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best place to find a ferry pilot?

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I was looking to speak to a few ferry pilots about their jobs and experiences.  Anyone know of any good places where I can speak with guys who do full time ferry flights of single engine planes?  Thanks.

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  1. Andreas Rosquist on Oct 02, 2013

    Hello, i know there are some ferry pilots on Facebook. Search for The ferry pilot. And you can also find some groups on Facebook for ferry pilots. I think they can answer your questions.
    Kind regards

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  2. Kris Kortokrax on Oct 02, 2013

    What is your idea of what a ferry pilot’s job might be?

    I have ferried many helicopters across the country. Also antique airplanes such as Stearman, WACO and T-6. There is not a constant necessity for the service. It comes and goes. You won’t likely be hired to ferry aircraft unless you have a fair amount of piloting experience and can meet insurance requirements for the particular aircraft that needs ferrying at any given time. In most cases, there is pressure to complete the mission. The aircraft needs to be at a certain place at a certain time.

    I don’t know how much of a market there might be for ferrying single engine airplanes, until you start talking about tailwheel or more advanced airplanes like a Pilatus or Caravan or Meridian.

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  3. Ken on Oct 03, 2013

    Check with Cirrus Aircraft in Duluth, MN… I know they have at least a few ferry pilots on staff, because I share an office with a Cirrus sales rep., and the ferry pilots are dropping off and picking up new planes all the time!

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  4. Kev Hughes on Oct 04, 2013

    Ken… how could I get in contact with one of those ferry pilots from Cirrus do you think? I dropped you an email but maybe it didn’t come through…

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