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Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jan 2019, 17:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,497
Posted By newfieboy

The Bird box challenge

While sitting in a hotel room bored on Xmas day, waiting on the weather to improve so we could fly, one of the South African guys on our crew suggested I watch the new Netflix blockbuster Bird box....
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2018, 18:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By newfieboy

About 6 years ago heading up the High Arctic to...

About 6 years ago heading up the High Arctic to Alert by helicopter,my engineer and I saw exactly the same thing between Grise Fjord and Eureka.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2018, 00:31
Replies: 167
Views: 111,530
Posted By newfieboy

Yeah. Me��*♂️ We’re busy......

Yeah.
Me��*♂️ We’re busy......
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2018, 00:39
Replies: 38
Views: 2,784
Posted By newfieboy

Hereís a link to CIFFC in Canada. ...

Hereís a link to CIFFC in Canada.

http://www.ciffc.ca/firewire/current.php

Currently 4 Provinces at level 3, the rest at level 2. Wait till it gets to levels 4&5! Not including BC or contract...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2018, 02:42
Replies: 465
Views: 88,141
Posted By newfieboy

Sofatachos From a Brit with 18,000+hrs working...

Sofatachos
From a Brit with 18,000+hrs working Utility in Canada,.
Too be honest you chances are as said, pretty slim. The industry is on an upturn here for sure. Iíve been racking up flight pay...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Mar 2018, 16:31
Replies: 102
Views: 20,829
Posted By newfieboy

Crab Quote: Originally Posted by...

Crab

Quote:
Originally Posted by [email protected]
A rotors turning helicopter is a flying helicopter.

Iíll put you in touch with our Ops Manager and Transport Canada. You boys can/will spend...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2018, 03:02
Replies: 770
Views: 450,842
Posted By newfieboy

Twinstar I heard a flight of two 505ís on...

Twinstar

I heard a flight of two 505ís on 126.7 going into Chapleau for fuel early this last week while I was heading up North. Think they were heading to Mirabel from Baker Lake.Cold weather...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Dec 2017, 02:16
Replies: 23
Views: 2,673
Posted By newfieboy

I just worked Xmas. Try pulling winter covers off...

I just worked Xmas. Try pulling winter covers off your helicopter at -42c with a windchill of -55 on Xmas day at first light to get crews out. Oh and shovel the blowing snow off the pad so as not to...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Dec 2017, 23:47
Replies: 12
Views: 5,705
Posted By newfieboy

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/a...

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/aviation/2017/a17o0264/a17o0264.asp

Sounds like a tool bag departed aircraft and went through the tail. Two linemen not strapped in with seatbelts....
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2017, 20:30
Replies: 12
Views: 5,705
Posted By newfieboy

Very sad. RIP to the crew and condolences to the...

Very sad. RIP to the crew and condolences to the families involved.
Have done some work as a contractor for Hydro One in the past. Great bunch of people to work with, made me feel very welcome while...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2017, 17:55
Replies: 17,286
Views: 2,063,187
Posted By newfieboy

Quote Chuks Then there's the way that Trump...

Quote Chuks

Then there's the way that Trump wants to see better parades, ones stocked with more military equipment. (Couldn't we just tell him "Here comes the Air Force, Donald, towing a squadron...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2017, 23:23
Replies: 147
Views: 14,474
Posted By newfieboy

Err...TC No there is no link to God, being a...

Err...TC
No there is no link to God, being a competent safe longline pilot. Just thousands of hours doing it for real.
My question was pretty simple, here I'll rephrase it. How much experience you...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Nov 2017, 23:53
Replies: 147
Views: 14,474
Posted By newfieboy

TC, We hear where you coming from Mate. Your...

TC,
We hear where you coming from Mate. Your experience seems to be Mil/Police/Medevac etc. We get that.
One simple question how much time you got in the mountains, and I don't mean the Beacons, at...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Nov 2017, 22:23
Replies: 29
Views: 4,794
Posted By newfieboy

Iím not so sure the Martin Shaw story is very...

Iím not so sure the Martin Shaw story is very plausible. He backed his co star Llewis Collins role as a TA Para for a number of years.
He also just played the role of Headshed with the Met in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2017, 21:47
Replies: 4
Views: 2,366
Posted By newfieboy

Newfoundlanders Air rage at Pearson Int.

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/newfoundland-songs-kitchen-party-toronto-pearson-airport-1.4411678

I was lucky enough to be sitting around the corner to see this. And on...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2017, 00:43
Replies: 26
Views: 4,214
Posted By newfieboy

Jeez Charlie Rose of CBS veteran news anchor...

Jeez
Charlie Rose of CBS veteran news anchor fame now!! We should start a daily sweepstake on who next!!!!

http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/charlie-rose-allegations-suspended-1.4411171
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Nov 2017, 22:49
Replies: 147
Views: 14,474
Posted By newfieboy

Thomas Coupling, I have worked along side...

Thomas Coupling,
I have worked along side Jacque , believe me he knows what he speaks of. Probably the most impressive experienced 214ST pilot on a longline in the World. Amongst thousands of hours...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2017, 00:58
Replies: 37
Views: 3,075
Posted By newfieboy

Sold my Hillman Imp and brought a Ď72 Mark 1...

Sold my Hillman Imp and brought a Ď72 Mark 1 Escort around Ď77. Even added Go faster stripes to it.....:ok: Traded it in for a Mini Cooper with boy racer big tyres. Now there was a rocket ship!! My...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2017, 18:09
Replies: 15
Views: 3,669
Posted By newfieboy

Copy just downloaded to my Kindle app. Should...

Copy just downloaded to my Kindle app. Should make for some good evening reading while counting the days till crew change.
Love the cover pic of the 3x61's flying through the Narrows in St John's....
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Sep 2017, 21:27
Replies: 37
Views: 2,911
Posted By newfieboy

Try flying helicopters in remote camps in the...

Try flying helicopters in remote camps in the Boreal forest or Arctic in Canada in the summer. Every flying, stinging, bity insect known!!!
Fly swatters, yeah right. Oh how the Horse flys love hot...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2017, 03:43
Replies: 282
Views: 53,961
Posted By newfieboy

Awesome, I'm flying an AS350 at the moment on...

Awesome,
I'm flying an AS350 at the moment on forestry spray. Can really relate on what's going on. We're going max gross off the deck sometimes every ten minutes. Like tonight's session wind is...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Aug 2017, 00:39
Replies: 5,450
Views: 2,919,582
Posted By newfieboy

Sir K Yep you got that right. Luckily I got an...

Sir K
Yep you got that right. Luckily I got an Aerospat/Eurocopter/Airbus or whatever they call themselves now strapped to my back at the mo. Over 10k hrs in various Bells, I'm feeling it:{
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2017, 22:40
Replies: 5,668
Views: 4,039,973
Posted By newfieboy

Aerial spray, N.Ontario

https://i.imgur.com/IUQM5ZL.png

https://i.imgur.com/Gxgw1qI.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Xmx3eDb.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2017, 22:10
Replies: 5,668
Views: 4,039,973
Posted By newfieboy

Aerial Spray, Northern Ontario forestry ...

Aerial Spray, Northern Ontario forestry

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4442/36763778455_67c0fcf42c.jpg

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4356/36717586025_caea8516fa.jpg
...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2017, 19:53
Replies: 19
Views: 4,729
Posted By newfieboy

Sitting in our air conditioned trailer in...

Sitting in our air conditioned trailer in N.Ontario, waiting on 30 gusting 50 klick winds to die down so I can crack on spraying for forestry with AS350
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