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by Mach .28
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Laptops at high altitude
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Re: Laptops at high altitude

Once forgot my laptop in an unpressurized forward cargo compartment of a small business jet. Did a flight at 45,000........it didn't like that at all. Hard drive (Disk Type) failed, was able to recover most data from it. Put in new SSD and kept it in the main cabin from then on. The only specs you w...
by Mach .28
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: New hire bids
Replies: 241
Views: 70638

Re: New hire bids

What’s the wait time now to hold a YYC position? Both f/o and capt if available.
by Mach .28
Tue May 26, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: WestJet Mainline/Encore Hiring pool
Replies: 528
Views: 193782

Re: WestJet Mainline/Encore Hiring pool

Hi Guys, The next set of courses for WJE are as follows: June 01st (full - class of 10 tt average of 3300hrs) August 17th YYC September 14th YYC October 5th YYC November 2nd YYC The Aug 17th course won't be called until approximatey 30 days out. As for WJ we have three courses left as mentioned in ...
by Mach .28
Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Fares !!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1127

Re: Air Fares !!!

Ita software by google has the following prices per person.

Check out the app. on the fly
by Mach .28
Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: CAP and RCAP changes August 22 and October 17
Replies: 10
Views: 1428

Re: CAP and RCAP changes August 22 and October 17

130020 CYHQ NATIONAL


CYHQ AMEND AIC 19/13: DELETE ALL OCCURRENCES:
22 AUGUST 2013 AND 17 OCTOBER 2013


This NOTAM has been out for a bit. Looks like they may be delayed.
by Mach .28
Sun Feb 07, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: How loud??
Replies: 17
Views: 1668

Re: How loud??

Use the ol DC 13.4 on the KA with no problems.....these also work well...

http://www.headsetsinc.com/
by Mach .28
Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Missinippi Info?
Replies: 0
Views: 469

Missinippi Info?

Looking for updated info on:

Cpt Pay
Schedules for all bases
Pay
Any other info such as pension, benefits etc....
by Mach .28
Wed Nov 11, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: >12,566 Multi Turbine SIC or PC12 PIC
Replies: 12
Views: 1331

Re: >12,566 Multi Turbine SIC or PC12 PIC

Depends on what you have and where you want to go.

Can you upgrade from F/O to Captain on the 12.5 at the company?

Otherwise

PIC,PIC,PIC
by Mach .28
Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell
Replies: 2147
Views: 413297

Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

yzfer

Crawford bay from the other end in a 'ho. Back before I had a digital camera, had to scan this one.
by Mach .28
Thu Jun 25, 2009 6:57 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Unbelievable, double electrical failure...
Replies: 34
Views: 2865

Re: Unbelievable, double electrical failure...

rare but does happen.... User Name: Ridley, Rod Date: 2007/02/21 Further Action Required: Yes O.P.I.: Maintenance & Manufacturing Narrative: a Piper Navajo, was inbound to Saskatoon when the pilot squawked 7600 radio failure while approaching the airport. He commenced an IFR approach and landed safe...
by Mach .28
Tue May 12, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Ludicrosity Index
Replies: 30
Views: 2223

Re: Ludicrosity Index

9. CATSA permitted and non-permitted items list

Catapults No No*
by Mach .28
Fri May 01, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Private OC - help
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Re: Private OC - help

604 operators have been certified and regulated by te CBAA sine 2003. You will be required to prove operational control similar to a 70x op. Some things are quite different such as developing a fatigue management program etc. Check out www.cbaa.ca and check the POC section If you have ever set up a ...
by Mach .28
Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:08 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Photography Questions and Tips
Replies: 230
Views: 104638

Re: Photogrpahy Questions and Tips

That answers a lot. I was also trying to figure out the best ISO for noise on my camera and have been playing with it this morning. Now I'm sold on upgrading my lenses with a lower f/stop and have to get the IS if I want to shoot the lower ISO. I'm in yyc and have been looking for someone who can ma...
by Mach .28
Fri Jan 23, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Photography Questions and Tips
Replies: 230
Views: 104638

Re: Photogrpahy Questions and Tips

STL, Quick question on ISO for a newbie. What are your preferences on ISO settings. I'm running an Xti and have been normally leaving it on 1600(max). I have been trying different ISO settings and I'm trying to start running at a lower setting. I do enjoy getting most of my prints blown up (I use Co...
by Mach .28
Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Billy don't be a hero... amusing CADORS report from CYAV
Replies: 27
Views: 8149

Re: Billy don't be a hero... amusing CADORS report from CYAV

Let the fun begin..... A private Piper Navajo was on approach to Runway 11 at Whitecourt when the pilot elected to overshoot on short final due to numerous deer near the threshold. The pilot also indicated that there were also elk on the east end of the runway. The aircraft landed without incident o...
by Mach .28
Sun Apr 06, 2008 11:03 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 12,500 co-joe time
Replies: 37
Views: 2538

Re: 12,500 co-joe time

Canada FlagTranport CanadaCanada GENERAL AVIATION ADVISORY CIRCULAR GAAC 2005-03 2005-11-16 Subject The Crediting of co-pilot flight time experience for the issuance of an Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) Purpose The purpose of this General Aviation Advisory Circular is to provide guidance and...
by Mach .28
Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Would you leave Canada to Live in Indonesia or not?
Replies: 77
Views: 2561

Re: Would you leave Canada to Live in Indonesia or not?

[quote="Lommer"]Mach .28 - Out of curiosity, did you have any difficulty obtaining a red pass in Canada when returning from Indonesia after having lived there for 7 years? I suppose if it was the '90s it was probably less of an issue, but as a pilot it's an important career consideration today. Indo...
by Mach .28
Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Would you leave Canada to Live in Indonesia or not?
Replies: 77
Views: 2561

Re: Would you leave Canada to Live in Indonesia or not?

Lived there for 7 years back in the early 90's. Country has opened up quite a lot since the fall of Suharto. You will find all your amenities that you would back here. If you have children and need to send them to school check out JIS as it's not cheap for an international school (I'm thinking aroun...
by Mach .28
Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air spray Sabre
Replies: 8
Views: 1089

Re: Air spray Sabre

If I remember right, they at one time used it for towing targets.
by Mach .28
Mon Feb 04, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Aircraft certification for Flight into KNOWN ICE
Replies: 8
Views: 1336

Re: Aircraft certification for Flight into KNOWN ICE

I was going to give you this http://www.tc.gc.ca/CivilAviation/commerce/circulars/menu.htm 0043R 1994.07.13 Notice to Operators of Piper PA-31 Navajo Aircraft Operation in Icing Conditions - (Limited Distribution) (Cancelled) But if you read the CBAAC it was cancelled Jan 1st. Give TC a call and see...
by Mach .28
Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:32 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: MORNINGSTAR
Replies: 19
Views: 3433

Re: MORNINGSTAR

http://www.caw2002tca.ca/collective-agr ... r-No-4.pdf

Note Appendix B & C for pay and time requirements.
by Mach .28
Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: New Career
Replies: 38
Views: 3226

Left aviation for 2 years to play with trains after having a hard time finding work. Made 3x the money but suffered in the quality of life department. Worked mostly nights, weekends and could never get vacation besides the winter. Got the company to pay for schooling though. Back flying now for 1/2 ...
by Mach .28
Tue Oct 23, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Cariboo or Sunwest for the Ramp ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1293

Take the ramp at Sunwest. They currently have some of their rampies working both the ramp and getting on part-time on the Navajo Cargo ops. Also look where you want to be in 5 years. Sunwest has jets while NCA doesn't anymore. It's hard to get PIC time with both companies due to Contrails/Customer r...

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