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Forum: Canada
16th Dec 2015, 05:08
Replies: 9
Views: 3,531
Posted By pigboat

I'm not too worried. 10,000 years ago CYZV was...

I'm not too worried. 10,000 years ago CYZV was covered by 5000 feet of ice. In the 1970's the same gang who's now preaching Climate Change were calling it Global Cooling, and by the year 2000 we were...
Forum: Canada
16th Dec 2015, 04:45
Replies: 12
Views: 5,215
Posted By pigboat

I've got some time on the Hawker with the TKS...

I've got some time on the Hawker with the TKS system. Both Hawker-Siddeley and FSI used to emphasize that the system is anti icing and not de icing, i.e. arm it before you entered icing conditions,...
Forum: Canada
28th Nov 2015, 19:39
Replies: 9
Views: 3,474
Posted By pigboat

Not to worry, Boy Trudeau will sort that out...

Not to worry, Boy Trudeau will sort that out quicker than you can say "25,000 refugees." :p
31st Mar 2015, 21:15
Replies: 0
Views: 1,293
Posted By pigboat

Plane Landing In Cobourg

Wonderful little story from 1951.

Plane Landing in Cobourg - 1951 - Cobourg History (http://www.cobourghistory.ca/stories/plane-landing-in-cobourg-1951)
Forum: Canada
31st Mar 2015, 21:09
Replies: 19
Views: 6,340
Posted By pigboat

Yeah, it's a real bitch to taxi with the gear and...

Yeah, it's a real bitch to taxi with the gear and one engine back in the approach lights. :p
Forum: Canada
26th Mar 2015, 23:31
12th Mar 2015, 03:21
Replies: 69
Views: 15,202
Posted By pigboat

Welll... Leaving On A Bristol Freighter doesn't...

Welll... Leaving On A Bristol Freighter doesn't have much of a ring to it. :p
Forum: Canada
5th Mar 2015, 01:47
Replies: 10
Views: 6,646
Posted By pigboat

A cousin of mine who has been in the aviation...

A cousin of mine who has been in the aviation management business for 40 years had this to say when Bombardier announced the C series: "They're gonna bankrupt the :mad: company with that thing."
28th Feb 2015, 20:13
Replies: 135
Views: 35,884
Posted By pigboat

om15 another operator of the Dart Herald was...

om15 another operator of the Dart Herald was Eastern Provincial Airways. They had a total of four, one was lost on March 17th 1965. The airplane came apart in the air because of corrosion in the...
Forum: Canada
20th Feb 2015, 04:35
Replies: 19
Views: 6,660
Posted By pigboat

It's St. John's NF and any fule know it's...

It's St. John's NF and any fule know it's pronounced Sin Jawns. :p
9th Feb 2015, 14:30
Replies: 135
Views: 35,884
Posted By pigboat

Chevron! That's the one. I42 the only other...

Chevron! That's the one. I42 the only other operator in Canada I can think of is/was Wasaya, but here again I'm not sure if they still do. They lost a 748 freighter at some strip in Northern Ontario...
9th Feb 2015, 02:06
Replies: 135
Views: 35,884
Posted By pigboat

Great demo by the F-27. I was shooting the breeze...

Great demo by the F-27. I was shooting the breeze with one of the F/O's on that demo one day. He told me the PNF would switch #2 VHF to an unused freq and begin a 10 count. The #2 antenna was on the...
8th Feb 2015, 00:26
Replies: 135
Views: 35,884
Posted By pigboat

The F and J model Fairchild F-27's and the...

The F and J model Fairchild F-27's and the FH-227's - RDa 529's and 532's respectively - had a two stop propeller. In addition to the flight fine pitch lock there was a cruise pitch lock that engaged...
7th Feb 2015, 20:54
Replies: 135
Views: 35,884
Posted By pigboat

om15 thanks, that's the mod I was thinking of. I...

om15 thanks, that's the mod I was thinking of. I seem to remember a 748 that had it incorporated.

I'm pretty sure CF-CSE was the first 748 in Canada, imported by an oil company ..Shell?.. It had...
7th Feb 2015, 15:32
Replies: 135
Views: 35,884
Posted By pigboat

The worst noise from the Dart came from the...

