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29th Sep 2011, 11:08
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Posted By douglas.lindsay

Is it not the case that the ratio has to be at...

Is it not the case that the ratio has to be at least 4.5? So any unaccelerated stall of up to 100mph would do it?

(Subject to the disclaimer that I have considerably more experience in arithmetic...
10th Aug 2011, 23:05
Replies: 66
Views: 6,845
Posted By douglas.lindsay

No advice from me (I'm not even at 100 hours...

No advice from me (I'm not even at 100 hours yet), just encouragement.

After being consistently good at landings for a while, I reached about 20 hours and somehow completely forgot how to land for...
11th Jun 2011, 01:13
Replies: 8
Views: 2,668
Posted By douglas.lindsay

I only found a reference to the number 70 on page...

I only found a reference to the number 70 on page 19. I think that relates to the required experience for converting an existing national license (might be a UK PPL or NPPL?) to an EASA PPL. It says...
3rd May 2011, 09:09
Replies: 23
Views: 6,136
Posted By douglas.lindsay

we've gone as far north as Inverness but skipped...

we've gone as far north as Inverness but skipped the real home of transatlantic aviation... So let me recommend Prestwick Flight Centre :ok:
20th Mar 2011, 00:10
Replies: 42
Views: 3,637
Posted By douglas.lindsay

I recently saw some marketing material,...

I recently saw some marketing material, presumably the sort that has been used to persuade my very own government of the value of electric cars. I seem to recall that it suggested there is a payoff...
15th Jan 2011, 23:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Thanks all. I'm used to DIY and a bit of car...

Thanks all.

I'm used to DIY and a bit of car maintenance but I guess I'll need to decide whether I'm ready to ask some test pilot to trust their life to my skills... :ooh: and whether I can really...
14th Jan 2011, 22:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Genghis - it's a Rans S6 with the 116 wing....

Genghis - it's a Rans S6 with the 116 wing. According to the current owner S6 + Jab 2200 has been done before.

I've already got my LAA membership sorted out; quite excited about the possibility of...
14th Jan 2011, 21:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Mods to a permit aircraft

I'm looking into a possible purchase - my first, so I feel rather naive :) It's a permit plane being sold by a mighty nice bloke. It has a 582 installed at the moment but the sale includes a...
24th Nov 2010, 20:49
Replies: 16
Views: 8,035
Posted By douglas.lindsay

One to watch - I took off from 09 once with a...

One to watch - I took off from 09 once with a Southerly wind, which I'm sure must have been causing a downdraught(ft?) due to the high ground to the SE, as my climb performance was about half of what...
19th Nov 2010, 14:26
Replies: 17
Views: 2,167
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Return of the lifetime PPL?

The UK CAA seem to have started an interesting little rumour of their own today...

CAA issues renewal advice to JAR licence holders | CAA Newsroom | CAA...
6th Nov 2010, 12:11
Replies: 21
Views: 12,244
Posted By douglas.lindsay

I might just buy one. Is the battery life any...

I might just buy one. Is the battery life any better than the Aware, or am I gonna need some sort of booster? (some of the planes at my club don't have a charger socket)
11th Oct 2010, 22:58
Replies: 32
Views: 13,174
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Spoke to Glasgow ATC today - they're still asking...

Spoke to Glasgow ATC today - they're still asking for a full FP if you want a zone transit.
11th Oct 2010, 22:51
Replies: 25
Views: 6,695
Posted By douglas.lindsay

The gearbox break explains the windmilling - I...

The gearbox break explains the windmilling - I was puzzled by that at first.

FWIW, I think the pilot did really well & I'm glad he's made the video available. After viewing it, I think I'd be...
10th Oct 2010, 22:45
Replies: 32
Views: 13,174
Posted By douglas.lindsay

My information might be out of date. I'll try to...

My information might be out of date. I'll try to confirm tomorrow and come back here with the updated story.
10th Oct 2010, 16:04
Replies: 32
Views: 13,174
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Jan's right that you have to file when you enter...

Jan's right that you have to file when you enter CAS, and Johnm is right that it can simply be filed over the radio for eg zone transits through class D.

However I had a chat with Glasgow ATC a...
10th Oct 2010, 15:47
Replies: 11
Views: 3,900
Posted By douglas.lindsay

you might want to bear in mind that mid October...

you might want to bear in mind that mid October is generally the height of the Florida hurricane season... could hamper the flying a little...
30th Sep 2010, 20:03
Replies: 13
Views: 3,275
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Thanks all, points I'll bear in mind. I'll start...

Thanks all, points I'll bear in mind. I'll start calling up my alternates I think.
29th Sep 2010, 22:42
Replies: 13
Views: 3,275
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Alternates - PPR and opening hours

What's the expectation from airfield owners who are lucky enough to be planned alternates? If you turn up one day, having been unable to land at your intended destination, without PPR - will they...
19th Sep 2010, 19:50
Replies: 61
Views: 12,859
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Hugh, you're a genius. I honestly can't...

Hugh, you're a genius. I honestly can't understand why I didn't think of that.

And your name is a belter :)
8th Sep 2010, 21:06
Replies: 163
Views: 14,460
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Our history department wasn't very exciting......

Our history department wasn't very exciting... yawn man, it still makes me sleepy just thinking about it. If only they had told us about the Battle of Britain...

Thanks for the book suggestions,...
8th Sep 2010, 20:41
Replies: 163
Views: 14,460
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Heh, just noticed I have as many posts as years...

Heh, just noticed I have as many posts as years in my age now!

Rats, I've spoiled it now, haven't I? I'll have to wait a year before I say anything else... :8
8th Sep 2010, 20:39
Replies: 163
Views: 14,460
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Wow! I'm one who grew up at the wrong time for...

Wow! I'm one who grew up at the wrong time for learning all those old stories, and just did a bit of searching for the likes of Douglas Bader. I've clearly missed out! Anybody got any good books they...
6th Sep 2010, 23:11
Replies: 30
Views: 5,515
Posted By douglas.lindsay

You know, the more I read on PPRUNE, the more I...

You know, the more I read on PPRUNE, the more I appreciate my own club...
4th Sep 2010, 23:30
Replies: 7
Views: 2,630
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Rod1/SGC - after reading your comments I joined...

Rod1/SGC - after reading your comments I joined the LAA this evening, not sure how my wife would feel about me building a plane in the back garden but we'll see...!

PilotDAR, very encouraging of...
4th Sep 2010, 16:51
Replies: 7
Views: 2,630
Posted By douglas.lindsay

Lightbulb My daft idea

This is a long-term dream. It ain't gonna happen for the next year at least and, given my very strong desire to maintain my current marital status :O may never come to anything... but:

Anybody had...
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