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by oldncold
Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Carry-thru spar corrosion
Replies: 34
Views: 3012

Re: Carry-thru spar corrosion

thx pilot dar. I was fortunate to take it to a paint facility that has the structures authorization and technical capabilty. to carry out the the quality of repair needed but it isn't going to be an. easy$ pill to swallow. I've saved some $ by already having the plane wings taken off in anticipation...
by oldncold
Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Carry-thru spar corrosion
Replies: 34
Views: 3012

Re: Carry-thru spar corrosion

my plane. cessna177 is in for new paint. they found a fair bit of the corrosion exactly as expected in Cessna service letter in sel-57. I'm so peeved at my ame that he didn't catch that on the prebuy inspection.. so awaiting reply. from paint shop and the company structures rep to see what the next ...
by oldncold
Thu May 14, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Latest Engine Overhaul costs
Replies: 25
Views: 6473

Re: Latest Engine Overhaul costs

0320 $28000. complete with warranty + 2k for install. that was pricing from last fall the can$ has dropped another 10percent since so adjustment may be required. n I'm looking for good aircraft owner partnership. look on the ad in aircraft for sale forum
by oldncold
Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: When do you think flying will be back to february 2020 level
Replies: 115
Views: 18554

Re: When do you think flying will be back to february 2020 level

the covid 19 deaths in the usa have passed the amount of deaths listed on the Vietnam War Memorial. it (flying) will come back but the. jury is still out on how long. it took 4 yrs after the Spanish flu pandemic a hundred years ago then the roaring 20's.got into full swing. followed buy the. bust.. ...
by oldncold
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: How to get an RNAV at an airport
Replies: 11
Views: 1965

Re: How to get an RNAV at an airport

if you want lpv it's $ about 28000, takes about 2 years. from designing of approach to publishing approved approach in the cap 3. That is if there is no from objections from nav can or military as example. Then there is a fee of $4500 per year after the first 4 years to maintain the certification. d...
by oldncold
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: So your on the Ei bus due to the virus how you keepn...
Replies: 15
Views: 3322

Re: So your on the Ei bus due to the virus how you keepn...

been 2-3 weeks how you all holding up?
by oldncold
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 622
Views: 53522

Re: Corona Virus

the scientific team that develops an efficient and effective vaccine should get both the. Nobel prizes 1for medicine and the peace prize. peace prize you ask? well it may prevent anarchy in our lifetime. imho
by oldncold
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: So your on the Ei bus due to the virus how you keepn...
Replies: 15
Views: 3322

So your on the Ei bus due to the virus how you keepn...

so you've been given the layoff till? due to crono virus. How you planning to stay engaged n busy all the while missing those. Early morn sunrise ascent thru the cloud deck, or. chasing the sunset westbound. 1). madly erase the honey do do list (if parterned up) 2) build up brownie points with the k...
by oldncold
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: 8 die in fiery crash medical evac plane with ...
Replies: 7
Views: 2440

8 die in fiery crash medical evac plane with ...

sad news. One Canadian and 7 others in the phillipines. on medical. evac flight shortly after taken off flight aware reported aircraft was consumed by post impact fire. there were. no survivors.
by oldncold
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: raic pass and layoffs
Replies: 3
Views: 1349

raic pass and layoffs

so you going on extended time off due this crono virus 19. layoff.? what happens to your raic and. if company requires surrender. when yo Reapply. what do you have to put for employment absent (layoff)
by oldncold
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Who's gotten a lay off?
Replies: 144
Views: 28535

Re: Who's gotten a lay off?

all 4 rotational 1900 capt north wright got 6 mth layoff notices according to an f/0 up there. these are 10 and 15000 + hour guys
by oldncold
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: have you parked your saving in cash to ride..
Replies: 36
Views: 3293

Re: have you parked your saving in cash to ride..

hmm let s rephrase /. say you put 50k in in a mutual fund in 2016. have rode the gains up till now. you convert to cash in a gic for a 6month or 1 year while market finds its new norm. you protect against loses in the bear type market and still have the liquidity when the turnaround happens.
by oldncold
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: have you parked your saving in cash to ride..
Replies: 36
Views: 3293

have you parked your saving in cash to ride..

have you decided to ride out the markets by calling your finacial advisor an converting equities to cold cash and await. markets stabilization post chrono virus. and the saudia's n Russian oil price war? today the dow. was 21000 in change. tsx 12400. down. 12percent vs tuesday.
by oldncold
Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Favourite Type
Replies: 56
Views: 3580

Re: Favourite Type

pilatus 12. come out of a sand 1900 ft strip 25 min later flt level250 250tknt. exceptional versitility.it can hold ifr alt 800 miles away. the dhc6 pics pax off of 600 ft eskers and drops them at a rough gravel spot. the 12 will take over from there. Boeing 737 200. as a kid flying into ycg it shoo...
by oldncold
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Jazz Aviation LP - Air Canada Express
Topic: Entire application process timeline?
Replies: 148
Views: 40639

Re: Entire application process timeline?

Just something to keep in mind with mainline ac. cancelling flts to China and no firm targets of when the 737 max gets back in the sky. this has likely slowed down the flow thru from jazz. when big red gets a clearer pic of the upcoming season, hiring will pick up
by oldncold
Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Closing Canadian Airspace to China
Replies: 31
Views: 2976

Re: Closing Canadian Airspace to China

Sar yqq obviously must have been under the weather or barstool at pmqs to post such a ridiculous response to such a serious subject matter . I wonder if it were his family stuck in a Chinese prison would he be so callous.
by oldncold
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Closing Canadian Airspace to China
Replies: 31
Views: 2976

Re: Closing Canadian Airspace to China

Omg, how naive , this will be a good rant against the socialist philosophies of talk big but spend zip on the defence of our country ,to back up the professors ideas . Canada is #2 in land mass and #147 in ability to defend said land mass . A proud Canadian I’m appalled at / and my gramps likely tur...
by oldncold
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 58
Views: 4849

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

the team concept works both ways. they want max effort then mgt they provide you with top notch machines. they work with you to maximize your capability which is includes proper and sufficient resto provide top notch service to the
by oldncold
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 58
Views: 4849

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

can't see the forest thru the trees mentality. and the revolving door of good pilot leaving. puts even more pressure on the remaining crews to complete. most companies a/c. Have approved Mel list if your ops is unflexible then if you have something that is broken and not Mel able. presto your airpla...
by oldncold
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Minimum rest in the 703 world
Replies: 58
Views: 4849

Re: Minimum rest in the 703 world

since you fly as a crew and crm is where it's at have a toolbox meeting. get a consensus. say we have been flying literally around the clock. and need a solid 12 hours to reset for safety . most ops will work with the crew. the ones that won't usually have

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