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Chief Pilot  - Vesta Stevenson   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Co-pilot     - Terry Baker         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Mailing of this  "NetLetter" is courtesy of Alan Rust administrator of
the "AC Family Network" at: http://www.acfamily.net

number 383   July 3rd, 1999  BYN 1st Published in October 1995

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WELCOME ABOARD
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. e-mail address for Denis Mc Eachern
living in: Laval QC Crew Manning & Allocation Manager

WHATS GOING ON AND WHERE?
Tuesday  July 6, 1999   
Calgary AB Canadian Business Aircraft Assoc Convention
Edmonton Pionairs Coffee & Chat - Smitty's Lounge,
Kingsway Garden Mall 10 am
Kelowna and Vernon Pionairs monthly 10am
Coffee&Chat at Muffin Break.
Montreal,Pionairs Bowling League, Valois Lanes
info 626-3263
Penticton monthly Coffee&Chat at 10am at
Tim Hortons, Cherry Lane Shopping Mall
Toronto T2 Coffee Klatch,Pearson A/P Sales retirees 11am
Golden Griddle,5559 Airport Rd,on airport strip,
free parking, monthly raffle for dinner at host restaurant.
contact Sheila Moscoe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wednesday  July 7, 1999   
Calgary AB Canadian Business Aircraft Assoc Convention
St Catherine AC Retirees & Pionairs meet at 10am Sweets and
Crepes Cafe, Ontario St & Lakeport.
Contact Colin Bailey 935-3970
Thursday  July 8, 1999    
Calgary AB Canadian Business Aircraft Assoc Convention
Friday  July 9, 1999
Ottawa, AC retirees & Pionairs KoffeeKlatsches weekly at 10
am, Family Restaurant, Carlingwood Shopping
Tuesday  July 6, 1999   
Calgary AB Canadian Business Aircraft Assoc Convention
Edmonton Pionairs Coffee & Chat - Smitty's Lounge,
Kingsway Garden Mall 10 am
Kelowna and Vernon Pionairs monthly 10am Coffee&Chat
at Muffin Break.
Montreal,Pionairs Bowling League, Valois Lanes
info 626-3263
Penticton monthly Coffee&Chat at 10am at Tim Hortons,
Cherry Lane Shopping Mall
Toronto T2 Coffee Klatch,Pearson A/P Sales retirees 11am
Golden Griddle,5559 Airport Rd,on airport strip, free
parking, monthly raffle for dinner at host restaurant.
contact Sheila Moscoe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wednesday  July 7, 1999   
Calgary AB Canadian Business Aircraft Assoc Convention
St Catherine AC Retirees & Pionairs meet at 10am Sweets and
Crepes Cafe, Ontario St & Lakeport.
Contact Colin Bailey 935-3970
Thursday  July 8, 1999    
Calgary AB Canadian Business Aircraft Assoc Convention
Friday  July 9, 1999
Ottawa, AC retirees & Pionairs KoffeeKlatsches weekly at 10
am, Family Restaurant, Carlingwood Shopping

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BIOGRAPHY OF ANNE MORRIS:
From: "Anne" <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

In January 1981 lucky me became a member of the Air Canada
family. I was hired by Harry O'Brien and Ray Shea in the
Customs & Transportation Department at the Dorval
Maintenance Base. I worked upstairs in 62, Facilities and
Supply, in the Import Department and then went downstairs
just off main stores to work in the Export Department with
Bob Birnie (he's still there, but a better grouping now!).
Eventually going back up the stairs to be Bob Siwik's
secretary (still Customs). Harry O'Brien and Ray Shea had
retired by that time. In 1986 I moved over to the power
plant and worked with Erv Williston in stores as secretary
to "the gang". The gang consisted of Frank Baddley, John
Hasimoto, Mike Burnstun, Les ? and another Mike ? It's been
awhile, lol. And, 42 Storemen. I come from a very long
history of family working and worked for Air Canada/Trans
Canada Airlines. My father Robert Bathgate, power plant,
acft mechanic. My hubby James Morris, power plant, cat 23.
My adopted family: Charlie Sim, stores, main base. Peter
Hamilton, Sr. stores, cargo C. Anne Hamilton, stores, cargo
C. Peter Hamilton, Jr. somewhere at Dorval Base Ian Wilson,
stores, main base. These last 5 people I have known since I
was 5yrs old. They are my adopted family since leaving my
"family" behind in Scotland when my father decided to come
to Canada. My father also tells me when we first came to
Canada (and living in Lachine, Quebec) I used to play with a
little girl by the name of Linda Rude. Seemingly her father
was one of the first pilots with Trans Canada Airlines: What

