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21st Nov 2016, 14:53
Replies: 18
Views: 5,326
Posted By Croqueteer

I'm probably breaking one of the fundamental...

I'm probably breaking one of the fundamental privacy rules of pprune here by hi-jacking this account (password variety was not one of my dad's strongpoints), but my mum and I would just like to...
2nd Nov 2016, 08:57
Replies: 60
Views: 7,647
Posted By Croqueteer

Bone-some? Go for it, and a parachute. The Chippy...

Bone-some? Go for it, and a parachute. The Chippy is designed for one.:)
31st Oct 2016, 18:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,954
Posted By Croqueteer

Jodel!:ok:

Jodel!:ok:
31st Oct 2016, 09:06
Replies: 24
Views: 6,652
Posted By Croqueteer

Renault

If you haven't changed your engine yet, I would suggest keeping the Renault, as it is a smoother and more economical engine that the Gipsy. You can always change in the future if needed. The airstart...
7th Oct 2016, 15:40
Replies: 61
Views: 17,516
Posted By Croqueteer

AD, I don't know. Pontius, as you know it is time...

AD, I don't know. Pontius, as you know it is time on task that counts. I seem to remember that the Nimrod needed a transit of 500nms to exceed the Shacks time on task, but the Atlantique would beat...
2nd Oct 2016, 19:25
Replies: 61
Views: 17,516
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:I believe the French are renovating the...

:ok:I believe the French are renovating the Atlantique for another 30years' life. That is what we should have had to replace the Shack, we could have had twice as many for less than half the price.
29th Sep 2016, 08:11
Replies: 106
Views: 13,398
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:With RAF, airline and light aircraft flying...

:ok:With RAF, airline and light aircraft flying life I would estimate that the Ace/W----r ratio is about the same in each category.
3rd Sep 2016, 16:49
Replies: 55
Views: 16,205
Posted By Croqueteer

Sumburgh

I've just remembered, the pic of IM landing on 33 was taken by one of our LSI staff, Danny Lesley. Danny is a true Shetlander, he was also "Chief Guiser" at Up Helly Aye one year.Our LSI staff were...
1st Sep 2016, 19:17
Replies: 55
Views: 16,205
Posted By Croqueteer

One of my better landings at Sumburgh about 1985...

One of my better landings at Sumburgh about 1985 in G-APIM I think, on runway 35.
27th May 2016, 19:27
Replies: 44
Views: 5,218
Posted By Croqueteer

:confused:Thanks, Jetblu. My collegue and I are...

:confused:Thanks, Jetblu. My collegue and I are in the same position, but we only have medical declarations and NPPLs. Did the CAA mention that senario?
19th Apr 2016, 21:00
Replies: 39
Views: 24,923
Posted By Croqueteer

;)I remember your incident, Ciderman. I think I...

;)I remember your incident, Ciderman. I think I was there the next day. Happy days!
11th Jan 2016, 18:59
Replies: 33
Views: 7,083
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:Spot on staircase. The problem was that when...

:ok:Spot on staircase. The problem was that when the Shack replacment was being decided, the Vanguard jigs had been destroyed.
8th Jan 2016, 18:45
Replies: 54
Views: 3,999
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:All a/c have an angle of attack indicator....

:ok:All a/c have an angle of attack indicator. It's called the stick/column and when its aft of a point which you can paint on the fus, the wing will be stalled. Don't bother quoting different flap...
5th Jan 2016, 11:51
Replies: 15
Views: 4,141
Posted By Croqueteer

:)Done properly it is a useful exercise, just the...

:)Done properly it is a useful exercise, just the name is a bit off-putting. The French call it "Bapteme de l'air" Much more inviting.
21st Dec 2015, 08:15
Replies: 13
Views: 4,301
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok: I built my hangar 28 years ago, the floor is...

:ok: I built my hangar 28 years ago, the floor is 6ins rolled hardcore, 2ins rolled road recovered tarmac, a double layer of agricultural polythene then carpeted. In that time I have never had...
14th Dec 2015, 09:38
Replies: 49
Views: 5,790
Posted By Croqueteer

:)Treat the prop like the Queen. Never turn your...

:)Treat the prop like the Queen. Never turn your back on it.
4th Oct 2015, 08:09
Replies: 20
Views: 7,223
Posted By Croqueteer

90th

I was 90th entry Locking. RAFC is new to me. What is the "C" for?
15th Aug 2015, 16:34
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:Try competition aerobatics. That will improve...

:ok:Try competition aerobatics. That will improve you understanding of flight more than anything else. A full IR requires an expensive a/c and a lot of revalidation for probably very little use....
4th Aug 2015, 21:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,589
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:From ATPL to NPPL pilot only, I'm quite...

:ok:From ATPL to NPPL pilot only, I'm quite enjoying it!
1st Aug 2015, 07:24
Replies: 358
Views: 212,199
Posted By Croqueteer

Do we know if the pilot was a professional or a...

Do we know if the pilot was a professional or a family member?
25th Jul 2015, 19:07
Replies: 38
Views: 7,251
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok: Doesn't apply if you're "Landing in...

:ok: Doesn't apply if you're "Landing in accordance with normal aviation procedures." and that includes private strips. A low level pass or a go around into a private strip is technicaly illegal.
9th Jul 2015, 10:09
Replies: 143
Views: 20,426
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:How about QRM = I am being interfered with!

:ok:How about QRM = I am being interfered with!
2nd Jul 2015, 16:11
Replies: 1,628
Views: 385,936
Posted By Croqueteer

:)I still think that the Shack should have been...

:)I still think that the Shack should have been replaced with the Atlantique and now we would be upgrading to the ATL3. The overall saving would have been huge and we would have had a larger fleet of...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2015, 16:03
Replies: 757
Views: 110,202
Posted By Croqueteer

;)Good idea, then KenV can go on leave.

;)Good idea, then KenV can go on leave.
27th Mar 2015, 08:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,693
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:A good few years ago now I hired a 3-seatcub...

:ok:A good few years ago now I hired a 3-seatcub at Hokatika with instructor to fly up the river low level to the glacier. I set off at about30ft until the instructor said "I thought this was...
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