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Forum: Canada
29th Jun 2016, 04:11
Replies: 8
Views: 3,774
Posted By bigoil

DH ???? It hasn't been DH for 30 or 40 years, I...

DH ???? It hasn't been DH for 30 or 40 years, I agree about the motivation, did a tour of the factory, a few years back mind you and heard there was a bonus in place for employees who made it in to...
29th May 2016, 15:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,931
Posted By bigoil

I flew Lagos to London a few times and when...

I flew Lagos to London a few times and when exiting and walking up the isle it always looked like a bomb went off in the cabin. Probably not the reason UA quit the flight but the cleaners will be...
10th Apr 2016, 00:24
Replies: 19
Views: 7,429
Posted By bigoil

I worked in Lagos shortly after the national...

I worked in Lagos shortly after the national carrier disappeared and saw the remnants of the aircraft and spoke to people who had worked on the field for many years. One thing I remember them saying...
4th Apr 2016, 20:00
Replies: 10
Views: 4,643
Posted By bigoil

good post, my sarcasm didn't come across to the...

good post, my sarcasm didn't come across to the person.
3rd Apr 2016, 20:32
Replies: 10
Views: 4,643
Posted By bigoil

ok standby, I'll gather this info and get it...

ok standby, I'll gather this info and get it posted asap.
3rd Apr 2016, 19:03
Replies: 10
Views: 4,643
Posted By bigoil

Would you like the contact phone numbers as well...

Would you like the contact phone numbers as well ? Or would mailing addresses be sufficient? Give a few days as I have a to of research to do so you can get your answer.
Forum: Canada
26th Nov 2015, 14:22
Replies: 16
Views: 3,553
Posted By bigoil

More likely retiring in Canada but not flying....

More likely retiring in Canada but not flying. Their pension would go a LOT further in terms of purchasing an acrerage, getting a few horses etc. Convert the GBP to CAD and figures it out.
I saw 30...
Forum: Canada
25th Nov 2015, 21:02
Replies: 16
Views: 3,553
Posted By bigoil

Nope, can't say I've heard that Brit story before.

Nope, can't say I've heard that Brit story before.
5th Jun 2014, 15:54
Replies: 3
Views: 2,905
Posted By bigoil

Hassi Messaoud and the rest of the desert towns...

Hassi Messaoud and the rest of the desert towns have no avgas Maybe Algiers but don't count on it
Algeria is way more disorganized than most of Black Africa
4th Mar 2014, 15:31
Replies: 2
Views: 1,952
Posted By bigoil

I know several EASA B1 engineers that live in the...

I know several EASA B1 engineers that live in the Joburg area that would be open to a bit of contract work. let me know if you need them
Forum: Canada
23rd Feb 2014, 17:30
Replies: 3
Views: 1,899
Posted By bigoil

Not sure about the EASA compliance training...

Not sure about the EASA compliance training schools in Canada but like mentioned the Heli Assc could help you there.
Canda has the second largest oil reserves in the world. Look at the city of...
11th Dec 2013, 11:27
Replies: 9
Views: 3,622
Posted By bigoil

I know of a long time Libya guy who left 6 or 8...

I know of a long time Libya guy who left 6 or 8 month back and I don't think it's gotten better since. Did you read about the US schoolteacher shot dead in Benghazi?
You could call Medavis in Malta...
Forum: Canada
29th Oct 2013, 12:21
Replies: 16
Views: 7,402
Posted By bigoil

The question is WHY would you Want to fly for Air...

The question is WHY would you Want to fly for Air Canada. Moral in the gutter, pay being eroded, general public has a big hate on for the company, most believe its the govt who bales it out every few...
19th Oct 2013, 20:12
Replies: 35
Views: 18,722
Posted By bigoil

there is a yearly SB for eddy current inspection...

there is a yearly SB for eddy current inspection on the upper strut to wing attach fitting.
Forum: Canada
26th Aug 2013, 14:51
Replies: 20
Views: 12,362
Posted By bigoil

A while back on his Buffalo Air site he was...

A while back on his Buffalo Air site he was advertising to buy a SAA converted DC3 and he would do the import. So I'd say he is looking to upgrade the 3s to turbines but doesnt want to pay the Basler...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Aug 2013, 18:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By bigoil

SAAF heli with castering wheels

A guy told me that the South African Air Force has or had a French built helicopter with 4 castering wheels for deck landing on ships.

I know what to think of this but want to hear from some...
Forum: Canada
17th May 2013, 12:32
Replies: 2
Views: 2,106
Posted By bigoil

a commercial rotory licence, probably over...

a commercial rotory licence, probably over $50,000 and no one helps with the cost,
20th Apr 2013, 18:26
Replies: 5
Views: 2,908
Posted By bigoil

AMS contracts staff for the DHC-6 and B1900...

AMS contracts staff for the DHC-6 and B1900 fleet. Locals fly these but of course want to move up to the heavies and do so in preference over expats. For a expat to come in cold by sending in a CV...
22nd Dec 2012, 23:27
Replies: 7
Views: 3,037
Posted By bigoil

Thanks for the replies. Im thinking the last post...

Thanks for the replies. Im thinking the last post is most likely, can't see Solenta getting a company in N.Bay ON. to hire for them.
18th Dec 2012, 11:26
Replies: 7
Views: 3,037
Posted By bigoil

ERJ 145 in Mozambique

A Canadian company is looking for ERJ 145 Engineers for Mozambique for a 6 month contract. Does anyone have information on this job. Is it with a regular airline or something else in the works?
7th Nov 2012, 16:34
Replies: 13
Views: 4,367
Posted By bigoil

On the PT6 the compressor is (air coupled) to the...

On the PT6 the compressor is (air coupled) to the power turbine, hence the term free. You can turn the prop which spins the power turbine but the compressor doesn't turn. Or you can motor the engine...
29th Oct 2012, 15:23
Replies: 21
Views: 4,323
Posted By bigoil

Smaller than a Sunderland? Maybe a...

Smaller than a Sunderland?

Maybe a Grumman? Albatross, Malard, Goose, Widgeon. Unless the Mars is over for a visit.
29th Oct 2012, 15:16
Replies: 3
Views: 2,568
Posted By bigoil

In Hassie there is a bunch of Twin Otters and...

In Hassie there is a bunch of Twin Otters and Porters as well as a few 1900Ds, A PT6 powered fleet.

Apparently a new hangar will be moved into soon so you wont have to work outside in the heat...
29th Oct 2012, 14:46
Replies: 13
Views: 4,367
Posted By bigoil

Not a long explination at all The PT6 is a...

Not a long explination at all

The PT6 is a free turbine meaning the power turbine is not connected to the compressor,,, other turbines have a shaft between the power turbines and the compressor...
Forum: Canada
9th Oct 2012, 12:19
Replies: 6
Views: 3,212
Posted By bigoil

Try going to the AVCanada site and asking this...

Try going to the AVCanada site and asking this question. Beware, you need a thick skin when posting on there
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