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by oldncold
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Missinippi Airways
Replies: 10
Views: 2081

Re: Missinippi Airways

Most manitoba. Companies are in a hold'n pattern on the hiring until MB govt., makes a decision on the medivac situation sked flying being not relevant except if. This or that company. Doesn't win. They logic may indicate to move qualifed crews over to that side(sked side).
by oldncold
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Warrior with 2 on board fails to arrive in Kamloops
Replies: 46
Views: 9643

Re: Warrior with 2 on board fails to arrive in Kamloops

mooney from last year was found this week. l lets see if they can find this soon too. been over a year . t la there were reports of the plane, last heard over the top end of Kootenay lake ,Sandon, trout lake.If Correct That is some of the steepest and heavily forested terrain in bc , the track makes...
by oldncold
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Thinking about plane purchase
Replies: 24
Views: 3143

Re: Thinking about plane purchase

have you considered cessna 175 there is a guy in fort mac that has one for sale on floats and there are a couple on the usual websites for sale. though older they have good useful load decent op cost and afforable to buy on tight budget //just my 2 cents, :?: good luck with search
by oldncold
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Red Deer Student Lost
Replies: 26
Views: 2691

Re: Red Deer Student Lost

Nav Canada is conducting a airspace survey to dealing with the increased traffic in the yqf area . lets hope there will be upgrade to tower for 12hrs a day .ive been held up on a few occasions for 20 +min on an ifr inbound to yqf while they sort out 7-10 172 in various parts of the circuit, and inbo...
by oldncold
Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Incident at Tobermory
Replies: 10
Views: 2064

Re: Incident at Tobermory

me dad always said"university teaches one how o reason and think not how to be a decent human being " seems we have a pissing match, which there are no winners. Urge you fine gentleman to adjust the discourse of this thread stick to known facts> 4 people small airplane, temps +45c with humidity . pi...
by oldncold
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Plane crash at Sechelt airport
Replies: 24
Views: 3537

Re: Plane crash at Sechelt airport

First nforemost my condolences to the family. If there is a silver lining to the tragedy them family will eventually have some sense of closure . There are 2 families still awaiting that closure from last year missing aircraft in the bc mountains. Have 2 questions 1) what is useful load on a pa 28-1...
by oldncold
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Thinking about plane purchase
Replies: 24
Views: 3143

Re: Thinking about plane purchase

A really good option to the 180 vs. 172 debate of this thread is 172xp. 195hp fuel injected (one less thing for a new pilot to worry about carb. Ice in the fall on floats) Has bit more gusto. slightly better useful load good economics there are a few available on the controller and trade a plane sit...
by oldncold
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: updates for cywv airport
Replies: 4
Views: 1105

updates for cywv airport

Well Wainwright Alberta a little off the beaten path, but modern conveniences , last fall after a long process cywv got its ifr published gnss approach to runway 31 its non lpv due the military base so close but much better than the no approach for ifr . good for the residents needing medi-vac and b...
by oldncold
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: what we've all been waiting for
Replies: 21
Views: 4132

Re: what we've all been waiting for

f35 vs latest f18 35to 1
f22 raptor vs f-18 87to1

f22vsf35 45to 1 ergo there is a reason the usa wont sell the f22 to anyone even though they would have many customers . its in a league of its own as an air superiority fighter . how about the theme song being ' Renegades' that was very cool
by oldncold
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: trade wars and future hiring time to...
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

trade wars and future hiring time to...

As trade disputes escalate, major airlines worldwide are on alert now carefully watching their data for a drop in biz travel. Recently air canada decided not to exercise their options on 787. In Canada the carbon tax, jet fuel price increase is starting to take atoll (some hedging is taking place). ...
by oldncold
Sun May 13, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Flair struggling?
Replies: 26
Views: 5624

Re: Flair struggling?

