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by Rooster69
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: CATSA Aircrew Protocol
Replies: 25
Views: 2537

Re: CATSA Aircrew Protocol

I'm curious, what is so bad about the body scanner? The people that sell the scanners, the authorities that want you to pass through the scanners and the people who work right next to the scanners all say that they are safe. Do you trust them? Screw that. I always asked for the pat down. Privacy. A...
by Rooster69
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Quebec plane crash - 2 critical
Replies: 8
Views: 2250

Re: Quebec plane crash - 2 critical

That Snapchat video pretty much sums up what happened. Damn!

Most of us have done stupid things in airplanes, especially when we were in our teens. Sometimes the luck runs out.
by Rooster69
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: CATSA Aircrew Protocol
Replies: 25
Views: 2537

Re: CATSA Aircrew Protocol

Hi, Where can CATSA’s aircrew screening protocol be found? try their website Can they ask for my phone and conduct a search of my phone? Company IPad? no. Tell them to pound sand. They are not police When my lunch packs are confiscated when I am an operating crew member because they had a bad day. ...
by Rooster69
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Encore wrinkles a Dash-8
Replies: 54
Views: 10871

Re: Encore wrinkles a Dash-8

I wonder if ground workers would walk to their car in the parking lot at the end of their shift and go home or stay inside where it's safe if there's thunderstorms in the area. Really? Are you aware that during a red alert , ramp personnel are not allowed to be on the ramp? I wouldn’t be walking ar...
by Rooster69
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: looking for Air Canada pilot directory
Replies: 14
Views: 2519

Re: looking for Air Canada pilot directory

There is no public directory.

No one is going to send an anonymous person any information about active or retired Air Canada, or any other companies’ pilots.
by Rooster69
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Never heard of this old AC incident before
Replies: 14
Views: 1709

Re: Never heard of this old AC incident before

Story I heard was that someone was testing/transmitting the HF radio, which led to a static discharge.
by Rooster69
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Encore wrinkles a Dash-8
Replies: 54
Views: 10871

Re: Encore wrinkles a Dash-8

I wonder if ground workers would walk to their car in the parking lot at the end of their shift and go home or stay inside where it's safe if there's thunderstorms in the area. Really? Are you aware that during a red alert , ramp personnel are not allowed to be on the ramp? I wouldn’t be walking ar...
by Rooster69
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another Norseman...gone
Replies: 115
Views: 8700

Re: Another Norseman...gone

PilotDar’s third paragraph says it all.
by Rooster69
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another Norseman...gone
Replies: 115
Views: 8700

Re: Another Norseman...gone

Asking for posts to be removed because you don’t like what a person says is not the same as removing defamatory or slanderous posts. The wealth of experience and knowledge expressed by other, more eloquent posters, far outweigh, in my opinion, the silly and dangerous techniques brought up on this to...
by Rooster69
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another Norseman...gone
Replies: 115
Views: 8700

Re: Another Norseman...gone

Moderators? Someone calling for moderators?

I sure don’t agree with what some people write . I might have a polar opposite view of some folks. But god damn I’ll fight for your Right to write whatever the hell you want. This is not China, nor North Korea.
by Rooster69
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 35 people injured on AC flight.
Replies: 39
Views: 4352

Re: 35 people injured on AC flight.

How come on every 5 point harness, there is a latch you can press to just unbuckle the shoulder harnesses?
by Rooster69
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Congrats
Replies: 53
Views: 9837

Re: Congrats

BTD wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:13 pm
speedah wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:27 pm
altiplano wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:12 am
Settle this like men:

YYZ Viscount parking lot, Level 5, 15:00.

Let's see some real taxable benefits.
Better show up an hour early to find a parking spot!
Don’t forget to wear your uniform.
Rule #1?
by Rooster69
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Congrats
Replies: 53
Views: 9837

Re: Congrats

Yycjetdriver wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 9:42 am
Instead of congrats I’ll offer my sympathy to all the TS folks who avoided AC for good reason and chose TS.
Lol. Got the PFO letter from AC did you?
by Rooster69
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Pet Peeves?
Replies: 57
Views: 12222

Re: Pet Peeves?

