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by Hugh Jasshole
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Help me out here .......
Replies: 1
Views: 383

Re: Help me out here .......

Here is the list of Transport Canada approved schools https://www.tc.gc.ca/en/services/aviati ... table.html
by Hugh Jasshole
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Putting my own fabric on my airplane without experience
Replies: 14
Views: 1124

Re: Putting my own fabric on my airplane without experience

I have been working on these planes for 30 years now. More than 50% of the Aeronca/Champion/Citabria planes that I have inspected for the spar AD, at least 1 of the 4 spars of them had a crack.
by Hugh Jasshole
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Swoop OTP
Replies: 8
Views: 3190

Re: Swoop OTP

It not really an airline's fault when a ground vehicle drives into fuselage and causes a large dent/gouge in skin. If you look at news videos you can see KF tinbashers fitting a sizable chunk of aluminum.
by Hugh Jasshole
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Provincial Nomination for Immigration
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Re: Provincial Nomination for Immigration

If you are a white dude who is educated and speaks English, you will not be allowed into Canada.
by Hugh Jasshole
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 116
Views: 22292

Re: ONEX plans

I heard that ONEX was going to pay $36/share before the MAX deal. So Boeing owes us shareholders $5/share!!!! One of the directors at WJ believes that ONEX didn't want to buy us to keep us the second largest airline in Canada, but wants to make it number one?? They defiantly have the funds to do it.
by Hugh Jasshole
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 116
Views: 22292

Re: ONEX plans

Just debating if I should wait to sell at the $31.00 buy out, or sell it now for $30.70. I would lose about 3k.
by Hugh Jasshole
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 116
Views: 22292

Re: ONEX plans

What are the chances that the deal will not go through??? That peckerwood with nice hair in Ottawa might not allow it so he can screw the west even more?
by Hugh Jasshole
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 35 people injured on AC flight.
Replies: 39
Views: 3654

Re: 35 people injured on AC flight.

It will be spun that it is AC's fault, they should have know about the turbulence! Just like fog and thunderstorms are the airlines fault also. Mankind is getting stupider at an alarming rate.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Harv's Air
Replies: 14
Views: 2276

Re: Harv's Air

If you consider a dude standing in front of a whiteboard a good online course?
by Hugh Jasshole
Mon May 20, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: 787 Pilots
Replies: 38
Views: 9893

Re: 787 Pilots

The Captains I dealt with working on the WJ 67's generally had employee numbers 500 and below. That means they have been with company since the beginning, or very close (20-23 years). Most have moved on to the 87 now.
by Hugh Jasshole
Mon May 13, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: TSO requirements
Replies: 30
Views: 2151

Re: TSO requirements

I just read the Type Data Sheet for the C-120/140 and there is no mention of radio equipment. The radios in 1946 were huge tube filled things with only a few channels. Any modern radio would be 100 times better than a radio that the aircraft would have came with in 1946.
by Hugh Jasshole
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines: 'No survivors' on crashed Boeing 737 max
Replies: 456
Views: 37809

Re: Ethiopian Airlines: 'No survivors' on crashed Boeing 737 max

How is it possible to be a senior Captain at 28? How can you get 8000 hours and be 28? Did he start flying at 10 years old, or were many of his hours made up?
by Hugh Jasshole
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: 737 max
Replies: 202
Views: 27426

Re: 737 max

Did anyone read the report on the Lion Air crash? It states that the same aircraft had issues with sensors, most likely the AOA gauge, in the days prior to the fateful flight. Prior crews turned the trim switch off and had a non-eventful flight. My question is, why was this plane allowed to fly with...
by Hugh Jasshole
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Canada To Decommission Hundreds of VORs, NDBs
Replies: 50
Views: 5180

Re: Canada To Decommission Hundreds of VORs, NDBs

About a month ago, none of the blue and teal 37's had GPS in the morning at YEG. Many MEL's were applied to headstarts. I assume our neighbors had similar GPS issues?? They thought maybe a truck in Nisku had a jammer?
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 42 years old and looking at a career change ...AME?
Replies: 5
Views: 1507

Re: 42 years old and looking at a career change ...AME?

Where are you currently located? I have a small maintenance facility slightly east of Edmonton and always need some help in the busy spring and summer maintaining light aircraft, gliders and helicopters.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Glider Flying
Replies: 9
Views: 687

Re: Glider Flying

Being an accomplished glider pilot seemed to help Capt Pearson land the 67 back in 1983. That was the only time in the 67 history where the RAT was deployed.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Glider Flying
Replies: 9
Views: 687

Re: Glider Flying

Being a accomplished glider pilot seemed to help Capt Pearson land the 67 back in 1983. That was the only time in the 67 history where the RAT was deployed.
by Hugh Jasshole
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: GA into Edmonton
Replies: 17
Views: 1738

Re: GA into Edmonton

Cooking Lake is about 4km closer to downtown than ZVL according to Google Maps.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: 1st WestJet 787 off the Production Line
Replies: 21
Views: 5462

Re: 1st WestJet 787 off the Production Line

When I do the line and transit check on the 67, I see many of the captains have employee numbers around 500 or lower. And when I ask how they enjoy flying it, the response is unanimous that they all LOVE flying the 67 compared to the NG.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: 1st WestJet 787 off the Production Line
Replies: 21
Views: 5462

Re: 1st WestJet 787 off the Production Line

So are the senior pilots who are flying the 67 going to be flying the 87?

I stole Hugh Jasshole from a famous Riley Martin prank. [youtube][youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKid8Q3HwqI[/youtube][/youtube]
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: 1st WestJet 787 off the Production Line
Replies: 21
Views: 5462

Re: 1st WestJet 787 off the Production Line

I bet those beautiful curvy front windshields are expensive, compared to the flat ones in the 37?? Sure looks great!
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Mass Exodus in Tech Ops !!!
Replies: 14
Views: 7490

Re: Mass Exodus in Tech Ops !!!

5 orange stickers is normal if plane has 10 wheels on it. I feel the biggest issue is the attitude towards Tech Ops with Team America in YYC. Moral in the Tech Ops group is at an all time low!
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Top Paid AMEs
Replies: 38
Views: 8141

Re: Top Paid AMEs

Westjet; $40.17 X 10% ACA = $44.19, $44.19 X 20% ESP = $53.00/hour
by Hugh Jasshole
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Red Deer Student Lost
Replies: 26
Views: 3185

Re: Red Deer Student Lost

Unless something changed very recently, Red Deer has a FSS advisory service which is not ATC.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Open Defects entered at Annual Inspection
Replies: 53
Views: 6251

Re: Open Defects entered at Annual Inspection

We AME's put Defects in Journey log all the time at a major Canadian airline. Example;

Defect- During daily inspection found #4 tire worn to limits.

Rectification- #4 MWA replaced IAW Boeing AMM 32-45-11

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