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7th Nov 2018, 09:56
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Posted By dont overfil

Nobody has mentioned weather. Based in Scotland...

Nobody has mentioned weather. Based in Scotland (me too) plan on a dispatch rate of 20% for VFR and 80% IFR for a 150 mile trip. Nov-Feb maybe 5%. Is this practical for business use?
I would suggest...
5th Nov 2018, 06:57
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By dont overfil

Ditto 400 miles away. Must be a full moon. four...

Ditto 400 miles away. Must be a full moon.
four separate incidents.
9th May 2018, 08:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,852
Posted By dont overfil

Just a small correction to the above. ...

Just a small correction to the above.

Strictly speaking ACS don't operate from Cumbernauld. Border Air Training operate from Cumbernauld, Carlisle and Oban and are owned by the same company as...
24th Apr 2018, 10:17
Replies: 31
Views: 3,246
Posted By dont overfil

When choosing your licence don't aim too low. It...

When choosing your licence don't aim too low. It is easy to out grow an aircraft very quickly and get bored.
Think about the Scottish weather. A group A aircraft has much more capability.
When I...
3rd Apr 2018, 14:02
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

There are 6 mode S receivers within 12 miles of...

There are 6 mode S receivers within 12 miles of Dundee as part of the trial.
I can now see mode S traffic in the Dundee circuit down 60ft. This of course is not connected with "Flight Radar 24" or...
9th Feb 2018, 08:21
Replies: 178
Views: 65,606
Posted By dont overfil

My photos are still there. Remember you need to...

My photos are still there. Remember you need to be logged in to see all of them.
I don't use Photobucket as they had issues with the photos being posted on some sites.

To keep you up to date....
1st Feb 2018, 15:10
Replies: 204
Views: 37,617
Posted By dont overfil

You are right. It was Business Air. They flew...

You are right. It was Business Air. They flew Embraer Banderante's into Dundee. The examiner who signed me off 30 years ago was a captain with Business Air.
31st Jan 2018, 15:22
Replies: 204
Views: 37,617
Posted By dont overfil

Used to be a fisheries F27 based at Edinburgh...

Used to be a fisheries F27 based at Edinburgh with the watchdog callsign. After landing ATC would often say "Taxi via echo to the kennel."

I think it was Scot Airways Embraers that used to use the...
21st Jan 2018, 10:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By dont overfil

Did everything change in Europe on 1st January or...

Did everything change in Europe on 1st January or is it going to be a gradual change as the UK are doing?
If it is gradual there will not be an up to date list until next year. In the UK most...
21st Jan 2018, 08:29
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

The others could see each other with one...

The others could see each other with one exception. I did not see an ADSB signal from your aircraft.
20th Jan 2018, 18:12
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

Two receivers off line at the moment due to power...

Two receivers off line at the moment due to power outages so mlat (mode s) traffic not showing.
Hopefully up and running again by 27th.
25th Dec 2017, 10:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,632
Posted By dont overfil

I needed to replace the spats on the '78 181...

I needed to replace the spats on the '78 181 Archer I owned. I got replacements which had been on a similar age 161 Warrior.

The mains were fine but the nose wheel spat did not fit as the Archer...
19th Dec 2017, 13:18
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

Yer..But.. What else have the Romans done for...

Yer..But.. What else have the Romans done for us?:)
19th Dec 2017, 11:51
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

I think the Twotters will be equipped. Other...

I think the Twotters will be equipped. Other users are GAMA with the air ambulance and the guy with the PC12 on Islay.:cool:

Edited to add: Maybe Piperboy as well. :-) He's desperate for some...
19th Dec 2017, 08:47
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

The Saab 340's don't have it, nor are they...

The Saab 340's don't have it, nor are they equipped for the GNSS approach. I heard 2020 mentioned a couple of years ago but I think their days are numbered. Don't know about the 2000's. I may have...
18th Dec 2017, 15:50
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

NorthSouth, Too sensible. I don't think the...

NorthSouth,

Too sensible. I don't think the MOD have any budget left after spending millions on the cadet acommodation, (air-con included:rolleyes:), at Kirknewton.

However, as I said earlier,...
18th Dec 2017, 14:09
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

I believe this is part of a nationwide test of...

I believe this is part of a nationwide test of the technology. It could also be a nice little earner for the contractor eventually.

The question of Dundee's area of responsibility is a good one....
17th Dec 2017, 11:58
Replies: 23
Views: 4,273
Posted By dont overfil

Dangerous Flights.

Dangerous Flights.
17th Dec 2017, 09:55
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

The CAA have stated that they consider ADSB is...

The CAA have stated that they consider ADSB is the way ahead. If Sky Echo behaves in this test as promised it must be the answer at 600.

I am situated 12 miles from Dundee with hills over 1000ft...
16th Dec 2017, 14:56
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

This test does not require a transponder. It can...

This test does not require a transponder. It can be a much less expensive Sky Echo, Flarm or perhaps others. The test equipment is supplied by Uavionix, the suppliers of Sky Echo.

Sky Echo is ADSB...
16th Dec 2017, 14:36
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

It's just a trial at this stage, but if the...

It's just a trial at this stage, but if the results are satisfactory it may prevent the need for a TMZ or RMZ. Hopefully the LOA's will fill the gaps. Remember this is not for control. It's for...
16th Dec 2017, 14:10
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

A few already have mode S. The other regular...

A few already have mode S. The other regular flyers are getting Sky Echo which is a key part of the trial.
16th Dec 2017, 14:05
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

It is in everyone interest to make this trial...

It is in everyone interest to make this trial work to hold back the proliferation of controlled airspace.

All the Dundee and Leuchars based aircraft are equipped with either ADSB, Flarm or mode S...
16th Dec 2017, 12:52
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

If you have a working transponder it is now a...

If you have a working transponder it is now a legal requirement to have it switched on.

There are steps in place to equip most of the locally based aircraft that are not already equipped. The...
16th Dec 2017, 06:53
Replies: 60
Views: 10,360
Posted By dont overfil

Hi Piperboy, Strongly recommend that you come...

Hi Piperboy,
Strongly recommend that you come to the meeting at Perth on 21st.
There are six receivers in the local area including one at Perth. Come up to the tower and see the display. Uavionix...
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