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by Oldguystrtn2fly
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Block Time in YYC
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Block Time in YYC

There is the Olds didsbury flying club as well as a guy who rents his plane quite regularly at cea3...don’t have a number but guys at the airport will point him out.
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: fifty reasons to find a new instructor
Replies: 83
Views: 3427

Re: fifty reasons to find a new instructor

My instructor told me after three or four lessons to put away the checklist so i could learn to do it from memory...... I do actually agree with this approach....some what. I am a huge advocate for flow checks, coupled with using the checklist as a true check list. When you go to the grocery store,...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: fifty reasons to find a new instructor
Replies: 83
Views: 3427

Re: fifty reasons to find a new instructor

My instructor told me after three or four lessons to put away the checklist so i could learn to do it from memory......
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Embry Riddle - April 4,2018
Replies: 28
Views: 5658

Re: Embry Riddle - April 4,2018

Does it seem reaosnable to place the AD agaisnt Pa-28 235's when only Arrows have had a issue?
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The beginning of the end of small private airstrips
Replies: 102
Views: 14366

Re: The beginning of the end of small private airstrips

I don’t think it means you can’t have a strip with thirty NM. The new rules just say you must consult....
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Re registering grass strip.
Replies: 25
Views: 3171

Re: Re registering grass strip.

I also spent less on my strip than you did on your helipad🤓
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Re registering grass strip.
Replies: 25
Views: 3171

Re: Re registering grass strip.

Everyone I know without their own strip spend far more time driving to and from the airport than I spend snow blowing or cutting....
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: C-gfxk (okotoks flight school) off airport
Replies: 19
Views: 3121

Re: C-gfxk (okotoks flight school) off airport

And here i thought a flight school would be required to register commercial. I guess i learnt something today
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: C-gfxk (okotoks flight school) off airport
Replies: 19
Views: 3121

Re: C-gfxk (okotoks flight school) off airport

Plane is privately registered since February. How come the flight school is mentioned in the title of the thread? Was the plane owner getting instruction?
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The beginning of the end of small private airstrips
Replies: 102
Views: 14366

Re: The beginning of the end of small private airstrips

There were some exemptions listed where consultation was not required, for agricultural use as well as 30 movements of less a year, but those may have been in the original proposal. Not sure if they made it through to the actual. And were these made regulations or were they advisory....big differenc...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Mid-Air Collision Near Ottawa
Replies: 84
Views: 10634

Re: Mid-Air Collision Near Ottawa

Looks like a sealed bid auction. Only one way to find out what it will sell for.
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Coast to Coast Flight - Aerodrome recommendations
Replies: 13
Views: 1092

Re: Coast to Coast Flight - Aerodrome recommendations

After golden and before drumheller, stop at cea3 for fuel. More than likely the cheapest you can find or very close to it.
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Private License Cost
Replies: 18
Views: 1524

Re: Private License Cost

Everyone here has a great point that you will most likely spend more than the min amount of hours However... There is a fairly new alternative to this. If you're looking for the most cost effective method to train and are willing to travel out west there's a flight school that GURANTEES you a licen...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Homebuilders
Topic: Bought a project and have stuff for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1742

Re: Bought a project and have stuff for sale

Sorry for the delay, I didn’t check here for questions. I am not certain I will be selling everything, but likely will sell the AI, DG. VS, vac gauge, KI 208, KI 209 and a brand new in box panel mount Bendix King KMD 150 GPS.
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Homebuilders
Topic: Bought a project and have stuff for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1742

Bought a project and have stuff for sale

I purchased a Murphy kit that was started and never finished. I have lots of stuff for sale that i wont be using that someone might be interested in. I put a thread in the Marketplace section detailing some Whelen strobes and such for sale. I also have some instruments that i wont be using so may po...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Whelen Strobes and other parts.
Replies: 0
Views: 515

Whelen Strobes and other parts.

-Whelen Strobe control supply box A413AHDA-CF-14/28 - $500 New but not in box -Whelen Strobe control supply box A413AHDA-CF-14/28 - $500 New but not in box -AeroControlex heated pitot tube- PH502-12CR $2300 -Whelen Strobe Beacon Dome , A450 $350 -Whelen Strobe Beacon Dome , A450 $350 - Whelen Nav St...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: IFR Certified Plane
Replies: 13
Views: 920

Re: IFR Certified Plane

photofly wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:56 am
It's possible to add an IFR approach certified GPS for about $5k, all in, if you choose carefilly.
Care to elaborate?
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: MERGED power curve / floats posts
Replies: 265
Views: 5836

Re: MERGED power curve / floats posts

Agreed. Well done.
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: MERGED power curve / floats posts
Replies: 265
Views: 5836

Re: MERGED power curve / floats posts

20181113_110747.jpg Wow. Just wow. I feel sorry for George but this is what happens when you have the blind leading the blind. Note to any homebuilders: There's no substitute for learning as much as possible yourself rather than hoping the loud mouth know it all you're relying on isn't going to abu...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: SOLD Garmin Aera 660 for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 591

SOLD Garmin Aera 660 for sale

Bought a year ago from aircraft spruce, comes in the original box with a yolk clamp mount and has the 12v cigarette lighter style plug in for power. Good unit, I bought it and hadn’t received it when I fell into a used 696 for a good price. I have been using them both but find I prefer the 696. New ...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Taxiways and Snowbanks
Replies: 4
Views: 1814

Re: Taxiways and Snowbanks

I think there is an advisory circular or something like that stating what slope from runways and taxi ways must be kept clear. I think it depends on the length of runway determines some of this criteria. I would imagine that if you run into something with your wing, you are probably responsible for ...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: $55 charge, for processing medical?!
Replies: 73
Views: 5550

Re: $55 charge, for processing medical?!

. Maybe a better question is where the fuel surcharge that we all pay on every litre of gas goes? Used to pay for air navigation services... But since privatization, all that money now goes into "general revenue"... NavCanada doesn't get any of it. I am not sure it’s a better question, but it is at...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: $55 charge, for processing medical?!
Replies: 73
Views: 5550

Re: $55 charge, for processing medical?!

For anyone who is really twisted about this fee, why not go to this link - https://letstalktransportation.ca/fee-modernization - and provide your comments directly to Transport? It may have no more effect than ranting on an internet forum (which is zero, BTW) but at least there's a chance. Good lin...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: $55 charge, for processing medical?!
Replies: 73
Views: 5550

Re: $55 charge, for processing medical?!

Re: $55 charge, for processing medical?! by photofly » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:04 pm As far as I know, CAMEs still submit medical information to transport by post. ________________ And the TC employed Doctor in the region reviews each of the reports submitted by the CAME. He or she has the last say as t...
by Oldguystrtn2fly
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: $55 charge, for processing medical?!
Replies: 73
Views: 5550

Re: $55 charge, for processing medical?!

Before this ges any worse, I get fees for things. I need a license plate, I pay a fee, I need a yearly registration I pay a fee, I want a passport I pay the fee. But this one, makes no sense. You are legal with the stamp im the booklet, the fee gets you nothing. I expect that back when the doc fille...

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