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23rd Oct 2022, 05:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By mullokintyre

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

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the notam from Ymmm gives the impression that noncoordinated flights are to remain...
19th Oct 2022, 21:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By mullokintyre

The problem is, the Chinook did not land at YSHT,...

The problem is, the Chinook did not land at YSHT, it landed at the showgrounds, so kinda negated the whole deal.
As to the downwash, standard ops for larger egg beaters like sikorsky S76 and...
19th Oct 2022, 11:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By mullokintyre

Shepparton Airport has been a hive of activity of...

Shepparton Airport has been a hive of activity of recent times, with the floods in the Goulburn Valley really testing out the preparation of emergency services.
Mostly choppers, but a few fixed...
17th Feb 2022, 00:17
Replies: 19
Views: 5,190
Posted By mullokintyre

Vale Ben Buckley

Aviation Legend and permanent thorn in the side of CASA dictators, Ben Buckley, passed away last night.
A great bloke, and did a lot for back country aviation.
11th Sep 2021, 14:19
Replies: 134
Views: 20,390
Posted By mullokintyre

Got an email last week asking if I wanted to...

Got an email last week asking if I wanted to submit something for consulation re the proposed changes to airspace classification.
It was set up in such a way that the participant virtually had to...
4th Mar 2021, 11:15
Replies: 22
Views: 4,455
Posted By mullokintyre

There would be fewer infringements if ATC...

There would be fewer infringements if ATC controllers were more like Bob Newhart.
​​​​​​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUck4Q2_orQ
Mick
15th Jan 2021, 09:33
Replies: 15
Views: 3,187
Posted By mullokintyre

Thanks to the folk who responded. We had a...

Thanks to the folk who responded. We had a meeting with the council engineer, and we think we can come up with a plan to shift aircraft around before and after the workers arrive, and minimise...
14th Jan 2021, 00:24
Replies: 15
Views: 3,187
Posted By mullokintyre

Well, experience suggests that local government...

Well, experience suggests that local government withhold information on a consistent basis. Even though the aerodrome management committee (of which i am but one member), is supposed to act as a...
13th Jan 2021, 19:31
Replies: 15
Views: 3,187
Posted By mullokintyre

The aerodrome operator is saying the closure is...

The aerodrome operator is saying the closure is due to CASA requirements. Thats why I asked about other aerodrome 's experiences with upgrades.
13th Jan 2021, 03:33
Replies: 15
Views: 3,187
Posted By mullokintyre

CASA views on Runway Maintainance

The council owned airport at YSHT Shepparton Airport is going to get a new all singing all dancing taxiway that will run parallel to he northern end of 18/36.
At the the last aerodrome committee of...
18th Dec 2020, 08:02
Replies: 7
Views: 2,021
Posted By mullokintyre

Yep, he only has eleven acres now, not really...

Yep, he only has eleven acres now, not really enough for an airstrip, and there are a lot of old cars, and other "stuff" that might impinge on the entry/exit.
Mick
13th Dec 2020, 05:12
Replies: 7
Views: 2,021
Posted By mullokintyre

Theres an old (as in mid 90's) bloke who was a...

Theres an old (as in mid 90's) bloke who was a pilot and aircraft builder in his younger days who lives in Brim.
I promised to help him sort out some aircraft bits he wants to sell,.
Trouble is...
11th Dec 2020, 02:43
Replies: 7
Views: 2,021
Posted By mullokintyre

Home Grange ALA

There is an airstrip about 6 kms to the east of the tiny Victorian Town of Brim called Home Grange ALA.
It comes up on AVPLAN with the Designation Y03X.
Does anybody out there know the owner or...
15th May 2020, 02:34
Replies: 0
Views: 995
Posted By mullokintyre

Drone drongoes

Some moron posted a video of a drone coming rather close to the F-18's of the blue angels on a display flight.

Drone Close call...
13th May 2020, 04:38
Replies: 70
Views: 9,156
Posted By mullokintyre

I have written a post on this subject a few...

I have written a post on this subject a few times, but then decided against submitting.
But i think it is time.
Not being an IFR pilot, I don't know what half the people are talking about on this...
30th Apr 2020, 12:18
Replies: 44
Views: 7,756
Posted By mullokintyre

The single Comanche was equally guilty of...

The single Comanche was equally guilty of wheelbarrowing very quickly if you tried to hold it down.
I was co pilot in a Commanche 180 taking off from a very wet and gusty Narromine many years ago. ...
29th Apr 2020, 11:21
Replies: 44
Views: 7,756
Posted By mullokintyre

I have a foot in both camps. I built an RV9a, but...

I have a foot in both camps. I built an RV9a, but wished I had built a taildragger.
Mick
29th Apr 2020, 08:06
Replies: 44
Views: 7,756
Posted By mullokintyre

Most training wheel Vans RV pilots (excluding...

