Category Archives: Pilot’s Blog Book

The Seaplane Base – An Alternative to Crowded Airports

How do you cope as an ad-hoc charter operator when you are faced with long delays at a crowded airport with limited take-off and landing slots that need to be booked days in advance? Not sure? To answer this question … Continue reading

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Instinct to Point – Teaching Happiness

The Real Meaning of Happiness During the aftermath of the Terror Attacks in Paris there have been several TV programs presenting panels of experts, including psychologists, attempting to explain the reasons why young men from Europe or America join ISIS. … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between a Floatplane and a Seaplane?

A well-known TV business commentator and Aviation Analyst recently asked me “What is the difference between a floatplane and a seaplane.” On a newscast he called a floatplane a seaplane and the know-it-all’s bombarded him with comments telling him he … Continue reading

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Importing the Justin Trudeau Craze to APEC

Manila and the Philippines in general are all abuzz about the upcoming APEC Economic Leaders’ summit. What are the issues? What are the questions? And why is everyone talking about Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? Source: RapplerĀ  To start off … Continue reading

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Remembering “In Flanders Fields”

Our little town of Lac du Bonnet Manitoba Canada had (or has) many war veterans. My Grandpa Goulet was in WW1. Both my father Lorne and his brother (my uncle) Ron enlisted and fought in Europe during WW11. My uncle … Continue reading

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