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by Lost in Saigon
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Plane crash between Medicine Hat and Moose Jaw
Replies: 14
Views: 3570

Re: Plane crash between Medicine Hat and Moose Jaw

This report call it a AA-5B which is a Grumman Tiger. Earlier reports of a ballistic parachute are probably wrong because all are dead, and the aircraft was totally destroyed.

https://chatnewstoday.ca/article/598198 ... ess-county
by Lost in Saigon
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: What was your longest non stop flight?
Replies: 58
Views: 5160

Re: What was your longest non stop flight?

16:20 BOM-YYZ Feb 22 2018 777-233LR C-FNNH
by Lost in Saigon
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Career First Officer at AC by design?
Replies: 89
Views: 22508

Re: Career First Officer at AC by design?

Trying to figure it out makes my brain hurt. They pays me the money, and I don't try to figure it out....
by Lost in Saigon
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Career First Officer at AC by design?
Replies: 89
Views: 22508

Re: Career First Officer at AC by design?

This is a typical 12 year pay B777 pay stub. Some B777 FOs are slightly higher because they are on "grandfathered" pay from the previous contract. This year end stub reflects a November YYZ-HKG overtime trip and another OT trip earlier in the year. Those that do a lot of overtime can make a lot more...
by Lost in Saigon
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Boeing 767
Replies: 4
Views: 4596

Re: Boeing 767

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by Lost in Saigon
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: New AC pilots forum shutdown now too......
Replies: 8
Views: 4630

New AC pilots forum shutdown now too......

This is the message I get:

"Due to the nature of posts on this forum the administration has determined there is no positive outcome from offering it to the members. Best of luck and fly safe."
by Lost in Saigon
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Air Canada Pilots Forum
Replies: 22
Views: 8202

Re: Air Canada Pilots Forum

Clickable link to The "NEW" AC Pilots Forum:


https://acpilotsforum.vbulletin.net/forum







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by Lost in Saigon
Wed Apr 01, 2015 5:02 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Air Canada Accident in YHZ
Replies: 414
Views: 68311

Re: Air Canada Accident in YHZ

The photos are from the TSB/RCMP Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tsbcanada ... 940541286/

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by Lost in Saigon
Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Air Canada Accident in YHZ
Replies: 414
Views: 68311

Re: Air Canada Accident in YHZ

fish4life wrote:Any idea what kind of duty day these pilots were on? It said they were coming back from a southern destination so would it have been a long pushing 14 hour duty day with a down there and back turn?
I calculate the total duty of just over 10 hours when they crashed.
by Lost in Saigon
Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:16 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Air Canada Accident in YHZ
Replies: 414
Views: 68311

Re: Air Canada Accident in YHZ

I wonder what the tailwind component would have been if they did the ILS 23 instead? CYHZ 290313Z 35020G26KT 1/2SM R14/3500V4500FT/N SN DRSN VV003 M06/M07 A2963 RMKSN8 SLP040 CYHZ 290300Z CCA 34019G25KT 1/4SM R14/P6000VM0300FT/N +SN DRSN VV003 M06/M07 A2962 RMK SN8 /S09/ SLP038 CYHZ 290300Z 34019G25...
by Lost in Saigon
Sun Nov 30, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Missing north of Peterborough
Replies: 173
Views: 25768

Re: Missing north of Peterborough

The Norcanair Aztec I flew in 1980 was C-FPCY. Besides the ancient instrument panel, I remember it had generators instead of alternators, and only one hydraulic pump.
by Lost in Saigon
Sat Nov 29, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Missing north of Peterborough
Replies: 173
Views: 25768

Re: Missing north of Peterborough

Can all 150s fly for 4.5 hours with full tanks? If so, maybe they didn't fill it up, or didn't lean mixture.. According to the CADORS report they had been airborne for 3:24 when they crashed: http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/cadors-screaq/rd.aspx?cno%3d%26dtef%3d%26dtet%3d2014-11-12%26otp%3d-1...
by Lost in Saigon
Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Missing north of Peterborough
Replies: 173
Views: 25768

Re: Missing north of Peterborough

In 1979 I needed to renew my lapsed Multi Instrument Rating. I was living in Winnipeg and arranged to use a Grumman GA-7 Cougar with a retired Transair B737 Captain as my Instructor. He didn't like the idea of using a hood so he made up some cardboard templates arranged to cover up the windows but s...
by Lost in Saigon
Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Missing north of Peterborough
Replies: 173
Views: 25768

Re: Missing north of Peterborough

They didn't crash because they could not control the aircraft in night IMC conditions. They flew for a long time in those conditions. They crashed because:

1) they got lost
2) they ran out of fuel
3) they could not find a suitable place to land in the dark
by Lost in Saigon
Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Missing north of Peterborough
Replies: 173
Views: 25768

Re: Missing north of Peterborough

I have a few questions....

What kind on navigation equipment would have been on board this aircraft?
(I would assume at least a VOR)

Were there any VOR's in the area they were operating in?

Did they have basic VOR knowledge?
by Lost in Saigon
Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Missing north of Peterborough
Replies: 173
Views: 25768

Re: Missing north of Peterborough

...it is dangerous for the low time pilot " .....to make that clear. But for reasonably experienced pilots it is not. Night VFR is equally dangerous for all pilots, it's just that experience gives you respect for that danger. A more experienced pilot simply has the tools to mitigate the risk better...
by Lost in Saigon
Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Jazz Q400 Right main landing gear collapse YEG
Replies: 68
Views: 21798

Re: Jazz Q400 Right main landing gear collapse YEG

As I have read that the nature of the tire damage was "a piece missing", is it possible that when it spun up upon touchdown, that it shook the gear leg so much that the downlock was shaken undone, and the "leg lock" arrangement unlocked to allow the collapse? I thought the same thing when I read th...
by Lost in Saigon
Sun Nov 09, 2014 10:47 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Video - cockpit video - fatal accident Russia Nov 3 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 3915

Re: Video - cockpit video - fatal accident Russia Nov 3 2014

The location and movement of his hand in the video. It's child's play to add another push pull control to the panel. Good catch... :oops: I watched the video again and you are right, there does appear to be a throttle on the left side. I take back what I said earlier about the instructor. Still he ...
by Lost in Saigon
Sun Nov 09, 2014 10:30 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Video - cockpit video - fatal accident Russia Nov 3 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 3915

Re: Video - cockpit video - fatal accident Russia Nov 3 2014

I'm pretty sure it's dual throttle... that's what the left seater has his hand on... What makes you think it has dual throttles? http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/flight-test-fly-off-evektor-sportstar-flight-design-ct-tecnam-sierra-sporting-heroes-200294/ Engine control is via a push/pull t...

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