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13th Jan 2019, 23:40
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Posted By Forfoxake

IMHO, not the usual definition of the 'central...

IMHO, not the usual definition of the 'central belt'!
12th Dec 2018, 21:41
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Posted By Forfoxake

Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
6th Dec 2018, 16:30
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Posted By Forfoxake

On a similar theme, I currently fly light (LAA...

On a similar theme, I currently fly light (LAA permit) aircraft on a LAPL (A).

I understand that "Article 150 of ANO 2016 requires the holder of an EASA licence with a valid Single Engine Piston...
21st Nov 2018, 12:43
Replies: 40
Views: 6,956
Posted By Forfoxake

Agreed. Or Feshiebridge in an Easterly. ...

Agreed. Or Feshiebridge in an Easterly.

Nearly all the trickiest strips I have used in my Kitfox are not on the chart and not suitable for a 150 Aerobat anyway.

However, I think the shortest...
11th Oct 2018, 17:40
Replies: 451
Views: 60,415
Posted By Forfoxake

On "Eye of the Storm", the BBC Radio 5 Live blog,...

On "Eye of the Storm", the BBC Radio 5 Live blog, Tracey Curtis-Taylor said "I've been a member for 15 years" (of the LAA).

LAA AGM 2018 Motion 1 Supporting statement by Tracey Curtis-Taylor:...
8th Oct 2018, 10:24
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Views: 60,415
Posted By Forfoxake

I sincerely hope you are right, clareprop, and...

I sincerely hope you are right, clareprop, and LAA members will decisively reject Post-truth politics:Post-truth politics is a political culture in which debate is framed largely by appeals to...
30th Sep 2018, 12:20
Replies: 451
Views: 60,415
Posted By Forfoxake

No update yet on AGM information page on LAA...

No update yet on AGM information page on LAA website:


The Annual General Meeting of the Light Aircraft Association Ltd

will be held on

Sunday 21st October 2018

at
30th Sep 2018, 12:11
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,163,164
Posted By Forfoxake

Jonzarno wrote: "I carry no torch for Ms...

Jonzarno wrote:

"I carry no torch for Ms Curtis-Taylor, but some of the invective aimed at her and her supporters does IMHO go beyond the bounds of justifiable criticism. Undoubtedly her team will...
30th Sep 2018, 10:46
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Views: 1,163,164
Posted By Forfoxake

I have no objections to this suggestion but feel...

I have no objections to this suggestion but feel it will not be effective because
A) she will not reply
B) she can still cite the occasionally intemperate criticism in this giant thread but ignore...
25th Sep 2018, 18:18
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Views: 1,163,164
Posted By Forfoxake

Well said!

Well said!
25th Sep 2018, 15:32
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Posted By Forfoxake

Satcos Whipping Boy wrote: "Eitherway it is...

Satcos Whipping Boy wrote:

"Eitherway it is for members to decide both those who will vote by proxy and those who turn up on the day. The crucial point is that proxy votes are just as valid as...
23rd Sep 2018, 17:59
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Views: 1,163,164
Posted By Forfoxake

Having finally gotten round to reading Fate is...

Having finally gotten round to reading Fate is the Hunter by Ernest K Gann recently, I feel that one passage is particularly relevant to this whole affair.

The (civilian) pilot in question was...
18th Sep 2018, 17:04
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Posted By Forfoxake

I presume they are talking about the possibility...

I presume they are talking about the possibility of an attempt at the LAA Annual General Meeting to re-instate the LAA award rescinded from T C-T a couple of years back.

I was at her talk at the...
13th Sep 2018, 21:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By Forfoxake

There is a lot of truth in what you say but if...

There is a lot of truth in what you say but if you still have an Apollo Fox, which with a MAUW of 450kg would be classed as a microlight in the UK, I am a little surprised to see you pointing this...
1st Sep 2018, 16:57
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,163,164
Posted By Forfoxake

Very few questions and no awkward ones. Further...

Very few questions and no awkward ones. Further report to follow.
28th Aug 2018, 23:47
Replies: 32
Views: 3,047
Posted By Forfoxake

I have been in a D150 doing a loop but imho it is...

I have been in a D150 doing a loop but imho it is not aerobatic although it is a wonderful tourer.

I flew in a S10 Sakota years ago and really hated it, although it is very cheap! I think most...
28th Aug 2018, 21:26
Replies: 32
Views: 3,047
Posted By Forfoxake

Not really. I have only flown a Bolkow Junior and...

Not really. I have only flown a Bolkow Junior and a Vans RV-4 and not done aerobatics in either. However, the RV-4 is fast tourer too.

PS If you look at any permit aircraft, check that the...
28th Aug 2018, 18:14
Replies: 32
Views: 3,047
Posted By Forfoxake

You should definitely consider a permit aircraft....

You should definitely consider a permit aircraft.

Your budget does not quite stretch to an RV (4) or a two seat Pitts but how about a Skybolt, Christen Eagle II, Acro Sport 2, Starduster Too or a...
27th Aug 2018, 09:36
Replies: 5
Views: 6,043
Posted By Forfoxake

And perhaps it is this accident: "August 4,...

And perhaps it is this accident:

"August 4, 1955: American Airlines Flight 476, a CV-240-0 (N94221), crashed near Forney AAF, Missouri due to an engine fire caused by an uncontained engine failure...
27th Aug 2018, 09:33
Replies: 5
Views: 6,043
Posted By Forfoxake

Perhaps this is relevant:Post by Tom/CalClassic...

Perhaps this is relevant:Post by Tom/CalClassic on Oct 23, 2010 at 9:30pmHi,

I knew I shouldn't put away my Convair manual... https://storage.proboards.com/forum/images/smiley/smiley.png

The...
25th Aug 2018, 21:00
Replies: 25
Views: 4,275
Posted By Forfoxake

Landed at lovely Westmuir strip today and...

Landed at lovely Westmuir strip today and received very friendly welcome from Richie.

Only thing that confused me slightly was that there was a glider sitting in the very next field!

It turned...
24th Aug 2018, 21:26
Replies: 25
Views: 4,275
Posted By Forfoxake

Montrose Fly-in this weekend so will try to visit...

Montrose Fly-in this weekend so will try to visit this strip too! Will pm HighandPilot97.
9th Aug 2018, 12:20
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Forfoxake

I mentioned this a few weeks ago in the...

I mentioned this a few weeks ago in the "Interesting airfield with things to see/do nearby" thread but never thought to post the flyer. Well done!
PS It has been held every year for the last few...
7th Aug 2018, 12:52
Replies: 44
Views: 6,531
Posted By Forfoxake

" 'FI was delivered with twin fuel tanks but if...

" 'FI was delivered with twin fuel tanks but if they were full, you could not (legally) fly it 2 up as you would have been over the 390kg limit. "

I think that was why G-MYHG only had one fuel...
7th Aug 2018, 12:44
Replies: 44
Views: 13,841
Posted By Forfoxake

Although more relevant to partial failures after...

Although more relevant to partial failures after take-off, I think the following report from The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is instructive:Avoidable Accidents No. 3 - Managing partial power...
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