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  1. YYZ

    25. AAR is the aircraft (?) arrival rate. 56 per hour is the best they can achieve, and anything,good golfing conditions included, can and will reduce that rate, resulting in ground delays and ground stops.
  2. YYZ

    This is a website I always refer to when operating or flying in or out of YYZ: https://extranetapps.navcanada.ca/ois/ois.aspx If YYZ is showing anything lower than 56 in the AAR column, for any aircraft coming in from anywhere closer than 1500 nm, it's going to be a long day.
  3. Swoop??

    Which aircraft do you think would be better suited?
  4. Air Canada's first 737-Max 8

    My understanding is that Transport Canada changed the Head Impact Criteria and Femur Load requirements (HIC) after Boeing, the FAA, and TC had established a path to certification for the MAX.
  5. Over 129,000 hours....

    I once stopped in at MZJ to take some pictures. Saw a bunch of tails on the horizon. Anyway, the reception at the gate was...unfriendly. I was unaware of the variety of tenants and their sensitivity to photography.
  6. WestJet 737 Max

    FMAX is a DHC-3T GMAX is a C152 First WS Maxs will be FRAX GRAX FNAX GXAX. FQAX, FTAX, GKAX, GQAX, GTAX aren't currently registered to anyone, but GGAX is the only one available in the registry.
  7. Swoop??

    Like a fox.
  8. Near Miss for UAL

    Likely explanation is that this is sourced from a Canadian news site. News sites frequently have hyperlinks to other similar stories embedded within or beside the story, because the reader of the story may be interested in other, similar, stories. Which helps ad revenue for the news site.
  9. Sunwing Incident

    https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-special-bulletin-s2-2017-on-boeing-737-86j-c-fwgh
  10. What I'm puzzled by is the varying rules. In Calgary, bins seemingly have to be metered on to belt, can't be touching, not too close. Other airports, doesn't matter. At some airports, laptop can be in bin with other objects, as long as not covered by anything else. Calgary, laptop has to be in bin, centred perfectly, screen side up, just so (and they'll still feel the need to touch, to rearrange).
  11. Air Transat...Mexican Game

    I would expect that Flair's DFO is intimately familiar with the rules, given his profile on Linked-In lists Transport Canada Civil Aviation as a previous employer.
  12. Laptop ban to expand, perhaps

    Wouldn't trust a rental either. And, I used to put my laptop in my checked bag. Then my screen broke. Hardly surprising, given the level of care give to checked bags on occasion, or, more likely, the weight put on top of it when five other bags are stacked on top. And then a baggage handler showed me how he can get into a locked-shut zipper bag in 2 seconds.
  13. New President for Encore.

    No idea, but perhaps there is a recognition that they can't afford not to pay that well.
  14. I too don't want a gun. What I do envy is how those who do carry are treated at the security checkpoints.