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15th Mar 2015, 04:34
Replies: 30
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Posted By Benjybh

Generally you'll be fine if you top or tail the...

Generally you'll be fine if you top or tail the day. If you need to shoot off early, then come up to the club to get all the kit out in the morning. If you really can't get there early, then make...
15th Mar 2015, 00:00
Replies: 30
Views: 4,454
Posted By Benjybh

WRT Cambridge/Dunstable, the latter has a really...

WRT Cambridge/Dunstable, the latter has a really good bunch of Juniors at the moment - some top guys and girls. The current course instructor is 17, too. Having people your age will make a huge...
14th Mar 2015, 04:14
Replies: 30
Views: 4,454
Posted By Benjybh

Judging by the fact you say you're an apprentice...

Judging by the fact you say you're an apprentice I'm guessing you're young-ish? I'm going to copy/paste a reply I wrote for the very same question a week or so ago...

The Junior Gliding scene in...
22nd Dec 2014, 04:00
Replies: 14
Views: 5,578
Posted By Benjybh

Are these bits of Mosquitos?

I'm currently working at an airfield in Australia, and at the back of one of the hangars is a big old pile of what looks to be something big piston and old. It's reckoned to be a selection pack of...
28th Sep 2014, 14:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,325
Posted By Benjybh

Glider Towing on an RPL/UK NPPL Equivalence

Hiya,


All things going to plan I should be going out to Australia to work at a gliding club for the season, primarily as an airfield monkey/AEI. But it would be great if I could also do some...
22nd Jul 2014, 21:23
Replies: 150
Views: 30,154
Posted By Benjybh

Current PROFESSIONAL WINCH DRIVER checking in...

Current PROFESSIONAL WINCH DRIVER checking in here, at another renowned gliding club somewhere a bit further south-east...
11th May 2014, 17:59
Replies: 26
Views: 8,543
Posted By Benjybh

Fly Llanbedr Limited...

Fly Llanbedr Limited (http://www.fly-llanbedr.co.uk/)
6th Nov 2013, 20:32
Replies: 32
Views: 8,116
Posted By Benjybh

Us gliding lot have an addiction to GoPros on...

Us gliding lot have an addiction to GoPros on suction mounts. It won't fall off if you attach it correctly - I can pick up a pretty hefty solid wood and glass coffee table with my mount...!
6th Nov 2013, 16:54
Replies: 36
Views: 7,175
Posted By Benjybh

Generally speaking, you're expected to be on the...

Generally speaking, you're expected to be on the airfield when you're not flying. To launch one glider you need a lot of people on the ground: A winch driver, wing-runner, a retrieve winch/cable...
4th Nov 2013, 18:01
Replies: 36
Views: 7,175
Posted By Benjybh

I'm a member of Midland Gliding Club up at the...

I'm a member of Midland Gliding Club up at the Long Mynd in Shropshire. I'm 21.

Yes, there are a few junior members ('juniors' in the gliding world means under 26) but due to the nature of the...
12th Aug 2013, 13:46
Replies: 18
Views: 1,614
Posted By Benjybh

A gliding trial lesson.

A gliding trial lesson.
21st Jun 2013, 17:30
Replies: 703
Views: 273,456
Posted By Benjybh

Out of interest, where are those figures from? :)

Out of interest, where are those figures from? :)
21st Jun 2013, 16:15
Replies: 703
Views: 273,456
Posted By Benjybh

Excuse my asking and potential ignorance...

Excuse my asking and potential ignorance but...why? Any Aer Lingus HR person could find out who I actually was just by searching in their database for the details to the left of any of my posts;...
21st Jun 2013, 14:37
Replies: 703
Views: 273,456
Posted By Benjybh

Just before middle :)

Just before middle :)
21st Jun 2013, 13:57
Replies: 703
Views: 273,456
Posted By Benjybh

Just got off the phone from a nice Dublin lady,...

Just got off the phone from a nice Dublin lady, who said I've got a date at the assessment day...!
25th May 2013, 16:07
Replies: 703
Views: 273,456
Posted By Benjybh

Yeah I've done them. They weren't too horrendous...

Yeah I've done them. They weren't too horrendous on the whole. A couple of them were a bit of a brain mash and the numerical/verbal reasoning ones were very short on time, but said that nobody is...
25th May 2013, 14:38
Replies: 703
Views: 273,456
Posted By Benjybh

My ref was 424, applied on the 21st. Possibly a...

My ref was 424, applied on the 21st. Possibly a job spec? I'd assume more than 424 people have applied?!
24th Feb 2013, 13:12
Replies: 1,191
Views: 815,862
Posted By Benjybh

I realise that RAF Aircrew recruitment is pretty...

I realise that RAF Aircrew recruitment is pretty much at a standstill; does anyone have any idea whether it's the same story with the Navy?

Ta!
28th Dec 2012, 17:26
Replies: 38
Views: 6,097
Posted By Benjybh

I soloed at 16. Quite proud of the fact I was...

I soloed at 16. Quite proud of the fact I was trusted to fly alone before I could drive :cool:
23rd Dec 2012, 20:30
Replies: 124
Views: 30,646
Posted By Benjybh

They left it a few years before picking him up?!...

They left it a few years before picking him up?! :eek:



:}
18th Oct 2012, 18:00
Replies: 17
Views: 4,179
Posted By Benjybh

Smile, you're in the Royal Navy now: Photo...

Smile, you're in the Royal Navy now: Photo competition captures sailors and marines at work on sea and land | Mail Online...
18th Oct 2012, 12:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By Benjybh

Well I can hardly turn that down! Drop me a PM...

Well I can hardly turn that down! Drop me a PM when you know what day you're coming in!

Thank you very much!
17th Oct 2012, 09:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By Benjybh

Thanks chaps! I've given them a call and will be...

Thanks chaps! I've given them a call and will be heading over to see what's what on Saturday :)
16th Oct 2012, 16:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By Benjybh

Anyone fly from Midland Gliding Club/Long Mynd?

Hiya!

To cut the the chase: I'm a student at Aberystwyth uni, I did a Gliding Scholarship three years ago with the Navy and got to solo standard but couldn't keep on with it due to lack on money,...
14th May 2012, 19:47
Replies: 1,805
Views: 315,257
Posted By Benjybh

'Scuse my venturing into this forum, as I have...

'Scuse my venturing into this forum, as I have nothing to offer other than enthusiasm - flying off these carriers is something I'd very much like to be doing in a few years time.

Does F-35B have...
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