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10th Mar 2019, 16:35
Replies: 546
Views: 338,788
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

It should be asked why the police/local...

It should be asked why the police/local highways/organisers did not insist that temporary traffic lights were installed away from the approach/display line so that safe traffic management could have...
15th Jan 2019, 21:46
Replies: 395
Views: 222,291
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

I see nothing that can't be fixed with a couple...

I see nothing that can't be fixed with a couple of rolls of duck take and a shifter.
15th Jan 2019, 12:36
Replies: 201
Views: 40,817
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

This brings back memories of West Malling in...

This brings back memories of West Malling in 1969. I seem to remember that a circuit was about 5 minutes downhill from pulling the big yellow ball at 1000 feet. The instructor bellowing down the...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Dec 2018, 07:42
Replies: 348
Views: 46,235
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

I'd have believed him 2 years ago but evidence...

I'd have believed him 2 years ago but evidence since then suggests otherwise.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2018, 20:06
Replies: 348
Views: 46,235
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

…and then there were none? No confirmed...

…and then there were none? No confirmed sightings. No drones. No arrests. Chaos reigns. What's up? Police informant named "Nick"? State sponsored terrorism? No names no pack drill. Faites vos jeux.
19th Nov 2018, 19:27
Replies: 66
Views: 47,095
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

My 1986 Aerospace gets a new battery every now...

My 1986 Aerospace gets a new battery every now and again, cost 15. Hasn't been serviced for years, works fine.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2018, 19:35
Replies: 1,174
Views: 547,924
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Two innocent questions from a bystander: 1. For...

Two innocent questions from a bystander:
1. For how long can you remain static beating a hole in the air before it becomes a problem?
2. Is it possible for mechanical failure other than TR drive...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2018, 15:29
Replies: 41
Views: 6,536
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

I see nothing that can't be fixed with a couple...

I see nothing that can't be fixed with a couple of rolls of gaffer tape and a hammer.
3rd May 2018, 19:37
Replies: 1,116
Views: 469,859
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

I went solo at West Malling in summer 1970 aged...

I went solo at West Malling in summer 1970 aged 16. Anyone here have photos of WM in those days?
26th Apr 2018, 20:53
Replies: 114
Views: 8,508
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Fantasy Air Allegro - Austin All Agro (aka...

Fantasy Air Allegro - Austin All Agro (aka Allegro)
8th Mar 2018, 20:09
Replies: 58,040
Views: 8,381,351
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Top secret grunt turbo thruster revealed.

Top secret grunt turbo thruster revealed.
16th Jan 2018, 20:30
Replies: 48
Views: 13,189
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

I recall flying from Southend to France (Calais?)...

I recall flying from Southend to France (Calais?) in the back of a Silver City Bristol Freighter in about 1960. My mother asked when the car would arrive and the stewardess replied: "just before us"...
20th Apr 2017, 18:52
Replies: 15
Views: 2,998
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Pair of Typhoons over Epping at 18.42 heading SW...

Pair of Typhoons over Epping at 18.42 heading SW at approx 600ft QNH?
26th Jan 2017, 12:18
Replies: 179
Views: 63,232
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

I don't recall any problems with the PA30 on one...

I don't recall any problems with the PA30 on one engine that a boot full of rudder wouldn't compensate for and I spent most training sorties under instruction flying on one engine. The only problem I...
21st Jan 2017, 19:36
Replies: 61
Views: 9,853
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Long time ago now but I recall finding the PA30B...

Long time ago now but I recall finding the PA30B and PA39 great fun and no trouble to fly. The early PA34, by comparison, I found was more stable but agricultural by comparison. Not so much fun for a...
5th Dec 2016, 15:47
Replies: 1,098
Views: 1,147,142
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

It seems odd that the pilot didn't ask for a...

It seems odd that the pilot didn't ask for a straight in approach from altitude before he entered the hold? Did I miss something?
12th Jun 2016, 19:59
Replies: 3
Views: 2,744
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Zero Hour Contracts?

Forgive me for asking a question that's probably been asked before but can anyone tell me which (if any) airlines hire pilots on zero hour contracts?
20th May 2016, 11:01
Replies: 44
Views: 6,986
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

So how come the Italians were mucking about with...

So how come the Italians were mucking about with the utterly useless Caproni Campini N1 in 1940 if the solution was so obvious? Even the Germans had taken advantage of Whittle's patent by 1936. What...
19th May 2016, 19:44
Replies: 44
Views: 6,986
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

That's so cool why didn't the Wright brothers go...

That's so cool why didn't the Wright brothers go for a gas turbine?
14th May 2016, 20:25
Replies: 44
Views: 6,986
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Whittle was the first to patent a practical...

Whittle was the first to patent a practical design in 1930. One of the simplest and most effective prime movers the world has ever known.
13th May 2016, 20:27
Replies: 44
Views: 6,986
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Whittle was without doubt one of the world's...

Whittle was without doubt one of the world's greatest engineers and his invention changed our world for the better. At a time when his engines could run for 30 hours between overhaul, German engines...
10th May 2016, 10:22
Replies: 44
Views: 6,986
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

TU114 Do you seriously consider the Heinkel 178...

TU114
Do you seriously consider the Heinkel 178 to have been a practical demonstration of jet powered flight? I think you'll find that in most respects, FW got there first.
28th Apr 2015, 00:10
Replies: 1,574
Views: 166,498
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

What are the levers below the LH yoke for?

Espresso machine?

Seriously though, Fokker F8?
12th Apr 2015, 20:26
Replies: 63
Views: 10,231
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

Fairey FD2 BAC221 TSR2

FD2 at FAAM
BAC221 at IWM Cosford
TSR2 at IWM Duxford

Avro Vulcan at Cosford?
12th Apr 2015, 13:38
Replies: 63
Views: 10,231
Posted By Flying Palm Tree

MRCA

EVERETT AERO - Aircraft/PANAVIA TORNADO FOR SALE (http://www.everettaero.com/tornado.html)
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