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6th Sep 2019, 02:38
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Posted By Murray Cod

C-172 in Mackay

Hi,
Does anyone have a Cessna 172 available near Mackay for hire for about 4 hours at the end of each month?
It needs to be insured.
MC.
5th Jul 2019, 02:38
Replies: 1,083
Views: 586,049
Posted By Murray Cod

Hi Sunfish I operated a VFR Cessna for aerial...

Hi Sunfish
I operated a VFR Cessna for aerial photography (airwork) , we were tempted to do some work in the Solomon Islands under PVT but gave it away as too hard, need a international AoC.
CASA...
5th Jul 2019, 01:35
Replies: 50
Views: 30,749
Posted By Murray Cod

Hi Squawk, I'm not familiar with 210's but am...

Hi Squawk,
I'm not familiar with 210's but am familiar with mag survey and had a quick chat with a LAME that serviced survey 210's and he was a bit alarmed a where it failed,
not the usual place...
3rd Jul 2019, 04:04
Replies: 50
Views: 30,749
Posted By Murray Cod

The spar would get checked every 100 Hrly

The spar would get checked every 100 Hrly
3rd Jul 2019, 01:49
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Views: 30,749
Posted By Murray Cod

Low level survey in hot countries would rate as...

Low level survey in hot countries would rate as the most severe, a lot more than other airwork ops. In fact I was told that 1 hour of mag survey amounts to 3 hours "normal flying".
I heard that this...
3rd Jul 2019, 01:44
Replies: 50
Views: 30,749
Posted By Murray Cod

No, thermals build quick enough and their more...

No, thermals build quick enough and their more sudden. The 210 is fairly slippery ,so after coming down a hill your moving along
5th Mar 2018, 07:25
Replies: 20
Views: 3,879
Posted By Murray Cod

I've done all that, it's got an EO and the camera...

I've done all that, it's got an EO and the camera pods been in operation for over a year.
The 2 Aero Engineering firms I approached said that it's near impossible to gain an STC through CASA and...
5th Mar 2018, 01:17
Replies: 20
Views: 3,879
Posted By Murray Cod

US STC

HI Everyone,
I've exhausted avenues to gaining an Australian STC for my camera pod.
Does anyone know of a US company that may suit. My searches only seem to find the bigger companies that modify...
15th Nov 2016, 04:07
Replies: 183
Views: 459,592
Posted By Murray Cod

MC here, I operate a Cessna 172 for aerial...

MC here,
I operate a Cessna 172 for aerial mapping and have dipped my toe into UAV's and I'm not seeing any advantages in these machines in our field yet. They will crash ,on average, 3 times a...
15th Nov 2016, 01:29
Replies: 35
Views: 8,763
Posted By Murray Cod

What about one of these, Aussie made and it...

What about one of these,
Aussie made and it carries a Nikon D800 DSLR Portable Mapping Pods | Aerial Acquisitions (http://www.aerialacquisitions.com.au/?page_id=239) .It flew last month and has an...
8th Jul 2014, 01:14
Replies: 1
Views: 1,271
Posted By Murray Cod

single engine aircraft in the Solomons

Hi,
Does anyone know of a piston single available for hire in the Solomon Islands?
Thanks,
MC
3rd Mar 2011, 08:58
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By Murray Cod

My 2 yen

Err Tailwheel,
Since Merc's were made in China they have gone from the most dependable , reliable automobile ever made to one of the worst in about 10 years. Maybe the fault of the bean counters?...
24th Feb 2011, 07:34
Replies: 32
Views: 3,362
Posted By Murray Cod

I've landed a 185 downwind once , the reason not...

I've landed a 185 downwind once , the reason not for an into wind landing was oil all over the windscreen and a blinding afternoon sun,making it very very hard to see anything,i'll take the oil/sun...
24th Jan 2011, 02:52
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By Murray Cod

Air Work in NZ

Hi, Do any of you people know in an Oz registered survey aircraft can operate in NZ. I heard rumors thats it's a bit difficuit.
Or...does anybody know of an Aircraft with a full size camera hole...
3rd Dec 2010, 03:16
Replies: 61
Views: 12,123
Posted By Murray Cod

Commercial C-130s

As a tax payer, I would prefer the C-130's to be used even if it mean't a shorter life span. Better to burn out than rust away.
But they would have to be operated by someone else besides the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2010, 08:05
Replies: 37
Views: 3,917
Posted By Murray Cod

Duck and Cat method

Tmpffisch,
I don't recall these D and C's procedures at all , are they an ATPL subject?
Also can you use an approved chicken instead of a duck , it's GA and chickens are a lot cheaper.
I wouldn't...
4th Aug 2010, 02:37
Replies: 57
Views: 12,603
Posted By Murray Cod

Is there any history as Aseanaero asks. ...

Is there any history as Aseanaero asks.
"Justice may be blind but she has some very clever listening devices"
MC.
1st Jun 2010, 05:00
Replies: 18
Views: 4,614
Posted By Murray Cod

You might try and get some work as an Aerial...

You might try and get some work as an Aerial Camera Operator if you like photography.
It will give you an insight into GA and you might score some hours.
Murray.
16th Jan 2010, 04:38
Replies: 56
Views: 5,236
Posted By Murray Cod

Shapel security

How about buying duty free booze at KL. You purchase it , it dissapears and then it's delivered at the departure lounge in a plastic bag with a sticker on it for you to carrry on. Checked by who? ...
23rd Dec 2009, 21:59
Replies: 38
Views: 7,294
Posted By Murray Cod

I believe survey flying is as dangerous as you ,...

I believe survey flying is as dangerous as you , or your company , want to make it.
Blasting off in a light twin into a wall of Darwin black clouds on a "must do "charter sounds a lot worse or at FL...
22nd Dec 2009, 06:18
Replies: 38
Views: 7,294
Posted By Murray Cod

Safety first

The Risk Assessment for Survey companies is reverse engineered.
You start at a risk outcome thats acceptable to the client and then work backwards through the matrix to "tidy up the paperwork"....
2nd Dec 2009, 08:39
Replies: 57
Views: 5,560
Posted By Murray Cod

Safety Nazis

I recall doing a survey in Newman years ago. ZeeBee may remember.
I asked the airport manager for permission to erect a GPS base station within the airport perimeter. He refused permission , he...
25th Aug 2009, 03:02
Replies: 261
Views: 57,324
Posted By Murray Cod

KPA lives

ZeeBee,
KPA is now POO and it's still going strong despite the rego.
MC
9th Aug 2009, 22:07
Replies: 26
Views: 4,195
Posted By Murray Cod

auto pilot?

An auto pilot on at 200 ft?:=
They work on baro pressure not height above ground, unless you pinched some gear out of an F-111.
Deathstar might be appropriate.
7th Aug 2009, 08:56
Replies: 26
Views: 4,195
Posted By Murray Cod

advice??

Watch it Dave ,
Survey training has gone from excellent to non existant, and there's no "weeding out" of applicants.
The aircraft ar poorly maintained , CASA don't care , no passengers and you...
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