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13th Nov 2021, 20:16
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Posted By evansb

Re India Four Two's SAREX of C-FANE Ambrosini...

Re India Four Two's SAREX of C-FANE Ambrosini S.1001 Griffin; Is the time of departure at Olds/Didsbury of 0800 UTC correct? Departing Drumheller at 0900 UTC for a touch and go at Beiseker ?

0800...
16th Jul 2021, 21:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,782
Posted By evansb

Federal government bureaucratic decisions are not...

Federal government bureaucratic decisions are not based on logic nor financial propriety. Never have been, never will be. It has always been thus. Sad. Just sad. Amazon.com wastes even more on a...
13th Jul 2021, 20:36
Replies: 35
Views: 6,899
Posted By evansb

Only three of the 200 nation states (countries)...

Only three of the 200 nation states (countries) extant in 1942 had an effective aircraft carrier. What a coincidence that two of the three nations that had aircraft carriers would go to war with what...
11th Jul 2021, 15:02
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Views: 354,468
Posted By evansb

Automobile to the left of the 1964 VW Beetle is a...

Automobile to the left of the 1964 VW Beetle is a 1948 Mercury Town Sedan Deluxe 4-door, complete with suicide doors. Powered by a Ford flat-head V-8 engine. The roof-top baggage rack may indicate...
23rd Jun 2021, 20:02
Replies: 19
Views: 4,268
Posted By evansb

Interesting that the windows and nose of a...

Interesting that the windows and nose of a Consolidated C-87 could resemble a Latecoere 631 when viewed through the murky depths of a lake.

FYI The wreck that diver Mark Sarazen found in Lac Simon...
22nd Jun 2021, 19:02
Replies: 19
Views: 4,268
Posted By evansb

If the wreck does exist, it is most probably an...

If the wreck does exist, it is most probably an RCAF PBY Canso. Between 1935 and 1946, a total of 3,431 PBYs of all types, were built in North America; 730 of them in Canada. Over 300 of the type...
14th Jun 2021, 00:44
Replies: 8,968
Views: 1,337,953
Posted By evansb

Did any country actually close their borders?..or...

Did any country actually close their borders?..or were they open with restrictions ?..
12th Jun 2021, 19:26
Replies: 113
Views: 22,395
Posted By evansb

Perception is everything!. The Piaggio is not...

Perception is everything!. The Piaggio is not particularly loud, but the sound may be irritating. You may find your neighbour's lawnmower "loud" but it may not be loud on the decibel scale. Frequency...
12th Jun 2021, 19:02
Replies: 113
Views: 22,395
Posted By evansb

Correct. Flying instruction is "Commercial...

Correct. Flying instruction is "Commercial Aviation". Once the pupil pilot is licensed and fly's by him/her/itself, it is categorised as GA or "Private Aviation" Funny that. Not that any authority is...
11th Jun 2021, 19:41
Replies: 113
Views: 22,395
Posted By evansb

Broad category. General aviation (GA) represents...

Broad category. General aviation (GA) represents all civilian "aircraft operation other than a commercial aircraft operation or an aerial work operation". Private jets, like John Travolta's Boeing...
11th Jun 2021, 19:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,310
Posted By evansb

Keep in mind "North America" includes Mexico, and...

Keep in mind "North America" includes Mexico, and formally, Central America and the Caribbean. Some models even include Greenland and Bermuda.
24th Apr 2021, 22:37
Replies: 19
Views: 3,583
Posted By evansb

In 1987, I flew on a Cubana IL-18 domestic...

In 1987, I flew on a Cubana IL-18 domestic flight. I found the aircraft cabin to be quite comfortable.
26th Jan 2021, 15:20
Replies: 15
Views: 2,145
Posted By evansb

rolling20 indicated the DC-6 fire was caused by...

rolling20 indicated the DC-6 fire was caused by a faulty cabin heater.


A series of in-flight fires (including the fatal crash of United Airlines flight 608) grounded the DC-6 fleet in 1947. The...
7th Jan 2021, 20:20
Replies: 2,751
Views: 354,468
Posted By evansb

Thank you. The aircraft in the initial photo is...

Thank you. The aircraft in the initial photo is indeed an FMA Ae.C.1. I would paste a URL to airwar ru to confirm, but because of my lowly status I am prohibited from pasting URLs, as well as being...
6th Jan 2021, 19:10
Replies: 2,751
Views: 354,468
Posted By evansb

The Argentinian FMA Ae. C.1 ? The engine...

The Argentinian FMA Ae. C.1 ?

The engine doesn't look like a Wright radial, more like an Armstrong-Siddeley radial.
Forum: Canada
4th Jan 2021, 23:44
Replies: 5
Views: 2,451
Posted By evansb

Indeed. By late 2021 or early 2022 I forecast a...

