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24th Oct 2020, 04:08
Replies: 38
Views: 19,685
Posted By Flying Mechanic

i am a pilot based in Japan, still have a job. I...

i am a pilot based in Japan, still have a job. I loose my job , i plan to become an amazon delivery driver . That will keep food on the table and pay the rent . prior to flying i was a aircraft...
1st Apr 2020, 03:10
Replies: 1
Views: 518
Posted By Flying Mechanic

PART 135 domestic charter/ non green card holder

Does anyone know the rules on this. Can a non green card holder fly domestic USA charter for a 135 company ?
16th Mar 2020, 11:50
Replies: 5
Views: 2,837
Posted By Flying Mechanic

I think the owner only got the Jet about a month...

I think the owner only got the Jet about a month ago. Good source of spares for his next G4.
11th Mar 2020, 08:46
Replies: 86
Views: 60,410
Posted By Flying Mechanic

Very sad news

Very sad news
15th Dec 2019, 15:50
Replies: 50
Views: 37,939
Posted By Flying Mechanic

RIP SCOTTY. Met him up the Torres Straits in 1999...

RIP SCOTTY. Met him up the Torres Straits in 1999 , always good to have a beer with and hear his stories. He had a great career, and also gave many a young pilot there first gig. Will raise a cold...
Forum: Middle East
9th May 2019, 05:19
Replies: 96
Views: 86,266
Posted By Flying Mechanic

What’s the latest with Nexus, I heard they are...

What’s the latest with Nexus, I heard they are hiring for the G650 fleet, with 35 on 31 off, anyone heard any good/ bad about this job?
9th May 2019, 05:15
Replies: 3
Views: 2,408
Posted By Flying Mechanic

I think calling it a major crisis is a bit...

I think calling it a major crisis is a bit dramatic. There’s over 100 biz jets in HK and the pearl river delta, there’s about 10 for sale . The China slow down is real and the market is probably at...
4th Mar 2019, 06:46
Replies: 34
Views: 13,896
Posted By Flying Mechanic

Also as said before , get your command. Even in...

Also as said before , get your command. Even in Asia where I am based , you could easily wait 5 years for a left seat job.
4th Mar 2019, 06:43
Replies: 34
Views: 13,896
Posted By Flying Mechanic

I went airline to corporate back in 2009. Took...

I went airline to corporate back in 2009. Took unpaid leave from the airline and never looked back. My plan was if all else failed I could go back and fly an airbus . Before you make the leap ,...
28th Feb 2019, 15:45
Replies: 4
Views: 2,770
Posted By Flying Mechanic

Sen me your email , I got some good study notes/...

Sen me your email , I got some good study notes/ cheat sheets .
27th Jan 2019, 15:59
Replies: 32
Views: 23,105
Posted By Flying Mechanic

I was right seat in a A330 in 2009, thought there...

I was right seat in a A330 in 2009, thought there was no way I could do this for th next 30 years. So I went corporate, and never looked back. Never done greater than 400 hours a year, the lowest was...
29th Oct 2018, 17:45
Replies: 23
Views: 21,547
Posted By Flying Mechanic

I do think Metrojet operates any of those types...

I do think Metrojet operates any of those types anymore. Possibly a 605 . My advice to anyone keen on Hk, go to HK with a good suit and a descent briefcase and go and knock on doors. I know guys /...
29th Oct 2018, 17:41
Replies: 4
Views: 4,090
Posted By Flying Mechanic

You get on 3 crew account at Sino, life is good....

You get on 3 crew account at Sino, life is good. 2 crew part 91 you will be working hard and fatigue, just bear that in mind when you signed the contract.
16th Jun 2018, 06:09
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By Flying Mechanic

To increase your chances , get your FAA cpl/ir. I...

To increase your chances , get your FAA cpl/ir. I had a Ozzie CPL, converted it to a FAA and had a lot more job offers, ended up flying there for a year. Good luck you will enjoy time there. I went...
5th May 2018, 04:57
3rd Feb 2018, 22:58
Replies: 11
Views: 2,719
Posted By Flying Mechanic

@Wisers. Apply to HK express. They are taking...

@Wisers. Apply to HK express. They are taking turbo prop pilots on to the 320. You will get a HK ATPL, there’s over a100 biz jets based in Hong Kong, and once established in HK easier to apply to...
16th Jan 2018, 13:40
Replies: 7
Views: 2,351
Posted By Flying Mechanic

DO IT

Most chief pilots/ DFO will give you the time of day. Be prepared to wait around.
My first 3 flying jobs were all gained by knocking on doors , so it works.
14th Jan 2018, 11:16
Replies: 1
Views: 1,366
Posted By Flying Mechanic

1 yes 2 not the rotation your hoping for .u...

1 yes
2 not the rotation your hoping for .u might get 2 on, 1 off, thatís months.
11th Jan 2018, 04:46
Replies: 17
Views: 3,956
Posted By Flying Mechanic

What license do you hold ? Occasionally you see N...

