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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2010, 23:56
Replies: 35
Views: 10,798
Posted By Plakstift

CHC does indeed "fork out” the money to pay the...

CHC does indeed "fork out” the money to pay the difference that has been lost from this tax ruling.

CHC does this because it promised its Canadian employee, early in 2009, that the sale of CHC to...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2009, 01:48
Replies: 19
Views: 3,233
Posted By Plakstift

VFR

Dear Yannis.

You may be able to find an IFR offshore job... not impossible but the question is should you?

I do work in the offshore oil bussiness and I started after 7 years of typical VFR...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2009, 00:15
Replies: 1,299
Views: 278,367
Posted By Plakstift

Nick Lappos! Soft limiting 76 C+/C++

Can soft limiting be used on a day to day normal operation or is it designed as a "safety net" in an unplanned situation.

In my company, it is split 50/50 as to which way it is to be used but as...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2009, 00:27
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Your company... do they bear the cost (or gain)...

Your company... do they bear the cost (or gain) of adjusting to currency fluctuations or is it covered by some kind of insurance they subscibe to?
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2009, 06:06
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Heli-Jet It sounds you are talking from...

Heli-Jet

It sounds you are talking from experience. Can you tell us how you make it work for you.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2009, 01:34
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Mmm. Interesting. I don't think it has...

Mmm. Interesting.

I don't think it has been considered and may be it should. As it is now all GO pilots are paid CDN dollar and we all know that it can be quite a moody currency.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jul 2009, 03:25
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

NA... You are right in saying GO pays taxes...

NA...
You are right in saying GO pays taxes incurred while working in another country however you are responsible to pay all taxes in your country of residence. The amount paid by GO will not...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jul 2009, 12:14
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Sorry if I’ve hurt anybody’s feeling. I...

Sorry if I’ve hurt anybody’s feeling.

I agree with most of the above. The points are in line with most of the guys I work with the exception that salary seems to be #1.

The tax thing... Well...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jul 2009, 00:12
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Yes but...

NA and FG.

Indeed it is very difficult to compare, if not impossible however MAiG provided a starting point to elaborate from. Much more than you guys did.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2009, 02:42
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Yes but..

The above figures can't be denied and paint a good likeliness of reality.

I live in Australia (but I'm a G.O.) and I make a good chunk less than my CHC Oz mates. Plus the buggars get a full...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2009, 01:13
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Brighter future for all

Thanks "Northseaspray".

I agree with your statement. All helicopter pilots will benefit from this, regardless of where they are.

The helo community is a very small one, especially offshore,...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2009, 09:52
Replies: 14
Views: 3,946
Posted By Plakstift

Paddy Pilot's questions

Salary: Captain +- $87,000/year. Canadian Dollar based on 6 and 6.

Pilots are treated well and but flexibility is a must as CHC can be disorganized. Any inconveniences to the pilots are usually...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jan 2009, 14:56
Replies: 60
Views: 32,314
Posted By Plakstift

Mmm

Hi Mike.

I have flown both for many years (206 more so) and here's my 2 cents.

Safety: Both are extremely safe aircraft.

Initial cost: The EC120 is much more expensive. (Current market)
...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Dec 2008, 00:43
Replies: 12
Views: 2,327
Posted By Plakstift

Any with an 8 ohm (high) impedence.

Any with an 8 ohm (high) impedence.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2008, 22:16
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By Plakstift

Check with "The VIH group" in Victoria, Canada....

Check with "The VIH group" in Victoria, Canada. They operate 222s and they have been doing so for quite a while.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2008, 13:19
Replies: 88
Views: 25,463
Posted By Plakstift

Does Bristow pay in USD?

Does Bristow pay in USD?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2008, 16:47
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Shawn. Thank you for showing how one can be...

Shawn.

Thank you for showing how one can be diplomatic and civilized when you replied to "garsr1".

Well said.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2008, 06:50
Replies: 81
Views: 15,378
Posted By Plakstift

Great.

Thank you for the update.

November will be over before we know it and hopefully we will know where we stand.

It's too bad that the company turned this into something bitter.

The...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2008, 09:11
Replies: 13
Views: 2,052
Posted By Plakstift

Deep Freeze

There is indeed a deep hiring freeze at CHC and not only for pilots. Experienced engineer and Avionics Tech. have also been told of a hiring freeze.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2008, 00:00
Replies: 57
Views: 14,346
Posted By Plakstift

Clegg's memo

Um... lifting...

Clegg's memo is indeed reassuring but that is the problem. This man job's is to say anything to keep the show going on.

Until Revenue Canada says so it is not a done deal.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Dec 2007, 22:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Plakstift

Very well done, Northspray. I work for GO...

Very well done, Northspray.

I work for GO and it was known to us before we started the association that it would proved more difficult than any other division to get certification.

We are real...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Dec 2007, 10:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Plakstift

Northspray! All I can say is !! WOW !!

Northspray!

All I can say is !! WOW !!
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2007, 13:00
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,729,973
Posted By Plakstift

Bristow Shananigans

Thank you Rotor Rooter for the news clip. Being on the NYSE brings accountability.

I also see no reasons why CHC aren't doing the same. They just haven't been caught yet.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Aug 2007, 06:15
Replies: 436
Views: 68,428
Posted By Plakstift

Update?

What is the latest with PHI's labor dispute?
Is it resolved?
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2007, 10:59
Replies: 65
Views: 14,830
Posted By Plakstift

Well said.

The crewing from Aquila13 make perfect sense to me. It is pretty much what I have seen my prior bases.

I am on a single aircraft base and I am on 24/7 and that's got to change but I am dismissed...
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