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by dialdriver
Sat May 23, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Surplus of instructors?
Replies: 8
Views: 1014

Re: Surplus of instructors?

Based on what I have seen in the right seat recently, it can't get any worse.
by dialdriver
Mon May 04, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Duty regs extentions
Replies: 17
Views: 2605

Re: Duty regs extentions

A change to the implementation date of the duty rules would require an act of parliament.
by dialdriver
Mon May 04, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Duty regs extentions
Replies: 17
Views: 2605

Re: Duty regs extentions

tdp19 wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 9:55 am
Can you post the source saying that they are delaying implementation?
Reference please.
by dialdriver
Sun May 03, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Visual Approach Vs. Canceling IFR ??
Replies: 59
Views: 2995

Re: Visual Approach Vs. Canceling IFR ??

Years ago I had a student from the middle east doing a single IFR on a 172 because that was all he needed back home to get a job. The weather was below VMC for a week or so and ATC put out it's usual notam banning IFR training. In the spirit of cooperation we sat around for several days - me not ear...
by dialdriver
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Airlines must adapt to survive
Replies: 49
Views: 9719

Re: Airlines must adapt to survive

. [They are on the line as fully qualified FOs at less than 250 hours total time, yes flying sometimes with Captains under 2000 hour total time, this is a perceived benefit of the down turn. If this is prolonged the current inexperienced pilots may have to find jobs up north and ride it out before ...
by dialdriver
Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Coronavirus Numbers
Replies: 377
Views: 35429

Re: Coronavirus Numbers

Looks like they are planning the next civil war actually - with Trump's encouragement: “LIBERATE MINNESOTA!” “LIBERATE MICHIGAN!” “LIBERATE VIRGINIA, and save your great 2nd Amendment,” the President of the United States wrote Friday. “It is under siege!” People involved in those protests — which ar...
by dialdriver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Coronavirus Numbers
Replies: 377
Views: 35429

Re: Coronavirus Numbers

Stupid https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/04/trump-supporters-protest-coronavirus-orders Smart https://windsorstar.com/news/provincial/i-dont-want-them-in-ontario-ford-says-of-americans-until-pandemic-under-control/wcm/d2e60ee2-4b24-4595-b73c-f9ca0462d339/ Imagine being immersed amongst that gun ...
by dialdriver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Layoffs
Replies: 453
Views: 82475

Re: Layoffs

FL-280 wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:00 am

IMHO the feds owe Air Canada.
There it is!
by dialdriver
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 975
Views: 84717

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

GATRKGA wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:07 pm

Lol, it’s going to be a fun year. Bring the lube. Everyone are all getting fuckked. At least FL280 can make eye contact while all are bent over for a moment of romance. Altiplano can join too.
Get a room guys
by dialdriver
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Is the 4 year flat pay worth it?
Replies: 48
Views: 6537

Re: Is the 4 year flat pay worth it?

vermont wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:38 pm
dialdriver wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:20 pm
vermont wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:17 pm


If you can't explain why I'm wrong, you just end up sounding like more of an ass than I do
My explanation is 250 hrs long...
Mr 250 I wasn't talking to you, it's nice having my own stalker though!
ouch...
by dialdriver
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Fresh CPL pilot job outlook
Replies: 33
Views: 3687

Re: Fresh CPL pilot job outlook

Hello all, I plan on completing my ratings this year (once things get better) and start looking for my first flying job next year. Given the pandemic, I would like to know if companies (pipeline, survey, aerial photgraphy, up north etc.) are operating this summer. Thank you in advance! I like your ...
by dialdriver
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Is the 4 year flat pay worth it?
Replies: 48
Views: 6537

Re: Is the 4 year flat pay worth it?

vermont wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:17 pm
shimmydampner wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:34 pm
Don't discourage his fresh-out-of-flight school insights. They're so valuable. As he pointed out, he's so very wise.
If you can't explain why I'm wrong, you just end up sounding like more of an ass than I do
My explanation is 250 hrs long...
by dialdriver
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Airlines must adapt to survive
Replies: 49
Views: 9719

Re: Airlines must adapt to survive

JohnnyHotRocks wrote:
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:58 am
Inverted2 wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:03 pm
One benefit could be the end of 250 hr F/O going straight from flight school to the airlines.
How is that a benefit?
Said the 250 hr F/O.
by dialdriver
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Flight school delays - Covid19
Replies: 75
Views: 5853

Re: Flight school delays - Covid19

Tell your future employer you disregarded all recommendations for health and safety and went flying.
by dialdriver
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Do employers care about time in experimental aircraft?
Replies: 9
Views: 696

Re: Do employers care about time in experimental aircraft?

They won't care if you flew a kite.
by dialdriver
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: WestJet
Topic: #Swoopprez Out!
Replies: 49
Views: 7884

Re: #Swoopprez Out!

Onex is cleaning up the management team. Who's next?
by dialdriver
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 622
Views: 49531

Re: Corona Virus

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Who knows...it may have been forwarded to places of influence.
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Wow...
by dialdriver
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 622
Views: 49531

Re: Corona Virus

Any time now, mods.... No kidding. Mind you, they've allowed threats of doxxing, any number of the various -isms to be openly run about, circle jerks in the accident forum, multi-post spamming, etc. Why let a good thing die, now? Pelly, if herd immunity is such a good idea for a virus of this sort ...
by dialdriver
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 622
Views: 49531

Re: Corona Virus

Enlightenment Medieval times, between the anti-vaxxers and the Flat Earthers. I met a flat earther the other day ! Ironically, we have 2 absolutes, ones who trust in government without question and others who trust in no one ! ( Of course, I believed in a flat earth ( self ex-planit ory,, ) until I...
by dialdriver
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 622
Views: 49531

Re: Corona Virus

I'm taking direction from the public health officials, but thanks anyways....
by dialdriver
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: 703/704 Operating Certificates
Replies: 10
Views: 1066

Re: 703/704 Operating Certificates

A Regulator wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:26 am
AOC's cant be sold
So, When ONEX bought Westjet, Westjet lost its AOC?
by dialdriver
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 975
Views: 84717

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

Fanblade wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:33 am

Nope wouldn’t work unless everyone was isolated separately.
That's what I meant by 100% isolation. It would eradicate the virus.
by dialdriver
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Air Transat
Topic: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share
Replies: 975
Views: 84717

Re: Air Canada and Transat announce Increased Purchase Price to $18 per Share

I think for a lot of people this is still just sinking in. But it is slowly. Until we achieve herd immunity this isn’t stopping. Once we “flatten the curve” our attention will be turned to keeping it flat. Social distancing will remain in effect until herd immunity is achieved. Unless of course we ...
by dialdriver
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Renting out your privately registered aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 1607

Re: Renting out your privately registered aircraft

I emailed Transport Canada on this issue a while ago and got the following reply: "Transport Canada does not publish any regulations pertaining to aircraft rental operations. There are no specific maintenance requirements as well for aircraft rental. Normally, you will require a business licence fro...

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