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by CD
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Well, someone has to talk about the 12 hour BTT amdt.
Replies: 22
Views: 2785

Re: Well, someone has to talk about the 12 hour BTT amdt.

Still trying to figure out if this is subject to the 2/4 year implementation window like the rest of the new regs are... That particular change was effective on December 12, 2018, the date of the publication in the Gazette Part II. See section 20 of the amendments: http://gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/201...
by CD
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Halifax crash report coming Thursday
Replies: 509
Views: 37202

Re: Halifax crash report coming Thursday

Have you considered requesting a copy of the lab report? I suspect that may be what was being suggested. I have reviewed associated reports that were referenced, but not included, in the final report from other investigative bodies in the past.
by CD
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: Well that didn’t take long for Swoop FA’s to unionize
Replies: 51
Views: 11075

Re: Well that didn’t take long for Swoop FA’s to unionize

Oh, how times have changed... :wink: Lucile Garner was Canada’s first airline stewardess NORA RYELL Special to The Globe and Mail Published March 28, 2013 Updated May 11, 2018 In 1938, Lucile Garner had the distinction of being the first Canadian airline stewardess hired by fledgling Trans-Canada Ai...
by CD
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: ATPL Question Re : Flight Attendants
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: ATPL Question Re : Flight Attendants

See 705.222 for requirements during boarding and 705.223 station stops.
by CD
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: ATPL Question Re : Flight Attendants
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: ATPL Question Re : Flight Attendants

705.139 for the manual and 705.201 for the number of flight attendants required.
by CD
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Airplane log times vs pilot log times
Replies: 40
Views: 3651

Re: Airplane log times vs pilot log times

Log what you want to, just try to be consistent about it. The reality is that nobody will ever read it in this amount of detail. There are 63 pages of comments discussing the issue in the following thread, so there are some folks that are looking at it in detail. Flight Time Vs. Air Time Personal L...
by CD
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: SMS Anonymous?
Replies: 9
Views: 2088

Re: SMS Anonymous?

An Anonymous Non Punative reporting system is actually mandated by the SUR-001, that is the guidance document that governs SMS Draft SMS Doc Review-Software Review-27DEC2015.xlsx [attachment=1]SI_SUR-001.pdf I cant’t open that attached file. Is SI SUR-001 still applicable? I cannot find it on the T...
by CD
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: "Weak aviation oversight making skies less safe: Opinion"
Replies: 30
Views: 4604

Re: "Weak aviation oversight making skies less safe: Opinion"

Lack of safety management systems found in “numerous” marine, aviation accident investigations: TSB July 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter Fifteen years after four passengers drowned in an accident aboard an amphibious sightseeing vehicle across the Ottawa River from the nation’s capital, the Transp...
by CD
Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Government to Consider Random Alcohol testing for pilots
Replies: 203
Views: 21152

Re: Government to Consider Random Alcohol testing for pilots

Interesting article published today (February 24, 2017): Has my pilot had too much to drink? It depends where you fly by Alanna Petroff @AlannaPetroff February 24, 2017: 8:59 AM ET How much alcohol is too much for a pilot who's about to take flight? Believe it or not, the answer varies depending on ...
by CD
Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Sunwing captain passed out drunk in cockpit
Replies: 145
Views: 33714

Re: Sunwing captain passed out drunk in cockpit

Hell foreign carriers are flying into Canada today with family in their jumpseats... No problems... According to subpart 701, that doesn't appear to have been allowed since 2003: Application 701.27 (1) All the provisions of this Division apply in respect of the operation by a foreign air operator, ...
by CD
Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: New SMS material from TC
Replies: 6
Views: 2241

Re: New SMS material from TC

Indeed... That document posted by Prodriver does not appear to be available online yet. Perhaps they received an advance copy from someone? Maybe it will be available at one of the following links next week? Documents Issued within the last 60 days Online Reference Centre Advisory Circulars
by CD
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Pilots and Alcohol
Replies: 62
Views: 17304

Re: Pilots and Alcohol

Quite a bit of discussion on that idea before:

AvCanada: Random Drug and Alcohol Testing
by CD
Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Ornge Sikorsky Air ambulance accident Northern Ontario
Replies: 333
Views: 47983

Re: Ornge Sikorsky Air ambulance accident Northern Ontario

News release Organizational, regulatory and oversight deficiencies led to fatal May 2013 Ornge helicopter crash in Moosonee, Ontario Toronto, Ontario, 15 June 2016 – In its investigation report (A13H0001) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that several organizatio...
by CD
Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:11 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Ornge Sikorsky Air ambulance accident Northern Ontario
Replies: 333
Views: 47983

Re: Ornge Sikorsky Air ambulance accident Northern Ontario

Media advisory 2016 TSB will hold a news conference to release its investigation report into the May 2013 Ornge helicopter accident in Moosonee, Ontario Gatineau, Quebec, 10 June 2016 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on 15 June 2016 to make public its re...
by CD
Tue May 24, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Seaplane regulation changes proposed
Replies: 13
Views: 5176

Re: Seaplane regulation changes proposed

The following is the link to the discussions from when this change was first proposed:

AvCanada: Notice of Proposed Amendment - Seaplane Operations - 2014-016
by CD
Mon May 09, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Fort Mac Relief
Replies: 12
Views: 2554

Re: Fort Mac Relief

I guess it depends which "news" organization one wants to believe and what their sources were. In June 2015, the Calgary Sun reported the following: Canadian Red Cross outlines $43 million in flood aid for Calgary and southern Alberta flooding ... Here’s a look at how many have been helped, how much...
by CD
Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Jazz Q400 Right main landing gear collapse YEG
Replies: 68
Views: 21158

Re: Jazz Q400 Right main landing gear collapse YEG

Final report published: Aviation Investigation Report A14W0177 Right main landing gear collapse Jazz Aviation LP (dba Air Canada Express) DHC-8-402, C-GGBF Edmonton International Airport Edmonton, Alberta 06 November 2014 Summary The Jazz Aviation LP (doing business as Air Canada Express) Bombardier...
by CD
Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Aviation Medical Costs
Replies: 33
Views: 6330

Re: Aviation Medical Costs

Before that the fee was $5.00. I'm not quite certain how long ago any fee might have been $5, but we've had may discussions here over the years about the fee. In 1994, the fee structure was: Issue of a licence validation certificate for (a) a commercial pilot or airline transport pilot (i) for a si...

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