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11th Aug 2016, 18:01
Replies: 16
Views: 4,681
Posted By Volumex

It also works for road crossings (not from Oz...

It also works for road crossings (not from Oz obviously) - I have been doing it for years.

Edit: If you have a paper visa waiver, you must hand it in BEFORE it expires otherwise your next entry is...
14th Jul 2016, 02:23
Replies: 25
Views: 5,266
Posted By Volumex

Any idea when he is due to land at Niagara? I was...

Any idea when he is due to land at Niagara? I was hoping to be able to say g'day when he lands there.
3rd Jun 2016, 02:27
Replies: 22
Views: 3,822
Posted By Volumex

Counterpoint. Even complying with every clause,...

Counterpoint.
Even complying with every clause, sub-clause and note in the AFM, POH, CAR and CASR - a snot nosed CASA ramp check is going to find some obscure interpretation of what is naturally an...
7th Apr 2016, 17:25
Replies: 383
Views: 52,889
Posted By Volumex

Just for giggles, I curve fitted the EGT and...

Just for giggles, I curve fitted the EGT and Valve temperatures using third order polynomials.
Turns out the peak EGT is at a F/A ratio of 0.0649, which allowing for various uncertainties explains...
5th Apr 2016, 15:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By Volumex

Make sure the words "English Proficient" are on...

Make sure the words "English Proficient" are on your licences.

I went from OZ to Canada, and my CASA licence didn't have those magic words.

Seems a letter from Transport Canada (TC) stating the...
16th Mar 2016, 03:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,626
Posted By Volumex

He seems to be happy being flown around in a...

He seems to be happy being flown around in a Piper Twin.
https://twitter.com/DarrenChesterMP/status/705310435424112641
One of a few photos of him discovering the benefits and joys of GA.

If his...
13th Nov 2014, 00:13
Replies: 35
Views: 11,635
Posted By Volumex

I second 717techs advice. That's what I did a...

I second 717techs advice. That's what I did a long time ago. No $$ but got paid in taildragger time :ok: My favourite was the chippie.
23rd Mar 2014, 13:31
Replies: 1,694
Views: 4,038,413
Posted By Volumex

Found this while looking through some posters...

Found this while looking through some posters from the 80's. Were any other ppruner's there?
http://lh5.googleusercontent.com/jIt0XZUj33GkY6XKjk2dqVrzFQDFn3YQSk2whhY_UJdv=w626-h903-no
2nd Jan 2014, 21:54
Replies: 10
Views: 2,527
Posted By Volumex

CASA are too busy regulating non-issues such as...

CASA are too busy regulating non-issues such as licence labels or Go-Pros to be worried about anything that actually causes crashes.
15th Dec 2013, 02:38
Replies: 58
Views: 9,886
Posted By Volumex

Or any equipment not installed, such as spats...

Or any equipment not installed, such as spats missing on fixed gear Cessnas.

I even put a submission into CASA on this one, no acknowledgement and evidently no consideration of this issue.
...
27th Nov 2013, 11:01
Replies: 21
Views: 3,782
Posted By Volumex

As well as a rocket, CASA need a leash. ...

As well as a rocket, CASA need a leash.

IMHO, the biggest issue is that CASA are legislated to provide safety functions for civil aviation in Australia. Nowhere are they mandated to foster /...
25th Nov 2013, 12:17
Replies: 1
Views: 1,139
Posted By Volumex

Charlie, I understand that the only STC for a...

Charlie,
I understand that the only STC for a IO-520 install on a IO-470 Deb is by D'Shannon.
Their install documents are here: Documents | D'Shannon Aviation...
20th Nov 2013, 22:26
Replies: 71
Views: 12,281
Posted By Volumex

Interesting to note that in the minutes from the...

Interesting to note that in the minutes from the CASA Standards Consultative Committee meeting held 4 July 2012, it was stated:
20th Nov 2013, 21:28
Replies: 12
Views: 4,829
Posted By Volumex

Try using google with "site:atsb.gov.au" in the...

Try using google with "site:atsb.gov.au" in the search string, as well as your search terms.
This narrows the search to the atsb website.
eg "baron 2006 site:atsb.gov.au" would find this accident.
20th Nov 2013, 03:09
Replies: 71
Views: 12,281
Posted By Volumex

It would take less than 9 months for a competent...

It would take less than 9 months for a competent and capable organisation, such as the NZ CAA, to take over all of the regulatory functions of CASA.
13th Nov 2013, 10:54
Replies: 9
Views: 2,166
Posted By Volumex

Before you get too excited, just read it again. ...

Before you get too excited, just read it again.

ASTM have approved the change of Specification ASTM D7719 from a test fuel specification to a production fuel specification.

The FAA has not...
13th Nov 2013, 03:11
Replies: 27
Views: 4,536
Posted By Volumex

The fuel didn't get ASTM approval. The D 7719...

The fuel didn't get ASTM approval. The D 7719 ASTM specification got approval to go from a testing specification to a production specification.

Having said that, I just checked the type...
1st Nov 2013, 02:38
Replies: 19
Views: 5,120
Posted By Volumex

The location and elevation of the obstacles in...

The location and elevation of the obstacles in that notam are not in the most useful unit system. Looks like they got pulled straight off the Origin GIS drawings and were not translated into aviation.
30th Oct 2013, 03:41
Replies: 58
Views: 9,886
Posted By Volumex

High quality editorial work as usual. ...

High quality editorial work as usual.


Just wait until Mr CASA Inspector figures out that every fixed gear Cessna with spats removed needs to have it's operational flight envelope flight tested.
16th Oct 2013, 03:34
Replies: 70
Views: 8,074
Posted By Volumex

Don't forget this monumental security failure in...

Don't forget this monumental security failure in 2007 The Chaser enters APEC Security Zone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chaser_APEC_pranks)
ASIC is even less effective than these clowns....
14th Oct 2013, 22:26
Replies: 74
Views: 13,393
Posted By Volumex

That's funny - we were told the opposite by the...

That's funny - we were told the opposite by the CASA guys at the talk last Wednesday night at Archerfield. They said as long as the application is with CASA before the 4th, then it will be processed...
10th Oct 2013, 07:40
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By Volumex

If the future of the Chinese aviation investments...

If the future of the Chinese aviation investments were going to depend on G100UL, they would have bought GAMI by now.

They must have something up their sleeve, they are exceptionally shrewd...
10th Oct 2013, 03:21
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By Volumex

Based on this and CMI, I suspect that the Chinese...

Based on this and CMI, I suspect that the Chinese aren't concerned that the supply TEL is going to dry up any time soon.
I wonder if they have their own TEL supply, or maybe they don't give a rats...
3rd Oct 2013, 12:05
Replies: 25
Views: 7,186
Posted By Volumex

Once upon a time I was in the Navy's DC-3 coming...

Once upon a time I was in the Navy's DC-3 coming back from an airshow in Benalla. One of the Navy guys was still a bit green around the edges from a serious night. Eventually he was in the...
1st Oct 2013, 13:09
Replies: 39
Views: 9,373
Posted By Volumex

There was a Commander that the CAA landed gear...

There was a Commander that the CAA landed gear up, and then the crash comic gave some really complicated reason why it was the planes fault. It was some time in the late 80's / early 90's.
Blind...
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