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by Ex99guy
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: New Arbitrated Contract
Replies: 123
Views: 18906

Re: New Arbitrated Contract

mbav8r wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:17 pm
Very sad to hear that the news is disappointing,
This coming from the guy who voted in a B scale at Jazz.
by Ex99guy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: WestJet pilots to fly Swoop aircraft
Replies: 524
Views: 82075

Re: WestJet pilots to fly Swoop aircraft

Hey Tbaylx,

Enough with the cavalier attitude.

Every time we here that disgusting call sign on the radio we all die inside.

My "jumpseat" will never be open to the "26".

Pound sand,


The rest of Canadian aviation
by Ex99guy
Sun May 13, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Swoop offering yearly bonuses?
Replies: 37
Views: 9329

Re: Swoop offering yearly bonuses?

If any of you Whoopsters are reading this, hear me now, good luck EVER getting a jumpseat....not that I expect you to care but you’ve lost the respect of, at the very least, 91% of Westjet Pilots. I know quite a number of good people who are now working at swoop and count a number of them as friend...
by Ex99guy
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: New hire bids
Replies: 565
Views: 131808

Re: New hire bids


Let them be short. Maybe then they'll realize that paying peanuts in exchange for a tiny carrot at the end of a stick is a bad retention tool.
by Ex99guy
Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Fire trucks following West Jet 767 in YYC
Replies: 20
Views: 4874

Re: Fire trucks following West Jet 767 in YYC

Fire trucks followed in a 37 today. Apparently Elsa got a little heated. Smoke in the cabin and cockpit of 1401.
by Ex99guy
Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:24 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: CMA vs. Pasco
Replies: 7
Views: 2026

Re: CMA vs. Pasco

Please tell me you have other options than just those two companies. There's so many options you could surely get a better job.
by Ex99guy
Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:18 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Bearskin FO Pay
Replies: 29
Views: 5138

Re: Bearskin FO Pay

Why waste your time with a $#!t company like Bearskin? Shoot straight to the regionals. With the amount of movement happening there, there is no need for you to subsidize training at Bearskin with an upfront bond. Save your parents the money and go straight for Encore, Jazz or Sky. For the record, i...
by Ex99guy
Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Pilot mobility agreement
Replies: 38
Views: 19205

Re: Pilot Mobility Agreement

So in the case I "qualify" as an OTS candidate, which in my case is more like OTC (go figure) and have plenty of say B777 time, would AC most likely assigned me to that type for the first four years? Thank you. So what did you pay for that type rating Dannyjet? Hardly believe this is a hypothetical.
by Ex99guy
Tue May 03, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Career move where to go
Replies: 22
Views: 4288

Re: Career move where to go

FAF wrote:Given the choice, where do you suggest I go, Captain on a King Air 200 or FO on an ATR?

What do you guys think.

Just my two cents, but given that choice, I would've applied at McGill to get an MBa. Might as well make money and enjoy life a little bit.
by Ex99guy
Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Instructor hours
Replies: 23
Views: 1717

Re: Instructor hours

photofly wrote:The point you're missing is that, if instructing time is worthless or not - that's still all you need for an ATPL.
If you're asking me, the answer is yes.
by Ex99guy
Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Instructor hours
Replies: 23
Views: 1717

Re: Instructor hours

First they manage it mentally with their heads. It's about staying ahead of the airplane in all circumstances and conditions. Instructors learn to manage the airplane with one other variable factor, the unpredictable student. They spend hours staying ahead of a student who is likely behind the airp...
by Ex99guy
Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Another CMA Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 3686

Re: Another CMA Thread

Good place to . bags or sell charters for 3 years while waiting for your number to be called on the low time list. Expect to be passed to be passed by a few off the street hires in that time. It'll be even longer if you go there without your multi. The clock doesn't start ticking until you've met AL...
by Ex99guy
Thu Dec 24, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Christmas Eve Tradition
Replies: 12
Views: 3196

Re: Christmas Eve Tradition

Was just thinking of this earlier tonight. Going to sit down with a glass of Christmas cheer, listen to this great story and reminisce of my days flying up north! I remember listening to this in crew housing on Christmas Eve!

Thanks for the bump North Shore, and Merry Christmas!
by Ex99guy
Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Suncor flight dept shutting down?
Replies: 58
Views: 15243

Re: Suncor flight dept shutting down?

Good, an Oil company has no business running an airline. They sub out everything else including there own employees, why would they want to mess with aviation? Not in there area of expertise, go drill a well... Go kick rocks prodriver. If this turns out to be true, good luck to all the Suncor crew....
by Ex99guy
Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:37 am
Forum: Corporate
Topic: Chartright YYC
Replies: 9
Views: 7413

Re: Chartright YYC

Not sure Chartright can get pilots with the sub industry standard pay they offer. Care to share any facts or figures besides one slanderous statement? Where do you receive your info? No slander in that statement. Pay for pilots could definitely go up. Heard of a few guys turning down the job becaus...
by Ex99guy
Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:11 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: AirSprint Fleet Transition
Replies: 282
Views: 80603

Re: AirSprint Fleet Transition

I will add one comment about your interview experience, and I should clarify that I am speaking in general as I do not know who you are and had nothing to do with the interview. Our experience with people coming from the 705 world is that a high percentage don't really know what they are applying f...

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