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by teacher
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: A220 cruising altitude
Replies: 32
Views: 3866

Re: A220 cruising altitude

From what I've heard the tolerances are VERY small. You only have a few seconds above 94% N1 before the engine has to be borescoped prior to it's next flight AND if they find so much as a tiny little something that engine is DONE and it needs to be replaced. Companies probably did the math and figur...
by teacher
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Proposal for Canada and Australia to share water bombers
Replies: 28
Views: 2856

Re: Proposal for Canada and Australia to share water bombers

[quote=goingnowherefast post_id=<a href="tel:1101066">1101066</a> time=<a href="tel:1579043628">1579043628</a> user_id=40868] [quote=digits_ post_id=<a href="tel:1100922">1100922</a> time=<a href="tel:1579029272">1579029272</a> user_id=34065] interesting thought. but if all those planes are flying ...
by teacher
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Why can they get passenger rights but no proper rest and fatigue rules?
Replies: 15
Views: 3634

Re: Why can they get passenger rights but no proper rest and fatigue rules?

Fatigue rules for pilots that increase cost and decrease flexibility do not buy votes.
by teacher
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Cameras in the cockpit...
Replies: 28
Views: 1524

Re: Camera’s in the cockpit - watching YOU

The day we make cameras mandatory in operating rooms among other places to reduce the thousands of people killed each year in our healthcare system than maybe i’ll Entertain the idea of cameras in the flight deck. Never mind the fact that there isn’t a public body that identifies and investigates me...
by teacher
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Air Canada names first new routes to be opened with A220s
Replies: 1
Views: 3086

Air Canada names first new routes to be opened with A220s

Air Canada names first new routes to be opened with A220s 14 AUGUST, 2019 SOURCE: FLIGHTGLOBAL.COM Air Canada has disclosed Montreal to Seattle, as well as Toronto to San Jose in California, as the first new routes it will open using its new Airbus A220-300s. The two daily services will launch on 4 ...
by teacher
Fri May 03, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: What bases and routes do you think the A220 will have?
Replies: 30
Views: 7428

Re: What bases and routes do you think the A220 will have?

Rumours that the 220 may go to YUL first. Who knows, at this rate the YYZ 190s may not retire as planned in spring of 2020 if the max grounding drags on.....
by teacher
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: What bases and routes do you think the A220 will have?
Replies: 30
Views: 7428

Re: What bases and routes do you think the A220 will have?

https://canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com/2019/01/15/air-canada-studies-dozens-of-potential-a220-routes/ Long thinner routes, current Embraer flying and routes currently served by the A319. I read YVR-BOS and YHZ-YVR among others. It flies 1000nm further than the E190 so the possibilities are very ...
by teacher
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Air Canada YHZ
Replies: 55
Views: 6605

Re: Air Canada YHZ

A small update but nothing really new. From the sounds of it the exit was in worse condition than the runway and the wind helped the poor folks along.

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/ ... rt-290404/
by teacher
Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession.
Replies: 106
Views: 10365

Re: Recession.

Yup, nothing to see here folks either...... .....SNC bribing folks in Canada as well..... https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/snc-lavalin-faces-criminal-probe-over-jacques-cartier-bridge-contract-documents-show-1.4294057 Also, just because Canada is better off and other countries are worse off does not mean...
by teacher
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession.
Replies: 106
Views: 10365

Re: Recession.

This is where it gets scary when it comes to Liberal government spending..... https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/john-ivison-federal-liberals-stumbled-into-a-20b-windfall-then-they-spent-it-all (and borrowed on top of it) Anyone who screams about Harper's deficits is being extremely disingenuous...
by teacher
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: Chorus/Ggn/Sky merge
Replies: 80
Views: 19014

Re: Chorus/Ggn/Sky merge

Won’t happen And the disappearance of GGN as an a Express carrier was not going to happen. GGN was going to get CRJ900’s and expand. That WAS the AC plan. Wonder what changed? I will go with 50/50 that there will be just 1 Express operating certificate within 24 months. What just happened? In the j...
by teacher
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Canadian Pilot Unity
Replies: 51
Views: 7902

