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by oldncold
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 55
Views: 2771

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

the team concept works both ways. they want max effort then mgt they provide you with top notch machines. they work with you to maximize your capability which is includes proper and sufficient resto provide top notch service to the
by oldncold
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 55
Views: 2771

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

can't see the forest thru the trees mentality. and the revolving door of good pilot leaving. puts even more pressure on the remaining crews to complete. most companies a/c. Have approved Mel list if your ops is unflexible then if you have something that is broken and not Mel able. presto your airpla...
by oldncold
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 55
Views: 2771

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

since you fly as a crew and crm is where it's at have a toolbox meeting. get a consensus. say we have been flying literally around the clock. and need a solid 12 hours to reset for safety . most ops will work with the crew. the ones that won't usually have
by oldncold
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 55
Views: 2771

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

one assumes that op is medivac. well you are sol for new incoming cars 703 ( phasing in 36 months )duty time rules. as they gave medivac ops a pass for. 2 reason cost to. operators and 2 cost passed to govt. o current rules will continue to apply your only recourse is to state unfit to fly due to fa...
by oldncold
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 407
Views: 76689

Re: Westwind

finish previous post > you more than likely ruined financially forever .
by oldncold
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westwind
Replies: 407
Views: 76689

Re: Westwind

all one needs to remember is the humbolt broncos hockey bus crash. driver. got 8yrs in prison. in a precedent setting case for 16 counts of negligent homicide causing death. there was. just a moment of inattention. no malicious intent. that case will be use used as a barometer for future cases inclu...
by oldncold
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Latest Engine Overhaul costs
Replies: 18
Views: 4271

Re: Latest Engine Overhaul costs

cost was 19k plus another 5 k to address some issues. new eng mount rubbers mag harness eng 540 non turbo. should now get 900 hrs before full overhaul. as case was opened to see every thing.
by oldncold
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Latest Engine Overhaul costs
Replies: 18
Views: 4271

Re: Latest Engine Overhaul costs

well, bought plane that sat for 14yrs extensive annual done. was hopn to get300-500hours out of existing eng but on 25hr oil change oil filter reveled aluminium. since fly terrain in mountains. investigated problem. the case and crank were in excellent shape, 3 pistons end cap were sloppy which caus...
by oldncold
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 50 Seat Q400
Replies: 9
Views: 2117

Re: 50 Seat Q400

atr. good cargo.hauler ,shitty in ice, dash 8 better in ice less useful cargo. I would hazard a guess that the dash comes back in the 300 size with 400 series engines and up grossed to handle the cargo and airframe requirements. sure would make make. getin out terrace bc or kamloops on +35 day in im...
by oldncold
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: cost of housing vs min wage..
Replies: 4
Views: 1367

cost of housing vs min wage..

from data of cmhc, in the big city of yvr or yyz it will take 35 $ hr to afford a average 2 bedroom apt. in yyz it's about 27$ hr. they also said if min wage. worker. would have to put in 112 hours a week to afford that apt. sounds like that may be part of the issue in gettn qualified pilots to live...
by oldncold
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another plane crash in quebec
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Another plane crash in quebec

Omg. another plane crash in quebec/ Labrador border. cbc is reporting this morning, 4 dead.

That is 9 dead and4 aircraft in 2 weeks. what is happening out there. exp, weather? so sad for families
please be careful out there.
by oldncold
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: 2 perish in small plane crash north of montreal
Replies: 0
Views: 895

2 perish in small plane crash north of montreal

Montreal Gazette is reporting. 2 men died of their injuries, sustained in a plane crash Monday the plane came down in a orchard. tsb is investigating.

Sad day and start to the summer recreational flying season. be careful out there
by oldncold
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 1900 operators in Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 2640

Re: 1900 operators in Canada

to op. any particular reason 1900 there are lots of other 704 machines types out there?
by oldncold
Fri May 31, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Keewatin
Replies: 37
Views: 6206

Re: Keewatin

new recruitment scheme same ole lipstick on the swine
by oldncold
Sat May 25, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Whats my market value
Replies: 7
Views: 2053

Re: Whats my market value

You define your own worth, not your employer. you decide if what a potential employer is offering meets your current fiscal needs and career goals. as in most negotiations best to ask and get terms up front so that there is no confusion. Looking back on nearly 40 years I've managed to keep up to inf...
by oldncold
Mon May 20, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: So even the greatest pilots in the world (Americans) couldn't save you from the MAX...
Replies: 20
Views: 2536

Re: So even the greatest pilots in the world (Americans) couldn't save you from the MAX...

and further more if this microburst windshear event happened just after flap retraction
by oldncold
Mon May 20, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: So even the greatest pilots in the world (Americans) couldn't save you from the MAX...
Replies: 20
Views: 2536

Re: So even the greatest pilots in the world (Americans) couldn't save you from the MAX...

I still haven't got a strait answer to this question> have the Boeing brain trust software engineers. written in to the updated software allowances for micro burst windshear events. we all know the training is max power and nose up to the stick shaker my? even though Boeing manuals say mcas isn't ac...
by oldncold
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: boeing 737max software fix I hope the software engineers thought a
Replies: 2
Views: 757

boeing 737max software fix I hope the software engineers thought a

Was doing. Super cell and Micro burst/ wind-shear procedures in sim last week. It occurred to me in light of the max737 that the the fix for the software and the additional sensor still could leave a crew on the ragged edge plane encounter a wind shear micro burst requiring max thrust and nose up to...
by oldncold
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: inflation are you keeping up?
Replies: 13
Views: 1648

inflation are you keeping up?

:smt014 according to the bank of canada. Since 1996 inflation has risen by 48.5percent
A 50,000 salary in 1996 to have the same buying power in 2019 = 74580

A 30k salary in 1996. Would need 44k today.
40k capt salary in 1981. Would need
114k today.

Are you keeping up.
by oldncold
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession.
Replies: 106
Views: 9906

Re: Recession.

if you get tired of the political bs and scheer loses the next federal election i would take a run at the job . why you ask my grand kids need a chance a low debt affordable future . which is a pipedream to the next gen
by oldncold
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession.
Replies: 106
Views: 9906

Re: Recession.

1)in three years trudeau has added nealy 50 billion to the net debt ENOUGH TO FUND THE FIGHTER PROGRAM FOR 40 YEARS OMG still no jets and he goes to work in a new limo every year. go figure. :oops: 2) with that level of debt it is a blatant lie that he will ever fix the native issue other than band-...
by oldncold
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession.
Replies: 106
Views: 9906

Re: Recession.

1)country net debt 655billion 2) harper added that debt in minority gov with the libs and Ndb holdn a non confidence gun to the head if he didnt. Blo. His fiscial brains out 3) until you millions of millenials who for the first time will have more voters than baby boomers. Vote and realize our dolla...
by oldncold
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: North Wright Air
Replies: 79
Views: 14128

Re: North Wright Air

From former Rotational 1900 capt. Now he flyn Boeing 737 ng.
"3 week in 3 out air fare. Ticket paid yeg accommodation provided.
Salary 8k month. Bond 20k prorated over 12 months.. unless have current ppc n type endorsement.

Average month flying 65-80 hours capt help f/o load n unload freight
by oldncold
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Missinippi Airways
Replies: 10
Views: 2908

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: 10263

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...

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