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16th May 2019, 22:36
Replies: 95
Views: 36,328
Posted By echobeach

This is utterly brilliant. I was very...

This is utterly brilliant. I was very disappointed not to be able to read the rest of that article in fly past. Itís topical
given the efforts of the impressive single engine flights to cross the...
14th Oct 2015, 07:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By echobeach

I have found watching how instructors achieve...

I have found watching how instructors achieve this with us (all who continue to try and improve skills) fascinating.
It's about the transition from being unconsciously incompetent on your first...
29th May 2014, 20:56
Replies: 73
Views: 15,301
Posted By echobeach

The real question if you leave aside the...

The real question if you leave aside the affordability of private flying, is why any of us carry on with it.

Lots of points have been raised including cost, risk assessment, family and work...
5th May 2014, 06:59
Replies: 9
Views: 2,297
Posted By echobeach

I can't comment on the others but the Flyers...

I can't comment on the others but the Flyers Flying school at Elstree has a number of clear advantages for your stated goals. Not only do they have a really excellent group of instructors (and a...
18th Apr 2014, 22:49
Replies: 51
Views: 7,462
Posted By echobeach

I now wear running gloves for the a check having...

I now wear running gloves for the a check having arrived for a few check rides having removed parts of hands on airframe.

And 1 day prior to a ski holiday I stepped confidently off the wing of an...
30th Jan 2014, 19:46
Replies: 278
Views: 21,771
Posted By echobeach

I was most pleased to see a post again from Chuck...

I was most pleased to see a post again from Chuck as I have both enjoyed reading his contributions and posts over the years.
To a hobby pilot, it's always seems interesting that this still a...
23rd Jan 2014, 20:54
Replies: 123
Views: 12,448
Posted By echobeach

I have only about 200 hours in the last couple of...

I have only about 200 hours in the last couple of years in a cirrus.
I don't know why it attracts sometimes such adverse publicity and comments
I have enjoyed flying this more than anything else...
15th Nov 2013, 09:28
Replies: 29
Views: 5,452
Posted By echobeach

I have a lining up check that I do every time I...

I have a lining up check that I do every time I cross the threshold.

Everything forward. Take off Flaps set. Fuel on. Correct runway. Engine ok.

I think of the Madrid accident with no take...
15th Nov 2013, 09:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By echobeach

I thought I understood this but now am less sure....

I thought I understood this but now am less sure.

I can fly an N registered craft in uk using my EASA ppl but not abroad. Which I do. I don't fly it out of uk airspace.

I fly G registered...
16th May 2013, 18:10
Replies: 13
Views: 5,981
Posted By echobeach

With reference to the original question. I can't...

With reference to the original question. I can't really imagine why you would wish to do that. Ie taxi as a student with a non flying friend other than to say .. Look I can taxi a plane. I would say...
1st May 2013, 21:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,974
Posted By echobeach

I have to say that the single best thing about...

I have to say that the single best thing about the Imc rating is to depart when there is an ability to leave the gloomy uk weather behind.
Climb up through clouds and sit there in the sun looking...
4th Apr 2013, 18:27
Replies: 26
Views: 7,139
Posted By echobeach

Last year bought 3rd gen ipad uk 3G and wifi. ...

Last year bought 3rd gen ipad uk 3G and wifi. Sky demon on ipad.

Flew VFR to Mallorca.

Was not sure about all the GPS issues you raised but. ....

Didn't lose signal once.
Best touring...
19th Mar 2013, 22:44
Replies: 25
Views: 5,969
Posted By echobeach

Whilst I love flying in Germany my vote goes to...

Whilst I love flying in Germany my vote goes to France
Most of my long touring has been round France
Superb Atc.
Landing at large airfields in class D never an issue
Complex looking airspace...
26th Feb 2013, 17:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By echobeach

Perpignan I have used a few times and parked...

Perpignan I have used a few times and parked overnight. Usually in transit to and from Spain. Last year on way to Mallorca. Good service. Cheap parking. Avgas was no problem.
Cacrcassone had no...
12th Nov 2012, 17:18
Replies: 218
Views: 16,103
Posted By echobeach

If you fly the cirrus to the numbers in the POH...

If you fly the cirrus to the numbers in the POH it's a pleasure to fly.

If you try and land too fast or slow it will cause potential problems but if you cross the threshold at V ref it's fine.
...
4th Sep 2012, 13:27
Replies: 11
Views: 2,534
Posted By echobeach

Good reminder of need for directional control...

Good reminder of need for directional control once on the ground in strong cross wind.
Bit odd is it not, landing 09 tho with those winds shown in metar. Tail and cross wind with 09. 27 would have...
26th Jun 2012, 21:20
Replies: 18
Views: 1,649
Posted By echobeach

Winter Olympics. Hahahahaha. That really made me...

Winter Olympics. Hahahahaha. That really made me laugh.

Although given recent weather, perhaps not such an unwise suggestion.

My remaining uncertainty about this period is : will it be...
22nd Jun 2012, 16:46
Replies: 50
Views: 5,177
Posted By echobeach

Having been using sky demon recently in Europe...

Having been using sky demon recently in Europe and this week on a trip to Liverpool I can say its extremely helpful with vrps at non familiar airfields.
En route one uses all the usual Nav aids but...
3rd Jun 2012, 20:19
Replies: 20
Views: 19,362
Posted By echobeach

I have just used sky demon on iPad to fly uk to...

I have just used sky demon on iPad to fly uk to Mallorca and back. 1800 miles. Did not lose GPS signal once. Fantastic table of all likely radio frequencies en route. Very useful for finding French...
29th May 2012, 09:36
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By echobeach

It is the most odd requirement. It just has to be...

It is the most odd requirement. It just has to be a recognised UK VAT number and it seemed so long as it had some relevance to you or the craft that was fine.
I would think if you have a UK company...
29th May 2012, 09:15
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By echobeach

IR on its way. Its a work in progress. 33 hours...

IR on its way. Its a work in progress. 33 hours in and taking break for a bit of summer VFR flying.
There is no problem with customs at Son Bonet if arriving from Schengen - checked with all there -...
29th May 2012, 09:09
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By echobeach

May I also add for anyone thinking of doing this...

May I also add for anyone thinking of doing this that Palma ATC were very helpful. I rang them before leaving France to ensure one made no errors coming in and again to file the flight plan. They...
29th May 2012, 08:58
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By echobeach

A few more of Mallorca ...

A few more of Mallorca
http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r607/Echobeach11/89783553.jpg

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r607/Echobeach11/cffcb609.jpg
...
29th May 2012, 08:41
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By echobeach

Not brilliant quality on iPhone but at least give...

Not brilliant quality on iPhone but at least give the idea of sea crossing and Mallorca.

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r607/Echobeach11/d2c45b94.jpg
...
28th May 2012, 20:30
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By echobeach

If I can work out how to do it I will upload some...

If I can work out how to do it I will upload some pictures.
Maxed: thanks so much for advice. Brilliant.
Points to make for those who might think about this sort of trip.

Flying in France is...
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