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8th Apr 2022, 22:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
Posted By BigEndBob

I had to divert due to weather on a trial lesson....

I had to divert due to weather on a trial lesson.

The customer asked "when we would get back", i said "i'm not sure".
"Well i hope we get by 3pm, i have a football match to get to".
I said,...
1st Mar 2022, 11:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By BigEndBob

Perhaps left it a bit late in life to want to be...

Perhaps left it a bit late in life to want to be an examiner. Years ago we could get 600 hours a year easily doing ga training.
Lucky if i do 200 now.
Got told off once by CAA inspector because i...
28th Feb 2022, 12:40
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By BigEndBob

Updating RTF, infringements,what a joke. ...

Updating RTF, infringements,what a joke.

Couple of years ago tried a simulated lost with Brum. Ask for qdm for home base.
Reply, we can't do that (yet have been doing for years).
Never asked...
28th Feb 2022, 11:31
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By BigEndBob

All these digital electronics great if you have...

All these digital electronics great if you have 21 year old's eyes.
28th Feb 2022, 10:43
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By BigEndBob

Minimum i think should be 5000 hours to be...

Minimum i think should be 5000 hours to be considered.
28th Feb 2022, 10:29
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By BigEndBob

We all charge 200 PPL skill test on the field i...

We all charge 200 PPL skill test on the field i operate on.
I will be lucky to do 3-4 skill tests per year. (There will be 5 examiners available on field).
I charge 50 for a non club member LPC....
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2022, 06:52
Replies: 60
Views: 10,055
Posted By BigEndBob

They soon made a fuss of the teacher that slapped...

They soon made a fuss of the teacher that slapped and kicked the horse, think she lost her job....
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jan 2022, 21:06
Replies: 220
Views: 25,767
Posted By BigEndBob

One assumes cyclists also give way at that...

One assumes cyclists also give way at that junction when peds want to cross.

I'm a bit confused by the diagram showing cycle on the right of car.
If car was signalling to turn right why would...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jan 2022, 08:59
Replies: 18,738
Views: 2,369,762
Posted By BigEndBob

Couple of months ago, someone we hadn't seen for...

Couple of months ago, someone we hadn't seen for a while turned up at flying club, coughing his guts up. Tells us all he has been very ill with covid. Great i thought, give it us.
Two days later...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jan 2022, 08:54
Replies: 18,738
Views: 2,369,762
Posted By BigEndBob

Stop testing if not ill. If positive, group...

Stop testing if not ill. If positive, group workers together that are positive. Put positive NHS workers on covid wards, if they are not ill. Dust bin men, put them on all positive test crews. I just...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Dec 2021, 10:10
Replies: 18,738
Views: 2,369,762
Posted By BigEndBob

What caught my eye was the black contrast is...

What caught my eye was the black contrast is inconsistent with any other black in the picture. Looks like someone added marker pen to a photograph before being published.
I see it a Reuters picture,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2021, 23:42
Replies: 18,738
Views: 2,369,762
Posted By BigEndBob

You wouldn't put that information on a public...

You wouldn't put that information on a public board.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2021, 22:45
Replies: 18,738
Views: 2,369,762
Posted By BigEndBob

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/136x196/1_af91a0e0868d523f2f9d57bff5b948577b52d035.jpg
See the DM picture of a guy holding xmas jumper having xmas jab. Well on the wall a photo...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Dec 2021, 21:47
Replies: 18,738
Views: 2,369,762
Posted By BigEndBob

No jab for me. Of people i know one had jab then...

No jab for me. Of people i know one had jab then stroke, another 1st jab then blood clot, lucky to survive, then he had 2nd jab, now has heart problems.
Another had jab, then covid. Few days later...
6th Dec 2021, 12:33
Replies: 63
Views: 8,792
Posted By BigEndBob

Must be different fuel in Oz. Certainly my...

Must be different fuel in Oz. Certainly my experience of engines in the 152 size needed plugs pulling before 50hrs. We have been operating a PA38 it lasts 50 hrs, even with leaning, quite a bit of...
5th Dec 2021, 16:00
Replies: 63
Views: 8,792
Posted By BigEndBob

So at taxi speed is the carb. only feeding fuel...

So at taxi speed is the carb. only feeding fuel through the slow run idle jets. Seems if carbs. aren't set right there seems a stutter at 1200-1300 rpm. Is this the change over point.
So what's the...
14th Nov 2021, 18:47
Replies: 24
Views: 4,731
Posted By BigEndBob

Rope around rudder pedals to yoke aileron neutral...

