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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2019, 08:52
Replies: 360
Views: 241,334
Posted By skyrangerpro

i was wondering the same thing. A medical...

i was wondering the same thing. A medical emergency does not normally require corralling an entourage, especially at 2 in the morning. Were they planning on returning?
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2019, 13:34
Replies: 126
Views: 70,545
Posted By skyrangerpro

https://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/17746276.cluth...

https://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/17746276.clutha-inquiry-pilots-tell-of-fuel-gauge-failures/
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2019, 07:14
Replies: 126
Views: 70,545
Posted By skyrangerpro

https://www.scotsman.com/news/inquiry-told-of-defe...

https://www.scotsman.com/news/inquiry-told-of-defects-to-clutha-crash-aircraft-1-4925316
9th May 2019, 14:03
Replies: 53
Views: 9,125
Posted By skyrangerpro

Cost sharing guidelines have been updated: ...

Cost sharing guidelines have been updated:

https://www.caa.co.uk/General-aviation/Aircraft-ownership-and-maintenance/Cost-sharing-flights/
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2019, 15:30
Replies: 126
Views: 70,545
Posted By skyrangerpro

that looks an interesting book, I'm going to read...

that looks an interesting book, I'm going to read it. Thanks.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2019, 23:47
Replies: 126
Views: 70,545
Posted By skyrangerpro

If someone's actions are irrational then there...

If someone's actions are irrational then there are only two possibilities. The individual is irrational (possibly temporarily). Or he appears irrational because he is seeing something differently to...
27th Mar 2019, 15:26
Replies: 1,919
Views: 2,376,865
Posted By skyrangerpro

some more reporting on the legal situation today:...

some more reporting on the legal situation today:

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/cardiff-city-emiliano-sala-contract-15941596
11th Mar 2019, 09:02
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,186,029
Posted By skyrangerpro

I'm astonished every single one in existence...

I'm astonished every single one in existence hasn't been grounded.
25th Feb 2019, 19:40
Replies: 1,919
Views: 2,376,865
Posted By skyrangerpro

you're right of course, this wasn't a...

you're right of course, this wasn't a cost-sharing flight, but that's not to say it it wasn't being flown under the auspices of being one. The FAA state for a cost sharing flight that the direct...
25th Feb 2019, 19:28
Replies: 1,919
Views: 2,376,865
Posted By skyrangerpro

right but does the FAA also not state that the...

right but does the FAA also not state that the direct costs are borne by the OCCUPANTS of the craft (up to a maximum of six) on a pro-rata basis? A third party paying for the direct costs would not...
15th Feb 2019, 07:06
Replies: 1,919
Views: 2,376,865
Posted By skyrangerpro

well that’s not right. You could injure another...

well that’s not right. You could injure another participant or bystander or any number of scenarios. Specific track day insurance is offered by a number of insurers. Either call your existing...
13th Feb 2019, 22:31
Replies: 1,919
Views: 2,376,865
Posted By skyrangerpro

Right. He will seek to ascertain 1. Who 2....

Right. He will seek to ascertain

1. Who
2. When
3. Where
4. How

but not why. He has very wide ranging powers too.
5th Feb 2019, 20:22
Replies: 1,919
Views: 2,376,865
Posted By skyrangerpro

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/great...

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/robert-murgatroyd-barton-aerodrome-salford-15785933

prosecution alleges he was “running an illegal commercial flight”
23rd Jan 2019, 10:46
Replies: 1,919
Views: 2,376,865
Posted By skyrangerpro

sea is bitterly, bitterly cold this time of year....

sea is bitterly, bitterly cold this time of year. Terrible news.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Nov 2017, 17:25
Replies: 271
Views: 179,997
Posted By skyrangerpro

important not to jump to any conclusions re FR24...

important not to jump to any conclusions re FR24 data which can be erratic as I have witnessed when checking back on my own aircraft.

What I would say looking back on the historical readings is...
11th Nov 2017, 22:55
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,168,835
Posted By skyrangerpro

you forgot option 3. Walk away.

you forgot option 3.

Walk away.
28th Aug 2017, 22:38
Replies: 45
Views: 27,291
Posted By skyrangerpro

I think the incident was to the east of the...

I think the incident was to the east of the airfield.
27th Aug 2017, 18:46
Replies: 45
Views: 27,291
Posted By skyrangerpro

Compton is not that small as grass strips go BUT...

Compton is not that small as grass strips go BUT it is on top of a hill which makes it very high risk to turn back at low altitude. If you are the slightest bit short it is going to be unfriendly...
23rd May 2016, 10:06
Replies: 45
Views: 26,668
Posted By skyrangerpro

It's a tough call. Save the pilot or the pies in...

It's a tough call. Save the pilot or the pies in the car. I still don't know what I would have done myself.



Could have been a very different outcome if the plane had gone up a couple of...
15th May 2016, 12:19
Replies: 47
Views: 13,906
Posted By skyrangerpro

Pilotaware now shipping. It's been quite a story....

Pilotaware now shipping. It's been quite a story.

PilotAware Hardware | PilotAware Hardware (http://pilotawarehardware.com/)
23rd Mar 2016, 16:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,577
Posted By skyrangerpro

I was in Sydney for 4 years, North Shore, try...

I was in Sydney for 4 years, North Shore, try Ashley Wile. It's a shame Hoxton Park closed.

Australian Flying: Sydney Jabiru Flying School...
12th Mar 2016, 10:44
Replies: 202
Views: 48,123
Posted By skyrangerpro

you really should alert the authorities to this...

you really should alert the authorities to this via the usual channels if you believe this is a serious safety issue.
12th Mar 2016, 10:42
Replies: 202
Views: 48,123
Posted By skyrangerpro

Big hats off to the AAIB, getting to the bottom...

Big hats off to the AAIB, getting to the bottom of this. Without their report we have an entirely different view on the incident.

Four safety recommendations have come out of it too.

As a...
12th Mar 2016, 08:40
Replies: 202
Views: 48,123
Posted By skyrangerpro

pulse, there would have been an entirely...

pulse, there would have been an entirely different atmosphere in that cockpit on the way back than on the way down, when multi tasking was a breeze. As the report said he was most likely overloaded,...
12th Mar 2016, 08:35
Replies: 202
Views: 48,123
Posted By skyrangerpro

without the knowledge that the engine was now...

without the knowledge that the engine was now configured in such a way that a seizure was probable if called upon with maximum throttle, I would likely have done exactly what the pilot did - diverted...
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