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by JMACK
Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Around the Camp Fire
Topic: HOW DID WE SURVIVE?
Replies: 5
Views: 6342

Re: HOW DID WE SURVIVE?

Carson nicely written enjoyable read. I love tails from the North. You gave me a Duke Elegant flashback more please!

Cheers........Jim
by JMACK
Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Emirates Flight EK521 777 Crash Landing
Replies: 44
Views: 8382

Re: Emirates Flight EK521 777 Crash Landing

From "The Australian" news paper Emirates B777 crash was accident waiting to happen BYRON BAILEYThe Australian12:00AM August 9, 2016 The crash of an Emirates B777 during an attempted go-around in Dubai last Wednesday was always an accident waiting to happen. It was not the fault of the pilots, the a...
by JMACK
Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Plane Crash caused by seadoos
Replies: 3
Views: 3156

Re: Plane Crash caused by seadoos

So you went fishing and then your wife cleaned the fish while you were relaxing. You are living LARGE my friend!

Cheers........J
by JMACK
Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos & Photos
Topic: E-2C landing USS Eisenhower
Replies: 6
Views: 3333

Re: E-2C landing USS Eisenhower

Check out the story. When one of the cables snaps and you are on the deck look out! http://pilotonline.com/news/military/local/navy-human-error-to-blame-for-march-cable-break-aboard/article_c4675c54-6cdc-5882-867a-68f961145c9d.html Amazing video but proof that an aircraft carrier is one of the most ...
by JMACK
Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: That'll Buff out. WFC Plane wrong side up in Leamington
Replies: 1
Views: 1057

Re: That'll Buff out. WFC Plane wrong side up in Leamington

RQK has been around for awhile but I don't think I ever had a flight in her. Wonder what went wrong???

Poor little bird!

J
by JMACK
Sun Apr 03, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Ontario Flight Colleges/Universities
Replies: 2
Views: 1493

Re: Ontario Flight Colleges/Universities

I am currently located in Montreal and hold a valid PPL license. I was thinking of continuing my flight training in Ontario. My logic is that since you will be paying high amounts for flight training, might as well try and get some extras for the money, i.e bachelor's degree, aviation certificate o...
by JMACK
Sat Mar 05, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: Up Coming Interview
Replies: 60
Views: 18165

Re: Up Coming Interview

I think the YUL sim is a Q400.

You will be fine!

Best of luck!

J
by JMACK
Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: What kind of watch do you wear?
Replies: 50
Views: 14647

Re: What kind of watch do you wear?

http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb467/jimbmack/Luminox-SXC-18_zpsj9lfnwga.jpg [/URL] Tritium illumination is the use of gaseous tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, to create visible light. Tritium emits electrons through beta decay, and, when they interact with a phosphor material, fluo...
by JMACK
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Sled Driver
Replies: 11
Views: 2170

Re: Sled Driver

onceacop wrote:This is great. A little long but you'll be glad that you took the time to watch it.



https://www.youtube.com/embed/3kIMTJRgyn0?autoplay=1


Thanks for posting this!

That was just awesome!

Jim
by JMACK
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Smile Aviation
Replies: 7
Views: 2465

Re: Smile Aviation

It does not mean a pilot with an EU passport it means a pilot of Euro decent.

Everywhere is not Canada guys.

It means a white guy, I'm sorry to say.

I applied thru Smile for a gig but they are very serious about the 50 YO age limit as well.
by JMACK
Sat Feb 20, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Beech 1900 is now single pilot approved
Replies: 39
Views: 5952

Re: Beech 1900 is now single pilot approved

It is over 12500 and you need a type rating should still lock in your ATPL when you get enough time! Where did you read that it won't can you put a link in please. Very interesting. J Excuse my ignorance, but what does being "over 12,500" have to do with anything? It needs a Type Rating because it ...
by JMACK
Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: IRAN recruiting pilots
Replies: 5
Views: 3979

Re: IRAN recruiting pilots

Ouch! Hello fellow aviators. It has come to our attention that a job opening posted on our website the last few weeks looks to be a scam. The posting referenced an airline in Iran called ATA and after applying, pilots received a detailed email re the Interview Process, including the need to make a b...
by JMACK
Fri Feb 19, 2016 3:17 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Beech 1900 is now single pilot approved
Replies: 39
Views: 5952

Re: Beech 1900 is now single pilot approved

It is over 12500 and you need a type rating should still lock in your ATPL when you get enough time!

