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by 2R
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Horsing around on 121.50.
Replies: 31
Views: 5571

Re: Horsing around on 121.50.

Ok I will bite, I will buy the beer while you explain how you know what animal sex in a brothel sounds like ,Panama. Please tell us it was from a movie and not something you witnessed or worse smelled first nose :) I used to fly an aircraft that had a direction finder for 121.50 so if they could do ...
by 2R
Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The F-35 is not dead
Replies: 932
Views: 53495

Re: The F-35 is not dead

http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/01/5_reasons_why_our_f35s_are_too_dangerous_to_fly.html I wonder if Justinhale reads the Alibaba sponsored sites ? The F-35 has been around as long as global warming. The aircraft had its origin in the Joint Advanced Strike Technology (JAST) program start...
by 2R
Tue Dec 29, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Buffalo Joe temporary shut down?
Replies: 181
Views: 46339

Re: Buffalo Joe temporary shut down?

You can learn something every day ,even if you do not want too .
Thanks for that TC 521 thingy CID ,it reads like the old FAA 337 . Maybe that harmonization promised under NAFTA will happen after all :)
by 2R
Tue Dec 29, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Send in the Army tonight, TO Panic.....winter arrives
Replies: 22
Views: 2922

Re: Send in the Army tonight, TO Panic.....winter arrives

Good to see pilots giving Pireps . Good airmanship like that helps everyone stay aware and safe .
Thanks for the heads up fellas .
Sometimes the weather guesser gets it right, and sometimes they have to issue a now cast or as they call it an amended forecast :)
by 2R
Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Buffalo Joe temporary shut down?
Replies: 181
Views: 46339

Re: Buffalo Joe temporary shut down?

I take it from your response you are unfamiliar with AC21.101-1b .Easy reading and even easier application process if you go to a FSDO that has staff who like to take work breaks between coffee breaks :) http://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/turbine-charged-1066824/?no-ist The Basler 67 was certif...
by 2R
Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Buffalo Joe temporary shut down?
Replies: 181
Views: 46339

Re: Buffalo Joe temporary shut down?

Very few operators in Canada have the full time paper people who can get increases to weights like the recent Basler weight increases paperwork exercise to get a payload increase like one northern operator just got approval for a huge increase in take off weight and increased payloads which make the...
by 2R
Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: VFR in IMC - Kasper Aviation
Replies: 110
Views: 20583

Re: VFR in IMC - Kasper Aviation

Or you could take the bus . http://www.tbnewswatch.com/News/375967/New_bus_line_helps_connect_%E2%80%9CHub_of_the_North%E2%80%9D New bus line helps connect “Hub of the North”BUSINESS By tbnewswatch.com Sioux Lookout calls itself the Hub of the North, but the 400-kilometre drive from Thunder Bay can ...
by 2R
Thu Dec 24, 2015 8:19 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Syrian Refugee Thread Deleted??
Replies: 55
Views: 15081

Re: Syrian Refugee Thread Deleted??

I am surprised that more asylum seekers/migrants /refugees have not chosen Canada over Germany to choose as their preferred choice of next long term home. In Germany it can take many years to get permanent residence ,it can take a minimum twelve years to get citizenship .The process is long and requ...
by 2R
Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:25 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Wasaya caravan missing
Replies: 255
Views: 44933

Re: Wasaya caravan missing

At one time you could not get insurance on a caravan for Single Pilot IFR with less than 2000 hours PIC, I say again 2000 hours of pilot in command time for insurance for carrying pax spifr. What is the current insurance requirements for cargo ops ? It could be difficult now that FO's are logging al...
by 2R
Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Turkey shoots down Russian fighter...
Replies: 135
Views: 12958

Re: Turkey shoots down Russian fighter...

Raul Castro should also be on that list as he did his part in the killing of 72,000 people in Cuba. The Turks have claimed to have removed some of their illegal forces in Iraq, no talk if they will remove their tanks from the North of Iraq. Why did the Turkish tanks not move when they were needed in...
by 2R
Sun Dec 13, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Spiral Dive
Replies: 66
Views: 7442

Re: Spiral Dive

The Spiral dive exercise is to give a pilot the ability to Recognize and Recover from an attitude that is not normal. An attitude that if left uncorrected can be fatal. The main aim of the exercise is be able to recognize the excursion from normal flight regimes and how to get it back to a safe flyi...
by 2R
Sun Dec 13, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Turkey shoots down Russian fighter...
Replies: 135
Views: 12958

Re: Turkey shoots down Russian fighter...

