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10th Sep 2019, 08:37
Replies: 8
Views: 5,659
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

You will get an apartment, expect about 12,000...

You will get an apartment, expect about 12,000 rmb per month to 15,000 for a decent place in Xiamen near ExPat friendly areas. Commuting is best to just buy your own tickets but you can get an...
2nd Sep 2019, 04:42
Replies: 8
Views: 5,659
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

I can only speak to the 737 side which they no...

I can only speak to the 737 side which they no longer recruit for, but Xiamen is a great place to live in China. Cleaner than most, a nice tropical climate but a bit cooler than Hong Kong/Shenzhen...
30th Jun 2019, 09:06
Replies: 12
Views: 5,773
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

You have Zero chance of going into a flying job...

You have Zero chance of going into a flying job past age 60. A few airlines have allowed their Chinese Captains to be First Officers for a few years but no ExPats are allowed beyond age 60. Most...
2nd May 2019, 16:03
Replies: 10
Views: 2,621
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

If I were you, I wouldn’t do it as eventually...

If I were you, I wouldn’t do it as eventually they will Fail you. You may pass the initial then 6 months later fail out. They will give you every heart test known in medicine once they get their...
2nd Apr 2019, 16:55
Replies: 61
Views: 54,604
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

All 737 recruiting is now ceased. Still...

All 737 recruiting is now ceased. Still recruiting for typed 777, 787 or 747 on the 787.
2nd Apr 2019, 16:46
Replies: 17
Views: 11,541
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

All 737 recruiting is now ceased. They still are...

All 737 recruiting is now ceased. They still are recruiting on the 787 for typed 777, 787 or 747.
2nd Apr 2019, 16:39
Replies: 17
Views: 11,033
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

All 737 recruiting is now ceased but still...

All 737 recruiting is now ceased but still recruiting typed 777,787 or 747 for their 787 fleet.
23rd Mar 2019, 18:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

“Has anyone been able to change company within...

“Has anyone been able to change company within China without being ”released”? Almost impossible if you leave on bad terms you get black listed. If you fulfill your contract at the end of the...
23rd Mar 2019, 18:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,804
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

Chinese carriers charge a lot for an upgrade but...

Chinese carriers charge a lot for an upgrade but the purser will normally allow you to sit up front if you work for that company only. I and my wife flew business quite a few times by knowing the...
27th Dec 2018, 02:37
Replies: 11
Views: 4,361
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

The average is probably 2-3 years for pilot...

The average is probably 2-3 years for pilot longevity The contracts are typically 3 years and then renewed if they like you, generally that happens but in some cases they won’t renew. I stayed 8...
5th Jan 2018, 09:30
Replies: 27
Views: 11,062
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

It is not only China Southern it is a China wide...

It is not only China Southern it is a China wide problem. Lasting six years in China is extremely ridden with pitfalls and high risk all along the path. The initial medical failure rate is now...
4th Nov 2017, 07:13
Replies: 11
Views: 10,040
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

I would say go for it but make sure you have an...

I would say go for it but make sure you have an exit plan as you may need it sooner than 3-5 years. Don't leave a stable long term job to come to China. What is happening now in the aviation world...
29th Oct 2017, 15:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,554
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

I would recommend you stay in the US if already...

I would recommend you stay in the US if already employed. The medicals in Asia make flying here very insecure. Most countries also won't allow you to fly beyond age 60 and the chances of you passing...
12th Oct 2017, 12:40
Replies: 11
Views: 9,934
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

The entire system is all about RISK and...

The entire system is all about RISK and accountability. If a Doctor in China passes you he takes risk if there is an issue, so they test heavily and will not sign off as they get disciplined and...
16th Sep 2017, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 7,339
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

Shanghai Air, China Eastern have hired 737...

Shanghai Air, China Eastern have hired 737 pilots, check with the recruiting agencies.
11th Jul 2017, 23:24
Replies: 12
Views: 5,653
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

This was my initial reaction is why would DHL...

This was my initial reaction is why would DHL divest itself? Perhaps they will soon outsource to a new freight operator with a more efficient and reliable fleet now they have no strings attached to...
5th Jul 2017, 11:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,993
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

You have to complete an ATPL written exam. I...

You have to complete an ATPL written exam. I recommend the Dauntless app along with the Feizhiyi website. Next step is a CAAC sim check in an aircraft you are typed in for the license conversion,...
2nd Jul 2017, 02:54
Replies: 355
Views: 344,859
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

You answered the question the exact same way my...

You answered the question the exact same way my friends there have.

"SURE IT TAKES AN AWFUL LONG TIME"

In the meantime enjoy begging for a landing, running out of the cockpit as you get smoked...
29th Jun 2017, 15:03
Replies: 355
Views: 344,859
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

I never said fatigue was the issue, having any...

I never said fatigue was the issue, having any say in which sleep cycle you get when you are not the PIC is the issue. No I am not at CS but have friends there and wisely choose not to get smoked...
29th Jun 2017, 15:00
Replies: 355
Views: 344,859
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

Don, I do NOT recommend these widebody...

Don,

I do NOT recommend these widebody contracts unless you want to get smoked on, have little to no part in the decision making process and want to beg for a landing. Regarding long term in...
27th Jun 2017, 15:36
Replies: 355
Views: 344,859
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

Blue-blue most jobs allow you to actually be the...

Blue-blue most jobs allow you to actually be the PIC, not get smoked upon, have some say when you get to rest vs. having the PIC tell you as the Cruise Captain when you will sleep. As I understand...
3rd Jun 2017, 15:30
Replies: 15
Views: 5,697
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

At my Chinese airline no ExPats can go beyond age...

At my Chinese airline no ExPats can go beyond age 60. Several of the Chinese Captains have attempted to continue and NONE have passed the medical as no CAAC Doc will sign your medical. In China if...
29th May 2017, 15:39
Replies: 30
Views: 11,211
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

In China most crews have 4 pilots and the...

In China most crews have 4 pilots and the Captains split the time ie 1/2 as PIC and 1/2 as Other time but it is highly questionable outside of China. Most CAAs only want you to log the PIC if you...
9th Dec 2016, 16:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,712
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

China desperately needs Captains for decades...

China desperately needs Captains for decades assuming the economy continues expanding.
8th Dec 2016, 04:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,712
Posted By WYOMINGPILOT

There are a few companies which have FOs in China...

There are a few companies which have FOs in China but I highly recommend to only come as a Captain. The upgrade is long, slow and painful here if it even ever happens. Most guys don't last that...
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