I would Never walk through terminal with sunglasses, prescription or not, on. Never.
by Rooster69
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Traffic you cant explain
Replies: 20
Views: 2722

Re: Traffic you cant explain

5th May, 2019. 22:30ish. Sitting in hut tub watching the night sky, because it is supposed to be the tail end of a meteor shower herein Barrie. I notice my teenage son’s head moving like he his tracking something in the sky. I turn to look and see, a chevron passing overhead. No bright lights, no no...
by Rooster69
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Pet Peeves?
Replies: 57
Views: 12222

Re: Pet Peeves?

rookiepilot wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:58 pm
Posters who lecture on everyone else's stupid mistakes but on threads like "scariest moment as a pilot" with everyone sharing a story.....are then strangely quiet. Yup........


Ha! True
by Rooster69
Fri May 24, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Toilets near to Ramp for employees
Replies: 16
Views: 3262

Re: Toilets near to Ramp for employees

Maybe you should control liquid and solid food intake before a shift. Employers don't like people who frequently hide in washroom. Rather ignorant comment. How so? I guess you don’t know anyone with IBS? Colitis? How about a person that had bladder cancer? Many reasons why an employee would want to...
by Rooster69
Fri May 24, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: 10 years ago today Colgan Air 3407
Replies: 24
Views: 4467

Re: 10 years ago today Colgan Air 3407

There is no magic number of flying hours that equates to being am experienced pilot. 5000 hours of straight and level at 35000+ feet really doesn’t mean that pilot would have a clue on how to handle an unscripted emergency. Some pilots do really swell in the sim. Not so good on the line. 250 hour pi...
by Rooster69
Fri May 24, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Toilets near to Ramp for employees
Replies: 16
Views: 3262

Re: Toilets near to Ramp for employees

Hello all senior. I will be joining Air Canada calgary or toronto base very soon from Singapore as aircraft technician. I wish to know that is there any toilets near by ramp areas of airport while waiting for aircraft departure or arrival? I know its a silly question but I wish to know as I frequen...
by Rooster69
Sat May 04, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Pet Peeves?
Replies: 57
Views: 12222

Re: Pet Peeves?

How about “Yyz Centre, I would like to request Fl xxx”. Or “I would like to request Fl340 is possible “.

I just wish ATC would come back and say: “go ahead and request it” or “it is possible to request it”



Are you requesting a different Fl or not? Just say “. . . . 1234 request Fl xxx”
by Rooster69
Sat May 04, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Buffalo DC-3 Hay River
Replies: 99
Views: 14020

Re: Buffalo DC-3 Hay River

phillyfan wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 4:19 pm
The shame is that idiot, armchair pilots use the reporting of idiot, media sources to formulate their idiotic conclusions.
This will no doubt get the Avcanada mouthpieces horned up.

Amen!
by Rooster69
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Whats your Shortest non stop flight?
Replies: 68
Views: 4965

Re: Whats your Shortest non stop flight?

Grey_Wolf wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:37 pm
Fort Albany (YFA) to Kashechewan (ZKE), in Ontario. 90 seconds at 500' in a PC-12


Did that one. I was getting paid like 7 cents a mile. Earned less than a buck that day.
by Rooster69
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Stay in your lane, next time.
Replies: 29
Views: 2963

Re: Stay in your lane, next time.

“I know I don’t look the part,” Stanford, 39, said in an interview Thursday. “So I just carry it with my driver’s license at all times.” Too bad there wasn't a photo of the doctor. Maybe she looks like a hippie or a cat lady. More to the story than the FAs being racist. http://fortune.com/2018/11/0...
by Rooster69
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Stay in your lane, next time.
Replies: 29
Views: 2963

Re: Stay in your lane, next time.

“I know I don’t look the part,” Stanford, 39, said in an interview Thursday. “So I just carry it with my driver’s license at all times.”


Too bad there wasn't a photo of the doctor. Maybe she looks like a hippie or a cat lady. More to the story than the FAs being racist.

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