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Forum: North America
1st Oct 2019, 00:40
Replies: 559
Views: 241,379
Posted By pithblot

raysalmon, Thank you - that’s a very helpful...

raysalmon,

Thank you - that’s a very helpful reply.

pithblot
Forum: North America
1st Oct 2019, 00:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By pithblot

Howdya go with it all flying-spike?

Mate,
Iím curious to know how the journey back into the pilotís seat has been for you.
Did you have a go at the US regionals or find something closer to home?
Cheers,

pithblot
Forum: North America
10th Sep 2019, 10:42
Replies: 559
Views: 241,379
Posted By pithblot

Can an E3 Spouse work in the US ?

How is life for the spouse of an E3 visa holder in the US; can he or she work or start a business in the US ?

Thanks.

pithblot
30th May 2019, 09:55
Replies: 262
Views: 75,330
Posted By pithblot

1981, a brutal year for the RFDS WA Section

The RFDS had two nasty PA31 accidents in 1981

VH-KMS in April, in the Kalgoorlie area,

VH-DEE in July at Mt Augustus


VH-KMS
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=27164
17th May 2019, 00:19
Replies: 32
Views: 4,247
Posted By pithblot

"at all times" is another one that should be...

"at all times" is another one that should be blue-toothed to the Bang Seat
8th May 2019, 01:05
Replies: 38
Views: 12,311
Posted By pithblot

charging by piece for checked luggage doesn't help

I used to check my small overnight travel bag (8kg) in with my suitcase (15kg) and carry onboard just reading glasses, book and a bottle of water. Qantas recently stopped that by working to rule and...
27th Feb 2019, 12:45
Replies: 1
Views: 2,024
Posted By pithblot

Ben Buckley; standing for his principles

We need men like Ben

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-26/ben-buckley-maverick-councillor-who-doesnt-vote/10763180
2nd Feb 2019, 01:13
Replies: 19
Views: 5,476
Posted By pithblot

Gold. Just wiping my coffee off the keyboard.

Gold.
Just wiping my coffee off the keyboard.
14th Jan 2019, 00:49
Replies: 14
Views: 3,061
Posted By pithblot

What's the state of MMA now and are there any...

What's the state of MMA now and are there any plans to get her airborne again?


No apologies for this thread drift, over in Canada and History & Nostalgia forums.

The Crossing...
13th Jan 2019, 23:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By pithblot

What a pleasure to watch. Thank you.

What a pleasure to watch. Thank you.
Forum: Canada
11th Jan 2019, 12:14
Replies: 7
Views: 3,866
Posted By pithblot

Thanks for posting. This is a lovely song. ...

Thanks for posting.

This is a lovely song.

Dave Hadfield sounds like a modern day Sir Francis Chitchester, or maybe even EKG.

Check out his web site. (http://hadfield.ca)
7th Jan 2019, 04:02
Replies: 83
Views: 61,599
Posted By pithblot

Comfortable aeroplane

Speaking from a passenger's POV, I recon the Alliance Fokkers are ahead of the competition. They are more comfortable, with bigger seats, more leg room and a proper stand up loo.
19th Dec 2018, 08:01
Replies: 27
Views: 11,259
Posted By pithblot

Nothing to do with the quality of ATRs; CASA...

Nothing to do with the quality of ATRs; CASA should prohibit the loosing of any aircraft parts in public.
19th Dec 2018, 07:44
Replies: 21
Views: 5,200
Posted By pithblot

LeadSled, you see that little, evil, blue...

LeadSled,
you see that little, evil, blue smiley face at the end of the Captain's comment - the comment you quote?



nah, I guess you didn't.

Tootle pi....
13th Dec 2018, 23:02
Replies: 78
Views: 20,394
Posted By pithblot

Well said desert goat.

Well said desert goat.
6th Dec 2018, 07:15
Replies: 10
Views: 3,887
Posted By pithblot

I used the Essendon to Smithton service back in...

I used the Essendon to Smithton service back in 1981.

IIRC it was the inaugural E110 flight and the Captain was Gary Love. He kindly let me sit in the right seat; which as a newly minted CPL, I...
6th Dec 2018, 06:55
Replies: 24
Views: 2,395
Posted By pithblot

I agree, what a great experience! Nads that...

I agree, what a great experience!

Nads that touch the ground. Or short legs in lieu.

BTW, that's a sweet-looking aeroplane.
18th Nov 2018, 22:36
Replies: 262
Views: 75,330
Posted By pithblot

ATPL required?

Does the pilot need an ATPL?
29th Sep 2018, 10:29
Replies: 1,223
Views: 470,932
Posted By pithblot

Eye toll ewe! ...moving right along, ...

Eye toll ewe!

...moving right along,

Mach


Maybe this is just an old wive's tale, I'd heard the limit was 180lbs, supposedly the force required to fly a DC3 OEI in whatever was considered...
29th Sep 2018, 02:32
Replies: 1,223
Views: 470,932
Posted By pithblot

Don't wind him up Mach.

Don't wind him up Mach.
25th Jul 2018, 00:53
Replies: 43
Views: 13,179
Posted By pithblot

PJ If a picture paints a thousand words,...

PJ

If a picture paints a thousand words, then Centaurus' description "Assault Landing on Innocent Runway" is the exception that proves the rule.

B737 Assault Landing on Innocent Runway...
Forum: North America
23rd Jul 2018, 01:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By pithblot

f-s, yeah, we've met around the traps and...

f-s, yeah, we've met around the traps and probably shared a beer or two in the Top End - Re Darwin in the 80s - but I'll leave it there. Good on ya for getting/maintaining the medical :ok:

The...
23rd Jul 2018, 01:17
Replies: 43
Views: 13,179
Posted By pithblot

dr dre, I agree with you at post #7 A long...

dr dre, I agree with you at post #7

A long time ago, as a new DC3 F/O, I made a safe but bone-jarring mess of what should have bee a reasonably straight forward landing. Captain instructed me...
Forum: North America
22nd Jul 2018, 06:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By pithblot

Well, yes, I'll bite. IIRC and you are the bloke...

Well, yes, I'll bite. IIRC and you are the bloke that used to be Ozzie's CP, then I recon your chances are probably pretty good, provided you've got your BMI under control.

No doubt you've read...
27th Jun 2018, 03:57
Replies: 38
Views: 31,849
Posted By pithblot

I guess the Dog Whistle, sorry, Garrett, powered...

I guess the Dog Whistle, sorry, Garrett, powered King Airs don't have auto-feather?
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