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5th Dec 2022, 00:08
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By triadic

Sad, but true. Even as far back as 2000 it was...

Sad, but true. Even as far back as 2000 it was said that someone passing a CPL then would not have passed a PPL a decade or so earlier. I don't believe it has improved since (??)

One other issue...
30th Oct 2022, 03:35
Replies: 29
Views: 8,903
Posted By triadic

Don't know about Maurice, but Doug is retired on...

Don't know about Maurice, but Doug is retired on the Sunny Coast - had an Airtourer for a long time. Flew out of Darwin and Mildura on Shorts 330/360 and Dash8.

They were great times when you knew...
10th Sep 2022, 03:14
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By triadic

Have a look at the CASA org chart on their web...

Have a look at the CASA org chart on their web page.
Avmed does not get a mention. It is one section that should have a direct report to the DAS. I wonder how much gets thru to that level??
18th Aug 2022, 01:46
Replies: 43
Views: 4,468
Posted By triadic

YLEG is an ALA and NOTAMs are not issued for...

YLEG is an ALA and NOTAMs are not issued for ALA's unless something special, then under the AREA heading.
18th Aug 2022, 01:31
Replies: 74
Views: 8,480
Posted By triadic

Note that the read back of "link words" is not...

Note that the read back of "link words" is not required, nor is the area QNH.
29th Jul 2022, 12:02
Replies: 10
Views: 2,357
Posted By triadic

Gee! you are young. Cid was the OIC back when...

Gee! you are young. Cid was the OIC back when the courses were single digits in the late 60's. Yes, they were the days and I can still type, but maybe not as fast!!
7th Jul 2022, 04:33
Replies: 31
Views: 2,966
Posted By triadic

ASA wants Class E to 6500 on East Coast

Following just sent out by CASA:
6th Jul 2022, 12:42
Replies: 31
Views: 4,308
Posted By triadic

Of course, a full length parallel taxiway at BNA...

Of course, a full length parallel taxiway at BNA would help with the traffic, even if only part of it was for GA (<5700kg). Let's see the Council work on that as part of the fix.

As for a tower,...
20th Jun 2022, 03:10
Replies: 31
Views: 4,308
Posted By triadic

Gne you may well be correct. The issue now is...

Gne you may well be correct. The issue now is how to change it? The OAR for better or worse is buried inside CASA with no direct report to the CEO. Sadly she must lean on the senior managers (in...
20th Jun 2022, 02:58
Replies: 31
Views: 4,308
Posted By triadic

Yes, what a calamity (!) that was! He almost...

Yes, what a calamity (!) that was! He almost destroyed the then RAPAC process by not wanting to engage or consult on almost anything. Many had a party when he was shown the door.
19th Jun 2022, 05:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,793
Posted By triadic

43" your points are valid. What is needed here...

43" your points are valid. What is needed here is some lateral thinking with the design of the control zone (D). It does not have to be a circle and like in the US could be just 5nm at ground level...
14th Jun 2022, 02:50
Replies: 12
Views: 2,717
Posted By triadic

I remember Roy well. He was instructing at RVAC...

I remember Roy well. He was instructing at RVAC in 1966 and checked me out in formation flying in May of that year. In those times the instructors always put their licence number under the...
12th May 2022, 07:21
Replies: 30
Views: 3,469
Posted By triadic

Part of the "problem" is that CASA is really CARA...

Part of the "problem" is that CASA is really CARA as it applies to regulation and not safety. I am advised that many organisations that have safety in their name actually do not promote safety....
1st May 2022, 14:04
Replies: 11
Views: 2,113
Posted By triadic

Switch to US Regulations.....

PLEDGE TO FORCE A SWITCH TO US REGULATIONS IN RESPONSE TO GENERAL AVIATION 'MAYDAY' CALLSenator Rex Patrick - media release 1May22



I'm surprised that this has not had a mention yet... will be...
29th Apr 2022, 06:20
Replies: 112
Views: 17,405
Posted By triadic

The airport runway is the most important main...

The airport runway is the most important main street in any town..

This title has been around for some years and is from the USA. see these links:

https://slideplayer.com/slide/1582249/

or...
17th Apr 2022, 02:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By triadic

Do you know what RPM they are doing and what the...

Do you know what RPM they are doing and what the TBO is??
10th Apr 2022, 14:06
Replies: 293
Views: 57,549
Posted By triadic

Information about, suggests that a remote tower...

Information about, suggests that a remote tower is no cheaper to operate.

What is needed is an amendment to the Act that would allow contract (private) towers - that may be a cheaper option but is...
6th Apr 2022, 13:42
Replies: 6
Views: 2,346
Posted By triadic

A magnificent read. Well written and unable to...

A magnificent read. Well written and unable to put down.

