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by CYYTguy
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4522

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

bohica wrote:
L-1011. When those RB-211's start, you feel it.

When I worked as a ramper at CYVR in the early 90’s, we would all line up to watch Air Canada fire up their L1011. The sound was impressive but the smoke show was equally crazy. Anyone who has seen this knows what I’m saying.

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by CYYTguy
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Wind pushes Southwest plane into equipment
Replies: 32
Views: 3473

Re: Wind pushes Southwest plane into equipment

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Sometimes, in strong winds, the plane jumps the chocks.



Gf

On time back in the 90’s here in CYYT, I witnessed a C-130 jump ice chocks in high winds. It happens

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by CYYTguy
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada and the Christmas spirit
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Air Canada and the Christmas spirit

http://vocm.com/news/the-skys-the-limit ... le-artist/
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Just came across this story in the local news. Nice of AC to respond. A great treat for any aviation nerd.

http://vocm.com/news/the-skys-the-limit ... le-artist/

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