Category Archives: Pilot’s Blog Book

The Manitoba Homesick Blues

Most people I know who live and work in the frozen north dream of retiring to a tropical country or at least hope to be able to take a long vacation down south to Florida, Mexico or Costa Rica every winter. … Continue reading

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Building a Better 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 … 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: Rappler  To start off … Continue reading

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