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6th Sep 2011, 09:09
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Posted By TurboJ

very subjective, if not controversial...

very subjective, if not controversial statement.......

commuting to Heathrow, bottom of the seniority list, working every weekend and bank holiday, away all the time even on shorthaul, years if...
5th Sep 2011, 11:12
Replies: 431
Views: 186,931
Posted By TurboJ

NR - There gets a point in time that regardless...

NR - There gets a point in time that regardless of the metal you're strapped to or the number of engines keeping you alive, it's the family and personal relationships that become more important.
...
4th Sep 2011, 18:02
Replies: 431
Views: 186,931
Posted By TurboJ

Cockpit crisis - World - Macleans.ca...

Cockpit crisis - World - Macleans.ca (http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/08/24/cockpit-crisis/)

The above link is a long but interesting read as to why 50 aircraft have been lost in five years due to...
9th Jul 2011, 10:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,507
Posted By TurboJ

They do clear people into the Class D it just...

They do clear people into the Class D it just depends on what you are doing. I've seen single engine aircraft doing aerial photography work in the zone etc along with helicopters transiting over LGW....
4th Jun 2011, 21:22
Replies: 79
Views: 19,534
Posted By TurboJ

Pilot Dar - very interesting post - thanks ...

Pilot Dar - very interesting post - thanks

With regards to your last paragraph it could be the reason why some UK flight schools don't teach short field take offs and landings

TJ
4th Jun 2011, 10:52
Replies: 79
Views: 19,534
Posted By TurboJ

Thanks for all the posts - I have been so...

Thanks for all the posts - I have been so enlightened.

ifitaintboeing - lovin the CRM - I take it there are no gaps in your vast amount of knowledge and experience.

Guru - A bit concerned about...
3rd Jun 2011, 23:38
Replies: 79
Views: 19,534
Posted By TurboJ

Well you learn something new every day.....such...

Well you learn something new every day.....such is aviation.

......I'll have to check the POH again, but if its only a recommended procedure then its hardly critical to start faffing with flaps...
3rd Jun 2011, 21:33
Replies: 79
Views: 19,534
Posted By TurboJ

Thanks FFF. I did consider your suggestion but...

Thanks FFF. I did consider your suggestion but then discounted it on the grounds that full flap provides more drag than lift ???
3rd Jun 2011, 20:45
Replies: 79
Views: 19,534
Posted By TurboJ

Retracting Flaps On Touchdown

I've been currently watching some of the documentaries on the Discovery channels about Flying in Alaska.

One of the new pilots was been given a check ride and the guy in the right hand seat, not...
17th Mar 2010, 11:28
Replies: 92
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Views: 7,686
Posted By TurboJ

Maybe I should have phrased it slightly...

Maybe I should have phrased it slightly different.

GPS can only be used as a primary means of navigation if the equipment and installation is approved and certified and correctly indicated in the...
17th Mar 2010, 10:01
Replies: 92
IMC
Views: 7,686
Posted By TurboJ

CAP 773 Legal document or not, its a...

CAP 773

Legal document or not, its a reference document produced by the UK CAA.

I'm not going to ignore a UK CAA document cos some guy on pprune says so.
16th Mar 2010, 22:04
Replies: 92
IMC
Views: 7,686
Posted By TurboJ

I don't believe I have stated that a safety sense...

I don't believe I have stated that a safety sense leaflet is a legal document.

Where does it say you can go and use a handheld GPS to fly an instrument approach?

Where would you stand at the...
16th Mar 2010, 17:13
Replies: 92
IMC
Views: 7,686
Posted By TurboJ

The CAA investigator when you're sat in front of...

The CAA investigator when you're sat in front of him facing an infringment interview !!

When London City airspace changed a few years back it caught a lot of GPS happy PPL holders out who were...
16th Mar 2010, 16:57
Replies: 92
IMC
Views: 7,686
Posted By TurboJ

IO540 Are you suggesting I teach the...

IO540



Are you suggesting I teach the use of GPS contrary to a CAA safety publication?

I also refer you to CAP773: Flying RNAV GNSS Approaches in Private & GA Aircraft which states that the...
16th Mar 2010, 15:20
Replies: 92
IMC
Views: 7,686
Posted By TurboJ

bose-x - uneducated tosh - Really. Well I refer...

bose-x - uneducated tosh - Really. Well I refer the honourable person to the CAA Safety Sense Leaflet entitled 'GPS' which in its opening paragraph states:



If you're using it at FL whatever it...
16th Mar 2010, 11:43
Replies: 24
Views: 7,336
Posted By TurboJ

NSF - I couldn't agree more - The future is...

NSF - I couldn't agree more -

The future is Orange - TJ
16th Mar 2010, 11:17
Replies: 92
IMC
Views: 7,686
Posted By TurboJ

The IMC course syllabus was written pre-GPS and...

The IMC course syllabus was written pre-GPS and hasn't, to my knowledge, been updated to incorporate GPS.

Having said that, if you were at a field e.g. Shoreham, that has a GPS approach and your...
16th Mar 2010, 10:18
Replies: 92
IMC
Views: 7,686
Posted By TurboJ

Strange statement to make?? GPS shouldn't be...

Strange statement to make??

GPS shouldn't be used as a primary means of navigation anyway, so its irrelevant. I would get an instructor that can teach you the ground based navaids properly and use...
11th Mar 2010, 12:56
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By TurboJ

Lognes Emermainville - LFPL

Hi

I'm planning a trip to Lognes Emermainville (LFPL) in the next few months - Has anyone any experience of flying into here from the UK

I'm particularly interested in

1. French speaking...
27th Jul 2009, 10:24
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By TurboJ

The Oxford IMC Rating CD is also pretty good. I...

The Oxford IMC Rating CD is also pretty good. I would recommend it to students; :ok:
20th Jul 2009, 22:44
Replies: 35
Views: 5,348
Posted By TurboJ

Single pilot - Checks on the ground done from a...

Single pilot - Checks on the ground done from a checklist - checks in the air done from memory - You can't be doing checks from a piece of paper when you should be looking outside the aircraft.
...
Replies: 70
Views: 8,022
Posted By TurboJ

Pkb - Lmao

Pkb - Lmao
Replies: 70
Views: 8,022
Posted By TurboJ

No - I would say his post was pretty abusive and...

No - I would say his post was pretty abusive and in need of some moderation - so he/she may have had a bad day but the use of expletives in expressing his dislike for his job on a public forum is...
Replies: 70
Views: 8,022
Posted By TurboJ

Quite a naive comment, me thinks. It took me...

Quite a naive comment, me thinks. It took me three jobs and 5yrs and I'm still just short of 500hrs jet time.

Jabbejokker - maybe this flying lark is not for you - I flew a visual approach into...
Replies: 117
Views: 15,912
Posted By TurboJ

Having come into flying from another profession,...

Having come into flying from another profession, I can assure you that I work far less for considerably more money - and that is not taking into account my earning potential as a Captain or Trainer....
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