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  Topic: Advanced Pilot Weather Briefing
Fred Wilson

Replies: 1
Views: 6085

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 04:41 am   Subject: Skew T Chart Weather Interpretation!
Practical Use of Meteorological Models and Visualization Tools for Soaring Forecasts:
Skew T Chart Weather Interpretation!
See: http://www.davisstraub.com/OZ/pub/images/skewt.JPG
  Topic: Thermix: new XC Route Planning App with thermal data
Fred Wilson

Replies: 0
Views: 3743

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 05:36 am   Subject: Thermix: new XC Route Planning App with thermal data
German pilot Bernd Gassner has created a new tool for planning cross-country routes, called Thermix.

The web app combines some of the functionality of Tom Payne’s XC Planner with thermal data fro ...
  Topic: Reserve Deployment Articles - reprints
Fred Wilson

Replies: 8
Views: 17758

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2016 07:23 am   Subject: Reserve Deployment Clinic Videos.
The has posted a whole series of videos dedicated to reserve parachutes, including some from their clinics.

See their dedicated channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFlb68K990pnWXI914-i39w ...
  Topic: Parachute Deployment Clinic Articles
Fred Wilson

Replies: 2
Views: 9323

PostForum: Event Management Support / Soutien à la gestion de l'événement   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:23 am   Subject: Parachute Deployment Clinic Articles
Betty Pfeiffer Manitoba Chute Clinic 1 hour 29 minutes by Gerry Grossnegger: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9XqHcdTLmREigISNIij-2Q/videos

  Topic: Parachute Deployment Clinic Articles
Fred Wilson

Replies: 2
Views: 9323

PostForum: Event Management Support / Soutien à la gestion de l'événement   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:23 am   Subject: Parachute Deployment Clinic Articles
Betty Pfeiffer Chute Clinics



  Topic: Parachute Deployment Clinic Articles
Fred Wilson

Replies: 2
Views: 9323

PostForum: Event Management Support / Soutien à la gestion de l'événement   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:13 pm   Subject: Parachute Deployment Clinic Articles
Parachute Deployment Clinic Articles

The HPAC website may be moving to a new smart phone enabled website in the future.
So the Parachute Deployment Information Resources Articles (following) are b ...
  Topic: An Alternate View - Risk Management
Fred Wilson

Replies: 1
Views: 7127

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 09:39 pm   Subject: Risk Management for Sports and Event Volunteers.
Insurance Bureau of Canada Sports and Event Risk Management:
http://www.ibc.ca/ns/business/risk-management
http://www.ibc.ca/ns/business/risk-management/sports-and-recreation
15 Tips for Managing S ...
  Topic: Travel Medical Insurance - Tips Updated Feb 24th 2016
Fred Wilson

Replies: 9
Views: 54519

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 07:53 pm   Subject: Travel Medical Insurance - Tips Updated Feb 24th 2016
Message forwarded from BCAA: (repeated from above.)

AAA Members ma buy "Out of Province Resident" or "Foreign Resident' Travel Medical Insurance from BCAA at one of their offices on ...
  Topic: Girls just wanna have flights Cloudbase Foundation Calender Fundraiser
Fred Wilson

Replies: 5
Views: 6361

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 07:50 pm   Subject: Girls just wanna have flights Cloudbase Foundation Calender Fundraiser
Girls Just Wanna Have Flights Calendar is now for sale.
Contact Majo Gularte at: freeflyinggirls@gmail.com

Again: This Calendar is a USHPA Cloudbase Foundation Fundraiser.

https://www.facebook. ...
  Topic: Airspace Negotiations Study Material
Fred Wilson

Replies: 6
Views: 12729

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 12:03 pm   Subject: Black Knight Airspace Aquisition Negotiations.
An unusual situation has arisen which is a good case study for Airspace Negotiations.

Black Knight (Kelowna BC) Airspace Acquisition Negotiations.

