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by cdnpilot77
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Kingston terrorist arrest
Replies: 10
Views: 1525

Re: Kingston terrorist arrest

RCMP surveillance....do they have any thermal imaging? Rumour ‘round the campfire is they initially thought they were dealing with a large scale grow op.
by cdnpilot77
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Garneau says Bombardier can't be favoured in Bids.
Replies: 35
Views: 3944

Re: Garneau says Bombardier can't be favoured in Bids.

And then all of dads friends praised him for ordering his family some pizza...

<Insert slow clap>
by cdnpilot77
Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Aircraft sliding off the runway in YXE?
Replies: 9
Views: 1797

Aircraft sliding off the runway in YXE?

Heard a pirep of an airliner off the runway in saskatoon this morning....anyone have any info?
by cdnpilot77
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Is it Bernouilli or Newton or both?
Replies: 13
Views: 685

Re: Is it Bernouilli or Newton or both?

Meatservo wrote:
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:44 pm
Wow, this is impressive. You guys went full-on "typical avcanada asshole" right off the blocks, without even waiting for the traditional "sincere answers". You waste no time!
Not full on until someone points out the proper spelling of ‘Bernoulli’....oops. :mrgreen:
by cdnpilot77
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: flybigblue
Replies: 14
Views: 2527

Re: flybigblue

That’s better :mrgreen:
by cdnpilot77
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: flybigblue
Replies: 14
Views: 2527

Re: flybigblue

schnitzel2k3 wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:27 am
CAL wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:04 pm
uhhhhh
no idea what you guys are talking about
seems you guys all have some inside knowledge to a bunch of bollocks
I think everyone is curious why they used language verbatim from the pilot ads for Algonquin Airlink.

You interview yet CAL?

S.
Ahem [Private Air].

Thank you...Carry on
by cdnpilot77
Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: flybigblue
Replies: 14
Views: 2527

Re: flybigblue

I think they mentioned CYYZ, don't know what private hangar they are referencing. The posting echoes the Algonquin Airlink /Private Air tone for sure. Don't know if lines are borrowed or manager slid into startup ownership role. Who's interviewing first to find out? S. Nope, no one from us....it se...
by cdnpilot77
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Canada and Westjet...what a joke
Replies: 139
Views: 10844

Re: Air Canada and Westjet...what a joke

It's in response to this letter from Transport Canada: https://s3.amazonaws.com/nca.flynca.com/memo/202d80824b372a6a06ecefc365f4af2d.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAIMR5VK5ZUA2APXCQ&Expires=1539578988&Signature=naPdwxkKBuUq4baJ6RIZ%2FgsV5zg%3D I would assume that all air operators have been sent the same le...
by cdnpilot77
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Woman brings emotional support SQUIRREL on flight.
Replies: 22
Views: 2457

Re: Woman brings emotional support SQUIRREL on flight.

zipper wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:29 am
At what point do we start telling people that enough is enough?
Not until after I get to bring my Emotional Support Shark on my next trip....
by cdnpilot77
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Corporate
Topic: YYZ SLOTS.....Again
Replies: 41
Views: 4436

Re: YYZ SLOTS.....Again

I believe CDM has been in use by companies like fltplan.com for while to forsee issues with EDCT times etc and get flight plans into the cue early to try and help flight plan filers avoid delay. If I am filing with fltplan.com, whenever possible, I plan/file 24hrs in advance and let them file it ear...
by cdnpilot77
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Corporate
Topic: YYZ SLOTS.....Again
Replies: 41
Views: 4436

Re: YYZ SLOTS.....Again

As far as I know, w haven’t heard about any new slot requirements. It was originally planned for October/November, but shortly after the last round, there was a notice saying that they accomplished everything they needed to and that’s further restrictions would not be required. Unless something new ...
by cdnpilot77
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: USA-Mexico-Canada Trade agreement
Replies: 16
Views: 2464

USA-Mexico-Canada Trade agreement

Some people had expressed to me that they were pinning some hopes of the new NAFTA agreement would include Flight Crews in the professionals working visa exemption. The new agreement was published this morning and doesn’t not seem to have any material change in that regard. Congress has 60 days to r...
by cdnpilot77
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Falcon 50 crash in Greenville South Carolina...
Replies: 21
Views: 3124

Re: Falcon 50 crash in Greenville South Carolina...

