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8th Apr 2012, 14:24
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Posted By gg190

If I remember rightly from my IMC, it's because...

If I remember rightly from my IMC, it's because on a UK VFR chart terrain below 500ft is not marked and obstacles that are less than 300ft AGL are not always marked (some are).

So theoretically...
28th Jan 2012, 16:36
Replies: 71
Views: 9,913
Posted By gg190

I always check them, I don't think it was drummed...

I always check them, I don't think it was drummed into me during my PPL course, but I remember it from the theory. I suppose it depends on well you link what you learn in the theory to actual flying....
15th Jan 2012, 18:18
Replies: 3,142
Views: 725,870
Posted By gg190

I suppose it would have helped if I'd read the...

I suppose it would have helped if I'd read the article properly (and listened to the audio)...... :ugh:
15th Jan 2012, 15:23
Replies: 3,142
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Posted By gg190

New east England air route this summer | Isle of...

New east England air route this summer | Isle of Man News | News | 3FM Isle of Man radio station - on-air, online, on Apple and on Android...
11th Dec 2011, 20:14
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Posted By gg190

Makes sense, I've seen them do that with the...

Makes sense, I've seen them do that with the Liverpool and Manchester to IOM flights before when they've been an aircraft down.

I kinda of assumed that because it was on the departure board as...
11th Dec 2011, 11:03
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Posted By gg190

I was at Manchester on Friday night and the last...

I was at Manchester on Friday night and the last departure of the evening was a Flybe to Southampton, but via Leeds Bradford!?

Any idea on the logic of this route, the aircraft must be in the air...
26th Nov 2011, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 2,535
Posted By gg190

Another LET410 tyre burst incident Manx2...

Another LET410 tyre burst incident

Manx2 plane involved in incident at Blackpool - Energy FM | Isle of Man (http://www.energyfm.net/cms/news_story_181565.html)
26th Nov 2011, 04:36
Replies: 4
Views: 2,535
Posted By gg190

Runway has now re-opened, so approximately a 2...

Runway has now re-opened, so approximately a 2 hour closure.
17th Nov 2011, 12:00
Replies: 3,142
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Posted By gg190

Such cover does exist and can be provided by a...

Such cover does exist and can be provided by a number of insurers, but it is usually very restricted on the circumstances the insurer will pay out.

Travel insurance is barely profitable at the...
27th Sep 2011, 18:58
Replies: 41
Views: 7,503
Posted By gg190

You sure your flying with Ravenair? I've flown...

You sure your flying with Ravenair? I've flown about half their PA-38 fleet (when they've been doing time on the rock) and nearly every one has always had something u/s on it.

I'm not doing...
21st Sep 2011, 19:19
Replies: 43
Views: 6,088
Posted By gg190

I agree, but what about aircraft not fitted with...

I agree, but what about aircraft not fitted with a beacon, i.e. PA38?
8th Sep 2011, 19:49
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Posted By gg190

Flybe still retain the 'business' customers...

Flybe still retain the 'business' customers because of their flight times, early flight out and late flight back which allows a day return and still a full days work. Easy don't have this.

Flybe...
5th Aug 2011, 17:27
Replies: 28
Views: 4,635
Posted By gg190

Such a clearance will normally have the words...

Such a clearance will normally have the words 'maintain VFR' in it, which means you do exactly that, maintain VFR. If there is cloud in your way you either descend, go round it or do a 180, informing...
30th Jul 2011, 18:18
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By gg190

That bit I'm not sure on, I'm sure somebody will...

That bit I'm not sure on, I'm sure somebody will be able to give an answer though.

Most former Soviet bloc countries use metres for altitude instead of feet, so I would imagine it's just...
30th Jul 2011, 18:11
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By gg190

It's to do with whether the distance is in the...

It's to do with whether the distance is in the horizontal or vertical plane.

Distances in the horizontal plane are always expressed in metres (e.g. forward visibility).
Distances in the vertical...
30th Jul 2011, 18:06
Replies: 3,142
Views: 725,870
Posted By gg190

Oh I'm well aware of the common practice of over...

Oh I'm well aware of the common practice of over selling a flight, however I didn't think that regional/commuter carriers did it.

When you've only got 40 seats to play with the law of averages...
30th Jul 2011, 13:44
Replies: 3,142
Views: 725,870
Posted By gg190

I was at Ronaldsway on Monday and saw two people...

I was at Ronaldsway on Monday and saw two people get kicked from the London City flight because the aircraft had been down sized from that originally planned (presume that was the 328 replacing the...
29th Jul 2011, 22:14
Replies: 134
Views: 34,966
Posted By gg190

I've noticed that G-INFO isn't updated very...

I've noticed that G-INFO isn't updated very quickly, it usually takes about a month, so I wouldn't read too much into this.

Thoughts with the pilots, hope they both make a full recovery. It always...
18th Jun 2011, 09:28
Replies: 23
Views: 3,150
Posted By gg190

I know they're in England, but you could try...

I know they're in England, but you could try contacting Ravenair at Liverpool Airport. They have a large fleet of PA38's (13 I think) and they do their own maintenance on them so they might be able...
28th May 2011, 12:02
Replies: 9
Views: 4,589
Posted By gg190

I know a lot of people who fly out of Andreas,...

I know a lot of people who fly out of Andreas, and I'm up there quite often myself. Not really got anything to do with the above, however IO540 has got it on the money.

Infighting in the...
26th May 2011, 19:15
Replies: 3,142
Views: 725,870
Posted By gg190

Also any degrading of fire cover away from the...

Also any degrading of fire cover away from the norm would usually be Notamed and there hasn't been anything issued, so they must be able to maintain the normal cover with the remaining equipment.
26th May 2011, 17:38
Replies: 16
Views: 5,133
Posted By gg190

The grapevine has it that they have decided to...

The grapevine has it that they have decided to withdraw flight training from Barton and close the engineering facilities there, not sure on when this is happening.
13th May 2011, 20:43
Replies: 881
Views: 214,990
Posted By gg190

Rant time! I went through Liverpool airport...

Rant time!

I went through Liverpool airport tonight, and I'm going to try and make it the last time I go near the place!

All of the staff I had the (dis)pleasure to deal with were completely...
27th Apr 2011, 20:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,724
Posted By gg190

Hi There, It's not Andreas Gliding club you...

Hi There,

It's not Andreas Gliding club you need to contact to fly into the airfield, it's the airfield owners (For some reason AGC are listed as the contact in a number of VFR guides, and they...
12th Apr 2011, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By gg190

Cheers for that, I'll have a go this week.

Cheers for that, I'll have a go this week.
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