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by Charles Petersen
Sun Jun 26, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Instructor request - Ryerson students
Replies: 6
Views: 178

Re: Instructor request - Ryerson students

William, thanks so much. I'm counting on you and Serge to help us non-simulator literate become adept.

My flight yesterday with Derek renewed my enthusiasm for its potential
by Charles Petersen
Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:43 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Instructor request - Ryerson students
Replies: 6
Views: 178

Re: Instructor request - Ryerson students

I will be there tomorrow, Saturday
by Charles Petersen
Mon Jun 20, 2022 10:05 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: My Son, Andrew
Replies: 10
Views: 298

Re: My Son, Andrew

Ken, such tragic news. My wife lost her daughter almost 40years ago, so I have some appreciation of the pain you're all feeling.

My sympathy and condolences,
by Charles Petersen
Fri May 27, 2022 3:33 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Car Pooling for Ryerson Members
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Car Pooling for Ryerson Members

Saturday will be my last day at York until June 20th. I have been offering rides to RUSS members, P/U at the Royal York TTC, and dropping them on the way home if it's not too inconvenient. Serger offered to carpool from a GO station (remind us again Serge, which station?). Other offers would be welc...
by Charles Petersen
Thu May 26, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: NEW Electric Flight Line
Replies: 22
Views: 1267

Re: NEW Electric Flight Line

Here's the graphic that will be applied to the side of the vehicle, as prepared by Gar Ingram: Walter Chmelas Van- Final Art-low res.jpg And I for one like all the suggestions above. The cold water I think might best be solved with one of the large, industrial-size coolers used by landscapers. A suf...
by Charles Petersen
Wed May 25, 2022 12:15 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: RUSS at York
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Re: RUSS at York

Our two newest student pilots:
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by Charles Petersen
Wed May 25, 2022 10:08 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Simulator "CFI"
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Simulator "CFI"

Thanks for sharing Ken. And yes, operating the hardware is one of the obstacles to the use of this tool. So we have asked Korbin, the RUSS executive member who managed the computer, t put together a checklist and perhaps a video to assist us. Our intern, Loic, has experience at his club in France (t...
by Charles Petersen
Tue May 24, 2022 8:00 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Simulator "CFI"
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Simulator "CFI"

Proof of Concept Yesterday, I drove 2 members of RUSS, the Ryerson University Soaring Society (I know, but I still call it the O'Keefe Centre) to York, Joel and Rushil. They were in the winter training program, - ground school (thanks, Pal M) and flight training in the simulator (thanks Tony F and ...
by Charles Petersen
Sun May 22, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Simulator "CFI"
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Simulator "CFI"

Youth Flight Canada's (somewhat pretentiously named) Mach 0.1 Flight Simulator has been relocated to Stan's Cottage for the summer season to utilize in hybrid training, an immersive pre-flight briefing if you will. The problem is, that it is complicated to learn to use it. Some of the RUSS members k...
by Charles Petersen
Fri May 20, 2022 11:35 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: RUSS at York
Replies: 1
Views: 185

RUSS at York

Please welcome to York the following members of Ryerson University Soaring Society, each of whom has been awarded a $500 scholarship from Youth Flight Canada. They are: Joel Derrick Navaratnam Jez Clauson Carole Mikhail Alec Lin Rushil Pudaruth Jacob Bish Steven Butt Jayan Udagama Javier Olvia Brian...