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The Untied Kingdom

Old 7th Feb 2015, 16:07
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The Untied Kingdom

Checking NOTAMs today and I now see we are the "Untied Kingdom". Does this refer to the Scottish Referendum or the fracturing of the multiculturism?

Q) EGXX/QAFXX/IV/NBO/E/000/999/5504N00500W999
B) FROM: 15/02/06 23:59C) TO: 15/05/03 23:59
E) STANDARDISED EUROPEAN RULES OR THE AIR - VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL
CONDITIONS (VMC) VISIBILITY AND DISTANCE FROM CLOUD MINIMA WITHIN
CLASS C, D, AND E AIRSPACE. OFFICIAL RECORD SERIES 4 NO 1084
(http://WWW.CAA.CO.UK/DOCS/33/ORS4NO1084.PDF) REFERS.

1. THE CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY, ON BEHALF OF THE UNTIED KINGDOM,
WITH THE CONSENT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR TRANSPORT AND
PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 14(4) OF THE COMMISION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION
(EC) NO 216/2008, EXEMPTS ANY AIRCRAFT BEING FLOWN WITHIN THE UK AT
OR BELOW 3000FT AMSL AND WITHIN CLASS C, D AND E AIRSPACE FROM THE
REQUIREMENTS OF COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) NO 923/2012
(STANDARDISED EUROPEAN RULES OF THE AIR (SERA) PARAGRAPH
SERA.5005(A) (VISUAL FLIGHT RULES) AND TABLE S5-1 OF SERA.5001 (VMC
VISIBILTY AND DISTANCE FROM CLOUD MINIMA) WHEN FLYING IN ACCORDANCE
WITH THE CONDITIONS SPECIFIED IN PARAGRAPH 2.

2. THE CONDITIONS SPECIFIED IN PARAGRAPH 1 ARE THAT AIRCRAFT:
A. IS FLOWN BY DAY ONLY.
B. IS FLOWN AT SPEED WHICH, ACCORDING TO ITS AIRSPEED INDICATOR, IS
140 KNOTS OR LESS, TO GIVE ADEQUATE OPPORTUNITY TO OBSERVE OTHER
TRAFFIC AND ANY OBSTACLES IN TIME TO AVOID COLLISION.
C. REMAINS CLEAR OF CLOUD, WITH THE SURFACE IN SIGHT AND IF THE
AIRCRAFT IS NOT A HELICOPTER, IN A FLIGHT VISIBILITY OF AT LEAST 5
KM, OR IF THE AIRCRAFT IS A HELICOPTER, IN A FLIGHT VISIBILITY OF AT
LEAST 1500M.

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We are knot amused.
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Old 7th Feb 2015, 17:07
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Let's see how long we can string this one along for.
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Anticipating the inevitable, perhaps?
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Can't really say it's noose to me.
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Lost the thread now....
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Wensly - shurely shome mistake - NOTAM used
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I must admit it struck a cord with me, but is it line with current thinking?, I for one are not going to twine over it.
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Time to...

..... it may very well give us the opportunity to cotton on to what is going on around us while our once great nation slowly unravels. While many a yarn has been spun most recently blaming the austerity measures for reducing that national pride on which our hopes and dreams had hung, perhaps in reality all it was, was actually a typo......
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Many strands to this argument.....
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Leon ... So does that make the CAA a bunch of Sheepshankers
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Misprint caused by a technical hitch.
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Ok, ok, enough! Some poor soul will be tieing themselves in knots over this one!
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Do this in your ATPL exam and they'll give you an "F"...
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Does it apply to hicopleters?
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Presumably written by a moonlighting Graundian proof-reader...
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Does it apply to hicopleters?
AL1. For hicopleters read heliopters...
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Nah - "hipocleters"
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Someone shooting a bowline? Or was it a slip? Not.
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IS FLOWN AT SPEED WHICH, ACCORDING TO ITS AIRSPEED INDICATOR, IS
140 KNOTS OR LESS






So if you fit a stop to prevent it reading over that, does that mean you can try to crack Mach 1?
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