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by Waldo Peppar
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Joining the RCAF at 37 years old
Replies: 42
Views: 4310

Re: Joining the RCAF at 37 years old

Readers please note, there is a WaldoPepper and a WaldoPeppar on AVCanada.....I am WaldoPeppar, thia is not my thread.
by Waldo Peppar
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines: 'No survivors' on crashed Boeing 737 max
Replies: 458
Views: 39878

Re: Ethiopian Airlines: 'No survivors' on crashed Boeing 737 max

Trump on TV now announcing all Max 8 and 9s grounded immediately on landing at their destinations
by Waldo Peppar
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: L-39
Replies: 23
Views: 4625

Re: L-39

There is still the one in Mont Laurier, I saw it there last August and was told it was for sale
by Waldo Peppar
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: New Pilot owns plane looking for suggestions.
Replies: 51
Views: 10010

Re: New Pilot owns plane looking for suggestions.

Kejidog, You asked a few posts back about fuel at Moncton at the school. I have stopped there a few times and YES , they have 100LL there at a reasonable price. No landing fees. Just pull up to the pump by the school...self serve...pull out the credit card. They have always been friendly and helpful...
by Waldo Peppar
Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Ontario To NFLD
Replies: 20
Views: 2344

Re: Ontario To NFLD

There are active COPA flights in St John's (97) and Exploits Valley -CCP2 ( flt195) . I still have 3 barrels of 100LL for visitors at Exploits (sold my airplane) and am probably the cheapest on the Island at $2.75 a liter. At flt 195 , we have tie downs ...deliver fuel ..can provide courtesy transpo...
by Waldo Peppar
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Dakota III CC-129 KG668 12942
Replies: 27
Views: 6392

Re: Dakota III CC-129 KG668 12942

A review of my logbook shows one flight in "942"...in May 25, 1970...5.2 hours, a NAV trip at ANS CFB Winnipeg Does not quite jive with your data moose, at you say she was rebranded shortly after that and she was not supposed to be in Winnipeg then. Not sure if same airframe. My logbook is full of t...
by Waldo Peppar
Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Gen av in Newfoundland
Replies: 6
Views: 1457

Re: Gen av in Newfoundland

If you are serious about flying in the St John's area, contact COPA Flt 97 members...they are very active there and can answer all your questions. They have a Facebook site you can check out.There are several Hangars at Harbor Grace and active pilots there, it is a grass strip. Hangarage on the isla...
by Waldo Peppar
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Gen av in Newfoundland
Replies: 6
Views: 1457

Re: Gen av in Newfoundland

There is Gen Aviation in NL..... Check out COPA Flights 97 in St Johns and 195 in Central. AV gas is expensive and limited....it really helps if you can burn Mogas. I buy 100ll in bulk and store and can go anywhere in NL and return with full tanks ( From Central) It is agreed that weather on the Ava...
by Waldo Peppar
Fri Jun 24, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: aerial flower dropping
Replies: 11
Views: 4840

Re: aerial flower dropping

You guys are TOO funny :smt040 :D
Reminds me of the WKRP Cincinnati episode of dropping live turkeys from a helicopter...
by Waldo Peppar
Mon May 02, 2016 6:05 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Info on St Pierre and Miquelon
Replies: 4
Views: 1471

Re: Info on St Pierre and Miquelon

Pilotdar, Are you on floats or wheels? There is a new COPA flight , Flight 195 at Exploits Valley Airport, CCP2, good Mogas available. Loaner vehicle and accommodations as well for visiting COPA members. With a bit of notice of requirements , we could probably help with Avgas. Fogo Island is a must....
by Waldo Peppar
Sun Mar 20, 2016 5:56 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: New Quiz
Replies: 22
Views: 2823

Re: New Quiz

10 to Six?
by Waldo Peppar
Tue Mar 08, 2016 8:13 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WESTJET PILOT FATIGUE
Replies: 42
Views: 7071

Re: WESTJET PILOT FATIGUE

Thanks longtimer...you beat me to it.

