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  1. https://www.missioncityrecord.com/obituaries/gary-daniel-weber/
  2. Occurrence Summary: C-FZVM, a Black Tusk Helicopters Inc. Kaman Aerospace Corporation K-1200 (K-max) helicopter, was conducting heli-logging operations in the vicinity of Killam Bay, in Jervis Inlet, BC, with 1 pilot on board. Following a mid-day break, the pilot resumed transporting logs from a cut block to an ocean pen approximately 0.6 NM NW. About 1 minute after departing the cut block with a load of 3 logs in the grapple, workers at the cut block heard a loud noise that came from the area of the ocean pen. The pilot could not be contacted by radio nor did he
  3. Black Tusk’s Kmax I heard. Condolences to family, friends and coworkers.
  4. Marblearch, I saw that article and that’s what got me interested. It’s a bold move when there are some already well established operators in FSJ. Good question displayname. Here’s some insight I found on the interweb.
  5. I just heard that Heli Source is opening 7 new bases in ex highland locations. Did they get all highlands work? Seems like quite the investment. Hope it pays off for them. Anyone know if they’re gonna be hiring?
  6. Dang that’s sad. Condolences to family and friends of this family. 8:50pm is a little late to be buzzing around rural areas. The moon was bright last night but still.
  7. When you got the helmet did they give you spare padding for the inside? You should have I think 3 different sizes for each inner pad.
  8. Someone had a bit too much rum in their eggnog and feeling sassy tonight
  9. I believe the Formans own 2 super pumas and have them leased out, likely to coldstream. Someone correct me if I’m wrong.
  10. With a bust fire season and covid ruining everything else, where do you think we’re headed? Any thoughts, opinions or insight on what the future holds?
  11. I guess you can get your medicals done over the phone now... https://www.tc.gc.ca/CivilAviation/regserv/Affairs/exemptions/docs/en/3303.htm
  12. My favourite rabble-rouser was happyfeet. I’m sure he had a few other names also.
  13. Sounds crazy.. https://www.kelownanow.com/watercooler/news/news/Provincial/RCMP_plane_versus_drug_helicopter_chase_ends_in_massive_BC_meth_bust/
  14. We should start a new sub forum called ‘Storytime with DGP’
  15. CSC1 are you referring to the evo or northwall?
  16. Charlie Brown did you ever get any more info on purchasing an Evo in Canada?
  17. Thanks everyone. Ive dealt with professional passengers before, they can sure be a pain. Keep the info coming it’s all very helpful.
  18. I’m just starting a certified mountain course and I’m realizing it’s a whole new ball game up there. For all you experienced mountain flyers out there, what are some tips you would pass along to new folks like myself? Every bit of info helps.
  19. https://blackburnnews.com/sarnia/sarnia-news/2018/10/30/sarnia-man-dies-helicopter-crash-wisconsin/
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