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by c172akula
Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lahso Questions
Replies: 19
Views: 4850

RE: Lahso Questions

LAHSO operations were very common when I was training and then instructing at <acronym title="Calgary - International (YYC / CYYC), Canada - Alberta">YYC</acronym> from 1999-2004 (all of <acronym title="Calgary - International (YYC / CYYC), Canada - Alberta">YYC</acronym>'s 3 runways intersect anoth...

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by c172akula
Sat Nov 19, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Pan Am Were Still Around, Where Would They Be?
Replies: 50
Views: 18108

RE: If Pan Am Were Still Around, Where Would They Be?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rwy04lga" class="quote" target="_blank">rwy04lga</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Horrible load factor on that flight.</i>...

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by c172akula
Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incredible Video Of Earth Taken From The ISS
Replies: 19
Views: 3334

RE: Incredible Video Of Earth Taken From The ISS

You get a nice view of YYC around 0:32.

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by c172akula
Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes
Replies: 89
Views: 18385

RE: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes

Hmm, if <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS</acronym> does get the 788's I can just picture the first routes: <acronym title="Calgary - International (YYC / CYYC), Canada - Alberta">YYC</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD...

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by c172akula
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

As expected <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> has announced that they will put the A333 on the <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> route, effective April 2012. <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> has also announced that <acronym ti...

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by c172akula
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes
Replies: 89
Views: 18385

RE: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes

Nope, something is up though and I guess we'll find out in due time what it is.

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by c172akula
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/abrelosojos" class="quote" target="_blank">abrelosojos</a> (<a href="#74" class="quote">Reply 74</a>):<br/><i> I have no interest or desire to c...

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by c172akula
Wed Nov 09, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cyeg66" class="quote" target="_blank">cyeg66</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i>Remember that I also said such a thing early...

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by c172akula
Wed Nov 09, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cyeg66" class="quote" target="_blank">cyeg66</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i>Good points, Biggie, (sidenote: was checking...

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by c172akula
Wed Nov 09, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes
Replies: 89
Views: 18385

RE: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes

Well today also happens to be the day they are releasing their third quarter results. Perhaps some of the sources mistook today and that announcement for whatever else is being cooked up?

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by c172akula
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/abrelosojos" class="quote" target="_blank">abrelosojos</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Calgary - Internat...

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by c172akula
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes
Replies: 89
Views: 18385

RE: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes

Well I guess we'll see what today brings. Other names I've heard thrown into this have been <acronym title="Camarillo (Oxnard AFB) (CMA), USA - California">CMA</acronym> and Hawkair. Very interesting when you keep in mind that <acronym title="Camarillo (Oxnard AFB) (CMA), USA - California">CMA</acro...

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by c172akula
Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes
Replies: 89
Views: 18385

Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes

Rumour is there will be an announcement tomorrow at WS about a new operating model that may involve a smaller regional player in Canada.

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by c172akula
Mon Nov 07, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

I would assume <acronym title="Calgary - International (YYC / CYYC), Canada - Alberta">YYC</acronym> could always use part of the new terminal to handle domestic ops and allow them to upgrade some of the older parts of the original terminal in the meantime. Pier B/C is in desperate need of an upgrad...

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by c172akula
Mon Nov 07, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cyeg66" class="quote" target="_blank">cyeg66</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>^The 'negative' growth is attributable to fe...

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by c172akula
Sat Nov 05, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>This is the 2nd time <acronym titl...

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by c172akula
Sat Nov 05, 2011 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

Must have been in the 90's, I don't recall seeing that flight in the 2000's when I was flight instructing at YYC.

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by c172akula
Sat Nov 05, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>Speaking of <acronym title="Luft...

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by c172akula
Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MarcoPoloWorld" class="quote" target="_blank">MarcoPoloWorld</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Seems like Calgary is somewh...

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by c172akula
Fri Nov 04, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I hear ya, but i would imagine s...

