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16th Nov 2011, 07:32
Replies: 8
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Posted By nick2007

I have a few leads now, so I'll try to go...

I have a few leads now, so I'll try to go investigate some of these places in the next couple of weeks.

Thanks for all the suggestions!
12th Nov 2011, 23:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By nick2007

Organisations - Private Hire and Post-PPL Training Melbourne

Myself and a colleague have recently moved to Melbourne, and are relatively unfamiliar with the aviation scene down here.

We are both recently PPL qualified, though a little out of practice, so...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Sep 2011, 00:29
Replies: 4
Views: 3,618
Posted By nick2007

Boeing Flap Detent Numbering

Just out of curiosity...

Th flap detents on most (?) Boeing models appear to be assigned arbitrary numbers (1, 5 ,10 15... 30) which do not appear to correspond to flap/slat deflection angle or...
27th Mar 2010, 04:29
Replies: 58
Views: 9,663
Posted By nick2007

I heard a similar rumour about parking...

I heard a similar rumour about parking limitations at Bankstown airport a couple of years back, thankfully nothing became of it. There are always rumours about BAL, and there are lots of suspicious...
25th Mar 2010, 16:52
Replies: 20
Views: 12,365
Posted By nick2007

I have a PPL, not a CPL. Here are my opinions - ...

I have a PPL, not a CPL. Here are my opinions -

There are a few good small schools at BK. Pacific Flight Services (Crane Air), and Clamback & Hennessy spring to mind - they regularly get good...
5th Mar 2010, 15:55
Replies: 29
Views: 3,656
Posted By nick2007

Unfortunately business is business - Boeing runs...

Unfortunately business is business - Boeing runs a factory, not a museum.

There have been rumours about the Bankstown site closing for quite a long time (CRC-ACS has been talking about shifting...
25th Feb 2010, 13:48
Replies: 13
Views: 25,202
Posted By nick2007

Oh don't be so precious! You're worse than a pack...

Oh don't be so precious! You're worse than a pack of 8 year-olds quarrelling about playground secrets.

Leave them alone - they do it because they're interested in aviation and like to tinker.
If...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2010, 16:07
Replies: 12
Views: 2,518
Posted By nick2007

If they have been resorting to these sorts of...

If they have been resorting to these sorts of practices for an extended period of time, that would suggest that they are in a rather tight financial situation.
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2010, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 2,518
Posted By nick2007

Apologies if there is an existing thread, I...

Apologies if there is an existing thread, I didn't notice it.

I imagine that enforcement in these cases is fairly slow going as the relevant authorities need to sift through the evidence before...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2010, 10:20
Replies: 12
Views: 2,518
Posted By nick2007

Koito admits falsification of airline seat flammability test results

Not particularly good news coming from a reputable manufacturer. 150000 of the seats have been sold. Possibly affects ANA, JAL and SIA.

Plane seat safety tests faked - ABC News (Australian...
11th Jan 2010, 11:05
Replies: 120
Views: 12,363
Posted By nick2007

Ah, this is starting to read like a typical...

Ah, this is starting to read like a typical aircraft crash thread. A pile of armchair experts hypothesising on a subject that they aren't really qualified to hypothesise about, consequently...
7th Jan 2010, 07:40
Replies: 120
Views: 12,363
Posted By nick2007

VH-XXX - isn't it? This isn't a wind up. Is 1000...

VH-XXX - isn't it? This isn't a wind up. Is 1000 minke whales a year not sustainable? In my mind it would make sense that there is level of whaling which would not have a significant impact on the...
7th Jan 2010, 07:19
Replies: 120
Views: 12,363
Posted By nick2007

Wow... :ooh: The son of a hero - a true diplomat...

Wow... :ooh: The son of a hero - a true diplomat and gentleman no less.
Remember - if you're going to tar everyone in Japan with the same brush, don't complain when other countries do the same to...
6th Jan 2010, 07:30
Replies: 120
Views: 12,363
Posted By nick2007

Whale is certainly not widely available in Japan....

Whale is certainly not widely available in Japan. But one occasionally stumbles across it on the menu.... It's generally quite pricey.
I recently paid about AUD$20 for 8 small slices of whale...
10th Oct 2009, 11:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,872
Posted By nick2007

I don't want to sound like a killjoy, but I agree...

I don't want to sound like a killjoy, but I agree with PF.
If you are a first-time buyer, please be very careful - any aircraft will be a substantial hole in your pocket, even when it is sitting...
30th Jun 2009, 02:50
Replies: 58
Views: 7,658
Posted By nick2007

A poor workman blames his tools.

A poor workman blames his tools.
30th Jun 2009, 02:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By nick2007

A good place to start might be asking around at...

A good place to start might be asking around at the Aerial Agriculture Association of Australia (AAAA). Aerial Agricultural Association of Australia (http://www.aerialag.com.au)

From what I...
26th Jun 2009, 03:15
Replies: 298
Views: 92,038
Posted By nick2007

And replaced with...?? Joe Average? Really,...

And replaced with...?? Joe Average?

Really, listen to yourselves! You sound like a bunch of ...Airbus haters! :)

The 787 is not only a big change for Boeing in terms of structural composition,...
23rd Jun 2009, 02:54
Replies: 129
Views: 11,783
Posted By nick2007

Remoak is a stirrer. Leave him alone. My 2c...

Remoak is a stirrer. Leave him alone.

My 2c worth -
Better that the pilot potentially crash and burn on the airfield at Bankstown (or surrounding open space) than into someone's house in Condell...
18th Jun 2009, 03:27
Replies: 47
Views: 6,442
Posted By nick2007

While the article has its merits, the remainder...

While the article has its merits, the remainder simply adds more fuel to the anti-Airbus argument.

It was Captain Sullenberger.... plus various flight control laws that made it into the Hudson.
31st May 2009, 09:39
Replies: 13
Views: 2,337
Posted By nick2007

Hi s&j You might want to post this in the DG &...

Hi s&j
You might want to post this in the DG & P forum, you will get a better response.
31st May 2009, 09:36
Replies: 47
Views: 15,869
Posted By nick2007

If, by "using as little metal as possible", you...

If, by "using as little metal as possible", you mean "lightweight metallic structures":
Considered changing to a different industry? :)

Otherwise -
If, by "using as little metal as possible",...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st May 2009, 09:14
Replies: 69
Views: 15,695
Posted By nick2007

Yep, in certain cases an ashtray is a basic...

Yep, in certain cases an ashtray is a basic designrequirement for cabin interiors, it's in FAR 25.853.
Therefore if an ashtray is missing, the cabin doesn't comply with 25.853. It's an airworthiness...
25th May 2009, 03:56
Replies: 8
Views: 2,827
Posted By nick2007

Just in the past month, BAL have fenced off and...

Just in the past month, BAL have fenced off and put "for-lease/built-to-suit" signs on every square inch of unused turf on Airport Ave. I suppose they are trying to improve their income, however...
22nd May 2009, 03:39
Replies: 13
Views: 3,982
Posted By nick2007

787 Engine Run

Didn't see any other threads, so forgive me if I'm duplicating this...

A significant milestone, so it's worth noting.

Video: Boeing 787 - ZA001 - Engine Start - May 21, 2009 - FlightBlogger -...
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