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7th Nov 2020, 08:46
Replies: 100
Views: 19,944
Posted By ddoth

OK, so you get a job flying for free. Great. You...

OK, so you get a job flying for free. Great. You are off gaining some command hours.
Few months down the line, you ask to be paid, operator decides he is going to take the next one in line,...
12th Jan 2019, 05:13
Replies: 2
Views: 1,408
Posted By ddoth

There are a few decent size maintenance companies...

There are a few decent size maintenance companies at Jandakot itself which do the majority of types (AeroJacks or Swift would be the first point of call). Northam (YNTM) has an engineer that is...
29th Sep 2018, 05:59
Replies: 33
Views: 3,257
Posted By ddoth

Spelling and grammar a a decent requirement for...

Spelling and grammar a a decent requirement for many (generally based on previous people hired). A simple mistake is just that but if there is a trend there may be bigger things at play, as others...
6th Aug 2018, 00:49
Replies: 39
Views: 19,658
Posted By ddoth

FE wasn't a bad place to work provided you took...

FE wasn't a bad place to work provided you took it for what it was - a sim.

As the years have gone by, I believe they are all up to 4.5 standard (I haven't worked with them for a few years). The...
10th Nov 2017, 23:02
Replies: 64
Views: 19,455
Posted By ddoth

That'll teach me for not looking properly! ...

That'll teach me for not looking properly!
Cheers :ok:
10th Nov 2017, 03:53
Replies: 64
Views: 19,455
Posted By ddoth

One more 'little' gripe. About to jump in the...

One more 'little' gripe.
About to jump in the aircraft 0315Z.
Jumped into the GAF, earliest available is 'Valid 0500Z to 1100Z'
What happened to the one that had a validity through 0300Z?

(or...
9th Nov 2017, 10:42
Replies: 64
Views: 19,455
Posted By ddoth

Can't say I'm a fan out of the gate. The map...

Can't say I'm a fan out of the gate.

The map section (the actually GAF at the bottom) is straightforward, we just need to get the winds put in there.
The wind/temp grid is way to detailed. What...
9th Nov 2017, 05:43
Replies: 65
Views: 12,993
Posted By ddoth

It'd be the ideal day to hit people up for a ramp...

It'd be the ideal day to hit people up for a ramp check. Can't get the weather if the service is down :/
28th Oct 2017, 00:52
Replies: 29
Views: 5,913
Posted By ddoth

You could then say that an aircraft with retracts...

You could then say that an aircraft with retracts can be flown by a non endorsed pilot, so long as they leave the gear down.
(I read those regs as saying if it has wheels AND floats that you need a...
12th Aug 2017, 05:03
Replies: 71
Views: 11,286
Posted By ddoth

One should develop a good visual cue of where the...

One should develop a good visual cue of where the runway intercepts the aircrafts windshield to determine if things might be outside your own limits.
However, I always used the approach speed and...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Apr 2017, 15:06
Replies: 19
Views: 9,617
Posted By ddoth

SVFR due cloud. OR you could ask to not operate...

SVFR due cloud.
OR you could ask to not operate above 1500ft - (Does away with that requirement in a sense).

Don't quote me on that however, have done it a few times over here and has been said...
30th Jun 2016, 13:59
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By ddoth

YFRT has a person that will come out and fill /...

YFRT has a person that will come out and fill / process payment for you. You can't miss it and he / they will be waiting for you when you give your inbound call.
YMIA does have CC facilities when I...
3rd Jun 2016, 04:18
Replies: 53
Views: 10,871
Posted By ddoth

As others have said, 65 is too fast if you're...

As others have said, 65 is too fast if you're solo. You'll balloon or chew up runway.

I come in with about 1400RPM and about 10-15ft, pending wind, SLOWLY start pulling power, raising the nose to...
Forum: Tech Log
16th May 2016, 15:22
Replies: 10
Views: 9,546
Posted By ddoth

Get whatever plugs you need for the aircraft you...

Get whatever plugs you need for the aircraft you are currently flying.
Bose can replace the leads if need be down the line. (It doesn't cost overly much in the scheme of things)
Forum: North America
16th Nov 2015, 04:14
Replies: 149
Views: 121,803
Posted By ddoth

If it were a truck outside, it should have...

If it were a truck outside, it should have mentioned that it was observing no fire threat or that it was under control.
There was really any clear identification of who it was or what they were...
22nd Sep 2015, 02:17
Replies: 50
Views: 20,490
Posted By ddoth

For your point about car speedos starting at the...

For your point about car speedos starting at the left and working around clockwise - the old ASIs, I only know they were in older Pipers, had the same thing.
Mind you, the gauges themselves were...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jun 2015, 00:00
Replies: 23
Views: 7,925
Posted By ddoth

I believe it's not always for the benefit of ATC...

I believe it's not always for the benefit of ATC but it helps other aircraft as well
20th Jan 2015, 01:16
Replies: 38
Views: 5,865
Posted By ddoth

I find the BIC biros work almost all of the time,...

I find the BIC biros work almost all of the time, have to get it started on another piece of paper occasionally.
Papermates (or whatever the really inky type ones are) never seem to fail either.
Replies: 7
Views: 3,585
Posted By ddoth

I wouldn't worry about the QNH. There are always...

I wouldn't worry about the QNH. There are always those questions that add extra things to try and confuse you.
Over here, quadrant levels aren't required to be flown under 5000ft. Going off that...
7th Jul 2014, 03:29
Replies: 10
Views: 2,142
Posted By ddoth

As the forces equal out (lift required is met...

As the forces equal out (lift required is met which means no more AoA is needed which in turn, stops drag increasing)
It's the same reason why airspeed settles as you slow down for approach / decent...
19th Jun 2014, 06:12
Replies: 853
Views: 670,648
Posted By ddoth

Few people I know, including myself, have been...

Few people I know, including myself, have been through Minovation.

Instruct very well and teach you about how to find information (ie. can you fly over square on CSU equipped planes).

That's my...
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