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  Topic: President's Welcome
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 26
Views: 24749

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:13 pm   Subject: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace
Hi John,

in response to the following quote:

'' The protocol should not make recommendations. Either make a requirement or not.''

For liability reasons, we modified a lot of HPAC language to ...
  Topic: Mot de bienvenue du président
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 29
Views: 25104

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 09:43 am   Subject: Mot de bienvenue du président
Bonjour Instructeurs et amis,

vous devriez avoir maintenant reçu notre proposition de nouveau
protocole pré-vol sécuritaire biplace. Comme dans plusieurs secteurs
de l'industrie, nous croyons ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 26
Views: 24749

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 11:23 am   Subject: President's Welcome
Hello instructors and friends,

you should have received by now our proposal for a new tandem pre-flight safety protocol. As in many sectors of industry, we felt that the time has come to formalize ...
  Topic: Call for HPAC Website content managers coming?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 3
Views: 7506

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:05 pm   Subject: Content Manager for new Website
Hi Fred,

the new website is progressing. And as I am writting this, the business manager and I are working on a paper newsletter which all members will receive just as the website goes live. This n ...
  Topic: Call for HPAC Website content managers coming?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 3
Views: 7506

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:45 am   Subject: Content Editor
We are frantically working on the website and will post a job offer for the position of content editor a.s.a.p.
The offer will go ''in house'' first. We believe that it would be ideal to have someone ...
  Topic: Why the "Come Fly With Me" Campaign?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 7
Views: 14544

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:34 am   Subject: Why the "Come Fly With Me" Campaign?
Hi Alain,

interesting idea! To be honest, I have never thought of that.
I will bring it up with the Aeroclub and/or the Parachuting Association.

Thanks for the suggestion,

Domagoj Juretic
H ...
  Topic: CASN & Sport Canada
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 5
Views: 11002

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 01:03 pm   Subject: CASN & Sport Canada
Hey Quinn,

For now we don't seem to meet one of their criteria which is to be a sport recognized by Sport Canada.
They didn't mention this in our orginal discussions.

Since we are nowhere close ...
  Topic: Insurance for Instructors
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 3
Views: 9319

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:24 am   Subject: Insurance for Instructors
Our Insurance Chair, Greeg Humphries is currently looking at some European insurers who do cover instructors for liability (in Europe).
He has to see if this is exportable to Canada.

To be followe ...
  Topic: CASN & Sport Canada
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 5
Views: 11002

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:15 am   Subject: CASN & Sport Canada
Hi guys,

the Canadian Amateur Sports Network is a cool new commercial iniative that would provide a new cable channel specialized in amateur sports. Their official criteria is that the sports that ...
  Topic: Official Sport Status
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 7
Views: 13789

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 11:16 am   Subject: Official Sport Status
It's a pros and cons proposition, that's for sure.
And some of the cons could definitely fall on our (HPAC and our school owners) laps.

Some of the pros could be grants, of course. But another one ...
  Topic: Official Sport Status
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 7
Views: 13789

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 08:22 am   Subject: Official Sport Status
Potentially being eligible to all sorts of grants and support (paid trainors for our elite pilots for example) from the federal (and in some cases provincail governments).

This is a numbers game, a ...
  Topic: Official Sport Status
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 7
Views: 13789

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:42 am   Subject: Official Sport Status
Hi guys,

to be recognized as an official sport, we need to have 3000 members! Sad

It's not hopeless tough. Some associations give memberships to tandem students.
(Remember, TC requires them t ...
  Topic: Why isn't AIR published online?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 21
Views: 31132

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:36 am   Subject: Why isn't AIR published online?
With the voted PRD we've sent to James, Troy and the web team the situation is really clear.
You guys are mandated to make it available on the web site.
Every member will have the choice. Isn't that ...
  Topic: Why isn't AIR published online?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 21
Views: 31132

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 09:57 am   Subject: Why isn't AIR published online?
In my case Air is a second magazine and is optional.
With no lag time and no pasword protection, I see no reason to renew my optional subscription.
We will ask our editor how many Air subscriptions ...
  Topic: Why isn't AIR published online?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 21
Views: 31132

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 07:16 pm   Subject: Why isn't AIR published online?
James thought that it might be a good idea to have a short lag time to make sure that members and subscribers get a chance to to get the issue before it was made available to all. Then the PDF could b ...
  Topic: Why isn't AIR published online?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 21
Views: 31132

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:35 am   Subject: Why isn't AIR published online?
Starting from Rob's suggestion,

the HPAC BOD has decided to have AIR available electronically to every member who prefers a paperless version.
Those members will either receive it by email or it w ...
  Topic: Why the "Come Fly With Me" Campaign?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 7
Views: 14544

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sun May 13, 2007 09:52 pm   Subject: Why the "Come Fly With Me" Campaign?
Hi Rob,
please permit me to answer point by point as to not miss anything.

It might be worth having a discussion about the recently revealed "Come Fly With Me Campaign." From ...
  Topic: Why isn't AIR published online?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 0
Views: 5369

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sun May 13, 2007 09:04 pm   Subject: Why isn't AIR published online?
Hi Rob,
excellent suggestion. So much so that it was well noted when we met at HPAC's ADM in Pemberton.
We will definitely look into it with James Keller our Editor and Troy Wi ...
  Topic: Is this sexist/offensive/gross or am I just too sensitive?
Domagoj Juretic

Replies: 2
Views: 7024

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Sun May 13, 2007 08:55 pm   Subject: Is this sexist/offensive/gross or am I just too sensitive?
Hello Rob,
who knows you might be right. But if you are, we probably shouldn't trust your judgment more than ours. Wink
I might be unsensitive myself, to your comment ...
 
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