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11th Aug 2022, 05:04
Replies: 18
Views: 9,073
Posted By aroa

Don’t forget “councils” (sic) corporations are...

Don’t forget “councils” (sic) corporations are run by expert business managers and like to be in total control and micro manage citizens actions. Permits … and fees are the go to help fill the...
9th Aug 2022, 12:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By aroa

Top thread. Great video clip and pics....

Top thread. Great video clip and pics. Chichester,s arrival in a Gipsy Moth in ‘31 must have been an eye opener for the locals. Awesome nav skills to get there. The practical skills and assistance of...
4th Aug 2022, 01:15
Replies: 70
Views: 39,564
Posted By aroa

The coastal environments SPY has been in for so...

The coastal environments SPY has been in for so long has probably given it the Big C. Could be saved ..but ..buckets of money required. At least the Beck Collection Dak has been in drier climes at...
3rd Aug 2022, 07:52
Replies: 70
Views: 39,564
Posted By aroa

IFL is a very wet place Hence all the black...

IFL is a very wet place Hence all the black mold...and looks like a window open.! Needs to be got under cover if they want to save it. Be quick.!
3rd Aug 2022, 07:47
Replies: 2,294
Views: 1,017,624
Posted By aroa

Via la revolucion .! Bring it on.! Bureaurats...

Via la revolucion .! Bring it on.!
Bureaurats in the trough are destroying the country and its citizens.
Too many. Too highly paid. Accountable to none. Its a crock of...
Disgusting
2nd Aug 2022, 22:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By aroa

In the two tragic AF accidents, the decisions to...

In the two tragic AF accidents, the decisions to proceed were made by the pilots alone. Pilot in “Command”
In the circumstances if those pilots had been carry a load of newspapers the results would...
1st Aug 2022, 11:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By aroa

Haha… A joke title !

Haha… A joke title !
1st Aug 2022, 10:58
Replies: 2,294
Views: 1,017,624
Posted By aroa

ICC Hanson, J has integrity and decency. You...

ICC Hanson, J has integrity and decency. You won’t get either of those out of Carmody and Aleck.
What they really are is unprintable here.
May your meeting go well.
And you. Cheers.
29th Jul 2022, 07:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,062
Posted By aroa

T I E W, As we age, it’s a...

T I E W,
As we age, it’s a function of time, which is elastic. At age 5 your next birthday was only 1 5th of yr life and seemed like a very long time away til the next. At 80 it’s so...
26th Jul 2022, 21:33
Replies: 13
Views: 2,600
Posted By aroa

Anyone know the real cause and outcome.?

Anyone know the real cause and outcome.?
25th Jul 2022, 22:19
Replies: 13
Views: 2,600
Posted By aroa

Lack of fuel just shy of the destination.? Or...

Lack of fuel just shy of the destination.? Or drop in pressure of the Thronomeister valve?
If the pilot and a/c ok…good result.
21st Jul 2022, 00:46
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By aroa

Another good’un.. Not much of an Engineer by Sir...

Another good’un.. Not much of an Engineer by Sir Stanley Hooker.
Revised Merlin supercharger impellers to get Spitfires to 45K ft. And a leader in early jet engine techno and thru to the modern age.
17th Jul 2022, 22:33
Replies: 2,294
Views: 1,017,624
Posted By aroa

Even if very aviation type person in Oz sent a...

Even if very aviation type person in Oz sent a vote of No Confidence to Miss Spent and copies went to the PM, who do you think might do anything to rectify the situation.?
CAsA is the fisherman’s...
7th Jul 2022, 22:59
Replies: 2,294
Views: 1,017,624
Posted By aroa

Excellent statement, Sandy., from your long life...

Excellent statement, Sandy., from your long life at the sharp and practical end of GA.
A copy should go to very politician in the country, with a footnote writ large. …
WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO...
7th Jul 2022, 22:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,949
Posted By aroa

I wonder if he told or wrote more about his...

I wonder if he told or wrote more about his adventures. What type of aircraft was he flying how did he get shot down, combat or flak. Many young folk joined up for the ‘ grand adventure’ so had tales...
6th Jul 2022, 23:06
Replies: 24
Views: 3,791
Posted By aroa

Likewise. I didn’t go for a ride in Richard...

Likewise. I didn’t go for a ride in Richard Fairey’s 2 seater G-AIDN (?) many moons ago. The weather was low cloud and scattered drizzly so all that could have been done was a few low level orbits...
30th Jun 2022, 22:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,645
Posted By aroa

Interesting side story to that article regarding...

Interesting side story to that article regarding a new memorial and scholarship foundation honouring the lost legend, Amelia Earhart.
The mystery of her disappearance in 1937 only recently eclipsed...
22nd Jun 2022, 08:13
Replies: 2,294
Views: 1,017,624
Posted By aroa

Sorry. No such thing as a "fair hearing" in the...