The worst noise from the Dart came from the compressor section. Rolls had a mod ...1560?? .. that applied an acoustic lining inside the intake and extended it by a couple of inches. It made for a 10...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2015, 13:50
Replies: 21,843
Views: 1,645,716
Posted By pigboat

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/s526x395/10606490_643792132394240_560301519323547835_n.jpg?oh=db61b194dcdd4d946a16b0d820c3756d&oe=556408C7&__gda__=1431522064_ccdb4cdf8e...
6th Feb 2015, 02:51
Replies: 135
Views: 35,884
Posted By pigboat

Only ever heard 'em called The Whisperliner on...

Only ever heard 'em called The Whisperliner on this side of the water. Nice pic of a First Air 748 turning final to R07 at Pangnirtung on Baffin Island.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2015, 02:38
Replies: 57
Views: 12,596
Posted By pigboat

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m8/Siddley-Hawk...

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m8/Siddley-Hawker/scan0005.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2015, 23:33
Replies: 38
Views: 4,779
Posted By pigboat

If you're looking for someone who knows aviation...

If you're looking for someone who knows aviation inside out there's a guy right here on PPRuNe who's been flying for 50 years, everything from crop dusters to the A320, Chuck Ellsworth.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2015, 04:41
Replies: 262
Views: 44,159
Posted By pigboat

Now ya done it, Angry Tom will be on your ass...

Now ya done it, Angry Tom will be on your ass like holy on the Pope. ;)
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2015, 23:49
Replies: 535
Views: 35,050
Posted By pigboat

He's obviously not worried about bears right to...

He's obviously not worried about bears right to arms.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2015, 23:11
Replies: 97
Views: 9,007
Posted By pigboat

Give that man a amen! :ok: Fox here's the...

Give that man a amen! :ok:

Fox here's the best site for checking all the crap that comes up the East coast, gives a great overall view instead of the Canadian site which chops the map into...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Feb 2015, 01:29
Replies: 43
Views: 4,541
Posted By pigboat

Taki's Magazine: Michael Moore Blubbers About...

Taki's Magazine: Michael Moore Blubbers About Clint Eastwood's Death Threat. (http://takimag.com/article/the_week_that_perished_takimag_february_2_2015/print#axzz3Qdga2Nua)
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2015, 02:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,259
Posted By pigboat

Fox I have Forsyth's book The Veteran, and for...

Fox I have Forsyth's book The Veteran, and for some reason the hero of that story always reminds me of our late friend Davaar.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2015, 22:59
Replies: 16
Views: 2,089
Posted By pigboat

And a spelling Nazi called you on it, huh?

And a spelling Nazi called you on it, huh?
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2015, 17:13
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
Posted By pigboat

Well, there's that... :D

Well, there's that... :D
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Feb 2015, 14:27
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
Posted By pigboat

Old Romanian proverb: "A change of rulers is the...

Old Romanian proverb: "A change of rulers is the joy of fools."
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2015, 19:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By pigboat

I just love happy endings. :ok:

I just love happy endings. :ok:
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2015, 04:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By pigboat

Bet it looks like a plucked chicken.

Bet it looks like a plucked chicken.
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jan 2015, 03:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By pigboat

Gwyneth Paltrow steam cleans her ...

nether regions. (http://video.theloop.ca/entertainment/watch/Gwyneth-suggests-ladies-steam-their-nether-regions-world-goes-nuts/4020810784001#.VMxOQ010zq7)
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2015, 13:33
Replies: 20
Views: 2,541
Posted By pigboat

The Canadian authorities would probably do the...

The Canadian authorities would probably do the same. One must present them with a fait accompli.

Rusty that is supposed to be the best engine/propeller combination for the PZL conversion. I have...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2015, 03:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,541
Posted By pigboat

That's the PZL conversion with the DC-3 prop.

That's the PZL conversion with the DC-3 prop.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jan 2015, 03:17
Replies: 20
Views: 2,541
Posted By pigboat

We carry 185's around as spares. ;) ...

We carry 185's around as spares. ;)

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m8/Siddley-Hawker/644481_192807984235944_2052594895_n_zpsomykkp67_1.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2015, 22:58
Replies: 13,168
Views: 11,314,159
Posted By pigboat

This just in from the high Arctic: What do...

This just in from the high Arctic:

What do you call a lesbian from the Yukon?
A Klondyke.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2015, 18:52
Replies: 13,168
Views: 11,314,159
Posted By pigboat

This just in from down under... A young...

This just in from down under...

A young doctor had moved out to a small community to replace a doctor who was retiring. The older doctor suggested that the young one accompany him on his rounds,...
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