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by c172akula
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary
Replies: 80
Views: 19023

RE: Lufthansa To Discontinue Calgary

I flew this service once a year (in January) and can also speak to the aircraft being very full (including business class). I think my last flight economy seemed almost completely full and business was at about 80% capacity. I'm really bummed to see it go, as I much preferred the timing of this flig...

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by c172akula
Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Normal Airbridges Vs. Over-wing Airbridges (AMS)
Replies: 11
Views: 13273

RE: Normal Airbridges Vs. Over-wing Airbridges (AMS)

Pier D at YYC had an overwing airbridge that WS tried out for a while. Don't know if it is still there or not. I should really look the next time I fly out of D.

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by c172akula
Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes
Replies: 89
Views: 18385

Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes

What was the maximum sector distance that the Q400 performs equal to jets?

Just wondering what type of routes out of YYC could see the Q400 take the place of the 737's.

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by c172akula
Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes
Replies: 89
Views: 18385

Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes

Heck I'd like to see WS order something new so us YYC spotters get a bit more variety!

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by c172akula
Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes
Replies: 89
Views: 18385

Rumor - WestJet - Getting Smaller Planes

It was probably about 5 years or so ago that Embraer stopped by the WS hangars in YYC with one of their aircraft. I could see the E-Jets or Q400's coming into the fold.

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by c172akula
Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Country Does Thomas Cook Belongs To?
Replies: 25
Views: 6723

RE: What Country Does Thomas Cook Belongs To?

Could the Canadian flagged ones be the 757's operating for Jazz?

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by c172akula
Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada FA's Reject 2nd Tentative Agreement
Replies: 53
Views: 6484

RE: Air Canada FA's Reject 2nd Tentative Agreement

I head the government backup plan is to actually let <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> start doing all the flying for <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>, international, transborder, and domestic...  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphic...

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by c172akula
Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet, Emirates Ink ‘interline’ Pact
Replies: 39
Views: 4806

RE: WestJet, Emirates Ink ‘interline’ Pact

Well since we are using <acronym title="Fort McMurray (YMM / CYMM), Canada - Alberta">YMM</acronym> as the example I would say there are quite a lot of options currently for them: -<acronym title="Fort McMurray (YMM / CYMM), Canada - Alberta">YMM</acronym>--<acronym title="Edmonton - International (...

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by c172akula
Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet, Emirates Ink ‘interline’ Pact
Replies: 39
Views: 4806

RE: WestJet, Emirates Ink ‘interline’ Pact

I doubt we'd see a <acronym title="Calgary - International (YYC / CYYC), Canada - Alberta">YYC</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> flight start up, does <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> have any agreeme...

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by c172akula
Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edmonton International YEG Second LHR Flight?
Replies: 30
Views: 5218

RE: Edmonton International YEG Second LHR Flight?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>An <acronym title="Air Madagasca...

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by c172akula
Wed Sep 28, 2011 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edmonton International YEG Second LHR Flight?
Replies: 30
Views: 5218

RE: Edmonton International YEG Second LHR Flight?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyb" class="quote" target="_blank">flyb</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>Doesn't anyone have any recent overhead pictures...

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by c172akula
Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS Hawaii 2012 Plans?
Replies: 33
Views: 4988

RE: WS Hawaii 2012 Plans?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YXXMIKE" class="quote" target="_blank">YXXMIKE</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Yeah I can imagine there would be some probl...

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by c172akula
Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS Hawaii 2012 Plans?
Replies: 33
Views: 4988

RE: WS Hawaii 2012 Plans?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YXXMIKE" class="quote" target="_blank">YXXMIKE</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>As for <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS<...

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by c172akula
Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS Hawaii 2012 Plans?
Replies: 33
Views: 4988

RE: WS Hawaii 2012 Plans?

I've also noticed that every now and then <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> has subbed in a <acronym title="Alitalia Express (Italy)">XM</acronym>'ed 763 on the Hawaii routes. I was lucky enough to get one on a <acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym>-<acronym title="...

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by c172akula
Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WS Hawaii 2012 Plans?
Replies: 33
Views: 4988

RE: WS Hawaii 2012 Plans?

