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18th Mar 2020, 23:51
Replies: 405
Views: 369,616
Posted By BeechNut

Most of those people don't die in an ICU. It...

Most of those people don't die in an ICU.

It will be a big deal for you if you have a heart attack or are critically injured in a car crash, and there are no ICU beds to accommodate you. I live...
16th Dec 2019, 12:49
Replies: 88
Views: 35,491
Posted By BeechNut

No worse than with a petrol engine, I would...

No worse than with a petrol engine, I would imagine. My old Beech C23 glided like an anvil. I doubt a Beaver would be much worse! The longest flight is around 50 n.m. most of it over protected...
14th Jun 2019, 04:20
Replies: 17
Views: 9,269
Posted By BeechNut

Bombardier sold that off ages ago. It is now...

Bombardier sold that off ages ago. It is now known as BRP.
17th Nov 2018, 20:32
Replies: 20
Views: 11,363
Posted By BeechNut

Indeed. I owned a Beech Sundowner for many years...

Indeed. I owned a Beech Sundowner for many years and if I needed a repair and it came out to under $1000 I'd go out and buy a lottery ticket, If figured I was lucky!

Maybe $360 is the price of a...
Forum: Canada
24th Apr 2018, 13:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By BeechNut

Missed that one! I just sold my Beech Sundowner...

Missed that one! I just sold my Beech Sundowner last year... do you happen to have a link to a pic? Mine was distinctive, painted in the colours of the flying school in Chicoutimi (CFTA).
Forum: Canada
23rd Apr 2018, 22:13
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By BeechNut

Pics show a Cessna. From reg data, a C182P

Pics show a Cessna. From reg data, a C182P
22nd Mar 2017, 01:14
Replies: 392
Views: 192,556
Posted By BeechNut

Canada too has a liquid ban.

Canada too has a liquid ban.
Forum: Canada
20th Feb 2016, 01:51
Replies: 292
Views: 69,265
Posted By BeechNut

@ Willie: CRJ was a derivative of the...

@ Willie:



CRJ was a derivative of the Challenger though, much cheaper and less risky to develop. The C-Series is BBD's first clean-sheet design. The C has almost killed the company as the...
Forum: Canada
26th Jan 2016, 00:22
Replies: 2
Views: 2,041
Posted By BeechNut

I've been submitting mine electronically for the...

I've been submitting mine electronically for the last couple of years without a hitch. I just did mine this month (alas, to declare my plane "in storage" save a few pennies).

It's not the most...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Dec 2015, 01:18
Replies: 181
Views: 25,097
Posted By BeechNut

You guys should google "Champlain Bridge...

You guys should google "Champlain Bridge Montreal" to see what we have to put up with... same sort of nonsense, bridge from the early '60s, didn't anticipate traffic growth and effects of corrosion...
Forum: Canada
16th Sep 2015, 23:00
Replies: 22
Views: 7,787
Posted By BeechNut

I seem to recall that the 787s engines are...

I seem to recall that the 787s engines are no-bleed...
22nd Apr 2015, 01:04
Replies: 473
Views: 431,223
Posted By BeechNut

This is exactly my experience with insuring my...

This is exactly my experience with insuring my own aircraft (a 1979 Beech Sundowner 180). Although the market for GA aircraft has tanked in my part of the world and the Agreed Value has declined. ...
27th Mar 2015, 19:30
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,972,336
Posted By BeechNut

In Canada at least, there are reportable...

In Canada at least, there are reportable conditions that a GP must report to Transport Canada. I am also obliged to self-declare GP visits on my medical when I visit my AME.

The problem is that...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Nov 2014, 02:58
Replies: 77
Views: 5,749
Posted By BeechNut

Mixing petrol in the diesel fuel on modern...

Mixing petrol in the diesel fuel on modern common-rail diesels is a recipe for disaster. The high-pressure fuel pump pressurizes the fuel rail to somewhere like 20k psi. The pump itself is...
Forum: Canada
23rd Nov 2014, 22:09
Replies: 21
Views: 7,665
Posted By BeechNut

Many years ago (about 32 to be exact), with a...

Many years ago (about 32 to be exact), with a freshly-minted night rating and well south of a hundred hours total flying experience, I was visiting my girlfriend in Kingston, Ontario, with my trusty...
17th May 2014, 18:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,809
Posted By BeechNut

I passed my PPL back in 1981, and accumulated...

I passed my PPL back in 1981, and accumulated about 170 hours total time before getting married, buying a house and raising kids got in the way.

In 1999 I resumed flying after about 15 years of...
7th May 2014, 14:22
Replies: 15
Views: 3,716
Posted By BeechNut

I'm nearly the same age as you (turn 56 in June)....

I'm nearly the same age as you (turn 56 in June).

I guess to shorten my earlier point: if one's goal is to simply pass the next medical without taking heed of the warning that the glucose level is...
6th May 2014, 13:29
Replies: 16
Views: 21,419
Posted By BeechNut

Ask for a full set of blood tests, especially...

Ask for a full set of blood tests, especially ferritin, and iron levels.

It could be hereditary hemochoromatosis (iron overolad). The iron deposits land in the liver and cause enzymes to shoot...
6th May 2014, 13:20
Replies: 15
Views: 3,716
Posted By BeechNut

Diabetes is an insidious and dangerous disease. ...

Diabetes is an insidious and dangerous disease. If your glucose level is near the max allowable, it may be just a matter of time before you cross that line. The impact of untreated diabetes is not...
1st Apr 2014, 00:30
Replies: 44
Views: 11,501
Posted By BeechNut

I own a 1979 aerobatic Beech Sundowner (180 hp). ...

I own a 1979 aerobatic Beech Sundowner (180 hp).

Loops, rolls, split-S, Immelmann, spins, basic stuff. No inverted oil system so no sustained inverted flight. Fairly quick on the ailerons;...
12th Dec 2013, 21:54
Replies: 137
Views: 40,582
Posted By BeechNut

I had a Beech Skipper for a while and it too had...

I had a Beech Skipper for a while and it too had time-limited wings, I think 12k hours if my memory's not too far off. It was a contemporary and competitor to the Tomahawk. I'm glad my current...
16th Jan 2012, 15:34
Replies: 1
Views: 2,426
Posted By BeechNut

Early repolarization on ECG

Hi all, PPL here, class 3 medical (Canada). Anybody have experience with early repolarization discovered on ECG? From what I can gather it is a "normal variation" but some researchers think it can...
24th Aug 2011, 23:15
Replies: 201
Views: 121,643
Posted By BeechNut

aterpster There is a temporary class D and...

aterpster

There is a temporary class D and temporary tower set up due to the military exercises going on in the area at the time. NOTAM below:
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2010, 15:21
Replies: 243
Views: 23,207
Posted By BeechNut

This, with 4 winter tires, manual transmission...

This, with 4 winter tires, manual transmission (rare over here on this class of car), and electronic stability control, has never caused me grief in 85,000 miles of driving, about 1/3 of it in...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2010, 00:44
Replies: 31
Views: 14,881
Posted By BeechNut

Gingernut: All pilots can land. The...

Gingernut:



All pilots can land. The good ones though, get to walk away from the landing. And get to use the airplane again, without a trip to the boys in the hangar to unbend her. The...
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