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Forum: Canada
5th Nov 2019, 00:39
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By Canuck Guy

Oh god haha. Yeah that doesnít sound appealing at...

Oh god haha. Yeah that doesnít sound appealing at all. Just curious, as the offshore market isnít great these days and something with better job security might be better. But not at that cost lol.
Forum: Canada
4th Nov 2019, 18:24
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By Canuck Guy

Rotors to fixed wing in Canada

Is this a thing, like it is in the US? Been flying helicopters offshore for ten years and my faith in this industry is not what it used to be.
Does Air Canada or WestJet take heli pilots with...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Oct 2018, 20:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,703
Posted By Canuck Guy

The pendulum is always swinging. Around 2010 an...

The pendulum is always swinging. Around 2010 an IFR heli pilot was literally worth his/her weight in gold in the offshore market. The world was your oyster.

Five years later the bottom fell out...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2018, 18:34
Replies: 72
Views: 11,887
Posted By Canuck Guy

Rig food is always a fun gamble. Had everything...

Rig food is always a fun gamble. Had everything from a lovely T-Bone steak to a stale sandwich with green moldy mystery meat.
You quicky become wary of every fart!

On topic, I wouldnít worry...
Forum: Middle East
15th Oct 2018, 23:55
Replies: 131
Views: 85,937
Posted By Canuck Guy

I think that for a lot of people, working in the...

I think that for a lot of people, working in the Middle East was their indoctrination to the majors. People quickly get the sense that itís the standard, or they get hooked on the Kool Aid and...
Forum: Middle East
14th Oct 2018, 21:56
Replies: 131
Views: 85,937
Posted By Canuck Guy

I know crews with most operators in the region....

I know crews with most operators in the region. Almost all have been asked or instructed to fudge flight and duty limits.
Forum: Middle East
14th Oct 2018, 18:00
Replies: 131
Views: 85,937
Posted By Canuck Guy

It really is a shame that the operators in the...

It really is a shame that the operators in the region treat their front line workers like garbage. And then when you quit to go to a better company, they canít understand why and cry foul.
After...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2018, 17:46
Replies: 16
Views: 3,734
Posted By Canuck Guy

Big plume of smoke out of the exhaust at about...

Big plume of smoke out of the exhaust at about the 25 second mark. Engine failure?
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2018, 04:18
Replies: 9
Views: 4,728
Posted By Canuck Guy

Dunno what an initial course would be today......

Dunno what an initial course would be today... but your end of service bonus wonít cover it lol
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2018, 03:56
Replies: 22
Views: 5,824
Posted By Canuck Guy

I believe Silkway is also up there amongst the...

I believe Silkway is also up there amongst the top ranked as far as pay goes.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2018, 03:28
Replies: 371
Views: 53,592
Posted By Canuck Guy

Sorry if I missed a link, but do we have the...

Sorry if I missed a link, but do we have the actual video footage? Because me also being a photographer... I know itís highly unlikely to have caught the blades nearly frozen like that in the still...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2018, 02:21
Replies: 476
Views: 215,776
Posted By Canuck Guy

From what I hear itís mostly anglos, but a few...

From what I hear itís mostly anglos, but a few amigos have left too. Safe to assume the reasons havenít changed from when this thread first started.

- The pay is garbage
- ďDonít like it here?...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2018, 00:28
Replies: 476
Views: 215,776
Posted By Canuck Guy

Well pilots are jumping ship at an ever...

Well pilots are jumping ship at an ever increasing rate right now. Some are leaving without a better offer or job to fall back on. Theyíd literally prefer unemployment to doing one more tour with the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2018, 17:46
Replies: 12
Views: 4,569
Posted By Canuck Guy

Any updates on this situation at all? I would...

Any updates on this situation at all? I would hope that MEGI would use their rather large hammer to force the issue and keep everything as is.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2017, 08:22
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,721,197
Posted By Canuck Guy

It's in Port Harcourt now, arrived last week.

It's in Port Harcourt now, arrived last week.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2017, 06:39
Replies: 30
Views: 8,009
Posted By Canuck Guy

I believe there was a fellow flying EMS in Canada...

I believe there was a fellow flying EMS in Canada with over 30,000 hours in helicopters.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Apr 2017, 16:14
Replies: 96
Views: 54,936
Posted By Canuck Guy

A shout-out to the Coast Guard for picking our...

A shout-out to the Coast Guard for picking our brothers up as well. Thank you! :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Apr 2017, 05:21
Replies: 96
Views: 54,936
Posted By Canuck Guy

The 139 has 4 bags

The 139 has 4 bags
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jun 2015, 10:05
Replies: 24
Views: 6,514
Posted By Canuck Guy

Probably beats 8 hours with no air conditioning...

Probably beats 8 hours with no air conditioning near the equator lol.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2011, 12:05
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,721,197
Posted By Canuck Guy

We have former H60 guys out here. They all had to...

We have former H60 guys out here. They all had to go the same road as you now must. Go get hired on in the GOM and put in your time there for a few years and get a command seat in the GOM. With that...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2011, 20:56
Replies: 368
Views: 78,633
Posted By Canuck Guy

I've had warning of a coming engine failure in...

I've had warning of a coming engine failure in both piston (R22) and turbine (206Land S76) machines.

In the R22 I was in cruise and the engine tone changed suddenly. No change to the flight...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2011, 05:34
Replies: 35
Views: 4,585
Posted By Canuck Guy

Sorry about the "rofl" thing. But in my EMS...

Sorry about the "rofl" thing. But in my EMS experience we would never land close enough to the actual scene to cause anything to get blown. Always a good distance from the wreck where all the first...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2011, 05:12
Replies: 61
Views: 23,342
Posted By Canuck Guy

Good luck with that :}

Good luck with that :}
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2011, 16:15
Replies: 35
Views: 4,585
Posted By Canuck Guy

Jonathan: The landing situation here was...

Jonathan:
The landing situation here was acceptable. I know the crews in the helicopter and the medics in the back. They landed right where they were wanted for ease of transfer from the road...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Feb 2011, 02:41
Replies: 144
Views: 23,418
Posted By Canuck Guy

A little over 11,000 Km. It took 14 days,...

A little over 11,000 Km. It took 14 days, stopping in 13 countries over 3 continents.... one hell of a good time :ok:
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