Replies: 4
Views: 1193

Re: Sched

True professionals spell it Schedule
by FighterPilot
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Air Canada Pay
Replies: 76
Views: 16084

Re: Air Canada Pay

Is 75-80k a year gross do-able for a first year AC FO with max overtime or am I dreaming? If you get on with Rouge and pick up a draft trip only once a month that would be very easy to do. Picking up a LAS turn at first year pay gets you just shy of $800 before tax. The whole OT thing is likely goi...
by FighterPilot
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Morningstar in Jackonville?
Replies: 3
Views: 1509

Re: Morningstar in Jackonville?

Charter for hurricane relief would be my guess.
by FighterPilot
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Swoop OTP
Replies: 8
Views: 3984

Re: Swoop OTP

Pat Ward and Emily Rae say they were scheduled to come home to Winnipeg Monday but found out their flight had been cancelled after a truck hit their airplane, damaging a propeller.
Interesting...
by FighterPilot
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Coffee in a Thermos and security
Replies: 10
Views: 3345

Re: Coffee in a Thermos and security

In Canada and in most countries, no problem working/dhing/commuting in uniform. In the UK, it's a problem. Thanks, that's what I figured... Leave it at home for the UK layovers. May I recommend something like this. https://www.sportchek.ca/product/gsi-commuter-javapress-blue-331810657.html?gclsrc=a...
by FighterPilot
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Coffee in a Thermos and security
Replies: 10
Views: 3345

Coffee in a Thermos and security

Getting really sick of the on board coffee and I'm looking at taking my own Thermos to bring my own coffee with me. I have a 1.9L Stanley, so it's a little on the large side and completely metal. Anyone have any problems with security, specifically internationally?
by FighterPilot
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: When do you think the 737 MAX will return to operation at Air Canada?
Replies: 28
Views: 10281

Re: When do you think the 737 MAX will return to operation at Air Canada?

Next poll: How long until AC dump the MAX and go with the NEO?
by FighterPilot
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: 703 to AC?
Replies: 11
Views: 3704

Re: 703 to AC?

Warden wrote: Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:57 pm
FighterPilot wrote: Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:25 pm
Victory wrote: Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:17 pm

Well if we are counting 703-705-AC then yes I came from 703 to AC.
Just to clarify I was flying “705 Bush Cargo” then went back to 703 MEDEVAC then AC.
So you had 705 time.
Exactly.
by FighterPilot
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: 703 to AC?
Replies: 11
Views: 3704

Re: 703 to AC?

I’ll pipe in. I came from 703 flying MEDEVAC to AC. I have an aviation diploma. Flew bush 705 for about 1000hrs. Interviewed Oct. and hired in March. I knew my chances we low but I was happy with where I was and in no particular rush. I feel I have been a bit of an anomaly. Knew friends in the insi...
by FighterPilot
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: 703 to AC?
Replies: 11
Views: 3704

Re: 703 to AC?

I’ll pipe in. I came from 703 flying MEDEVAC to AC. I have an aviation diploma. Flew bush 705 for about 1000hrs. Interviewed Oct. and hired in March. I knew my chances we low but I was happy with where I was and in no particular rush. I feel I have been a bit of an anomaly. Knew friends in the insid...
by FighterPilot
Wed May 08, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1725
Views: 454020

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

Taking a look at the May 6 PIT course. Looks like roughly:
16 Jazz
4 GGN
2 Sky Regional
1 Sunwing
1 Thunder
by FighterPilot
Tue May 07, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: King Air at Gillam, MB
Replies: 156
Views: 15985

Re: King Air at Gillam, MB

This got me thinking. If they were going YWG-YYQ, why didn’t they at some point say “Oh @#$!, we’re low on gas.” Divert to YTH which is on the way, get some gas then sheepishly explain their mistake to company.
by FighterPilot
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: YWG Commuting
Replies: 0
Views: 1514

YWG Commuting

I'm new to the commuting game and curious if anyone past or present had and tips or advice for someone new to commuting. I'll be YYZ based and recently I've been looking at the loads and most look oversold. Obviously the 737 MAX has a bit to do with this? Lets say you have a flight the next day what...
by FighterPilot
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1725
Views: 454020

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

Oxi wrote: Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:59 pm
FighterPilot wrote: Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:49 pm
MorePower! wrote: Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:23 am

Yep still waiting also. 4 weeks today
If you’ve passed the 4 week mark after interviewing that’s usually a good sign.
Folks have been rejected after 3 months and accepted after 3 and 1/2
Hence why I said usually.

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