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Forum: Questions
10th May 2022, 23:39
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By +TSRA

To be fair, when did aircraft livery ever come up...

To be fair, when did aircraft livery ever come up during license or type training? Registration/tail number, yes, but not livery.



Nope. There is no requirement that an airline has its aircraft...
Forum: Canada
9th May 2022, 15:31
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By +TSRA

The closest regional Transport Canada office to...

The closest regional Transport Canada office to your location can help with license conversions. The MPL is relatively new in Canada (2014 I think), and looking at the regs...
Forum: Canada
16th Feb 2022, 19:57
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By +TSRA

They are:...

They are: https://www.flyswoop.com/apply-for-jobs/

But, with the single pilot list with Encore, Swoop, and WestJet, plan to be at Swoop for quite some time as Encore pilots flow to Swoop, stay 2...
Forum: Canada
13th Jan 2022, 15:19
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By +TSRA

That would be them! Depending on when you're...

That would be them!

Depending on when you're coming to Canada, I'd maybe call a few times. Once right now to get it out of the way, and once again just before you come. That way if the rules have...
Forum: Canada
12th Jan 2022, 17:17
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By +TSRA

Your best bet is to contact TCCA Civil Aviation...

Your best bet is to contact TCCA Civil Aviation Medicine (CAM) directly as only they can answer your questions.

If they did change the rules, it is likely that any pilots affected would be handled...
Forum: Questions
9th Dec 2021, 16:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By +TSRA

The funny thing is, the math doesn't change and...

The funny thing is, the math doesn't change and the airplane doesn't care. Cosine of the wind angle x wind speed works every time, no adaptation necessary. The only difference is that in something...
Forum: Canada
9th Dec 2021, 16:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By +TSRA

Try asking here - much more traffic regarding...

Try asking here - much more traffic regarding Flair: AvCanada - Flair (http://www.avcanada.ca/forums2/viewforum.php?f=148)

My information is limited to a few people that I don't know all that...
Forum: Canada
8th Dec 2021, 23:19
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By +TSRA

Given the choice, I'd go with the one that...

Given the choice, I'd go with the one that provided a better quality of life. For me, that would be Flair. For you, it may be Porter.

Both are solid companies with positives and negatives, but for...
Forum: Canada
8th Dec 2021, 19:22
Replies: 9
Views: 2,087
Posted By +TSRA

Let us know if you do and if you get a GS date.

Let us know if you do and if you get a GS date.
7th Dec 2021, 16:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By +TSRA

The short answer is yes, airlines do employ...

The short answer is yes, airlines do employ people to look at that type of data. Every airline is different of course, but mine works that all out from the raw data supplied directly from the...
Forum: Questions
2nd Dec 2021, 20:18
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By +TSRA

ERAU in the US, but depending on what currency...

ERAU in the US, but depending on what currency you're converting from, it can either be a very cheap or very expensive option.
Forum: Canada
2nd Dec 2021, 20:12
Replies: 9
Views: 2,087
Posted By +TSRA

That's a pretty good and realistic guess. ...

That's a pretty good and realistic guess.

Current pool candidates are likely to begin in March and April. From there it will depend on how long their training takes, so non-pooled pilots could...
Forum: Questions
24th Nov 2021, 19:07
Replies: 9
Views: 2,941
Posted By +TSRA

Descending into Boston on my first commercial...

Descending into Boston on my first commercial flight into the United States I opted to follow the guidelines shown in the FAA AIM. Having received a "descend when ready clearance" I made the...
Forum: Canada
22nd Nov 2021, 21:20
Replies: 3
Views: 1,178
Posted By +TSRA

I worked for Summit for about six months after...

I worked for Summit for about six months after they merged with Arctic Sunwest (ASC) in 2013. I was happy where I was but was unhappy with the direction the merger was going. I've since come to learn...
17th Nov 2021, 02:04
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By +TSRA

Did the airline say this? I don't work for SAS,...

Did the airline say this? I don't work for SAS, but my current airline and the previous one flies seasonal flights that once fully booked, that's it. We don't put on more flights just because the...
17th Nov 2021, 01:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,083
Posted By +TSRA

It would help to know how your check airman would...

It would help to know how your check airman would teach it to you. Height and altitude are not interchangeable words, despite their similarities. It's the same thing as weight and mass. They're two...
Forum: Canada
17th Nov 2021, 01:28
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By +TSRA

and as far as I know the only airlines that fly...

and as far as I know the only airlines that fly the A320 are Air Canada and Air Transat, neither of which I think flies the A320F (although it should be the same type rating. But, that doesn't matter...
Forum: Canada
14th Nov 2021, 17:53
Replies: 9
Views: 2,087
Posted By +TSRA

That'll entirely depend on the market. But I...

