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Forum: Questions
26th Jan 2019, 13:09
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By snchater

I had my BMW satnav database recently updated by...

I had my BMW satnav database recently updated by my BMW dealer at a cost of £100.25.
The A556 M6-M56 link is not in the new database. The road has been open for 19 months!
BMW “customer service”...
30th Dec 2018, 07:26
Replies: 703
Views: 217,038
Posted By snchater

The airport received £4.75 million government...

The airport received £4.75 million government funding towards the redevelopment.
Governments receive a large proportion of their income through taxation.
So yes the local taxpayers have...
15th Dec 2018, 16:33
Replies: 177
Views: 74,236
Posted By snchater

And yet almost every major carrier consider...

And yet almost every major carrier consider leasing to be the more cost effective option .....
25th Nov 2018, 18:11
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By snchater

Err ....... as flyingfemme points out if the...

Err ....... as flyingfemme points out if the charges are based on the square root of the MTOW then the big boys pay proportionally less.
23rd Nov 2018, 15:34
Replies: 40
Views: 6,930
Posted By snchater

Really? 800m & 650m of smooth well cut grass...

Really?
800m & 650m of smooth well cut grass and clear approaches - Iíve never found Skegness a challenge ( but well worth a visit).
2nd Nov 2018, 15:53
Replies: 703
Views: 217,038
Posted By snchater

The airfield was redeveloped using £4.75 million...

The airfield was redeveloped using £4.75 million of government funding.
The “terminal” is a small part of the new Stobart office building associated with its new warehousing.
Failure to go-ahead...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Oct 2018, 11:43
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By snchater

Back in 1990s prospective dental students were...

Back in 1990s prospective dental students were required to bring an example of their own handywork to their interview.
The boys always brought Airfix kits, the girls embroidery.
I have always...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2018, 06:18
Replies: 167
Views: 10,679
Posted By snchater

Had there been an in-flight medical emergency I...

Had there been an in-flight medical emergency I wonder how useful this “doctor” would have been?
1st May 2018, 12:11
Replies: 35
Views: 12,597
Posted By snchater

I was on holiday in Madeira in February. The...

I was on holiday in Madeira in February.
The local news agency was reporting that the number of flight cancelations and diversions due to weather was increasing.
Several operators into Funchal had...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Mar 2018, 08:48
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By snchater

VFR Zone Transit

AIUI under SERA VFR is legal above a solid undercast ( “VFR on top” in old money).

When given a VFR crossing of Class D airspace should the pilot inform ATC that he is “VFR on top” ?

TIA
17th Jan 2018, 09:24
Replies: 22
Views: 8,674
Posted By snchater

The collapse of Carillion was partially caused by...

The collapse of Carillion was partially caused by the refusal of Qatar (for the past year) to pay the £200million it owes for construction work undertaken by
Carillion.
15th Jan 2018, 15:47
Replies: 22
Views: 4,987
Posted By snchater

Very cryptic :=

Very cryptic :=
30th Dec 2017, 13:27
Replies: 34
Views: 9,954
Posted By snchater

Lord Ashcroft is a major donor to the...

Lord Ashcroft is a major donor to the Conservative Party.
He was Vice-Chairman of the party.
In 2000 he agreed to giving up his (tax advantage) non-dom status in return for being made a Lord.
He...
23rd Dec 2017, 16:02
Replies: 376
Views: 210,924
Posted By snchater

And people working in the commercial aviation...

And people working in the commercial aviation industry need to remember that it is passengers who ultimately pay their wages.
7th Nov 2017, 08:50
Replies: 6
Views: 2,232
Posted By snchater

Sellbydate Many thanks for posting that link -...

Sellbydate
Many thanks for posting that link - as you say an intelligent commentary that should be read by anyone who wishes to understand the true facts.
30th Oct 2017, 11:40
Replies: 32
Views: 3,869
Posted By snchater

There is no requirement to have a separate bank...

There is no requirement to have a separate bank account but I have always used one . It is useful for paying standing orders into (monthly charge) and for paying bills (insurance,hangarage/parking,...
30th Oct 2017, 11:06
Replies: 32
Views: 3,869
Posted By snchater

Scoobster May I share my experience as...

Scoobster

May I share my experience as someone who has been trustee of 4 groups over 25 years flying C of A aircraft (B121, C182).

To achieve enough utilisation to justify ownership (with UK...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2017, 11:43
Replies: 62
Views: 8,774
Posted By snchater

If you really want a banking challenge try...

If you really want a banking challenge try opening an account for your mother using your registered Power of Attorney...........(ask me how I know!).:ugh:
10th Sep 2017, 09:13
Replies: 42
Views: 31,414
Posted By snchater

Robert Murgatroyd is the owner of the Pa-28...

Robert Murgatroyd is the owner of the Pa-28 involved in the Barton incident.

Google 'G-BBBK' and 'G-BBEF' for details of two previous fatal accidents to aircraft owned by Murgatroyd - he doesn't...
22nd Aug 2017, 11:26
Replies: 54
Views: 6,469
Posted By snchater

My club lost a newly refurbished Robin (tricycle...

My club lost a newly refurbished Robin (tricycle uc) in an "alleged" attempt to water-ski on the river Derwent. The pilot told the aaib that he had an engine failure . Mobile phone footage of the...
17th Aug 2017, 08:33
Replies: 26
Views: 4,083
Posted By snchater

I have used an ipad mini 4 for 15 months (@200...

I have used an ipad mini 4 for 15 months (@200 flying hours) running SkyDemon.
It is Ram yoke mounted,externally powered and has been used in flight for up to 4 hours continuously.It remains in the...
16th Aug 2017, 09:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By snchater

One "gotcha" to be aware of: Last summer I...

One "gotcha" to be aware of:
Last summer I missed the notam stating that the airfield would be without ATC for periods between the occasional commercial flights.
When I came to depart I was told by...
7th Aug 2017, 08:04
Replies: 6
Views: 3,509
Posted By snchater

The aircraft performing a go-around should track...

The aircraft performing a go-around should track on the dead-side of the runway (eg to the right if using left hand circuit) to keep aircraft departing in sight.
The need to perform a go-around is...
3rd Aug 2017, 06:19
Replies: 27
Views: 3,100
Posted By snchater

During a weather interlude during my CPL course I...

During a weather interlude during my CPL course I read my student notes.
I asked my instructor what he ment by "needs to do his checks less like Eric Morecambe"
He replied "you do all the right...
20th Jul 2017, 16:24
Replies: 33
Views: 3,402
Posted By snchater

Sherburn EGCJ 4 miles south of Leeds East has far...

Sherburn EGCJ 4 miles south of Leeds East has far more to offer (good restaurant, 6 runways,cheap fuel,friendly welcome) than ''Leeds East''.
(I'm biased having been based at Sherburn for 18 years)....
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