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by Woxof38
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Nav Canada FSS closures, layoffs
Replies: 7
Views: 976

Re: Nav Canada FSS closures, layoffs

I've retired from Nav Canada so getting information second hand. Stand corrected.
by Woxof38
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: NavCanada Hiring
Topic: All Trainees Fired
Replies: 15
Views: 1189

Re: All Trainees Fired

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/09/22/2097619/0/en/NAV-CANADA-announces-workforce-reductions-and-looks-to-streamline-operations.html To adapt to the new realities of air traffic levels, the company is also taking steps to safely streamline operations and will be launching level of s...
by Woxof38
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Nav Canada FSS closures, layoffs
Replies: 7
Views: 976

Nav Canada FSS closures, layoffs

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/09/22/2097619/0/en/NAV-CANADA-announces-workforce-reductions-and-looks-to-streamline-operations.html To adapt to the new realities of air traffic levels, the company is also taking steps to safely streamline operations and will be launching level of s...
by Woxof38
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Stowaway in plane's landing gear falls to death as flight approaches Heathrow
Replies: 2
Views: 1269

Stowaway in plane's landing gear falls to death as flight approaches Heathrow

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/stowaway-in-plane-s-landing-gear-falls-to-death-as-flight-approaches-heathrow-1.4489496 A stowaway fell from the undercarriage of a jet as it approached Heathrow Airport after a nine-hour flight from Nairobi, landing in a south London garden, police and airline official...
by Woxof38
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Toronto man survives skydive plunge after parachute tangles
Replies: 7
Views: 1300

Toronto man survives skydive plunge after parachute tangles

A man described as an "experienced skydiver from Toronto" is lucky to be alive after experiencing problems with both of his parachutes after jumping from a plane 600 metres above the Hamilton airport on Thursday. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/toronto-man-survives-skydive-plunge-after-parac...
by Woxof38
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control
Replies: 15
Views: 2031

Re: Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control

"The crew said a second line meant to prevent the spinning broke."
by Woxof38
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control
Replies: 15
Views: 2031

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/rescue-of-injured-74-year-old-hiker-spins-out-of-control-1.4452345 at 1:30 you can see how fast the spin is..... Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hois...
by Woxof38
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Electric glider loses power, crashes into Connecticut home
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Electric glider loses power, crashes into Connecticut home

https://globalnews.ca/news/5353569/glider-crashes-into-home/ An electric glider has crashed into the roof of a Danbury, Connecticut home. Mayor Mark Boughton and Danbury fire officials tell the Hartford Courant that the glider’s pilot suffered minor injuries in the crash Tuesday, and three people i...
by Woxof38
Mon May 13, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WestJet to be sold in friendly deal to Onex Corp. for $5 billion
Replies: 130
Views: 24476

WestJet to be sold in friendly deal to Onex Corp. for $5 billion

https://globalnews.ca/news/5270077/westjet-sold-onex-corp/ Onex Corp. has signed a friendly deal to buy WestJet Airlines Ltd. in a deal it valued at $5 billion, including assumed debt. Under the agreement, Onex will pay $31 per share for WestJet, which will continue to operate as a privately held c...
by Woxof38
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Airbus abandons iconic A380 superjumbo, lacking clients
Replies: 4
Views: 1744

Airbus abandons iconic A380 superjumbo, lacking clients

TOULOUSE, France -- European plane maker Airbus said Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021 for lack of customers, abandoning the world's biggest passenger jet and one of the aviation industry's most ambitious and most troubled endeavours. https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/airbus-aba...
by Woxof38
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Hair-raising hang gliding incident caught on camera
Replies: 8
Views: 1201

Hair-raising hang gliding incident caught on camera

Switzerland's civil aviation authority said it will question a hang-glider pilot after a tourist he flew over a picturesque Swiss landscape nearly fell dozens of metres to the ground because his harness wasn't properly attached. A nail-biting video of the incident drew more than two million views on...
by Woxof38
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Man flies plane into Utah home after fight with wife
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Man flies plane into Utah home after fight with wife

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/utah-man-plane-crash-house-1.4783857 A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said. The pilot, Duane Youd...
by Woxof38
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Junkers Ju-52 plane Swiss Alps
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Junkers Ju-52 plane Swiss Alps

An old-time propeller plane crashed near-vertically at high speed into a Swiss mountain, killing all 20 people on board....
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/swiss-alp ... -1.4774829
by Woxof38
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Helicopter accident in Drummondville
Replies: 0
Views: 1120

Helicopter accident in Drummondville

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A man and two women are dead after a helicopter crashed and then caught fire Thursday night in a field in Drummondville, about 110 kilometres northeast of Montreal.
by Woxof38
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Navy admits its crew drew sky phallus
Replies: 21
Views: 3438

Navy admits its crew drew sky phallus

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/11/17/navy-admits-its-crew-drew-sky-phallus/874808001/ U.S. Navy officials in Washington state confirmed one of its aircraft was involved with skywriting a figure of a penis in the Western air. Multiple people sent photos to KREM-TV in Spokane, sh...
by Woxof38
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: It's time to buzz the tower
Replies: 113
Views: 7290

It's time to buzz the tower

http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.3639697

Pilots suspended after buzzing airport tower in Germany. Air Berlin last long-haul ride for airline.
by Woxof38
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Private-jet glut spurs ‘insane’ bargains for aspiring buyers
Replies: 5
Views: 1635

Private-jet glut spurs ‘insane’ bargains for aspiring buyers

http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/private-jet-glut-spurs-insane-bargains-for-aspiring-buyers-1.2102898 The more conservative pace has done little to relieve the glut, creating a buyer’s market for used aircraft. A five-year-old jet sold in 2016 was worth only 56 per cent of its original list pr...
by Woxof38
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: International Cloud Atlas Manual on the Observation of Clouds and Other Meteors
Replies: 0
Views: 1064

International Cloud Atlas Manual on the Observation of Clouds and Other Meteors

https://cloudatlas.wmo.int/home.html All FSS site have a black and white book version of the International Cloud Atlas from 1956. This is the updated online version. Welcome to the official site of the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) International Cloud Atlas. This Atlas describes the cla...
by Woxof38
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Warrior with 2 on board fails to arrive in Kamloops
Replies: 46
Views: 10644

Re: Warrior with 2 on board fails to arrive in Kamloops

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.4168540

Search called off for missing plane, passengers in B.C.
Alex Simons and Sidney Robillard have been missing since June 8

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