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30th Jan 2017, 14:09
Replies: 191
Views: 74,258
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

She is 56 and she's very cleaver. She's done a...

She is 56 and she's very cleaver. She's done a lot of things in her life and most of that was a help to many people. Her service to the Air Training Corps is absolutely vital as the government have...
7th Apr 2013, 03:27
Replies: 94
Views: 7,432
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

OK BEagle, I admit that "Get out of Jail Free" is...

OK BEagle, I admit that "Get out of Jail Free" is just a figure of speech loaned to all those words you said it was meant to be and I will take 100 lines. But who cares, what it was really meant for...
6th Apr 2013, 17:34
Replies: 94
Views: 7,432
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

If you look around the flying clubs in the...

If you look around the flying clubs in the Cambridge area of the UK you will find a group of PPLs who make up "The IMC Club"
It was my good fortune to be invited to join them on one of their fly...
6th Apr 2013, 16:30
Replies: 1,533
Views: 3,316,708
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

At least it's open

Lets not winge too much about who does the inspection or where he comes from, because at least the airfield's open. In this day and age with the media running the show, and the banning brigade in...
3rd Mar 2012, 19:18
Replies: 19
Views: 6,254
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Starduster Purchase??

Hi Hatz

Long time no hear.
I just passed by and see that you have "just bought one"

So do you mean you have just bought a Starduster Too?

If you did, which one? From the US or UK?? Im...
15th Oct 2010, 23:32
Replies: 50
Views: 27,933
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Thanks for the replies gents. OK, by P1 and P2...

Thanks for the replies gents.
OK, by P1 and P2 I meant "In Command" or "Dual".
My instructor and I did not discuss prior to the flight who was in command. After the flight I was assured by him that...
15th Oct 2010, 21:18
Replies: 50
Views: 27,933
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

P1/P2 definitive answer to "time logging" question???

Right..... I'm going to try to get a totally, 100%, definitive answer from everyone (even the CAA is invited) to a real time, genuine bedouin P1 or P2 flight time logging question.

This actually...
15th Aug 2010, 05:45
Replies: 21
Views: 12,061
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Chinese GPS Units will work

Having watched and provided a little input to the development of Tim Dawson's Sky Demon on this forum, I purchased the "In Flight" software when it came out. It is very good indeed and continues to...
27th Jul 2010, 16:51
Replies: 36
Views: 6,218
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

I'll give it a try IO, but it will have to be...

I'll give it a try IO, but it will have to be very very good to justify the huge price tag on it.
With a headset, the protection to ones hearing is actually the attenuation of the loud noise...
27th Jul 2010, 16:08
Replies: 36
Views: 6,218
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

I have tried a couple of these ANR type headsets...

I have tried a couple of these ANR type headsets and whilst I agree that the noise attenuation is to a certain extent useful when trying to make out radio instructions in a high noise level cockpit...
27th Jul 2010, 05:21
Replies: 65
Views: 8,331
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Good morning Chuck The Hornet Moth looks, and...

Good morning Chuck
The Hornet Moth looks, and is a lovely aeroplane, but she is very heavy in the tail, especially if you compare it to a Tiger Moth which is a stable companion of the Hornet. It...
26th Jul 2010, 16:06
Replies: 65
Views: 8,331
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Chuck I flew a DH Hornet Moth for 8 years and I...

Chuck
I flew a DH Hornet Moth for 8 years and I found the Wheeler to be quite difficult to get right in this A/C. I have never taught anyone to land a tailwheel A/C but I don't believe that you...
26th Jul 2010, 02:11
Replies: 36
Views: 7,783
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

When I wore glasses I would very often find that...

When I wore glasses I would very often find that I was flaring too high and dropping her on. Since having Laser surgery and therefore dispensing with all but reading glasses, my landings have...
25th Jul 2010, 09:13
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Currently:- LAA = Because I support the Rally...

Currently:-
LAA = Because I support the Rally (Would like a return to BIG rallies) and the Magazine is great.
Although I have been flying non permit A/C for years, I intend to change to a permit...
25th Jul 2010, 08:13
Replies: 65
Views: 8,331
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

This may be so, but IMHO it depends on the type...

This may be so, but IMHO it depends on the type of aeroplane. A tail heavy type can be a devil to wheeler-on neatly.
I'll take the grass and go for a three pointer anyday;)
25th Jul 2010, 07:54
Replies: 95
Views: 9,047
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Do we need an LAA forum within PPRuNe??

Thee pages of posts down the line and WW's original questions seem to have faded into the background as the guns seem to have swung around from the CEO of the LAA to the LAA as a whole. With so many...
22nd Jul 2010, 17:48
Replies: 57
Views: 9,502
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

You're dead right Screetch! I bought a 5" touch...

You're dead right Screetch!
I bought a 5" touch screen GPS navigator from Hong Kong on Ebay for £46 + Postage. After a bit of fiddling about with it and then buying and loading SkyDemon Mobile (The...
22nd Jul 2010, 17:14
Replies: 60
Views: 7,488
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Chas, two lessons is just not enough time to...

Chas, two lessons is just not enough time to think that you can't do it, as you are only just getting to learn what all the knobs and switches are for. I think you will find that if you give it a...
12th Dec 2009, 23:54
Replies: 206
Views: 29,098
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

:D Bloody well done Kev :D Like all the others,...

:D Bloody well done Kev :D
Like all the others, I've been reading your posts for months and have flown with you in spirit. Feeling elated when it has gone well for you and commiserated in sympathy...
8th Nov 2009, 18:58
Replies: 286
Views: 43,714
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Hi ft Whilst I think that the Google Chrome...

Hi ft
Whilst I think that the Google Chrome user interface is good and the browser has some nice touches, it is not without a few bugs:eek:
I recently discovered this when I found that our group...
7th Oct 2009, 17:37
Replies: 105
Views: 8,889
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

Flintstone There is nothing to stop anyone from...

Flintstone
There is nothing to stop anyone from doing this and no legislation against it either (unlike CAA regs). But I very much doubt if anyone would ever bother to ride thousands of miles every...
7th Oct 2009, 15:09
Replies: 105
Views: 8,889
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

I would agree with you Whirly, the guys we used...

I would agree with you Whirly, the guys we used worked on a self employed basis and got paid per mile. It was their responsibility to make sure their insurance was valid. The company had insurance...
7th Oct 2009, 12:48
Replies: 105
Views: 8,889
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

MM. Many years ago I worked as a motorcycle...

MM.
Many years ago I worked as a motorcycle courier and in fact jointly ran the outfit for a while. There was never any shortage of businesses willing to trust us with potentially very important...
7th Oct 2009, 11:14
Replies: 105
Views: 8,889
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

This is a very interesting string which although...

This is a very interesting string which although it started with a simple and sensible question has gone off on many tangents. So letís be honest about it, there isnít really much of a logical reason...
5th Oct 2009, 17:37
Replies: 15
Views: 5,233
Posted By Bigglesthefrog

I don't know if it is really that bad Hatz. I...

I don't know if it is really that bad Hatz.
I know that there are a couple of things need doing for the LAA permit, for instance, three hinges on the elevator, control stops on the aerilons and two...
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