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by bald seagull
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: $55 charge, for processing medical?!
Replies: 72
Views: 3684

Re: $55 charge, for processing medical?!

This $55 fee isn't new. If you don't like it, quit flying What a thoughtless, useless, non-constructive comment. Quit flying over a $55 fee... ooook pal. I don't even know what you're trying to get at here. I don't like it. It seems many of us don't. Yet I highly doubt any of us will quit flying ov...
by bald seagull
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: $55 charge, for processing medical?!
Replies: 72
Views: 3684

Re: $55 charge, for processing medical?!

This $55 fee isn't new.

If you don't like it, quit flying
by bald seagull
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Experience Vs. Degree: (2)
Replies: 29
Views: 2889

Re: Experience Vs. Degree: (2)

PositiveRate27 wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:43 pm
Where is the option of “Highschool graduate who is a seasoned veteran, has command time, is well liked by his peers, has a pleasant disposition and is up to date on the latest and greatest tech in the industry.”
Not there because a) he's at WestJet already, or b) she's at Air Canada already :lol:
by bald seagull
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Twin Otter Beta Use in Flight
Replies: 93
Views: 7093

Re: Twin Otter Beta Use in Flight

A lot of PC-12 discussion in a thread about Twin Otters.....

AND, not many who understand the term 'beta'.....except GH
by bald seagull
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 310
Views: 64051

Re: Westwind

So I decided to look up the ATR-42-320 numbers, because I've never flown one (used 'basic')...... - MTOW: 36,817 lbs - Operational Empty Weight = 24,030 lbs (typical in service) - Max Fuel Load = 9,921 lbs - 22 pax x 188 lbs (avg male / female even split) = 4,136 lbs Takeoff weight no cargo or lugga...
by bald seagull
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 310
Views: 64051

Re: Westwind

"dirty little secret in Canada's North".... The amount of shit on the wing of a plane - and it still climbs and flies just fine - will amaze you if you haven't flown "up North" very much. Did they teach you in surface contamination and airborne icing that " there's no such thing as a little ice "? ...
by bald seagull
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Cameron Air CYTZ cessna 206
Replies: 7
Views: 3111

Re: Cameron Air CYTZ cessna 206

Alcoholism wrote:wasn't this owner an alleged pedophile?
Convicted.
by bald seagull
Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Northern Wilderness Otter in Dryden.
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Northern Wilderness Otter in Dryden.

I cast my vote for this thread to be "Worst AVCANADA Thread of 2017"

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by bald seagull
Tue May 30, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Accident in arnprior
Replies: 21
Views: 5575

Re: Accident in arnprior

goingnowherefast wrote:CADOR
CADOR says 'no damage"!! Yeah, them props is good to go for another 1,800 hours!
by bald seagull
Tue May 30, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Industry Standard..."Dot Above" vs. "Dot Below"?
Replies: 30
Views: 3351

Re: Industry Standard..."Dot Above" vs. "Dot Below"?

Your position relative to glideslope.......then the glideslope position relative to you.

:shock:
by bald seagull
Fri May 05, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The $55 medical fee
Replies: 53
Views: 6880

Re: The $55 medical fee

The fee has been around for years - part of being a pilot, folks.

Can't afford to pay it? Change careers.
by bald seagull
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Cargo North (North Star Air) Crashes DC3 in PickleLake
Replies: 141
Views: 26920

Re: Cargo North (North Star Air) Crashes DC3 in PickleLake

There have been a lot of accidents at Pickle Lake over the years, anybody keeping track? On May 12, 1977 a DC-3 went into the lake at about the same spot after taking off from runway 27. Engine problem and they couldn't get the gear up. Load of fuel oil in a bladder. The accident was witnessed from...
by bald seagull
Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:14 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Toronto to Niagara in 15 minutes
Replies: 86
Views: 20037

Re: Toronto to Niagara in 15 minutes

When they outgrow the Navajo, get one of these!

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by bald seagull
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Air Nunavut training flight lands wheels up
Replies: 18
Views: 4529

Re: Air Nunavut training flight lands wheels up

Occurrence 3 ------------------------ Occurrence No.: A16Q0080 Occurrence Type: ACCIDENT Class: CLASS 5 Reportable Type: Date: 2016-07-17 Time: 16:17:00 UTC Region of Responsibility: QUEBEC Location: CYFB - IQALUIT Country: CANADA Province: NUNAVUT Ground Injuries: Fatal: 0 Minor: 0 Serious: 0 Unkno...
by bald seagull
Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: "New" TC sticker (IFR validity changes)
Replies: 27
Views: 5295

Re: "New" TC sticker (IFR validity changes)

How is it theres so much confusion and uncertainty on this? Is it TC not sending out the message? Pilots too lazy to research it?
by bald seagull
Mon Apr 04, 2016 11:19 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air France flight attendants say they'll refuse Iran trips
Replies: 47
Views: 4680

Re: Air France flight attendants say they'll refuse Iran tri

DanWEC wrote:We get angry if immigrants to Canada try to impose their culture on us
No we don't. Our current doorknob PM proves otherwise! Bends over backwards for them, and makes Canadians adapt to them!
by bald seagull
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Professional Recognition Sought For Pilots
Replies: 67
Views: 4046

Re: Professional Recognition Sought For Pilots

Airline Pilot = Bus Briver
Corporate Pilot = Limo Driver
Charter Pilot = Taxi Driver
Cargo Pilot = Truck Driver
Helicopter Pilot = Heavy Equipment Operator
by bald seagull
Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Orca flying YYJ-YXX?
Replies: 34
Views: 2686

Re: Orca flying YYJ-YXX?

Flap Operator wrote:I've heard some questionable things about that company.
"Things"? Grow some nuts and elaborate for us.
by bald seagull
Wed May 28, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Mixture question
Replies: 52
Views: 1824

Mixture question

I have heard different opinions on the proper way to lean the mixture. Does anyone have a specific reference as to the correct way to lean an engine?
by bald seagull
Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Aircraft documents
Replies: 36
Views: 5035

Re: Aircraft documents

What about interception orders, radio station licence, insurance paper, and weight and balance report?
by bald seagull
Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Brand new A340-600 snaps her head off
Replies: 32
Views: 3220

Maurice Richard scored most of his goals while REAL Canadians were out of the league fighting in WW2.
by bald seagull
Sun Nov 11, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Tim Hortons co-founder reported to be OK after plane crashes
Replies: 119
Views: 21694

xsbank wrote:Why did the Mounties set up a 'command post' for a landing accident where no one was injured? Curious how the filthy rich are treated differently than the rest of us.
Are you kidding? Of course the cops would set up shop near a Tim Hortons! Free apple fritters.....mmmmmmm

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