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by neptune
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Encore AME jobs
Replies: 292
Views: 70323

Re: Encore AME jobs

Westjet is cheap and they are not going to fill those AME positions fast enough. Encore pays peanuts and they will end up getting monkeys.
by neptune
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: KF Aerospace contractor deal!
Replies: 17
Views: 5700

Re: KF Aerospace contractor deal!

KF is a dump of a company and I certainly would not recommend it to anyone. Too much cronyism from some of the corrupted managers and you might as well be a slave if you are going to be doing heavy maintenance day in day out. Their hangars in Kelowna are old and they operate old and clapped out equi...
by neptune
Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: can foreigner get AME M license in canada?
Replies: 27
Views: 19031

Re: can foreigner get AME M license in canada?

No, Transport Canada will not give you a direct conversion from your B2 licence or whatever foreign licence that you may have. You will be required to sit all the technical exams and the regulations exam. The only credit that you will get is your experience time which will be accepted if it is docum...
by neptune
Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: AME Wages
Replies: 16
Views: 5949

Re: AME Wages

Aviation (for AMEs) is overrated, underpaid and highly unstable. Pay has not increased with time in real terms while the cost of living and housing continues to soar higher and higher. The pay for a licensed and endorsed AME does not reflect the responsibilities that go with the job. The industry ca...
by neptune
Sat Aug 13, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Delta flight lands at wrong airport.
Replies: 7
Views: 4199

Re: Delta flight lands at wrong airport.

For a two-man crew aircraft with today's hi-tech navigation it is somewhat inexcusable.
by neptune
Sat Aug 13, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The divorce thread
Replies: 30
Views: 6534

Re: The divorce thread

Excellent post by 5x5 and that is really the crux of the matter. There are no easy routes.
by neptune
Sat Mar 26, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Defueling aircraft in hanger
Replies: 42
Views: 11111

Re: Defueling aircraft in hanger

Most companies that I have worked with have not had a problem with defueling in hangar provided the common sense precautions are taken and all equipment and aircraft are electrically grounded. Then again you have to go by your company policies.

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