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by oldncold
Sun May 13, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Flair struggling?
Replies: 26
Views: 4522

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: 1073

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: 160
Views: 21460

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: 82
Views: 9223

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: 257

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: 3773

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: 8248

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: 1537

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: 3275

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: 292
Views: 50655

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: 292
Views: 50655

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: 292
Views: 50655

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: 707

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: 767

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: 5166

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...
by oldncold
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: North wright air changes in mgt?
Replies: 16
Views: 3122

North wright air changes in mgt?

Heard from a fellow doing rotation that : Cp and some exp vacated ergo quit there positions due the Ole ceo demanding less than min fuel for alternates inorder to carry more cargo.. now there of course 2 sides to the equation but he noted giving up 89k to fly a beach 1900 is not done lightly / his p...
by oldncold
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: why did mods pull topic 'another blow to biz av? there were...
Replies: 1
Views: 1003

why did mods pull topic 'another blow to biz av? there were...

The biz av community should be outraged at this. No one that posted used profane language or insulted any minority yet the mods folded like a pair of duces against a pocket pair of aces in a friendly sat nite poker game. Shame on them this topic is of critical importance. To thousands of pilots, ame...
by oldncold
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Another Blow to Canadian aviation!
Replies: 23
Views: 5433

Re: Another Blow to Canadian aviation!

The point being is this : you are flying rthe plane in after tax $. Then come Jan. 1 the govt wants to. Tax you on purpose of trip. Omg. It doesn't matter if your plane is 100 k Cessna or a 20mill jet you worked frickn hard to get and any ceolarge or small is workn 60 + hour weeks ergo you have ever...
by oldncold
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Another Blow to Canadian aviation!
Replies: 23
Views: 5433

Re: Another Blow to Canadian aviation!

It's not just the jets. It every airplane a corp has big or small example a family farm own a smal twin or turbine single. He/she flys from rural can to the city for a weekend cattle sale brings his spouse along. She goes shopping in the city unrelated to his purpose of the trip. Bang pony up. If th...
by oldncold
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Another Blow to Canadian aviation!
Replies: 23
Views: 5433

Re: Another Blow to Canadian aviation!

Your minister of finance Bill.morneau@parl.gc.ca let him have a piece of your mind on the moron that wrote up this policy.
They already tax the purchace tax the fuel and 2 other levels of gov't tax the buildings theyare stored in and starting in Jan the carbon they omit. :?
by oldncold
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: PC24 jet nears certification
Replies: 4
Views: 2236

PC24 jet nears certification

Good news. Last week aug 08ththe Williams fj44 engines received certification for the pc24 Plane Sense is launch customer of the new go almost anywhere biz jet. Flight Safety is gearing up. For new trainees for late October. Mid Nov2017 Last winters cold wx testing in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Went very wel...
by oldncold
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Northern Air Charter
Replies: 42
Views: 16447

Re: Northern Air Charter

Friend of mine txtd me last month saying She is liking new job. The original founding owners sold company in 2015, Current owners have in place very good mgt team. personable company She said,They run it well. They value family and do there best to accommodate. Pay is top 10 percent of the 703 indus...
by oldncold
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: new Kal mgt
Replies: 4
Views: 2461

new Kal mgt

A birdie at Kal says. The former hubby and wife team from Transwest air move east to manitoba. Keewatin. Opinions on their mgt style. Buhler Buehler
by oldncold
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: The pilot shortage, or what does 55-60k a year get you
Replies: 22
Views: 8218

Re: The pilot shortage, or what does 55-60k a year get you

What does 55-60 k get you I'will bite, should be what it don't get ya. But I digress lol 1) revolving door of exp capt leaving 2) stressed worn out. Cp 's spending way more time training line indoc ing and admin. = lost Rev hurts bottom line. 3) softer issues lower morale lack of continuity. 4) park...

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