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  1. That wasn't an insult he was just stating a fact. But I will commend you on at least getting a coherent sentence out.
  2. shakey

    Equipment for training

    Like Zazu said buy a cheaper used sph5 you will always get your money back when you go to sell it. There are lots of them out there with 100 hrs or less on them.
  3. It's amazing you never thrived in this industry. I have disagreed with many people on here but still respect their opinion but you don't fall in to that category. Put the bottle down bud it's not one of your redeeming qualities.
  4. Great reply RDM 1. I have worked for several companies that gave 100 hr guys their start. I have also been in a position to throw the duals in and let said pilots fly. The one thing I noticed about myself was the ones who would go the extra mile like drop the fork at dinner and come help me wash and put away gear were the ones who I'd go the extra mile for. Just because you paid your money doesn't mean you get to advance. I had one low hour pilot lean against the fuel cabinet with his hands in his pocket watch me wash the helicopter after he finally came out of the crew shack (had to finish supper) That same tour we had a job that involved us both going. The owner asked me "why I didn't throw the duals in and let him fly"? I didn't feel the need. Another new hour girl sat and chatted with other crew while I swept the hangar floor. I had a couple thousand hours at the time. Assistant ops manager came out and asked me why I was doing it. It wasn't going to sweep itself was my reply. She never got going either. My point is you will need to impress more than the owner if you want a shot. Even the line pilots will tell you that the company will or will not get you advancing your career. I've told fellas that you should move on and the company uses low timers and never gets them going. It always srprised me that when they didn't take the advise and ended up bitter they were still on the ground 3-4 years later. Don't forget we've all been there even if we act like we haven't. Good luck. PS If they don't give you a little stick time here or there after a year that's a good indicator they never will.
  5. That's good to hear. I've seen many a young pilot get used for skills only to be replaced once their skills are no longer needed.
  6. Is he flying or are they just putting his something to offer to full use? There are plenty of guys/girls who got their foot in the door with something to offer that never spun a blade.
  7. The difference is also the digger guy and cab guy won't do it for free because their boss has showed them a stack of resumes of their potential replacements.😎 I used to love that one.
  8. shakey

    Flight Manual for AS365N3

    I was thinking the same thing. If he's looking I can see people jumping to help when asking so politely.😀
  9. shakey

    Ben Kilmer Missing

    I hope they find him well. I hate hearing this kind of thing.
  10. Hmmm! You would think he'd know better then.
  11. That's the spirit!
  12. Would you have listened if we told you?
  13. 9 out of 7 people don't understand fractions!
  14. shakey

    Restaurant stops

    I'm envious. Sounds like a nice day to spend with family. You're a lucky man but I'm sure more hard working than lucky. Well done.
  15. shakey

    Restaurant stops

    I'm sure you would have had some response's if you asked where you could get a crap wonder bread sandwich with some stale cookies. (any forestry camp} With what pilots are paid now day's eating out would entail a meal with a crew dressed in yellow nomex. If Nakoda is the worst food you've ever experienced you should try a Saskatchewan forestry tour some time.