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by jwjsamster
Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time
Replies: 48
Views: 7854

Re: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time

I recently took a flight on a E175 with Air Canada from YUL to IAH and we blocked in at 4h 45. I think it responds to a specific market similar to the 787 city to city instead of going through a hub.

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by jwjsamster
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49248

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

I have always wondered why faulty data on pitots have tragic consequences, really really fast, I know, Its easy to criticize from your chair at home while sipping coffee while situational awareness goes out the window due to the nature of the emergency. There is a youtube video of a female first of...

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by jwjsamster
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49248

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

If it wasn't a mid air collision then the pitot tubes probably iced, but if they did, why the speed fluctuations? Speed didn't fluctuate like that if we take a pitot tube related incident like AF447 iirc. Isn't the FR24 speed the Ground Speed which is calculated by the aircraft's navigation system ...

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by jwjsamster
Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Sells Billy Bishop Terminal
Replies: 6
Views: 6170

Porter Sells Billy Bishop Terminal

So I saw in the Star that Porter had sold it's terminal at Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport to InterstarAGF Asset Management. <a href="http://www.thestar.com/business/2015/01/28/terminal-sale-helps-porter-airlines-balance-sheet.html" target="_blank">http://www.thestar.com/business/2015...porter-airlin...

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by jwjsamster
Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Flights/Airlines To YUL
Replies: 1
Views: 2512

New Flights/Airlines To YUL

Hello Anet, I've been lingering for quite some time and this my first post so forgive me if this has been covered. I was wondering if there are any new planned routes from <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym>. What with...

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