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by sunk
Tue May 26, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Float plane leasing
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Re: Float plane leasing

Viking Air leases beavers and otters. Where are you looking at starting up?
by sunk
Fri May 15, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Degrees of flap of landing on floats
Replies: 21
Views: 1280

Re: Degrees of flap of landing on floats

See so many guys only use 20 degrees and beat the crap out the 185. Get proficient using full flaps.
by sunk
Thu May 14, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Degrees of flap of landing on floats
Replies: 21
Views: 1280

Re: Degrees of flap of landing on floats

I use 40 degrees on my 185 for all landings except for glassy water.
by sunk
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Amphib caravan wrecked in Northern Saskatchewan
Replies: 8
Views: 2650

Re: Amphib caravan wrecked in Northern Saskatchewan

No I didn’t, it is owned by a fellow from Lloyd Minister. Happened yesterday landing at his private cabin on Maurice Lake.
by sunk
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Amphib caravan wrecked in Northern Saskatchewan
Replies: 8
Views: 2650

Amphib caravan wrecked in Northern Saskatchewan

While landing on an ice strip something went wrong and excited the strip knocking the floats off.
by sunk
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Globalstar sat phone
Replies: 6
Views: 892

Re: Globalstar sat phone

From a guy that had both phones, stay away from the global star.
by sunk
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Covid-19 impact of float operations
Replies: 9
Views: 2745

Re: Covid-19 impact of float operations

If this continues I can see a few operators locking up. Insurance has sky rocketed, and rates can only increase so much before it’s not economical to charter unless you are on government business.
by sunk
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: TC MEDICAL EXTENSIONS COVID 19
Replies: 12
Views: 1454

Re: TC MEDICAL EXTENSIONS COVID 19

Thanks, I guess I get to stay home.
by sunk
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: TC MEDICAL EXTENSIONS COVID 19
Replies: 12
Views: 1454

Re: TC MEDICAL EXTENSIONS COVID 19

My cat 1 expired, as it’s over six months, will I need a cat one medical or am I good to go?
by sunk
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Another Norseman...gone
Replies: 115
Views: 8968

Re: Another Norseman...gone

I have pictures of the accident while in the water and after the recovery, it will never fly again.
by sunk
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: What happens to a Pilot in Case of an accident
Replies: 18
Views: 2030

Re: What happens to a Pilot in Case of an accident

I’ve hired pilot with one accidents before. You know they aren’t going to make the same mistake again. Also will become a safer pilot. Everyone makes a mistake. These pilots are now with WestJet, Air Canada, Transport Canada, etc.
by sunk
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Wok
Replies: 3
Views: 1409

Wok

Anyone have any info on WOK’s Norseman that had an accident?
by sunk
Sun May 26, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Retirement age.
Replies: 74
Views: 5527

Re: Retirement age.

I retire as soon as I could afford it, 56 years old and 37 years of accident free flying.
by sunk
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: King Air at Gillam, MB
Replies: 156
Views: 15332

Re: Plane down

Duel engine failure. Landed short of the runway on the ice. Continued on hitting the rock berm and then stopped on the runway.
by sunk
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: King Air at Gillam, MB
Replies: 156
Views: 15332

Re: Plane down

Duel engine failure, landed short of runway on the ice and hit the shoreline. Knocked the gear off and more.
by sunk
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: King Air at Gillam, MB
Replies: 156
Views: 15332

Plane down

King Air crashed in Gillam. All okay. Was a medi vac aircraft from Nunavut to Winnipeg.
by sunk
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: AOC for sale
Replies: 8
Views: 2505

Re: AOC for sale

As the ad said, pm for more info. And it’s not Casper. Hahaha
by sunk
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: AOC for sale
Replies: 8
Views: 2505

AOC for sale

Vfr operating certificate for sale. Please send pm.
by sunk
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: AOC for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 822

AOC for sale

I have a vfr AOC for sale. Open to offers.
by sunk
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Good Hands n’ Feet vs. Operational Experience
Replies: 55
Views: 4109

Re: Good Hands n’ Feet vs. Operational Experience

The last two commercial guys I trained had the worst hand/feet coordination that I’ve ever seen. Took them 40 hrs plus to get them ready for a vfr ppc. Worst part was they thought they they were awesome pilots. They couldn’t understand why I was not recommending them for the ride.
by sunk
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Otter crash
Replies: 6
Views: 2770

Otter crash

Anyone know what happened to the otter in the Baker Lake area?
by sunk
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Avgas
Replies: 78
Views: 10190

Re: Avgas

Went to order a B train of avgas and was told they still are not delivering.
by sunk
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Abbotsford Commuter Aircraft Mishap, Feb 23, 2018
Replies: 55
Views: 11953

Re: Abbotsford Commuter Aircraft Mishap, Feb 23, 2018

De icing is a joke. At the airport I work at calm air does the ground school, but no actual training on the use of the equipment. They have people off the street on the drive machine that don't have a clue about the effects of icing on aircraft. Fast air comes and goes with all types of ice on the w...
by sunk
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Avgas
Replies: 78
Views: 10190

Re: Avgas

My concern is esso going to come good for the commercial operators who lost revenue?
by sunk
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Avgas
Replies: 78
Views: 10190

Avgas

What's going on with the avgas, I was told no avgas due to possible problems with the fuel.

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