Re: Canadian Pilot Unity

Full disclosure, I went to AC on PML 1.0 and have no skin in this game. Having said that in my MANY years at Jazz I heard A LOT of ridicule about AC and the Canadian merger, the "lawsuit" and ACPA screwing others to better itself and how in the end it ended up sinking the whole industry. Now the Jaz...
by teacher
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: A220 Sales
Replies: 9
Views: 2753

Re: A220 Sales

Yes, all these orders and ALL THE ORDERS ANNOUNCED since the Airbus majority buy out were negotiated by Bombardier and had been worked on for YEARS. Airbus more than likely demanded they be announced after the buy out in order to pad the Airbus order book. I'm sure there are others pending, all nego...
by teacher
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: AC New hires please use your WB bid
Replies: 128
Views: 25122

Re: AC New hires please us your WB bid

If Air Canada made Wide Body F/O the same status (get off flat pay) as a narrow body captain they would have no problem crewing the 777/787. To elaborate, if you bid widebody f/o it would get you off of 4 year flat pay just like going captain gets you off flat pay. I KNOW it will never happen becau...
by teacher
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: AC New hires please use your WB bid
Replies: 128
Views: 25122

Re: AC New hires please us your WB bid

If Air Canada made Wide Body F/O the same status (get off flat pay) as a narrow body captain they would have no problem crewing the 777/787. To elaborate, if you bid widebody f/o it would get you off of 4 year flat pay just like going captain gets you off flat pay. I KNOW it will never happen becau...
by teacher
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Maple Flag Canceled
Replies: 23
Views: 2954

Re: Maple Flag Canceled

I actually would never call a person with opposing political views a name. Having an opinion opposite of one's own does not merit insults. Unless you are the leader of said opposing political party who makes and enacts policies which, in my opinion, are detrimental to the country. I read a few years...
by teacher
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Maple Flag Canceled
Replies: 23
Views: 2954

Re: Maple Flag Canceled

Since the original post opened right away with the usual bipartisan political horseshit, I didn't bother reading the rest of it. I think you misread my post. Bipartisan means unbiased or co-operation between opposing groups. Partisan means biased and since I and many Others don't believe a word jun...
by teacher
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Maple Flag Canceled
Replies: 23
Views: 2954

Maple Flag Canceled

Since the budget won’t balance itself the only place Liberals know where to cut is the military. 10 years to study new side arms, replacing old fighter jets with the same aged fighter jets and now this. I’m sure the list will grow. Update? Modernize? Nice try Trudumb. Postponement of Exercise Maple ...
by teacher
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: PML Portal
Replies: 69
Views: 11827

Re: PML Portal

Heard from another AC guy that the Express carriers have instituted a 2 year minimum wait before going to AC to stem the exodus and staffing problems. Not official though.
by teacher
Sun May 06, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Breezy in the Big Smoke.
Replies: 10
Views: 1539

Re: Breezy in the Big Smoke.

:shock: wonder if any planes were damaged?

https://youtu.be/gVkufK1yV74
by teacher
Sat May 05, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Breezy in the Big Smoke.
Replies: 10
Views: 1539

Re: Breezy in the Big Smoke.

[quote=JasonE post_id=<a href="tel:1038860">1038860</a> time=<a href="tel:1525520602">1525520602</a> user_id=45046] Yeah my car was damaged in Kitchener. 2 broken windows and damage from flying debris all down one side plus the roof. METAR CYKF 042100Z AUTO 28037G55KT 9SM BKN020 BKN026 BKN036 12/08...
by teacher
Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Helicopter down in the East River NYC
Replies: 26
Views: 4191

Re: Helicopter down in the East River NYC

https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2018/03/19/pilots-safety-equipment-in-deadly-new-york-helicopter-crash-was-easier-to-escape-than-passengers-investigators.html The five people who drowned in the March 11 crash were wearing harnesses that had not been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration...

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