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Old 22nd Nov 2018, 14:30
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Anyone know the pay and conditions for this gig? Curious
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Old 22nd Nov 2018, 21:48
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Originally Posted by YendorB View Post
Anyone know the pay and conditions for this gig? Curious
It would be standard RFDS twin engine endorsed pay conditions, but the PC24 pilots will get an endorsement paid for them, plus an extra $20-30k on their pay packet for the specialist type I'm guessing.
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Old 22nd Nov 2018, 21:59
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Haha! Silly RFDS, they obviously didn't do their research thoroughly before committing to this aircraft. 10 minutes on PPRuNe would have been time well spent and alerted them to all the flaws and limitiations of this plane. What were they thinking.... :-)
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Old 23rd Nov 2018, 01:57
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Originally Posted by aaandrogerthat View Post
Haha! Silly RFDS, they obviously didn't do their research thoroughly before committing to this aircraft. 10 minutes on PPRuNe would have been time well spent and alerted them to all the flaws and limitiations of this plane. What were they thinking.... :-)
You may laugh, however plenty of pilots on here either work for them or formerly did, so are fairly well informed in their operations.
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Old 23rd Nov 2018, 08:38
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Originally Posted by YendorB View Post
Anyone know the pay and conditions for this gig? Curious
Around $160K was what I was told for SA/NT. Standard PC12 salary plus T & C allowance.
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Old 23rd Nov 2018, 11:14
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Aaandrogerthat - you're a bit of a dick - sorry to say that, but what experience do you have to make that call?
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Old 23rd Nov 2018, 14:24
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Originally Posted by VH-MLE View Post
Aaandrogerthat - you're a bit of a dick - sorry to say that, but what experience do you have to make that call?
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Old 23rd Nov 2018, 23:11
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Originally Posted by aaandrogerthat View Post
Haha! Silly RFDS, they obviously didn't do their research thoroughly before committing to this aircraft. 10 minutes on PPRuNe would have been time well spent and alerted them to all the flaws and limitiations of this plane. What were they thinking.... :-)
aaaaaaand---
Must be a lot of stupid people with money about, the original PC-24 order book for the first batch opened and closed in days, the same will happen when the order book is re-opened some time soon. With preferential customers fixed up, earliest delivery dates for a new customer of the company look like somewhere between 2021 and end 2022.
And, comparatively, this aircraft is expensive in it's class.
What other bizjet manufacturer has their capacity sold out, they are even closing Porter production to make a bit more room.
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Old 23rd Nov 2018, 23:17
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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again - nobody appears to understand sarcasm here when it jumps up and smacks them in the face.
MLE (and others) - I’ll spell it out for you - aaandrogerthat was being sarcastic/facetious...
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Old 24th Nov 2018, 08:02
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Originally Posted by josephfeatherweight View Post
Iíve said it before and Iíll say it again - nobody appears to understand sarcasm here when it jumps up and smacks them in the face.
MLE (and others) - Iíll spell it out for you - aaandrogerthat was being sarcastic/facetious...
josephetc,
He/she/it was?? Maybe he/she/it should be a little less subtle ---- as is very obvious, his extreme subtlety completely obscured hi/her/its sarcasm/facetiousness.
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Old 24th Nov 2018, 09:56
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I actually thought it was quite funny. VH-MLE missed it totally! Zooooooooommmmm......... indeed!
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Old 24th Nov 2018, 12:30
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OK, I know I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed, but I didn't (and still don't) see sarcasm/facetiousness in that post... Maybe I'm just getting old and grumpy...
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Old 24th Nov 2018, 23:18
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Little smiley at the end is a bit of a clue.
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Old 27th Nov 2018, 19:26
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Haha! Lighten up guys! The clue is right here.. "10 minutes on PPRuNe would have been time well spent and alerted them to all the flaws and limitiations of this plane"

The PC-12 was a game changer, and so is the PC-24. Incredible machine

I'll retreat into my burrow now, having been suitably chastised for my feeble attempt at SARCASM... :-)
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Old 27th Nov 2018, 19:42
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Saw it today in Dubai. VHVWO.
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Old 27th Nov 2018, 20:11
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Found this nice photo @JetPhotos: VH-VWO just before its departure from Switzerland this morning, on its way to warmer climates...
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Old 28th Nov 2018, 06:35
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Seems getting a cargo door in a biz jet isn't that hard.
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Old 28th Nov 2018, 08:22
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Originally Posted by pilotchute View Post

Seems getting a cargo door in a biz jet isn't that hard.
Seems to be a lot of work.....they say that takes 12 weeks to do for a Citation.,
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Old 28th Nov 2018, 08:42
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Not practical to have aeromedical stretcher loading equipment permanently mounted in that single-use front doorway either...
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Old 28th Nov 2018, 09:32
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I bet the sticker price on a citation with similar performance would be considerably lower than a PC24. The Cargo door installation time isnt really a factor if you plan ahead.

I only say this as I'm sure RFDS aren't made of money and the savings on modified Citation could be spent elsewhere.

Just my opinion and I'm sure RFDS did the maths.
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