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My Computer Systems Assignment

So for my Computer Systems class I have to program a “aviation related” application in Visual Basic 6. This is what I have so far: I’ve dubbed it “Decoder Ring” as it will eventually...

Should Flight Attendants Get Paid The Same As Pilots?

Should Flight Attendants Get Paid The Same As Pilots?

The CBC is reporting that the supreme court is investigating whether Air Canda flight attendants should get paid as much as pilots. The paragraph that stood out for me was: “The section [of the...

Meterology Test Results

Meterology Test Results

My attempt to get a perfect mark on my first Meterology test failed. I ended up with 89%, two questions out of eighteen incorrect. They were: If an aircraft is flying from an airport...

Flight Scrubbed

Flight Scrubbed

The planned lesson didn’t happen today because of the weather. No biggie, do a ground briefing instead! Took care of Slow flight, Stalls, Spins, and Spirals. I cant wait to get to these excercises,...

Mumble, Stumble, Fumble

Mumble, Stumble, Fumble

Remember when you were a kid (for the guys out there) trying to undo your girlfriends bra for the first time in the heat of the moment? Remember how awkward and uncoordinated you felt?...

Time of Useful Consciousness

Time of Useful Consciousness

Tonights Human Factors class was particularly interesting. Especially the discussion we had on high altitude and decompression. When talking about decompression and the effects on the human body an item called “time of useful...

Yay! Rudder

Yay! Rudder

Today was a perfect day for flying. The temperature was a little on the chilly side (-10°C or so). I was afraid that the wind would be too strong, but it didn’t play a...

Carb Icing Video

Carb Icing Video

This video was on a cd that I got with one of my textbooks. It was produced by Transport Canada. It talks about carb icing. The reason why I’m posting it is because it...

More about Turns, Climbs, and Descents

More about Turns, Climbs, and Descents

Yesterday’s ground briefing covered in more detail turns: – When/how to enter and exit a turn so that you roll-out on the heading you want – How to perform steep turns (with banks greater...

Tagging Employee Baggage

I came across this image of how the ramp guys at Jetsgo used to tag other employees baggage. This particular group of people were on their way down to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Click for...