1234australia wrote:Hi guys thanks for your help I have decided to go with ocean air to do my 50 hour course and they are also going to help me convert my licence to a Canadian CPL. I am happy to work on the ramps as well to begin and have decided to do the 50 hour course to give me some experience bush flying. Any other tips or information or information would be greatly appreciated.
CFII wrote:Any operator is going to be very cautious of a new hire unless references are very strong from an experienced bush pilot. Alaskans in particular want "Alaskan" experience due mainly to weather and compass/dead reckoning navigation issues, the landing sites are no more difficult than anywhere else, in fact often easier because of generally less runway obstructions.
Expect to start out flying easy stuff (if you get to fly at all....) until confidence is built up by everyone involved.
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