Where did you read that it won't can you put a link in please. Very interesting.

J
by JMACK
Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Part 135 Checkride
Replies: 11
Views: 746

Re: Part 135 Checkride

My BBD700 ride was long that was the main diff. They have a book(FAA) Practical Test Standards I believe (sorry been awhile) allthe info is there. The oral was about 2 hours all system and a bit on our opspecs. Don't BS if you don't know it know where to find it. A SID a STAR and 4 approaches 2 hand...
by JMACK
Tue Feb 16, 2016 12:29 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Gran Manan
Replies: 27
Views: 4433

Re: Gran Manan

So a little off topic but, here goes.

A TSB report from a 2000 PA-31 crash.

I just found it interesting how much more info are in the reports now, much more indepth.

Here is the link to the crash back in 2000.

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-repor ... 0h0001.asp

J
by JMACK
Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Gran Manan
Replies: 27
Views: 4433

Re: Gran Manan

Melanie Sonnenberg, wife of pilot killed in crash and president of Atlantic Charters, disputes the Transportation Safety Board report. (CBC) So she disputes the findings but has no counter argument. The TSB report is a good read. Hard to read but a good read. Have some Gravol available you might get...
by JMACK
Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:34 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Come On TRANSWEST...Be Realistic!
Replies: 21
Views: 5083

Re: Come On TRANSWEST...Be Realistic!

First Officer- 1000 hours Total Time 150 hours Pilot In Command 500 hours Multi Engine Time PPC/Endorsement on type is mandatory IATRA Maybe they meant to say, First Officer- 1000 hours Total Time 150 hours Pilot In Command 500 hours Multi Engine Time To get a PPC/Endorsement on type having the IATR...
by JMACK
Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Transwest Air
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

Re: Transwest Air

Yes I too would like to hear more about this. Great place to live for sure Lake Ontario at your door step Kingston to the east, the Big Smoke to the west. Wonder if any pilots will be required?
by JMACK
Sat Feb 06, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: IRAN recruiting pilots
Replies: 5
Views: 3979

Re: IRAN recruiting pilots

"Inshallah" I guess! I know it is a tough call. I know Iran is accused of supporting unsavory activities, many countries are. So much politics! I would keep my eye on it as a young aviator for a quick way to get into a 320 job. I also wouldn't be surprised to see tax benefits somewhere down the road...
by JMACK
Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: how much Multi PIC for Georgian/jazz/porter?
Replies: 29
Views: 4889

Re: how much Multi PIC for Georgian/jazz/porter?

Could be because it's all BE20, maybe they are looking for Metro, Dash, Jetstream PIC time. Maybe I need 4000/5000 BE20 PIC while others with Dash PIC need only 500. You are correct. Georgian won't hire anyone as a direct entry FO onto the 1900 without at least 500 hours of -8 PIC. This is why Port...
by JMACK
Thu Feb 04, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: IRAN recruiting pilots
Replies: 5
Views: 3979

IRAN recruiting pilots

http://www.pilotcareercenter.com/Pilot- ... 20-%20IRAN


Well with sanctions down another place looking for Aviators!

Good luck to all!

J
by JMACK
Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Have you worn a G-suit (health Issues in later years)
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Have you worn a G-suit (health Issues in later years)

I saw this over at the American forum and found it interesting so here it is have a read........Jim Some of you know me as Col. Bob, "Cotton", Bob Stoffey, or "Hostage Uniform" and we all have something in common; we flew military airplanes for a living. Some of you may know me as the author of St. ...
by JMACK
Fri Jan 01, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: North Pole temperature above freezing - December 30, 2015
Replies: 271
Views: 23394

Re: North Pole temperature above freezing - December 30, 201

Oops sorry HiLo, Disregard all below. Freezing point of seawater 28 °F Seawater is denser than both fresh water and pure water (density 1.0 g/ml at 4 °C (39 °F)) because the dissolved salts increase the mass by a larger proportion than the volume. The freezing point of seawater decreases as salt con...
by JMACK
Sun Dec 27, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Anyone had a RAIC pass lately? Wait time?
Replies: 54
Views: 12601

Re: Anyone had a RAIC pass lately? Wait time?

6 months? Really? Longest wait I've had is two weeks. YYCs pass office won't even let you apply for renewal greater than 90 days in advance. Calgary actually puts an artificial expiry date on your raic (6 months prior to actual hard expiry). So when you go in you get a Red tag back as opposed to a ...

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