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by kevenv
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: IFR Charts Question
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: IFR Charts Question

Ki-ll wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:28 am
kevenv wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:00 pm
I have a copy of both if you would like to compare them.
Do yo have a current version of 308?
Jan 2017 is the version I have.
by kevenv
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: IFR Charts Question
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: IFR Charts Question

pelmet wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:18 am
Much appreciated. But admittedly, I am happy with a simple answer.
It has been too long since i had anything to do with approaches and departures to give you good answer.
by kevenv
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: IFR Charts Question
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: IFR Charts Question

I have a copy of both if you would like to compare them.
by kevenv
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Cleared to Taxi to a rwy is not a clearance to cross any rwy
Replies: 11
Views: 1140

Re: Cleared to Taxi to a rwy is not a clearance to cross any rwy

pelmet wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:45 pm
Does anyone know if the AIM or regulation says that you must get a clearance from ATC to exit from the landing runway onto another runway?
In the AIM - 4.4.4 - Taxiing, page 238: No aircraft shall exit a runway onto another runway unless instructed or authorized to do so by ATC.
by kevenv
Tue May 14, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Referral program testing!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: Referral program testing!!!

I would think flying experience would greatly help a candidate during their training for the same reason an Air Traffic Controller would have an easier time with training as a Pilot considering radio work, airspace, and air traffic procedures are overlapping knowledge, maybe not in the exact same c...
by kevenv
Sat May 11, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Equipment Code on Flight Plan
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Re: Equipment Code on Flight Plan

Who assigns SIDs? If so, if someone asks for a specific SID, wouldn't that person at least try to figure out why someone asked for something specific? If you are at an airport with a tower, it would be whoever happens to be working clx delivery, otherwise it is obtained and relayed from the ACC con...
by kevenv
Fri May 10, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Equipment Code on Flight Plan
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Re: Equipment Code on Flight Plan

We have easy access to "most" flight planned info. It's just a matter of bringing up your flight plan on the screen (when busy, no one want's to have to do this as it takes up valuable real estate on the screen). We will see all of the equipment codes that you have filed (again, we have to open your...
by kevenv
Sun May 05, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Referral program testing!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: Referral program testing!!!

A bunch of flying experience will help you initially. Once you get into the training, not so much.
by kevenv
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: P-3 or CP-140?
Replies: 28
Views: 3455

Re: P-3 or CP-140?

Same designator is used for both.
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by kevenv
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Air Canada YHZ
Replies: 54
Views: 5688

Re: Air Canada YHZ

Nobody thought to report the runway condition down there to the crew... told them some taxiways were closed and to get off on the end. Those guys were along for the ride when the aircraft weathercocked sideways on the unreported ice. These statements are based on what? You know for a fact that they...
by kevenv
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: NavCanada Hiring
Topic: Ita exam questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1666

Re: Ita exam questions

This mind sound a tad rude but if you aren't willing to memorize a few airport and airline identifiers on the ITA you'll be in for a surprise during your training. Also, i'm not sure asking if you need to learn something or not during your course is a good idea. Good luck! LOL, I was contemplating ...
by kevenv
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: NavCanada Hiring
Topic: FEAST
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: FEAST

hopefulguy wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:34 pm
wait; I just realized, you've been around since 2016, and you still haven't applied? o_O
His first post from 2016 indicates he made it as far as the phone interview.
by kevenv
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: ATS Question Forum
Topic: Newbie questions regarding IFR vs VFR
Replies: 6
Views: 1811

Re: Newbie questions regarding IFR vs VFR

Just to add to what Braun has said: lots of older controllers have done both VFR and IFR. There is no magic formula for where you will do best. I have done towers, terminals and enroute. They are all different, even the same job at different locations. In recent years, with the ability to transfer j...
by kevenv
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: NavCanada Hiring
Topic: YQM FEAST assessment late Oct/Early Nov
Replies: 11
Views: 1462

Re: YQM FEAST assessment late Oct/Early Nov

Day one of boot camp was today.
by kevenv
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: NavCanada Hiring
Topic: IFR Generic or Specialty student
Replies: 1
Views: 883

Re: IFR Generic or Specialty student

Why not post your questions here and let everyone benefit from the answers?
by kevenv
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: NavCanada Hiring
Topic: YYZ Fall 2018 Assessments
Replies: 49
Views: 5972

Re: YYZ Fall 2018 Assessments

BenjaminCook wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:35 am
Jesus, 30 of 250? That's an 8.3% pass rate. These people are crazy.
30 of 250 is a 12% pass rate not 8.3.

Plus it is not a pass rate. 30 people didn't pass with 220 people failing. They took the top 30 scores. Big difference from 220 peopled failed.
by kevenv
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: US pilot - first time to Nova Scotia
Replies: 9
Views: 1469

Re: US pilot - first time to Nova Scotia

1 - How is the radar coverage in the area? If I go VFR, should I expect to be able to get flight following? If we aren't busy you will get flight following. Radar coverage isn't an issue as there are radars at Digby, Halifax and Sydney. The issue is frequency coverage. Flying at 7500 or 9500 feet m...
by kevenv
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: King Air Pilots Should Look at Their Fuel Caps Before Takeoff
Replies: 10
Views: 2408

Re: King Air Pilots Should Look at Their Fuel Caps Before Takeoff

2 at YFC. They are flying pretty much non stop, mostly round robins in the FIR but some to YQB and back as well.
by kevenv
Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: NavCanada Hiring
Topic: YEG Applications process
Replies: 233
Views: 45883

Re: YEG Applications process

There’s a recent article NAV Can released on how they need to hire more woman and minorities. So if you are neither good luck. After a year of being a successful candidate in the pool I’ve decided to pull my position. They’re just another bullshit politically correct employer. @#$! em. The overwhel...
by kevenv
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Air Canada Rouge EGPWS warning at Huatulco
Replies: 73
Views: 8279

Re: Air Canada Rouge EGPWS warning at Huatulco

I don't think this could happen in Canada, as ATC is prohibited from issuing clearances below the minimum IFR altitude unless being radar vectored. http://www.navcanada.ca/EN/products-and-services/Documents/AIP/Current/part_5_aic/5aic_eng_2017_19.pdf#top That's not what your attachment says at all....
by kevenv
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Crash at Iles-de-la-Madeleine
Replies: 137
Views: 33087

Re: Crash at Iles-de-la-Madeleine

Braun wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:03 am
For the ATC part the approach is done in uncontrolled airspace if I am not mistaking. Also below radar coverage.
The airspace is controlled. No radar coverage below about 8000'.
by kevenv
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: YOU'RE CLEARED TO HOLD...
Replies: 14
Views: 2108

Re: YOU'RE CLEARED TO HOLD...

I asked ATC one time what constitutes protected airspace. It's miles around your holding point. They don't care as long as you're doing something that approximates a hold and stays within 5+ miles of where you say you are going to hold. The answer you got is a bit misleading. In a radar environment...
by kevenv
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Why is the max speed for a hold faster when climbing?
Replies: 9
Views: 889

Re: Why is the max speed for a hold faster when climbing?

Maybe more to do with the airspace to be protected for the hold. Once established in the hold the fix end reduction area can be dropped making the size of the protected area smaller. I am assuming that the initial template for the hold covers the higher speeds given.
by kevenv
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Navy admits its crew drew sky phallus
Replies: 21
Views: 3041

Re: Navy admits its crew drew sky phallus

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