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6th Apr 2021, 22:08
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By Maoraigh1

"Had this happened in the UK or Ireland, then the...

"Had this happened in the UK or Ireland, then the pilot would be held strictly liable, without any need or proof of negligence, for the damages to the claimant"
Are you sure? The Shoreham Airshow...
4th Apr 2021, 19:45
Replies: 33
Views: 4,896
Posted By Maoraigh1

In the US I've used a fuel drain with a filter,...

In the US I've used a fuel drain with a filter, and put the filtered fuel back in the tank.
if the aircraft is in a dry, warm, hangar you might get away with not draining.
If the aircraft is...
26th Mar 2021, 20:36
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By Maoraigh1

Landing a low inertia wood-and-fabric tailwheel...

Landing a low inertia wood-and-fabric tailwheel aircraft with a gusting crosswind, do not consider the approach stable until two tiedowns are secured, or the aircraft is partly in the hangar....
23rd Mar 2021, 19:39
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By Maoraigh1

Was there a fly-in associated with the carnival? ...

Was there a fly-in associated with the carnival?
Had he phoned but not been warned about the ferris wheel?
Was he based at a long runway airfield?
Why would a small airfield not notam the...
22nd Mar 2021, 20:04
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By Maoraigh1

"Exactly the same: Negligence. If you are high...

"Exactly the same: Negligence. If you are high and fast you go around. We teach that to the students from the first day."
He did go-around. If he hadn't, and had gone off the end of the runway, this...
21st Mar 2021, 19:28
Replies: 33
Views: 3,292
Posted By Maoraigh1

LAA Permit Annual Test Flight requires stall...

LAA Permit Annual Test Flight requires stall warning test if fitted. Full stall with speeds recorded at buffet, stall warner, and nose drop, with and without flaps or airbrakes.
The two I did in...
19th Mar 2021, 20:11
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By Maoraigh1

That a court has granted substantial damages...

That a court has granted substantial damages against a pilot going-around at an airfield where an event was taking place, due to hittng a new obstruction, close to the climb-out, should concern all...
18th Mar 2021, 20:24
Replies: 69
Views: 4,897
Posted By Maoraigh1

What sort of task do we mean when multitasking?...

What sort of task do we mean when multitasking? Most people can do several common automatic tasks at the same time - but if much thought is needed it's different. And while the thinking brain is...
11th Mar 2021, 18:38
Replies: 23
Views: 6,210
Posted By Maoraigh1

If the water in that video was sea or brackish,...

If the water in that video was sea or brackish, I'd be wary of buying - thin metal will easily suffer unacceptable corrosion. Best checked after a considerable time, to allow for any salt to have...
10th Mar 2021, 19:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,873
Posted By Maoraigh1

Maybe he meant 16g/square metre, modern...

Maybe he meant 16g/square metre, modern ultralights use very thin metal.:(
6th Mar 2021, 21:55
Replies: 16
Views: 2,200
Posted By Maoraigh1

Restriction active 06/3 and 07/3 according to the...

Restriction active 06/3 and 07/3 according to the NOTAMs.
6th Mar 2021, 20:10
Replies: 69
Views: 4,897
Posted By Maoraigh1

Downwind on checkout in a Pa38. Something I've...

Downwind on checkout in a Pa38. Something I've had a few times. BUT - this tme the instructor opens his door. I'd ask why, then consider a "MAYDAY - instructor breakdown" call.
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5th Mar 2021, 19:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,873
Posted By Maoraigh1

Distance from aerial I assume. Could affect rear...

Distance from aerial I assume. Could affect rear seat pax?
4th Mar 2021, 18:59
Replies: 16
Views: 2,200
Posted By Maoraigh1

Screenshot today from EasyVFR, CAA supported app....

Screenshot today from EasyVFR, CAA supported app.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/240x520/screenshot_20210304_194932_915d218641612dfda734762a5ce820bfb7ef82be.png
Area 4/3/2021
4th Mar 2021, 18:48
Replies: 14
Views: 1,873
Posted By Maoraigh1

I hope the major radio manufacturers will supply...

I hope the major radio manufacturers will supply the data online for copying.
It would be crazy for every owner to try to do their own calculation using their own abacus, or whatever they normally...
25th Feb 2021, 20:18
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By Maoraigh1

From CAA. Is everyone aware?

https://www.caa.co.uk/General-aviation/Aircraft-ownership-and-maintenance/Electronic-Conspicuity-devices/
The scheme will remain open to applications until 30 September 2021 (or until the funding is...
25th Feb 2021, 19:19
Replies: 17
Views: 3,726
Posted By Maoraigh1

A vessel towing a large barge is the least likely...

A vessel towing a large barge is the least likely to be able to rescue someone, especially in the likely sea conditions with a strong wind. He had little reason to be certain of his fuel situation....
25th Feb 2021, 18:57
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Maoraigh1

If you plug your headset into the P2 sockets you...

If you plug your headset into the P2 sockets you must use the P2 PTT.
24th Feb 2021, 18:37
Replies: 17
Views: 3,726
Posted By Maoraigh1

C170 fatal - strange decisions.

This fatal accident report, with a presumably very young solo pilot, looks to have been an easily avoidable accident. Disturbing and puzzling....
23rd Feb 2021, 18:58
Replies: 16
Views: 2,200
Posted By Maoraigh1

This is said to be already operating. It is NOT...

This is said to be already operating. It is NOT where the consultation documents said, but in a more sensibly useful area.
There are similar developments in Norway, but through valleys rather than...
23rd Feb 2021, 14:32
Replies: 16
Views: 2,200
Posted By Maoraigh1

BBC today. Nothing like the consultation...

BBC today. Nothing like the consultation proposal, but makes more sense.
BBC News - Covid in Scotland: Drones to carry Covid samples
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-56154503
20th Feb 2021, 20:02
Replies: 22
Views: 2,483
Posted By Maoraigh1

"Seriously ? Glide back after an engine failure...

"Seriously ? Glide back after an engine failure ??? At 50 feet ??"
Back to the surface, with enough speed to round out and land
As opposed to damaging stall or nose strike.
Was the Tiger Moth...
19th Feb 2021, 19:43
Replies: 22
Views: 2,483
Posted By Maoraigh1

Take-off to 50' data is to allow for obstacles....

Take-off to 50' data is to allow for obstacles. There are many strips where few aircraft are at 50' when they pass the end of the runway. Aircraft manuals usually also give ground run required.
it's...
18th Feb 2021, 19:02
Replies: 36
Views: 12,463
Posted By Maoraigh1

Latin for a skylark. Nothing to do with Niki....

Latin for a skylark. Nothing to do with Niki. Julius Caesar had a Legion made of Gauls known as "Alauda".
7th Feb 2021, 18:49
Replies: 17
Views: 3,184
Posted By Maoraigh1

Questions about this aircraft: Was the...

Questions about this aircraft:
Was the transponder an 8 key or a set and enter each number separately device?
How brightly was it lit?
I've had difficulty maintaining a steady altitude in good day...
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