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JohnDoe23
10-11-2018, 06:06 PM
Gday guys,


Forgive me if this has been covered before, but I am wondering if it is correct that some regionals will allow you to borrow from "signing bonus" - and then reconcile tax payable later? (Of course liable for repaying this, in the unlikely event of not making the grade. )



I hold Australian licenses and have run out of money to finish off getting up to standard here, before sitting FAA instrument and commercial checkrides. (Have completed FAA writtens already). I meet the minimums and have a regional regularly calling me to check my progress.



This is not about being a "tight a$$" for money - rather I just don't have it. I otherwise can do it.



Has anyone heard of any such scheme?


Also, is Airline Rotary Conversion only for ex-military? I hold CPL(H) also. Do i go under this guise?


Grateful in advance for any assistance,


Safe flying,


JD


KaiGywer
10-12-2018, 03:51 AM
I don't know the fine print, but I did see an ad from Silver Airways with possibly exactly what you're looking for.

https://www.silverairways.com/pilot-recruitment

JohnDoe23
10-12-2018, 06:52 AM
Thanks Kai. Will take a look.