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Forum: Middle East
31st May 2019, 20:09
Replies: 30
Views: 24,754
Posted By waltair

so happy

So, so happy to have left. Thank God. Thank God.

Did not even realize how unhealthy it was, was so out of my mind there.

Thank God, life is so much better now.
Forum: North America
12th May 2019, 04:18
Replies: 28
Views: 7,954
Posted By waltair

You can not stay at EK for a career, not any...

You can not stay at EK for a career, not any more. Health, physical and mental, will be lost. It was good fun for a couple of years though. It is a dictatorship, a police state. USA is still sort of...
22nd Apr 2019, 18:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,410
Posted By waltair

Avoid all stimulant drugs, starting now. Not...

Avoid all stimulant drugs, starting now. Not talking about cocaine, talking about caffeine as in tea and coffee. Take enough
potassium, as in Bananas. If they see a run doublets or any triplets on...
Forum: Canada
16th Apr 2019, 23:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By waltair

Given the amount of money to be spent, why not...

Given the amount of money to be spent, why not get a degree with some alternative employment potential? Aviation degrees are not generally recognized for employment in any profession because they...
Forum: Canada
9th Apr 2019, 16:38
Replies: 25
Views: 3,868
Posted By waltair

they cannot find a place to work because they do...

they cannot find a place to work because they do NOT have the legal means to (PR, Visa, etc).

You should really become a Canadian permanent resident if you want to work here. The city of Toronto...
1st Mar 2019, 00:23
Replies: 17
Views: 8,033
Posted By waltair

General public does not get screened out of...

General public does not get screened out of competition prior to first medical, so sample is already skewed to a healthy sub group. This sub group has incentive to pass a medical check up every year,...
Forum: Canada
12th Nov 2018, 01:39
Replies: 13
Views: 3,857
Posted By waltair

True, but they are nice guys

Flair is a nice relaxing place to work. Great people to fly with in general, and expanding. Yes, the airplanes are old, there are many late flights, and the schedule gets changed quite a bit. That...
Forum: North America
20th Sep 2018, 02:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By waltair

Edmonton, Canadian North has a sim for hire....

Edmonton, Canadian North has a sim for hire. 737-300, OK to use as 737-3/4/5
Forum: North America
20th Sep 2018, 02:35
Replies: 14
Views: 3,548
Posted By waltair

Rules probably have changed recently, but 5 years...

Rules probably have changed recently, but 5 years back, it did not cost me a cent to transfer all the type ratings from the Canadian to the FAA ATP. Went in to the FSDO after calling ahead; they...
Forum: North America
20th Sep 2018, 02:28
Replies: 12
Views: 2,825
Posted By waltair

I have had students take much longer, and much...

I have had students take much longer, and much shorter. Depends on the student, depends on the instructors, depends on how frequently flights can happen. 8 months seems much too long if it is full...
Forum: Canada
9th Sep 2018, 18:42
Replies: 4
Views: 2,203
Posted By waltair

Yes

Probably the investors in Flair Air see it.
24th Aug 2018, 14:23
Replies: 8
Views: 5,400
Posted By waltair

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.gmforum.com-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.gmforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180818_075207_d7136eba0bb3fea3b00161ff981cdb56a28ece39.jpg...
12th Feb 2018, 04:45
Replies: 67
Views: 38,128
Posted By waltair

Correct

This description agrees with that of two pilots who worked there, talking to me.
Forum: Middle East
19th Jan 2018, 05:05
Replies: 115
Views: 99,248
Posted By waltair

Good luck

Banks freeze accounts belonging to criminals. And we can turn you into a criminal, real fast, over nothing.

No need to make stuff up. You took a photo of an airport, that is espionage. Federal...
Forum: Middle East
12th Dec 2017, 19:41
Replies: 519
Views: 337,238
Posted By waltair

Yeah. Training management.

Yeah. Training management.
Forum: Middle East
15th Oct 2017, 21:37
Replies: 855
Views: 741,452
Posted By waltair

It is fine to back up the date to 3 months if you...

It is fine to back up the date to 3 months if you give more than three months initially. At least, they were flexible with me. Told them a date, then said wanted to leave earlier, no problem. Nice...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Oct 2017, 20:48
Replies: 855
Views: 741,452
Posted By waltair

misunderstanding

No, this seems to be more on the Chinese side, not malicious, just a paper chase. The Chinese company and CAAC gets the verification paperwork, which in all fairness, the UAE GCAA & company...
Forum: Middle East
29th Sep 2017, 06:19
Replies: 855
Views: 741,452
Posted By waltair

[QUOTE=Nat Track;9697144]I've heard that the...

[QUOTE=Nat Track;9697144]I've heard that the Dubai Police 'Good Conduct Certificate' can be done in one day now. Has anyone done it at the Bur Dubai or Al Basha Police Stations rather than the Al...
13th Aug 2017, 18:15
Replies: 61
Views: 52,026
Posted By waltair

OR you can do the same thing for free on...

OR you can do the same thing for free on conmachine.com Knowing how cheap pilots are, I am guessing option "Free" would be popular.

My experience was studying like crazy for the Chinese ATPL,...
Forum: Middle East
5th Jun 2017, 09:53
Replies: 9,956
Views: 5,186,720
Posted By waltair

Might want to follow news about what airspace...

Might want to follow news about what airspace they can fly through before making any plans. Kind of restricted on routes now that all their neighbors except Iran shut them out.
Forum: Middle East
9th May 2017, 04:12
Replies: 855
Views: 741,452
Posted By waltair

leave the car

Beware the lowest bid. A friend of mine used a shipping outfit that apparently had a deal from Dubai via their agent here. The shipping container arrived, but was not released, pending payment. EK...
Forum: Middle East
28th Apr 2017, 17:22
Replies: 11
Views: 9,740
Posted By waltair

YFB is nice!

Hey, YFB is OK, services are fine. Why all this drama about how remote and difficult it is to work there? Iqaluit is the capital city of Nunavut, a province the size of western Europe, plenty of...
21st Aug 2016, 07:02
Replies: 36
Views: 26,111
Posted By waltair

ConMachine.com (http://conmachine.com) has CAAC...

ConMachine.com (http://conmachine.com) has CAAC exam questions, all in English. Free, anyone can post stuff. Got a free app as well.
Forum: Middle East
7th Oct 2015, 12:11
Replies: 70
Views: 46,826
Posted By waltair

Smile 30 Reasons to love Emirates

Emirates’ 30th anniversary is just around the corner, and we’re creating a list of 30 things you love about our airline. The best suggestions will be published, and you can submit as many as you...
Forum: Middle East
15th Aug 2012, 06:52
Replies: 27
Views: 18,661
Posted By waltair

dubai is safe

Dubai is safer than most North American large cities as far as petty theft or youth gangs. However, balanced against this is the fact that many people have lost life savings to property developers...
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