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by rigpiggy
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Hudson Bay, sk cybu
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Re: Hudson Bay, sk cybu

Yep, sorry was looking at closest weather and got befuddled.thanks
by rigpiggy
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Hudson Bay, sk cybu
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Hudson Bay, sk cybu

Is 100 lol available?
by rigpiggy
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Swoop CYQR Smoke diversion
Replies: 13
Views: 1317

Re: Swoop CYQR Smoke diversion

because it would need a full inspection by a qualified amo prior to return to service
by rigpiggy
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 50 Seat Q400
Replies: 9
Views: 1655

Re: 50 Seat Q400

the same way that putting 40-44 seats in a crj200 makes it a crj-440. most have been reconfigured back to 50 seat config
by rigpiggy
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Landed Beside Runway
Replies: 20
Views: 3852

Re: Landed Beside Runway

I believe that TC landed beside the runway in old crow a number of years back.they had recently graded the runway if i remember
by rigpiggy
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Provincial Nomination for Immigration
Replies: 6
Views: 681

Re: Provincial Nomination for Immigration

EVAS does this because they have a tough time recruiting anyone
by rigpiggy
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Kelowna icon a5
Replies: 23
Views: 2750

Re: Kelowna icon a5

C.W.E. wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:06 am

That has worked for me since 1954 when I started flying amphibians.
Hey cat I didn't know Kermit had a sister :smt040 :smt040
by rigpiggy
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Abbotsford Commuter Aircraft Mishap, Feb 23, 2018
Replies: 55
Views: 11088

Re: Abbotsford Commuter Aircraft Mishap, Feb 23, 2018

Kind of like an FBO I know they open the doors to the hangar, and leave the radiant heaters on. The Ops Mgr " I know what I am doing" holding my tongue isn't my strong suit...... I have other stories also
by rigpiggy
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: What do you do when you think someone should never fly again?
Replies: 119
Views: 10265

Re: What do you do when you think someone should never fly again?

trust me someone in mgmt will know, and they will brush it under the carpet...... because if the front seats aren't filled it isn't going anywhere
by rigpiggy
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Why is multi time so important to the airlines?
Replies: 14
Views: 2223

Re: Why is multi time so important to the airlines?

I love the PT6 however in my roughly 10k hrs on them I have shutdown 3 of them. 1 precautionary, 1 about to fail, and 1 full on sh!t the bed. After the shutdown, feather and trim they all fly kind of the same a little out of trim they are a lot harder. My last failure, do the checklist fly back to d...
by rigpiggy
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Didn't pass Cat 1 medical, what is going to happen next..?
Replies: 22
Views: 3177

Re: Didn't pass Cat 1 medical, what is going to happen next..?

I had taken some B50, and didnt hydrate enough, first thing in the AM. Doc told me to go and drink several litres, and come back in the afternoon(1620 cutting it close) 3rd wee of the day, passed with no problems. I actually used a certain doctor in YHZ who told me "I can only certify what is in fro...
by rigpiggy
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another beaver crash. Labrador
Replies: 5
Views: 1872

Re: Another beaver crash. Labrador

I disagree, the beaver flew in what 48? 11 years and a different design philosophy. The porter on floats always being fixed, the beaver progressive inspections almost never down, the caravan a higher takeoff speed, beats the snot out itself in rough water. Even though viking is coming out with more ...
by rigpiggy
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another beaver crash. Labrador
Replies: 5
Views: 1872

Re: Another beaver crash. Labrador

Well cbc is running the standard " rickety old airplane story" https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/dwayne-winsor-de-havilland-beaver-air-saguenay-mistastin-lake-1.5219517 I worked with a company that ran a PC6, bloody thing was always in the shop, they replaced it with a turbo beave...
by rigpiggy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check
Replies: 236
Views: 14554

Re: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check

Not my experience, 6 weeks on the outside, for each organization
by rigpiggy
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check
Replies: 236
Views: 14554

Re: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check

Im sure all of these folks had passed a VSRC as well https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-school-trustee-shocked-by-teacher-s-child-porn-arrest-1.589886 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/teacher-facing-child-porn-charges/article1211643/ https://nanaimonewsnow.com/2...
by rigpiggy
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check
Replies: 236
Views: 14554

Re: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check

S69 it looks like your in BC, specifically the Okanagan. Not every area has that same painless procedure. If this kills C4K, well then I would hold that the head office was responsible. I do my part all my kids friends have an invite along when I go out, many have taken me up on it, and some of the ...
by rigpiggy
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Pet Peeves?
Replies: 57
Views: 10518

Re: Pet Peeves?

rooster aren't you a bit of a C@ck of the walk
by rigpiggy
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check
Replies: 236
Views: 14554

Re: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check

as previously posted, it is not at least for some of us a quick and easy piece of paper. I have done it several times. It goes on birthdate and sex, since you can change your name, but not your birthday"wonder about the sex thing" thanks Trudeau I did it first for medevacs, and found out, lo and beh...
by rigpiggy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Careful getting fuel in Thunder Bay
Replies: 31
Views: 3949

Re: Careful getting fuel in Thunder Bay

last trip through ontario we stopped in dryden vs TB. cheaper less grief
by rigpiggy
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Aviation Videos & Photos
Topic: Canadian Regional F28 crash test
Replies: 0
Views: 415

Canadian Regional F28 crash test

[youtube]https://www.avweb.com/flight-safety/faa ... ness-test/[/youtube]

Nicer than some of my landing"sarcasm"
by rigpiggy
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: F bomb on hot mic
Replies: 17
Views: 4114

Re: F bomb on hot mic

There is a certain apron advisor in yyz, who is how shall i say less than useful. Gave my friend wrong direction "clearance"advisory only" he read back the the proper one. Hung up so he thought and remarked "what a stupid C$&@" when he finally noticed and fixed the problem, dumb twit had been replac...

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