Yvonne Peel, retired Air Canada flight attendant, has put together a collection of her memories and experiences during her 31 years adventure with the airline. Her story first started off in NetLetter #1381, continued in #1382 and #1390. Here we have another episode.
No holding tanks.
The Viscount aircraft was really the workhorse of the fleet. It was used for short hops but was also able to land in the cold far north of the country.
Under no circumstances could anyone use the toilet or drain water from the galley once on the ground because otherwise poor unsuspecting mechanical staff or baggage handlers could be showered due to the fact the aircraft had no holding tank!