Subject: Netletter nr 33 - Between Ourselves. . Some interesting web sites for you to browse - http://www.infohub.com WWW Travel guide http://vtourist.com/vt/ a clickable world map of tourist places. http://city.net Information on 2,000 cities. http://www.xe.net/currency/ Converts Can & US and numerous other currencies. . Found on the Internet - TriStar introduces a 'get aquainted' fare of US$49 LAX-SFO beginning Mar 18 until Mar 31. TriStar is an FAA certified carrier utilizing a fleet of (4) BAe146 jets. International Lease Finance Corp is buying up to US$6 billion worth of Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with Airbus winning a majority of the 56 aircraft buy as well as a key order for (13) A330-200. A female passenger who insisted on smoking aboard a non-smoking trans-atlantic Virgin flight and hurled abuse at the crew members who told her to stop, was fined UKL400 (C$350) by a London court. Four passengers on British started viciously attacking each other on a recent flight out of Morocco which sent waves of panic through the passengers. Quote by American Airlines Chief Pilot C.D.Ewell in reference to the American Airline incident at Cali, Columbia Dec 1995 - ' An aircraft accident reminds us that aviation, while not inherently dangerous, is terribly unforgiving of any inattention to detail.' -=o0o=- . The U.S. Tourist Offices in Canada close effective Apr 1st, part of the U.S. Government cut backs. . Air Canada plan 2 daily flights YYZ - Kansas effective Aug 5 . Air Canada seeking to be the designated carrier from Montreal to Italy. . Air Canada announced they will lay off 117 mechanics from the Winnipeg Maintenance Base in June at the conclusion of the Northwest contract to refurbish (12) DC9 aircraft. . More Rapidair in the West - Air Canada will commence Rapidair service between Calgary and Edmonton on Jun 1st using CL65 aircraft with 17 flights in each direction. . For the WWII aviation buffs - A B17 Flying Fortress and Heinkel 111 will be on static display at YCD (Nanaimo) airport from Jul 12 to 16th. . Tidbit: Found in an Aviation Conference by Vesta: To see if there are any B-25's and Lancasters around catch the Hamilton Airshow on Father's Day in June,1996. -=o0o=- . Interesting translations - In a Japanese hotel room: "Cold and Heat: If you want to condition the warm in your room, please control yourself." . In Netletter nr 31 we mentioned the first aviation death in Canada. The first passenger death in aviation is reported to be Lt. Thomas Selfridge who died Sept 17, 1908 when the Wright Flyer he and Orville Wright were flying crashed at Fort Meyers, Virginia, USA. -=o0o=- . Thought for the day contributed by Vesta Stevenson You know you have been flying too long when - ... You panic, abort the 'take-off' and hit the brakes. (Drives the guy in close trail with you crazy!) . One from Terry - masked messages - 'The patient failed to fulfill his willingness potential' (He died!) That's it for this time, please we need your input, comments and email addresses of any others who may be interested. -!- Landing on an Island in the Pacific. _____(~)_____ ! ! ! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <<<>>> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...................................................................... . GREETINGS FROM Still . . Vancouver Island NO . . BEAUTIFUL B.C. CANADA Vacancies . ......................................................................

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