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29th Jun 2015, 10:31
Replies: 11
Views: 2,372
Posted By Pirke

New aircraft have a much higher deprecation, even...

New aircraft have a much higher deprecation, even though factories try to tell you they don't deprecate, they do... they loose half their value in 5 - 10 years, depending on type and hours flown....
29th Jun 2015, 08:05
Replies: 14
Views: 2,652
Posted By Pirke

I totally agree that GPS flying with TLAR is a...

I totally agree that GPS flying with TLAR is a good thing, but you need to remember that GPS can fail and you need a backup of some sort. If you only have other GPS as backup then those would be...
27th Jun 2015, 21:48
Replies: 12
Views: 2,328
Posted By Pirke

She was probably a university study into social...

She was probably a university study into social behavior on internet message boards. Or a good AI :)

Click here to have a fun discussion with a computer (http://www.cleverbot.com/)
27th Jun 2015, 09:40
Replies: 55
Views: 47,683
Posted By Pirke

If 0.1% of the population is a pilot, how many...

If 0.1% of the population is a pilot, how many are aircraft owner?
25th Jun 2015, 13:12
Replies: 30
Views: 4,086
Posted By Pirke

@Skydemon picture above: as a software developer...

@Skydemon picture above: as a software developer I would seriously try to find a line drawing bug when looking at that, as that can't be correct...
18th Jun 2015, 09:00
Replies: 35
Views: 7,117
Posted By Pirke

I love skydemon, it's a great navigational aid in...

I love skydemon, it's a great navigational aid in the cockpit. My tablet is 8.4" and is (to me) an ideal size: not too big for a small cockpit, and big enough so you can read the map.

Still, I...
13th Jun 2015, 10:30
Replies: 14
Views: 5,985
Posted By Pirke

Is that a true story? Sounds very remarkable... ...

Is that a true story? Sounds very remarkable...

I would be sh*tting my pants, sitting outside on the nose of a spinning aircraft seeing the ground get bigger and not being able to jump...

How...
9th Jun 2015, 22:04
Replies: 19
Views: 2,394
Posted By Pirke

@Backpacker: to be able to fly mogas you need...

@Backpacker: to be able to fly mogas you need both engine approval and airframe approval. Tanks and hoses can degrade rapidly due to 1% ethanol, and vapor lock is a real issue. For example the Robin...
9th Jun 2015, 16:33
Replies: 19
Views: 2,394
Posted By Pirke

R2160 has no mogas STC that I know of, I don't...

R2160 has no mogas STC that I know of, I don't know of the AA5, but having no stick and a roof instead of a clear canopy makes it less appealing to me.

Most certified aerobatic capable aircraft...
9th Jun 2015, 14:16
Replies: 19
Views: 2,394
Posted By Pirke

I (used to) drive motorcycles as well, and there...

I (used to) drive motorcycles as well, and there it's usually not a good idea if an inexperienced driver gets a fast bike as his first bike. Getting some more experience on slower bikes prevents...
9th Jun 2015, 13:35
Replies: 19
Views: 2,394
Posted By Pirke

RV vs Katana

Unfortunately I have a problem: I really need to buy an aircraft due to lack of fun local rental aircraft with good availability. My current rental needs to be pre-booked 1 to 3 months up front if I...
2nd Jun 2015, 09:58
Replies: 9
Views: 2,457
Posted By Pirke

Thanks for the quick replies. That it is a...

Thanks for the quick replies. That it is a complicated subject was clear to me, given the lack of clear information I could find on the internet :) And I'm definitely no materials expert either......
2nd Jun 2015, 09:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,457
Posted By Pirke

Aerobatic Fatigue Index

Hi,

I'm (still) looking into which aircraft are ideal for economical aerobatics while still having some touring ability.

One of the things I just discovered is the structural fatigue due to the...
12th May 2015, 09:25
Replies: 39
Views: 4,650
Posted By Pirke

In The Netherlands Mode S is mandatory...

In The Netherlands Mode S is mandatory...
11th Apr 2015, 10:26
Replies: 15
Views: 2,167
Posted By Pirke

If you get some baby day care in, they could play...

If you get some baby day care in, they could play with the shovels and dig the holes for you... Saving time and making money!
10th Apr 2015, 16:27
Replies: 56
Views: 22,442
Posted By Pirke

I'm missing some crucial information: is the...

I'm missing some crucial information: is the aircraft going in circles or in a straight line? :ugh:
30th Mar 2015, 01:45
Replies: 45
Views: 6,985
Posted By Pirke

Luckily in The Netherlands such lawsuits don't...

Luckily in The Netherlands such lawsuits don't have any chance of success. That's one thing our government does right compared with all the other nonsense regulations in our little country. Dutch law...
29th Mar 2015, 19:10
Replies: 45
Views: 6,985
Posted By Pirke

Many charter or sight seeing flights that would...

Many charter or sight seeing flights that would require an AOC are conducted as an "introduction flight lesson", so you can fly anywhere as long as the plane&pilot are licensed for flight...
28th Mar 2015, 11:24
Replies: 45
Views: 6,985
Posted By Pirke

Driving a car for hire (like Uber) is also...

Driving a car for hire (like Uber) is also illegal without a taxi license... At least in The Netherlands. Doesn't mean people don't do it.

And you could always rent a plane without a pilot, then...
25th Mar 2015, 08:08
Replies: 90
Views: 9,160
Posted By Pirke

@Jan: yes, Holland requires the aerodromes to log...

@Jan: yes, Holland requires the aerodromes to log about everything... including intended destination. But then again, intentions could change mid flight, so it's a total waste of effort. All of the...
8th Mar 2015, 01:53
Replies: 139
Views: 13,925
Posted By Pirke

Just remember to keep a visual on the end of the...

Just remember to keep a visual on the end of the runway while raising the noise higher and higher ;)
21st Jan 2015, 08:27
Replies: 15
Views: 3,386
Posted By Pirke

Any aircraft will do compared to staying on the...

Any aircraft will do compared to staying on the ground :)

And I agree with the remark about forgetting the video. Enjoy the flight itself.
17th Jan 2015, 23:17
Replies: 41
Views: 1,723
Posted By Pirke

Enjoy! Your first cross country is exciting and...

Enjoy! Your first cross country is exciting and special, just like first solo :)
17th Jan 2015, 12:41
Replies: 57
Views: 4,502
Posted By Pirke

In any landing (forced, precaution or regular)...

In any landing (forced, precaution or regular) don't leave sight of your target field. No calculations are necessary if you simply keep a visual.
12th Jan 2015, 00:39
Replies: 46
Views: 5,504
Posted By Pirke

I can understand how a male could use a roll on...

I can understand how a male could use a roll on catheter, but what is there for the females? Except the wet towel off course... I don't think the owner would like my wife peeing on the nice cushioned...
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