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by Gyroscopic
Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Loud Pop, Vibration and Partial Power Loss C172
Replies: 17
Views: 3615

Re: Loud Pop, Vibration and Partial Power Loss C172

Not under normal circumstances, in any other case, if a piston is striking a stuck open exhaust valve... "A lot more expensive" is an understatement, LOL
by Gyroscopic
Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: DASH- 8 gurus opinion
Replies: 5
Views: 2009

Re: DASH- 8 gurus opinion

Temperatures won't have anything to do with it... You said it yourself, same bird 3 times in 6 months.. First place I would look is your oleo servicing practices post replacement... It's been done wrong 3 times in a row now and you've got the numbers to prove it!!

Good luck!
by Gyroscopic
Thu Apr 09, 2015 5:54 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Flying colors
Replies: 2
Views: 1501

Flying colors

Anyone have any comment regarding flying colours? What are the pay/benefits like?
Working conditions?
by Gyroscopic
Mon May 27, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Future AME Discouraged
Replies: 259
Views: 122640

Re: Future AME Discouraged

You both make very good arguments, to me it would only make sence to pay for it yourself as a contractor, that way it gets you more work in the long run, probably a bit more money and is all a tax write off.. All that being said, put 15 grand in my pocket, and and Vegas idea will n doubt have jumped...
by Gyroscopic
Sun May 26, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Future AME Discouraged
Replies: 259
Views: 122640

Re: Future AME Discouraged

Seamus, you make a very good point, and I aswell as many other in the industry I'm sure would LOVE to fork out the 5 grand for an engine course, the 10 grand for a type course.. But with the wage im currently earning as an AME I can hardly make it through the month.. Rent/groceries/gas/insurance plu...
by Gyroscopic
Thu May 09, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Rotational Shifts AME apprentice
Replies: 5
Views: 1250

Re: Rotational Shifts AME apprentice

You can always head up and get wasted for 3 weeks in northern Quebec with the boys at air Inuit for 12 bucks an hour, they're screaming for green apprentices!
by Gyroscopic
Sun Dec 26, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: NTD specialist?
Replies: 6
Views: 1231

Re: NTD specialist?

thanks alot guys!

currently in ontario but willing to relocate so anything will do!
by Gyroscopic
Fri Dec 24, 2010 5:21 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: NTD specialist?
Replies: 6
Views: 1231

NTD specialist?

Hey guys,

A friend of mine has all her weld inspection tickets and certification for most of the different types of NDT testing..

Was wondering if any of you know any companies who do NDT on aircraft and what requirements might be needed to be considered for hire??

thanks alot!

Gyro
by Gyroscopic
Sun Oct 24, 2010 11:36 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Info on becoming an AME
Replies: 7
Views: 888

Re: Info on becoming an AME

E (Avionics) course at Canadore is 2 years not 1.
by Gyroscopic
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: AME career
Replies: 50
Views: 2350

Re: AME career

Actually, Patricia Richard no i WASNT giving advice on the industry based on my own experiences, i was in fact however trying to give withers a little advice from a FELLOW STUDENT.. you know, us.. the young guys, who dont know anything at all.. Withers, If you like airplanes/birds.. go for it, the c...
by Gyroscopic
Thu Jan 28, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: AME career
Replies: 50
Views: 2350

Re: AME career

Ramp rat: just tryin to give him another perspective from someone who is doing what withers is considering.. and, correct me if im wrong.. but most of what i said is pretty bang on no?
by Gyroscopic
Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: AME career
Replies: 50
Views: 2350

Re: AME career

Hey all, I am graduating from a maintenance program in a couple months and have been on the prowl searching for an apprenticeship anywhere i can for rotary or fixed. I have been applying all over canada and to many companies who do overseas work, although i havent had any bites yet im still confiden...
by Gyroscopic
Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:26 pm
Forum: Helicopter Forum
Topic: Apprentice Helicopter AME
Replies: 0
Views: 1605

Apprentice Helicopter AME

Hey all, Ill be graduating from Canadore in May, and i've just started looking for companies to apply to for work on helicopters. Id love to be out in the bush, anywhere in western or northern Canada, or even overseas if possible. Reason for the thread is to see if any of you have any suggestions as...

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