IN 2 words fuel ,taxes.
CARBON TAX WILL ADD 11C LITER TO JET FUEL
PRICE OF OIL BACK OVER 70.0- US A BARREL =COST CUTTING FOR all operators ullc is a pipe dream will go upon smoke
by oldncold
Thu May 03, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: how about 10-15 20 year av canada member star or bars
Replies: 7
Views: 1291

how about 10-15 20 year av canada member star or bars

seen many long time posters here , been with the 'ole av can ' for many a decade.10-15+ years some been here since 1999 under a different moniker, how about a star or bar of length of service . now many with not much to do and always complain will poop all over the idea, but it would be fitting to a...
by oldncold
Tue May 01, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Missing airplane on flight from Penticton to Edmonton
Replies: 219
Views: 33846

Re: Missing airplane on flight from Penticton to Edmonton

I 'd urge all those planing back country trips this summer into the Canadian Rockies , Purcell, and st Marys and Valhalla mountain ranges to keep an eye out. there are several families that need and appreciate some closure of lost loved ones. keep in mind that due to this winter high snow packs and ...
by oldncold
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Navajo lands on the street in yyc
Replies: 146
Views: 18511

Re: Navajo lands on the street in yyc

according to the registration it is owned by SUPER T MGT dba super t aviation academy based out of medicine hat .
by oldncold
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: need affordable yvr area shared place may 01
Replies: 0
Views: 585

need affordable yvr area shared place may 01

hey there been a real eye opener ,prices to rent :rolleyes: ,need place within 30-45-min of yvr may 01 prefer the clean non party animal type can afford 8hundredto 1k month shared pm if you interested
by oldncold
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: EIC buys MFC
Replies: 25
Views: 4620

Re: EIC buys MFC

Logically it makes sense as most of eic companies have had to park planes over the last12-18 months due to crew shortages . So if they can get low time 500 hour class 4 or3 instructors to go right seat in a king air or metro . they can keep the wages very low average 28kyr avg eic first officer king...
by oldncold
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Avgas
Replies: 78
Views: 9474

Re: Avgas

question didnt a new refinery start up in Edmonton area first one in IN 35 YEARS. Could they make avgas?
2) playing devils advocate could this be imperial oils exit strategy from avgas all together :?:
by oldncold
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: canadian registerd piper lance missing with 4 people from alberta
Replies: 5
Views: 1700

canadian registerd piper lance missing with 4 people from alberta

cbc reporting piper lance with 4 on board is missing on flt from grand junction Colorado to Albuquerque new Mexico. us civil air patrol is looking for the plane.

high terrain in them parts lets hope for some positive news :!: .
by oldncold
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: labour lawyer recommendation
Replies: 28
Views: 4107

Re: labour lawyer recommendation

Ask your company to give you tax receipt for reimbursing the balance on the bond . if they will then great pay the balance then you can deduct off your income. If company will not issue tax receipt for training ,then you are likely not required to repay it as the company is deducting training costs ...
by oldncold
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 316
Views: 65338

Re: Westwind

Sorry about disjointed posts phone cutting in and out. Fly another plane up to get it deiced Just trying to get the thread back on track and ask intelligent questions so may learn useful info. That's all.
by oldncold
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 316
Views: 65338

Re: Westwind

They didn't have sufficient room to stop at close to or at V1 ? Exp of crew was it a green on green ? The wing of the atr is a laminar flow. So since ppl learned that laminar flow wings are super sensitive to any kind of contamination be it insects or ice that leaves this? How long was the turnaroun...
by oldncold
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 316
Views: 65338

Re: Westwind

? Balanced field length atr 42.300 -6'c. Gravel / compacted snow. ? Passengers said engines cut out. Would a well qualified crew do an. Emergency engine shut down once they realized the plane was going down to prevent a fire in the post impact . Was the runway contaimated to the point that it affect...
by oldncold
Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 121 KU sea island sqn any one still alive from the 1962-65 era?
Replies: 2
Views: 862

121 KU sea island sqn any one still alive from the 1962-65 era?

Evening, my Ole pops is getting up there and his memory is failing, was talking to him and out of the blue he brought up his old airforce days. I remembered some of it from 25 years ago as I organized a small reunion of sorts for dad for 9 of the ole 121ku sqn. I think Chris? here on this site was t...
by oldncold
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: best general aviation paint shop? parameters...
Replies: 3
Views: 841

best general aviation paint shop? parameters...

Afternoon so you are out at your local airfield, and either checkn out a plane to purchase or the one you already own it is lookn pretty ugly. The paint looks worse than the old 80's pickup you parked in a garage 10yrs ago. So with that said. 1) You have a budget of 25k can't go over or wifee will c...
by oldncold
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Carson King Air Medevac Captain
Replies: 12
Views: 5415

Re: Carson King Air Medevac Captain

Latest up date; Training bond 35k for training on king air or citation 24months no cash up front. Capt Salary 60k jet( first year) 100k after 8years capt salary king air 350. 70-90k depending on Exp. Important to note cost of living YLW or yvr particularly parking, traffic ,gas incidental. Pst taxes...

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