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Showing content with the highest reputation since 05/18/2019 in Posts

  1. 5 points
    Who really cares what anyone from Westjet thinks about Air Canada or what anyone at Air Canada thinks about Westjet. At the end of the day, is your life so shallow that your identity rests solely on who your employer is? I have been in this business for 31 years and I have yet to see any difference between a CAIL, AC, AT, WJ etc employee. It seems we all just want a decent way to earn a living, spend time with family and friends and fly our airplanes (the last time I looked both Westjet and Air Canada’s airplanes had two engines, a tail, two wings and went to some pretty decent places.)
  2. 3 points
    Didn't you have Alcock as an instructor at some point or other Kip?
  3. 3 points
    I don’t think anyone is against immigration if it’s done legally. That being said, I believe immigration entirely from one place in the world strictly for political purposes will only harm the country in the long run.
  4. 3 points
    I gather that MD2 has left Porter and got hired on at Westjet?
  5. 3 points
    Well my post makes it #15 so perhaps we should get back to the "topic" of this thread...
  6. 2 points
    Fun to fly but that approach and landing wasn’t airshow worthy. Boeing doesn’t need anymore help with aircraft sales. 1. Overshot the turn to final. 2. Touched down hard off the the centerline 3. Excessive braking only to power up again exiting. Other than that it was perfect.
  7. 2 points
    Maybe apologize to all Canadians for being such an idiot.
  8. 2 points
    There is that but I also often see new parents using iPads and iPhones as baby sitters allowing them to be on their own phones to check emails/Facebook/Instagram or whatever else they consider more important than actually parenting.
  9. 2 points
    Deicer, don’t say this often, but I agree 100%..... maybe Trudeau and climate Barbie could get around to tweeting Brazil and Malaysia about the eco effects of deforestation instead of lecturing the elites at Davos.
  10. 2 points
    There is a high school, 2 middle schools and 3 elementary schools in the neighbourhood, so I see the zombies walking by with phone in hand every day.
  11. 2 points
    I have been saying this for years. Kill 2 birds with one stone. Build efficient incinerators like Sweden. Direct about 99% of your trash to the incinerators and use them to create electricity. That is about the best renewable energy money can buy because we will never stop creating trash. This will reduce groundwater pollution from Landfill sites as well as other environmental factors. This is not rocket science.
  12. 2 points
    “Good to hear that kids will always be able to keep track of their parents”. Not really seeing the need however Kip brings up a good point. Knowing how much time you have to clean up and get all of the hookers out of your parent’s house could come in handy.
  13. 2 points
    All forums have a smattering of facts and many opinions......such is life...such is my life I believe in technology ...in fact if I could get cash out of my computer I would never go to a bank....but all technology is not good. The proof is in what you see with so many young kids...steps out the door , starts texting right away. We are slowly losing the ability for kids to have PATIENCE, to LISTEN to those that have been "here" for decades. To LEARN that Mom and Dad can't always be in contact. To engage in MEANINGFUL CONVERSATION. We are getting to the point where kids are losing touch with reality. Being alone, without one parent, or another, is a learning experience, and a bonding experience...Mom/Dad flying away for a time, without the above technology, eases a child into that reality.................. and personally, I think this gadget takes the "Mom/Dad are home" anticipation out of a child waiting to see one/two of their parents. Please bear in mind that I am not painting all children with the same brush, there are many fine kids out there but more kids should learn some short, and perhaps uncomfortable, facts of life.......being out of touch with Mom/Dad is one of them. PS..I guess I should have used emojis to lighten up my previous post... Also....sorry for mini rant and and drifting off the center line.....
  14. 2 points
    Viking is even embroidering the logo into the seats on the DHC2T. No dirty oil drums in this cabin.
  15. 2 points
    Obviously a strongly principled man who can't support an organization that engages in exclusionary practices.
  16. 2 points
    Was thinking of a different Flying V. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibson_Flying_V
  17. 2 points
    An article sponsored by the 'Social Justice Foundation'? Amusement, possibly - pain, not so much.
  18. 2 points
    Hell or high water
  19. 2 points
    Fun to watch, lot of money close together. https://www.chonday.com/16377/fivebujawe2/
  20. 2 points
    I am told the A220 former CSeries is a nice combination of both Airbus and Boeing flight decks. The Bombardier engineers also spent a lot of time ensuring overhead indicator and switchlights were angled in such a way that pilots wont’t have to twist their necks or go ‘full recline’ to see something clearly. This is only one of many well thought out ideas designed into this Canadian made plane.
  21. 2 points
    Yes I think these schools really benefit from having more recent aircraft to work with and learn on during training. However, a 787 would require a large spot indoors or outside. Not sure if that’s available. BCIT has a 737-200 from Westjet at their YVR campus. I recall that AC donated a DC-9 years ago to another Western tech school. Perhaps learning to work outside in the snow and sub-zero weather is the best environment for future Canadian engineers as that is where the broken plane is usually found.
  22. 2 points
    Maybe they should add a checklist item .... when airspeed approaches 400 Kias....retard thrust levers.
  23. 2 points
    As the old joke goes....was his name “Lucky” ???
  24. 2 points
    So, I learned something today. I had to google what “HAGD” means.
  25. 2 points
    We all need to lighten up here. I believe this was an accidental thread delete while editing. I think if you have a lot of extra time to spend on AEF I have a freshly sanded deck which needs staining. All beverages are on me.
