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27th Oct 2020, 00:50
Replies: 6
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Posted By Capt Fathom

We don't want to ruin the story with facts! :=

We don't want to ruin the story with facts! :=
25th Oct 2020, 10:52
Replies: 4,547
Views: 1,662,277
Posted By Capt Fathom

My first night in PNG was spent at the Boroko...

My first night in PNG was spent at the Boroko Hotel. Thanks Talair.
Through total naivety, I survived, but thankfully I never stayed again! :bored:
25th Oct 2020, 10:25
Replies: 27
Views: 3,504
Posted By Capt Fathom

And that was the point made by the Botany Bay DC3...

And that was the point made by the Botany Bay DC3 pilot when his aircraft failed to climb away on one engine.
25th Oct 2020, 09:36
Replies: 42
Views: 3,896
Posted By Capt Fathom

I think we are talking small IFR charter...

I think we are talking small IFR charter aircraft. You can land anywhere. Lots of strips in Australia if your mate blows a tire!
25th Oct 2020, 03:38
Replies: 38
Views: 6,636
Posted By Capt Fathom

They better write the Boeing 717 up as...

They better write the Boeing 717 up as un-airworthy then! :E

L2CsO-Vu7oc
23rd Oct 2020, 10:51
Replies: 27
Views: 3,504
Posted By Capt Fathom

The Seneca 2,3,4 and 5? Just kidding. The...

The Seneca 2,3,4 and 5? Just kidding.

The heavy elevator was only evident during landing IIRC. The fix was not to use full flap. That gave a much better elevator response.
23rd Oct 2020, 10:18
Replies: 27
Views: 3,504
Posted By Capt Fathom

I don’t think there was anything peculiar to the...

I don’t think there was anything peculiar to the Seneca 1 that doesn’t apply to most light GA piston twins! The remaining engine merely took you to the site of the crash.
It was up to you whether...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2020, 10:06
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Capt Fathom

So you don’t have the manuals? Or the manuals...

So you don’t have the manuals? Or the manuals don’t have that information?
22nd Oct 2020, 10:26
Replies: 22
Views: 4,172
Posted By Capt Fathom

Just when you thought you had Touch and Goes down...

Just when you thought you had Touch and Goes down pat!

This weeks topic is.....

How many pages will this go for?
20th Oct 2020, 05:40
Replies: 9
Views: 2,209
Posted By Capt Fathom

He only passed away in August! I couldn't find...

He only passed away in August! I couldn't find anything here or in the media except the recent Australian Flying article.

COVID may have robbed him of the send off he deserved. (as it has with...
20th Oct 2020, 02:39
Replies: 57
Views: 39,872
Posted By Capt Fathom

jemcorp. So I take VCAT was unsuccessful?

jemcorp. So I take VCAT was unsuccessful?
16th Oct 2020, 06:20
Replies: 11
Views: 4,823
Posted By Capt Fathom

Perhaps Jenny was referring to Post #4.

Perhaps Jenny was referring to Post #4.
15th Oct 2020, 09:57
Replies: 15
Views: 8,544
Posted By Capt Fathom

FGK went off the end of the runway at Lismore? a...

FGK went off the end of the runway at Lismore? a few years back!
14th Oct 2020, 23:14
Replies: 52
Views: 36,261
Posted By Capt Fathom

Being stripped bare and rebuilt in a German...

Being stripped bare and rebuilt in a German hangar? Probably better than new!
6th Oct 2020, 21:49
Replies: 39
Views: 6,401
Posted By Capt Fathom

You’d think Red STOP lights hard to ignore. But...

You’d think Red STOP lights hard to ignore.
But vehicle drivers ignore them everyday! Just goes against the grain for most.


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5th Oct 2020, 04:15
Replies: 16
Views: 2,150
Posted By Capt Fathom

From what I have read, ANG operated the Q400 into...

From what I have read, ANG operated the Q400 into Kieta from the end of 2014 when the airport was recovered and rebuilt.

In 2019, the Q400 was due to be replaced by the F100. I assumed that...
3rd Oct 2020, 11:01
Replies: 4,547
Views: 1,662,277
Posted By Capt Fathom

He taught me a lot about flying in PNG (before he...

He taught me a lot about flying in PNG (before he drowned, burnt and got sacked?) and I subsequently survived! Thanks MP.
3rd Oct 2020, 01:44
Replies: 16
Views: 2,150
Posted By Capt Fathom

I remember Bougainville Copper flying their...

I remember Bougainville Copper flying their Merlin and then Westwind out of Townsville.

Found this little snippet. (https://flyingkiwiusa.com/bougain.html)
2nd Oct 2020, 22:57
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By Capt Fathom

Their old website address leads to the...

Their old website address leads to the Association of Shaanxi Fellows in Australia.
2nd Oct 2020, 10:51
Replies: 4,547
Views: 1,662,277
Posted By Capt Fathom

I don’t think you could consider Lae a ‘difficult...

I don’t think you could consider Lae a ‘difficult and unforgiving environment’.

An attempted air turn back would be challenging anywhere!
24th Sep 2020, 10:52
Replies: 39
Views: 6,706
Posted By Capt Fathom

Why would you need to ‘pilfer’ it. Most people...

Why would you need to ‘pilfer’ it. Most people just saved up all the fuel drain samples.
23rd Sep 2020, 22:04
Replies: 39
Views: 6,706
Posted By Capt Fathom

Do you still use kero heaters in Victoria?

Do you still use kero heaters in Victoria?
23rd Sep 2020, 06:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,944
Posted By Capt Fathom

ATSB Website: The ATSB is investigating the...

ATSB Website:

The ATSB is investigating the runway collision of an Extra EA 300 aircraft registered VH-EXR and a Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopter registered VH-LTO on runway 12 at Caloundra Airport,...
22nd Sep 2020, 10:26
Replies: 10
Views: 2,577
Posted By Capt Fathom

I think most Aviation Authorities did until they...

I think most Aviation Authorities did until they worked out why the wing and tail came off!
22nd Sep 2020, 00:47
Replies: 24
Views: 7,979
Posted By Capt Fathom

What is old is new again! :}

What is old is new again! :}
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