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13th Mar 2012, 03:36
Replies: 13
Views: 3,008
Posted By bushy

Cool Bushy is alive and well. Only the good die young.

I have retired in Alice Springs where the living is easy. I visit cities occasionally but don't like those traffic wars and other nonsense that goes on in cities.
I now teach seniors how to use...
7th Apr 2011, 04:12
Replies: 10,254
Views: 2,966,921
Posted By bushy

Using a GPS in a 195 is obscene. If you blokes...

Using a GPS in a 195 is obscene. If you blokes were real airmen you would be able to navigate using a pencil and paper and one of those sliderule things.
11th Mar 2011, 06:28
Replies: 45
Views: 8,096
Posted By bushy

????

Are our government aviation organiations investigating and regulating or manipulating? Are they really impartial?
11th Mar 2011, 00:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,757
Posted By bushy

Nobody won!

Nobody won in 89. Everyone lost a lot.
And it is a very sad fact that many of the people involved are not mature enough to discuss this subject sensibly. I hope they can now.
10th Mar 2011, 10:16
Replies: 110
Views: 21,435
Posted By bushy

Other Australian workers are next!

If Qantas can employ people on overseas awards then other workers will be next. There is a free trade agreement with NZ and America may be next. All australians can be undercut by overseas workers if...
10th Mar 2011, 08:24
Replies: 66
Views: 7,343
Posted By bushy

Spin training is essential

I remember, when the dinosaurs roamed the earth, I had been training with the gliding club, doing five minute flights with winch tows. Progress was too slow so I went to the aero club and soloed in...
3rd Feb 2011, 10:36
Replies: 30
Views: 3,527
Posted By bushy

This is an important thread. People are (mostly)...

This is an important thread. People are (mostly) logically discussing an important subject, and there is useful information being presented.

Training is expensive, and is a valuable asset if you...
3rd Feb 2011, 07:54
Replies: 64
Views: 13,393
Posted By bushy

If you take the NDB's out you can expect SAR...

If you take the NDB's out you can expect SAR costs to go up.
There are about 10,000 non airline aircraft.
3rd Feb 2011, 07:15
Replies: 35
Views: 3,401
Posted By bushy

This thread is rediculous. Only one or ywo posts...

This thread is rediculous. Only one or ywo posts have logical discussion. The rest are just dick bashing.
Juvenile junk.
27th Jan 2011, 13:18
Replies: 109
Views: 19,203
Posted By bushy

Motorcycles are bad for you. They are also...

Motorcycles are bad for you. They are also wonderful for you!...Billy Commelly.
9th Jan 2011, 16:29
Replies: 45
Views: 6,044
Posted By bushy

An aviation safety magazine will be ineffective...

An aviation safety magazine will be ineffective if it prints nonsense, because it will not be respected by pilots. The industry needs a serious, quality magazine. A good one can be a very useful...
9th Jan 2011, 16:00
Replies: 57
Views: 9,286
Posted By bushy

I remember a talk by a psychologist from...

I remember a talk by a psychologist from Farnborough who had been involved in accident investigation. He described how a crew had made a wheels up landing, and the captain had remarked "there's...
2nd Jan 2011, 02:34
Replies: 10,254
Views: 2,966,921
Posted By bushy

Most of the public think light aircraft are only...

Most of the public think light aircraft are only toys for rich boys. They do not realise that they are one of Australia's important transport systems.
2nd Jan 2011, 02:23
Replies: 147
Views: 21,506
Posted By bushy

PA31's have been operating legally and...

PA31's have been operating legally and effectively in Alice Springs for about 40 years. And still do.
Alice Springs is 1789 feet amsl and has many 40 degree days.
Yes you do need long airstrips...
1st Jan 2011, 04:33
Replies: 10,254
Views: 2,966,921
Posted By bushy

Ando 1 bar I once flew insurance assessors to a...

Ando 1 bar
I once flew insurance assessors to a station in South Australia.
A caravan (the kind that you tow) had been shattered and spread across the plain like confetti. Only the wheels were...
1st Jan 2011, 01:20
Replies: 10,254
Views: 2,966,921
Posted By bushy

You will be able to help. Lots of people will be...

You will be able to help. Lots of people will be broke ad homeles for months. They will need help.
31st Dec 2010, 13:59
Replies: 147
Views: 21,506
Posted By bushy

Mr. Jober. I suggest you look at Australian P...

Mr. Jober.
I suggest you look at Australian P charts for both aeroplanes.
31st Dec 2010, 07:30
Replies: 147
Views: 21,506
Posted By bushy

For many years our Navajos and chieftains cruised...

For many years our Navajos and chieftains cruised at 180 knots, and the P68 cruised at 155 kts.
The P68 is much like a twin engine C206. It will fly from alice springs to Adeelaide (720 nm) at night...
24th Nov 2010, 05:22
Replies: 15
Views: 2,645
Posted By bushy

CASA has always appeared to be part of the Qantas...

CASA has always appeared to be part of the Qantas cheer squad.
They look like a Qantas subsidiary.
24th Nov 2010, 03:20
Replies: 168
Views: 18,039
Posted By bushy

I remember my brother and I flying a tripacer the...

I remember my brother and I flying a tripacer the length of New Zealand and back without once using the radio. We both had PPL's, and I was a radio technician, but we did not have that little peice...
22nd Nov 2010, 06:02
Replies: 168
Views: 18,039
Posted By bushy

There IS a generation gap. And it is HUGE! That...

There IS a generation gap. And it is HUGE!
That is as it was in the beginning, is now, and forever shall be.
We can live with the generation gap. Thank god we do have some new thinkers in the...
21st Nov 2010, 10:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By bushy

There is so much bullshit, changes, paperwork etc...

There is so much bullshit, changes, paperwork etc that retirees can't get away from it quick enough, and do not want any more. Yes, they go fishing. (nnless they live in Alice Springs.)
15th Nov 2010, 03:19
Replies: 67
Views: 11,648
Posted By bushy

Has anyone ever wondered why the RFDS can operate...

Has anyone ever wondered why the RFDS can operate light aircraft safely in outback Australia, using modern aircraft and paying fair wages when much of the GA industry does not?

Is there a level...
15th Nov 2010, 03:04
Replies: 67
Views: 11,648
Posted By bushy

And the airliners that fly around this country...

And the airliners that fly around this country have flown about three times as many hours as the 35 year old chieftain has.
There is much wisdom (and some nonsense) on this thread.
In the days of...
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