Category: Interesting Things

Part Time Job

Part Time Job

I’m trying to find a part time job to pay off some of my Christmas induced bills. The best case scenario would be something in the aviation related industry that I could transition into...

A Quick Joke…

A Quick Joke…

The airliner pushed back from the gate, the flight attendant gave the passengers the usual information regarding seat belts, etc. Finally, she said, “Now sit back and enjoy your trip while your captain, Judith...

Crappy New Year

Crappy New Year

I have been sick for the past four days with the stomach flu and have been bed ridden ever since. So yeah, new years eve I was partying with the porcelain princess. On to...

Mayday Marathon on Discovery Chan

Mayday Marathon on Discovery Chan

I just noticed this now and thought I would bring it to your attention. The discovery channel is showing Mayday, a new episode every hour until 6PM ET Saturday! Happy watching.

TAL and CFA Forum

TAL and CFA Forum

I got word today that there is a forum for Toronto Airways and Canadian Flight Academy “users”. You can access the forum at forum.beapilot.ca. Right now there are only 13 members however I can...

The New Tower

I took a few pics on Saturday. One of the photos was on final for runway 33. It’s almost exactly the same as the photo I took during the spring. There is one big...

The Black Box

I’m hoping that I can do a flight tomorrow morning (I have a plane booked at 8am). The forecast isn’t looking good though. However, it doesn’t hurt to study at all. I came across...

Fire at Pearson Tower

There was a fire at Pearson on November 28th. Specifically the Tower was evacuated for smoke and/or fire: NAV CANADA ADVZY 003 CYYZ/CZY *** TORONTO TWR IMMEDIATE EVACUATION *** EMERGENCY EVACUATION OF TORONTO CONTROL...

Visual Alignment Guidance System Explained

Visual Alignment Guidance System Explained

A little while back I noted that Toronto City Centre was getting a new lighting system. The explanation if such system is out in the latest AIC. I wonder if such enhancements were due...