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Old 23rd Mar 2016, 04:46
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Sopwith Pup..?? ....no Camel hump.
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Old 28th Mar 2016, 22:32
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For sale. Needs some work to get back to flying condition.

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Old 28th Mar 2016, 23:40
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One of those "will I, or won't I" questions we are often faced with...

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Old 29th Mar 2016, 00:29
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I'll bet you you did
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Old 29th Mar 2016, 02:40
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I'll bet you you did
I'll bet you I didn't... due to an upcoming mountain range. I don't enjoy being on top when the ground pokes up from underneath.
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I was betting you'd go through it
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Old 29th Mar 2016, 06:30
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(a) as a youngster, I did that on a number of occasions .. and frightened the bejezus out of myself on several examples (slow learner) .. talk about young chaps and self-perceptions of invincibility ..


(b) many years ago, the grandson of my parents' best friends and a mate both died after surviving a scud runner prang in the Blue Mountains .. a bit tragic to suffer a young chap screw up, more or less get away with it .. and then die from survivable injuries ..


As I see it, one of the biggest training challenges in aviation (and most hazardous undertakings) is to do our best to put old heads on young shoulders ..
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Old 29th Mar 2016, 08:06
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You're not wrong JT. They might start small, perhaps 100ft thick, but beyond your view it might end up as 500ft or 1000, or as a mate once found out, it was 7,500ft thick!
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Old 29th Mar 2016, 08:41
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.. and contain rocks ..




.. if we're into anecdotes, my first foray into cloud territory was as a young chap doing his CPL training.


Had an ADF, you see ... not much idea of how to use it, mind you, but had one, nonetheless. On top .. 8/8 ... turned the ADF volume down as it was annoying ...


Some time later, after the ADF turning point ETA was well passed .. started to get uncomfortable, checked the volume ... had turned the unit off, hadn't I ? Idiot !


As I said earlier, a tad know-it-all slow learner in my youth. Eventually, between a few frights and a few belts around the ears from more experienced chaps, I settled down and started to do things the way one should if one is to achieve old bones.
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Old 29th Mar 2016, 08:42
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For sale. Needs some work to get back to flying condition.
Squawk, is that a beloved Pawnee? If so, it can probably fly as is! Tough birds, they are!
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Old 30th Mar 2016, 04:01
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I'd say so Cuban Eight, the photo was taken at an airfield that is primarily crop-dusters.
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Talking of clouds with rocks, there was an interesting, if slightly frightening documentary on ABC RN the other day. (podcast .mp3 linked)
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Old 10th Apr 2016, 07:54
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Good on you for posting this podcast. I just listened to it in full and its a fascinating, captivating and brilliantly edited recording.

Why couldn't this be used as a training resource for VFR cross country trainees?
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Old 10th Apr 2016, 10:50
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Well worth the 27 mins to listen to this.
So well put together.
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Knocked this one up quick and dirty in the iPad. Enjoy.

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Very nice Keg... top marks. The best cloud surfing I did one night in the DC9 was between Rockhampton and Mackay. A brilliant full moon illuminating a blanket of stratus a few metres below the aircraft.... an exhilarating illusion of fast low flying.
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The boys and girls at GCSFC Jacobs Well put on a very pleasant fly-in / open day this morning; big to them for running what seemed to be an endless stream of rides for shiny eyed punters.

Herewith a few pics of goings on;
1. RV lends itself to mil type paint schemes I reckon
2. For the man who really needs to be different - a Morgan Cougar with a Viking (nee' Honda Jazz) motor. Striking paint scheme and seemed to perform ok
3. Bearhawk - I was a bit sceptical of the numbers down the side, given that the original Bearhawk had an empty weight in excess of RAA max, but this is apparently the slimmed down LSA version with an empty weight in the low 300kg range.
4. Those Magnificent Men in...etc.
5. Novel approach to a paint job!
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Antique Aircraft Assoc Fly-in at Echuca

A fabulous event, with 170 aircraft attending. This year cerebrated the Chipmunk's 70th year (and there were 15 present).











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