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flx757

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SA-227 METROLINER CAPTAINS

Ameriflight has immediate openings for SA-227 METROLINER CAPTAINS to fill the following openings: Bozeman (BZN), MT, Cincinnati (CVG), OH. Desired qualifications are 2500 TT, 1000 AMEL PIC, 750 hours of turboprop time, and an ATP with AMEL privileges. An SA-227 type rating is preferred, but not required. Ameriflight offers excellent benefits. Complete our on-line application or submit your resume via e-mail to Pilots@ameriflight.com or via fax to (818) 846-4091. EOE



BERRY AVIATION
ATTN: Mike Snyder
San Marcos, TX 78666
FAX (512) 353-2593
Phone (800) 229-2379
 

cheezpilot

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Try Business Aviation Courier out of Souix Falls,SD. They have six or seven SA227's and pay pretty good. Also, Superior Aviation out of Lansing, MI. They have about a dozen SA227/226's. Both 135 freight operators. Keylime Air out of Dnever has a few also doing freight.
 

captjim

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Busness Aviation is the best! I used to fly 310/402's for them They are great! No presure to go fly. They know you want to finish your route. Pay and beni's are better than Coex. If they call go! Great operation, great people.
 

cheezpilot

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I second that. I know two pilots over at Business Aviation and they both make a good chunk of change flying the betro only a few hours a week. I think one flies about 70 hours a month and cleared over 65k last year. They pay well and treat you good. Some of the pilots stick around for quite a while since it is a good job.
 

Lou3

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I have an interview scheduled with Berry Aviation next week, if anyone has a gouge for them I would appreciate it.

Thanks.
 
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Habib

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Business Aviation

I know some people at Business Aviation Courier (BAC) which fly's 7 Metro's (SA-227) and 13 Twin Cessnas (404, 402's, 310's, and a 208) Maint is awsome, pay is good, and they treat you real well, that is why most of the people stay there for a long time. There is no pressure to fly in real bad weather, and they support 99% of your choices. They just started a SIC/FO program in the Metro, but they do not hire into it. You have to fly the Pistons first then they bid the right seat of the Metro, so they pay pretty good to sit in the right seat, they only have about 2-3 SIC/FO's, and they only do it every other week, so most of the time is single pilot. The main reason that they do the SIC/FO thing is to prepare them for the upgrade and give some real time and practice in the airplane, and help them to pass the Type ride on the 1st try, pretty nice if you ask me. They DON'T do any kind of pay for training either, pretty nice too. The pay on the piston runs is real good to, for what you are doing, and to upgrade to the metro in time. Hope this helps, the people I know there sure like it.
 

vtchaz

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Ameriflight

Ameriflight is the largest 135 operator and also the largest Metro operator with around 40 metros throughout the country. Don't know if they are hiring driectly into the Metro anymore, but you can try especially if you have metro time.
 

climbhappy

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try IBC AIRWAYS, out of Miaimi, pronounced mi jambe if you're spanish.

i worked temporarily for an engine comapny during 2002, i was furloughed.. did some marketing, went to an annual metro operators conference. i have the whole national list. played golf with the head of a california company. PM me if want the info and i give it you, via fax. eight pages or so.
 

Patriot328

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Since y'all seem to be on top of current

metro operators..


Is Merlin Express still in business (I know they were bought out by corporate air something another out of Billings a while back).

Merlin had been slowly dying and I heard all they had left was the operation out of San Juan..


They still around?
 

climbhappy

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merlin express

according to my notes , i met folks from Merlin Express, of San antonio, TX. ph 800 834 1506, June 2002; the only billings montana company was Big Sky Airlines, ph 406 247 3939,

don't know if the two were related
 

Patriot328

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Thanx for the info. Bid sky isn't who I'm thinking of. There's another operator based in Billings that flies for FedEx.. a lot of caravans.

They bought Merlin back in... oh... 2000-2001-ish? Started to run it into the ground. Every base was closed down with the exception of SJU I believe. Even the ewr-bda run got nixed. I think MIA was shut down as well..

Ah well... no worries, just curious :)
 

ASABound

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I think that Trans States is hiring metroliner pilots. I know for a fact that they are hiring street captains into the J41. Hope this helps.
 
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