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15th May 2019, 11:32
Replies: 4
Views: 2,209
Posted By Sweet Surrender

If you feel that way you should really come...

If you feel that way you should really come along. All welcome, spouses as well.
PM me if you can make it as we need to track numbers.
13th May 2019, 10:25
Replies: 4
Views: 2,209
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Captain Cay Carpenter Retirement

To all past and present employees of Alliance Airlines, Flight West and friends of Captain Cay Carpenter.

There is going to be a retirement / get together to thank Cay for all that he has done...
11th Jan 2019, 21:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Reference the Funeral

The funeral directors have several 'branches'

Greg's funeral is at 12.45 on Wednesday 16th at 159 Wises Road, Buderim.
11th Oct 2017, 00:22
Replies: 40
Views: 42,148
Posted By Sweet Surrender

I would just like to add my thanks to all those...

I would just like to add my thanks to all those above.

When I started learning to fly over 40 years (:-( ago, the Safety Digest was always devoured from cover to cover. Once I had an engine...
28th Sep 2017, 03:00
Replies: 74
Views: 27,215
Posted By Sweet Surrender

I reckon I'd hate an ATSB report to read that...

I reckon I'd hate an ATSB report to read that some POB had died because they had wasted time making radio calls when they should have spent the time trying to recover.

A wing falls off, yes make a...
27th Sep 2017, 01:15
Replies: 74
Views: 27,215
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Well thanks guys. Not often I get compliments. ...

Well thanks guys. Not often I get compliments.

Organise rescue?

OK. The Essendon accident was in the middle of the aerodrome. I don't think multiple Mayday's were required to alert the rescue...
26th Sep 2017, 23:22
Replies: 74
Views: 27,215
Posted By Sweet Surrender

With all due respect to the pilots involved. ...

With all due respect to the pilots involved.

Why is there now a trend (King Air Essendon) for pilots to waste time giving a Mayday call when there is no one, other than themselves, who can help...
23rd May 2016, 08:27
Replies: 35
Views: 9,235
Posted By Sweet Surrender

From memory (with the help of my log book) there...

From memory (with the help of my log book) there were 6 King Airs. The last callsign being XFB.
8th Sep 2015, 22:43
Replies: 3
Views: 3,141
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Failed Australian GTT

Last year my blood sugar was too high on my Class 1 medical and I had to do a GTT. This year not wanting to repeat the test I tried hard before the blood test to get it right. No sugar in my coffee,...
8th Apr 2015, 02:28
Replies: 3
Views: 2,025
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Pam can be found flying F100's for Alliance out...

Pam can be found flying F100's for Alliance out of Townsville. Don Smith likewise out of Brisbane.
Steve Bolitho and Jeff Giddens, last time I saw then were with Virgin out of Brisbane.
Greg...
17th Jul 2011, 00:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,629
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Well I had my first cataract operation, on my...

Well I had my first cataract operation, on my right eye, 4 weeks ago and after all my concerns it really turned out to be a non-event.

I turned up at the day hospital at 8.30 in the morning. Now...
20th May 2011, 00:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,629
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Thanks very much for the answers everyone. ...

Thanks very much for the answers everyone.

If I remember and am sufficiently motivated, I will put a few more posts up detailing my progress for those considering the procedure.

Cheers
15th May 2011, 07:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,629
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Cataract

I have recently been diagnosed with cataracts (so thats why everything was a bit blurry) :sad: and am having the operation (both eyes) shortly.

I have searched PPrune and found a lot of useful...
3rd Nov 2010, 02:05
Replies: 625
Views: 134,898
Posted By Sweet Surrender

If the engineers truly believe that a person will...

If the engineers truly believe that a person will subdue the flight attendants and break into the flight deck with their rolled up boarding pass then full marks to them for writing up the problem. ...
22nd Feb 2009, 22:56
Replies: 154
Views: 14,114
Posted By Sweet Surrender

F100 (Fokker) An aircraft years ahead of its...

F100 (Fokker) An aircraft years ahead of its time. :ok:
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2004, 01:06
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Thanks everyone for the replies. That answers my...

Thanks everyone for the replies. That answers my question in spades!

Cheers
SS
Forum: Tech Log
19th May 2004, 05:37
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Question What is the Real Minima

I have just got home after my sim check ride and an interesting discussion on minimum altitudes.

The discussion centered on whether you can descend below the minima on an ILS approach. That is do...
17th Dec 2003, 11:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By Sweet Surrender

I remember years ago seeing DC9's (717 ancestor)...

I remember years ago seeing DC9's (717 ancestor) sitting on the ground with one side of the elevator down and the other side of the elevator up.

I always did wonder about the reason.
...
30th Jul 2003, 16:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,873
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Did many flights with Rash in a Dash. Great...

Did many flights with Rash in a Dash. Great pilot, great guy.
20th Aug 2002, 22:19
Replies: 4
Views: 1,887
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Feather #3. I am not really up to date on the...

Feather #3. I am not really up to date on the Whyalla / ATSB saga, but I thought crankshafts failing due to a manufacturing problem would support the comments of this american chappie?
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jul 2002, 03:07
Replies: 5
Views: 2,538
Posted By Sweet Surrender

Thanks guys for your reply's. When I first...

Thanks guys for your reply's.

When I first flew the PA31 I was taught to lean it out on EGT's.

The next time round I have been taught to set fuel flows and monitor EGT's.

The latter is...
4th Jul 2002, 02:57
Replies: 71
Views: 4,784
Posted By Sweet Surrender

My first encounter with PA31's I was taught to...

My first encounter with PA31's I was taught to lean on th EGT.
The next time around I was taught to set a fuel flow and just monitor EGT's below max.

The latter is quicker but I feel happier...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jul 2002, 01:26
Replies: 5
Views: 2,538
Posted By Sweet Surrender

PA31 Guru Required

After many years flying other types, I find myself back flying little (-310) Navajo’s. There have been a number of changes to Navajo's over the years, including the change in AFM’s and I am finding...
Forum: Tech Log
29th May 2002, 01:09
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By Sweet Surrender

DD As you intimate from your second question you...

DD As you intimate from your second question you already know the answer to question 1.

If you have a model or draw a diagram of a plane looking from above, and look at the where the airflow...
29th May 2002, 00:52
Replies: 28
Views: 3,629
Posted By Sweet Surrender

C. I do apologise if my original reply was a bit...

C. I do apologise if my original reply was a bit abrupt but I honestly thought you were giving us a wind up.

You say in your reply to dragchute, what is the point in using mixture if several...
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