Chuck, “some experience” is pretty vague. It’s also entirely possible he has all those type ratings and this was his first time in the actual airplane of any of those types. You can get a pic or an sic type rating for free from the sim centre by acting as a right seater for a certain number of days ...
by cdnpilot77
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Falcon 50 crash in Greenville South Carolina...
Replies: 21
Views: 3124

Re: Falcon 50 crash in Greenville South Carolina...

Owner is deceased in this accident....his estate could be in big trouble.
by cdnpilot77
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Falcon 50 crash in Greenville South Carolina...
Replies: 21
Views: 3124

Re: Falcon 50 crash in Greenville South Carolina...

I think the biggest head scratching part of this, is the credentials of the crew: SIC is a PPL with Multi Rating no instrument rating, no type rating PIC reportedly had an SIC rating only on the Da50 It appears as though the flight was a charter part 135 but the SIC is the owner of the airplane so p...
by cdnpilot77
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another example of the bad info pilots can be given
Replies: 40
Views: 7069

Re: Another example of the bad info pilots can be given

Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8585 from Saskatoon/John G. Diefenbaker Intl, SK (CYXE) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) with 4 crew members and 78 passengers on board.
Doesn’t the ACPA scope clause limit regionals to 76pax or less?
by cdnpilot77
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Huge discouragement
Replies: 190
Views: 13987

Re: Huge discouragement

Mr. Turbine, I think you’ve given this person entirely too much credit.
by cdnpilot77
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Huge discouragement
Replies: 190
Views: 13987

Re: Huge discouragement

I am not trashing you. You have been given good advice above and when that same advice was given before to the same question, the exact same response was given. There is work that needs to be done to move forward. Networking is not ass kissing. Learn the difference and it will be the key to unlockin...
by cdnpilot77
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Huge discouragement
Replies: 190
Views: 13987

Re: Huge discouragement

But this: Sorry I don't kiss backsides to get ahead. It's morally wrong in my opinion. My beliefs such as that one should not prevent one from an Airline position. just shows a complete lack of understanding of people. Roadrunnersmother, Your words are remarkably similar to a "King Air pilot" a year...
by cdnpilot77
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Huge discouragement
Replies: 190
Views: 13987

Re: Huge discouragement

Flightpath CP wrote:
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:00 pm
Networking is the key. We have hired several sub-300-hour guys. A few directly into jets. These people came with incredible character references, which means more than the logbook to me.

Cheers

Good luck!
:smt023 What he said!
by cdnpilot77
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Questions for chief Pilot Interview
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Re: Questions for chief Pilot Interview

There is no exam requirement for 704, I can’t speak of 702-703 or 705. They have a couple of pages of questions they can ask and take notes on your answers. There are questions about your specific operation, training requirements, duty day requirements, Operational questions and legal questions. You...
by cdnpilot77
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Corporate
Topic: Corporate Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1886

Re: Corporate Question

Apply for the jobs you want, not just the ones you think you can get! I can attest from personal experience, hours in the logbook are just a small part of a large equation we look at when hiring.
by cdnpilot77
Mon May 21, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: The problem with minimum wage ground crews
Replies: 9
Views: 3380

Re: The problem with minimum wage ground crews

If you subcontract staff, those people become an extension of your company. If your company chooses to subcontract the work, they should take it on the chin and not try to pass the buck when IROPS happen. If it’s a wage issue, find a subcontractor that pays their employees better and pay appropriate...
by cdnpilot77
Sat May 05, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: TC ATP to FAA
Replies: 22
Views: 1096

Re: TC ATP to FAA

No I haven’t. I’m holding out for someone else to pay for it. I had a small window between when I received my TC ATPL and when this program started where I could have done the conversion the old way and I let the opportunity slip through my fingers, so here we are. I don’t even think there’s an FAA ...

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