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by W5
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Updated MCAS ‘Safe’ Says MAX Technical Team
Replies: 69
Views: 3450

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: 4
Views: 827

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: 69
Views: 3450

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: 69
Views: 3450

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: 1538

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: 657

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: 4170

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: 2360

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
by W5
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Saab 2000 overrun at Dutch Harbor
Replies: 10
Views: 1441

Saab 2000 overrun at Dutch Harbor

https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/2019/10/18/one-passenger-died-in-unalaska-crash-of-penair-plane-flying-from-anchorage-that-injured-10-others/ More at AvHerald: http://avherald.com/h?article=4ce28013&opt=0 PADU (Unalaska)information: https://www.airnav.com/airport/PADU Sectional: http://vfrmap.com/?t...
by W5
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Plane left entangled in ski lift cables
Replies: 2
Views: 891

Plane left entangled in ski lift cables

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49987780 A small plane has been left dangling upside down after getting entangled in ski lift cables in the Italian Alps. Dramatic pictures were released by Italian mountain rescuers following the crash in Prato Valentino on Sunday. The pilot had light injuries ...
by W5
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Corporate
Topic: CBAA 2019 Compensation Survey
Replies: 16
Views: 2213

Re: CBAA 2019 Compensation Survey

Looks like an average increase of 4.4% between 2017-2019

No numbers here:
https://www.cbaa-acaa.ca/CBAADocs/2019% ... 0Evans.pdf
by W5
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: boeing 777x door blows ofF
Replies: 5
Views: 1153

Re: boeing 777x door blows ofF

Airbus A380 test wing breaks just below ultimate load target

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ad-204716/
by W5
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Boeing Max.
Replies: 83
Views: 9875

Re: Boeing Max.

That article is spot on. Although it does not go into the corporate shenanigans of Boeing.
by W5
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Punishments for pilots
Replies: 17
Views: 2842

Re: Punishments for pilots

If you displease The Boss, The boss will make you fly a real POS for a week.
by W5
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Corporate
Topic: CBAA 2019 Compensation Survey
Replies: 16
Views: 2213

Re: CBAA 2019 Compensation Survey

Article in "Skies" https://www.skiesmag.com/news/cbaa-compensation-study-how-bizav-measures-up/ CBAA compensation study: how bizav measures up Posted on September 12, 2019 by Ken Pole Results of a new Canadian Business Aviation Association compensation survey suggest that flight crews and other pers...
by W5
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Canada Jetlines
Replies: 243
Views: 75598

Re: Canada Jetlines

Probably aiming to bring crew in with the airplanes on a cheap wetlease; seeing as that it is SmartLynx.
by W5
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Updating TC online file
Replies: 3
Views: 611

Re: Updating TC online file

I didn't even know that such a thing existed.
by W5
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: RIP - Capt Haynes
Replies: 6
Views: 1266

Re: RIP - Capt Haynes

It was an honour to have met Capt. Haynes. Godspeed and Blue Skies Al.
by W5
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Cessna 305 near Black Diamond Aug 17
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

Re: Cessna 305 near Black Diamond Aug 17

Better known as the L-19 (or O-1)
by W5
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: A321 off airport landing - Aug 15 - 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 3183

Re: A321 off airport landing - Aug 15 - 2019

That could be 30 years if he was ex Russian Airforce
by W5
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: MyID Travel General Availability Error
Replies: 5
Views: 1666

Re: MyID Travel General Availability Error

Works fine for me
by W5
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: could of been the whiskey-could of been the beer
Replies: 19
Views: 3602

Re: could of been the whiskey-could of been the beer

One of two United Airlines pilots arrested for allegedly failing a breath test ahead of a flight to the US has been released without charge. The men, aged 45 and 61, were held at Glasgow Airport before boarding a flight to Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday. Police Scotland confirmed the 45-year-old ha...

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