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by Doug Carman
Mon Jun 06, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: TRANSPORT CANADA procedures
Replies: 0
Views: 134

TRANSPORT CANADA procedures

I sent in my instructor renewal and asked for advice from them. I got a phone call from Doug Carman (yes, really), and had a nice chat. What he said is that a lot of them are working from home, and their preferred method is email. The instructions and address are right there on the website. In addit...
by Doug Carman
Mon Jun 06, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: NEW Electric Flight Line
Replies: 22
Views: 1267

Re: NEW Electric Flight Line

And if you back it into EBI, there will be heck to pay.
by Doug Carman
Tue Apr 05, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: ACTUAL RECENCY REQUIREMENTS
Replies: 0
Views: 400

ACTUAL RECENCY REQUIREMENTS

https://tc.canada.ca/en/aviation/licensing-pilots-personnel/staying-current-proficient-pilot The link takes you to the TC page of ALL the requirements. 6 mo, 2 year and 5 year. Please read. A safety course is NOT a sole requirement, but one of a number of choices. I do the annual test in the aviatio...
by Doug Carman
Wed Feb 09, 2022 1:42 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Keith Crawford- Final Glide
Replies: 3
Views: 832

Re: Keith Crawford- Final Glide

He was a very passionate and sensitive guy, who was always doing good things for people. I went on a retrieve in Mennonite country and when I arrived, he was surrounded by young Mennonites who he was teaching about the glider and offering them a chance to help out. He was like the pied piper. His ph...
by Doug Carman
Wed Jan 05, 2022 12:29 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: To be fair...
Replies: 6
Views: 1426

To be fair...

The forum is easier to use than most other forms for getting flying notices because you need not log in. Just go to Discussion from any browser, and see what's new every day. Yes, some days in winter nobody is posting, but if they do...you get it! If you want to reply, just log in and type. Hardly m...
by Doug Carman
Mon Nov 01, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Saturday's update
Replies: 9
Views: 3395

Re: Saturday's update

By convention, vehicle batteries were set up with positive ground, but it was found that they corroded less if the ground was negative, so that scheme was abandoned at some point. The thinking was that electrons do the travelling, so having positive ground made sense. But for practical purposes it m...
by Doug Carman
Sat Oct 30, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Saturday's update
Replies: 9
Views: 3395

Saturday's update

Was the field any drier? No. It was wetter. Rubber boots are now in fashion. Paul C. got most of the motors winterized with stabilizer, balky though some of them were. Tim Wood got the new tires for the trailer and we went to a farm SW of Arthur to get it weighed for licensing. Tony was helping as w...
by Doug Carman
Thu Oct 07, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Medical
Replies: 5
Views: 1828

Re: Medical

You can add "Aircrew licensing" to the address.