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Forum: Canada
13th Aug 2019, 15:19
Replies: 40
Views: 14,914
Posted By er340790

Oh, God... a weaponized Biz-Jet! :eek: Don't...

Oh, God... a weaponized Biz-Jet! :eek:

Don't give Donald ideas!!! :ugh:
7th Aug 2019, 13:23
Replies: 56
Views: 60,923
Posted By er340790

i can certainly second that! Back in the 90s I...

i can certainly second that! Back in the 90s I was scheduled to work in remote areas of Indonesia, followed by India. Both in different malarial zones which both require meds to be taken x weeks...
7th Aug 2019, 13:06
7th Aug 2019, 12:54
Replies: 12
Views: 8,167
Posted By er340790

Total thread-drift here, but no - it was onward...

Total thread-drift here, but no - it was onward to LGW in those days... and I slept that whole leg!

(How fortunate that hi-tech video in 1989 was limited to the VHS-C! 😅 Or was it???)
7th Aug 2019, 12:32
Replies: 82
Views: 59,723
Posted By er340790

Itís kind of amusing to read that BA are...

Itís kind of amusing to read that BA are Ďswitching to Manual Systemsí.

81 flights cancelled is proof alone that THEY DONíT HAVE A MANUAL SYSTEM!!! 🙄
Forum: Canada
6th Aug 2019, 16:39
Replies: 40
Views: 14,914
Posted By er340790

Remind me. Exactly how many enemy aircraft did...

Remind me. Exactly how many enemy aircraft did the CF-18 fleet shoot down the last time Canada got invaded???

The real example to follow is New Zealand:

"Hang on, guys. Do we really need...
6th Aug 2019, 16:20
Replies: 32
Views: 24,706
Posted By er340790

It is quite likely that those owned A380s are...

It is quite likely that those owned A380s are only 35~40% depreciated, possibly less. Given that no other airlines will be lining up to purchase them, there is likely to be quite a hit from their...
6th Aug 2019, 16:01
Replies: 121
Views: 104,199
Posted By er340790

Remarkable. No-one has posted the VLC METAR...

Remarkable. No-one has posted the VLC METAR yet...

And not one passenger has been quoted as "considering legal action".

I suspect that both will be along shortly! :E
6th Aug 2019, 15:51
Replies: 12
Views: 8,167
Posted By er340790

Do I need to be worried that my girlfriend and I...

Do I need to be worried that my girlfriend and I joined the Mile High Club on a Cathay flight from Kai Tak to Bahrain in May '89????? :eek:
31st Jul 2019, 20:46
Replies: 232
Views: 186,794
Posted By er340790

You should consider writing a 'Self-Help Guide...

You should consider writing a 'Self-Help Guide for Pilots'. :O :} :ok:
31st Jul 2019, 20:41
Replies: 24
Views: 20,711
Posted By er340790

Curious. Would an initial positive breath-test...

Curious. Would an initial positive breath-test not be enough to charge the individual? Or is the policy to wait for the full blood-work result?
31st Jul 2019, 20:36
Replies: 10
Views: 10,538
Posted By er340790

Yup - that's not one that will buff-out... ...

Yup - that's not one that will buff-out...

Seen worse.
Replies: 15
Views: 10,038
Posted By er340790

..... 900 redundancies being reported today,...

..... 900 redundancies being reported today, though. Might affect things in the short to medium term.
Forum: Canada
31st Jul 2019, 16:09
Replies: 1
Views: 1,769
Posted By er340790

Various news agencies and airlines all seem to be...

Various news agencies and airlines all seem to be quoting different dates... as if those parties had any actual say in the matter.

The simple fact is: unless or until the FAA lifts the grounding...
Forum: Canada
30th Jul 2019, 17:38
Replies: 30
Views: 11,243
Posted By er340790

:D :D :D Wot he said! ASES

:D :D :D

Wot he said!

ASES
30th Jul 2019, 17:24
Replies: 19
Views: 8,600
Posted By er340790

You're not kidding!!! There's a reason all those...

You're not kidding!!! There's a reason all those OAP / seniors manage to board the plane / bus first!!!
5th Jul 2019, 16:45
Replies: 65
Views: 64,791
Posted By er340790

If you all buy me a drink sometime, I MIGHT tell...

If you all buy me a drink sometime, I MIGHT tell you what I saw a Gulf Air crew getting up to in a Hong Kong hotel back in 1989! :oh: :oh: :oh:
5th Jul 2019, 16:32
Replies: 28
Views: 17,221
Posted By er340790

Shouting would use up the available oxygen...

Shouting would use up the available oxygen quicker, thereby extinguishing the fire! :8 :} :ok:
Forum: Canada
2nd Jul 2019, 22:33
Replies: 35
Views: 15,360
Posted By er340790

Well, in any first-world economy, no single...