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A NEW BREED OF THINKING COMPUTER?
A team of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology
and a handful of other groups are working to develop hybrid
biocomputers that marry living nerve cells with silicon
circuits to create smarter computers. If they succeed, they
could set the foundation for brain-like computer systems
that could find solutions on their own, with no need for
step-by-step programming instructions. So far, researchers
have joined two neurons from leeches and linked them to a
personal computer, which sent signals to each cell and
correctly extracted the answer to a simple addition problem.
The program that links the neurons and the PC, dubbed
"wetware," is based on chaos theory, using the results to
tune the neurons and alter the way they communicate.
Ultimately, brain-like chips will be more creative and may
mirror both the good and bad aspects of human thinking.
William L. Ditto, who heads the project at the Georgia
Institute of Technology, says it will be 10 years or more
until biocomputers are commercially available. (Business
Week 06/21/99)
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Vesta: Here is an update on the Lockheed.
18:00 E.D.T, Wed 30th.
Tango Tango Charlie just flew by and did a 360deg turn over
my house here in Hudson. Capt. Patry and Capt Reid returning
from Wiarton where the aircraft participated in the "Airport
Day" activities.
While flying for DREAMS at the Toronto City Center Airport
on the 24th,25th 26th and 27th the aircraft did 16 flights.
Flights were full. That's 144 people!! The DREAMS COMMITTEE
exceeded their objective for the children. Good show.

How about this. A couple who work for U.S.Air, in San
Francisco, heard about the program. They flew to Toronto
just to fly in the Electra! Those folks are probably the
first passengers ever, to fly from SFO to YYZ with a
connection to a Lockheed Electra flight !! They were
ecstatic about their flight.

Next is July 3rd and 4th, in Dorval, for Starlight
Foundation. Lois Cadman, Crew Scheduling Secretary, Pilots,
says the two days are booked except for two seats. There
will be a 32 piece band playing at the hanger. Food,
memorabilia on display. An original TCA belt loader in
action. Capt. Harvey Reid plans to drive to work in his 1939
Lincoln Zephyer. He's agreed to take me with him if he can
act as the Captain.

Tango Charlie Charlie will undergo grooming on the midnight
shift to-night. The aircraft departs for Atlantic Canada on
the 8th of July for two weeks. Alan MacLeod

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Vestas Travel Tips
If your going to Ottawa take in,
VAN GOGH'S IRISES 11 June - 16 September 1999

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. Found on the internet.
Crossair, the Swiss Regional Airline operates an MD80
painted all over red and emblazoned with McDonald's in
white, The MD80 reg HB-IUL is dubbed 'MacPlane' and meals
offered from the Golden Arches. Crossair also operate a SAAB
SF340A painted black with 'Phantom of the opera' the whole
length of the aircraft, and a mask painted on the fin. Reg
is HB-IZK.

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. Spotted in the Globe & Mail dated June 20th 1980**
Flying high on expertise. Flying people around isn't what
makes Air Canada rich. Selling expertise to other airlines
and the travel industry accounted for more than 75% of the
airline's profits for last year. (1979).

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. David Morath sends this information from LHR -
'A grieving family tried to take a dead relative on to a
flight in their luggage. They wheeled a coffin to a British
Airways Check-in desk thinking they could squeeze it into
overhead lockers rather than leave it in the cargo hold.
Shocked staff at Manchester Airport explained to the
Pakistan bound passengers that the corpse could only travel
as freight. The coffin was balanced on the trolley in a busy
main terminal concourse. The group wanted to take the dead
man abroad for burial in Pakistan. A BA spokesman stated
'Bodies have to be taken as freight, we do list the more
obvious items which passengers are not allowed to have on
aircraft such as firearms and explosive, but it is a bit
difficult to include everything!'

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A report last week said that another passenger was turned
away at check-in with 30 budgies in his coat.

And a magician tried to take a 9ft python on board.

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Rumour has it that British Midland may be joining the Star
Alliance in 2000.

. Terry's travel tips.
When visiting Seattle, why not drop in to see the Museum of
Flight at Boeing Field. Hours are 10:00 to 17:00 daily, and
10:00 to 21:00 on Thursday. To get there take I5 south of
Seattle, exit 158 and follow the brown signs.

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. Smilie from Terry.
Found in 'Stewardess' by R.Serling - Aboard a 'Connie' that
had been delayed leaving the gate, the flight attendant
check in the cockpit to enquire the reason for the delay.
'It's the damn gyro', the captain explained pointing to one
of the several bewildering array of instruments, ' I can't
get the thing to erect'. The flight attendant thanked the
captain and returned to the cabin and picked up the mike for
the pa system. 'Ladies and gentlemen', she drawled, 'the
captain advises me he is waiting for an erection, after
which we will be on our way. Thank y'all for travelling XYZ
airline'

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.  That's it for this time, please we need your input, send
comments and email addresses of any others who may be
interested to Vesta with a copy to Terry.


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