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Danqaz
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When I was at the abby airshow I saw a demonstration from heli-jet, and being a fixed wing guy I thought nothing of it, but after it had finished I began to think flying a helicopter for a career wouldnt be half bad, and my question is what is the helicopter equivelant to air canada, heli-jet sorta thing?....and flying never has anything to do with money but I was just wondering what is the pay range is like for the top of the line chopper pilots?

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Losing money, badly managed? You could say that most helicopter companies on that basis were like Air Canada :) However, they're certainly not bloated with staff, so I guess the comparison ends there, except for, say, Canadian, judging by other posts I've seen recently. In terms of public perception, and their view of a pilot's status, I can't really think of one - helicoptering in Canada is very much a blue-collar job.

 

Having said all that, based on my own experience, I would have to say Cougar must be up there, with Remote and Yellowhead in their own markets, plus Alpine, Venture and Abitibi based on what I hear.

 

Phil

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