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Tradewind Aviation, LLC

Oxford, CT

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QUICKTAKE
  • Airline was established in 2001
  • Tradewind Aviation launches new routes to Boston, MA and Stowe, VT from Westchester County Airport
  • ZED fair travel available on Delta and several other major and regional airlines
  • Retention bonus 5K after year 1 PIC | 10K Bonus year 2,3…etc.
  • 1st year SIC – $42,158 per year
  • 1st year PIC – $61,603
  • Upgrade opportunities at as low as 1200 hours
  • Hiring at all bases
  • No PC12 Training Contract Required
  • 401K Plan | Tradewind Matches up to 4% of employees’ annual salary after 120 days of employment.
  • Travel benefits – Free standby flights on Tradewind Routes 30 days after employment
  • ATC callsign: "GDP" - "Goodspeed"
  • This page last updated: December 28, 2016 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 90
Active: 90
Furloughed: 0
UNION
None listed

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FLEET
CJ3: 3
PC-12: 17
DOMICILES
OXC
SJU
HPN
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Typical Tradewind Pilots join as a Pilatus SIC. Within six months, they have the opportunity to upgrade to a PIC in jet with multi engine rating, AT, and interviews with large jet corporate operators.

Pilot Hiring Minimums:
SIC Requirements – 900TT | 500TT CC | 100TT Night
PIC Requirements – 1200 TT | ATP or previous Part 135 Experience

Most junior Captain hired: 10/10/2016

JUMPSEATS

Personal travel - ZED Fares/Travel benefits after 6 months of employment on Delta (ZH), Spirit (ZL), CapeAir (ZL), Virgin Atlantic, Condor, Mokulele, Swiss, WinAir, and Seaborne. 

Free Travel on Tradewind scheduled routes

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PAY NOTES

Pay Rate:

SIC – $42,158
PIC - $61,603

Captain salary goes up $2,500 every 6 months until you reach $80k.

PER DIEM

Domestic Per Diem (Hourly): $3.21/per hour plus $15.00 overnight

International Per Diem (Hourly): $3.21/per hour plus $30.00 international overnight 

RETIREMENT

401K:

Up to 4%

401K Matching: Yes