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highbladedown last won the day on June 22 2019

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  1. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/four-dead-in-northern-alberta-helicopter-crash-1.5859656
  2. Great Lakes Helicopters from the early to late 70's.
  3. We had two SA 341G's in the early to mid 70's when I worked for Great Lakes Helicopters - I worked with them, awesome helicopter.
  4. My crystal ball is still at the cleaners....
  5. Trainees for traffic helicopters...
  6. My crystal ball is still at the cleaners...
  7. I knew Mel quite well...nice guy, good pilot.
  8. My bro was DOM for the Collage for a number of years...
  9. Attached might be of interest given the nature of this subject chain, then again - maybe not! Recently issued Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) regarding the codifying of existing exemptions related to PEDs. This initiative appears to be welcome evidence of regulatory streamlining. Have a look at the following section in subparagraph b) on page 5 of the attached NPA which may require additional investigation. which states: “b) that the air operator has validated that the use of PEDs will not impair the aircraft’s system or equipment during all phases of flight including criti
  10. Fan; Lets talk GPS's - you know the ones that were velcro'd and stuck to glare shields using velco, PK screws and other unapproved means of attachment - been there, I recall a GPS mounted on the top of a glareshield in a 206 with velro that fell between the pilots feet during final, fabulous! Lets make this very clear, if one is utilizing and iPad as EFB the operational philosophy for using the iPad is that it effectively replaces paper charts, maps and manuals using a small, easy-to-use device capable of storing huge amounts of data and data is viewable in all phases of flight and in a
  11. Fan, there has to be some documented control especially if they ipads are supplied by the organization. Just went through all this with TC...but stove bolts screwing them to a glare shield and referencing AC 43.13 is ur style...go for it.
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