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22nd Jan 2016, 16:42
Replies: 48
Views: 5,446
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I learned in a C152 and then bought a TR182 just...

I learned in a C152 and then bought a TR182 just after I qualified and converted to it. It worked really well for me and I'd recommend it. That's not to say learning in a 182 is a bad thing.
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21st Apr 2015, 21:04
Replies: 29
Views: 7,850
Posted By 2high2fastagain

If you are trying to downgrade from ios8.3 to...

If you are trying to downgrade from ios8.3 to ios8.2 as the OP has suggested using the 8.2 IPSW file, you may find that you will need to keep trying. It took me about 90 attempts. The first 89 r sp...
18th Jan 2015, 21:36
Replies: 41
Views: 1,721
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I had an unpleasant experience on my qualifying...

I had an unpleasant experience on my qualifying cross country when the wind which was forecast to be blowing from the north, was actually blowing from the south. The west-east leg suffered a double...
14th Jan 2015, 11:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,921
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I'm with Mach on the fog and Wick I'd...

I'm with Mach on the fog and Wick

I'd recommend going to Wick as Andrew Bruce and his team have a fantastic wealth of knowledge. His company - Far North - is more of a US style FBO than I've seen...
4th Jan 2015, 12:33
Replies: 46
Views: 5,498
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Know the feeling. It's a function of age they...

Know the feeling. It's a function of age they tell me. Here's what I do.

1. My before-flight checklist includes a 'PILOT - Drain excess fluid' item immediately after the Check A is complete...
3rd Jan 2015, 12:59
Replies: 33
Views: 12,455
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Given that this is an anonymous forum, it would...

Given that this is an anonymous forum, it would be of me wrong to name him, but I don't think he's the '700 feet' Comanche pilot mentioned above. We're both based in the UK. I do agree with Step...
28th Dec 2014, 15:56
Replies: 33
Views: 12,455
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Now now, 'tis the season of goodwill.

Now now, 'tis the season of goodwill.
28th Dec 2014, 12:36
Replies: 33
Views: 12,455
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Consider the Commanche.

The Piper Commanche (o540 powered 260hp version ) would probably be worth considering. It has a fast cruise speed (150 knots or more and over 1000lb useful load. It's a bit quicker than the fastest...
5th Sep 2014, 10:51
Replies: 58
Views: 9,311
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Jock, that well was worth posting again.

Jock, that well was worth posting again.
5th Sep 2014, 10:48
Replies: 52
Views: 5,255
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I temporarily gave up flying for similar reasons....

I temporarily gave up flying for similar reasons. My first instructor was fine, however he left for a big jet job. The replacement was arrogant and persistently critical and after several lessons I...
2nd Jun 2014, 15:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,394
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Yes, as previous posters have said, it's a great...

Yes, as previous posters have said, it's a great place to fly and is worth a visit. I don't recall any funny charges for passengers when we flew in last Autumn. The landing fees seemed to be similar...
2nd Feb 2014, 16:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I can recommend the following itinerary in...

I can recommend the following itinerary in Ireland after a couple of memorable trips last year.

Day 1 - Newtownards lunch - Donegal evening. Fly via north coast for great views of Donegal and...
24th Dec 2013, 14:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,967
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Flying in on the days when they are doing the...

Flying in on the days when they are doing the fast taxiing is highly recommended. A wonderful day out and I can't wait to go again. Being close to the Nimrod or the Victor is quite special and as for...
24th Dec 2013, 12:40
Replies: 15
Views: 2,054
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Thanks and I hope you and your colleagues have a...

Thanks and I hope you and your colleagues have a safe and peaceful Christmas. Always grateful for the friendly service which we value highly. We had one of our most memorable flights this year from...
25th Nov 2013, 14:31
Replies: 51
Views: 4,710
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Sounds like it all ended happily in the end. If...

Sounds like it all ended happily in the end. If you are on your own and things go wrong, then I can only offer the wise words my instructor offered many moons ago 'Panic Slowly'. Works every time...
13th Oct 2013, 10:34
Replies: 24
Views: 4,628
Posted By 2high2fastagain

As previous posters have pointed out, there are...

As previous posters have pointed out, there are additional risks for renters who don't have a regular system and a close relationship with the aircraft, but I think there are also increased risks for...
3rd Jul 2013, 22:38
Replies: 6
Views: 2,710
Posted By 2high2fastagain

There are plenty of places to look. When I was...

There are plenty of places to look. When I was trying to buy my aircraft, I used the following websites (I can't recall the URLs, but if you put those terms into google, you should find them). I hope...
1st Jul 2013, 10:41
Replies: 13
Views: 2,268
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I take a look at the F214 for winds at 2,000 in...

I take a look at the F214 for winds at 2,000 in the areas I intend to fly (even if I'm planning on going higher).

If it's 30 knots, then I don't take passengers for jollies. In my part of the...
22nd Jun 2013, 22:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I think Wilco do indeed have an STC 182RG mirror....

I think Wilco do indeed have an STC 182RG mirror. I found this aircraft up for sale which has them. Looks like there is a mirror strapped onto the right wing strut.

Cessna TR182 For Sale Turbo...
4th Jun 2013, 12:28
Replies: 61
Views: 14,841
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Good luck mate. I hope the weather doesn't change...

Good luck mate. I hope the weather doesn't change on you in flight. I've got an IMCr in case that happens to me.
4th Jun 2013, 10:20
Replies: 61
Views: 14,841
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I also saw this and have written to my MP and the...

I also saw this and have written to my MP and the Transport Secretary. I suggest everyone else does the same.

UK GA does need a consistent position to project. In my opinion, the best answer is to...
3rd Jun 2013, 10:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2high2fastagain

CAA website was promising 17 working days last ...

CAA website was promising 17 working days last time I looked. I,ve just converted a JAR ppl to an Easa ppl. Application went in on 22nd April, money was cashed onn 17th May and licence arrived...
31st May 2013, 17:59
Replies: 1
Views: 867
Posted By 2high2fastagain

mel, there is an IMC confuser book around which...

mel, there is an IMC confuser book around which is pretty similar to the PPL confuser. Unfortunately I think it is now out of print and I believe the author (Nung Sornying) died a year or two back. I...
29th May 2013, 16:52
Replies: 29
Views: 3,496
Posted By 2high2fastagain

I've never got on with stopwatches. I seem to...

I've never got on with stopwatches. I seem to drop them or reset them when I'm flying. I have found a cheap digital watch with nice big numbers on it which works really well for me. If you have a...
15th May 2013, 10:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By 2high2fastagain

Nope, according to our Prime Minister it's...

Nope, according to our Prime Minister it's something about love I think.
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