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by Inverted2
Sat Jun 04, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Skyservice bounces a landing; lawyers say thanks
Replies: 78
Views: 11926

Gotta love those greasy lawyer commercials. I was watching some good ol Jerry Springer the other day on a layover and there were lawyer ads on every commercial break!

ie: Have you been bitten by a dog? Sue your doctor etc.....It's terrible. I liked it when it was just the Americans :lol:
by Inverted2
Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:01 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Children of AC Pilots get an interview?
Replies: 11
Views: 2391

But I'm sure most of them will still get in before you or I. Can't say I blame them for trying.
by Inverted2
Fri Jun 03, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: SSV 767 Incident Classaction Lawsuit
Replies: 2
Views: 914

Leave it to the lawyers of the world...........I better not do a bad landing tomorrow! :evil:
by Inverted2
Fri Jun 03, 2005 8:05 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Canada Food
Replies: 14
Views: 2015

I sat beside a Jewish passenger once on Air Canada, and she had a special "Kosher" meal brought out that was apparently blessed by a rabbi.

Hmm. Maybe Jews and Muslims have more similarities that I thought. Both need 'blessed' food, and both don't eat pork..... :lol:
by Inverted2
Wed May 25, 2005 8:07 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Mag Cutoff Check
Replies: 35
Views: 7324

I don't think it can harm an engine, if you do it momentarily. Luscombes, Cubs, Taylorcrafts, Cessna 140's etc often don't have a mixture control, so you have to turn it off with the mags, and if that fails, turn the fuel off!
by Inverted2
Tue May 24, 2005 7:36 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Q 4 AME re Cessna 170 that has been idle for 15 years.
Replies: 14
Views: 1044

Try http://www.cessna170.org They might have a pre-purchase list of things to watch out for when inspecting and might be able to answer some questions. Best of luck!
by Inverted2
Thu May 19, 2005 8:41 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Canada Pilot Numbers
Replies: 8
Views: 1679

They haven't hired since spring 2002, and I imagine hundreds have retired since then. I heard around 2500 currently.
by Inverted2
Wed May 18, 2005 6:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Anicient aircraft
Replies: 32
Views: 6134

I want one! :o
by Inverted2
Fri May 13, 2005 6:57 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: well, it's over.
Replies: 4
Views: 1248

Any word on how the pilots are on their attempt to get their money back?
Still SOL from what I've gathered so far.
by Inverted2
Sat May 07, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: ? re Convair 580 drug bust mid '90's in PQ.
Replies: 23
Views: 5797

I heard it was had a bunch of drums full of fuel in the back so it could make the non-stop flight, and a guy would go back and transfer fuel into the main tanks during flight.
by Inverted2
Wed May 04, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Would ACPA want Jazz pilots BOTL?
Replies: 42
Views: 6154

Well it would be better to see the 2 sides join then always bickering with eachother
by Inverted2
Tue Apr 26, 2005 5:27 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Marriage?
Replies: 21
Views: 5590

It's done all the time in reverse. Guys here go to some overseas country and marry a woman, shes happy to get a chance to move here. Same thing, some poor pilot wants a flying job over there. Maybe she's responsible for you for the next 10 yr too! :lol:
by Inverted2
Tue Apr 26, 2005 7:58 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Amazing RC helicopter footage
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Imagine if they could find a pilot to withstand it. He even pulled off a perfect autorotation landing at the end.
by Inverted2
Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:20 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Jetsgo Pilots in Bahrain for GF interviews
Replies: 29
Views: 4370

If I had to provide for my kids, I wouldn't have given Leblanc $30,000!
by Inverted2
Mon Apr 18, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Remember the terrorists with lasers tagging planes?
Replies: 11
Views: 1341

Its fun to see what the Americans will do next. I don't know how they sleep at night. Oh yeah, with a gun under the pillow!! :)
by Inverted2
Thu Apr 14, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 7F Herc Emergency in YZF
Replies: 15
Views: 2595

Scary stuff when you think of all the structural problems of the older hercs have had. If you haven't seen the video of the one dropping fire retardent and having the wings peel off, it's a real eye opener indeed!
by Inverted2
Sun Apr 03, 2005 8:15 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Jazz medical
Replies: 5
Views: 2107

What about alcohol testing? No, I dont mean the breathalyzer, but the liver enzyme test that Air Canada supposedly does.
by Inverted2
Sun Mar 20, 2005 6:47 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Conestoga College
Replies: 23
Views: 9738

I took this program a few years back and enjoyed it. The bonus is that at least when I was there it was only a 2 year program, so I got all my courses and licences done in 2 years, while you take 3-4 years doing Sault, Seneca, or UWO. I had my ppl before I started. but did the rest there. The equipm...
by Inverted2
Sat Mar 19, 2005 6:44 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Any former Jetsgo pilots getting jobs?
Replies: 21
Views: 2055

.....Or go back to Georgian, start at the bottom and work for 26k per year. :x
by Inverted2
Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:58 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Jetsgo buys Boeing 747? U gona be kidding Leblanc.
Replies: 3
Views: 1157

Gotta do one up as the Concorde!
by Inverted2
Mon Mar 14, 2005 8:31 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Wearing a Turban/Beard in the cockpit..
Replies: 28
Views: 6738

[quote="Indo"]Hmm .. have you never seen a turban?

I work out of Toronto. I've seen a turban or 2!

But seriously, I think it's a matter of company policy for beards. The O2 masks in out planes specifically state that you shouldn't have a beard so it makes a good seal.
by Inverted2
Mon Mar 14, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Wearing a Turban/Beard in the cockpit..
Replies: 28
Views: 6738

Many companies, including the one I work at don't allow beards because the O2 masks won't provide a proper seal. As for turbins??? :twisted: :?
by Inverted2
Sun Mar 13, 2005 7:26 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Best Flight Training Schools
Replies: 37
Views: 14772

The higher Canadian dollar might make training in the US a good idea now.
by Inverted2
Sat Mar 12, 2005 12:30 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: JetsGo Pilot Fund
Replies: 76
Views: 14600

We should all take it as a hard lesson learned. Don't put you own $$$ up for a job. End of story. Signing a training bond is different, but its not your $$$ at least. On a side note, I see that A Skydive operation out of toronto has their annual ad in the COPA classifieds. This guy has burned a lot ...
by Inverted2
Fri Mar 11, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Jetsgo Pilots 30K
Replies: 28
Views: 7755

They could likely do it through court, but it would take a long time like anything in the courts, and could cost you an awful lot of money. You know how those evil lawyers are.

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