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by upup_away
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: 26 Oct 2017 - 2 dead after plane crash near Springbank Airport, west of Calgary
Replies: 84
Views: 16441

Re: 26 Oct 2017 - 2 dead after plane crash near Springbank Airport, west of Calgary

Sad day for the Calgary area. Condolences to the families of those involved. RIP.
by upup_away
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: North Cariboo Air Dan Wuthrich
Replies: 9
Views: 4557

Re: North Cariboo Air Dan Wuthrich

I had the pleasure of meeting Dan on several occasions. He was a great and inspiring man. Canadian aviation lost a valuable member.

RIP
by upup_away
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Citation down North of Kelowna
Replies: 188
Views: 41704

Re: Citation down North of Kelowna

There has been some nasty weather over Western Canada lately. A) No it hasn't. Not in CYLW lately. B) Theres no wx that would cause you to go -2000fpm on a 500. Even on 1 engine. Was there not a typhoon hitting western BC that day? Looking at the weather didn't seem very nice. Where did you get the...
by upup_away
Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Citation down North of Kelowna
Replies: 188
Views: 41704

Re: Citation down North of Kelowna

There has been some nasty weather over Western Canada lately.

Condolences to the families of everyone on board. Rest in peace.
by upup_away
Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Voyageur Airways
Replies: 3
Views: 2219

Re: Voyageur Airways

http://www.voyav.com/ResumeWizard/currentopps.aspx

the website is a little bugged out on my browser.
by upup_away
Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: West Wind Aviation
Replies: 16
Views: 5881

Re: West Wind Aviation

If anyone has any additional info I would be interested in hearing how this develops. They're a pretty big player out here.
by upup_away
Mon Sep 19, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Insurance that allows rental
Replies: 4
Views: 1136

Re: Insurance that allows rental

If you're renting out for a profit, then wouldn't you need to have an OC? Just remember, insurers will deny coverage if you are in violation of the CARS. CpnCrunch is correct that Allianz has an open pilot warranty on their policies, however they often will remove this if you are constantly adding a...
by upup_away
Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Orca Airlines CYYJ
Replies: 8
Views: 3511

Re: Orca Airlines CYYJ

Appreciate the insight everyone

Edit:
As an aside.... if i were jazz and had to pay for the fuel to overshoot because another operator is too cheap, id be a little ticked :rolleyes:
by upup_away
Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Orca Airlines CYYJ
Replies: 8
Views: 3511

Orca Airlines CYYJ

A16P0108 14:19:00 UTC A Piper Chieftain operated as ORK311 by Orca Airlines was arriving at CYYJ on a VFR flight plan from CYVR. As ORK311 was inbound at 500 feet ASL weather conditions were variable with multiple cloud layers. At 2 nautical miles on final, the flight entered IMC. The pilot then exe...
by upup_away
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Cold Lake Airshow - 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 7167

Re: Cold Lake Airshow - 2016

Sad news. Enjoyed seeing him fly around YBW in the past.

Rest in peace.
by upup_away
Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:35 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Float Rating and Insurance
Replies: 22
Views: 4443

Re: Float Rating and Insurance

Hi MattW,

I am a broker at a specialty aviation insurance company and would like to extend a hand.

Feel free to PM me and i'll walk you through the process, or give you some advice on what to tell your current broker ;)
by upup_away
Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Cirrus IFR Approach KCLT
Replies: 27
Views: 3864

Re: Cirrus IFR Approach KCLT

Thanks pelmet, some great information there.
by upup_away
Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Cirrus IFR Approach KCLT
Replies: 27
Views: 3864

Cirrus IFR Approach KCLT

Occurrence No A16F0009: C-GXXJ, a Cirrus SR22 aircraft, was performing an instrument approach to Runway 36R at Charlotte/Douglas Intl, NC (KCLT). ATC instructed the pilot to go around and to fly to Concord Regional, NC (KJQF) to conduct the RNAV RWY 02 approach. The pilot prepared for the approach t...
by upup_away
Tue Jan 12, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: 2014 Bedford Gulfstream
Replies: 12
Views: 2271

Re: 2014 Bedford Gulfstream

Involuntary manslaughter? Maybe...
Gross Negligence causing death, most certainly.

Tragic the px had to pay the price.
by upup_away
Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Ottawa Aviation Services
Replies: 18
Views: 5392

Re: Ottawa Aviation Services

Did my PPL at OAS a few years back. Great experience and learned a lot - some skills I still use today. The curriculum (while I attended 09) is time consuming and takes a good chunk of flight hours ($$) but you don't forget it. Katanas were a blast to fly, and I always wished to check out on the Gro...
by upup_away
Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: If you had the money...
Replies: 67
Views: 4819

Re: If you had the money...

Pitts Special S2-B or C180 on Floats.

Not greedy, i'll need the rest of the lotto money to pay for fuel and burgers :D

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