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2nd May 2017, 05:41
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Views: 4,336
Posted By adambsmith

I would give North Coates a call before setting...

I would give North Coates a call before setting off. When I went on a weekend about a year or so ago North Coates told me that the staff at Donna Nook could be disposing of unexploded ordnance and we...
8th Jun 2016, 19:44
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By adambsmith

Sherburn Aero Club is another option too. That's...

Sherburn Aero Club is another option too. That's where I obtained my PPL.
23rd Aug 2015, 09:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By adambsmith

Leeds East Airport - Approach and Departure...

Leeds East Airport - Approach and Departure Procedures (http://www.leedseastairport.co.uk/procedures.html)

NB: ALL APPROACHES TO CHURCH FENTON TO BE VIA REPORTING VRP'S AT 1500 FEET

(I assume...
6th Aug 2015, 14:35
Replies: 358
Views: 215,230
Posted By adambsmith

First word from AAIB: ...

First word from AAIB:

https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/55c367e0ed915d5346000010/S2-2015_HZ-IBN.pdf
30th Jun 2015, 21:42
Replies: 24
Views: 4,586
Posted By adambsmith

As the father of a 17 year old, I would have been...

As the father of a 17 year old, I would have been very happy with what you did :ok:
17th May 2015, 12:52
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By adambsmith

Isn't the Sittingbourne to the North of Rochester...

Isn't the Sittingbourne to the North of Rochester leg in Class D (limits as noted above)? Am I missing something - surely there will be some talk to Southend in this regard if entering their...
17th May 2015, 08:49
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By adambsmith

Cat D airspace (2500' to 3500') on the...

Cat D airspace (2500' to 3500') on the Sittingbourne to the Rochester leg so you'll need to talk to Southend unless you're outside the 2500' to 3500' range. Also you'll be fairly close to Southend's...
21st Apr 2015, 12:44
Replies: 14
Views: 3,594
Posted By adambsmith

It was criss-crossing Manchester yesterday too.

It was criss-crossing Manchester yesterday too.
8th Apr 2015, 07:37
Replies: 44
Views: 15,049
Posted By adambsmith

This is horrible news. When I saw the...

This is horrible news.

When I saw the 'selfie' of the two people in the Daily Mail's report, it reminded me of a very similar selfie I have on my phone of me and my wife. I then started to...
22nd Oct 2014, 21:29
Replies: 20
Views: 2,565
Posted By adambsmith

Having obtained my licence earlier this year, I...

Having obtained my licence earlier this year, I don't think I would want to contemplate doing my skills test (even if I could have done) without some solo hours under my belt.
19th Apr 2014, 15:50
Replies: 27
Views: 3,905
Posted By adambsmith

Where is the reference that a PA28 has a 17st...

Where is the reference that a PA28 has a 17st limit please?
17th Jan 2014, 17:44
Replies: 31
Views: 3,787
Posted By adambsmith

I have just finished my PPL (paperwork just to do...

I have just finished my PPL (paperwork just to do now) and both my instructor and examiner have strongly advised me to practice, inter alia, stall recovery, PFLs, EFATO drills and glide approaches...
2nd Nov 2013, 17:18
Replies: 48
Views: 8,772
Posted By adambsmith

Sherburn were great when I turned up unannounced...

Sherburn were great when I turned up unannounced after being cancelled (weather) for the xth time at Leeds.

When my Mum and Dad turned up for a visit, again they were well looked after.
4th Sep 2013, 14:55
Replies: 6
Views: 2,220
Posted By adambsmith

I live in York too (to the South West) - Sherburn...

I live in York too (to the South West) - Sherburn Aero Club, where I am a member and currently doing my PPL, is a pleasant 20 minute drive from me.

Well worth a visit - great people and...
31st Aug 2013, 11:37
Replies: 13
Views: 2,368
Posted By adambsmith

Thanks again for the help above. Just took...

Thanks again for the help above.

Just took the exam and scored 92% so very happy with that.

Met next.
29th Aug 2013, 21:20
Replies: 7
Views: 2,798
Posted By adambsmith

Blood pressure tablets-security issue

Speaking to my parents tonight who flew to the US from the UK on Tuesday.

Apparently security at MAN had an issue with my Dad's Warfarin tablets that he takes to control his blood pressure. Mum...
23rd Aug 2013, 08:01
Replies: 13
Views: 2,368
Posted By adambsmith

Thank you all for your helpful advice. I am...

Thank you all for your helpful advice.

I am getting there although need some weekend revision on the other bits - nav aids in particular.

Will probably take the exam on Monday assuming...
22nd Aug 2013, 12:04
Replies: 13
Views: 2,368
Posted By adambsmith

Yes true. I just find that if I get an...

Yes true.

I just find that if I get an answer to be say 45 which is not an option in the answers then the others are then 46 and 44 (in the Pooleys book) with others being way out. Invariably I...
22nd Aug 2013, 11:49
Replies: 13
Views: 2,368
Posted By adambsmith

PPL Nav Exam

This will be my fourth exam having passed Law, Flight Planning and Comms (95%+ in them all) but it's bending me out of shape a bit.

I am doing the mocks from the Pooleys Q&A book and each one...
12th Aug 2013, 18:03
Replies: 14
Views: 2,339
Posted By adambsmith

Flew in yesterday via Northallerton VRP - my...

Flew in yesterday via Northallerton VRP - my first fly away from my PPL training to another aerodrome.

Even as a novice for me everything went straightforward.

12 for handling by Weston...
10th Aug 2013, 09:02
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By adambsmith

My club - Sherburn in Elmet Yorkshire's...

My club - Sherburn in Elmet

Yorkshire's Premier Flying Club (http://www.sherburn-aero-club.org.uk/) <-- click for website

Not far from Humber Estuary. Good cafe, great people.

Just about...
24th Jul 2013, 12:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By adambsmith

I am 35 hours + in to my PPL. Do not pay up...

I am 35 hours + in to my PPL.

Do not pay up front - if the school goes bust then you'll lose your money. Only ever pay for things you receive e.g. straight after your flight.

The syallabus is...
17th Jun 2013, 21:52
Replies: 95
Views: 18,348
Posted By adambsmith

Awful programme.

Awful programme.
21st May 2013, 00:30
Replies: 17
Views: 4,354
Posted By adambsmith

Just arrived in BKK on a Thai Air 747 and it had...

Just arrived in BKK on a Thai Air 747 and it had a full IFE system which was very good. 50 odd very new films available (economy).

Saved 200 over BA and got a far better service with Thai.
18th May 2013, 02:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,564
Posted By adambsmith

Ace Insurance. My policy is provided as a...

Ace Insurance.

My policy is provided as a benefit by my employer but it looks like it's available online too:

Cheap Holiday Insurance for Singles, Couples & Family - Ace Travel Insurance...
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