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by ptc
Sun Mar 11, 2007 8:12 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Colorblind float pilot??
Replies: 11
Views: 1961

max1090for2,
you shouldnt have trouble getting a float rating here being colourblind. h

however i do know it can be a pain in the ass to convert to a Canadian licence...also unless you are a dual citizen will have to get a work visa
by ptc
Thu Mar 08, 2007 1:05 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Chances of landing a job?
Replies: 7
Views: 1873

thanks guys,
I have put my CV in with Wabusk, and have heard back already, have been told i will hear back in a week if I get chosen for an interview

does anyone have any info on them? wages, etc....
by ptc
Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Some changes in CPL flight test requirement
Replies: 6
Views: 982

Falken, I believe the 80 hour ground school must be a 'Commercial' ground school. So I do not think that doing 40 hours of Instrument ground school would count...best bet is to talk with your CFI
by ptc
Tue Mar 06, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Chances of landing a job?
Replies: 7
Views: 1873

Thnaks for the reply...I am more then willing to go where the jobs are
by ptc
Tue Mar 06, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Chances of landing a job?
Replies: 7
Views: 1873

Chances of landing a job?

Hey all, Wondering what you think my chances of landing an entry level FO job are. I have 750 Total, 45 multi, 60 float, also have a Class 3 Instrcutor rating... Iam currently in New Zealand but will be back in Canada in 2 weeks and will be instructing once I return. I have sent out my CV to about 5...
by ptc
Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: AC - 777 to fly on key Europe, Asia and South Pacific routes
Replies: 10
Views: 1680

Air New Zealand is starting up an Auckland to YVR run in November
by ptc
Sun Mar 04, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: UPS Cancels A380 Order
Replies: 1
Views: 886

UPS Cancels A380 Order

FYI...pulled this off of Pilot Career Centre news "Fri Mar 2, 2007 4:09pm ET By Tim Hepher and Scott Malone PARIS/BOSTON, March 2 (Reuters) - Troubled Airbus suffered its second blow in a week on Friday when the last customer for the freight version of its A380 superjumbo dropped the aircraft maker,...
by ptc
Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: the new language proficiency rating????
Replies: 26
Views: 3233

Sooo..how are they going to test all the pilots in Canada??? This reminds me of when I was living in the UK and they brought in an exam for immigration purposes for all those who were not born in the UK. A woman from Australia who had been living in England for 25 years somehow failed and was told s...
by ptc
Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Language Proficiency Rating
Replies: 3
Views: 365

Language Proficiency Rating

I have been reading about the new licence booklets we will be issued with over the next year or so and was wondering if anyone has any info on the language proficiency rating ?
by ptc
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Employment and Visa sponsorship
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Hey bokboy22 just so you know before you can even work as flight crew for a company you wil have to convert your licences and ratings to the Canadian equivalents. why dont you just apply for a work visa and then begin the whole conversion process. also i have to say i doubt a company will sponsor yo...
by ptc
Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:41 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Schools with DFTE's
Replies: 13
Views: 1584

Rockcliffe Flying Club has 3 DFTE's available to students at the club and Ottawa.

http://www.rfc.ca
by ptc
Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: XC Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1086

My understanding for XC time is that you can log anything that takes you 25NM or more from your departure airport. You do not have to land at another airport.

Good example is doing diversions with students and not landing anywhere but at your departure airport at the end of the flight
by ptc
Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:19 am
Forum: Internet and Computer Help
Topic: Norton Internet Security 2006 problem
Replies: 11
Views: 3564

I agree with Dust Devil..Norton products just eat up your system resources and cause more problems then they solve...
by ptc
Sun Jun 04, 2006 6:15 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: Illegal Immigration
Replies: 19
Views: 2200

my partner is a Kiwi and she had no luck in extending her work visa as HRDC said that her company didnt try hard enough to hire a Canadian..never mind the fact that we were planning on staying her so she could get her residency... so now I am leaving the country and heading to New Zealand were they ...
by ptc
Sun May 21, 2006 6:59 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: flying over clouds
Replies: 13
Views: 1317

here is a link to the TC weather minima..think you may have to scroll down

http://www.tc.gc.ca/CivilAviation/publi ... -1.htm#2-1
by ptc
Sun May 21, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: flying over clouds
Replies: 13
Views: 1317

also remember that VFR minima change according to your airspace and in uncontrolled you just have to be 'clear of cloud' and can fly with 1 SM visibility
by ptc
Thu May 11, 2006 6:48 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: New Zealand
Replies: 15
Views: 2119

Did not know about the Rotorua place. Will have to pay them a visit. Just some info for anyone considering heading there you need to have your log books and licences reviewd by Aviation Services LTD http://www.aviation.co.nz/ They need your original logs and certified copies of your licence/ratings,...
by ptc
Wed May 10, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: New Zealand
Replies: 15
Views: 2119

am off to New Zealand in September!!! was just down there and spoke with some companies, and i agree that is was a very pleasant experience...the float company on the North Island is actually on Lake Rotorua and they have a couple C206's and an Otter as well as 2 helicopters lucky for me my girlfrie...
by ptc
Mon May 01, 2006 8:30 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: What to do/see in London UK?
Replies: 24
Views: 1805

I was fortunate enought to live in London for 2 years and had a wonderful time. If you are looking for aviation related things to do then the suggestions of Duxford and Hendon are great. Also you may want to check out the Air Force church located on the Strand, it has emblams from numerous squadrons...
by ptc
Mon Feb 13, 2006 11:42 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: V-speeds for a 172
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

the POH would be a good start

make sure you get the speeds for the correct model of 172

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