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Name That Part: 2005/12/08

Name That Part: 2005/12/08

Last weeks NTP didn’t go too badly. 2 people commented! Lets see if we can get 4 people to comment on this weeks part. You need this to determine density altitude In this example...

Still No Medical Cert

Still No Medical Cert

I decided to call the Civil Aviation Medicine Branch of Transport Canada today to inquire about the status of my medical certificate application. The person on the other end of the phone was extremely...

Learning your A,B,C’s

Learning your A,B,C’s

Take a look a the map that I photoshopped the other day as a reference. Today I’m going to talk about the different classes of airspace around Buttonville. There are actually 5 classes of...

Learning About Airspace

I spent some time today looking at the Toronto VTA and the CFS entries for Buttonville (YKZ), Downsview (YZD), Pearson (YYZ), and Toronto Island (YTZ) airports. My goal was to try and understand the...

Name That Part: 2005/12/01

Name That Part: 2005/12/01

Every week (or so) I’m going to post of a photo of something aviation related along with a clue. It’s your job to guess what the part is by leaving a comment (using the...

More On Curriculum

More On Curriculum

The course outlines for the classes I will be taking at Seneca are now on line. Aeronautics The main textbook is “From the Ground Up” which I’ve already done about two thirds of the...

Questions Answered!

Questions Answered!

I got a call back from the FI I did my intro flight with the other day and she was able to answer all of the questions I had. She said that it might...

Danger Area

Danger Area

The rear of an airplane both in the air and on the ground is a dangerous place. In the air you have to concern yourself with wake turbulance (not caused by the engines, but...

Procedure or Politeness

Procedure or Politeness

Radio communication is a very important part of a pilots duties. There is specific protocol that needs to be followed in order for you to get your message across clearly in the shortest amount...

Ground School Details

Ground School Details

Seneca has finally updated their website with class schedules and information. Classes start the first week of Janurary! Here is what my schedule will look like: Monday: Human Factors Tuesday: Meterology Wednesday: Aeronautics Thursday:...