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by rookiepilot
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Surcharges to the rescue!
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: Surcharges to the rescue!

How long till Air Canada includes this in their model.......
by rookiepilot
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 553
Views: 44094

Re: Corona Virus

What about common sense. Any time someone falls back to “it’s common sense”, it’s time to move on. Yup. The same common sense that is apparently so lacking in pilots, we need a checklist to tell us not to steeply bank a business jet from an unstable approach? Your qualification that your sense is a...
by rookiepilot
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 553
Views: 44094

Re: Corona Virus

AuxBatOn wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:42 pm
pelmet wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:08 pm
My idea has been forwarded to the appropriate authorities.
:lol:

Oh wait, you’re serious :shock:
Let me assist:

:roll: :lol: :roll: :lol: :roll: :lol: :roll: :lol: :roll: :lol:
by rookiepilot
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 553
Views: 44094

Re: Corona Virus

I dare Pelmet to post his "wisdom" on a medical professional's forum....I'd enjoy watching the shredding........

If he or anyone else feels that strongly, post it on a forum of ER / ICU doctors ---
by rookiepilot
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 553
Views: 44094

Re: Corona Virus

shimmydampner wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:08 am
Hey mods, what does this have to do with aviation?
CADORS reguritation is clearly not enough for some.
by rookiepilot
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Were airlines sacrificed for the Nation ?
Replies: 62
Views: 4669

Re: Were airlines sacrificed for the Nation ?

The PM of Canada and some Premiers were telling people in Canada to stop travelling and telling those overseas to come home. It was an order from the Government in a moment of national crisis. But who made this possible ? The airlines. At their expense. That is my point. Show me anywhere it was a w...
by rookiepilot
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Were airlines sacrificed for the Nation ?
Replies: 62
Views: 4669

Re: Were airlines sacrificed for the Nation ?

Right now it is the airlines looking bad for not being able to reimburse the unused tickets (airlines worldwide) for if they did, they would all go under. They all put themselves on the edge of a cliff for flying the passengers home at their own expense, and now the Canadian airlines are being thro...
by rookiepilot
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 553
Views: 44094

Re: Corona Virus

Mr Pelmet, Please stop being dangerous. There is no discussion. As some have already said, do what actual experts are suggesting, and face reality. You are proposing anarchy, and a situation that has been studied through modelling, and shown to be pure folly. I implore you to keep your thoughts to ...
by rookiepilot
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 553
Views: 44094

Re: Corona Virus

Amateur disease and pandemic "experts". Stick to flying.....please this is painful........Pelmet. As far as ICU beds, IFLY, it's if they are all overwhelmed with Covid cases, heart attack and trauma victims simply won't get treated. That's the point, is to protect the hospital system from a greater ...
by rookiepilot
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 553
Views: 44094

Re: Corona Virus

Went to the grocery store today. Ended up in a lineup, in the rain, and a bit of wind, at 3 degrees C. Behind an old gent, 6 feet away. And i also am an old gent. All of us are only trying to do a simple thing, getting food. And all of us are at a high risk of catching something, perhaps not the co...
by rookiepilot
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: In ‘stunning’ reversal, Pickering is asking for airport to be expedited
Replies: 29
Views: 4211

Re: In ‘stunning’ reversal, Pickering is asking for airport to be expedited

Pickering not needed. YYZ already has planned new taxiways and 05R / 23 L at the north end.

What is needed is true high speed rail from union to yyz and onward to Guelph /Kitchener / London.

There are plans for that but Ford shelved it.

Perhaps a branch to the east too.
by rookiepilot
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Taxiing accident - Laos
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: Taxiing accident - Laos

That'll buff out
by rookiepilot
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: REALLY EASY WAY TO HELP PILOTS!!!! COVID-19
Replies: 10
Views: 1863

Re: REALLY EASY WAY TO HELP PILOTS!!!! COVID-19

7ECA wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:20 pm

Letters, can be ignored as well, but it's harder to ignore reams of mail showing up in a politician's office. A pile of letters is going to get the attention of someone in the office, and are much more likely to be replied to.
Fireplace kindling.
by rookiepilot
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: REALLY EASY WAY TO HELP PILOTS!!!! COVID-19
Replies: 10
Views: 1863

Re: REALLY EASY WAY TO HELP PILOTS!!!! COVID-19

98 Corolla wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:02 am
If I was a politician receiving a computer generated form letter would mean less to me than those meaningless online petitions. It might actually piss me off.
Yup, It's called "DELETE".
by rookiepilot
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: AC8839 CRJ900 SFO-YVR
Replies: 14
Views: 1888

Re: AC8839 CRJ900 SFO-YVR

If you were a passenger on this flight and evacuation was being delayed by a passenger struggling with their carry-on baggage, how much force would you use to get that passenger to move along. Would you grab them by the scruff of the neck and toss them out the exit or would you be prepared to die w...
by rookiepilot
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession incoming
Replies: 212
Views: 25833

Re: Recession incoming

Nahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

SPAM FUTURES......Ultimate store of value
by rookiepilot
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Why is avgas not cheaper?
Replies: 14
Views: 1067

Re: Why is avgas not cheaper?

Evil Horrible Fuel Sellers.....
by rookiepilot
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession incoming
Replies: 212
Views: 25833

Re: Recession incoming

Heliian wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:27 am

Its your money, do whatever you like.
Good advice.

Building a bunker and filling with spam is always an option....................
by rookiepilot
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession incoming
Replies: 212
Views: 25833

Re: Recession incoming

Yup. Wrong audience. Good luck, stay well.
by rookiepilot
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Bombardier Inc. lays off 12,400 employees
Replies: 0
Views: 582

Bombardier Inc. lays off 12,400 employees

https://business.financialpost.com/transportation/airlines/update-1-bombardier-to-suspend-business-jet-production-in-canada-over-coronavirus-source Who wants to bet they aren't going to rehire anywhere close to all of them? The richly paid executive team, thanks Canada for it's donations. At least V...
by rookiepilot
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Who's gotten a lay off?
Replies: 144
Views: 26209

Re: Who's gotten a lay off?

They give money away. This is first hand information, btw. I also suspect some small businesses even take serious thought about managing their businesses so they don't have to let people go (permanently, anyway). I suspect some of these people recognize their employees have families and they have a ...
by rookiepilot
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Who's gotten a lay off?
Replies: 144
Views: 26209

Re: Who's gotten a lay off?

Well, some people think wealthy people should share the wealth! Hint, most don’t get rich by being generous with their money or stupid. First line: How would you define that, right now, in the current economic environment, to keep the company healthy, and employing workers, in the long term? Second...
by rookiepilot
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Who's gotten a lay off?
Replies: 144
Views: 26209

Re: Who's gotten a lay off?

Wow, where’d you come up with that? http://www.avcanada.ca/forums2/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=137940 The comments.... :roll: Somehow I do'nt thin that the owners of Viking are 'little guys' scrimping to make a living. Assuming that all of vikings ~575 workers are earning $120k, that's a total pa6yrol of ...
by rookiepilot
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Who's gotten a lay off?
Replies: 144
Views: 26209

Re: Who's gotten a lay off?

Just an aside. If everyone really wants this to end as quickly as possible, go home and stay there. It seems some people dont think it will hurt them, and don’t seem to give a rat’s p’tootie if they catch it and pass it onto others who it will hurt. The danger of this virus is that it is very infec...

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