Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Bigears
Showing results 1 to 25 of 348
Search took 0.19 seconds.
28th Mar 2019, 19:46
Replies: 29
Views: 5,337
Posted By Bigears

My instructors final words before closing the...

My instructors final words before closing the door as I went on my first solo... "Don't embarrass me" :O
19th Jun 2018, 20:17
Replies: 22
Views: 2,855
Posted By Bigears

As a student, I was instructed to do an orbit...

As a student, I was instructed to do an orbit when on final (I'd guess I was at around 400ft) due to a Sea King appearing over the threshold (he'd misheard an instruction to remain clear of the...
14th Feb 2018, 07:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bigears

The flight did not 'go off radar' - that...

The flight did not 'go off radar' - that particular aircraft does not transmit position data which is one method that flight tracking apps use for plotting, but instead relies upon; a) number of...
23rd Jun 2017, 19:53
Replies: 309
Views: 211,856
Posted By Bigears

A A Gruntpuddock, As related to me quite...

A A Gruntpuddock,
As related to me quite recently by the then Tower controller, (who was delighted to finally find someone to verify his story about the crowd-overflying -I was there in the crowd),...
Forum: Questions
6th Mar 2017, 17:16
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By Bigears

As galaxy flyer says. 'A GNE within NAT...

As galaxy flyer says.
'A GNE within NAT Airspace is defined as a deviation from cleared track of 10 NM or more (note the change from ≥ 25 NM post implementation of the RLatSM trials)'.
Taken from...
27th Feb 2017, 19:57
Replies: 190
Views: 104,549
Posted By Bigears

Sorry to hear about Hector. Here's some photos...

Sorry to hear about Hector.
Here's some photos when he departed Prestwick on a dreicht 6th Nov 2004 after receiving maintenance for some time.
In memoriam......
12th Jan 2017, 16:38
Replies: 20
Views: 3,240
Posted By Bigears

USMC C130 flew overhead Glasgow towards Dublin at...

USMC C130 flew overhead Glasgow towards Dublin at FL220 at that time- very noisy for a Herc.
First time I've seen a prop chemtrailing - must be a cost reduction thing :-)
12th Nov 2016, 07:28
Replies: 16
Views: 5,126
Posted By Bigears

TangoAlphad Yip, tell them what they want to...

TangoAlphad
Yip, tell them what they want to hear and then sit back and wait for the follow-on contract! Licence to print money (wish I'd thought of it, however even I have morals)
6th Jun 2016, 18:42
Replies: 34
Views: 6,366
Posted By Bigears

piperboy84, Whilst I am certainly not...

piperboy84,
Whilst I am certainly not faultless with a cross-country overhead join that must have really confused a student and instructor at Fife a few years ago (it did have the added benefit for...
25th May 2016, 19:10
Replies: 2,560
Views: 671,203
Posted By Bigears

cdtaylor_nats Unless it has been edited...

cdtaylor_nats

Unless it has been edited since when you read it, the article does not mention the Centre, but that there is ATC on site, which is correct.

willy wombat

No you wouldn't, and if...
30th Apr 2016, 17:31
Replies: 50
Views: 18,929
Posted By Bigears

Hi Discorde, As sure as I can be with the...

Hi Discorde,

As sure as I can be with the passage of time- it was only very occasionally that a crew did this, but I'm fairly certain.

I am definite that Swissair (cargo) DC9's did FL350 from...
29th Apr 2016, 14:53
Replies: 50
Views: 18,929
Posted By Bigears

Discorde, You could buy tickets for the GLA-BFS...

Discorde,
You could buy tickets for the GLA-BFS early morning flight (06:00) for a ridiculously low fare (6). Occasionally the crews took the aircraft up to FL350 for the hop. Why? because they...
11th Feb 2016, 18:44
Replies: 21
Views: 11,665
Posted By Bigears

The injuries he suffered are fair reward for...

The injuries he suffered are fair reward for climbing to 5000ft (when briefed to be not above 1200ft in that area) in a busy arrival/departure area for Manchester and Liverpool. We're all lucky that...
5th Feb 2016, 07:08
Replies: 20
Views: 4,493
Posted By Bigears

I flew the C150/2 during training and the PA28...

I flew the C150/2 during training and the PA28 after I got my licence.
I did one rather big 'cruncher' onto the runway when landing with the Cessna that I think the PA28 may have had more difficulty...
20th Dec 2015, 12:26
Replies: 77
Views: 20,324
Posted By Bigears

I remember the R/T exchange that went between a...

I remember the R/T exchange that went between a BA Shuttle B757 & a Loganair SH36...

Shuttle in response to Glasgow ATC: 'Roger, copied, number 2 to the Shed'
Loganair retorted: 'I'd rather be a...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Aug 2015, 08:44
Replies: 9
Views: 2,861
Posted By Bigears

1. Information will not have radar and if given a...

1. Information will not have radar and if given a poor position report and a vague routing, may not realise that your track will take you through a Danger Area. A free utility is SkyDemon Light...
10th May 2015, 19:08
Replies: 39
Views: 4,566
Posted By Bigears

Talkdownman, I apologise for my mistake ref...

Talkdownman,

I apologise for my mistake ref 5.3.2.1.

If I may be so bold, I would think that your original statement
'Fact: Mode S is not even required in the London CTR' should have read
...
10th May 2015, 12:04
Replies: 39
Views: 4,566
Posted By Bigears

Talkdownman I respectfully suggest that you...

Talkdownman
I respectfully suggest that you are incorrect in your assertion.
UK AIP GEN 1.5 Para 5.3.1(b) & 5.3.2.1 in conjunction with the ANO Schedule 5 paragraph 3(6)(b) would appear to state...
4th Apr 2015, 21:48
Replies: 44
Views: 14,791
Posted By Bigears

Sad outcome...

Sad outcome (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-32187183) RIP
24th Dec 2014, 14:48
Replies: 31
Views: 7,838
Posted By Bigears

try this...

try this (https://news.vice.com/show/the-islamic-state)
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Dec 2014, 23:07
Replies: 57
Views: 4,390
Posted By Bigears

You shouldn't have had your 2-3 bottles of claret...

You shouldn't have had your 2-3 bottles of claret before posting - if the landing distance calculation was 50% of actual, it wouldn't take too many landings before you were off the far end and you...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Nov 2014, 19:12
Replies: 12
Views: 3,060
Posted By Bigears

TMZ = Mode S transponder

TMZ = Mode S transponder
3rd Oct 2014, 10:26
Replies: 24
Views: 3,225
Posted By Bigears

Amblikai, My experience is that the learning was...

Amblikai, My experience is that the learning was part of the fun- it is not just a 'tick-box exercise'. Ok, I slightly lied- I found the bookwork hard work, but putting what I had learnt from the...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2014, 06:46
Replies: 94
Views: 5,978
Posted By Bigears

Tom Cruise does all his own stunts...

Tom Cruise does all his own stunts (http://youtu.be/Gu0q-VlINqo)
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Sep 2014, 22:12
Replies: 17
Views: 5,606
Posted By Bigears

Jwscud, Let me save you the hassle... ...

Jwscud,


Let me save you the hassle...

UK AIP ENR page 1.1-13 (para 3.2.2.3.1)
"...Aircraft when first approaching a cleared flight level and/or when changing flight level in Controlled...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 348
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.