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by ba31pilot
Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 401
Views: 74082

Re: Westwind

gwagen, Before you go ahead and anoint yourself judge, jury and executioner, maybe we should let the TSB do their investigation. While this was a terrible accident and now a very sad tragedy with the addition of a fatality, let the outcome be determined by professionals. The couch potato peanut gall...
by ba31pilot
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Corporate
Topic: Who owns Vancouver Global C-GHSW operated by SkyService based Millionaire YVR
Replies: 4
Views: 4745

Re: Who owns Vancouver Global C-GHSW operated by SkyService based Millionaire YVR

Skyservice is not the owner. They simply hold the management contract and lease agreement. Common for all management companies.
by ba31pilot
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: BC Charters
Replies: 5
Views: 1443

Re: BC Charters

I know that Anderson Air uses Sovereigns and Falcons now for charter work out of the Landmark FBO. You could try them to see if they can accommodate your needs.
by ba31pilot
Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: FAA Aviation Medical Examiners
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: FAA Aviation Medical Examiners

There are quite a few CAME's at Ultima Medical in Richmond. I believe you can get a FAA medical there.
by ba31pilot
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Filing IFR with no alternate
Replies: 14
Views: 3352

Re: Filing IFR with no alternate

As was mentioned, you can file a no alternate IFR flight plan. However, you need Ops Spec 83 to be approved on your OC. Here is the link to the wording:

https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/ ... 3-1338.htm
by ba31pilot
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1149
Views: 300222

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

tdk, In my experience, it took one week to hear back from HR after my video interview. My in person interview was approx two weeks after that. Am still waiting for a response, but a friend heard back within 10 days of his in person interview. Hope this helps. Did your friend get a good news ? Cause...
by ba31pilot
Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: The Air Canada OTS thread
Replies: 1149
Views: 300222

Re: The Air Canada OTS thread

tdk,

In my experience, it took one week to hear back from HR after my video interview. My in person interview was approx two weeks after that.

Am still waiting for a response, but a friend heard back within 10 days of his in person interview.

Hope this helps.
by ba31pilot
Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Air Canada Medical
Replies: 28
Views: 15504

Re: Air Canada Medical

If you are currently a type 2 diabetic (still holding a valid Cat 1 medical) are you able to pass the Air Canada medical?
by ba31pilot
Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Corporate
Topic: After SAIT, business jet work? Sunwest Aviation, Aurora
Replies: 2
Views: 5019

Re: After SAIT, business jet work? Sunwest Aviation, Aurora

You can also check out SkyService, Air Partners (Aircraft Works is the AMO I believe) and AirSprint. All have bases in Calgary.
by ba31pilot
Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Rotation Jobs
Replies: 9
Views: 5533

Re: Rotation Jobs

West Wind has a rotation again for the King Air's out of Stony.
by ba31pilot
Sat Aug 06, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Corporate
Topic: Global 7000
Replies: 4
Views: 7825

Global 7000

Great news for the corporate side of flying!

http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/ ... light-year
by ba31pilot
Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Pacific Coastal
Replies: 0
Views: 1842

Pacific Coastal

Anyone have any insight into PasCo's Captain wages, working conditions and benefits?

Thanks.
by ba31pilot
Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: West Wind takeover of Transwest
Replies: 12
Views: 5476

West Wind takeover of Transwest

Have heard that West Wind has bought out Transwest. Any truth to this rumour? Any pilot layoffs as a result of the merger if it has happened?
by ba31pilot
Wed Nov 04, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Air Canada interview
Replies: 3
Views: 2064

Re: Air Canada interview

Horizon, not that this is helpful to you. But, would you mind telling me if you are on the PML at Jazz or are you an external candidate?
by ba31pilot
Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:44 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Pathways to an FO job
Replies: 19
Views: 5853

Re: Pathways to an FO job

Morning Kenton, Good for you for asking the questions before jumping in. I was in the same boat when I transitioned to aviation. I was 30 yrs old with a family and a full time job. I went the instructor route because it gave me an opportunity to build hours working part time while still keeping my r...
by ba31pilot
Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:04 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Brake Pressure .................. Check
Replies: 35
Views: 2580

Re: Brake Pressure .................. Check

Two things to add: 1. We had a brake failure on final in a JetStream 31 once. The check was in the checklist...was sure good to be able to warn the ground crew we'd be without normal brakes. 2. On the Cessna jets, a brake check IS in the Cessna checklist. I don't believe this holds true though for t...
by ba31pilot
Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Suncor flight dept shutting down?
Replies: 58
Views: 15156

Re: Suncor flight dept shutting down?

What I have been hearing is that the Suncor flt dept is not shutting down. Suncor appears to be consolidating all of their subcharter work with one company...namely WestJet. All of the smaller carriers they have been using will now be replaced with one carrier.
by ba31pilot
Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: WestJet Mainline/Encore Hiring pool
Replies: 528
Views: 196604

Re: WestJet Mainline/Encore Hiring pool

JTrain, the Oct 19 GS is still happening. I have a friend who was notified 10 days ago or so that he was in that class.
by ba31pilot
Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Montair / No pay?
Replies: 29
Views: 4365

Re: Montair / No pay?

I am not sure qualifications you have, but why not look at Orca? They seem to hire lots of low timers as direct entry FO's on the HO, fly lots of hours each month and they actually pay their employees (not much maybe, but at least regularly!). I have never worked for Orca personally, but have a coup...
by ba31pilot
Sun Jul 26, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: Corporate
Topic: IATRA required to fly a 604 registered aircraft?
Replies: 11
Views: 6153

Re: IATRA required to fly a 604 registered aircraft?

If the aircraft you are flying is certified single pilot (e.g. the King Air 200), the Captain does not require an ATPL nor does the First Officer require an IATRA.
by ba31pilot
Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: AirSprint Fleet Transition
Replies: 279
Views: 77140

Re: AirSprint Fleet Transition

Thanks for the information!
by ba31pilot
Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: AirSprint Fleet Transition
Replies: 279
Views: 77140

Re: AirSprint Fleet Transition

I would like to ask a question. With regards to the recent postings, is there a timeline as to when calls will be going out to candidates for interviews? I would also like to add the comment as to how much ALL of us appreciate the openness and the constant feedback that your company has been providi...
by ba31pilot
Sat Jun 20, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Getting a CDN A/C painted state side
Replies: 12
Views: 1098

Re: Getting a CDN A/C painted state side

We have had a few aircraft painted at Duncan Aviation in Battle Creek, MI. Might be worth looking at them if you that is close enough for you.
by ba31pilot
Tue Jun 16, 2015 10:58 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Anderson Air
Replies: 1
Views: 1228

Anderson Air

Just wondering if anyone has heard from Anderson Air regarding their posting they had out in May? The closing date was June 1.

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