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13th Oct 2017, 16:53
Replies: 2
Views: 2,093
Posted By Freefly170

A10 squadrons in Afghanistan

I'm trying to find out which squadrons of A10's (ie sqn number) were deployed in Afghanistan and were active in providing CAS to US/UK troops in Helmand Province in and around March 2009. Anyone know...
31st Aug 2017, 19:32
Replies: 170
Views: 57,496
Posted By Freefly170

Parachute freefall course, my first 60 sec delay...

Parachute freefall course, my first 60 sec delay using a BOC (Bottom of Container) mounted pilot drogue (Which you cannot see when in freefall).

Instructor: OK bloggs, just before you reach your...
15th Nov 2016, 08:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By Freefly170

Agree with Step….I recently had to do my one hour...

Agree with Step….I recently had to do my one hour of dual for my SEP revalidation, so asked the instructor if we could practice various approaches to short landings. Turned out to be the best hour of...
15th Nov 2016, 08:17
Replies: 35
Views: 5,670
Posted By Freefly170

As a former jumper and current pilot I always...

As a former jumper and current pilot I always have a very healthy respect for the airspace around and adjacent to drop zones. If i'm flying in the vicinity I will usually try to get on the frequency...
4th Oct 2016, 19:33
Replies: 52
Views: 10,733
Posted By Freefly170

I first soloed in a K13 with the University...

I first soloed in a K13 with the University gliding club back in 1983, but had to wait a good few years before I had the money to the do the power version so it was a freezing cold January in 1990...
2nd Oct 2016, 11:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks to all the responders. I'm currently...

Thanks to all the responders. I'm currently trawling through the sites of all the suggestions and frankly all of them seem better than the system we're currently using. Guess it will be down to a...
1st Oct 2016, 11:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks DB6, another one for our group to review.

Thanks DB6, another one for our group to review.
1st Oct 2016, 11:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks Genghis, I will take a look at Goboko,...

Thanks Genghis, I will take a look at Goboko, Regards, Freefly
1st Oct 2016, 09:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By Freefly170

Aircraft Booking Systems

Our group is currently using Yebu for aircraft bookings and whilst it works well for short term booking slots its not possible to view more than one week at a time.
Anyone out there using an e...
1st Sep 2016, 07:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,780
Posted By Freefly170

Thumbs up for Lille

Just got back from a few days in Lille, flew there from Switzerland and was impressed with their friendly approach to GA. Despite my e mail with my arrival details going astray they were very quick...
2nd Aug 2016, 16:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks aerolearner, it must have happened a few...

Thanks aerolearner, it must have happened a few times because now it's noted in red writing on their VAC, hopefully I will be able to identify the right one ! I'm planning to approach from NW so...
1st Aug 2016, 16:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks Whats next, thats helpful especially the...

Thanks Whats next, thats helpful especially the link, we will probably route through there in that case.
1st Aug 2016, 13:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By Freefly170

Brescia Montichiari

Hi, just wondering if any of you have flown into Brescia Montichiari recently. I'm planning a flight to Verona Boscamantico and have to clear customs at either Brescia or Verona Villafranca.
I...
25th Nov 2015, 13:38
Replies: 12
Views: 3,912
Posted By Freefly170

Part of our course on the Lynx OFT was Fighter...

Part of our course on the Lynx OFT was Fighter Evasion and I recall being taken up in the backseat of a Harrier to observe it from the FJ's perspective as they went hunting for helicopters in the...
23rd Nov 2015, 20:52
Replies: 3
Views: 7,415
Posted By Freefly170

So you've never done it, yet somehow you know...

So you've never done it, yet somehow you know it's a shithole ! Its not as it happens, Porte Du Soleil is the largest ski area in Europe and Morzine, Avoriaz and Chatel are all great places to ski...
19th Nov 2015, 12:35
Replies: 10
Views: 2,841
Posted By Freefly170

I hold a UK and EASA PPL (A) and did my...

I hold a UK and EASA PPL (A) and did my revalidation in Switzerland about 12 months ago with a local instructor, I spoke to CAA who said they needed the SRG 1119 C (or E, can't remember) sent off...
14th May 2015, 16:22
Replies: 166
Views: 37,465
Posted By Freefly170

Exactly ! which is why type specific aerobatic...

Exactly ! which is why type specific aerobatic training is so relevant. I think even experienced aerobatic pilots who were planning to convert to a different type say T67 to a Pitts for instance...
14th May 2015, 15:14
Replies: 166
Views: 37,465
Posted By Freefly170

The number of loops flown with or without an...

The number of loops flown with or without an instructor isn't confirmation of an individual pilots ability to safely conduct aerobatics. A more meaningful criteria would be the ability to recover...
22nd Apr 2015, 12:19
Replies: 13
Views: 3,331
Posted By Freefly170

Pummel, I lived in that region for almost 15...

Pummel, I lived in that region for almost 15 years including 7 years in Singapore and 5 in Philippines it's a brilliant place to live but in all honestly not that great for GA. As ETOPS said there's...
12th Mar 2015, 14:37
Replies: 10
Views: 3,069
Posted By Freefly170

Backpacker, I think you may be being a bit...

Backpacker, I think you may be being a bit pessimistic in your assessment mate. I did my PPL on Beagle Pup, then transitioned straight onto the Pitts S2A. It was a pretty steep learning curve but I...
27th Jan 2015, 15:48
Replies: 19
Views: 5,763
Posted By Freefly170

Zonkor, no the revalidation cannot be done on...

Zonkor, no the revalidation cannot be done on line you have to submit the paperwork to CAA and will probably also have to send across the credentials of your EASA examiner , at least that's what I...
19th Jan 2015, 13:11
Replies: 19
Views: 5,763
Posted By Freefly170

SEP revalidation

Not sure where you are in Switzerland but try speaking to the club at Birrfeld. I did my SEP revalidation there , although it was integrated as part of a conversion to a new aircraft type. Same basic...
17th Oct 2014, 21:31
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks Mark 1 thats helpful, I guess i need to...

Thanks Mark 1 thats helpful, I guess i need to find out what to do long term, but looks like i may have to consider registering as HB

cheers
15th Oct 2014, 12:25
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By Freefly170

Operating a G Reg ac in Switzerland

Hi,

Has anyone out there operated a G Reg aircraft in Switzerland

if so would appreciate some advice. I'm currently living and working full time near Zurich, I have a chance to purchase an RV6...
6th Aug 2014, 08:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,885
Posted By Freefly170

Billie Bob beat me to it. My PPL had lapsed...

Billie Bob beat me to it. My PPL had lapsed nearly 10 years ( like yours a former lifetime CAA PPL) and what I had to do were sufficient hours to convince our local CFI I was competent in general...
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