What license do you hold ? Occasionally you see N reg jobs for G4 and G450. A friend of mine is flying a G450 in Nigeria itís N reg and managed from the USA.
7th Nov 2017, 13:26
Replies: 1
Views: 2,289
Posted By Flying Mechanic

Heís on Facebook. He still lives in Honkers,...

Heís on Facebook. He still lives in Honkers, doing freelance Bombardier Global flying at the moment .
I will take a screen shot of your message and fwd it to him on Facebook.
23rd Oct 2017, 12:44
Replies: 8
Views: 2,450
Posted By Flying Mechanic

Apply to Eva Air Taiwan, they will rate you on...

Apply to Eva Air Taiwan, they will rate you on the 330/321 if you want to fly Airbus. You need 500 jet. I am x Eva myself , pm me if u want more info.
12th Oct 2017, 02:44
Replies: 274
Views: 315,671
Posted By Flying Mechanic

Eva , get in , get the experience you want and...

Eva , get in , get the experience you want and leave . Itís rotating door, they know , this the low salaries. You will get good training , sure there are some nasty captains, just play the game. The...
12th Oct 2017, 02:36
Replies: 14
Views: 4,334
Posted By Flying Mechanic

The fastest turns in my experience is PAFA,...

The fastest turns in my experience is PAFA, Aerofuel Alaska . 27 mins is my best.
7th Oct 2017, 03:05
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By Flying Mechanic

170 is about right for HK. The highest paid SIC I...

170 is about right for HK. The highest paid SIC I know in HK is on 138 on a Global. Other operators will start you on 155 as pic, but education allowance and medical benefits can easily add 3000 usd...
5th Sep 2017, 02:06
Replies: 6
Views: 11,615
Posted By Flying Mechanic

I would like to apologise to Presidential leasing...

I would like to apologise to Presidential leasing for the statement I made on 6 March 2016 and will delete the statement as it was not true.
18th Aug 2016, 12:32
Replies: 7
Views: 6,488
Posted By Flying Mechanic

I only know of Jet Avaition and Metrojet hiring...

I only know of Jet Avaition and Metrojet hiring turbo prop guys onto Corp jets.
If you are after your first jet job, HK express has opened its doors to Turbo prop men and women. Cathay is also...
3rd Jun 2016, 04:32
Replies: 13
Views: 7,806
Posted By Flying Mechanic

So the same 2 idiots who nearly destroyed...

So the same 2 idiots who nearly destroyed Metrojet in HKG, dine a fine job with Rizon Jet. I wonder where they will turn up next.
27th May 2016, 09:05
Replies: 1
Views: 2,954
Posted By Flying Mechanic

He's running Bellawings in Hong Kong.

He's running Bellawings in Hong Kong.
16th May 2016, 00:15
Replies: 489
Views: 608,204
Posted By Flying Mechanic

The only time your company pays your tax in HK is...

The only time your company pays your tax in HK is if you do a runner, then the company has to pay the bill. Seen it done a few times over the years in HK.
9th May 2016, 00:32
Replies: 23
Views: 21,547
Posted By Flying Mechanic

What sort of turbo prop have you been flying?

What sort of turbo prop have you been flying?
Forum: Middle East
3rd May 2016, 04:07
Replies: 13
Views: 8,538
Posted By Flying Mechanic

To do it at Cae Dubai, you will to get the...

To do it at Cae Dubai, you will to get the written done first in the USA, and yes the new course takes a week. I think you will have to do a full type rating of some description to get in done in CAE...
3rd May 2016, 03:45
Replies: 18
Views: 8,102
Posted By Flying Mechanic

No , I left USA with about 400 hours, then to...

No , I left USA with about 400 hours, then to Australia for 3 years, got a bush job, then the Caribean flying twins, then Middle East. never got a airline job until I had 4500 hours. Did the airline...
7th Apr 2016, 08:35
Replies: 9
Views: 7,758
Posted By Flying Mechanic

Once you have your CPL/IR , you need to get down...

Once you have your CPL/IR , you need to get down there and knock on doors, it's as asimple as that. Take with you 3 white shirts/uniform pants and be ready to work. Take any job as a foot in to a...
6th Apr 2016, 05:18
Replies: 16
Views: 11,520
Posted By Flying Mechanic

you will get a HK ATPL based on your ICAO lic,...

you will get a HK ATPL based on your ICAO lic, and will sit Air Law x2, Human Factors, Aircraft Tech and perf exam.
sim profile pretty standard, usually done in the 747. Take off with engine...
22nd Mar 2016, 11:19
Replies: 7
Views: 9,039
Posted By Flying Mechanic

With the downturn in the Macau casino business ,...

With the downturn in the Macau casino business , many pilots arrive at Landmark, and start looking elsewhere......is 20 miles away across the Pearl River delta .its a good way to get into the Asian...
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