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15th Feb 2020, 10:00
Replies: 73
Views: 24,405
Posted By Jim59

False. If you check the official definition of...

False. If you check the official definition of what aircraft are it will become clear why not all aircraft are required to have airspeed indicators or machmeters.. If you had said aeroplane you...
9th Feb 2020, 14:31
Replies: 73
Views: 24,405
Posted By Jim59

Two New Records

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/02/09/storm-ciara-hits-britain-mph-wind-rain-travel/
Reporting at its best...

'This could be worst storm this century'
Storm Ciara threatens to be the worst of the...
7th Feb 2020, 17:02
Replies: 34
Views: 4,386
Posted By Jim59

A feature of these mainly-recreational discussion...

A feature of these mainly-recreational discussion boards is the Chinese Whisper effect that takes place and the resulting thread drift. It is part of the interest in following a thread and, perhaps,...
6th Feb 2020, 17:44
Replies: 34
Views: 4,386
Posted By Jim59

If you were a sailplane pilot you probably would...

If you were a sailplane pilot you probably would see a need. When working out if you can reach your destination on a glide your key numbers are your height above the airfield, the distance to run...
19th Jan 2020, 17:34
Replies: 41
Views: 4,585
Posted By Jim59

I put upwardly mobile on my CV...

I put upwardly mobile on my CV...
16th Jan 2020, 23:46
Replies: 31
Views: 3,188
Posted By Jim59

But not the one on landing on an occupied runway...

But not the one on landing on an occupied runway without ATC permission. I raised it with the CAA once - pointing out that gliders don't have the option of going around in most cases and that...
6th Jan 2020, 18:42
Replies: 31
Views: 3,188
Posted By Jim59

At a commercial airport why would you land on the...

At a commercial airport why would you land on the numbers when commercial aircraft land in the marked touchdown zone further up the runway?

Landing at a commercial airport in a Robin, with jet...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Dec 2019, 11:34
Replies: 1,635
Views: 2,257,415
Posted By Jim59

poldek77...

poldek77 (https://www.pprune.org/members/192348-poldek77) give us a break. It might have been funny first timr...
15th Dec 2019, 11:32
Replies: 30
Views: 14,544
Posted By Jim59

False if you are a US citizen.

False if you are a US citizen.
6th Dec 2019, 10:59
Replies: 22
Views: 4,293
Posted By Jim59

The prop is a solid so it is not cavitating. ...

The prop is a solid so it is not cavitating.
The noise is probaly the air stalling around the blades. Some people call that cavitating but it's not.
4th Dec 2019, 10:45
Replies: 26
Views: 3,884
Posted By Jim59

My understanding (from TRIG) is that their TT21...

My understanding (from TRIG) is that their TT21 transponder when pretty busy consumes about 320 milliamps from a 12 volt battery so a dedicated 7A/h 12V battery when new could, theoretically, keep it...
24th Nov 2019, 13:41
Replies: 55
Views: 7,772
Posted By Jim59

It is illegal to move seats as described. ANO...

It is illegal to move seats as described. ANO 2016 article 70. CAP 393 5th edition March 2019. European law has similar regulation.
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Sep 2019, 10:46
Replies: 66
Views: 27,959
Posted By Jim59

1. At those levels they are unlikely to be...

1. At those levels they are unlikely to be orbiting (as in thermalling), more probably in wave where their airspeed almost matches the windspeed so are almost stationary.

2. Even those gliders...
9th Sep 2019, 10:34
Replies: 13
Views: 1,341
Posted By Jim59

In my glider I use a T&S manufactured in 12/1962,...

In my glider I use a T&S manufactured in 12/1962, overhauled in 2006 and again this year. Works fine. My horizon is also well over 10 years old. I would guess 20+ years old and certainly not...
9th Sep 2019, 10:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By Jim59

Some are difficult to read in sunlight. Was...

Some are difficult to read in sunlight. Was using one once when on O2 above FL150 when I noted saturation down well below 80% and wondered why I was able to note that fact. Turned out I was reading...
8th Sep 2019, 11:42
Replies: 169
Views: 194,361
Posted By Jim59

Assuming no increase in ceiling.

Assuming no increase in ceiling.
6th Sep 2019, 10:44
Replies: 13
Views: 3,784
Posted By Jim59

[/left] I suggest you ask this question on...

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I suggest you ask this question on Glider Pilot.net https://uras.gliderpilot.net/ (https://uras.gliderpilot.net/)
It is the main forum for glider pilots and tug pilots. You could also...
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Sep 2019, 10:33
Replies: 145
Views: 58,910
Posted By Jim59

Look at the NOTAMs. Airfields which are closed...

Look at the NOTAMs. Airfields which are closed for 2 hour periods gives a clue.
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Aug 2019, 20:56
Replies: 21
Views: 6,357
Posted By Jim59

If that were to be true there wouldn't be a...

If that were to be true there wouldn't be a problem...
25th Jul 2019, 11:13
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,201,012
Posted By Jim59

I don't buy this average pilot stuff. If the trim...

I don't buy this average pilot stuff. If the trim can only be operated by a pilot with average strength or higher, in some circumstances, then assuming a normal distribution of strength then 50% of...
9th Jul 2019, 11:51
Replies: 27
Views: 4,883
Posted By Jim59

My single glider is optimised for the lightest...

My single glider is optimised for the lightest pilot in our syndicate by having lead weights (factory) fitted inside the tail wheel so as to reduce drag at normal cruise. In addition it has a water...
28th Jun 2019, 22:55
Replies: 1
Views: 1,698
Posted By Jim59

TAG Heuer Customer Service United Kingdom - Home...

TAG Heuer Customer Service United Kingdom - Home (http://customer-service.tagheuer.com/en-gb/home)

Tag Heuer Repair | Battery Replacement| Strap Replacement | Watch Repair UK...
8th Jun 2019, 14:33
Replies: 33
Views: 25,904
Posted By Jim59

Not always. EASA gliders (and yes gliders are...

Not always. EASA gliders (and yes gliders are aircraft) with markings in compliance with EU regulation 1592/2002 carry the REGISTRATION on each side of the fusalage and under one (port) wing. The...
5th Jun 2019, 10:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,519
Posted By Jim59

Browsing the Aircraft Icing Handbook (New Zealand...

Browsing the Aircraft Icing Handbook (New Zealand CAA) will give you a good start. Typing 'Aircraft Icing' into a search engine will find plenty of other authoratative sources....
31st May 2019, 12:11
Replies: 18
Views: 3,185
Posted By Jim59

The UK assignments of SSR codes are documented in...

The UK assignments of SSR codes are documented in the UK IAIP at
NATS | AIS - Home (http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com/public/index.php%3Foption=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=165&Itemid=3.html)
The...
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