The Diplomats are talking about the Turkish fishing boats aggression against a Russian ship near a Greek island. If Turkey attacks Russia , They cannot invoke the NATO treaty against Russia in a War they are attempting to start. The Russians showed restraint and discipline by not sinking the Turkish...
by 2R
Sat Dec 12, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Wasaya caravan missing
Replies: 255
Views: 44933

Re: Wasaya caravan missing

Only one crew member found ?
I thought they agreed to operate two crew in the Caravan after the summer beaver crash ?
by 2R
Sat Dec 12, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Turkey shoots down Russian fighter...
Replies: 135
Views: 12958

Re: Turkey shoots down Russian fighter...

Turkey shoots down a Russian aircraft that is not a threat to them and it fails to start WW3. Turkey invades Iraq and refuses to leave when the Iraq Government makes several formal requests for Turkish military and tanks to to leave Iraq . Turkey is Killing the Kurdish fighters who are fighting ISIS...
by 2R
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:38 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: VFR in IMC - Kasper Aviation
Replies: 110
Views: 20583

Re: VFR in IMC - Kasper Aviation

How did they get approval for single engine at night ?
by 2R
Fri Nov 27, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Turkey shoots down Russian fighter...
Replies: 135
Views: 12958

Re: Turkey shoots down Russian fighter...

I will wait until the AWACs and Satellite Intel is public becomes available before comment about where the actual deed was done. My wag is that they will not show what the AWACS in that area at the time of the shoot down saw. Maybe some of the F-15 sent to support the Turks might have seen something...
by 2R
Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The F-35 is not dead
Replies: 932
Views: 53495

Re: The F-35 is not dead

Rumour is that they are going to announce the purchase on Wednesday.
That source cost me two beers ,let us see if it was worth it ,although he did not say which Wednesday :)
by 2R
Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: So I'm standing there getting chewed out by Transport Canada
Replies: 26
Views: 4062

Re: So I'm standing there getting chewed out by Transport Ca

I thoroughly recommend anger management class's if you are going to hang around airports :) One of the exercises that our Anger manager taught was to count to ten before you say anything. Then: Imagine yourself in a lovely green forest in the mountains, filled with singing birds flying around the su...
by 2R
Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Jets at 'The Island.'
Replies: 41
Views: 6255

Re: Jets at 'The Island.'

It would be nice for them to arrange a few fly byes to show off how quiet the turbo FANS are .no need to land just a few low passes to put everyone's mind at peace . Once they see a nice quiet stable approach they will see their is nothing to worry about the modern turbo Fans in the shiney new plane...
by 2R
Sat Nov 21, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Jets at 'The Island.'
Replies: 41
Views: 6255

Re: Jets at 'The Island.'

The sales guy told me "It is not a jet, it is a turbo fan and it is quieter than most seaplanes "
They would be telling me the truth nes pas ? :)
by 2R
Thu Nov 19, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Kasper air?
Replies: 30
Views: 15199

Re: Kasper air?

Something strange in your neighborhood ,Who are you going to call ?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9We2XsVZfc<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/m9We2XsVZfc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
by 2R
Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:19 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Restoring plastic windows
Replies: 7
Views: 2458

Re: Restoring plastic windows

Big sheepskin buff and 210 ,the liquid bottle to get rid of scratches and the spray to clean. The trick is to use lots of 210 and do not press too hard ,let the buffer float on the 210. It does not take long to get rid of surface scratches , Any opaqueness and it is safer to replace . The point is t...
by 2R
Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos & Photos
Topic: Most secret Luftwaffe weapon.
Replies: 4
Views: 3250

Re: Most secret Luftwaffe weapon.

Looks like an early contrails spray unit . The pressure helmet and pressure suit the pilot is wearing is probably to protect him from the toxic fumes of the early chemtrails and fumes from the fuel used by the plane dubbed the "America bomber" The pilot pressure suit picture is new .Never saw one of...
by 2R
Sat Nov 14, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Runway overrun Courtenay BC
Replies: 15
Views: 3582

Re: Runway overrun Courtenay BC

The Duke used to fly a King Air out of there when it was gravel :)
by 2R
Fri Nov 13, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The F-35 is not dead
Replies: 932
Views: 53495

Re: The F-35 is not dead

The new guys were blaming the Tories for bad environmental management and the Liberals promised could and would do better, even inviting the green party member to Paris. They must have been laughing behind closed doors at that one . Then they allowed , what the previous government stopped a dumping ...

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