The manager of the Kelowna BC Airport Tower req ...
  Topic: Airspace Negotiations Study Material
Fred Wilson

Replies: 6
Views: 12729

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2015 09:59 am   Subject: Soaring Symbols on VFR Charts
Soaring Symbols on VFR Charts

Soaring Symbols can be applied for to put on VFR Charts.
http://www.navcanada.ca/EN/products-and-services/Pages/aeronautical-information-products-charts-VFR-navigatio ...
  Topic: Airspace Negotiations Study Material
Fred Wilson

Replies: 6
Views: 12729

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2015 11:59 pm   Subject: RNAP and RCAP Approaches to Airports
RNAP and RCAP Approaches to Airports

RNAP ( changes the flow into Airports.

RCAP (

These are fuel economy approaches to airports which means fewer and fewer commercial airlines are using Vic ...
  Topic: Airspace Negotiations Study Material
Fred Wilson

Replies: 6
Views: 12729

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2015 11:36 pm   Subject: Special Aviation Event Orders
Special Aviation Event Orders obtains a Special Flight Operations Certificate.

. ..b) Competition and Fly-In Events are required and expected to apply for a
. . . ..This can be either NOTAM area ...
  Topic: Airspace Negotiations Study Material
Fred Wilson

Replies: 6
Views: 12729

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2015 11:25 pm   Subject: NOTAM Applications
NOTAM Applications.

NOTAMS are applied for sites where there is not enough activity to warrant a permanent CYA, but where it is desired to advise regular aviation of Hang Gliding and Paragliding Ac ...
  Topic: Airspace Negotiations Study Material
Fred Wilson

Replies: 6
Views: 12729

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2015 07:43 pm   Subject: Special Use Airspace (CYA H) Applications
Special Use Airspace (CYA H) Applications

Applications for Special Use Airspace (CYA H) include
1. The three dimensional blocks of Airspace
. ..using the GPS Coordinates set (Pemberton NOTAM num ...
  Topic: Airspace Negotiations Study Material
Fred Wilson

Replies: 6
Views: 12729

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2015 07:41 pm   Subject: Airspace Negotiations Study Material
Airspace Negotiations Study Manual

Transport Canada Civil Aviation has restructured in the last five years.
They are still a grass roots support service for recreational aviation but the degree an ...
  Topic: Safety Notifications, Hang Gliding and Paragliding. Revised Jan 12th 2016
Fred Wilson

Replies: 10
Views: 71784

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 01:24 pm   Subject: DMM Carabiner Recall
September 16, 2015: http://www.rockandice.com/lates-news/important-safety-notice-dmm-carabiner-recall

DMM are issuing a product recall, subject to user inspection.
This document details the produ ...
  Topic: CANADIAN AVIATION REGULATIONS (CARs) Règlement de l'aviation canadien (RAC)
Fred Wilson

Replies: 0
Views: 8969

PostForum: Safety / Sécurité   Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 06:19 am   Subject: CANADIAN AVIATION REGULATIONS (CARs) Règlement de l'aviation canadien (RAC)
Updated Sept 18th 2015. CARs have moved, yet again and again... to the Laws Website.
This time for good. Transport Canada's version is being deleted and is full of broken links.

CANADIAN AVIATION ...
  Topic: Girls just wanna have flights Cloudbase Foundation Calender Fundraiser
Fred Wilson

Replies: 5
Views: 6361

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 07:46 pm   Subject: Girls just wanna have flights Cloudbase Foundation Calender Fundraiser
http://www.flyok.ca/phpbb3/images/smilies/AnimatedBump.gif Get those cameras out! GET CRACKING FOLKS!

3 weeks to get killer good flattering photos of all your favorite ladies submitted in time.

...
  Topic: Mara BC LZ + - Sold? Our worst nightmare. Anyone rich here?
Fred Wilson

Replies: 0
Views: 4444

PostForum: Members Only / Membres Seulement   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 06:08 pm   Subject: Mara BC LZ + - Sold? Our worst nightmare. Anyone rich here?
Our fabulous, phenomenal Mara Landing Field on Shushwap River at the south end of Mara Lake may be Sold. - Our worst nightmare.
95 acres of farmland with approximately 1/2 mile of Shuswap River water ...
 
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