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by rookiepilot
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Halifax crash report coming Thursday
Replies: 471
Views: 33931

Re: Halifax crash report coming Thursday

That's a dangerous game that judge is playing. It undermines the whole intent of the CVR. People will just fly around with the CB pulled instead of letting some greedy lawyer get their hands on it. How is accountability maintained and enforced? Purely via the cozy relationship between the regulator...
by rookiepilot
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Boeing Corporate Culture
Replies: 12
Views: 468

Re: Boeing Corporate Culture

complexintentions wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:02 am
The best article I have read recently about how corporatism did more to take Boeing to the bad place they are now, far more than than any single design decision on any single aircraft.

A warning for all companies really.

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It is a warning, for sure.
by rookiepilot
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Carb Heat Causes Power Loss
Replies: 11
Views: 668

Re: Carb Heat Causes Power Loss

Wouldn't the boost pump on richen the mixture, which carb heat also would richen? Leaning would seem to be the answer. (assuming carb ice)
by rookiepilot
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Why Bombardier failed
Replies: 7
Views: 1299

Re: Why Bombardier failed

Whoa whoa whoa..... Am I to understand that an aviation company struggled/failed because of incompetent management? I've never heard of such a phenomenon! Nah. It's Trump's fault. Harper's. Jason Kenney's. Don Cherry's. Is that poster who disagreed with me on BBD, still maintaining it as a great in...
by rookiepilot
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Just Leave the Aircraft Behind
Replies: 6
Views: 1210

Re: Just Leave the Aircraft Behind

Very unwise to switch to CYSP in the first place with the fuel remaining. Any required diversion would probably resulted in the same outcome.
by rookiepilot
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Recession incoming
Replies: 134
Views: 11544

Re: Recession incoming

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/world-has-gone-mad-system-broken-ray-dalio/ I suggest reading this, and think real hard about your own financial situation, instead of laughing as most seem to be these days. Ray Dalio runs the world's biggest hedge fund. He might know a wee bit more than your friendly...
by rookiepilot
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Seneca acceptance average?
Replies: 12
Views: 806

Re: Seneca acceptance average?

Beefitarian wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:49 am
This many replies and beer pong has not been mentioned.

Seneca doesn't sound very fun.
But Beef you get to say at parties and on social media "I'm a SENECA GRAD!!!!! I'm SOMEBODY!!!!!!!!!!"

And wear a 4 bar shirt everywhere. I'm AWESOME!!!!!!!! :lol:
by rookiepilot
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another example of the bad info pilots can be given
Replies: 48
Views: 8557

Re: Another example of the bad info pilots can be given

Pardon the "ignorance", but what the hell is the issue? The crew had a fire warning light come on - they ran the checklist, saw no visible signs of fire, and decided to RTB. Seems like a prudent enough decision. While on the short jaunt back to the departure airport the medic saw smoke coming from ...
by rookiepilot
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Autoland in a Piper
Replies: 35
Views: 1576

Re: Autoland in a Piper

HiFlyChick wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:58 am

Kind of like when a VFR guy in a cirrus wanders into IMC
Do only cirrus pilots do dumb things like that?
Just curious.
Maybe that model incapacitates the brain?
by rookiepilot
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Autoland in a Piper
Replies: 35
Views: 1576

Re: Autoland in a Piper

Very cool.
by rookiepilot
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Canada and SFO - Part III
Replies: 40
Views: 3004

Re: Air Canada and SFO - Part III

altiplano wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:21 am
Draft hogs will take down this whole fucking airline with one incident unless they learn to manage themselves.

Used to be our contract protected you from yourself, now some of these morons think unlimited OT and doing 100+ a month is a pay raise...
Greed isn't confined to the executive suite.
by rookiepilot
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Starting PPL - Night VFR + Multi IFR immediately after?
Replies: 22
Views: 776

Re: Starting PPL - Night VFR + Multi IFR immediately after?

however this trusted pilot that made those recommendations seems to be very well respected and is a person I trust implicitly. Very bad idea. Get your PPL, if you don't puke on the discovery flight. Then, in a simple aircraft, fly all over the place, day VFR. Across North America even, carefully an...
by rookiepilot
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Starting PPL - Night VFR + Multi IFR immediately after?
Replies: 22
Views: 776

Re: Starting PPL - Night VFR + Multi IFR immediately after?

I tend to be direct.

Start with a discovery flight. Go on a bumpy day. See if you even like flying a small airplane that's getting tossed around without getting sick.
by rookiepilot
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Canada Jetlines Loses Investors
Replies: 11
Views: 2743

Re: Canada Jetlines Loses Investors

"One of the principal concerns encountered by Jetlines team while engaging with investors is that they believe the existing dominant members of Canada’s aviation duopoly will react very aggressively once the company starts operations, and in fact have already done so in anticipation of Jetlines entr...
by rookiepilot
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Commercial Flight test soon...
Replies: 12
Views: 1100

Re: Commercial Flight test soon...

stephen6ix wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:53 pm
hey guys I had my CPL flight test this morning and I passed, thanks for all your help
:prayer: :prayer: :prayer:
by rookiepilot
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Boeing allegedly Misled FAA on MAX certification.
Replies: 117
Views: 4185

Re: Boeing allegedly Misled FAA on MAX certification.

Boeing statement on the instant messages:
https://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-relea ... tem=130533

Boeing says FAA told "multiple times" re MCAS:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... max-crisis

The plot thickens...........
by rookiepilot
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: fifty reasons to find a new instructor
Replies: 83
Views: 2851

Re: fifty reasons to find a new instructor

No no you misunderstand. You need to have the exact same level of knowledge as the person making such statements. If you know less, you are incompetent. If you know more, you are hung up on irrelevant details! If you drive 1 km / hr slower than me, you're a danger to everyone on the road and blocki...
by rookiepilot
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Commercial Flight test soon...
Replies: 12
Views: 1100

Re: Commercial Flight test soon...

Know your VNC cold.
Know your weather cold, GFA's ect
Flight planning and decision making.

Ace the ground portion and it relaxes you and the examiner for air portion. Mine was a breeze for this reason.

Best wishes!
by rookiepilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: B1900 or flight instruction?
Replies: 45
Views: 3496

Re: B1900 or flight instruction?

You will get a lot more experience at manoeuvring, stalls, spins, correcting botched landings, taking off and landing in a crosswind, steep turns, reading a chart, forced approaches, and a bunch of other basic stuff, as an instructor, than you would in the right seat of a 1900. Airline flying is mo...
by rookiepilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Icon Crash Video
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Re: Icon Crash Video

Ouch.....didn't look good from the start.
by rookiepilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: B1900 or flight instruction?
Replies: 45
Views: 3496

Re: B1900 or flight instruction?

Instructing is not meant for everybody, but it certainly is a good way to obtain PIC time and good experience... Instructing IFR also is one of the best way to sharpen your IFR skills in my opinion. Couple questions. I'm just curious why a boatload of 172 PIC time, repetition instructing in the cir...
by rookiepilot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Canada staff will no longer greet 'ladies and gentlemen' onboard planes
Replies: 81
Views: 4202

Re: Air Canada staff will no longer greet 'ladies and gentlemen' onboard planes

"self loading cargo, sit down and shut up".

I know you all think that --

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