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Lowtimer Milestones/contrail Minimum Requirements


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It's been a while since I poked the beehive, so here goes :D


Are Contrail minimums of 1000 or 1500 hours still the norm, or are things changing? Where I used to work, one of our Contrail clients would accept 750 hour pilots to fly for them on a case by case basis. I hear-tell of another Alberta based company that can use 500 hour pilots for their Contrail clients.


I've been flying in the tourism end of the business for the past few months, and I've just passed 500 hours - is this a meaningful landmark anywhere else in the industry these days?


No reason, just curious. Discuss!


- Daz

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Upon re-reading my own post I feel i should clarify that I'm not trolling for jobs; I'm genuinely curious. I *like* where I'm flying right now - I'm flying lots, learning TONS, and the views are amazing B)

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Hey Daz, the hour min requirements depend on several things: the client, type of aircraft, type of flying, training programs, additional equipment installed (FDM by example) as well as a few others.

For the most part if you want the hour mins reduced show the client how you will mitigate the risk of putting in a lower time pilot.


Good to see you're flying!

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Yup - pretty crowded in there. Purged a bunch of old messages; should be better now.

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