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25th Jun 2019, 19:56
Replies: 2
Views: 2,169
Posted By Ultranomad

Depending on what's inside, it could be just...

Depending on what's inside, it could be just plain aluminium alloy (in most cases), or an alloy with high magnetic permeability such as permalloy.
17th Jun 2019, 23:57
Replies: 8
Views: 2,059
Posted By Ultranomad

Then insist on hot climate uniforms

When on the maintenance apron, I switched to shorts two weeks ago, and I wasn't the first one around the apron. However, sometimes after maintenance it takes quite a bit of effort to wash various...
2nd Jun 2019, 11:22
Replies: 33
Views: 5,552
Posted By Ultranomad

SSS, just to check, does this wing drop occur...

SSS, just to check, does this wing drop occur when the ball is centred? The situation you describe looks like a skidding turn, and it's easy to acquire a bad habit of asymmetric leg work, when the...
11th May 2019, 01:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By Ultranomad

I flew a Beech A23 HS-ATB at Bang Phra without...

I flew a Beech A23 HS-ATB at Bang Phra without validation but with an instructor in the right seat. It was the only option available on a short notice. The instructor was a retired Thai Air Force...
30th Dec 2018, 14:59
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Ultranomad

My feeling is yes, but don't quote me on that. On...

My feeling is yes, but don't quote me on that. On the other hand, if I were you, I'd go for the certified one anyway. G5 is a very versatile and convenient instrument, and it offers tremendous value...
29th Dec 2018, 23:52
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Ultranomad

In principle, nothing precludes you from...

In principle, nothing precludes you from installing uncertified equipment in a certified aircraft if it's to be used as secondary reference only. However, if you are going to install it permanently...
26th Dec 2018, 13:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By Ultranomad

Not exactly so. An engine zero-timed at the...

Not exactly so. An engine zero-timed at the factory is not quite the same as the old engine. Zero-timing is a result of pool-based overhaul where lots of engines are completely disassembled. Parts...
2nd Dec 2018, 17:37
Replies: 30
Views: 5,516
Posted By Ultranomad

@NorthernCounties, it's LeteckŠ škola Jaroměř...

@NorthernCounties, it's LeteckŠ škola Jaroměř (http://www.leteckaturistika.cz/) at LKJA and Happy Aviation (http://www.happyaviation.cz) at LKLT, though the latter seems to have raised the price.
29th Sep 2018, 17:41
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Ultranomad

Under current EASA regulations...

Under current EASA regulations (https://www.easa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/dfu/Part-FCL.pdf) (FCL.625 IR), within 7 years after expiration you only need a refresher training at an ATO. After 7...
27th Sep 2018, 18:23
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Ultranomad

If you have all other modules, for the module 13...

If you have all other modules, for the module 13 you need to take submodule 7 (or at least this is what it's called here in Czechia), which seems to include a bit of everything: instead of 180...
25th Sep 2018, 22:32
Replies: 44
Views: 8,413
Posted By Ultranomad

For everyone's information, DfT has just...

For everyone's information, DfT has just published a detailed clarification...
20th Sep 2018, 21:45
Replies: 24
Views: 6,374
Posted By Ultranomad

In all fairness, lacing is not the only...

In all fairness, lacing is not the only authorised way to assemble a loom. Depending on aircraft origin and age, one can also find solutions like plastic spiral wrap or braided sheathing.
20th Sep 2018, 21:35
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Ultranomad

I would use "letter of authorisation" or "letter...

I would use "letter of authorisation" or "letter of authority" (to sign off). Incidentally, this is not specific to France - check AMC 145...
12th Aug 2018, 14:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,563
Posted By Ultranomad

One more way of doing it is: line up, step on the...

One more way of doing it is: line up, step on the brakes, set takeoff power, check engine instruments (including RPM), release the brakes, watch the airspeed increase. During the takeoff run on a...
11th Aug 2018, 19:51
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Ultranomad

TheOddOne, thanks. Unfortunately, RANT provides...

TheOddOne, thanks. Unfortunately, RANT provides the navaid procedures but does not support the yoke and does not seem to adequately simulate the actual cockpit workload (unexpected ATC instructions,...
11th Aug 2018, 11:56
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Ultranomad

IFR trainer software (and specifically OnTop 9.5), anyone?

Colleagues, I am looking for IFR skill refresher software for a home simulator. I used ASA OnTop/ IPTrainer suite in the past and liked it a lot, but the old version I have isn't quite compatible...
22nd Jul 2018, 15:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By Ultranomad

The situation really depends on how good one is...

The situation really depends on how good one is with mental arithmetic and basic concepts of geometry and mechanics. A seasoned engineer would do these calculations in his head faster than it takes...
23rd Jun 2018, 08:25
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By Ultranomad

The situation may somewhat vary from one EASA...

The situation may somewhat vary from one EASA country to another, but here in Czech Republic most modules contain a lot more questions for a B license than for an A one.
24th May 2018, 12:35
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Ultranomad

Deepl.com (or any other machine translation...

Deepl.com (or any other machine translation facility) is a dangerous thing. Even if the text looks perfect at the first glance, you never know when it will let you down by translating some phrase in...
21st May 2018, 00:12
Replies: 28
Views: 2,315
Posted By Ultranomad

I am surprised nobody has mentioned that flying a...

I am surprised nobody has mentioned that flying a private aircraft instead of a common carrier would provide virtually no advantage in terms of visa avoidance in Europe, if one is otherwise required...
18th May 2018, 17:35
Replies: 30
Views: 5,516
Posted By Ultranomad

Maybe you can, but it's only 5 hours of training...

Maybe you can, but it's only 5 hours of training and no skill test, so it's easier to do it in Europe to avoid jumping through extra bureaucratic hoops.
17th May 2018, 20:13
Replies: 9
Views: 1,940
Posted By Ultranomad

From the pragmatic point of view, it makes sense...

From the pragmatic point of view, it makes sense to sit the theory for B1.2 instead of B3. B1.2 theory is valid for the issuance of B3, but not vice versa (for some modules, there are more questions...
17th May 2018, 20:03
Replies: 30
Views: 5,516
Posted By Ultranomad

True. Incidentally, it also makes sense to...

True. Incidentally, it also makes sense to challenge oneself in terms of aircraft types. My visual approaches and landings improved substantially after checking out on several differently behaving...
16th May 2018, 10:02
Replies: 30
Views: 5,516
Posted By Ultranomad

Why not? It's a VLA, not a microlight.

Why not? It's a VLA, not a microlight.
15th May 2018, 18:25
Replies: 30
Views: 5,516
Posted By Ultranomad

Numerous outfits in Czechia, Hungary and...

Numerous outfits in Czechia, Hungary and elsewhere in Eastern Europe. You can hire a Tecnam Echo for an equivalent of £65 per hour wet at LKBE, or C150 or C152 for £75...85 at LKLT, LKJA, LKPM, LHKA...
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