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9th Apr 2011, 19:47
Replies: 58
Views: 19,821
Posted By SNS3Guppy

If "any meaningful sense" means a legal...

If "any meaningful sense" means a legal zero-time, then yes. The manufacturer is the only one.



No, it does not.

Overhaul means to inspect and find within tolerances. A common...
8th Apr 2011, 23:16
Replies: 11
Views: 3,666
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Actually, molded earpieces can be done in a soft...

Actually, molded earpieces can be done in a soft rubber or a hard medium, and they're custom fit, exactly to your ear. They don't fall out, and they fill the ear fairly completely. You can elect to...
8th Apr 2011, 16:50
Replies: 9
Views: 3,187
Posted By SNS3Guppy

The Cessna 210 and the Beech Bonanza became known...

The Cessna 210 and the Beech Bonanza became known as "doctor killers" because they are excellent performing aircraft, but were always on the more expensive scale of the general aviation single fleet....
8th Apr 2011, 16:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,807
Posted By SNS3Guppy

We climb at speeds based on weight. The operator...

We climb at speeds based on weight. The operator for whom I fly cruises at .84 mach all the time, unless a specific speed is requested by ATC. In descent, we carry .84 mach until reaching 300 knots...
Replies: 4
Views: 9,207
Posted By SNS3Guppy

I use a HUG-55/P, which I had done custom. Mine...

I use a HUG-55/P, which I had done custom. Mine has a Kevlar shell upgrade, and a leather interior over "temperfoam" that molds to one's head to help eliminate hot spots. I don't care for the...
4th Apr 2011, 21:28
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Name calling is contrary to the rules of this...

Name calling is contrary to the rules of this forum.

Finding fault with my attitude? The attitude that one should wisely carry an extra set of keys when flying piston airplanes at a drop zone? ...
4th Apr 2011, 21:13
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

You are confused. Post 18 specifically...

You are confused. Post 18 specifically references a Caravan, actually. Read!

That particular thread was a response to your statement that you intend to "beat the shit" out of clients at the drop...
4th Apr 2011, 20:58
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Your point? Dan Poynter's excellent products...

Your point?

Dan Poynter's excellent products cover this thoroughly, as do each respective parachute organization.

You posted a link regarding someone who failed to maintain control of an...
4th Apr 2011, 20:54
Replies: 65
Views: 22,526
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Who has suggested any such thing? Then...

Who has suggested any such thing?

Then again, those who do fly a considerable amount, with a considerable wealth of experience, nearly uniformly have very different views from those with little or...
4th Apr 2011, 20:46
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Shock cooling a PT6A in a Cessna Caravan? Say...

Shock cooling a PT6A in a Cessna Caravan? Say again?

Flying at 18,000 is "pushing it?" How, exactly?

What was I doing at 18,000' dropping jumpers? Have you ever jumped or flown jumpers? How...
4th Apr 2011, 18:36
Replies: 65
Views: 22,526
Posted By SNS3Guppy

People who believe the same thing manage to kill...

People who believe the same thing manage to kill themselves every year.

There's a reason that minimum proficiency and recency of experience standards, and proficiency checks and flight reviews...
4th Apr 2011, 18:31
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

You're talking stupidly. A cutaway handle is...

You're talking stupidly.

A cutaway handle is an emergency device used to separate a main canopy's risers from the container. Using the cutaway handle on a pack-closure creates a potentially very...
4th Apr 2011, 16:15
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

I'll let you in on a little secret. I'm not a...

I'll let you in on a little secret. I'm not a "fuing idiot." Perhaps your lack of experience explains why you've never seen what happens when a load of jumpers goes too far aft on a tailgate exit...
4th Apr 2011, 15:27
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Rest assured, it still happens today, and I've...

Rest assured, it still happens today, and I've never heard of anyone being banned from the drop zone because they shut off the engine on the way out. It's just not that big a deal.

If one can't...
4th Apr 2011, 14:00
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

A useless and snide post? Really? In what...

A useless and snide post? Really? In what universe?

The poster speaks of knocking a jumpers teeth out simply because the jumper does what's done at drop zones all over the world, all the time. ...
4th Apr 2011, 13:49
Replies: 19
Views: 2,340
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Learning to fly a conventional gear airplane...

Learning to fly a conventional gear airplane without a skid instead of a tailwheel makes you a better pilot?

Why?
4th Apr 2011, 13:47
Replies: 65
Views: 22,526
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Again, a dangerous myth to believe.

Again, a dangerous myth to believe.
3rd Apr 2011, 09:07
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Deleted. A USELESS post and snide. We...

Deleted.

A USELESS post and snide. We don't allow it on PPRuNe.

PPP
3rd Apr 2011, 07:21
Replies: 65
Views: 22,526
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Again, riding a bike is about being able to stay...

Again, riding a bike is about being able to stay upright. Not exactly the halmark of proficiency. One tends to overestimate one's self; it's human nature.

Simply because fifteen years later one...
3rd Apr 2011, 05:39
Replies: 65
Views: 22,526
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Flying is a perishable skill, no doubt. The...

Flying is a perishable skill, no doubt. The hardest part of flying, of course, is paying for it. From a private pilot perspective, especially post-checkride, it's hard to justify the cost of...
Forum: Freight Dogs
3rd Apr 2011, 04:48
Replies: 25
Views: 7,978
Posted By SNS3Guppy

You're likely to get round-filed without an ATP,...

You're likely to get round-filed without an ATP, if you're applying for a pilot position. Not necessary if you're looking for an FE position.

Getting your ATP is a basic qualification. While...
2nd Apr 2011, 21:48
Replies: 35
Views: 5,933
Posted By SNS3Guppy

Is there a question in there, somewhere? ...

Is there a question in there, somewhere?

Jumpers trust jumpers. Your best bet to fly jumpers is to start jumping.

What exactly is the skill level required to be "a good drop pilot?" It's...
2nd Apr 2011, 20:45
Replies: 76
Views: 6,375
Posted By SNS3Guppy

It's that exact misplaced belief which leads a...

It's that exact misplaced belief which leads a number of victims to their deaths, every year. Controlled flight into terrain, inadvertant entry into instrument conditions, continues to be one of the...
1st Apr 2011, 13:57
Replies: 98
Views: 14,431
Posted By SNS3Guppy

I believe both the Tuna and the Smoked Salmon...

I believe both the Tuna and the Smoked Salmon Bagle methods are only appropriate for water routes, or routes within 150 nautical miles of a bona fide salt water body.

Christie Brinkley doesn't...
1st Apr 2011, 13:09
Replies: 98
Views: 14,431
Posted By SNS3Guppy

How exactly does one navigate with a tuna...

How exactly does one navigate with a tuna sandwich?
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