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by Hugh Jasshole
Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Pfizer Covid Vaccine shows 90% effectiveness.
Replies: 261
Views: 17920

Re: Pfizer Covid Vaccine shows 90% effectiveness.

My guess is that anyone who can pass an aviation medical, probably will not have a severe outcome if they catch this? I finally know some folks that have this. Both are late 50's. One got an extremely bad cough and shortness of breath, she is getting better on her own. The other friend is reporting ...
by Hugh Jasshole
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Pfizer Covid Vaccine shows 90% effectiveness.
Replies: 261
Views: 17920

Re: Pfizer Covid Vaccine shows 90% effectiveness.

So once we get a shot. do we no longer have to wear the stupid fu@#ing mask?? Do we get a tattoo on forehead to show we have the shot? I'm considering going to Hawaii in January and seeing if I can pay for a shot.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Aviation booklet
Replies: 9
Views: 1326

Re: Aviation booklet

So if my medical had expired prior to March, 2021, can I get a new medical anywhere, or is this all shut down still??
by Hugh Jasshole
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Is ICS course enough for tech exam?
Replies: 4
Views: 809

Re: Is ICS course enough for tech exam?

The ICS course IS the Jeppeson books. Most of the apprentices that I have helped study for their exams have used the Jeppeson material and passed the exams. You will needs to get the CARs for the AME book to pass the CARs.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Maintenance on my own aircraft and I'm AME
Replies: 12
Views: 1297

Re: Maintenance on my own aircraft and I'm AME

Like mentioned above, junk all of the old, HEAVY radios. Unless you plan on flying lots in the winter, because they use so much power that they make great aircraft heaters! The most important avionics these days is a modern 760 channel comm radio and reliable transponder. With awesome apps like Fore...
by Hugh Jasshole
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Airlines ask MP’s to have COVID rules relaxed ..
Replies: 47
Views: 6815

Re: Airlines ask MP’s to have COVID rules relaxed ..

Swoop flights are almost full, 170 plus guests.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: EDO 1650 for C-140
Replies: 5
Views: 1572

Re: EDO 1650 for C-140

I have the C-140 rigging and the brackets and bracing for the fuselage if you can find some 1650's. You can PM me if you need that stuff.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westjet CYHZ
Replies: 87
Views: 10018

Re: Westjet CYHZ

On a 737NG there is a mechanical squat switch on the right landing gear scissors. A bowden cable runs up the gear leg into the wheel well and terminates at a hydraulic valve with some electrical switches. Once this cable pulls the valve open, hydraulics can deploy the inner speed brakes on top of th...
by Hugh Jasshole
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Help me out here .......
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

Re: Help me out here .......

Here is the list of Transport Canada approved schools https://www.tc.gc.ca/en/services/aviati ... table.html
by Hugh Jasshole
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Putting my own fabric on my airplane without experience
Replies: 14
Views: 1547

Re: Putting my own fabric on my airplane without experience

I have been working on these planes for 30 years now. More than 50% of the Aeronca/Champion/Citabria planes that I have inspected for the spar AD, at least 1 of the 4 spars of them had a crack.
by Hugh Jasshole
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Swoop OTP
Replies: 8
Views: 4000

Re: Swoop OTP

It not really an airline's fault when a ground vehicle drives into fuselage and causes a large dent/gouge in skin. If you look at news videos you can see KF tinbashers fitting a sizable chunk of aluminum.
by Hugh Jasshole
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Provincial Nomination for Immigration
Replies: 7
Views: 1838

Re: Provincial Nomination for Immigration

If you are a white dude who is educated and speaks English, you will not be allowed into Canada.
by Hugh Jasshole
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 142
Views: 38296

Re: ONEX plans

I heard that ONEX was going to pay $36/share before the MAX deal. So Boeing owes us shareholders $5/share!!!! One of the directors at WJ believes that ONEX didn't want to buy us to keep us the second largest airline in Canada, but wants to make it number one?? They defiantly have the funds to do it.
by Hugh Jasshole
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 142
Views: 38296

Re: ONEX plans

Just debating if I should wait to sell at the $31.00 buy out, or sell it now for $30.70. I would lose about 3k.
by Hugh Jasshole
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: ONEX plans
Replies: 142
Views: 38296

Re: ONEX plans

What are the chances that the deal will not go through??? That peckerwood with nice hair in Ottawa might not allow it so he can screw the west even more?
by Hugh Jasshole
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 35 people injured on AC flight.
Replies: 39
Views: 5032

Re: 35 people injured on AC flight.

It will be spun that it is AC's fault, they should have know about the turbulence! Just like fog and thunderstorms are the airlines fault also. Mankind is getting stupider at an alarming rate.
by Hugh Jasshole
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Harv's Air
Replies: 14
Views: 2869

Re: Harv's Air

If you consider a dude standing in front of a whiteboard a good online course?
by Hugh Jasshole
Mon May 20, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: WestJet
Topic: 787 Pilots
Replies: 38
Views: 13271

Re: 787 Pilots

The Captains I dealt with working on the WJ 67's generally had employee numbers 500 and below. That means they have been with company since the beginning, or very close (20-23 years). Most have moved on to the 87 now.
by Hugh Jasshole
Mon May 13, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: TSO requirements
Replies: 30
Views: 3206

Re: TSO requirements

I just read the Type Data Sheet for the C-120/140 and there is no mention of radio equipment. The radios in 1946 were huge tube filled things with only a few channels. Any modern radio would be 100 times better than a radio that the aircraft would have came with in 1946.
by Hugh Jasshole
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines: 'No survivors' on crashed Boeing 737 max
Replies: 470
Views: 49104

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

How is it possible to be a senior Captain at 28? How can you get 8000 hours and be 28? Did he start flying at 10 years old, or were many of his hours made up?

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