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4th Mar 2019, 09:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By alex79

2 years later ... anything ?

2 years later ... anything ?
5th May 2018, 05:40
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By alex79

Red face IPC Fees

IFR Pilots

just scheduled my IPC and I was told the IPC fee is $720. I mean it's not a test, it's just a proficiency check. Why so much??

How much do you pay for your IPC?

Cheers
5th Mar 2017, 08:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By alex79

Aircraft Hire or Share/Syndicate @ Rockhampton Airport?

Hi

Just wondering if somebody is aware of any hire/share/syndicate options at Rockhampton Airport other than the local Aero Club or Peace Aviation.

Looking for a C182 / Beechcraft Bonanza or...
23rd May 2016, 12:23
Replies: 9
Views: 2,372
Posted By alex79

Question Dust Devils - What to do?

Hi

Just planning a trip from the cold south of the land up to the outback and had a look at some area forecasts and read dust devils for the first time.

I did a bit of googling and found...
16th May 2016, 15:31
Replies: 35
Views: 3,913
Posted By alex79

Question How do you check tyre pressure?

Hi

As part of the pre-flight we need to check the tyre for 'proper inflation'. I was just looking at the POH for a 172 and a 182 for any references regarding what type of gauge one would use....
4th Nov 2015, 10:07
Replies: 5
Views: 2,624
Posted By alex79

Hi Aus_SQ Interesting question. Any...

Hi Aus_SQ

Interesting question. Any progress?

cheers & thanks for sharing
4th Nov 2015, 10:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,172
Posted By alex79

Question IR Test - Ground Component?

Hi

I'm about to complete my IF rating and was wondering if somebody could share his/her experience of the ground component of the initial IF test.

Already had a look at form 61-1503, looks...
11th Aug 2015, 06:31
Replies: 4
Views: 2,279
Posted By alex79

Question Oxygen refill Melbourne/Moorabbin

Hi

Just wondering if somebody has experience with portable oxygen systems (like skyox) and where to refill the cylinders around Melbourne / Moorabbin?

I tried google but couldn't find...
12th May 2015, 12:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,640
Posted By alex79

Question GA Renter's Insurance in Australia

Hi

I was going through some rental documents the other day and I noticed that the insurance excess that I would have to pay is 'not negligible' ;) So I searched for renter's insurance in...
11th Jan 2015, 06:18
Replies: 22
Views: 6,797
Posted By alex79

Thanks for the comments and I think you are all...

Thanks for the comments and I think you are all right saying "get into real IMC conditions". Watched a few things on youtube and its looks much different to my good weather flights ;)

I had a...
1st Dec 2014, 10:12
Replies: 22
Views: 6,797
Posted By alex79

Question IFR Rating Experiences?!

Hi

I'm about to start my IFR rating, working on the theory at the moment and was thinking ...

So I know that it takes roughly 40h of dual instruction (my goal is Private and SE), half of it in...
26th Oct 2014, 07:32
Replies: 39
Views: 4,348
Posted By alex79

Thanks for all the comments. I really think it's...

Thanks for all the comments. I really think it's sad that pilots need to have a legal background.

I have just emailed CASA. Let's see if they respond and what they say.

Will let you know about...
22nd Oct 2014, 10:30
Replies: 39
Views: 4,348
Posted By alex79

Question Flying for charity - is it a commercial operation ?

Hi

At work they do a raffle ticket sale and the proceedings go to the
Movember charity. I thought I donate a scenic flight where I would cover the cost of the flight.

I would argue that this...
10th Oct 2014, 04:35
Replies: 23
Views: 6,221
Posted By alex79

Moorabbin to Tasmania - When / Best Route?

Hi

For those who already did the trip over the bass strait from Melbourne to Tasmania - When is the best time to do it? Seems that weather is problem number 1.

Also in regards to the route, it...
10th Oct 2014, 04:17
Replies: 8
Views: 2,796
Posted By alex79

Never considered to come to close to whales in a...

Never considered to come to close to whales in a plane. Good point though!
30th Sep 2014, 03:50
Replies: 8
Views: 2,796
Posted By alex79

Thanks for the comments! Two weeks ago we finally...

Thanks for the comments! Two weeks ago we finally managed to fly down. Was a beautiful day and I decided we stay over 3000' and enjoyed 'the big picture'.

I will go there again and do some lower...
25th Jul 2014, 02:34
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By alex79

Question PIC vs PIC cross country ?!

Hi

While reading up on some flying things, I have seen that some sites make a difference between PIC and Cross Country (e.g. 50h cross country PIC before your can start IFR training).

I can't...
28th May 2014, 13:49
Replies: 26
Views: 6,512
Posted By alex79

Question Flying over the Australian Alps / Mountain flying

Hi

I'm planning a flight from Melbourne (YMMB) to Merimbula (YMER) and would like to fly direct over the Australian Alps.

Anybody experience with that route ?

Considering the clouds are "OK"...
15th May 2014, 13:14
Replies: 8
Views: 2,796
Posted By alex79

Question Special Procedure around Wilsons Promontory?

Hi

Is anybody aware of any special procedures flying around Wilson's Promontory ?

I found "Wilsons Promontory Airport" on OurAirports but can't see anything like a AD on Google Earth or on the...
12th May 2014, 12:12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,512
Posted By alex79

Question Single Engine Private Hire Moorabbin?

Hi

I was wondering if there is a owner of a C172/C182 or Piper Archer/Arrow that would hire our to a PPL direct.


Thanks!
12th Feb 2014, 13:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,911
Posted By alex79

Tankengine - I agree and so I did. I found...

Tankengine - I agree and so I did.

I found their phone number and have them a call. They even have an option in their phone menu for foreign licence validation.

I spoke with a representative...
12th Feb 2014, 05:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,911
Posted By alex79

Flying in the US with AUS PPL

Hi

I'm about to head to the US and planned to do some flying. There was a post on PPRuNe

http://www.pprune.org/pacific-general-aviation-questions/262303-flying-usa-australian-ppl.html

but...
3rd Dec 2013, 11:45
Replies: 41
Views: 6,746
Posted By alex79

Thanks for the feedback and I got some valuable...

Thanks for the feedback and I got some valuable pointers.

DWB50 you wrote that the HM Series Survivor is not TSO certified. I must admit that I thought it was. I tried to google the manufacturer...
24th Nov 2013, 11:58
Replies: 41
Views: 6,746
Posted By alex79

Question GA Life Jacket HM Series Survivor

Hi All

I'm about to buy my first Life Jacket. The only three requirements that I have are that it is a "always on", that it is CASA certified and lastly that it is not too expensive.

I read...
15th Aug 2012, 13:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,322
Posted By alex79

I will ask them tomorrow. Sorry that I had a...

I will ask them tomorrow. Sorry that I had a question and asked.
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