Most training wheel Vans RV pilots (excluding 10 and perhaps 14) will be advised to get the nosewheel off as soon as practical.
This is mainly due to the propensity of the shoddy RV nosewheel...
17th Apr 2020, 10:12
Replies: 7
Views: 2,509
Posted By mullokintyre

Theres no Antinovs here

Despite numerous photographs of the Antinov, the Aus Border Farce have denied any Antinovs landed in OZ.
From the OZ
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29th Aug 2019, 09:49
Replies: 2,489
Views: 1,065,116
Posted By mullokintyre

donations

Just added to the donations.
There are a number of MP's who fly.
Gordon Rich-Phillips is a Victorian state member from coalition who is a pilot.
John Wacka Williams is an RV pilot, who has...
7th Jun 2019, 00:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By mullokintyre

Drones in ACT

From ABC NEWS (https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-07/google-drones-could-have-a-monopoly-over-canberra-airspace/11188062)



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Wish I could share Dr Marino's optimism, but I fear CASA will...
23rd Apr 2019, 09:27
Replies: 38
Views: 11,500
Posted By mullokintyre

Sorry Lead, I don't speak in Riddles. If I look...

Sorry Lead, I don't speak in Riddles. If I look out of my window at home, look at the windsock on the farm strip, do me pre flight , take off and land at my neighbours eight miles away, why do I...
22nd Apr 2019, 13:03
Replies: 38
Views: 11,500
Posted By mullokintyre

Look if we are going to be technical, you don't...

Look if we are going to be technical, you don't need to log into NAIPS if its a local flight, say from one local unregistered airport to another unregistered airport.

Mick
19th Apr 2019, 03:08
Replies: 23
Views: 6,942
Posted By mullokintyre

The real issue here is, "Kaz, what the hell are...

The real issue here is, "Kaz, what the hell are doing reading right wing rags like QUADRANT?"
Mick
17th Apr 2019, 05:06
Replies: 38
Views: 11,500
Posted By mullokintyre

CASA going overboard again

I recently received the following email from CASA.
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Why do they insist I get another account to use the AviationWorx? Whats wrong with the existing account I have to access their ...
16th Mar 2019, 12:38
Replies: 2
Views: 1,270
Posted By mullokintyre

VALE FRANK PENDERGAST

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Frank Pendergast today.
For those who have frequented Shepparton Airport over the past 60 years, the ole bloke in the blue overalls has been...
2nd Jan 2019, 23:45
Replies: 123
Views: 16,284
Posted By mullokintyre

Those who suggest that the Big multinationals...

Those who suggest that the Big multinationals will flout the law anyway may be right.
unauthjorised sattelite launch...
28th Dec 2018, 22:05
Replies: 123
Views: 16,284
Posted By mullokintyre

CASA says air taxis within 5 years

From the ABC NEWS (https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-29/flying-taxis-could-be-in-australia-in-five-years/10672380)

Never get off the ground.
CASA will put so many regulatory hurdles in place...
19th Dec 2018, 23:17
Replies: 30
Views: 6,694
Posted By mullokintyre

LeadSled, I would take issue with that. If you...

LeadSled, I would take issue with that. If you are the owner builder of an experimental aircraft, you are entitled to do maintenance, repairs etc.
If built under the auspices of the SAAA, a...
19th Dec 2018, 22:53
Replies: 170
Views: 64,601
Posted By mullokintyre

The fact that any/many countrries have a...

The fact that any/many countrries have a localised version of international rules does not make them any better/worse than the original.
It would seem that the majority of non CASA aviation...
19th Dec 2018, 07:05
Replies: 37
Views: 5,972
Posted By mullokintyre

Because I was bored, I decided to look at the...

Because I was bored, I decided to look at the constitution of the the company that controls RAAUS.
Its a limited liability company limited by $1 per member.
There is nothing I could find in the...
25th Nov 2018, 12:42
Replies: 37
Views: 5,972
Posted By mullokintyre

Well, that would seem to fly in the face of the...

Well, that would seem to fly in the face of the statements made in the Magazine last year.
RAAUS MAGAZINE (https://issuu.com/raaus/docs/67_sport_pilot_mar_2017/17)

Mick
25th Nov 2018, 11:30
Replies: 37
Views: 5,972
Posted By mullokintyre

Can I ask where you got this info?? Been...

Can I ask where you got this info??
Been searching on RAAUS site and can't seem to find any mention of it.
Mick
20th Nov 2018, 02:47
Replies: 170
Views: 64,601
Posted By mullokintyre

Because the [email protected]#$WIT who made this decision...

Because the [email protected]#$WIT who made this decision retires in 12 months, so its longer his/her/its problem.
Mick
6th Nov 2018, 07:29
Replies: 44
Views: 5,679
Posted By mullokintyre

Most RAA Instructors would not have a clue about...

Most RAA Instructors would not have a clue about what IFR guys do, nor their approaches.
A student pilot has enough learning to do without having to learn about IFR approaches.
An RAA or student...
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