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by oldncold
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 222
Views: 29551

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: 222
Views: 29551

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: 222
Views: 29551

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: 625

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: 674

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: 4781

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 28, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: New rfp for all alberta medevac
Replies: 186
Views: 49423

Re: New rfp for all alberta medevac

Can west owners been all over the province this past 10 days. With municipal elections on wouldn't be surprized if a few dollars flowing in supporting council candidates races that are favourable 2 unfreezing land development for new hangars at airports in prep for late march2018. AHS decison. By th...
by oldncold
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: North wright air changes in mgt?
Replies: 16
Views: 2708

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: 814

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: 4791

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: 4791

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: 4791

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: 2116

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: 15145

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: 2357

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: 7647

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...
by oldncold
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Free AND CORRECT
Replies: 16
Views: 3216

Re: Free AND CORRECT

24 yrs have passed since an otter encountered the similar issue the ailerons were missed rigged and on that test flight it cost lives in czvl fate is still the hunter after all this time be vigilant . ps ivan proud of ya for resurrecting the loon air name wish ya all the success > :!: it was a good ...
by oldncold
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Warrior with 2 on board fails to arrive in Kamloops
Replies: 45
Views: 7469

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

Getting back on thread any updates and anyone know the. Filed flt plan or itinerary route. There are 4-5 major valleys Columbia, Kootenay , slocan, arrow lakes okanagan several other smaller pass (wx depending ). If direct it path. It would take one over the top end of kootney then near arrow near e...
by oldncold
Wed May 17, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: plane crashes enroute from bahamas to usa
Replies: 0
Views: 1458

plane crashes enroute from bahamas to usa

wreckage found in water 2 crew and 3pax missing presumed dead 2chidren and prominent new york biz woman on board
by oldncold
Mon May 01, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: STEC 50 AP
Replies: 3
Views: 2198

Re: STEC 50 AP

the processor is not really compatibale with todays digital avionics you would be far better to upgrade the 50 ap to the 55x and use the existing servos. huge difference . they dont make parts any more so you are beating your head against the wall pm if you want a removed serviceable unit 24v
by oldncold
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: VFROTT Logging
Replies: 26
Views: 2765

Re: VFROTT Logging

Way way back in the day. A tc inspector that did one of my first ifr rides. In the debrief I asked what can I log legit re ifr. His comments were as follows 1) 10% of the air time filed as ifr will likely be ifr. Eg enter cloud on departure reenter cloud on decent for approach to landing. Black hole...
by oldncold
Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Oil leaked out-Engine Failed
Replies: 11
Views: 2652

Re: Oil leaked out-Engine Failed

Engine tear down it was discovered that the exhaust had rubbed or wore a hole thru oil pan enough that the oil pan failed. result in oil loss, the exhaust is located very close to the oil pan on this particular engine install. Visual inspection to detect the wear rubbing is not easy in the normal co...
by oldncold
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: AC blames Airbus for YHZ crash
Replies: 36
Views: 4982

Re: AC blames Airbus for YHZ crash

Coule of yrs back did a renewal ride with a very exp dacp with serious jet time. This is about the time the cap plates changed. After the ride passed we debriefed. One of the points she totally disagreed with doing 3' slope. On non precision approach in poor wx. Her point was an accident is sure to ...
by oldncold
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Corporate
Topic: roll upset challenger 604. wake turb...
Replies: 3
Views: 2427

roll upset challenger 604. wake turb...

www.flightaware.com. 2min after a passing airbus 380 @ flt level 360. A :shock: challenger 604 crosses path @ flight level 350. Aircraft then goes into uncontrolled roll at least 3 times possible 5 times losing 10000ft after both engines flamed out before recovering. Even the fighter jocks would be ...

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