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Nicaflyer
01-28-2008, 07:02 AM
I'm looking for a flying (or maybe FE) job that has a month-on, month-off schedule. 15 days (or so) on, and 15 days (or so) off would be ok, too. Does anybody know of companies like that that are hiring?

I am an American living in Nicaragua, flying for a missionary service (Casa de Servicio) on the east coast of Nicaragua, that's why I need the long schedule...otherwise there would be too much expense and time getting back and forth to work.

Although I enjoy the work out there, and know it is important, I miss having things like running water, and being around other pilots and just having a normal life (even though it's not most people's idea of NORMAL!).

I have about 6500 hours, spent the past 7 years flying BE400's and CE500 series at Flight Options. Before that, the Metroliner.

Any ideas? Thanks!


cruiseclimb
01-28-2008, 10:14 AM
Nica Flyer.. I actually want to move to the west coast there and live.. more around San Juan.. Would love to talk to you about it. I would take your job if you move on :) Try Kalitta.. It's 17 on and 13 off. They will fly you to the plane so you can live anywhere in the US.

atpcliff
01-28-2008, 11:31 AM
Hi!

Atlas/Polar, World and Gemini are all 17 on/rest of month off, and home basing (more or less). NetJets is also home basing, but it's 7/7.

A lot of Asian jobs are starting to offer 30/30 with positive space flights for the bimonthly commute.

pprune.org has a lot of info on the Asian Middle Eastern countries.

Oh, and Emirates (Dubai) now has 3 female pilots, I believe.

Hasta Luego,

cliff
KYIP

PS-My CEO would like to move somewhere that's hot. CA, AZ, TX, FL are all too cold.


Nicaflyer
01-28-2008, 12:31 PM
Cruiseclimb,

Thanks for the tip on Kalitta!

Yeah, any questions I can answer about Nicaragua, just let me know! You can contact me at [email protected] (still working on geting my posts up to the point where I can pm). I (still!) havenīt been out to the west coast yet, just MGA and RAAN (northern atlantic region). Also a short trip to Massaya and Granada. When do you plan to move down?

Nicaflyer
01-28-2008, 12:39 PM
ATPCliff,

Thanks!

I am going to look into these companies, also the Chinese ones. I used to spend time on PPRUNE sometime back...I think I will revisit it.

My dad and grandpa live outside Phoenix. I canīt imagine Phoenix in the summer is too cool for anybody! Maybe he should live inside a microwave oven :rolleyes:. Right now, it is comfortably warm here, with a good amount of sun and nice breezes. March and April are the hottest months.

Take care!

AKfreighter
01-29-2008, 04:14 PM
If you work the bush in Alaska you can do 15 on/off and be with other pilots. But you wouldn't have exactly a "normal" life.

What about Net Jets? I think they have schedules that fit what you're looking for.

KoruPilot
01-30-2008, 12:01 AM
Jade Cargo now has a month on, month off contract. B744 based out of China.

cruiseclimb
01-30-2008, 01:48 AM
All good stuff.. and thanks Nica Flyer.. I'll drop you an email...