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14th Sep 2019, 23:02
Replies: 13
Views: 2,489
Posted By chimbu warrior

I have noticed a trend in recent years where PNG...

I have noticed a trend in recent years where PNG media report lots of "grass roots" news from PNG but less and less of what might be considered PNG news with international connections, Surprisingly...
11th Sep 2019, 04:15
Replies: 33
Views: 5,445
Posted By chimbu warrior

I would suggest there are several reasons. ...

I would suggest there are several reasons.

Firstly these aircraft typically follow the summer, and hence work in the northern hemisphere during our winter, and need to do so to achieve the...
11th Sep 2019, 00:55
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

Pago Pago (NSTU) in American Samoa. A place where...

Pago Pago (NSTU) in American Samoa. A place where waves sometimes crash over the runway.

Open house.
25th Aug 2019, 08:28
Replies: 27
Views: 18,844
Posted By chimbu warrior

Based on Badgerys Creek progress to date (40...

Based on Badgerys Creek progress to date (40 years of talking and no action) I think the 146 will be around for quite a while yet.
21st Aug 2019, 11:48
Replies: 49
Views: 11,831
Posted By chimbu warrior

Actually not plagiarised, but adopted and covered...

Actually not plagiarised, but adopted and covered by an act of parliament. PNG even added some refinements (such as Part 100).
20th Aug 2019, 04:36
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

Funafuti (NGFU), Tuvalu. OH.

Funafuti (NGFU), Tuvalu.

OH.
18th Aug 2019, 10:56
Replies: 49
Views: 11,831
Posted By chimbu warrior

Mogas is probably just as problematical as Avgas,...

Mogas is probably just as problematical as Avgas, and most vehicles in the bush run on diesel (if they run at all).

Even in Port Moresby Avgas is difficult to obtain; elsewhere it is just...
18th Aug 2019, 07:31
Replies: 49
Views: 11,831
Posted By chimbu warrior

All of the above is correct, but the most...

All of the above is correct, but the most critical thing is the lack of Avgas, which makes operating at piston-engined aircraft almost impossible in PNG these days.

Another issue you may not be...
18th Aug 2019, 00:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,819
Posted By chimbu warrior

I recall that the RAAF pranged a Caribou at...

I recall that the RAAF pranged a Caribou at Eliptamin, after mistaking it for Telefomin, but also recall that they stripped down the airframe and slung it out beneath a Chinook (several sorties).
...
17th Aug 2019, 06:59
Replies: 4,466
Views: 1,494,521
Posted By chimbu warrior

I was fascinated to read that although the...

I was fascinated to read that although the tenders were issued wrongly and there was no reserve price, somehow 2 of them were sold. Can we assume that they went to a "friendly" party (or parties) at...
2nd Aug 2019, 12:24
Replies: 40
Views: 35,812
Posted By chimbu warrior

I got notification from CASA recently that Flight...

I got notification from CASA recently that Flight Safety Australia would soon be available in print for $39.95/year (or thereabouts). Who had the brilliant idea to charge for this?

Whilst FSA is...
26th Jul 2019, 19:36
Replies: 1,471
Views: 793,413
Posted By chimbu warrior

Looks like they are evaluating Fokker...

Looks like they are evaluating Fokker replacements........

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/80156-pngs-air-niugini-eyes-e2s-as-f100-replacement
15th Jul 2019, 03:17
Replies: 6
Views: 2,996
Posted By chimbu warrior

That first photo looks like the Citation III now...

That first photo looks like the Citation III now has all the thrust it needs. Range was always an issue on the type, and I'm guessing the bigger (substantially by the look of it) engine will...
2nd Jul 2019, 12:20
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

Vunakanau on East New Britain? OH if correct.

Vunakanau on East New Britain? OH if correct.
2nd Jul 2019, 12:15
Replies: 1,471
Views: 793,413
Posted By chimbu warrior

Malakai won't rock the boat, and Jim has gone.

Malakai won't rock the boat, and Jim has gone.
23rd Jun 2019, 07:59
Replies: 6
Views: 2,500
Posted By chimbu warrior

A bit like P2-EUV which has been sitting in...

A bit like P2-EUV which has been sitting in Cairns for 6 years. Owner disregards sound advice and buys "bargain" aircraft and then finds that it is non-compliant in many areas (RVSM or ADS-B or TAWS...
20th Jun 2019, 07:49
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

Bingo! Well spotted sir. ...

Bingo! Well spotted sir.


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1920x1080/img_6709_14b8d009e1b459fa04b75b439654b48c30f85c5b.jpg
20th Jun 2019, 07:42
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

No but you are in the correct country.

No but you are in the correct country.
20th Jun 2019, 07:26
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

Another resident. This one also did not see...

Another resident. This one also did not see military service in the country where it is now housed.

...
20th Jun 2019, 07:17
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

No it is not. The identity of this machine is...

No it is not. The identity of this machine is prefixed XZ.
20th Jun 2019, 06:59
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

No it is not. Here is an aircraft that lives...

No it is not. Here is an aircraft that lives here, although it is a very long way from its original home.

...
20th Jun 2019, 06:15
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

Actually on second thoughts I do have something...

Actually on second thoughts I do have something to offer..........

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1920x1080/img_6706_8d4b34b6ecf55ac950971761b082b959036c283d.jpg
20th Jun 2019, 03:28
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

That would be Roma airport (YROM). Open...

That would be Roma airport (YROM).

Open house.
11th Jun 2019, 21:54
Replies: 16,997
Views: 1,786,380
Posted By chimbu warrior

Guessing here, but there is a London on Christmas...

Guessing here, but there is a London on Christmas (Kiritimati) Island, part of Kiribati with which our contributor has a connection. Could it be a new FIS building on Kiritimati?

OH if so.
27th May 2019, 05:38
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By chimbu warrior

There is nothing about it in Part 141, however...

There is nothing about it in Part 141, however there is a small reference hidden in the definitions in Part 1 as follows -

Air transport operation means an operation for the carriage of passengers...
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