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Old 21st Jun 2022, 00:52
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Helitreck are advertising for a LAME

Kareela Aviation is a Sydney-based helicopter maintenance company specialising in the servicing of BK117 helicopters.
We are currently looking for organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated LAME’s to join our dedicated team at Bankstown Airport, reporting to the Maintenance Controller.
This role will be based at Bankstown Airport, but may require travel to the aircraft for in-field maintenance during the NSW bushfire season.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct aircraft maintenance and certification in accordance with Kareela Aviation approved procedures.
  • Checking of completed aircraft maintenance certification to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure all work carried out is in accordance with approved maintenance manuals and Kareela Aviation approved procedures.
  • Ensure safety of work processes, plant and equipment and maintain a safe work environment.
The successful applicant/s will
  • Be an Australian resident, or eligible for work in Australia.
  • Hold a CASA B1.3 airframe and engine license
  • Have experience maintaining and preferably licence coverage on BK117 helicopters, airframe and engine.
  • Display the ability to work independently in the hangar and during in-field operations.
  • Ensure quality control during and after the completion of maintenance.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Have ability to obtain an ASIC.
Additionally, preference will be given to applicants with experience on Kawasaki BK117, Bell 206/L and UH 1H airframes, and Honeywell LTS101, Rolls Royce 250, Arriel 1 and T53 engines.

Please send your resume to the Managing Director, Trevor Breed, at [email protected], or apply directly online via SEEK – Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

A very attractive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 11:06
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its almost impossible to get a FI (full or restricted) right now, especially one who wants to fly an R22, if you are one or know one please PM me....
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 18:46
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Originally Posted by SFIM View Post
its almost impossible to get a FI (full or restricted) right now, especially one who wants to fly an R22, if you are one or know one please PM me....
What is a "restricted" FI?
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 18:57
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Originally Posted by Robbiee View Post
What is a "restricted" FI?
Not able to send people on first solo
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 18:57
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Originally Posted by Robbiee View Post
What is a "restricted" FI?
A restricted FI may only instruct towards a PPL but not a CPL until he/she has 500 hours total and given 200 hours of instruction.
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Old 21st Jun 2022, 19:22
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Originally Posted by GoodGrief View Post
A restricted FI may only instruct towards a PPL but not a CPL until he/she has 500 hours total and given 200 hours of instruction.

The restricted bit when you are talking job adverts is the above. Not able to send first solo. The CPL bit is a privilege that you get, not a restriction that you lose.
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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 13:47
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Originally Posted by hands_on123 View Post
The problem with FI jobs is the poor pay. Some schools are still only paying £45 per hour and expect you to pay for your own renewals etc. People will not re-locate for an FI job with low pay, and the insecurity of freelance work.

I remember a flight school owner saying "the thing is, instructing isn't a proper job", he expected his FIs to be there all day and only get paid when the engine starts. Then he drove away in one of his multiple high-end cars.
Welcome to everyday in The States for a pilot under 1,000 hours.
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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 19:00
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a restricted FI also needs to be supervised by an unrestricted FI until a certain amount of instructing hours and solo sign offs....
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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 19:07
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Originally Posted by Ovc000 View Post
a restricted FI also needs to be supervised by an unrestricted FI until a certain amount of instructing hours and solo sign offs....
...which to be fair is exactly what the regulation says in my post says 3 posts back. Just saying
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Old 22nd Jun 2022, 21:14
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My ATPL(H) is restricted to 'Day only' due to not having sufficient night hours on helicopters to make it unrestricted. I know of one other pilot who has just gained a command on a large helicopter with the same restriction.

Sorry, should have said this in reply to Bravo73, post number 29
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Old 23rd Jun 2022, 13:57
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Nothing dodgy at all. Proof of recent Type simulator and LPC is a requirement of the aviation authority for the issuance of a license validation. This is a short term contract and consequently pays out at top rates. Clear details will be made available to candidates who tick the boxes. Up to 12 hours of FFS training will be made available to candidates that seem suitable but do not have recent simulator time. If a pilot doesn’t like using a Gmail address, they needn’t reply.
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Old 23rd Jun 2022, 13:59
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As reference or testimonial, I can provide the names and contacts of numerous pilots who have worked for me in the past.
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Old 23rd Jun 2022, 14:56
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This is a legitimate post and poster.

I inquired, and the poster worked at the same offshore heli company as me for many years. This isn't fishy, and I'm not sure what the issue with the email is; it worked fine for me.

Cheers.
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Old 23rd Jun 2022, 15:46
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Originally Posted by ignace View Post
. This isn't fishy, and I'm not sure what the issue with the email is; it worked fine for me..
I think noone questions the functionality of the gmail address. the we're insinuating that a person hiring Pilots professionally would have a company, complete with Internet Domain and company email.
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Old 24th Jun 2022, 03:38
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I can set it all up in 5 mins.
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 09:38
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UK HEMS cockpit crew

Unique opportunity for the right Rotorhead:

UK emergency helicopter cockpit crew. No aviation licence or medic qualification required. Crewing AW169 and MD902.

Sorry, I haven't posted on PPRuNe so long I'm not allowed to post the URL !

search : magpas.org.uk/contact-us/job-vacancies/
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 10:08
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You retiring again, then?
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 11:35
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Originally Posted by ShyTorque View Post
You retiring again, then?
Not me ! Still going strong !
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 13:05
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Originally Posted by onehunglow View Post
Unique opportunity for the right Rotorhead:

UK emergency helicopter cockpit crew. No aviation licence or medic qualification required. Crewing AW169 and MD902.

Sorry, I haven't posted on PPRuNe so long I'm not allowed to post the URL !

search : magpas.org.uk/contact-us/job-vacancies/
I have just checked the job specific, canít see anything about age maximum? Having just been forced to retire at 65 after 45 years in aviation and 18,000 helicopter flying hours, it would be nice to still smell Avtur in the morning!
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Old 31st Jul 2022, 14:36
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UK HEMS Cockpit crew

Out of interest, why the preference for non medical Technical Crew Members? Would it not be easier/more practical to train your HEMS Paramedics/CCP's as TCM's? This would allow significantly more payload for missions. Not such an issue on the 169, but certainly beneficial if deployed on a 902. This is the crewing model used in the majority of UK HEMS units and seems to work well.
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