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by dashx
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Gas guzzling trudeau plane
Replies: 35
Views: 2712

Re: Gas guzzling trudeau plane

Well then lets not forget Delta MD80's still flying in and out of YYZ on a daily basis. How is the carbon print on that? What about Fed EX with the their MD 11's? Extra engine extra carbon.....Antonovs carrying cargo into YYZ. Ill bet the Russians don't care.... But please do go on grind more water....
by dashx
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 35 people injured on AC flight.
Replies: 39
Views: 4000

Re: 35 people injured on AC flight.

As a passenger I always fasten my seat belt (when seated in my seat) but here are times on a long flight when I have a need to get out of my seat. Usually it is to use the washroom. I try to use the washroom when there is no line up. If I sit too long I have a need to stretch my legs and get my circ...
by dashx
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: PORTER COMMUTER AME
Replies: 2
Views: 1658

Re: PORTER COMMUTER AME

I doubt anyone will respond. If you are an ACA on the Q400 the pay will be good and the rent is free (poor choice of words). Twelve hour shifts, nights. Plus there is always the $15 ($25??)K bonus (taxable) when you join. and if you know the Q the work is not that hard......(hard to believe unless y...
by dashx
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 787 courses.
Replies: 8
Views: 1413

Re: 787 courses.

Pelesys has recently become the choice of training for AC. Contact them to see about seat availability.
by dashx
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: DC10 Pilots Required
Replies: 19
Views: 3886

Re: DC10 Pilots Required

Flying to South America must be blooming......
by dashx
Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Part-time flying gig while working for a Major?
Replies: 9
Views: 1985

Re: Part-time flying gig while working for a Major?

"Air Canada won’t let you fly commercially on your time off since it restricts your duty times and max flying hours. Recreational flying is ok though"

How does that apply to being a chief pilot? For another company? While working for AC?
by dashx
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Sunwing Q400's?
Replies: 24
Views: 10487

Re: Sunwing Q400's?

Some are Ex Republic aircraft. They still have the N registration on them (which you can trace back to Republic). As well ex Flybe machines. There is at least one customer that I know of taking the Q's from Skyservice. The link for Flybe is 3 years old and completely out of date. Flybe has Q400's bu...
by dashx
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Former-bombardier manager sent to jail for defrauding company
Replies: 1
Views: 909

Re: Former-bombardier manager sent to jail for defrauding company

His defense must have said....They are trying to railroad me...........

Lovely Airbus/Bombardier picture.......
by dashx
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Pathetic Pearson Airport
Replies: 86
Views: 12692

Re: Pathetic Pearson Airport

Wow.......and I thought it was hard enough just trying to get to the airport (you know construction on airport rd and hwy 427....non stop traffiic on hwy 401 409 410 and 427). Walking is the last thing I worry about in the terminals.

When you bitch dont forget the tunnel to the T3 extension .......
by dashx
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Somewhere to take dual in a vintage airplane?
Replies: 5
Views: 1445

Re: Somewhere to take dual in a vintage airplane?

If you are in Ontario here is one to try:

http://www.classicaircraft.ca/
by dashx
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Circuit Altitude at CNY3
Replies: 10
Views: 2282

Re: Circuit Altitude at CNY3

http://www.collingwood.ca/regional_airport

Popped up right away..with telephone numbers.....
by dashx
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Available on Contract
Replies: 2
Views: 3539

Re: Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Available on Contract

Kelowna Flightcraft? Heavy checks Flair Air. Line Cargojet. Heavy checks Bombardier (Downsview) do you want to build Global wings??? Skyservice. Heavy and line Sunwing Phase checks (hangar and line) Air Transat Phase checks (hangar) Contract Aero, SCC Micro, Wrights International, Aerotek, Q1 (Quant...
by dashx
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Can someone Help with a contact at Sunwing -YYZ
Replies: 4
Views: 2595

Re: Can someone Help with a contact at Sunwing -YYZ

So how did it go? They've hired a few apprentices .....
by dashx
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: WestJet Maintenance
Replies: 2
Views: 3281

Re: WestJet Maintenance

Ahh...Did you have a telephone interview with Christina (never did remember if that is the correct spelling)??? And perhaps questioned the starting salary??

I couldn't accept the starting salary three years ago when it was $28....
by dashx
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Metrolinx orders from Bombardier Competitor - GOOD!
Replies: 21
Views: 4686

Re: Metrolinx orders from Bombardier Competitor - GOOD!

Well.... Q400 sales are down........ On the other hand Global production is ramping up and employees are slowly being recalled (as evidence by the recent departure of recent hires (a few anyway) from AC and Westjet). Challenger sales are still good...unline that of the RJ's. If the Combi CRJ at Fiel...
by dashx
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Bombardier exec pay skyrockets.
Replies: 30
Views: 3703

Re: Bombardier exec pay skyrockets.

Seem feel its rats jumping off a sinking ship.

Shameful.
by dashx
Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Dash 8 classic flight deck door
Replies: 4
Views: 2746

Re: Dash 8 classic flight deck door

Can you take a picture and post it???
by dashx
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Cargo jet vs encore
Replies: 16
Views: 4421

Re: Cargo jet vs encore

I can tell you what a newly licenced Ame did recently. Went from Porter to Encore then Cargojet. More money at Cargojet (and closer to home). A pilot friend tells me that Fo's at CJ make more than captains at Air Georgian (and Encore). Cargojet has agreement with AC for cargo. And Cargojet is gettin...
by dashx
Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:24 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Sentence handed down for Sunwing incident in 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2933

Re: Sentence handed down for Sunwing incident in 2014

No criminal record......Back to Kuba baby!!!!!! No more wildcatting!!!!
by dashx
Mon Oct 24, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Cell Phone Plans Canada/USA
Replies: 19
Views: 3588

Re: Cell Phone Plans Canada/USA

Look at AT&T GoPhone plans. Here is the unlimited plan that lets you talk/text/use data in Canada US and Mexico: $60 Monthly, $55 with AutoPay Unlimited Talk, Text, and Data Usage in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada (Unlimited Talk & Text requires 50% usage in the U.S.). First 6GB at high speed (then da...
by dashx
Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Boeing 737NG endorsement course
Replies: 10
Views: 2025

Re: Boeing 737NG endorsement course

http://www.flightpathinternational.com/pilot-training-courses/pilot-course-boeing-737-classic-ng Is this what you are looking for? Or this? http://www.flightpathinternational.com/technical-training/technical-training-courses-boeing They ran courses earlier this year. Have a classroom in a hotel clos...
by dashx
Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Safety wire pliers size
Replies: 11
Views: 2702

Re: Safety wire pliers size

http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/tools.asp?tool=all&Group_ID=675127&store=canada WTS6 is supposed to have the tigerwave jaws. The snap on online catalogue doesn't show the actual twisters. You need to see the paper catalogue. It was available this summer. BTW the forward engine mount on the CRJ200 use...
by dashx
Sat Oct 08, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Where were you on September 11th 2001?
Replies: 339
Views: 67264

Re: Where were you on September 11th 2001?

Flying a charter (AME on board). Diverted to Timmins.
by dashx
Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Porter Airlines
Topic: 10 years first flight to Ottawa
Replies: 0
Views: 3103

10 years first flight to Ottawa

Congratulations.

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