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15th Jul 2022, 13:34
Replies: 24
Views: 7,340
Posted By Ozgrade3

Speaking as a Grade 1 instructor with 5000 hrs...

Speaking as a Grade 1 instructor with 5000 hrs dual given (at least I used to be until a forced career change). I have supervised hundreds of instructors over the last 20 years. Some of the very best...
21st May 2022, 20:48
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By Ozgrade3

China is set to impload. The entire manufacturing...

China is set to impload. The entire manufacturing base of China is going into lockdown as we speak. It's almost impossible to get out of China. Nothing will change until the Party Congress in October...
4th May 2022, 09:00
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By Ozgrade3

I'd just be happy if they could publish...

I'd just be happy if they could publish regulations in an AIM/FAR book format. Two columns per page and each page crammed with small font information. Why on earth do we need to publish legislation...
12th Mar 2022, 12:33
Replies: 35
Views: 5,370
Posted By Ozgrade3

There was a great line by the great Capt Warren...

There was a great line by the great Capt Warren Vanderburgh that applies to this incident. "I'm so sorry, I didn't mean to make you like this". This incident with a warrior door comming open and the...
1st Mar 2022, 15:51
Replies: 54
Views: 12,466
Posted By Ozgrade3

If your going to do a laser - might as well do it...

If your going to do a laser - might as well do it properly.....and DIY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAI7Lu4UFi4



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzUoe-9bKa0&t=4s
16th Oct 2021, 07:35
Replies: 1,268
Views: 228,333
Posted By Ozgrade3

Sums up a lot of the debate over vaccines. ...

Sums up a lot of the debate over vaccines.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAkygRBk9vA
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 07:30
Replies: 7
Views: 3,267
Posted By Ozgrade3

No one has answered the question so far. watch...

No one has answered the question so far. watch this video. In typical combustors the fuel and air enter the can flowing in the same direction. The swirlers suround the fuel nozel. In the PT-6 the air...
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2021, 02:42
Replies: 7
Views: 3,267
Posted By Ozgrade3

PT-6 Annular Combustor

Most annular combustors have airflow the flows in a linear path through the combustor. A combination of swirlers and air dilution holes forming an insluting jacket of cooling air around the inner...
Forum: Tech Log
19th May 2021, 00:51
Replies: 17
Views: 4,171
Posted By Ozgrade3

During class discussion about fire in flight. It...

During class discussion about fire in flight. It was asked if a fire in flight occurred, would depressurising the aircraft above FL300 starve most fires (including electrical fires where the...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Apr 2021, 09:04
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By Ozgrade3

GE TAPS3 Combustor

Talking in class today about combustors - a sharp eyed student noticed that the TAPS3 combustor in GE's GE9X engine has no cooling dilution holes. How does it make a colling layer of air to protect...
2nd Aug 2020, 13:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By Ozgrade3

Airfield General Night Floodlighting - White or Red

One of the problems with remote airfields with little or no ambient lighting is the black hole effect.

Would lighting up feature such as buildings, trees with low amounts of red light as touristy...
17th Jun 2020, 07:47
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By Ozgrade3

Flight Sim 2020

Assuming you have a type that matches the program, will flight sim2020 be suitable for higher end simulators such as this below?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qy7tWpr1ufA
Forum: Tech Log
17th Apr 2020, 12:00
Replies: 16
Views: 4,995
Posted By Ozgrade3

Wing Fold & Locking Mechanism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1F23RciUwDE

Looking at a typical aircraft with folding wings such as the Skyraider.

When the wings are unfolded, how is the stress from airloads on the outer...
20th Mar 2020, 03:26
Replies: 279
Views: 188,074
Posted By Ozgrade3

, , "Flu season is hitting its stride right...

, ,

"Flu season is hitting its stride right now in the US. So far, the CDC has estimated (https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/preliminary-in-season-estimates.htm) (based on weekly influenza...
20th Mar 2020, 02:44
Replies: 279
Views: 188,074
Posted By Ozgrade3

On the Easter weekend, approximately 25 people...

On the Easter weekend, approximately 25 people are going to die on the roads. We know this. It happens every Easter Long Weekend. We must preserve all life, at any cost. Therefore I demand that...
19th Mar 2020, 22:53
Replies: 279
Views: 188,074
Posted By Ozgrade3

So we have wiped put our airline industry,...

So we have wiped put our airline industry, decimated our economy......for 6 deaths. By that measure shouldn't we ban cars immediately as we frequently have more than 6 fatalities on the roads in a...
10th Jul 2019, 09:16
Replies: 36
Views: 12,776
Posted By Ozgrade3

VFRG Digital Recipe Ingredients 1 x VFRG ...

VFRG Digital Recipe

Ingredients
1 x VFRG
1 x Photocopier with auto feed tray
scan VFRG chapters to an email address - you usually cant do the whole document in one go
use a pdf binder app to...
9th Feb 2019, 00:36
Replies: 8
Views: 2,379
Posted By Ozgrade3

Get the Bob Tait IREX Text book. It's the best...

