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by W5
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: How long does it take for TC to process a medical renewal?
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: How long does it take for TC to process a medical renewal?

I did mine in August, still waiting (and I have a 6 month validity)
by W5
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Coolest Airports in the Prairies
Replies: 14
Views: 1757

Re: Coolest Airports in the Prairies

I see, extra oomph
by W5
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Coolest Airports in the Prairies
Replies: 14
Views: 1757

Re: Coolest Airports in the Prairies

@Adam Oke, was that C-GZUP? Looks familiar.
by W5
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Proposal for Canada and Australia to share water bombers
Replies: 27
Views: 2077

Re: Proposal for Canada and Australia to share water bombers

Coulson ferries their 737 Fireliners , and the Herc's to Australia. Their heli's go by boat. Conair also ferries their aircraft downunder.
by W5
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Cookie cutters in a survival kit?
Replies: 20
Views: 2352

Re: Cookie cutters in a survival kit?

Toothbrush. Only thing I needed when hitchhiking.
by W5
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 737 screens go blank with specific approaches
Replies: 7
Views: 1337

Re: 737 screens go blank with specific approaches

I once had all screens go black entering a hold for a Calgary approach (around 2002), luckily it was partially VFR and the screens came back after about 30 seconds.
by W5
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: TCA/Air Canada Vickers Vanguard
Replies: 6
Views: 669

Re: TCA/Air Canada Vickers Vanguard

Lots of opinions written in the Ace McCool stories about the Vanguard ("Mudguard").
https://www.amazon.com/Ace-McCool-Colle ... 0969732279
by W5
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Atlas Air 767
Replies: 90
Views: 14602

Re: Atlas Air 767

Pilot Of Doomed Amazon Air Flight Had Poor Training Record, Seemed Confused Before Crash, NTSB Probe Suggests

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeremyboga ... 4348ce79cc
by W5
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Southwest wants Delta/WestJet slots at LGA
Replies: 0
Views: 763

Southwest wants Delta/WestJet slots at LGA

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2019/12/11/southwest-laguardia-delta-westjet.html Southwest Airlines is angling for more service out of New York's LaGuardia Airport, the Dallas-based carrier disclosed in a regulatory filing submitted Wednesday with the U.S. Department of Transportation. The ...
by W5
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Do you log landings
Replies: 22
Views: 1104

Re: Do you log landings

Once upon a time we used to do 150 landings and take-offs in a day (each). That was in a Stearman spreading fertilizer. 3 of us for 3 days at the time. Adds up quickly.
by W5
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Wings Magazine, AC first female pilot.
Replies: 7
Views: 1785

Re: Wings Magazine, AC first female pilot.

She was with Gateway Airlines,before Air Canada
by W5
Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The challenges for us all in flying green
Replies: 18
Views: 2126

The challenges for us all in flying green

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50503721 Sustainable, renewable, green: the buzz words of the environmentalists figured large at this week's Dubai Air Show. At the last show two years ago, such things barely registered. This time we've had airline Etihad rename a Boeing 787 Dreamliner a "greenli...
by W5
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Updated MCAS ‘Safe’ Says MAX Technical Team
Replies: 71
Views: 5020

Re: Updated MCAS ‘Safe’ Says MAX Technical Team

Boeing’s fix tames the ‘tiger’ in the 737 MAX flight controls, say experts and critics https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/boeings-fix-tames-the-tiger-in-the-737-max-flight-controls/ After months of intense scrutiny, even some of the harshest critics of the 737 MAX’s flight-contro...
by W5
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Serious B737-300 incident Nigeria
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

Serious B737-300 incident Nigeria

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/230716 "The Nigerian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) became aware of this occurrence via a phone call from a passenger onboard the incident flight on the 5th of June 2019, three weeks after the incident. A visit to the aircraft on June 6 and subsequent evalua...
by W5
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Updated MCAS ‘Safe’ Says MAX Technical Team
Replies: 71
Views: 5020

Re: Updated MCAS ‘Safe’ Says MAX Technical Team

Boeing Targets December For New MAX Deliveries Kate O'ConnorNovember 11, 20190 Boeing believes it could resume deliveries of its grounded 737 MAX model as early as December, according to a progress report released by the company on Monday. The report also outlined five key milestones the company nee...
by W5
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Updated MCAS ‘Safe’ Says MAX Technical Team
Replies: 71
Views: 5020

Updated MCAS ‘Safe’ Says MAX Technical Team

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/updated-mcas-safe-says-max-technical-team/ Updated MCAS ‘Safe’ Says MAX Technical Team Russ NilesNovember 9, 20193 Bloomberg is reporting the independent group of experts formed to evaluate Boeing’s fixes for the 737 MAX has signed off on changes to the Maneuverin...
by W5
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Small aircraft operators making ‘gradual drift’ toward unsafe flying, says TSB
Replies: 13
Views: 1754

Small aircraft operators making ‘gradual drift’ toward unsafe flying, says TSB

https://www.nationalnewswatch.com/2019/11/07/small-aircraft-operators-making-gradual-drift-toward-unsafe-flying-says-tsb-2/#.XcXlqDNKiUk OTTAWA — Small aircraft operators in Canada have fallen into a trap of accepting too many safety risks — and it has to stop before more people are killed or injure...
by W5
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: SmartLynx Malta has received Canadian FAOC
Replies: 1
Views: 705

Re: SmartLynx Malta has received Canadian FAOC

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SmartLynx_Airlines Was supposed to be one of the main investors in Canada Jetlines. See: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/10/28/1936663/0/en/Jetlines-loses-SmartLynx-and-InHarv-investments-postpones-launch-and-reduces-its-activity-until-the-Competition-Bu...
by W5
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Boeing allegedly Misled FAA on MAX certification.
Replies: 117
Views: 4473

Re: Boeing allegedly Misled FAA on MAX certification.

Fairly long read (10 min.), it includes the exchange:

https://theaircurrent.com/aviation-safe ... velopment/
by W5
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Single IFR in BC
Replies: 14
Views: 2664

Re: Single IFR in BC

Here was Morningstar's last ad for a Caravan pilot:
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=133522&p=1086482&hi ... r#p1086482

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