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  Topic: What to do after commercial add-on?
Hillerbee

Replies: 1
Views: 5317

PostForum: Employment   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:06 am   Subject: What to do after commercial add-on?
First of all, you won't manage the add-on in 50 hours.

Nobody will ever employ you with less than a 100 hours on helicopters. Becoming a CFI great, but again with no hours you won't be employed. Ev ...
  Topic: Heat, doors and maps...
Hillerbee

Replies: 4
Views: 1449

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun May 23, 2010 5:54 pm   Subject: Heat, doors and maps...
http://sportys.com/PilotShop/product/8782

This is what I use.
  Topic: Guimbal Cabri G2
Hillerbee

Replies: 19
Views: 21591

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:38 am   Subject: Guimbal Cabri G2
The first crash of one.

http://www.ka-news.de/region/rastatt/Helikopter-am-Flughafen-Karlsruhe-Baden-abgestuerzt;art6216,388093
  Topic: Passenger disembark, rotors running question...
Hillerbee

Replies: 34
Views: 7083

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:35 am   Subject: Passenger disembark, rotors running question...
I like to shut down, strap in the passengers myself, do a safety briefing and close and latch the door. I only allow my Boss to get in rotors running (he's obviously well experienced). Now the safety ...
  Topic: PPLs doing pleasure flying, advertising on the web
Hillerbee

Replies: 45
Views: 12016

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:56 pm   Subject: PPLs doing pleasure flying, advertising on the web
It can be worse, three years ago I met a guy, who had bought a R44, giving me his businesscard with Captain XXXX on it, he didn't even have a PPL(H) yet. Had to be flown by a CPL but in the Pub he was ...
  Topic: Help out a fellow aviatior !!!!!
Hillerbee

Replies: 15
Views: 4975

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:37 am   Subject: Help out a fellow aviatior !!!!!
Got my vote
  Topic: The helicopter industry ladder
Hillerbee

Replies: 15
Views: 4921

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:04 pm   Subject: The helicopter industry ladder
They want sling experience. Would have to work in Canada for 2 years to get the amount they want. (As far as I know the pay is worse by the way)
  Topic: The helicopter industry ladder
Hillerbee

Replies: 15
Views: 4921

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:12 am   Subject: The helicopter industry ladder
Am I missing something? Has the 'shine' faded???

What do you class as a decent job Hillerbee? Not picking on you. But if FI'ing and/or corporate EC120 flying isnt a dream job and doesnt pay well... ...
  Topic: The helicopter industry ladder
Hillerbee

Replies: 15
Views: 4921

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 12:43 pm   Subject: The helicopter industry ladder
There is no 'ladder'. You need turbine time and a lot of it to get a 'decent' job. Even a decent job doesn't pay well. If you're not ex mil, very hard to get in a lot of the jobs you mention. Return o ...
  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
Hillerbee

Replies: 129
Views: 29469

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:12 pm   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.
There's another important point, do the aircraft owners (who are not licensed themselfs, and dont' have a clue usually) actualy ask about the license? And if they do, do they know the difference betwe ...
  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
Hillerbee

Replies: 129
Views: 29469

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:35 am   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.
Usually the PPL's in corporate roles, have some kind of relation to the owner, either family or son's/daughters of good friends, or are already an employee.
  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
Hillerbee

Replies: 129
Views: 29469

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 11:55 am   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.
Why would anyone get a CPL then? Knowledge and experience is the key.
  Topic: FAA Turbine transition to the EC120, 5hrs. 2500
Hillerbee

Replies: 4
Views: 1721

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:03 pm   Subject: FAA Turbine transition to the EC120, 5hrs. 2500
Yes, theoretically you can fly any helicopter which doesn't require a (FAA) type rating, up to 12,500 lbs.

But first of all it's pretty stupid to jump in a type without training on type, secondly t ...
  Topic: FAA Turbine transition to the EC120, 5hrs. 2500
Hillerbee

Replies: 4
Views: 1721

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:20 pm   Subject: FAA Turbine transition to the EC120, 5hrs. 2500
Turbine transition training by an FAA CFI in a FAA registered helicopter.
  Topic: FAA Turbine transition to the EC120, 5hrs. 2500
Hillerbee

Replies: 4
Views: 1721

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:05 pm   Subject: FAA Turbine transition to the EC120, 5hrs. 2500
In Ireland. Also hour building available...
 
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