Get the Bob Tait IREX Text book. It's the best for passing the exam, he also has an extensive question bank of very accurate questions (like the ones in the exam). There are some good practice exam...
23rd Dec 2018, 12:28
Replies: 7
Views: 5,164
Posted By Ozgrade3

There has been speculation that the two Arrows in...

There has been speculation that the two Arrows in the Embry Riddle fleet were looped multiple times by instructors who where ex military fighter jocks.
16th Dec 2018, 10:47
Replies: 21
Views: 6,012
Posted By Ozgrade3

Why is Oz seemingly the only country that uses...

Why is Oz seemingly the only country that uses gable markers to delineate the runway strip.
14th Nov 2018, 05:45
Replies: 1
Views: 1,446
Posted By Ozgrade3

Embraer Phenom 300 Fuel System

Does the Phenom 300 have a center wing tank

Is there space in the wing center section for one of say 600/800 lbs of fuel for an ER version.

Does anyone have a Pdf version of the Aeroplane...
7th Nov 2018, 01:21
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By Ozgrade3

CASA Class 2 Medical Take-off Weight Restrictions

The class 2 medical has a weight limit of 8618 kg "non-passanger carrying commercial operations". This is the full class 2 not the "Basic Class 2". According to the Pilot Medical Certification Guide....
19th Oct 2018, 18:03
Replies: 1
Views: 1,266
Posted By Ozgrade3

Wipaire Boss 182 Engone Conversion & STOL Kit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCe_fvavG38

https://www.steneaviation.com/pages/sportsman-stol-approved-model-list

Are these STC's applicable with a new build airframe that comes with Garmin...
6th Oct 2018, 16:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By Ozgrade3

Licence & Ratings Required for 40,000 kg A/C

Hypothetical question based on Part 61

Ted & Alice are retired business types who hold CPL's IR and fly their CJ4 as a purely private aircaft, both are PIC type rated. As the CJ4 is below 8400 kg...
11th Aug 2018, 23:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,500
Posted By Ozgrade3

Thanks Le Pingouin, that's exactl what I was...

Thanks Le Pingouin, that's exactl what I was after. I have emailed the chap to see if he would make some for me. My computer skills don't go further than hand to hand combat with the office...
11th Aug 2018, 06:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,500
Posted By Ozgrade3

3D printed N1 Fan Model

I've been searching for ages to no avail. I'm after a company who can make out of plastic (3D printed) a small scale, but accurate, N1 fan along with the fan disk. Not full size, but large enough to...
30th Jul 2018, 11:06
Replies: 35
Views: 8,599
Posted By Ozgrade3

Class 2 medical is all that is required for the...

Class 2 medical is all that is required for the CPL test.
24th Jul 2018, 12:02
Replies: 21
Views: 12,166
Posted By Ozgrade3

Those military wimps don't know how to fly, up at...

Those military wimps don't know how to fly, up at their lofty 300ft agl, they might as well be in a low earth orbit. here in Oz we crop dust at 3 feet, trees??/....just go around them. Powerlines,...
22nd Jul 2018, 13:45
Replies: 3
Views: 2,434
Posted By Ozgrade3

Continental CD-155 Reliability

Any ideas on the reliability of this type of aero diesel. Most interested in whether the reliability is trending up.
I have heard that the dispatch reliability of new Archer DX fleets is very high,...
7th Jul 2018, 13:27
Replies: 0
Views: 1,146
Posted By Ozgrade3

Silvercrest Engine Woes

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/fate-of-hemisphere-project-hinges-on-silvercrest-fix-445390/

The Falcon 5x was cancelled, Cessna have halted development of the Hemisphere. So far the...
8th Jun 2018, 12:41
Replies: 46
Views: 21,225
Posted By Ozgrade3

Can anyone tell me what the weather down in...

Can anyone tell me what the weather down in Melbourne was like today. I'm just north of the ranges and all day it was 10/10ths crap weather with heavy rain and low cloud. Even choppers couldn't get...
13th May 2018, 10:45
Replies: 20
Views: 3,630
Posted By Ozgrade3

Some of you seem to be technical ludites. To the...

Some of you seem to be technical ludites. To the person who said "diesels were dinosaurs" I'll take you for a ride in my Audi SQ7, thense my GMC3500 L5P, we'll tow an 8,000kg trailer just for fun. If...
11th May 2018, 14:31
Replies: 20
Views: 3,630
Posted By Ozgrade3

Another Cessna Diesel Discontinued

https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2018/may/09/cessna-discontinues-turbo-skyhawk-jt-a

I'm struggling to figure out why Aerodiesels are still struggling to gain traction. Having flown in...
Forum: North America
11th May 2018, 14:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,531
Posted By Ozgrade3

https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2018/...

https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2018/may/09/cessna-discontinues-turbo-skyhawk-jt-a
Well we got our answer. Very sad news. Unless the entire GA market switches to Jet-A, it wont survive....
28th Apr 2018, 10:38
Replies: 33
Views: 3,395
Posted By Ozgrade3

Promulgation of Airworthiness Directives.

After the 737 incident last week, CFM issued a service bulletin, the FAA turnise it into an Emergency AD.

FAA sends the data to EASA who issue their own almost identical AD on the same day.

Yet...
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