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What Are The Most Exciting Flying Jobs for EU Nationals?

Old 19th Apr 2020, 10:51
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What Are The Most Exciting Flying Jobs for EU Nationals?

Hey folks, apologies for 3 topics in a row.

What are the most exciting flying jobs (and specifically which companies) for which EU Nationals would qualify? Irrespective of experience requirements. Is there anything interesting and challenging outside of bush flying in Africa?

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Hello!

Well, number one (for me...) would certainly be "Astronaut with the European Space Agency". During training they teach you how to fly a Soyuz capsule so some flying is involved. The other two I don't know. I am not really after "excitement" and in times like ours "job security" and decent pay are higher on my priority list.

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Firefighting is quite exciting.
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Wonder if you can play "War Thunder" professionally - about the only flying related activity that can deemed exciting at the moment.
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...well - the most exciting one this time:
Cavok from t/o to landing, APU and toilet, legs between 3 and 5 hrs, decent food and good rest thereafter.

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Leaving the EU and literally going anywhere else on earth....The EU and Europe in general is just one giant disaster zone!!
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Flight ambulance helicopter pilot. However this might require some prior military career for the flight hours and special qualifications, like mountain, sea, night vision and such?
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I would have thought any flying job which continues to put money in your bank account each month is pretty exciting these days.!
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Leaving the EU and literally going anywhere else on earth....The EU and Europe in general is just one giant disaster zone!!
So where would you Daddy? China, South East Asia, the fantastic Middle East, Africa, Russia or win the green card lottery and head West?
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What about flying the DC3 or the Twotter for the Fritz Wegener Institut in the Artic?
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If you found the most exciting one, surely it's all downhill from there? Careful what you wish for.

My personal greatest respect goes to MedEvac heli ops. Hard work, top skills, meagre terms, and on many a day even everyone's blessed best would not make enough of a difference. Tough love.
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Originally Posted by Dont worry View Post
What about flying the DC3 or the Twotter for the Fritz Wegener Institut in the Artic?

These jobs are melting away soon, "they" say...
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