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  Topic: Young, Keen, Well Qualified Helicopter Pilot
novice

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PostForum: Employment   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2010 3:46 pm   Subject: Young, Keen, Well Qualified Helicopter Pilot
Where did you do your conversion? I'm trying to find my way into the industry an I'm thinking of going to Australia to train and work initially, any thoughts?
  Topic: Orlando Flight Training (flyoft.com)
novice

Replies: 12
Views: 4840

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:14 pm   Subject: Orlando Flight Training (flyoft.com)
I will be there tomorrow to check it out, not really sure about coming back to the UK to Fly, the conversion is quite expensive and complicated. I've heard, and correct me if I'm wrong that Canadian a ...
  Topic: Orlando Flight Training (flyoft.com)
novice

Replies: 12
Views: 4840

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:41 pm   Subject: Orlando Flight Training (flyoft.com)
I have my Nppl so I know the weather, but thats fixed wing. Its not really an option for me to train in the UK due to cost, I'm thinking US, OZ or Canada are the only options, I'm visiting this School ...
  Topic: Orlando Flight Training (flyoft.com)
novice

Replies: 12
Views: 4840

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:31 am   Subject: Orlando Flight Training (flyoft.com)
Offering an FAA zero to Cpl(h) course with accomodation for 20k. Does anyone have any infomation/advice or previous expirence with these guys?
  Topic: Is OZ any better?
novice

Replies: 18
Views: 7822

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 12:13 pm   Subject: Is OZ any better?
doesn't really look like i can get a permenent visa to stay. Instructor is on the list for skilled workers but i'd need 400hrs and enough money to pay for the course. With Aussie pilots looking for wo ...
  Topic: Is OZ any better?
novice

Replies: 18
Views: 7822

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Mon May 17, 2010 4:27 am   Subject: Is OZ any better?
wow, Is that before or after tax? Its a really tough decision, looking on the internet it says wages only start to become comfortable after 1500 hours, which is a fair while. Do you ever regret it?
  Topic: Is OZ any better?
novice

Replies: 18
Views: 7822

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 8:55 am   Subject: Is OZ any better?
Nothings set in stone but i expect to go with PHS in queensland, I've heard good things, the accomodations down the road and i met someone who lives there on my travels to hang out with.

Whats a r ...
  Topic: Is OZ any better?
novice

Replies: 18
Views: 7822

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Fri May 14, 2010 8:02 am   Subject: Is OZ any better?
Thanks for the info, I've spoke to the school and arranged some cheap accommodation long term in a hostel, which sounds cool there will be a lot of young people to talk too. I'm off to America for the ...
  Topic: Is OZ any better?
novice

Replies: 18
Views: 7822

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:58 am   Subject: Is OZ any better?
chopper line look quite good, they seem to have a very active approach towards employing students. at a rough guess could anyone put a price on zero to cpl? i have a fixed wing license and nco aircrew ...
  Topic: Is OZ any better?
novice

Replies: 18
Views: 7822

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:21 pm   Subject: Is OZ any better?
Thanks for the reply, I'm looking into flying in the brisbane region, one of the instructors is from the uk who went there after flying in the military. what are the minimum hours for insurance in the ...
  Topic: Is OZ any better?
novice

Replies: 18
Views: 7822

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 5:55 am   Subject: Is OZ any better?
I've been traveling for a few months now, and i quite like the idea of living somewhere hot for a bit, does anyone know if Oz is any better for getting a flying job as I've been told there's a fairly ...
  Topic: The argument against flying as a career
novice

Replies: 11
Views: 4840

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2010 5:49 am   Subject: The argument against flying as a career
My fixed wing instructor told me you can spend five days a week of your life doing boring stuff you hate and live for those two days at the end of the week when you have money, or you can do what you ...
  Topic: how long will I be paying off my loan?
novice

Replies: 56
Views: 17750

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:14 am   Subject: how long will I be paying off my loan?
no snow unfortunatly, Aisa but its sunny at least. I'm in an arkward position wasn't enjoying the RAF so i left, i love private flying and its what i'd like to do for a career. I Had a trial lesson in ...
  Topic: how long will I be paying off my loan?
novice

Replies: 56
Views: 17750

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:34 pm   Subject: how long will I be paying off my loan?
Been travelling for a few months since my trial lesson, still thinking of a way to get into the industry. I would start right away if i could just be sure i would get a job after but then i suppose ev ...
  Topic: how long will I be paying off my loan?
novice

Replies: 56
Views: 17750

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:54 pm   Subject: how long will I be paying off my loan?
Thanks that is awesome info. Roughly two thirds of the people who fly helicopters are going commercial if i have interpreted the figures 08/09 right, and the average age for people getting theirs CPL ...
 
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