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5th May 2021, 10:10
Replies: 77
Views: 37,122
Posted By Ixixly

Pretty easy to lay a large chunk of blame on...

Pretty easy to lay a large chunk of blame on them, why was it so easy for any Student to grab the keys and go for a burn? This wasn't some early morning flight before any admin or instructors were...
27th Apr 2021, 09:49
Replies: 42
Views: 5,377
Posted By Ixixly

Pilots are funny creatures when it comes to...

Pilots are funny creatures when it comes to figuring things out for themselves, I had a guy who swore black and blue that leaving the cowls open on a 207 made it fly faster all because one day he...
26th Apr 2021, 10:36
Replies: 42
Views: 5,377
Posted By Ixixly

And here I was assuming the Test Pilots hired to...

And here I was assuming the Test Pilots hired to make sure the POH is correct who probably tested many different configurations guided by the Aeronautical Engineers who designed the Aircraft all had...
26th Apr 2021, 02:14
Replies: 42
Views: 5,377
Posted By Ixixly

I think he just meant that particular comment...

I think he just meant that particular comment rather than your first post which was insightful as always :D
19th Apr 2021, 10:59
Replies: 22
Views: 5,736
Posted By Ixixly

Fair, but it still means there's a pretty limited...

Fair, but it still means there's a pretty limited pool of Pilots out there that meet their "Essentials". I'd really love to meet the HR people that write these lists and pick their brains one day :}
19th Apr 2021, 08:55
Replies: 22
Views: 5,736
Posted By Ixixly

For a bit of context, according to jetcraft.com...

For a bit of context, according to jetcraft.com there have been 123 G150s produced in total since they began production in 2005. There would likely only be a small number of Pilots (relatively...
14th Apr 2021, 14:29
Replies: 18
Views: 4,210
Posted By Ixixly

I get that and the idea that stepping on that...

I get that and the idea that stepping on that step a few times a day for a couple of decades accumulates as well but I'd dare say it's a small percentage of the overall degradation that occurs from...
14th Apr 2021, 11:50
Replies: 18
Views: 4,210
Posted By Ixixly

Considering the inflight loads I'd much rather...

Considering the inflight loads I'd much rather step on this and bend it than get it in the air and find out. Yes the loads on it aren't the same things but if you stepping on it bends it then you...
14th Apr 2021, 11:47
Replies: 36
Views: 8,565
Posted By Ixixly

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-04-13/reports-of-...

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-04-13/reports-of-light-plane-crash-near-canberra/100066868

Both deceased, reports of going into a spin by a local who witnessed it and the photos look pretty ugly....
7th Apr 2021, 08:59
Replies: 33
Views: 10,137
Posted By Ixixly

Considering it's something that's being brought...

Considering it's something that's being brought in to serve the public and CASA are the only ones legally able to do this I'd dare say CASA as a Government body probably should, this seems like it...
31st Mar 2021, 07:54
Replies: 48
Views: 7,554
Posted By Ixixly

Yeah, but it's that piss-weak yank stuff so it...

Yeah, but it's that piss-weak yank stuff so it barely counts :}
29th Mar 2021, 10:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By Ixixly

It all depends of course, some will get value and...

It all depends of course, some will get value and others will not, couldn't find what they charge unfortunately so I can't really tell. But let's say you take out a day or two overall in going over...
28th Mar 2021, 12:11
Replies: 22
Views: 3,214
Posted By Ixixly

Not exactly a fair comparison, how many Casual GA...

Not exactly a fair comparison, how many Casual GA Pilots do you know of? It can definitely work in their favour but I'd wager that I could get more hours and thusly take home more per week as a...
28th Mar 2021, 12:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By Ixixly

A little digging and it seems like this is legit,...

A little digging and it seems like this is legit, very recently launched. Basically, they're a Recruitment site that specialises in Pilots and I'm on the fence as to how well it will do, appears to...
22nd Mar 2021, 11:53
Replies: 66
Views: 11,813
Posted By Ixixly

I will say quite clearly I don't agree with...

I will say quite clearly I don't agree with having a quota, it undermines the accomplishment of getting a position as there will always be people saying that it was only because of a quota and you'll...
17th Mar 2021, 00:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,786
Posted By Ixixly

It seems like most of the useful advice has been...

It seems like most of the useful advice has been handed out, why not some levity? :}
17th Mar 2021, 00:21
Replies: 66
Views: 11,813
Posted By Ixixly

Timing? Luck? Experience? A particular...

Timing? Luck? Experience? A particular personality? It could be anything so how about we don't go down that route automatically?
15th Mar 2021, 10:55
Replies: 24
Views: 4,786
Posted By Ixixly

Pfft, terrible advice, everyone knows the 209 is...

Pfft, terrible advice, everyone knows the 209 is being phased out for the 209NG.
15th Mar 2021, 05:06
Replies: 44
Views: 8,889
Posted By Ixixly

No offence, but there was a reason why the...

No offence, but there was a reason why the Buffalo crash in the US made them take stock on experience levels for crews. A lot of Pilots might be fine at 160TT but honestly, at that point you're still...
15th Mar 2021, 01:22
Replies: 24
Views: 4,786
Posted By Ixixly

You've entered what was already a tough industry...

You've entered what was already a tough industry for newbies getting a first gig at a time that has made it even more difficult, I'm sure you're well aware of this but it's worth starting off with...
4th Mar 2021, 05:26
Replies: 5
Views: 2,892
Posted By Ixixly

They could have stuck him infront of something a...

They could have stuck him infront of something a bit nicer than a 182 :P

Also, if The Bachelor Curse doesn't get him and his presumably lovely partner what's the bet AIDS will? Cynical? Maybe but...
28th Feb 2021, 11:31
Replies: 11
Views: 3,727
Posted By Ixixly

"oh look, a penny"

"oh look, a penny"
14th Feb 2021, 11:09
Replies: 8
Views: 2,223
Posted By Ixixly

https://i.stack.imgur.com/89BFH.jpg TB-25K...

https://i.stack.imgur.com/89BFH.jpg

TB-25K POH there for Take Off Distance, if you can get her to 26,000lbs at Sea-Level with nil wind it'll chew up about 750m to 50ft object only about 550m of...
5th Feb 2021, 00:31
Replies: 80
Views: 9,279
Posted By Ixixly

I'd highly disagree with leaving out "of the...

I'd highly disagree with leaving out "of the field", that's a dangerous assumption IMHO, what if you've simply not registered the fact that they're giving a different key location or the radio...
27th Jan 2021, 13:38
Replies: 24
Views: 6,313
Posted By Ixixly

Maybe the Pilot figured it was on the house and...

Maybe the Pilot figured it was on the house and make the most out of it for the logbook? :E
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