Flyinghigh...quote "saying crap" .....really????
by Waldo Peppar
Tue Mar 08, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WESTJET PILOT FATIGUE
Replies: 42
Views: 7071

WESTJET PILOT FATIGUE

To add to WestJet's woes....They are in the news again this morning.....this time it is about pilot fatigue....a "former pilot " who quit because of working conditions speaks out. The report does say the working conditions were within Canadian rules ...BUT Canadian rules are some of the worst in the...
by Waldo Peppar
Mon Mar 07, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Westjet cover up: Alleged sexual assaults by pilot
Replies: 425
Views: 36523

Re: Westjet cover up: Alleged sexual assaults by pilot

This is the lead story on "The National" tonight.....while it is not a fact....I do not believe WestJet's nightmare is going to go away any time soon. Apparently 17000 have signed a petition for Greg to resign.
by Waldo Peppar
Wed Mar 02, 2016 5:59 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Off topic: Military service datapase?
Replies: 37
Views: 2132

Re: Off topic: Military service datapase?

I have served regular force and twice in reserves...most recently in mid nineties.....I do not have a "VET" vanity plate....I do not recall my service number(s)...nor do I have my commissioning scroll ( ex wife burned it). I do not recall any service cards...... I have memories....that is enough for...
by Waldo Peppar
Wed Feb 03, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Cessna 337 Ditching
Replies: 12
Views: 2401

Re: Cessna 337 Ditching

A different camera angle shot, on the news this morning and just now, showed he had shut down the front engine and the prop was almost horizontal...out of the way. The touch down was smooth with a small skip....it looked like he could have powered right on into shore on the rear engine. The airplane...
by Waldo Peppar
Wed Feb 03, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Cessna 337 Ditching
Replies: 12
Views: 2401

Cessna 337 Ditching

http://www.staradvertiser.com/breaking-news/pilot-ditches-small-plane-off-lagoon-drive/ A Cessna 337 ditches after a landing gear problem. Story says he had a problem before landing and then circled "AIRPORT" for two hours to burn off fuel.....and then " ditches" . I am having some problem with any ...
by Waldo Peppar
Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Gotta ask
Replies: 21
Views: 8304

Re: Gotta ask

In the past, this type of flying was done by supervisory type pilots and not available to line pilots...if I remember correctly
by Waldo Peppar
Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: I'm thinking about building a Murphy Elite or Rebel
Replies: 23
Views: 2936

Re: I'm thinking about building a Murphy Elite or Rebel

Pavese, Thank you for that info....I agree with your info 100%
Note to 5x5...pavese has answered your question better than I .
by Waldo Peppar
Sun Jul 12, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: I'm thinking about building a Murphy Elite or Rebel
Replies: 23
Views: 2936

Re: I'm thinking about building a Murphy Elite or Rebel

5x5: I did not say that the Elite is not worth buying.....I was saying that given the choice between an Elite and a Rebel...it was suggested to me to get a Rebel.....That was several years ago and I cannot remember the exact reasons now and doubt I still have my notes. I would have to research again...
by Waldo Peppar
Sat Jul 11, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: I'm thinking about building a Murphy Elite or Rebel
Replies: 23
Views: 2936

Re: I'm thinking about building a Murphy Elite or Rebel

Greg61 I own a c185 on floats and was nervous at first flying it because it was so small...( Previous a/c was Ea330) My son"s father-in-law has a Murphy rebel on murphy floats that he built and it was 3 years before I would get in it. Well I loved the aircraft....limited load on floats..more space t...
by Waldo Peppar
Thu Mar 26, 2015 5:10 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Germanwings A320 Plane Crashes in Southern France
Replies: 203
Views: 32913

Re: Germanwings A320 Plane Crashes in Southern France

BREAKING news This Morning:
The CO-PILOT DID IT!
- he was a German National
- low time, hired in 2013
- a deliberate act to destroy the aircraftl
by Waldo Peppar
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:38 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Algonquin air
Replies: 35
Views: 6046

Re: Algonquin air

Edited due thread drift...subject dealt with in another thread.
by Waldo Peppar
Sun Oct 12, 2014 5:08 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Floatplane in high winds/heavy waves
Replies: 26
Views: 10511

Re: Floatplane in high winds/heavy waves

My limit for my 185 on wip 3730s is 18-20" trough to crest....max 20 kts gusting
I find it hard enough turning out of wind at that wind speed.
Note: My private airplane..MY MAINTENANCE...A new engine mount and bushings installed =12000.00-13000.00
by Waldo Peppar
Tue Sep 30, 2014 4:33 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 67
Views: 4770

Re: How old are you?

65..soon to be 66
started in military in 67 at 18 plus 35 years airline
now flying amphib 185 for fun and a part time seasonal job to remind me what it is like starting on the way up.
47 years flying in....goal is to go for 50 years flying before considering going back into boating.

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