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27th Aug 2018, 16:57
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Posted By clivewatson

Use HDG for the departure. Leave the SID loaded...

Use HDG for the departure. Leave the SID loaded in the FMS in preparation for a "direct to" any point on the SID or planned route. Set NAV frequencies/OBS/DME for emergency return or terrain...
10th Apr 2018, 20:00
Replies: 5,106
Views: 1,420,644
Posted By clivewatson

Back then did anyone really count? I don't recall...

Back then did anyone really count? I don't recall checking before I sent any off.

Whether they did it in 20 or even 25 it's still a pretty amazing feat when one considers that their total flight...
9th Apr 2018, 18:44
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Views: 1,420,644
Posted By clivewatson

Pobjoy, guess the year!

Pobjoy, guess the year!
16th Jul 2017, 14:13
Replies: 28
Views: 9,253
Posted By clivewatson

Track distance alone is meaningless. That's why I...

Track distance alone is meaningless. That's why I quoted air miles which is what the thread starter is inquiring about.
15th Jul 2017, 21:08
Replies: 28
Views: 9,253
Posted By clivewatson

We regularly got 4400nm air miles out of the...

We regularly got 4400nm air miles out of the 900LX. Longest flight I recall was 10:50 (FSIA to LSZH) landing with circa 1250lbs and airmiles of 4650nm. Got a number of pics of the fuel page after...
28th Feb 2017, 19:45
Replies: 1
Views: 1,182
Posted By clivewatson

Banner Towing part FCL

Was reading CAP 804 Part 1, Section 4, Part P (Licence Conversions – UK to Part-FCL).

It seems that Banner Towing Privileges exercised on UK National/JAR-FCL
licence issued before 8 April 2018...
28th Feb 2017, 19:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By clivewatson

Other than flight manual procedures for dealing...

Other than flight manual procedures for dealing with pressurisation when landing and departure from high elevations the rest is pretty straightforward after reading the online details....all the...
8th Jan 2017, 18:23
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

For reasons that our intrepid SATCO’s Whipping...

For reasons that our intrepid SATCO’s Whipping Boy is trying to determine, Tracey Curtis-Taylor is an honorary graduate of the University of Portsmouth. Aldert Vrij is a professor of applied social...
5th Jan 2017, 09:14
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

To be fair to Terry Holloway as far as I can see...

To be fair to Terry Holloway as far as I can see the only thing the Air League bestowed upon TCT was a framed address.


My only questions to Terry are:

How is it that he managed to source...
4th Jan 2017, 13:37
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

G-KEST. Long time no see, and I hope you are...

G-KEST. Long time no see, and I hope you are well.

It seems that Terry himself introduced the new information when he claimed "it was in her blurb for the trip and on her web site." Unfortunately...
4th Jan 2017, 11:18
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

Sad to read you're leaving Terry because I had a...

Sad to read you're leaving Terry because I had a question for you. According to your logic Tracey and Ewald were not worthy of being joint recipients of any award. In retrospect I wonder which of the...
16th Dec 2016, 11:30
Replies: 6
Views: 3,832
Posted By clivewatson

Almost certainly as a result of what the video...

Almost certainly as a result of what the video doesn't show....the glider being towed climbing, and pulling up on the tow plane's tail.

Similar to the tragedy that killed Stan Easton 40 odd years...
Forum: Questions
17th Nov 2016, 08:54
Replies: 26
Views: 3,427
Posted By clivewatson

I'll stab a guess. The symmetrical at zero...

I'll stab a guess.

The symmetrical at zero AoA will not generate induced drag but it will suffer the penalty of parasite drag. Parasite drag is the product of the skin friction coefficient, the...
4th Nov 2016, 19:37
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

Interesting letter Jay and I presume it’s the...

Interesting letter Jay and I presume it’s the text of that which you reported as having received some time ago. If I am correct the author is a junior barrister at Matrix Chambers. Anyway her choice...
28th Oct 2016, 15:46
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

A lot of commendable work going on here to...

A lot of commendable work going on here to establish the truth and expose TCT as liar who finds the temptation to exaggerate her claims irresistible. Brilliant work SWB.

Now what was it she was...
27th Oct 2016, 19:38
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

Thanks Tubby, I was simply wondering if TCT may...

Thanks Tubby, I was simply wondering if TCT may have flown the Stearman on any international flights before Sept 23rd 2013. Or perhaps Ewald may have done, although it seems that he and her obtained...
27th Oct 2016, 19:09
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

Tubby, If they reverse the decision tonight...

Tubby,

If they reverse the decision tonight to award her I PROMISE to do one flight completely naked. Not a pretty sight I admit, but I'll do it in front of witnesses FOR SURE.

Tracey Curtis...
23rd Oct 2016, 13:02
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

One thing puzzles me. If TC-T has so many...

One thing puzzles me.

If TC-T has so many supporters who feel aggrieved by postings made, why do they not voice their views here and explain their (or her) side of the story?

Similarly the TC-T...
23rd Oct 2016, 12:55
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

She DID NOT fly any of the collection's owned...

She DID NOT fly any of the collection's owned aircraft. I believe that she based her aircraft there, and presumably paid for that. Inclusion of this in her bio simply bumps up the image she would...
23rd Oct 2016, 12:39
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

Outreach, my @rse! More like Bake Off. This...

Outreach, my @rse! More like Bake Off.

This was never about outreach, it's always been about her and a brilliantly executed sales pitch that secured her a round the world jolly on someone else's...
23rd Oct 2016, 12:31
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

My voting form also stated the motion was to...

My voting form also stated the motion was to rescind the award. I put my name to my vote, signed the form and included my membership number so I presume that my vote (for the motion) was NOT...
20th Oct 2016, 20:54
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

I think that PPRUNE should be congratulated for...

I think that PPRUNE should be congratulated for not being intimidated by threats, indirect or as polite as they may be, from TCT's lawyers.

I'm sure the mods are looking very carefully at all...
18th Oct 2016, 17:47
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

Proxy vote forms need to be sent to LAA asap....

Proxy vote forms need to be sent to LAA asap. Deadline for receipt is 20th October.
9th Sep 2016, 09:55
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,259,087
Posted By clivewatson

G-KEST Barry, the award has already...

G-KEST



Barry, the award has already been handed to her. We can only hope that it will be retracted, but it will need to be brought up at the AGM so I hope you find someone to second you. If...
17th May 2016, 21:33
Replies: 108
Views: 23,356
Posted By clivewatson

Few here seem to know that Art Scholl lost his...

Few here seem to know that Art Scholl lost his life in the making of this movie. Not that anyone should have known, but worthy of mention nonetheless.
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