  26. 2 points
    quite right I did and will adjust that. As far as seeing the permission of others to delete a post that I started, I will do so when they seek my permission to change the direction of my post, until then, just like our government I will do what I think best. So if that offends other members, then I will not be slighted if no one responds to any of my few, new posts or votes me off the island. Cheers
  27. 1 point
    The Pension is NOT a reward. IT'S YOUR MONEY and YOUR EMPLOYERS MONEY. The government puts no money into the pension fund they only manage it. We are being ROBBED.
  28. 1 point
    I know where you may be able to acquire a main landing gear leg, although the town of Roissy may have something to say about it.
  29. 1 point
    The equation will eventually balance itself out.. It's natures basic law. The planet will fight back by making itself uninhabitable by humans. Then nature will fix itself as it always does.
  30. 1 point
    Hopefully, current lib MPs won’t be around to take advantage of it!
  31. 1 point
    Be very careful what you wish for. Before you know it Trudeau will be sending them BILLIONS of CANADIAN taxpayers BORROWED MONEY just because he can
  32. 1 point
    I put about as much stock in industry sponsored consumer surveys as I do in polls paid for by political parties.
  33. 1 point
    if your issue with Wynne is that she is a Lesbian then you missed all the real issues.
  34. 1 point
  35. 1 point
    It is a good day for Canadian Aviation
  36. 1 point
    The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum C-47 is a D-Day veteran and the museum is planning a formation flight On June 6 (12 noon) to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, CWHM will fly three aircraft types that would have participated on D-Day – the C-47 Dakota, B-25 Mitchell and Avro Lancaster – in a formation flight over Hamilton and area. The museum C-47 FZ692 flew with 233 SQN in the late evening of 05 June 1944 and dropped paratroopers in drop zone DZ-N just NW of Toufreville France behind enemy lines. The pilot that night was W/O J.P.R. McCrae RCAF. 6 C-47 were dispatched that night from 233 SQN and 2 did not return KG556 and KG429. FZ692 was transferred to RCAF 437 SQN in September 1944 and has been restored presently to this paint scheme. She has flown 224 missions. Risky business indeed .
  37. 1 point
    Hearing there is an outage with reservation system. I'd post a sarcastic remark but ... sh!t happens.
  38. 1 point
    Well, apparently CB had a few too many shots in a bar in St. John’s and let everybody in on her and the Libs little secret. This will be election gold for the cons. Basically affirming what we see in QP.....if you say something loud enough and long enough....people will believe it! Forget if it’s true or not. https://mobile.twitter.com/stephen_taylor/status/1132881898915737602?ref_src=twsrc^tfw|twcamp^tweetembed|twterm^1133049799132028929|twgr^393039363b74776565745f6d65646961&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftorontosun.com%2Fopinion%2Fcolumnists%2Fgoldstein-screeched-in-mckenna-commits-a-classic-political-gaffe
  39. 1 point
    Additional humour......the alleged author is Scott Gilmore (who often writes for McLeans)...husband of Catherine McKenna.
  40. 1 point
    Make everyone move to the tail of the airplane? The 777, 767, and 787 don’t have any trim wheels either. They have two alternate trim levers. Moved together they directly control the Stabilizer position. In a worst case scenario, it all electrical is lost, there are still backup cables attached to the Stab and selected spoilers to maintain control and level flight, until power can be restored via the RAT, APU, etc. Note, the 787 has two IDGs ( integrated drive generators)per engine and two on the APU. In addition, the flight controls are driven by their own permanent magnet generators, backed up by 28 VDC. It’s quite inconceivable that the 787 could have a complete electrical failure.
  41. 1 point
    RE: Overbooking This should be a two way deal between the pax and the airline. You book a flight and don't show up - you also pay.
  42. 1 point
    Not a very long time employee at all... less than 5 years... he was at Westjet (10 years) but didn't start there... immediately prior AC, Malaysian (2 years,)... and before Westjet he worked at Canadian (2 years) and Air Miles (2 years). Anyway, good riddance I say, as a shareholder, I see all management positions at Rouge as redundant and a waste of money. "*President*" LOL, right... forgot who he was until this story ran...
  43. 1 point
    More good news from the land of the turd: But Ralph still says we’re safe: https://torontosun.com/news/crime/100s-of-drug-cartel-members-have-entered-canada-since-liberals-waived-mexican-visa-report
  44. 1 point
    It has to start somewhere. This is just the first step by Kenny imo. If nothing else it will decimate the very very last ounce of Liberal support in Alberta and strengthen Conservative resolve when Climate Barbie tries strong arming them with a FORCED tax. As we speak wood carvers are sizing up the Liberal coffin.
  45. 1 point
    as long as those people are the government.
  46. 1 point
    When Deicer refers to “people” >>>> insert Liberals . Any Conservative I’ve talked to since the election are very happy so far.
  47. 1 point
    I thought that she just followed directions from her personal photographer.
  48. 1 point
    It's a leasing thing, for the lessor to utilize export financing the plane has to have been exported.
  49. 1 point
    So Ralph and Bill say the country is safe, the liberals take public security VERY seriously......how many guys like this have wandered in to the country?
  50. 1 point
    ... and there it is. The first slam at a group of hard working people who are just like the rest of us. They go to work each day and do their best to serve the customers. We should be better than this. Like it or not, we're all small puppets in someone else's sideshow. IMHO we should try to remember that and keep it civil.