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Forum: Jet Blast
15th Apr 2019, 23:49
Replies: 137
Views: 21,810
Posted By 3wheels

From the New York Times French authorities...

From the New York Times

French authorities said firefighting planes were too dangerous for Notre-Dame and "could cause the whole of the structure to collapse," an apparent response to President...
12th Apr 2019, 22:29
Replies: 21
Views: 2,489
Posted By 3wheels

The career of CWA Scott is worth a read.

The career of CWA Scott is worth a read.
4th Apr 2019, 22:11
Replies: 406
Views: 218,207
Posted By 3wheels

Yes he did. A real tradegy all round.

Yes he did. A real tradegy all round.
4th Apr 2019, 16:03
Replies: 406
Views: 218,207
Posted By 3wheels

I attended the trial of the B747 pilot who nearly...

I attended the trial of the B747 pilot who nearly hit the Penta Hotel at Heathrow.It was held near West Drayton.

As an ATPL holder I tried in vain to understand the Engineering evidence about the...
11th Mar 2019, 15:19
Replies: 406
Views: 218,207
Posted By 3wheels

Had the pilot been killed in this accident there...

Had the pilot been killed in this accident there would have been no trial and he would no doubt have been responsible for what happened. AAIB Report.

Surely, you cant have it both ways?
8th Feb 2019, 19:55
Replies: 1,917
Views: 2,354,790
Posted By 3wheels

Yes the AAIB will search for his Log Book to...

Yes the AAIB will search for his Log Book to determine experience. Unfortunately some Log Books are not found or the pilot has not filled it in for some time ( often years). In those cases the AAIB...
8th Feb 2019, 17:50
Replies: 29
Views: 7,551
Posted By 3wheels

Never believe a thing a pilot tells you ...Part...

Never believe a thing a pilot tells you ...Part 2.

Flying my Trislander back to Stansted one night in beautiful CAVOK conditions I listen to the ATIS ...OVC at 100 ft! Can’t be surely. Nothing on...
8th Feb 2019, 17:38
Replies: 29
Views: 7,551
Posted By 3wheels

Never believe a thing a pilot tells you. ...

Never believe a thing a pilot tells you.

Arrived the previous day at Le Touquet with a vacuum pump failure and decided it was unsafe to fly home on partial panel due to the weather.

The ...
8th Feb 2019, 17:06
Replies: 29
Views: 7,551
Posted By 3wheels

Another happy ex Oly 463 owner. I had BGA 1342,...

Another happy ex Oly 463 owner. I had BGA 1342, serial number 013, and spent many happy hours in it over Kent, Scotland and Austria. We sold it to buy a Bocian in about 1973 and had great fun with...
6th Feb 2019, 19:43
Replies: 36
Views: 3,393
Posted By 3wheels

Chris,Maoraih and 27/09... The reason I brought...

Chris,Maoraih and 27/09...
The reason I brought up the subject of Fuel Pump on the Cherokee is simply because it was mentioned in the second post of this thread. That poster had got the wrong end of...
5th Feb 2019, 10:28
Replies: 36
Views: 3,393
Posted By 3wheels

My crusing level,.. Exactly the same as when...

My crusing level,..

Exactly the same as when ATC ask me my desired altitude.

Why twist it?
5th Feb 2019, 03:35
Replies: 36
Views: 3,393
Posted By 3wheels

In the amplification section of the normal...

In the amplification section of the normal procedures for the Climb it clearly says, and I quote:

”when REACHING the desired altitude, the electric fuel pump may be turned off”.

It says nothing...
5th Feb 2019, 02:07
Replies: 5
Views: 2,053
Posted By 3wheels

Same could also apply to people with “too many”...

Same could also apply to people with “too many” different type ratings.
One has to ask “ Why so many”...
5th Feb 2019, 01:57
Replies: 36
Views: 3,393
Posted By 3wheels

To all you guys flying PA 28 161, 140, 181. ...

To all you guys flying PA 28 161, 140, 181.

Please read your POH Section 4.5. Cruise checks. It quite clearly states ...

Fuel Pump. Off...AT DESRIED ALTITUDE.

There is no mention anywhere of...
31st Jan 2019, 19:40
Replies: 1,917
Views: 2,354,790
Posted By 3wheels

You have to remember that what you have heard has...

You have to remember that what you have heard has been reported in the press ( totally unreliable) or passed on from the French authorities ( perhaps some is lost in translation, so equally...
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By 3wheels

KISS.... Having two different SOP’s relating to...

KISS....
Having two different SOP’s relating to the heading bug will drop you in it one day.
When the chips are down, night, bad weather, maybe some instrument failure, a test perhaps, you will...
26th Jan 2019, 13:15
Replies: 1,917
Views: 2,354,790
Posted By 3wheels

Normalised Deviation. I don’t think there has...

Normalised Deviation. I don’t think there has ever been such a good example.
Forum: Freight Dogs
24th Jan 2019, 10:33
Replies: 440
Views: 767,321
Posted By 3wheels

Not a freight dog but an executive jet pilot. Was...

Not a freight dog but an executive jet pilot. Was tasked to fly 1000 car steering wheels from UK to Spain.
Apparently they ran out due to a strike.
23rd Jan 2019, 20:15
Replies: 1,917
Views: 2,354,790
Posted By 3wheels

You have mentioned this several times, two D....

You have mentioned this several times, two D. Ibbitson’s, and now claim somewhat authoritively that he was “ not properly licenced”.

You are aware, are you not, that one can opt out of having your...
22nd Jan 2019, 17:54
Replies: 1,917
Views: 2,354,790
Posted By 3wheels

Is your P1 still with us? Had he never...

Is your P1 still with us? Had he never understood MSA over mountains?
20th Jan 2019, 17:16
Replies: 30
Views: 15,511
Posted By 3wheels

The fact that the Pitot Heat is off is...

The fact that the Pitot Heat is off is irrelevant. Some people fly around with it off when clearly outside icing conditions, which obviously they were at the time.

If, as you sugggest,they...
14th Jan 2019, 17:06
Replies: 16
Views: 5,397
Posted By 3wheels

Pure Walt’s!

Pure Walt’s!
9th Jan 2019, 10:12
Replies: 197
Views: 33,209
Posted By 3wheels

In terms of sending cadets solo the T21 was...

In terms of sending cadets solo the T21 was nowhere near a close second! I sent many hundreds of cadets sold on the T 31 but only a handful on the T21.

The other reason was that we had retrieve...
9th Jan 2019, 09:54
Replies: 197
Views: 33,209
Posted By 3wheels

The vast majority of first solos were done on the...

The vast majority of first solos were done on the T 31 (Mk3). Only those too large for the Mk3 were trained on the T21. Some sites only used T21s because of their small size. Obviously they sent all...
7th Jan 2019, 13:09
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By 3wheels

I do Air/Ground at a busy UK airfield underneath...

I do Air/Ground at a busy UK airfield underneath the London TMA and an airports Control Area with a TMZ.

Consequently most aircraft are now fitted with 8.33 radios ( we have changed frequency) and...
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