Flight Safety, Toronto

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  1. FLYBOYJ

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    Been here for almost 2 weeks attending a twin otter maintenance course. 2 times in the sim, pretty fun!

    Oh - and got to fly in an L-29 that belonged to my friend, Martin Mattes.

    Going to be glad to get home!
     

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    Cool. I've been stuck behind my desk the whole time.

    But the market's been going nutz so it has it's good side too.
     
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    Great times Joe....
     
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    Good stuff, Joe. You are having way too much fun. ;)
     
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    You should drive over to Mt. Hope airport to visit the Heritage Museum Lancaster. Less than an hour from TO.

    MM
     
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    I thought about doing that but the L-29 flying won out. Didn't have time to really do anything else.
     
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    That's just so fricken cool. The high lite of my work day was not getting a dam paper cut :lol:
     
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    Very cool Joe, glad you had a great time.
     
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    Got to tour the Bombardier facility, saw the Q400 and Global Jet line. Neat plant, historical facility, Mosquitoes were built there.
     
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    Very cool Joe! Sounds and looks like fun.
     
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    thats the way to do a working vacation!
     
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    Heading home this morning, currently at the airport. Mentally drained and missing my girls, can't wait to see them later today. I have a new appreciation of the Twin Otter, great aircraft with very well thought out and simple systems, and its STOL capability is outstanding for the size of aircraft it is.

    Here's the 3 birds I work with, again a new found appreciation for this aircraft.

    Flickriver: Photoset 'DeHavilland UV-18 Twin Otter' by Avsfan2006
     
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    What do we (USAF) us 'em for, FlyboyJ?
     
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    98th FTS - Skydiving training, transportation and for the Academy Jump team "Wings of Blue."
     
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    Wow. Very cool.
     
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