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Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2019, 14:19
Replies: 39
Views: 4,471
Posted By Ant T

Although the hurricane is extreme, it does not...

Although the hurricane is extreme, it does not cover the whole of the Bahamas. This is the TAF for today at Nassau, doesn’t look too bad. The really bad TAF being discussed on another thread, with 80...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2019, 11:13
Replies: 40
Views: 3,764
Posted By Ant T

So do I... I’ve flown to the South Pole, was...

So do I... I’ve flown to the South Pole, was quite relevant there:)
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2019, 13:48
Replies: 225
Views: 22,924
Posted By Ant T

”Fake news” yourself HEMS driver. “Mass...

”Fake news” yourself HEMS driver.
“Mass shooting” is indeed a vague definition, but by any commonly accepted definition it consists of 3 or more dead in a single incident, hence your example above...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2019, 17:00
Replies: 24
Views: 5,196
Posted By Ant T

My Dad was enroute from Brize Norton to the...

My Dad was enroute from Brize Norton to the Falklands in 2013, and as the A330 taxied in at Ascension, it somehow ended up with a winglet jammed underneath the wing of another aircraft.
After some...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jul 2019, 17:07
Replies: 19,690
Views: 2,843,177
Posted By Ant T

Eclectic - if you found those interesting, you...

Eclectic - if you found those interesting, you might be interested in some other posts on social media I have seen, that the earth is flat, and that the Apollo moon landings were faked.....
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2019, 17:12
Replies: 182
Views: 28,063
Posted By Ant T

i went to see this - very good film, but spoiled...

i went to see this - very good film, but spoiled very slightly (for me anyway) by quite a lot of incidental “dramatic” music, particularly during the final descent to the moon landing, almost...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2019, 12:51
Replies: 12
Views: 3,869
Posted By Ant T

My Dad, Mike Tuson, was flying for the Oman...

My Dad, Mike Tuson, was flying for the Oman Airforce around 1972, during the Dhofar rebellion. He was flying a 205 and got one of his toes shot off in flight. He always reckoned it saved his life,...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2019, 17:25
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By Ant T

Reporting on this quake included a word new to me...

Reporting on this quake included a word new to me - “temblor”. I initially thought maybe it was a misprint for “trembler”, but apparently it’s a loan word from Spanish, meaning “a trembling”.

You...
Forum: Questions
25th Jun 2019, 07:17
Replies: 7
Views: 4,360
Posted By Ant T

More than one thread already discusses this - try...

More than one thread already discusses this - try this one

https://www.pprune.org/private-flying/325881-p1-p1s-picus-put-etc.html?highlight=P1s


Or this one -

...
14th Jun 2019, 11:43
Replies: 95
Views: 37,231
Posted By Ant T

You write like Ernest Gann... (Fate is the Hunter...

You write like Ernest Gann... (Fate is the Hunter is my favourite book...)
22nd Feb 2019, 21:45
Replies: 15
Views: 8,035
Posted By Ant T

ATCwatcher - guess you know, but your comment...

ATCwatcher - guess you know, but your comment makes it sound as if he was landing down the 18% slope - Courchevel is a one way strip, land uphill, takeoff downhill. He was definitely going up the...
10th Feb 2019, 21:53
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,547,185
Posted By Ant T

ATCwatcher - A Malibu certainly is a complex...

ATCwatcher - A Malibu certainly is a complex aircraft under the FAA definition - "A complex airplane is defined by the United States Federal Aviation Administration as an aircraft that has all of the...
13th Jan 2019, 17:00
Replies: 201
Views: 38,342
Posted By Ant T

First solo, Mk3, July 1976, RAF West Malling,...

First solo, Mk3, July 1976, RAF West Malling, after 19 dual launches (19 x 3 minute circuits - 57 minutes to solo!!)
Still remember talking to myself out loud all the way round.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Dec 2018, 08:21
Replies: 211
Views: 15,804
Posted By Ant T

https://youtu.be/c3y0CD2CoCs

https://youtu.be/c3y0CD2CoCs
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2018, 00:35
Replies: 23
Views: 2,233
Posted By Ant T

I was a passenger on a Tristar from the...

I was a passenger on a Tristar from the Falklands, arrivng at Brize Norton in the early hours of that morning. The aircraft went around off the first approach, but landed off the second one. The...
11th Oct 2018, 16:48
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,191,771
Posted By Ant T

So according to TC-T's interview today, the way...

So according to TC-T's interview today, the way we should understand

"7000 miles in 32 legs over 6 weeks, alone in an open cock-pit plane."

is - "I am planning 7000 miles in 32 legs over 6...
15th Jul 2018, 16:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,519
Posted By Ant T

There was something in one of the magazines three...

There was something in one of the magazines three or four years ago by one of the current pilots, but can't remember which publication - may have been "Fly Past". I have tried searching for it but...
13th Jul 2018, 18:25
Replies: 14
Views: 1,519
Posted By Ant T

BAS headquarters are in Cambridge, so Duxford is...

BAS headquarters are in Cambridge, so Duxford is convenient for fitting/testing new science equipment when any of the four Twin Otters are in UK.

Doesn't happen very often now though - the...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2018, 18:45
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By Ant T

Pilot Mental Health and Religion

In the Spring 18 issue of Focus (UK Flight Safety Committee magazine), there is an article titled "Pilot Mental Health - The lived experience".

Included in it is a list of "complex factors...
11th Jun 2018, 17:45
Replies: 25
Views: 4,985
Posted By Ant T

In British military speak, PVR stands (or stood)...

In British military speak, PVR stands (or stood) for "Premature voluntary release", in otherwords voluntary redundancy.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2018, 15:19
Replies: 45
Views: 16,169
Posted By Ant T

https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/southwest/ope...

https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/southwest/operator-chosen-for-penzance-scilly-helicopter-route

https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/penzance-heliport-group-signs-up-1338409
...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Feb 2018, 13:06
Replies: 70
Views: 13,847
Posted By Ant T

Watch Stratolaunch ? the world's biggest plane as...

Watch Stratolaunch ? the world's biggest plane as it goes through its first runway test (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/watch-stratolaunch-worlds-biggest-plane-it-goes-through-its-first-runway-test-1664072)
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2017, 20:27
Replies: 12
Views: 3,300
Posted By Ant T

I was current and actively flying AS332L (Super...

I was current and actively flying AS332L (Super Puma), DHC-6 (Twin Otter) and DHC-7 (Dash7) for about 10 years. During one of those years I was also flying BN2 Islanders. Never occurred to me to ask...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2017, 17:05
Replies: 33
Views: 9,685
Posted By Ant T

Pretty sure that when the two S92s arrived in the...

Pretty sure that when the two S92s arrived in the Falklands at the beginning of 2015 on the Antonov, they each had about 3000 lbs of fuel in the tanks.
3rd Apr 2017, 12:36
Replies: 3
Views: 2,677
Posted By Ant T

Hi EESDL. Interested to know whether the...

Hi EESDL.

Interested to know whether the above comment about poor GPS coverage is from personal experience, or just repeating what you have heard/read elsewhere.

The reason for asking - I...
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