Sorry. No such thing as a "fair hearing" in the CAsA lexicon.
While the ICC guy, in my case, was a good and conscienicous bloke, and came to talk with me due to his concerns of about what was...
18th Jun 2022, 11:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,361
Posted By aroa

Nice ones, C Mac. I do hope you send a copy of...

Nice ones, C Mac. I do hope you send a copy of all this toMiss Spent.
If she were to read through Part 43, which I doubt, she would/ should choke on her morning tea Ginger Nut Snap.

RVDT is...
15th Jun 2022, 11:32
Replies: 18
Views: 3,270
Posted By aroa

Love Doc. What’s wrong with his Nomex overalls.?...

Love Doc. What’s wrong with his Nomex overalls.? Fire protection. Had he been knocked unconscious, the name tag lets the paramedics check with a hospital if any record.
And…he may well have flown a...
25th May 2022, 21:48
Replies: 24
Views: 4,106
Posted By aroa

See, it’s like a supermarket…so many to choose...

See, it’s like a supermarket…so many to choose from, how to decide which to pick .The one with the schmicky coloured packet/ paint job.?
I suspect you will have to look/ fly/ research all this...
24th May 2022, 21:56
Replies: 81
Views: 7,062
Posted By aroa

The Magical Land of Oz. Big heaps of uranium for...

The Magical Land of Oz. Big heaps of uranium for export. And No nuclear power stations for reliable base load power. Que?

No reliable power, no manufacturing.

Read ‘Green Murder’ (Plimer) for...
24th May 2022, 21:37
Replies: 24
Views: 4,106
Posted By aroa

Robinson STOL Cessna TU 206 with bush wheels.

Robinson STOL Cessna TU 206 with bush wheels.
22nd May 2022, 22:20
Replies: 81
Views: 7,062
Posted By aroa

Cedrick. Where I live we have only a monopoly...

Cedrick. Where I live we have only a monopoly power provider. I did have an order in with RussCom for a very small nuclear pack, but that’s now not allowed for either export or import.
I would...
22nd May 2022, 07:15
Replies: 81
Views: 7,062
Posted By aroa

“We’ll be lucky if we get no attention at all.” !...

“We’ll be lucky if we get no attention at all.” !
Aren’t we lucky then . Because that’s exactly what we’ll get.

Someone is already in the ALP document vault trying to find Labor’s last Shite...
19th May 2022, 06:09
Replies: 43
Views: 9,176
Posted By aroa

Great photo story re WRA. Thanks Leady.

Great photo story re WRA. Thanks Leady.
18th May 2022, 22:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By aroa

Must be about 40 ? years since the last 4 ? Part...

Must be about 40 ? years since the last 4 ? Part series about becoming a RAF chap. Some started of on piston Provosts ( or was that the movie) and others on the Jet Provost. Early days for all thru...
15th May 2022, 22:40
Replies: 112
Views: 15,913
Posted By aroa

What is the ‘public good’ of NOT having an...

What is the ‘public good’ of NOT having an aerodrome.?
Joe Blow who might never have been there, might be thankful it was when RFDS lobbed in to fly him off to life saving medical care.
Those that...
15th May 2022, 04:40
Replies: 112
Views: 15,913
Posted By aroa

Someone mentioned the airstrip is privately...

Someone mentioned the airstrip is privately owned. That may be so for some, but the Council run airstrip is actually a Shire asset in which each ratepayer who all fund the council have a a1/25,000 th...
11th May 2022, 22:32
Replies: 16
Views: 2,933
Posted By aroa

If the aircraft is a WW2 artifact, rebuild,...

If the aircraft is a WW2 artifact, rebuild, replica, what’s the problem if it’s painted ..’as was’ in the war, with a swastika on the tail. That was the reality of the time and historically correct....
9th May 2022, 03:31
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By aroa

One would think so. But in the alien universe of...

One would think so. But in the alien universe of Cantbeera, for bureaurats its all about moving up the food chain level for a bigger ice cream cone. Don’t have to know JS about or had any experience...
8th May 2022, 20:48
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By aroa

Maybe yre right. Maybe he just figured that life...

Maybe yre right. Maybe he just figured that life is short and there are more enjoyable things to do than get worn out and bogged down the the sh* t heap for years battling for a positive result....
8th May 2022, 06:11
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By aroa

AOTW.. the quote from LB is true. Skidmark made...

AOTW.. the quote from LB is true. Skidmark made it out the door because he had enough integrity to leave.
No one else has abandoned that sort of money, He had the courage of his convictions that...
1st May 2022, 21:43
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By aroa

IF he gets re-elected.. there’s the rub . No...

IF he gets re-elected.. there’s the rub . No win. No Bill
AND the bit about seeing how US regs fit in the Oz context, with our unique air and bureaucratic mind set…..CAsA will love that.
Jono will...
30th Apr 2022, 13:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By aroa

Lots of small taildragger time and LOTS of strong...

Lots of small taildragger time and LOTS of strong x wind experience. Manjimup one strip only and those guys driving the Citabrias , Scouts? had their work cut out on windy days.
Stay safe.
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