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28th Mar 2020, 11:28
Replies: 112
Views: 52,341
Posted By skywagondriver

greenlitemaxthr wrote; ....went straight to the...

greenlitemaxthr wrote;
....went straight to the Aero Club for a debrief - we drank champagne, which was customary in those days, got shit-faced, talked crap and enjoyed each others company...
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24th Aug 2018, 14:26
Replies: 4,485
Views: 1,601,051
Posted By skywagondriver

Iím sure some, like me,relive their youth...

Iím sure some, like me,relive their youth occasionally by looking at the thread. You are correct in that there probably are not many Ďold timersí left that can be bothered posting or younger ones at...
6th Mar 2017, 11:28
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By skywagondriver

Recommend this little gem about starting a GA...

Recommend this little gem about starting a GA operation in Venezuela in the early '50s.
2nd Mar 2017, 09:36
Replies: 32
Views: 13,134
Posted By skywagondriver

'Sworn to secrecy' ...um ok. I'm fairly certain...

'Sworn to secrecy' ...um ok. I'm fairly certain your ATC 'buddy' has actually signed an offical secrets act and probably isn't overjoyed his 'buddy' has made his indiscretion public.
After so much...
24th Jan 2017, 10:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,219
Posted By skywagondriver

Won't be happening - NZ is not giving out...

Won't be happening - NZ is not giving out 'licences of convenience' any more.
14th Jan 2017, 01:43
Replies: 6
Views: 4,460
Posted By skywagondriver

Yes - a really nice humorous guy and a gentleman...

Yes - a really nice humorous guy and a gentleman in every sense.
On the same CX course and later bore his medical issues with fortitude, embracing GA in his Jodel.
Last met up unexpectidly at...
10th Jun 2016, 20:05
Replies: 51
Views: 17,384
Posted By skywagondriver

[QUOTE]Because if you knew what you were talking...

[QUOTE]Because if you knew what you were talking about you would also know that the answer to the question will in no way compromise overall security any more than it already is now!

Have to agree...
7th Jun 2016, 10:08
Replies: 51
Views: 17,384
Posted By skywagondriver

Flying Clog is correct - who in their right mind...

Flying Clog is correct - who in their right mind would give info about this subject on the world wide web in a rush to answer some strangers 'question'.
Hopefully a mod will be along shortly to...
15th Mar 2016, 20:45
Replies: 35
Views: 21,270
Posted By skywagondriver

I understand 'occurrences' in the country's...

I understand 'occurrences' in the country's airspace are checked prior to the inspection also - this most likely could be the reason for some technical questions on a particular subject.



Where...
14th Mar 2016, 23:10
Replies: 35
Views: 21,270
Posted By skywagondriver

What's the big deal - CAA/FAA guys doing their...

What's the big deal - CAA/FAA guys doing their job. Happens all over the world but of course they have to be insulted for doing it.
In fact it looks like the LHR guys went easy on them... ;)
9th Jan 2016, 01:05
Replies: 8
Views: 6,421
Posted By skywagondriver

Regulators monitor forums like this and many...

Regulators monitor forums like this and many would not understand the nuances of this long held privilege and could possibly take a dim view of the some of the 'schemes' proposed here.

In these...
28th Dec 2015, 23:11
Replies: 55
Views: 16,260
Posted By skywagondriver

REK in later life - west of Cunnamulla 1974 ...

REK in later life - west of Cunnamulla 1974

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g100/chinapilot/WholeFrame50_zpsf36cf679.jpg...
13th Oct 2015, 20:46
Replies: 31
Views: 8,088
Posted By skywagondriver

Pinky - I just don't have the will or appetite to...

Pinky - I just don't have the will or appetite to debate...maybe over a beer someday.

It's interesting that even a year after it was shown in the UK and Europe that the aviation community still...
13th Oct 2015, 04:56
Replies: 31
Views: 8,088
Posted By skywagondriver

Pinky's tribulations...

Just to put your mind at rest some 'old timers' actually think they are doing a great job up there...and don't feel the need to put them down.
Don't know when you were last in Papua but it's ...
1st Jun 2015, 19:36
Replies: 236
Views: 184,588
Posted By skywagondriver

Are you saying that Jim the FOI has left? - if so...

Are you saying that Jim the FOI has left? - if so that is very bad news.
18th Apr 2015, 03:04
Replies: 13
Views: 7,606
Posted By skywagondriver

You really need to go to the source - send in...

You really need to go to the source - send in your paper work to ASL and send an email to the CAA telling them what you want to do...no offence to the very helpful replies but if you are making a big...
18th Feb 2015, 03:39
Replies: 63
Views: 19,042
Posted By skywagondriver

Of course the series wasn't meant for aviation...

Of course the series wasn't meant for aviation gurus but for the general public so there was always the danger of it being overdramatised in some peopleís opinion...

Hopefully it has encouraged...
18th Feb 2015, 03:33
Replies: 63
Views: 19,042
Posted By skywagondriver

dehg5776

dehg5776 -you make a very valid point that wasn't lost on me while I was there and I was concerned.
Hopefully, as one of the protagonists is on a 'jet' course it will be erased from his mind set :)
3rd Feb 2015, 05:25
Replies: 63
Views: 19,042
Posted By skywagondriver

alisoncc - spent most of my PNG time in various...

alisoncc - spent most of my PNG time in various locations with Crowley. Did get to Kiunga but not on shuttles.

allthecoolnamesarego - I respect your advice, as I am sure he would - the flying is...
3rd Feb 2015, 02:50
Replies: 63
Views: 19,042
Posted By skywagondriver

Dr Oakenfold

Dr Oakenfold - yes it was, and it was a bloody good time :)

It was great to be there, watching the next generation, doing what I did almost 45 years ago. Bitter sweet in some respects as it...
23rd Jan 2015, 08:20
Replies: 63
Views: 19,042
Posted By skywagondriver

An excellent foray into flying in Indonesia with...

An excellent foray into flying in Indonesia with the emphasis on adventure in the 'last frontier' - maybe just a little hyped but not as much as other aviation reality shows.

It's nearly 45 years...
21st Aug 2014, 10:21
Replies: 29
Views: 11,351
Posted By skywagondriver

Enjoy it guys - just be pleased that GA is...

Enjoy it guys - just be pleased that GA is featured... the pilots didn't name the series.

Worst Place to be a Pilot | Season 1 Episode 1 | Full Episode - YouTube (http://youtu.be/F4_oUf5qXbE)
14th Jul 2014, 07:21
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By skywagondriver

You can go and sit the exam at any time - there...

You can go and sit the exam at any time - there is NO requirement for your foreign Licence to be validated to do so. The result is valid for two years.

As someone mentioned the ASA app is a gift....
24th Mar 2013, 00:21
Replies: 4,485
Views: 1,601,051
Posted By skywagondriver

Yes tailwheel, reiterating it is an Otter :)

Yes tailwheel, reiterating it is an Otter :)
23rd Mar 2013, 12:00
Replies: 4,485
Views: 1,601,051
Posted By skywagondriver

It's an Otter.TAA had them up there for sure.

It's an Otter.TAA had them up there for sure.
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