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by Hilroy
Mon May 04, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Visual Approach Vs. Canceling IFR ??
Replies: 59
Views: 4129

Re: Visual Approach Vs. Canceling IFR ??

I always thought it hilarious when training aircraft would announce they’re conducting the “simulated RNAV approach.” What the hell a simulated RNAV? You’re doing the RNAV approach, in real life, not in a simulator. Who cares if the weather is VMC? Call it what it is. The day I have a delay in my c...
by Hilroy
Mon May 04, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Duty regs extentions
Replies: 17
Views: 3400

Duty regs extentions

We spoke about it in another post. Why governments are still extending the implementation of the new duty regs while the shortage of pilot is virtually over for the next 3 years? Shouldn’t we request from our unions and lobbyists to push for a rapid implementation and bring back more colleagues to w...
by Hilroy
Mon May 04, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: 79 Airplanes Retired
Replies: 108
Views: 35670

Re: 79 Airplanes Retired

Which is stupid. In no time I will accept furlough while those measures aren’t in place. Now that the shortage is over for years, they need to apply the duty regs now.
by Hilroy
Mon May 04, 2020 5:01 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: When do you think flying will be back to february 2020 level
Replies: 115
Views: 18603

Re: When do you think flying will be back to february 2020 level

3rd quarter is estimated to be a 25% total capacity vs 2019 Q3. Still about 10% for Q2.
by Hilroy
Mon May 04, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: 79 Airplanes Retired
Replies: 108
Views: 35670

Re: 79 Airplanes Retired

GoHomeLeg wrote: Sun May 03, 2020 7:52 pm How many furloughs does this mean or does it mean no more hiring for a while?

How many years on the pilot list will it go back?
On the other side, no more excuses to not respect the new duty regs rapidly.
by Hilroy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Buffalo Airways - April 28, 2020 - Kugaaruk
Replies: 23
Views: 5660

Re: Buffalo Airways - April 28, 2020 - Kugaaruk

Buffalo wrecks a plane, in the meantime, fatty McBryan is posting videos of DC3s on floats on Youtube.

#Priorities101
by Hilroy
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: New hire bids
Replies: 596
Views: 149977

Re: New hire bids

What's happening with the Q in YVR? Is it because of upgrades? Flow? People just moving out of the base?
by Hilroy
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: What would you do? Need help making a decision!
Replies: 21
Views: 1183

Re: What would you do? Need help making a decision!

Air Canada is asking more and more for a University degree or somekind of aviation diploma... Keep that in mind
by Hilroy
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: WestJet Encore
Topic: Video Interview Invite
Replies: 2
Views: 2006

Re: Video Interview Invite

Read the other topics in the Encore section. You will find everything you need.
by Hilroy
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Georgian AD
Replies: 50
Views: 16990

Georgian AD

Why is Georgian still advertising all over the place for pilots?

What's their plan post AC Express contract?
by Hilroy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: Keeping Fit
Replies: 8
Views: 3462

Re: Keeping Fit

How hard is it for crews to carry veggies and fruits across the US border?
by Hilroy
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Westjet Encore Video Interview
Replies: 4
Views: 2105

Re: Westjet Encore Video Interview

Plenty of posts in the Encore section that will answer your questions.
by Hilroy
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 1900 operators in Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 3100

Re: 1900 operators in Canada

oldncold wrote: Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:28 pm to op. any particular reason 1900 there are lots of other 704 machines types out there?
19 seater PT6 for 704, there isn't many on the market...
by Hilroy
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Flight Instructors - International Pilot Academy
Replies: 4
Views: 734

Re: Flight Instructors - International Pilot Academy

I like the name... "International Pilot Academy". It makes it sound like the company owns 50 planes and is a prestige flight school. Just like the "Academy of Aeronautics" in Montreal
by Hilroy
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Where are 200HR wonders going these days?
Replies: 19
Views: 5404

Re: Where are 200HR wonders going these days?

Roadrunnersmother wrote: Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:48 am
shawnthesheep wrote: Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:44 am As the title says... Where are the low timers going?
Likely to the local Loblaws. There is very little movement at the moment. I'm an example, 6000+ hrs king air captain trying to land 705 position.
You’re a lightweight
by Hilroy
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: CYPK Flight Schools HELP!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: CYPK Flight Schools HELP!!!!

Diploma matters if you don't have a degree yet.

Looks like the majors are requesting a degree nowadays...
by Hilroy
Fri May 31, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: 50 hours and no solo
Replies: 59
Views: 5466

Re: 50 hours and no solo

I got my PPL at 48 hrs... There is a problem somewhere. Ask your instructor, he will tell you what's missing. If he keeps making you do circuits, he's not happy the way you handle the aircraft on either of the flight phases. "Never trust a student with fuel and oil". LOL. Quite the blanket statemen...
by Hilroy
Fri May 31, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Canadian North vs Regionals
Replies: 14
Views: 4017

Re: Canadian North vs Regionals

Crazy how regionals will upgrade quicker on the Q and RJ than Canadian North on the classic :o
by Hilroy
Fri May 31, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: 50 hours and no solo
Replies: 59
Views: 5466

Re: 50 hours and no solo

I got my PPL at 48 hrs... There is a problem somewhere. Ask your instructor, he will tell you what's missing.

If he keeps making you do circuits, he's not happy the way you handle the aircraft on either of the flight phases.
by Hilroy
Fri May 31, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: ATPL as a requirement
Replies: 15
Views: 4036

Re: ATPL as a requirement

Outlaw58 wrote: Fri May 31, 2019 7:34 am get your ATPL PIC requirement before applying to a 705 operation.
I have all the required time, except total time.

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