My Father worked for the British Phosphate Commission (BPC) as a Captain on their ships brining the phosphate back to Australia pre WWII...
3rd Apr 2022, 02:11
Replies: 108
Views: 8,900
Posted By triadic

So what about this? ...

So what about this?
https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/automatic-dependent-surveillance-broadcast-rebate-program...
2nd Apr 2022, 15:50
Replies: 108
Views: 8,900
Posted By triadic

Not much coverage below 3000ft...

Not much coverage below 3000ft https://www.airservicesaustralia.com/about-us/projects/ads-b/ads-b-coverage/. There are many locations with frequent high traffic levels that do not have low level...
1st Apr 2022, 07:25
Replies: 72
Views: 11,212
Posted By triadic

For info, a proposal went thru AVSEF (the RAPAC...

For info, a proposal went thru AVSEF (the RAPAC replacement) late last year suggesting for a number of good reasons that the term MBZ be returned for what is now a described as a BA. It had the...
1st Apr 2022, 06:28
Replies: 108
Views: 8,900
Posted By triadic

One of my American friends once told me that many...

One of my American friends once told me that many GA pilots fly in E the much the same way some here do in G.... take off, clear the CTAF, turn the radio down on whatever frequency and listen to...
30th Mar 2022, 03:35
Replies: 28
Views: 3,923
Posted By triadic

Geoff, wise words as usual. As I have said...

Geoff, wise words as usual.

As I have said in another post, part of the ATS problem I believe is culture shift and the other part related to airspace management and design is related to ego's...
30th Mar 2022, 02:52
Replies: 293
Views: 57,549
Posted By triadic

The Ballina problem is not about to go away...

The Ballina problem is not about to go away anytime soon as the politics within both Airservices and CASA (not to mention the Department of Transport) are not addressing the real problem for reasons...
30th Mar 2022, 01:09
Replies: 81
Views: 11,566
Posted By triadic

It's a culture change! Sometime over the...

It's a culture change!

Sometime over the past 30 or so years the use of "Captain" has been changed by those that see it somewhat differently to those that are older. This seems to be a sign of the...
8th Mar 2022, 11:55
Replies: 23
Views: 4,963
Posted By triadic

The style of the page is very poor and obviously...

The style of the page is very poor and obviously designed by someone NOT in the aviation industry. Go to the contact us page and then try and make a comment on the page or a problem on the page, you...
25th Feb 2022, 06:01
Replies: 18
Views: 3,175
Posted By triadic

The following quote from Australian Flying - the...

The following quote from Australian Flying - the last mInute Hitch 25 Feb 2022 - well said!
19th Feb 2022, 11:54
Replies: 19
Views: 5,279
Posted By triadic

Some more on Ben.... RIP ...

Some more on Ben.... RIP

https://www.rmwilliams.com.au/outback-stories/the-high-flying-rebel.html?lang=en_AU
2nd Feb 2022, 02:39
Replies: 23
Views: 4,499
Posted By triadic

Was there any mention of price/cost or validity...

Was there any mention of price/cost or validity period? Both likely to get worse if only one organisation doing it.....??
1st Feb 2022, 03:48
Replies: 23
Views: 4,499
Posted By triadic

The issue is it is too expensive and does not...

The issue is it is too expensive and does not last long enough - there is no equivalent for GA ops in the USA where all this started.

Maybe you can afford it, but there is many that can't. Many...
30th Jan 2022, 01:28
Replies: 23
Views: 4,499
Posted By triadic

Well, it is about time they did. This is not a...

Well, it is about time they did. This is not a security issue, but a political one.
The sad part is the number of votes in GA is small when compared with other "issues" and it is votes that give...
29th Jan 2022, 05:34
Replies: 23
Views: 4,499
Posted By triadic

The unintended consequences of the ASIC have...

The unintended consequences of the ASIC have never been addressed by the Government. Until they are, the requirement to have one at rural airports will continue to destroy GA.
26th Dec 2021, 04:58
Replies: 29
Views: 3,713
Posted By triadic

At that time the RVAC had a PA28, RVK which was...

At that time the RVAC had a PA28, RVK which was set up for IFR training. It had a removable internal screen which was tinted and fitted inside the windscreen. When IF training the student would wear...
25th Dec 2021, 12:39
Replies: 29
Views: 3,713
Posted By triadic

Back to the diary..... yes, my error, Stan passed...

Back to the diary..... yes, my error, Stan passed away on 12 sep 2000. I went to the funeral in Burwood and had to travel to get there. I just had the wrong home in mind as I thought it was prior...
24th Dec 2021, 23:25
Replies: 29
Views: 3,713
Posted By triadic

yarrayarra - thanks for your contribution. I...

yarrayarra - thanks for your contribution. I have fond memories flying with Roy doing formation traininng.
The ASD article to which you refer for the benefit of other readers is ASD 54 Jan 1968...
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