Indeed. By late 2021 or early 2022 I forecast a resurgence of hiring a thousand (1,000) furloughed and laid-off Canadian pilots, but I do NOT foresee a surge of hiring new pilots. Stay in India,...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2021, 23:23
Replies: 24
Views: 2,373
Posted By evansb

U.S. baseball players spit an average of 4 to 6...

U.S. baseball players spit an average of 4 to 6 times a minute when they have the bat or ball. Totally necessary. It is a grossly unhygienic and a neurotic display of male machismo. Nothing more,...
9th Dec 2020, 04:31
Replies: 78
Views: 19,795
Posted By evansb

Seaplane? Take the Australian ultra-high speed...

Seaplane? Take the Australian ultra-high speed train. Enjoy a snack of low-tide Thai sushi, and a plastic flute of luke-warm Yellow Tail wine !
20th Nov 2020, 21:20
Replies: 2,751
Views: 354,468
Posted By evansb

Not yet, but darn near.. regretfully OPEN HOUSE.

Not yet, but darn near.. regretfully OPEN HOUSE.
20th Nov 2020, 01:13
Replies: 2,751
Views: 354,468
Posted By evansb

Looks similar to the U.S. built and designed...

Looks similar to the U.S. built and designed General Aviation GA-43.
16th Nov 2020, 20:27
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Views: 354,468
Posted By evansb

I am prohibited from posting photos until I have...

I am prohibited from posting photos until I have 5 posts. OPEN HOUSE.
16th Nov 2020, 18:19
Replies: 2,751
Views: 354,468
Posted By evansb

Shelton Crusader.

Shelton Crusader.
7th Aug 2020, 22:40
Replies: 17
Views: 3,140
Posted By evansb

The unpressurised Lancaster could have been...

The unpressurised Lancaster could have been intercepted and prone to ack-ack. The Lincoln would have been a better choice, but the B-29 was pressurised and faster so it didn't attract interceptors....
14th Jul 2020, 23:29
Replies: 2,599
Views: 363,745
Posted By evansb

No worries about missing the post. It is delayed...

No worries about missing the post. It is delayed by the mods due to my junior status for analysis before posting. Also, due to my junior status, I am not permitted to post photos until I have a...
13th Jul 2020, 23:27
Replies: 2,599
Views: 363,745
Posted By evansb

Piaggio P.136 Royal Gull ?

Piaggio P.136 Royal Gull ?
11th Jul 2020, 00:47
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Views: 363,745
Posted By evansb

Aero Commander L 3805 ?

Aero Commander L 3805 ?
2nd Jun 2020, 02:25
Replies: 84
Views: 17,807
Posted By evansb

Yes, the aircraft performed as required and were...

Yes, the aircraft performed as required and were obsolescent whilst being produced., yet intelligence gathered before their production was indeed forwarded regarding Nazi Germany's goals. was...
23rd May 2020, 17:57
Replies: 110
Views: 57,892
Posted By evansb

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) operated 25...

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) operated 25 Neptunes from 1955 to 1968. Lockheed CP-122/P2V-7/CL-826-45-14 Neptune (25), (Serial Nos. 24101-24125). They were replaced by the Canadair CP-107...
18th May 2020, 06:06
Replies: 283
Views: 189,784
Posted By evansb

"...negative vertical speed.." is a term known to...

"...negative vertical speed.." is a term known to less than 0.01 per cent of the world's populace. I understand you none the less.
18th May 2020, 00:27
Replies: 283
Views: 189,784
Posted By evansb

tartare "...smoke on ejection.." It is usual....

tartare "...smoke on ejection.." It is usual. Ejection seats are propelled by small rockets.

LKF. Aircraft ejections usually result in injury to the ejectee. Lately, the odds of getting injured...
17th May 2020, 21:44
Replies: 283
Views: 189,784
Posted By evansb

Clearly, weather does not appear to be a factor...

Clearly, weather does not appear to be a factor in this tragic crash. A 45-degree angle of bank on departure seems de rigueur for some Snowbird manoeuvres, however control of the bank angle, which...
17th May 2020, 20:09
Replies: 34
Views: 14,137
Posted By evansb

Why Turbo-props? The Lockheed Hercules comes to...

Why Turbo-props? The Lockheed Hercules comes to mind. To date, more than 2,500 C-130s have been ordered and/or delivered to 63 nations around the world. Seventy countries operate C-130s, which have...
7th May 2020, 04:46
Replies: 26
Views: 6,573
Posted By evansb

The Boeing 307 Stratoliner was derived from the...

The Boeing 307 Stratoliner was derived from the B-17. The 307 was pressurised and as such, the fuselage section was completely different.
3rd May 2020, 14:25
Replies: 2,599
Views: 363,745
Posted By evansb

Thank you. I am not allowed to post URLs until I...

Thank you. I am not allowed to post URLs until I have at least 10 posts. It is OPEN HOUSE.
3rd May 2020, 02:11
Replies: 2,599
Views: 363,745
Posted By evansb

Fokker F-25 Promotor.

Fokker F-25 Promotor.
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