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Old 29th Mar 2014, 06:50
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Does any one know if Shree is still recruiting? I saw their bird in Yangoon and it is stunning!
Only if you have time on type.
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Old 29th Mar 2014, 11:07
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Thank you Reverse /Flight. I have time on Squirrel as well as Mils. Any idea on what kind of terms I can expect? Salary, facilities etc.
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Old 31st Mar 2014, 14:31
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Anyone have any ideas? What kind of pay can one expect in Nepal?
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Old 31st Mar 2014, 18:51
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I reckon $5000 to $6000.
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Old 2nd Apr 2014, 01:39
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I doubt it GoodGrief. I am told even the Mi pilots don't get that. I have sent them my CV. No response yet. Can anyone flying in Nepal give me an idea what to expect?
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Old 6th Apr 2014, 08:58
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I am told they have a fixed and variable packet... Not great pay but argument used is that cost of living in Kathmandu is very low.

Can someone working there give some advice?
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Old 26th Apr 2014, 01:23
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Guys I have heard Shree has recruited TWO foreign pilots. Can someone confirm this and give an indication on pay etc? Are they looking for more?
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Old 28th Apr 2014, 03:19
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Pay at Shree

Hi guy's, the pay in Nepal is not great but the cost of living is very low or so I have been told. Pay is $2500 US per month $40 per hour and $450 housing allowance. Low by western standards but was assured that you can live like a king and save $2000 per month. Good luck to all that want to work up there as it would be an amazing place to be and fly, but not somewhere you will make a lot of money, however money is not everything.
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Old 28th Apr 2014, 21:14
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Thank you JungleDog. I will be happy if I can save $2000 a month. Right now I save jack after paying all the ****ing bills! Plus flying in those mountains - definitely worth it.

Do you need to "know" someone or just write to their email on the website?

Thanks for the info...
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Old 29th Apr 2014, 02:52
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MR, mate I just emailed their company email. They have another machine arriving in August, when I was to start, but circumstances have changed for me so am not able to go to the top of the world, @#$%$# it all. Here is the guy I was talking to, his first name is Sudhir. [email protected]
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Old 1st May 2014, 04:20
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MR, I was in Kathmandu and spoke to one of the guys flying there. He told me that he struggles to spend more than $1000 a month and is saving well over $3000 each month. I also went up to Everest Base Camp (just before the avalanche). The trip was amazing. There was fresh powder on the ground at Kala Pathar so take off was challenging with super low visibility from flying powder. It was like a dust storm.

I offered to fly for free as second pilot for six months but Shree refused. I don't have enough time or mountain experience! They only take Nepalese as trainees.
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Old 1st May 2014, 08:47
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...I offered to fly for free as second pilot for six months...
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Old 1st May 2014, 13:21
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Don't be so quick to judge GoodGrief! The flying around these mountains is some of the best in the World. What is six months for such an experience...
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Yeah, you're right, you should've gone a step further and pay them to allow you to sit as a second...

... damn, and then we wonder why this profession is going down the drain...

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Yeah, you're right, you should've gone a step further and pay them to allow you to sit as a second...

... damn, and then we wonder why this profession is going down the drain...
You took the words out of my mouth 311. totally agree.

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Old 1st May 2014, 21:59
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Good for Shree for only taking locals as trainees. They are protecting their people better than Canada.

Course its a delicate balance between this and having crews skilled enough for the environment. It does not matter where they are from.
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Old 7th May 2014, 00:59
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Thumbs down

I offered to fly for free as second pilot for six months
Please dont pimp yourself like that that makes it hard for all the pilots to gain PAID employment.

You could have offered to work on a trainee wage but to offer free services is just horrible and morally wrong.
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Old 7th May 2014, 20:05
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You guys are a bunch of hypocrites! Riding your high horses. I offered to be second pilot where they don't need one. If they agreed they would be taking two passengers less so I offered to do it for free to compensate for their loss in revenue.

No one is pimping or selling services for free. It was a fair trade. You guys can all sleep happy because they did not agree!
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Old 7th May 2014, 20:42
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I offered to be second pilot where they don't need one.
So... you offered to be a passenger/cargo/dead weight riding around Sagarmatha for six months for free!

And we're hypocrites!
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Old 8th May 2014, 13:26
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123,

How the f..k do you think this:
taking two passengers less so I offered to do it for free to compensate for their loss in revenue.
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a fair trade.
Fair trade??!! You must be freaking kidding! Half a year kicking out 2 paying pax pr trip.... at what cost?? And their gain would be, ''not having to pay a helper, that was not essential in the first place''
To normal people, this is a ''lose-lose'' situation.

Are you offering your services when you take the buss, train or taxi as well, although you're NOT NEEDED, BUT they don't have to pay you to come along?!?!

If you're not experienced for the job, don't think flying for free would get you there in a hurry. And most important, pilots like yourself is the sole reason that the general pilot salaries remain lower than it should and rather is decreasing.

If you want to work for free, then join an NGO!
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