Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

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Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#1 Post by SkySailor » Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:00 pm

As requested, who has been known to hire on for WHEELED operations in these areas?

Thanks.........
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Re: Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#2 Post by PointyEngine » Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:59 pm

YT is having a rough season. Exploration and mining are slow at best. Not a large amount of operators hiring low timers here, particularity at this time of year. Next spring Whitehorse Air Services, Tintina Air, Great River Air or Alkan Air may take be worth stopping into and saying gidday.
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Re: Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#3 Post by Johnny#5 » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:05 pm

Parakeet Aviation
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Re: Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#4 Post by SkySailor » Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:00 pm

Thanks PE for the update on activity around YT currently, and the list of potential operators for next spring.

Parakeet Aviation? Checked a few sites (including Transport), came up with nothing.
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#5 Post by esp803 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:25 pm

Parakeet Still running? Last I heard he was driving a turbo 3 for someone...

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Re: Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#6 Post by upintheair_ » Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:36 pm

Once summer comes to a close you might check your luck in MB, and NWO. Lakeside Aviation in Pine Dock MB, Superior in Red Lake which operates year round on wheels (206 and PA31) and Bamaji or Slate Falls in Sioux Lookout who run wheeled winter ops off the ice strip.

Perhaps try your luck now. Maybe work as a dock hand for the rest of the summer with the agreement that if a wheeled seat opens up its yours. All four operators I listed hire low time pilots regularly.
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Re: Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#7 Post by SkySailor » Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:00 pm

Thanks for the info, Upintheair.....

Two of those locations are on my list to stop by for a visit. The other two I wasn't aware of wheeled C206 operation, so will definitely check them out. Much appreciated.....
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#8 Post by upintheair_ » Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:10 pm

Lakeside Aviation. Based out of Gimili, operates in Pine Dock. C206.

Also worth it to call Jason Freisen at NorAlta in Fort Vermillion, Alberta.
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#9 Post by SkySailor » Sun Jul 26, 2015 2:53 pm

10-4. Lakeside is on the list. NorAlta will be a few days later!!
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#10 Post by rigpiggy » Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:50 pm

Don't bother with the Yukon, very few low timer jobs.
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Re: Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#11 Post by KenoraPilot » Sun Aug 23, 2015 6:09 pm

Check out Fort Simpson, NWT
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#12 Post by SkySailor » Tue Aug 25, 2015 3:59 pm

Thanks KP!
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Re: Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#13 Post by seasonaldriver » Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:07 pm

maybe try AlAir in Ste. Theresa Point in MB. Al Hadland has 2 cherokee 6's.
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Re: Low timer prospects in YT, Northern MB, SK

#14 Post by SkySailor » Sat Aug 29, 2015 5:38 pm

Thanks, Seasonaldriver!
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