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Old 20th Aug 2007, 13:09
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Any pilots in UAE?

Hi guys, finishin my CPL(H), any one knows somewhere to get started?

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Old 20th Aug 2007, 13:52
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Flying in the Persian/Arabian Gulf
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Old 20th Aug 2007, 15:45
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Not the UAE.
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Old 22nd Aug 2007, 21:16
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Does any one knows where it would be a good place to get started? (been paid if possible)?
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Old 22nd Aug 2007, 23:30
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I find it absolutely incredible that someone would plonk down many thousands of greenbacks to get a helicopter license with no idea or plan on what to do once said license is in their grubby little hand.
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Old 23rd Aug 2007, 04:07
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Ferny300,

how many hours do you have and on what Aircraft type ?

PM your details if you want to keep it private...
I've spoken to all operators in the UAE about jobs.
I can pass on details for you.

cheers,
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Old 23rd Aug 2007, 09:51
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The way I read it he didn't have his CPL yet, so chances are hours and aircraft types are few. But good luck to him anyway.
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Old 25th Aug 2007, 13:01
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I know still don't have my CPL(H) yet but better to start moving around now that whaiting doing nothing, right? know this industry is not like fix wing, think in rotary is more about who do you know...

Jetflite,
can't send more PM to you, have a ratting in R22 and H300 Cbi, soon also will have R44 ratting and i'm thinking about getting ratting on the jet ranger but some pilots advise me not to untill i get a turbine job
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Old 25th Aug 2007, 13:32
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F300, after casual observation of your posts above, might I suggest you get a native English speaker to proof read your CV before you send it out to prospective employers. Without any experience or many contacts on your side, a well composed, spell checked and gramatically correct CV will be helpful
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Old 25th Aug 2007, 18:59
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Jetflite

Clear your PM's so I can send some info to you.

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Old 26th Aug 2007, 00:07
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PM's cleared................. fire away....


Ferny: If you want a job in Dubai don't worry about PISTON's..
the only R44 in UAE (to my knowledge) is near Abu Dhabi at a local Aero Club.

Horizon Flight Academy do training for CPL & PPL Pilots... they only use B206's.

They don't play around with pistons...they use M/E turbines even for Joyflights..
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Old 26th Aug 2007, 02:29
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Well actually, Horizon are now using R44s as well as the B206 and Aerogulf do joyflights in Jetrangers and Longrangers
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Old 26th Aug 2007, 03:07
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When did Horizon Get 44's ?
DO they only use it for training ?

There are still plenty of companies that use a Single Turbine for various work....but they still use M/E in charter op's a shit load more than most other countries.

Especially here in Oz... You don't get too many A109's, B412's etc doing Scenic flights..
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Old 26th Aug 2007, 07:40
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Horizon got the R44's nearly a year ago, but they have unreal rates for training with them, asked them already a while ago and they prices were too way expensive for a R44, guess they don't care about the self-sponsor people.

thanks for the tips guys.

gullibell
thanks for the tip about the spelling, i already had it checked, is just when i write here i don't really worry about the spelling as long as you guys understand me

jetflite
thanks for the info, appreciated

One more thing guys, any one heard of this companies in dubai?
Evergreen
Action Aviation
Eastern Skyjets
Unijet

know they exist but don't see them much around.

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Old 27th Aug 2007, 05:45
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Just to put the costing of aircraft rates out there...
a bell 206 in Dubai cost approx. $2'200 per hour.....charter.

Not cheap.

Evergreen international - www.evergreenaviation.com
They have operations in UAE. Need a lot of hours.

Action Aviation - www.actionaviation.com (AIRCRAFT SALES)

Eastern Sky Jets - www.easternskyjets.com (Fixed-wing)

UniJet are fixed-wing.....
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Old 27th Aug 2007, 15:34
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Is that American dollars?
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Old 31st Aug 2007, 07:51
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thanks jetflite, i saw unijet and easternsky in newspaper and they were talking about the heli taxi in dubai so i thought they were heli companies.
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Old 17th May 2014, 04:21
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UAE or Asia flying jobs?

Anyone know of any good leads for VFR jobs in either the UAE or Asia or if they even exist.

Thanks
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Old 18th May 2014, 09:48
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Depends what you are looking for? Utility i.e. longline or offshore (VFR ops) but IF rating required (ATPL an asset).

Most offshore gigs ask for at least an IF even though it is mainly a VFR operation. The utility gigs are of short term nature…the ones in South East Asia mainly depend on the goodwill of the ministries of environment. They issue permissions to cut down trees, etc… If the permit is delayed, then you will sit on your bum scratching buggers, until that moment where the operator loses interest, money, and finally withdraws from it.

Just my two cents worth of input.

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Old 30th Jan 2017, 21:41
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UAE Helicopter Pilot Salaries and Perks

Hi All

Anyone got any info (reliable) as to what the current commander and co-pilot salaries and perks are in the UAE?

Any info would be appreciated
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