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by rigpiggy
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Where were you on September 11th 2001?
Replies: 348
Views: 70010

Re: Where were you on September 11th 2001?

Wife was feeding #2, woke me up. I said those are great graphics, second plane hit the tower, wife handed me the football, then went and barfed. My thoughts were "DumbF@#$ just took the gloves off"
by rigpiggy
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Piper PA 31 operating costs
Replies: 7
Views: 1099

Re: Piper PA 31 operating costs

one of the guys I work for figures just under 900/hr for a C414. Can't see a navajo being much cheaper
by rigpiggy
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Westjet mask policy
Replies: 182
Views: 6583

Westjet mask policy

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/westje ... -1.5703063

I was just called for a corporate gig because some high net worth people aren't going to fly airlines now.
by rigpiggy
Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: What are the three biggest reasons for floatplane crashes
Replies: 17
Views: 1457

Re: What are the three biggest reasons for floatplane crashes

Call or search the universities in province you are in many have bathymetric maps of the lakes. Buddy has a fishing app with these on it...
by rigpiggy
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Interesting Amphibious Event
Replies: 5
Views: 744

Re: Interesting Amphibious Event

I believe the main gear will drop without hydraulics holding them up, and the forward gear must be pushed forward, requiring hydraulic pressure
by rigpiggy
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Nav Canada to Hike Service Fees by 30%
Replies: 85
Views: 10397

Re: Nav Canada to Hike Service Fees by 30%

Having worked a couple years with Rog his reputation was a lot bigger than what he actually could do as a controller. I’m glad you enjoyed the services he offered but there are a ton of just as efficient approach controllers. I won’t get into it more than that but the perception of efficiency from ...
by rigpiggy
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Aug 7, 2020 - Air India Express 737
Replies: 17
Views: 1710

Re: Aug 7, 2020 - Air India Express 737

look at the avherald link.....off the end
by rigpiggy
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Signing off an AD
Replies: 19
Views: 984

Re: Signing off an AD

https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/cawis-swimn/ad_qs1.aspx https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/airworthiness_directives/ Download the AD's go through your logs check for applicability and compliance. Then do an AVERY sticky with all the AD's, SBs, and SLs note all non-applicable due to seri...
by rigpiggy
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Cheyenne 2
Replies: 4
Views: 1009

Re: Cheyenne 2

not required, but a PPC in comercial use.
by rigpiggy
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: SAR Mel Melissen BN Islander C-GIPF September 1983
Replies: 3
Views: 2132

Re: SAR Mel Melissen BN Islander C-GIPF September 1983

Well my friend lost his brother in Tuk driving the Islander........ What Carl and Olaf got away with was criminal...... and lefty @ss judge gave him back his licenses. Because TC gave him a choice, get out or we prosecute.
by rigpiggy
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Did ACPA MEC vote themselves a raise while others are laid-off?
Replies: 42
Views: 8721

Re: Did ACPA MEC vote themselves a raise while others are laid-off?

well since it is no longer acpa vs alpa you would think it would be easy
by rigpiggy
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Full length takeoff
Replies: 17
Views: 2167

Re: Full length takeoff

I forget where(australia maybe) the Antonov took out about 150' of chain link fence, and flew with it to afghanistan or something. Great vid
by rigpiggy
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Driving a nicer car than your boss....
Replies: 31
Views: 3462

Re: Driving a nicer car than your boss....

Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, That struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, In the End Signifying Nothing. You want the car buy it. It makes no sense to me having a vehicle that costs the significant port...
by rigpiggy
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Good Riddance GGN
Replies: 46
Views: 10858

Re: Good Riddance GGN

Remember, most sports teams are owned by otherwise unscrupulous businessmen that follow the bottom line religiously(unless it is for there personal usage, then no expense is spared)
by rigpiggy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Good Riddance GGN
Replies: 46
Views: 10858

Re: Good Riddance GGN

well as long as they don't live up to the nickname "Divot"
by rigpiggy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: P180 job ad: "don't apply"
Replies: 68
Views: 6742

Re: P180 job ad: "don't apply"

regardless, don't like it....don't apply
by rigpiggy
Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: P180 job ad: "don't apply"
Replies: 68
Views: 6742

Re: P180 job ad: "don't apply"

The notion of laid off airline pilots scoffing at a job ad on the one hand, while out of the other side of their mouths they whinge about being excluded from applying for said job, is rather amusing. Agreed. But the notion of a flight department manager so insecure in their capabilities that they w...
by rigpiggy
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Software & Devices
Topic: FltPlan for IFR
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Re: FltPlan for IFR

I like their flightplanning and wind matrix better than FF

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