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21st Nov 2019, 03:05
Replies: 23
Views: 2,311
Posted By Mark 1

But the M&B would be OK!

But the M&B would be OK!
20th Nov 2019, 22:31
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Mark 1

You will have been issued with a US airman's...

You will have been issued with a US airman's certificate back in 2001, but it will need to be replaced with the new credit card style.
You can do an FAA airman search...
14th Oct 2019, 06:40
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Mark 1

The 61.75 route is quite straight forward;...

The 61.75 route is quite straight forward; validation of your existing licence and a visit to the FSDO who will issue an FAA airman's certificate.
Then just a flight review with an instructor and...
Forum: North America
29th Jul 2019, 04:26
Replies: 6
Views: 4,909
Posted By Mark 1

Can you give a reference for that statement? ...

Can you give a reference for that statement?

If you remain outside of the OCAs, then I can find no restriction on VFR flights without an IR.
The former Icelandic requirement for IR equipage and...
Forum: North America
28th Jun 2019, 03:14
Replies: 6
Views: 4,909
Posted By Mark 1

It should be no problem. Avgas available at EKVG,...

It should be no problem. Avgas available at EKVG, BIEG, BIRK, BIKF, BGKK, BGBW,BGGH, BGSF, CYFB. Though it's always wise to call them and check. I guess the Daks to Normandy guzzled quite a bit of...
28th Jun 2019, 00:17
Replies: 33
Views: 5,358
Posted By Mark 1

I have been flying with a certificate issued...

I have been flying with a certificate issued under 61.75 for about 10 years and can concur that only the underlying licence should be valid as described (i.e not revoked, suspended or expired), the...
27th Jun 2019, 05:39
Replies: 44
Sticky Headset?
Views: 11,035
Posted By Mark 1

If you value your hearing, I'd recommend an in...

If you value your hearing, I'd recommend an in ear headset like the QT Halo.

I've tried the Bose X and more recently the DC OneX, but get better noise reduction from the QT and no batteries...
12th Feb 2019, 20:28
Replies: 16
Views: 2,105
Posted By Mark 1

Oceanic control area - In this case the Shanwick ...

Oceanic control area - In this case the Shanwick
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/330x260/image_454f20d14189614bfb6efe9d577f9c0f490e0dff.png
12th Feb 2019, 05:48
Replies: 16
Views: 2,105
Posted By Mark 1

Far North at Wick can rent you dry suits and life...

Far North at Wick can rent you dry suits and life rafts.
Nominally, you are expected to plan a 3 hour fuel reserve for single engine. I believe that is unenforced and may be exempted.
BIEG is a...
23rd Dec 2018, 19:35
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Mark 1

The A&E club at Hawthorne is a 50 member...

The A&E club at Hawthorne is a 50 member non-profit club with a commitment to participate in a monthly maintenance (half) day. No tailwheel, just Cessnas.

For a tailwheel check-out, maybe try...
23rd Dec 2018, 19:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,457
Posted By Mark 1

There could be an issue if you are working on a J...

There could be an issue if you are working on a J visa. That only allows the training and conditions specified and you can't have an additional visa to cover the flight training.

An H1B or similar...
18th Nov 2018, 22:21
Replies: 26
Views: 3,451
Posted By Mark 1

I agree Aosta is about as close to the ski lifts...

I agree Aosta is about as close to the ski lifts as you're likely to find.
Another interesting possibility is Dagali in Norway. There used to be commercial services for the ski resort at Geilo with...
2nd Nov 2018, 15:14
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

[/left] ...is the right answer! Very popular...

[/left] ...is the right answer! Very popular annual "Old Timer's" fly-In and former Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 Stuka base in WW2.

Over to you!
1st Nov 2018, 22:15
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

No. Getting colder now!

No. Getting colder now!
1st Nov 2018, 19:51
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

Getting closer, but still a little way to go.

Getting closer, but still a little way to go.
1st Nov 2018, 19:17
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

Maybe you should look a bit harder! The high...

Maybe you should look a bit harder!

The high ground in the distance beyond the runway is a former coal mine spoil heap.
The civilian flying club is actually based outside the field and has to...
1st Nov 2018, 18:59
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

Not in France.

Not in France.
1st Nov 2018, 18:32
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

Not UK, but not too far away.

Not UK, but not too far away.
1st Nov 2018, 16:45
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

Yes to parachuting, but not Weston on the Green.

Yes to parachuting, but not Weston on the Green.
1st Nov 2018, 00:48
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

Yes to Northern Europe and there is an event...

Yes to Northern Europe and there is an event going on.
The military 'land' there though they don't take off from there as far as I know.
31st Oct 2018, 22:37
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

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I don't think we've done this place. Been in use for over 100 years. Military with...
31st Oct 2018, 22:17
Replies: 17,905
Views: 1,927,060
Posted By Mark 1

I can't help with the funeral, but I recognise...

I can't help with the funeral, but I recognise Dook's photo as Darley Moor near Ashbourne Derbyshire. I watched the bike racing there back in the 80's and used to go trials riding nearby.

I...
Forum: Questions
25th Oct 2018, 22:18
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Mark 1

A bit of quick and dirty analysis. Say you...

A bit of quick and dirty analysis.

Say you are on a stabilised 3 approach at 100 KTAS into a 10 knot headwind with 450 ft/min rate of descent (90 knots ground speed).
At 500' the headwind...
26th Sep 2018, 20:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By Mark 1

Very easy to permanently damage a battery. I've...

Very easy to permanently damage a battery. I've switched to an EarthX lithium which has built-in over charge and over dis-charge protection. You may still need to get it re-charged, but you still...
28th Aug 2018, 23:40
Replies: 32
Views: 3,218
Posted By Mark 1

The Vans RV-4 is a great aircraft, simple to...

The Vans RV-4 is a great aircraft, simple to maintain, quite economical and very good performance. I've had 3 of them.
They are also not often on the market, so you would need to act quickly (and...
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