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1st Apr 2019, 10:23
Replies: 32
Views: 5,107
Posted By scavenger

I realise it was different in ~1940 but in 2019...

I realise it was different in ~1940 but in 2019 it is very difficult to legally practice a forced landing to the ground at/near metropolitan airports - impossible off airport and impossible from...
15th Mar 2018, 10:50
Replies: 81
Views: 9,803
Posted By scavenger

It goes in cycles, when they realise their ATC is...

It goes in cycles, when they realise their ATC is shit they start letting more civilian aeroplanes in for a while for practise with more than one aeroplane at a time in their expansive restricted...
12th Sep 2017, 10:14
Replies: 96
Views: 12,257
Posted By scavenger

If someone needs a regulatory reference to tell...

If someone needs a regulatory reference to tell them to climb if the navaid is dodgy or they're off track, they should hand their licence back in.

As the OP has requested a reference though, try...
26th Aug 2017, 07:26
Replies: 69
Views: 8,982
Posted By scavenger

This attitude is part of the problem - pilots...

This attitude is part of the problem - pilots hear this dribble often enough and they don't look at the gauges.

If the gauges are not reliable, the aircraft is unairworthy. Write them up and get...
3rd Aug 2017, 14:16
Replies: 25
Views: 4,369
Posted By scavenger

Sure. We're talking about flight tests, so the...

Sure. We're talking about flight tests, so the Flight Examiner Handbook (https://www.casa.gov.au/file/139356/download?token=0FeaVBP1#page187) at 18.2.2 is instructive. Bottom of page 188.

CASA...
3rd Jul 2017, 08:59
Replies: 259
Views: 71,119
Posted By scavenger

There's no cause of action possible for...

There's no cause of action possible for defamatory publications about a dead person. So while it may be socially reprehensible to speak ill of the dead, it is not a tortious act.

A septuagenarian...
28th Jun 2017, 14:07
Replies: 7
Views: 5,466
Posted By scavenger

Take off minima are usually no lower than 300 ft...

Take off minima are usually no lower than 300 ft ceiling and 2000 m visibility but these can be reduced for qualifying aeroplanes.

If in a multi, the engine failure case must be considered such...
28th Jun 2017, 05:06
Replies: 119
Views: 44,720
Posted By scavenger

Haha yeah I remember that thread. By the end, I...

Haha yeah I remember that thread. By the end, I thought it was a wind up and gave up. Subsequent offerings convinced me it was for real...
29th Apr 2017, 03:08
Replies: 10
Views: 3,810
Posted By scavenger

and This is why people run into...

and



This is why people run into trouble in exams - they read things into questions that are just not there. The OAT is zero and the visible moisture is drizzle.

The conditions for the...
23rd Mar 2017, 11:57
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By scavenger

Travelator is correct. Any flight on the seventh...

Travelator is correct. Any flight on the seventh day may not be commenced unless there has been one continuous period free from duty on two consecutive nights between 2200 and 0600 in the last seven...
9th Mar 2017, 11:30
Replies: 25
Views: 4,369
Posted By scavenger

If the ATO/FE occupies a control seat, they are...

If the ATO/FE occupies a control seat, they are the PIC. The ATO/FE cannot be the PIC from a jump or observer seat.

61.095 defines ICUS, and a flight test meets the requirements, providing the...
4th Nov 2016, 07:53
Replies: 10
Views: 2,932
Posted By scavenger

Capt Fathom's answer is not the whole story. If a...

Capt Fathom's answer is not the whole story. If a multi pilot capable (not necessarily required to have 2 pilots) aircraft has a co-pilot, is being flown in accordance with multi crew procedures in...
4th Nov 2016, 07:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By scavenger

Bankstown Airport has no coffee or sandwich...

Bankstown Airport has no coffee or sandwich shops.

The poor bastard (tourist) who was dropped at Bankstown by taxi would not agree with the assessment above considering he was laden with luggage...
26th Oct 2016, 12:48
Replies: 6
Views: 2,168
Posted By scavenger

If you're not recent, you wouldn't be able to fly...

If you're not recent, you wouldn't be able to fly IFR as PIC.

The required approaches may be flown under the VFR, in VMC.

CASR 1998 61.870 will tell you what you want to know.

The...
23rd Oct 2016, 07:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,272
Posted By scavenger

Why is the rule inadequate? Sounds perfectly...

Why is the rule inadequate? Sounds perfectly reasonable to me: the holder of a flight crew licence is also authorised to use the radio...

Perhaps your criticism should be directed at the NAA...
6th Oct 2016, 08:43
Replies: 47
Views: 5,807
Posted By scavenger

ffs have all you people whinging about GPS not...

ffs have all you people whinging about GPS not being 'in the syllabus' actually read it?

Have a look at NAV.8 and RNE in the MOS. Both of these units are required for CPL and PPL.
17th Aug 2016, 12:10
Replies: 34
Views: 8,675
Posted By scavenger

The GPS estimate won't be correct until after...

The GPS estimate won't be correct until after TOPC and you've reached your cruise speed. Therefore, the estimate from the log will probably be more accurate.

Nevertheless, you won't find it...
5th Aug 2016, 13:33
Replies: 84
Views: 102,995
Posted By scavenger

then And Your posts are...

then



And



Your posts are drivel. :yuk:
18th Jun 2016, 07:33
Replies: 46
Views: 11,198
Posted By scavenger

No sh!t Sherlock. However the incident...

No sh!t Sherlock. However the incident (http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/aair/ao-2016-061/) appears to involve an aeroplane flying a path other than that published for...
8th Jun 2016, 11:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,672
Posted By scavenger

It is an offence for a flight examiner to conduct...

It is an offence for a flight examiner to conduct a CPL, ATPL or MPL flight test if they are the person who 'recommended' the applicant for the flight test.

CASR 61.1295(2)...
31st Jan 2016, 07:39
Replies: 383
Views: 53,241
Posted By scavenger

Certainly I do, but that does not stop you from...

Certainly I do, but that does not stop you from posting materials on line for free.

Given that:



do you recommend the online version, or would it be akin to:
31st Jan 2016, 07:00
Replies: 383
Views: 53,241
Posted By scavenger

And thanks again Jabawocky. In fact I do...

And thanks again Jabawocky. In fact I do understand you think:



which is why I was sure you would respond in the manner you did. :ok:

If it's costing you money and safety outcomes are...
31st Jan 2016, 06:46
Replies: 383
Views: 53,241
Posted By scavenger

Thanks for your straight answer Lead Balloon,...

Thanks for your straight answer Lead Balloon, that's what I was after. I do not disagree in the slightest.
31st Jan 2016, 06:15
Replies: 383
Views: 53,241
Posted By scavenger

No worries IFEZ, you cut to the heart of the...

No worries IFEZ, you cut to the heart of the matter. Wait for Jabawocky, his answer will be most illuminating I'm sure. A pity some of his humility did not wear off on some of the attendees.
31st Jan 2016, 05:42
Replies: 383
Views: 53,241
Posted By scavenger

Lead Balloon, since you are quick to point out...

Lead Balloon, since you are quick to point out someone else's incorrect use of language, allow me to suggest you learn the meaning of the word disinterested. Just because I may be critical of...
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