That'll entirely depend on the market. But I would say pretty slim in the short term. That's because the company still has a number of recalls to train as well as the pilots in the existing pool, so...
Forum: Questions
12th Nov 2021, 15:00
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By +TSRA

Affordable is in the eye of the beholder, but...

Affordable is in the eye of the beholder, but there are Q400 simulators at Flight Safety International in Toronto and Seattle, and CAE Montreal and Toronto, they'd be your best bet to start with. I...
Forum: Canada
12th Nov 2021, 14:48
Replies: 9
Views: 2,087
Posted By +TSRA

This is the first time that Encore has lowered...

This is the first time that Encore has lowered its hiring requirements to 250 hours. Previously it was 1,500 and then 1,000. In each case, pilots with 1,500 hours and 1,000 hours were hired. There is...
Forum: Canada
1st Nov 2021, 17:34
Replies: 13
Views: 3,567
Posted By +TSRA

Not speaking in an official capacity as I don't...

Not speaking in an official capacity as I don't work for Transport Canada, but they are just a little busy dealing with all the recall paperwork from pilots at all the airlines. I am a check pilot...
Forum: Questions
18th Jul 2021, 14:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By +TSRA

A bit late to the party here, but an arrest and...

A bit late to the party here, but an arrest and conviction are two very different things. I’ve known a few pilots in my time who have actual convictions (theft, DUI, etc.) and they’re still employed...
Forum: Questions
18th Jul 2021, 14:44
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By +TSRA

I can only speak for Canada, but Transport Canada...

I can only speak for Canada, but Transport Canada allows NEF’s to be put into the MEL for the exact reason outlined in the first post. The situation had presented itself too many times in remote...
Forum: Canada
30th May 2021, 16:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By +TSRA

Oh man, did you ever send me down a rabbit hole...

Oh man, did you ever send me down a rabbit hole this morning! You are not wrong, such a report did (and does) exit. But because it's not strictly an aviation report, it's not in the CARS. Heck,...
Forum: Questions
12th Apr 2021, 20:54
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By +TSRA

1. Mental calculation between current and next...

1. Mental calculation between current and next charted altitude using a 3-degree slope with corrections for wind against the FMS calculated crossing altitudes. Works like a charm.

2. No other...
Forum: Questions
9th Mar 2021, 22:10
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By +TSRA

You could also patch through VHF with a DTMF...

You could also patch through VHF with a DTMF microphone which up until a few months ago, that's how the airline I work for contacted MedLink. However, it takes the one pilot completely out of the...
Forum: Canada
3rd Mar 2021, 18:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By +TSRA

Well, yes and no. The categories may be based on...

Well, yes and no. The categories may be based on speed, but then speed is based on aircraft performance, itself a function of aircraft weight and configuration.

I'll use the Q400 as an example...
Replies: 231
Views: 197,093
Posted By +TSRA

I would second nearly everything that has been...

I would second nearly everything that has been said above, and add that part of being a professional pilot beyond the technical aspect is knowing how to deal with one's limitations.

So you got a...
Forum: Questions
27th Jan 2021, 05:36
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By +TSRA

Actually, now that I think about it, this is the...

Actually, now that I think about it, this is the reason. Nothing more, nothing less. hahaha
Forum: Questions
26th Jan 2021, 22:07
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By +TSRA

As Intruder says, the short answer is yes. ...

As Intruder says, the short answer is yes.

The long answer is, it depends. Most air operators will prohibit their employees from working for a competing company and would require their pilots to...
Forum: Canada
25th Jan 2021, 15:44
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By +TSRA

Abysmal. Most air operators in Canada have...

Abysmal. Most air operators in Canada have either temporarily or permanently laid off pilots, and most of those pilots have filled what little jobs are coming up. Those who have not found gainful...
Forum: Questions
16th Jan 2021, 05:00
Replies: 6
Views: 2,739
Posted By +TSRA

I've worked for three different Dash-8 operators...

I've worked for three different Dash-8 operators over 10 years. Only one of those routinely left the flaps down during a quick turn and that was only because the gentleman who wrote our SOPs had...
Forum: Canada
14th Jan 2021, 20:34
Replies: 6
Views: 2,486
Posted By +TSRA

Harv's Air is one of the top-rated flight schools...

Harv's Air is one of the top-rated flight schools in Canada and routinely features near or at the top of the list when current and former students are asked about them. I didn't do my training at...
Forum: Questions
4th Jan 2021, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 2,240
Posted By +TSRA

Commercials of any length, especially those that...

Commercials of any length, especially those that employ celebrities or the like, are expensive. You're not talking a couple of people with a GoPro, but the hiring of a full-on professional...
Forum: Canada
4th Jan 2021, 16:36
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By +TSRA

You'll likely get a quicker answer by asking...

You'll likely get a quicker answer by asking here: AvCanada Health & Fitness (http://www.avcanada.ca/forums2/viewforum.php?f=112&sid=488e60b5eac6a954365898e662a51c4b)

There is far more foot...
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