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31st Dec 2013, 15:16
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Posted By Dave Wilson

Surely a good instructor wouldn't do that, or at...

Surely a good instructor wouldn't do that, or at least brief the student as to what he was going to do first.
31st Dec 2013, 13:12
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Thanks for the replies chaps.

Thanks for the replies chaps.
31st Dec 2013, 11:58
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Views: 4,670
Posted By Dave Wilson

Seemed to get stitched for snow and ice a fair...

Seemed to get stitched for snow and ice a fair few times but was only called out once. Did an orderley dog at Christmas but volunteered for that. By the way do they still have Goblins on the back of...
31st Dec 2013, 11:39
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Genuine question then and not a wind up one...:) ...

Genuine question then and not a wind up one...:) I don't know anything about FI training not being one but aren't they all trained to the same standard? Most of the instuctors at my club are ex RAF...
31st Dec 2013, 10:58
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Firefly: I meant inadvertant spin, and thank you...

Firefly: I meant inadvertant spin, and thank you for an honest answer!

Beags: Correct me if I'm wrong...:) but how can I respond in any other way than my usual way? I wasn't schizophrenic last...
31st Dec 2013, 10:17
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

I stand by to be corrected but aren't low level...

I stand by to be corrected but aren't low level circuits taught in training? I can certainly remember doing them.
31st Dec 2013, 10:01
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Bose: I think there's a bit of pedantry...

Bose:

I think there's a bit of pedantry going on here...:). I don't believe that as an obviously experienced pilot that you would just sit there and ride it into the ground is you had the chance...
31st Dec 2013, 09:44
Replies: 24
Views: 3,852
Posted By Dave Wilson

Mode C goes up the duff anyway. I was on my way...

Mode C goes up the duff anyway. I was on my way to Dublin last month when the East Mids controller asked me if I was really 1500' underground...
30th Dec 2013, 23:51
Replies: 45
Views: 12,091
Posted By Dave Wilson

Depressing to think all of them are younger than...

Depressing to think all of them are younger than me..:( Dave Wilson LS+GCM. Seriously, well done to all and enjoy the day.
30th Dec 2013, 23:32
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Exactly. It's not a point that is really driven...

Exactly. It's not a point that is really driven home and it's one of the most important things to understand in flying. I suppose time and the syllabus are against most instructors. I don't come...
30th Dec 2013, 22:59
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

To turn your argument on it's head, if I were...

To turn your argument on it's head, if I were flying in the RH seat with you and you pranged the a/c even after I had warned you about low airspeed/ insert frightening situation of choice, and I...
30th Dec 2013, 22:37
Replies: 28
Views: 5,816
Posted By Dave Wilson

Personally I think he's a decent bloke who's...

Personally I think he's a decent bloke who's trying to make the best of the position he's in, let's cut the guy a bit of slack. I'm glad I'm not him. Well...apart from being married to Kate, batting...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2013, 22:28
Replies: 47
Views: 5,558
Posted By Dave Wilson

Ah, the politics of envy...:)

Ah, the politics of envy...:)
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2013, 22:18
Replies: 47
Views: 5,558
Posted By Dave Wilson

Well, don't live in Hatfield! Join me in Lincs,...

Well, don't live in Hatfield! Join me in Lincs, 2nd largest county in England and a mere 1 million population. One hundred thousand of those are here in Lincoln. Ethnicity 98.5% white and has the...
30th Dec 2013, 21:40
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Yes you did say that, I was just agreeing! ...

Yes you did say that, I was just agreeing!

Jeez, I give up. On a more serious note, I wonder how many commercial crashes with the loss of many thousands of lives over the years could have been...
30th Dec 2013, 21:10
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Crikey, puff your chest back in! Just a jocular...

Crikey, puff your chest back in! Just a jocular response to your 'rip your arm off' comment, I would be quite happy to die with you Bose.

By the way, just got back from Sainsburys and they have...
30th Dec 2013, 19:41
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

You would have to be quick as the 'I have...

You would have to be quick as the 'I have control' would probably be accompanied by an elbow in the chops. If I think I'm in danger the normal protocols of polite society are out of the window...:)
30th Dec 2013, 17:41
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

No you're not, I only have around 250 power...

No you're not, I only have around 250 power hours, still wet behind the ears. I understand what you're getting at now with the 152, misunderstanding on my part. Not unusual...:)
30th Dec 2013, 17:37
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Due to lack of understanding of the principles of...

Due to lack of understanding of the principles of flight probably.
30th Dec 2013, 17:22
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

:ugh: Don't think anyone is disputing that! :)

:ugh: Don't think anyone is disputing that! :)
30th Dec 2013, 17:17
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

True but how many students are given the figures...

True but how many students are given the figures for approach and landing by their club and they turn out to be 5 or even more knots higher than the POH? (As tecnow has been given for his 152) First...
30th Dec 2013, 17:02
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Er...thought that's what we were talking...

Er...thought that's what we were talking about...I agree with your other stuff by the way.
30th Dec 2013, 16:57
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Firefly: Unless I'm misreading what you are...

Firefly:

Unless I'm misreading what you are putting the load factor increases as the secant of the angle, not the stall speed. The stall speed is the square root of the load factor.

IE the load...
30th Dec 2013, 16:34
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

Stall speed increase=square root of load factor....

Stall speed increase=square root of load factor. Therefore I put my money on Cumulus Rider.

Adam: At least you are erring on the right side of safety!
30th Dec 2013, 15:12
Replies: 188
Views: 15,891
Posted By Dave Wilson

65kts for a 152? Bit fast I think. Tecnow it...

65kts for a 152? Bit fast I think. Tecnow it seems to me that you are flying at a 'add 5 kts for the wife and kids and then another 5 if there's an R in the month' type of place. Have a look at the...
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