Rope around rudder pedals to yoke aileron neutral and down elevator.
14th Nov 2021, 18:43
Replies: 114
Views: 13,706
Posted By BigEndBob

Thought it said slimming, i know a few students...

Thought it said slimming, i know a few students that need to.
8th Nov 2021, 17:09
Replies: 18
Views: 5,769
Posted By BigEndBob

We had a fireman talk to us on fire course,...

We had a fireman talk to us on fire course, claimed he was at the Staines Trident crash. He said many victims just sat there in the seat as though asleep. All vertical trauma, ripped spinal cords or...
28th Oct 2021, 20:11
Replies: 18
Views: 1,972
Posted By BigEndBob

Suggesting examiners get lost without aid of gps?...

Suggesting examiners get lost without aid of gps?
Examiners only got to sit there and look out of the window.
Would help if a few more candidates did that.
28th Oct 2021, 20:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,972
Posted By BigEndBob

On test if i see gps in the cockpit i ask if the...

On test if i see gps in the cockpit i ask if the candidate if they can use it to divert back home. No pass or fail, just let's me know the person has knowledge of kit. Can be used on nppl for...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2021, 18:18
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By BigEndBob

Just say you forgot something and go buy some...

Just say you forgot something and go buy some plastic bin liners.
Put your shopping in those.
To be honest much stronger, handles break on plastic shopping bags.
8th Sep 2021, 18:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By BigEndBob

I meant LAPL, when i typed...

I meant LAPL, when i typed NPPL........................................just too many licences.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 20:49
Replies: 49
Views: 4,059
Posted By BigEndBob

Customer told me his wife died in NY 9/11. ...

Customer told me his wife died in NY 9/11.
Checked a list of victims, can't find her name there.

Should i call the Police and get them to dig up his patio?
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 20:33
Replies: 777
Views: 66,817
Posted By BigEndBob

I always fancied starting a film where a...

I always fancied starting a film where a discussion about life forms, morality, etc. of a planet is being discussed by a crew with the unknown planet below.
When the camera pans back, the crew are...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 20:28
Replies: 72
Views: 5,751
Posted By BigEndBob

I still think vax jab is flu jab.

I still think vax jab is flu jab.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 20:24
Replies: 49
Views: 4,059
Posted By BigEndBob

I think we have all been numbed by violence. If...

I think we have all been numbed by violence. If we had seen more pictures of dead in Afghanistan, the west would have left 15 years ago.
Vietnam was lost on TV, Afghanistan was lost by not showing...
7th Sep 2021, 20:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By BigEndBob

Get full PPL, but then fly on NPPL privileges to...

Get full PPL, but then fly on NPPL privileges to maintain it. Can always go back full SEP by doing the required hours.
Folks with no prior flying shouldn't kid themselves they will be competent on...
7th Sep 2021, 19:59
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By BigEndBob

If a student is paying training rate for a...

If a student is paying training rate for a licence, then surely that is flight instruction, whether dual or solo.
I'm sure that is common practise so that the instructor gets paid for their...
3rd Sep 2021, 21:59
Replies: 16
Views: 2,960
Posted By BigEndBob

Covid bubble at the moment lot of schools busy,...

Covid bubble at the moment lot of schools busy, but come winter i think will slow down to normal. Some schools will regret buying over priced aircraft.
3rd Sep 2021, 21:56
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By BigEndBob

Well, bought another battery, Saft 3.6v axial...

Well, bought another battery, Saft 3.6v axial tagged, soldered in, all working normally now and remembering presets and date/time setting.
Bit of a mystery why it didn't work first time around.
31st Aug 2021, 21:18
Replies: 22
Views: 2,886
Posted By BigEndBob

Imagine this in the military, no wonder we can't...

Imagine this in the military, no wonder we can't win wars.

I get fed up of seeing what i call kiddyfide layout as though we need these fancy icons to link to sites.
One reason i hate Win10 when i...
31st Aug 2021, 21:15
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By BigEndBob

I think many would assume by now any branded ELT...

I think many would assume by now any branded ELT bought or in operation now meets latest requirements.
31st Aug 2021, 20:59
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By BigEndBob

Should have said the Op. Proc. in a very popular...

Should have said the Op. Proc. in a very popular Pooley's study book regards airframe icing.
Book was 2018 version, told these were the latest addition.
Doesn't help being padded out with lots of...
31st Aug 2021, 20:57
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By BigEndBob

Student got 41%, so no decode of failed questions...

Student got 41%, so no decode of failed questions provided.
So basically seemed to be saying, at least read a book before trying again.
Not very helpful.
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