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11th Aug 2016, 23:48
Replies: 20
Views: 4,844
Posted By Mach Jump

Does this apply already to NPPL / UKPPL holders?...

Does this apply already to NPPL / UKPPL holders? Ie. You don't have to get your GP to countersign anymore?


MJ :ok:
29th Jul 2016, 20:30
Replies: 17
Views: 13,655
Posted By Mach Jump

Ooops. :O Sorry, guys. Yes, you are right....

Ooops. :O

Sorry, guys. Yes, you are right.


MJ:ok:
28th Jul 2016, 21:29
Replies: 17
Views: 13,655
Posted By Mach Jump

Looks like the calculator is simply adding half...

Looks like the calculator is simply adding half the gust factor to the steady wind, and then calculating the crosswind component of the result. This means that the crosswind component at touchdown...
25th Jul 2016, 21:49
Replies: 13
Views: 2,778
Posted By Mach Jump

So long as your SEP Rating is still on the front...

So long as your SEP Rating is still on the front of your Licence, the simplest way is to Renew the SEP at your local Flying School, and then carry out differences training with an Instructor...
14th Jul 2016, 23:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mach Jump

Thanks, Whopity. MJ:ok:

Thanks, Whopity.


MJ:ok:
14th Jul 2016, 18:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mach Jump

Differences Training. Cross Class Validity.

I've had an enquiry from an NPPL holder with Microlight and SSEA Class ratings, asking if his Tailwheel Differences Training, gained on Microlights, is valid on SSEAs.

I Cant find anything in the...
8th Jun 2016, 22:58
Replies: 0
Views: 900
Posted By Mach Jump

Stearman Brakes.

Has anyone converted their Stearman to disc brakes, and still has the original Bendix master cylinders?
22nd Apr 2016, 13:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mach Jump

Thanks, Beerdrinker. That's just what I needed. ...

Thanks, Beerdrinker. That's just what I needed.


MJ:ok:
21st Apr 2016, 16:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mach Jump

Le Mans 24 Hours Weekend

Anyone flown into Le Mans on a race weekend recently? Going in June for the 24 , and need to find special procedures, contacts for slots, etc

Thanks

MJ:ok:
14th Mar 2016, 04:02
Replies: 46
Views: 6,252
Posted By Mach Jump

I often find that pilots who consistently handle...

I often find that pilots who consistently handle crosswinds without difficulty are using the same technique, but describe it differently.

Successful pilots who say that they 'kick off the drift'...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By Mach Jump

Using GPS range on a GPS approach is generally...

Using GPS range on a GPS approach is generally more precise than using DME range on a DME approach.

Mix and match at your peril!:eek:


MJ:ok:
12th Mar 2016, 04:46
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Mach Jump

Genghis is quite right. The Examiner who...

Genghis is quite right.

The Examiner who signs your Revalidation is only required to look in your logbook to determine your experience, but it is always a good practice to get a senior figure at...
7th Mar 2016, 02:14
Replies: 19
Views: 7,517
Posted By Mach Jump

The problem with this kind of comparison, is that...

The problem with this kind of comparison, is that you can't change just the number of blades and nothing else to get a realistic result.

In reality the differences will be due to variations in...
1st Mar 2016, 23:53
Replies: 53
Views: 10,349
Posted By Mach Jump

No frequency is approved for this purpose in the...

No frequency is approved for this purpose in the UK.

123.450 is commonly used, but that frequency is already allocated to a specified purpose, and you may severely p**s off some people if you use...
25th Feb 2016, 21:45
Replies: 9
Views: 2,261
Posted By Mach Jump

PPL Exams

Hi. Welcome to PPRuNe.

The UK CAA PPL Exams are in a mess at the moment. Lots of stuff not matching the textbooks, whatever series of books you buy.

The best thing you can do right now, is...
24th Feb 2016, 00:18
Replies: 9
Views: 1,880
Posted By Mach Jump

With the best will in the world, you're hardly...

With the best will in the world, you're hardly going to get an objective opinion on how well an aircraft has been maintained from the people who have likely been maintaining it.

An independent...
22nd Feb 2016, 17:03
Replies: 83
Views: 31,628
Posted By Mach Jump

MODS: Perhaps this thread should be combined...

MODS:

Perhaps this thread should be combined with the similar one in the MIL forum?


MJ:ok:
21st Feb 2016, 20:47
Replies: 83
Views: 31,628
Posted By Mach Jump

Very sad to hear this today. Whatever the...

Very sad to hear this today.

Whatever the 'right stuff' is, Capt. Eric 'Winkle' Brown had it in bucketloads.

A life well lived, and a world immeasurably diminished by his departure from it.
...
21st Feb 2016, 20:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,880
Posted By Mach Jump

Hi PG. Les Scattergood would be a good...

Hi PG.

Les Scattergood would be a good choice for that job.

Les recently retired as the Chief Engineer, and owner of Sherburn Engineering, and so I would think that by now, Mrs.Scattergood...
21st Feb 2016, 11:03
Replies: 1,757
Views: 895,241
Posted By Mach Jump

From a previous thread: MJ:ok:

From a previous thread:




MJ:ok:
Forum: Questions
20th Feb 2016, 15:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,518
Posted By Mach Jump

I believe that this information is included...

I believe that this information is included because it is still theoretically possible (if not very practical) to use old RNAV equipment such as the King KNS80 for this purpose.

In case you are...
Forum: Questions
19th Feb 2016, 22:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,518
Posted By Mach Jump

You cannot fly a STAR like that without some form...

You cannot fly a STAR like that without some form of IFR approved RNAV system.

If your RNAV had failed, you would ask for radar vectors, or directt BCN direct CDF.


MJ:ok:
15th Feb 2016, 17:44
Replies: 26
Views: 4,017
Posted By Mach Jump

Here's what an old WW2 fighter pilot once told...

Here's what an old WW2 fighter pilot once told me, and I still remember today:

'On the first pull, check the RPM drop.

On the second pull check the engine oil pressure for excessive drop...
15th Feb 2016, 10:46
Replies: 26
Views: 4,017
Posted By Mach Jump

I would suggest that exercising the prop, (albeit...

I would suggest that exercising the prop, (albeit once, rather than three times) is worthwhile after subsequent restarts.

If you do these checks from a list, or from memory is up to you.

...
15th Feb 2016, 09:40
Replies: 26
Views: 4,017
Posted By Mach Jump

If the engine has been shut down, and restarted,...

If the engine has been shut down, and restarted, do the full run up as for an initial start.

If you have just landed and taxied for another takeoff, without shutting down the engine, I don't...
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