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by ptc
Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:31 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: IFR approach plates online? (Castlegar, BC)
Replies: 32
Views: 4925

ahh castlegar...i flew out there for a year and even flying VFR there was sometimes interesting...saw some pretty wild approaches by the regionals as well...

have to say that it was also one of the most beautiful places to fly around
by ptc
Tue Jan 10, 2006 6:23 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: SMART Crash
Replies: 25
Views: 2464

ahh the good old Smart car...when I was living in the UK they were everywhere and in a city like London make perfect sense. They even came out with a Smart Roadster which was very cool looking but i doubt they will be seen here

besides you have to love anything that bounces when it is in a crash :)
by ptc
Mon Dec 26, 2005 7:33 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: Hand Gun Ban
Replies: 390
Views: 39809

A ban on handguns will not accomplish anything. Criminals dont run around using registered weapons (when they do they are most likely stolen). The law abiding citizen is the one who is going to be punished with this idea. I lived in the UK for 2 years (where a handgun ban has been in place for somet...
by ptc
Mon Dec 12, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: Internet and Computer Help
Topic: Torrents and Seeding
Replies: 24
Views: 8405

I would suggest seeding your torrents as much as possible especially if you have rare files...just remember that if you dont seed, people can and will block your ip address and stop you from connecting to them in the future
by ptc
Tue Oct 25, 2005 5:49 am
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: Waterbomber Game --- better than Crack!
Replies: 8
Views: 890

what a great game :)
by ptc
Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:07 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Flight Test
Replies: 13
Views: 1561

I did my instructor flight test about 2 months ago, and found it to be far easier then the other flight tests i have done. It was a relaxing environment and my examiner was never rushed me...I too got a job shortly after my flight test :)
by ptc
Tue Sep 20, 2005 8:33 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Congrats Right Seat Captain
Replies: 6
Views: 892

i do believe that beers are in order...
by ptc
Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: New Zealand
Replies: 18
Views: 2730

i havent yet gone to NZ, and am quite a low time pilot (400 hours) but from the feed back i have recieved (more then likely due to the good state of the industry) high times were not absolutley necessary in order to get a job...maybe they were just being polite but i did get similar responses from s...
by ptc
Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:12 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: New Zealand
Replies: 18
Views: 2730

my girlfriend is a Kiwi (living in Canada), and I have recently been looking at jobs down there as we are thinking of moving there in a few years. the industry looks good and I hav been in touch with there CAA as well. the licence conversions dont seem that hard and the people at the CAA are really ...
by ptc
Mon Sep 12, 2005 11:49 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Cornwall Aviation
Replies: 12
Views: 3802

I did my Class 1 IFR ride with Mr. F and had a great time...very relaxed and had a good chat with him on our way back to CYCC from YOW
by ptc
Fri Mar 18, 2005 10:12 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: anyone moved to Canada?
Replies: 42
Views: 7375

im sure you will do fine over here and get used to our weather. when i was down in aussie it took me a while to get used to the heat...what do you have to do in order to transfer your licence to a canadian one?
by ptc
Wed Mar 16, 2005 11:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Memories haunt U.S. pilot who bombed Canadian troops
Replies: 8
Views: 1221

long missions in combat are normal and if i am not mistaken it is not uncommon for the crews to take 'uppers' in order to stay awake and alert. as sad as this is, friendly fire incidents are a fact of war no matter how technologically advanced our weapons are.
by ptc
Tue Mar 15, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: Music downloads
Replies: 24
Views: 3136

check out http://www.torrentspy.com or http://www.torrentreactor.to
they are both fairly good
by ptc
Tue Mar 15, 2005 1:12 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: anyone moved to Canada?
Replies: 42
Views: 7375

iwillflyajet you mentioned something about working on ski fields and so know what to expect as far as the weather goes!!! ha you better take a look at the temperatures we get here in Canada, im not trying to discourage you from coming but you better be prepared for up to -40 with wind chill...
by ptc
Sun Mar 13, 2005 11:58 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Zoom Airlines.
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

I flew on them from London to Ottawa and enjoyed my flight. Nice planes and decent service for what you paid for. I am going back to the UK shortly and will be flying with them again..All in all I dont have any complaints
by ptc
Sat Mar 12, 2005 7:43 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: So what's happening with Regency?
Replies: 3
Views: 771

a buddy of mine works for them as a captain and told me to stay away as it is a fairly large chunk of money to lay down and employment is not guarenteed...i took his advice :)
by ptc
Thu Feb 10, 2005 6:45 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Hicks and Lawrence
Replies: 56
Views: 9751

Thanks for the info
by ptc
Wed Feb 09, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Hicks and Lawrence
Replies: 56
Views: 9751

Hicks and Lawrence

Not sure if this thread has been done before but I thought I would ask if anyone has info on there minimums and what they are like to work for
by ptc
Tue Feb 08, 2005 7:05 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Instructor Rating?
Replies: 10
Views: 2048

mi24hind you are definately a negative person, considering I never once said why I was thinking about doing my instructor rating. the fact is I have been thinking about doing it for quite sometime and there are some great clubs in my area who are looking for instructors. if I do decide to do it, it ...
by ptc
Mon Feb 07, 2005 2:42 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Instructor Rating?
Replies: 10
Views: 2048

iam in ottawa at the moment, but will pretty much go anywhere for work...i have been out of the country for 2 years and now want to get back into aviation having worked as a ramp rat for a couple years and thought the multi ifr rating would help...

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