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by rigpiggy
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: New North Star Basler Accident (Number 3)
Replies: 116
Views: 16914

Re: New North Star Basler Accident (Number 3)

AFAIK it is a 3 spar wingImage but I believe the attachment is the flange on the chord perimeter. Borek guys feel free to jump in
by rigpiggy
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Frosted fuel caps
Replies: 3
Views: 821

Re: Frosted fuel caps

Same thing happened to a pc12 that was a little more expensive"new wing"
by rigpiggy
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Instances of reversed controls
Replies: 33
Views: 2189

Re: Instances of reversed controls

I seem to recall a story of a midsized prop liner that had controls reversed"convair/martin etc...... thye purposely changed the control hookups by a few inches "offset" so you could not connect them incorrectly. Can anyone confirm? I thought there was a HS- 748 that behaved like it had controls rev...
by rigpiggy
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Instances of reversed controls
Replies: 33
Views: 2189

Re: Instances of reversed controls

I seem to recall a story of a midsized prop liner that had controls reversed"convair/martin etc...... thye purposely changed the control hookups by a few inches "offset" so you could not connect them incorrectly. Can anyone confirm?
by rigpiggy
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Merritt, BC accident
Replies: 12
Views: 2135

Re: Merritt, BC accident

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by rigpiggy
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Merritt, BC accident
Replies: 12
Views: 2135

Re: Merritt, BC accident

https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/ ... hSimp.aspx

C-IHAN zenith 701

with pics
https://q101.ca/news/14547-report-accid ... tt-airport

wtf was he doing flying at night? Or was he just not noticed until after midnight
by rigpiggy
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Merritt, BC accident
Replies: 12
Views: 2135

Re: Merritt, BC accident

https://q101.ca/news

Green/white single
by rigpiggy
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Merritt, BC accident
Replies: 12
Views: 2135

Merritt, BC accident

A single crashed beside runway last night, the firefighters cut him out. Waiting on other news
by rigpiggy
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Turkish overrun
Replies: 8
Views: 1446

Re: Turkish overrun

Heard 3 dead tonight
by rigpiggy
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: AC emergency
Replies: 39
Views: 6304

Re: AC emergency

landed all ok

except for all the snowflakes that will be suing for PTSD
by rigpiggy
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: AC emergency
Replies: 39
Views: 6304

Re: AC emergency

I hate people. Burn off fuel, brief the pax, allow them to put everything they need in their pockets"passport drugs etc..... stow everything allow them to call family"its all ok, I'll call you on the ground, love ya honey, etc, get everybody calmed down........ Also allows all emergency services on ...
by rigpiggy
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: This is the state of reporting
Replies: 10
Views: 1228

This is the state of reporting

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canadian-airlines-flying-grounded-boeing-737-max-airlines-1.5449405 OMG, They ferried an airplane. Tards An analysis reveals that Air Canada has been flying its Boeing 737 Max fleet the most often. Between March 14 and Jan. 16, Air Canada flew 121 times, in compariso...
by rigpiggy
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Airline Industry Comments
Topic: Pour one out for the UNK!
Replies: 11
Views: 2409

Re: Pour one out for the UNK!

Sociable!!!!!!
by rigpiggy
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: mcmurray Aviation
Replies: 0
Views: 1060

mcmurray Aviation

what are they paying, are the positions available for rotation, housing etc.....
by rigpiggy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Who here has been ramped by TC?
Replies: 24
Views: 3522

Re: Who here has been ramped by TC?

Had a lady in YYZ who gave me grief over my walkaround......I had chocked her wheels, quite funny spin front tire get out pull chock from rear drivers wheel, get in spin wheel, get out remove chock from frt pax wheel, puts head down in shame, drove away, never to return. Only other time was FAA guy ...
by rigpiggy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Hangar in La Crete, Alberta
Replies: 2
Views: 625

Re: Hangar in La Crete, Alberta

A bunch of hangars there, cw can put you in touch with others if they have no space
by rigpiggy
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: PTR Issues with Flight School
Replies: 19
Views: 1079

Re: PTR Issues with Flight School

According to my TC contact. You own your PTR. Call tc and find out there inspector, i imagine a simple phone call/email will have it completed and in your hands.
by rigpiggy
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Some kind of emergency in Cyqu
Replies: 2
Views: 639

Some kind of emergency in Cyqu

Not sure if jazz or encore, anybody got the skinny?
by rigpiggy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Employment Forum
Topic: Metroliner
Replies: 41
Views: 6551

Re: Metroliner

The guy at air france could fly an autopilot. Don't be that guy
by rigpiggy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Proposal for Canada and Australia to share water bombers
Replies: 28
Views: 2941

Re: Proposal for Canada and Australia to share water bombers

Well maybe they should buy a squadron or 2 for the RAAF and dual role them as coastwatch and civilian fire support........oh right because the commercial concerns would bitch about lost business.
by rigpiggy
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Westjet CYHZ
Replies: 87
Views: 8689

Re: Westjet CYHZ

What's so concerning is the mindset that diversion, even under such bad conditions, isn't an option. I've heard many discussions about whether operators should upgrade to WAAS or Halifax should upgrade to 4 ILSes, and in the end, if operators don't want to do the costly upgrade then they have to be...

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