I have heard that <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS</acronym> will be utilizing a 757 again for the <acronym title="Calgary - International (YYC / CYYC), Canada - Alberta">YYC</acronym> and <acronym title="Edmonton - International (YEG / CYEG), Canada - Alberta">YEG</acronym> runs to Hawaii. They...

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by c172akula
Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Murder Charges For Failing To Predict Earthquake
Replies: 13
Views: 2251

RE: Murder Charges For Failing To Predict Earthquake

I wonder if by the end of this trial the judge will declare that science must stay 500 meters away from Italy at all times...

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by c172akula
Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hot Brakes Delays Departure - Preventable?
Replies: 41
Views: 23649

RE: Hot Brakes Delays Departure - Preventable?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HAWK21M" class="quote" target="_blank">HAWK21M</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Noted following recent (August 31) "hot br...

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by c172akula
Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Local Airport In Films, Tv
Replies: 15
Views: 2067

RE: Your Local Airport In Films, Tv

YYC was used in the Disney film Snow Dogs, although it appeared as ANC in the film.

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by c172akula
Sat Jun 25, 2011 1:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon EF 70-300mm F/4-5,6L Is USM - Happy With It?
Replies: 11
Views: 10203

RE: Canon EF 70-300mm F/4-5,6L Is USM - Happy With It?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scopedude" class="quote" target="_blank">scopedude</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Are you talking about the 70-300 <acrony...

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by c172akula
Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon EF 70-300mm F/4-5,6L Is USM - Happy With It?
Replies: 11
Views: 10203

RE: Canon EF 70-300mm F/4-5,6L Is USM - Happy With It?

I've had this lens for a couple of years and find that from 200-300 if you can go f10 or f13 you get pretty sharp images.

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by c172akula
Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff Thread - Pt2
Replies: 65
Views: 3542

RE: The 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff Thread - Pt2

Thank you Boston.

Signed,

Calgary Flames fans

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by c172akula
Wed Jun 01, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: So-Called "Gravel Kit" On 737s
Replies: 27
Views: 9055

RE: So-Called "Gravel Kit" On 737s

Some more info on the gravel kit here:

http://www.b737.org.uk/unpavedstripkit.htm

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by c172akula
Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Would A Real Pilot Say “Roger...over And Out”?
Replies: 46
Views: 43192

RE: Would A Real Pilot Say “Roger...over And Out”?

Over in the <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> area there is a pretty famous ATC controller that is simply known as "ROG", apparently he is pretty famous for how he says the phrase. Though I've never heard him I believe he...

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by c172akula
Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other Hobbies Than Aviation
Replies: 38
Views: 2638

RE: Other Hobbies Than Aviation

My other hobbies:

-Golf
-Skiing
-Photography
-interest in architecture/urban development/skyscrapers

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by c172akula
Fri Mar 25, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Government Falls
Replies: 46
Views: 3239

RE: Canadian Government Falls

Here comes a big waste of ~300M CAD, for most likely the same outcome, another Conservative minority.

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by c172akula
Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calgary: How Is It For Living?
Replies: 13
Views: 4090

RE: Calgary: How Is It For Living?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I actually have a friend who was one of the ...

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by c172akula
Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calgary: How Is It For Living?
Replies: 13
Views: 4090

RE: Calgary: How Is It For Living?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jean+Leloup" class="quote" target="_blank">Jean Leloup</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> I'd even be interested in buying do...

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by c172akula
Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calgary: How Is It For Living?
Replies: 13
Views: 4090

RE: Calgary: How Is It For Living?

If you have the time the drive from San Fran up to Calgary can be very nice. My family did the summer road trips to places like San Fran and Las Vegas when we were growing up, lots of nice stops and scenes to enjoy along the way. Our weather right now sucks, I feel live I'm living in <acronym title=...

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by c172akula
Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calgary: How Is It For Living?
Replies: 13
Views: 4090

RE: Calgary: How Is It For Living?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jean+Leloup" class="quote" target="_blank">Jean Leloup</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>There's one nice underground mall,</...

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