18th Mar 2008, 01:02
I see an ad on AFAP for single and twin survey pilots.
Who are these guys? Ive never heard of them before. The 'Above award wages' comment sounds a little odd. Since when has anyone flying survey been paid anywhere near award wages??
18th Mar 2008, 03:55
PM me if you want me details in regards to the survey industry in general. Only got limited info on the mob advertised.
18th Mar 2008, 04:03
Are they the ones who were recently in Canada and purchased a Single engine turbine PAC or something?
18th Mar 2008, 07:27
Na you're thinking of Kiwi-Air who contract to UTS, they have 3 or 4 PAC750s I think but no Twins
18th Mar 2008, 07:35
What happen'd te th' nice XL of theirs the wee pirate parked on the road in the NT?
18th Mar 2008, 08:23
That was UTS's Fletcher, VH-UTS I believe. Its flying again im pretty sure after some good ol' fashioned panel-beating!!
18th Mar 2008, 10:17
Atlass Aviation pays well above award :D :ok:
18th Mar 2008, 11:36
check your PM's mate
18th Mar 2008, 12:50
Is Atlas a Survey outfit? I only know what the pay at Fugro, UTS and GPX are like and they are all close to 3 times what the award is, which makes me wonder why this outfit advertising would even mention the award. Industry standard is usually 250-300/day I thought
18th Mar 2008, 15:46
Yeah the PAC750 had UTS logo on it but had a NZ rego! Made me look at it twice though, cos its Winnipeg, Canada and your not expecting to see the uni you went to up in this neck of the woods.
The FBO said that the plane was just sold to some Aussies. Was trying to hunt them down for a beer but plane was gone when i came to work.
19th Mar 2008, 00:11
Award is the base rate + flight pay + O/N allowance + bonuses + all expenses :ok:
19th Mar 2008, 00:42
What sought of aircraft do they operate?
Survey operators are flat out, Fugro boys are very busy.