Well, in any first-world economy, no single company would be allowed to control over 60% of a given market (YYZ-Europe routes).

BUT, this being Canada, and in particular one small part of Canada,...
2nd Jul 2019, 21:48
Replies: 17
Views: 13,056
Posted By er340790

Pretty sure that pilot, Prefkar, was the guy who...

Pretty sure that pilot, Prefkar, was the guy who featured in Ice Pilots with Buffalo Airways 4 or 5 years ago. I forget, but I don't think things worked out with Buffalo Joe...

Still, any landing...
24th Jun 2019, 14:12
Replies: 20
Views: 10,364
Posted By er340790

Iíve been Rouged! 😤

Having had the appalling misfortune to have to fly Air Canada Rouge (A319) last week, I just hope a DVT class action lawsuit sues these loco nightmares into the oblivion where they belong...

The...
21st Jun 2019, 01:53
Replies: 28
Views: 14,105
Posted By er340790

All it will then need is the associated...

All it will then need is the associated metal-bashing and dodgy engineering to be ushered in under an existing Type Certificate to get late-1970s vintage hardware into the 21st century...

I wonder...
Forum: Canada
18th May 2019, 14:16
Replies: 35
Views: 15,360
Posted By er340790

Hmmmmm.... one wonders if all that potential...

Hmmmmm.... one wonders if all that potential extra capacity might be related to the time AC expects the 737 Max issue to linger on....

Either way, bang goes another swathe of competition on the...
19th Apr 2019, 02:15
Replies: 46
Views: 44,418
Posted By er340790

Sorry - and I may be alone here - but for anyone...

Sorry - and I may be alone here - but for anyone who first travelled long-haul in the 70s and 80s when long haul meant 747s, DC-10s and L1011s, the idea of an XLR A321 feels like yet another...
24th Mar 2019, 23:24
Replies: 29
Views: 19,959
Posted By er340790

Well, in my jaundiced view, I would almost put...

Well, in my jaundiced view, I would almost put money on the 'Max' name being quietly dropped in the months ahead and some such nomenclature as the 737-8000 / 9000 etc etc etc appearing in its stead....
2nd Mar 2019, 01:55
Replies: 438
Views: 310,143
Posted By er340790

Great! I've just prepped my pontoon boat on the...

Great! I've just prepped my pontoon boat on the central FL Lakes to go out at 02:30 Sat. Skies should be clear, so hoping for a nice reflection in the water.

Fingers crossed for an on-time launch!...
28th Feb 2019, 21:53
Replies: 76
Views: 57,798
Posted By er340790

AFTERNOON!!! :rolleyes:

AFTERNOON!!! :rolleyes:
Forum: Canada
13th Feb 2019, 23:54
Replies: 10
Views: 5,535
Posted By er340790

Hmmmm.... according to FlightView, the 'Air...

Hmmmm.... according to FlightView, the 'Air Canada' 763 that my wife is currently flying on to Florida is operated by Air Georgian.

Can anyone clarify???
Forum: Canada
31st Jan 2019, 21:09
Replies: 6
Views: 2,366
Posted By er340790

The National Bush Plane Museum in Sudbury may...

The National Bush Plane Museum in Sudbury may have some useful contacts.

(Ice flying is GREAT fun! First time I tried it, we touched down on a large lake where the weight of the ice had forced...
28th Jan 2019, 13:48
Replies: 19
Views: 10,760
Posted By er340790

Really????

Really????
22nd Jan 2019, 21:56
Replies: 2,421
Views: 2,809,301
Posted By er340790

Aside from the human tragedy, I'd be interested...

Aside from the human tragedy, I'd be interested in knowing whether Cardiff FC had organized life insurance on their £15m asset.

Even so, many life policies specifically exclude deaths in...
21st Jan 2019, 09:17
Replies: 76
Views: 69,445
Posted By er340790

Still waiting to hear how a mid-life tart-up is...

Still waiting to hear how a mid-life tart-up is going to "change flying forever".... exactly.
20th Jan 2019, 01:37
Replies: 76
Views: 69,445
Posted By er340790

Hmmmmm... so a stretched, re-engined update of a...

Hmmmmm... so a stretched, re-engined update of a 23 year old plane is going to "change flying forever".

You know, I'm willing to bet that it doesn't. :rolleyes:
Forum: Canada
15th Jan 2019, 21:24
Replies: 7
Views: 2,657
Posted By er340790

WestJet has truly lost the plot. It's latest...

WestJet has truly lost the plot. It's latest 'Sales Special' had fare from Thunder Bay to Orlando which goes via Toronto and SASKATOON.

For UK folks that would be like flying from Manchester to...
15th Jan 2019, 21:12
Replies: 29
Views: 15,951
Posted By er340790

Don't they have Polish taxi drivers in Malta??? :E

Don't they have Polish taxi drivers in Malta??? :E
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