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by gasper
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Jetlines launch delayed
Replies: 15
Views: 6734

Re: Jetlines launch delayed

One of the dumbest, misinformed posters on this forum.
by gasper
Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The Ballad of C.A.L.M.
Replies: 2
Views: 1099

The Ballad of C.A.L.M.

* Read at the 1982 CALM Air Christmas Party (the mini-Arnie roast brought a smile to Arnie's face.) The Ballad of C.A.L.M There was an old man from Lynn Lake, An airline he thought he could make - A crash in Leaf Rapids, Cured him of bad habits, When his life he nearly did take! He started way up i...
by gasper
Fri Jun 06, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Air Georgian CRJ entry Captain
Replies: 33
Views: 4026

Re: Air Georgian CRJ entry Captain

I know almost nothing of either Air Georgian or an RJ, but I knew of a time when a serious question would never illicit responses like this. Shame on you.
by gasper
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:18 am
Forum: Corporate
Topic: HF Radio opps ?
Replies: 8
Views: 4308

Re: HF Radio opps ?

Hey GGCC, Amateur Radio is an interesting hobby I'm sure. Just to answer your question though, I wouldn't think most pilots would be monitoring other non-ATC radio sites, at least not while they are flying. Many jets have SELCAL, which notifies them with a chime alert when ATC is attempting to conta...
by gasper
Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Tubine Time and time on type
Replies: 16
Views: 1836

Re: Tubine Time and time on type

...Hmmm I think it took at least a day to be very proficient on the B1900 EFIS. But then again ...what do I know?
by gasper
Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Tim's Air Naviagation Simulator (Online)
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Tim's Air Naviagation Simulator (Online)

Tim's Air Naviagation Simulator:

http://www.visi.com/~mim/nav/
by gasper
Thu Nov 24, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Looking for Lear UltraNav Pgm (or similar)for study purposes
Replies: 0
Views: 276

Looking for Lear UltraNav Pgm (or similar)for study purposes

Looking for Lear 35 UltraNav (or something equivalent) Pgm for for study purposes. Please PM me if you can. Thanks
by gasper
Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:00 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: BlackBerry Tips Accessing AWWS
Replies: 16
Views: 5479

Re: BlackBerry Tips Accessing AWWS

Opera's great! Thanks invertedav8r
by gasper
Sun Dec 27, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: United Airlines pilot in Aztec downing off of Bahamas . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 3695

Re: United Airlines pilot in Aztec downing off of Bahamas . . .

From the "Sentinel" - The Pembroke Pines man almost took the flight. Instead Richard Compton spent Christmas Day anxiously awaiting word on the fate of his brother and cousin who were aboard a small plane that disappeared Thursday near the Bahamas. Travis R. Compton, 44, a commercial airline pilot w...
by gasper
Fri Dec 11, 2009 1:43 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: PORTER Interview ?
Replies: 173
Views: 40155

Re: PORTER Interview ?

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by gasper
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:20 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Canjet Domicile / Base
Replies: 2
Views: 1096

Re: Canjet Domicile / Base

Does Canjet have a YYZ Domicile base, or this a hypothetical question? What are the details of the subject "YYZ Domicile base" if there is one?
by gasper
Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:41 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Sunwing no longer welcome in YQY
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

Re: Sunwing no longer welcome in YQY

Mr. APM...Why don't we let the market decide who will fly and who won't.
by gasper
Sat Mar 28, 2009 2:35 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Dash 7 choices...
Replies: 22
Views: 3878

Re: Dash 7 choices...

I remember seeing a full-performance landing (albeit without payload) that couldn't have been more than a 800' foot rollout. Incredibly short for an aircraft of that size! Overseas, I once watched a Dash 7 crew fly a take-off with an oversized payload. It was a much longer takeoff from what I had be...
by gasper
Fri Mar 20, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: The Water Cooler
Topic: Australian Testicles
Replies: 82
Views: 3812

Re: Australian Testicles

Things in the middle east should spark up over the next year or so. In 2 weeks, Benjamin Netanyahou will come to power with his coalition government.

He is a hawk, and takes few prisoners. ... and BTW IRAN ... Look out!! 8)
by gasper
Fri Mar 20, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Family Issues: What is the effect on your aviation career?
Replies: 32
Views: 1587

Re: Family Issues: What is the effect on your aviation career?

I'm a married corporate/charter pilot with a young family. I work several trips to various countries each month.

This is a very good job for a family guy with quite a lot of time spent at home! I also get to help with the housework & cooking. Bonus!!!! :P
by gasper
Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Oil rig chopper down at sea (March, 2009)
Replies: 159
Views: 12881

Re: Oil rig chopper down at sea

CBC radio news (St. John's) saying that the vessel OSPREY , has conducted a sonar sweep and concluded that the bottom is relatively flat in the helicopter crash area. They have also detected an "anomoly" in the area of the crash. They have plans to possibly raise the fuselage (if that's what the ano...
by gasper
Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Oil rig chopper down at sea (March, 2009)
Replies: 159
Views: 12881

Re: Oil rig chopper down at sea

At the news conference, they mentioned that the survivor suits have the potential to protect the passengers for up to 30 hours. (In a later statement, they refined this somewhat in saying that based on a 30-year old male, survivability was around 24 Hours). I would think that survival could be possi...
by gasper
Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Oil rig chopper down at sea (March, 2009)
Replies: 159
Views: 12881

Re: Oil rig chopper down at sea

:(
by gasper
Thu Mar 12, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Oil rig chopper down at sea (March, 2009)
Replies: 159
Views: 12881

Re: Oil rig chopper down at sea

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/CHI91

Flightaware output showing aircraft turned around and headed back to YYT.

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