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17th Mar 2013, 20:50
Replies: 6
Views: 2,074
Posted By stiknruda

Arc - my team use SkyDemon on mini ipads. You...

Arc - my team use SkyDemon on mini ipads. You are v welcome to borrow mine and try it out. We mount them using RAM accoutrements! Obviously we carry paper charts but recently these haven't left...
6th Mar 2013, 16:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By stiknruda

Thank you, all. Duff gen - Sam not Cecil and...

Thank you, all.

Duff gen - Sam not Cecil and doh, it was WW1.

Apologies.

Stik
5th Mar 2013, 20:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By stiknruda

Another WWII Aircrew help post!

I've asked for help a couple of times and been astounded by the kindness and speed of responses.

Trying to trace the service history of 2 brothers, believed to be WWII service pilots.

Charles...
27th Feb 2013, 20:55
Replies: 12
Views: 6,087
Posted By stiknruda

Noisy Cockpit Environment - Intercom/Radio

Just bought a new to me Pitts - it's noisy, the radio is hard to hear - the intercom is shocking.

Were money no object (and obviously it is!) what is the best tried and tested combination?
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6th Dec 2012, 18:50
Replies: 0
Views: 497
Posted By stiknruda

Private Flying in Gujurat

Are aircraft available for rental to foreigners?

Are there any aerobatic aircraft there for rental?

Thank you


Stik
5th Dec 2012, 20:51
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By stiknruda

Private Flying in Gujurat

Any first hand experience?

Any idea of aerobatic aircraft that are available for rental?

There is a sound reason for these questions!


Stik
29th Oct 2012, 21:00
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By stiknruda

I'd also ensure that the earth connection (base...

I'd also ensure that the earth connection (base plate to fuselage) of the starter solenoid was clean and shiny.

If it's been fine but it's now degrading it could be aluminium dash 4 cable but...
4th Oct 2012, 19:19
Replies: 180
Views: 25,686
Posted By stiknruda

I joined as GD/N - immediately saw the light...

I joined as GD/N - immediately saw the light after reading the 1930's top-seller, Stick And Rudder by Langesweiche.
23rd Sep 2012, 17:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By stiknruda

Form1

If the engines were built with STC'd components then a Form 1 would be issued. If a potential LAA builder wants some gucci bits that are not STC'd then obviously a Form1 would not be issued.

I...
23rd Sep 2012, 09:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By stiknruda

Lyc 360s

I have two engines - both 360's. One could be 180hp the other 200. If I were to swap the crank out I am sure I could make one 160hp.

Mechanical genius? I don't think so. Fordaire will do the...
20th Sep 2012, 15:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By stiknruda

Gosh - that never occurred to me:E Stik!!

Gosh - that never occurred to me:E

Stik!!
20th Sep 2012, 15:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By stiknruda

RV Engine

I have the perfect engine for an RV in the UK. Where would you suggest that I advertise it?


Stik
17th Sep 2012, 15:32
Replies: 158
Views: 35,401
Posted By stiknruda

And from the ground

These at Seething taken beautifully by John Allan. Loads more plus videos on our website: Aerobatic Display Team | Wildcat Aerobatics (http://www.wildcataerobatics.com)
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17th Sep 2012, 13:00
Replies: 158
Views: 35,401
Posted By stiknruda

A couple more of Wildcat Formation

http://www.wildcataerobatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Jorgo1.jpg

http://www.wildcataerobatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Jorgo2.jpg
...
19th Aug 2012, 18:50
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By stiknruda

I attended one in Bracknell several years ago and...

I attended one in Bracknell several years ago and was frankly disappointed.

The content did not help me understand the weather or assist in my VFR planning. It concentrated on how they modelled...
8th Aug 2012, 20:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By stiknruda

New GPS sought

I'm considering replacing my trusted Pilot III that I've had for 15 years! Technology has moved on a long way and admittedly I DO NOT use it for primary nav, I refer to a paper chart (these days...
8th Aug 2012, 20:40
Replies: 24
Views: 12,332
Posted By stiknruda

I would NOT put it in the central htg system! CH...

I would NOT put it in the central htg system! CH boilers are expecting the low volatility of a heptane ring not the bang power of an octane one.

MJ: JetA-1 and htg paraffin come out of the...
8th Aug 2012, 18:16
Replies: 24
Views: 12,332
Posted By stiknruda

It's been in a bowser - the issue is that bowsers...

It's been in a bowser - the issue is that bowsers and not drums are vented - most modern vents are pressure activated.

When the stuff expands, the "high notes" evaporate first and this reduces the...
5th Aug 2012, 06:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,449
Posted By stiknruda

Wind Direction

Your sequence will have the wind on it!

Therefore it will dictate which figures are flown into wind, downwind and across the wind.

At the briefing you will be told where the box is and what...
4th Aug 2012, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,449
Posted By stiknruda

First thing - look at the figures and reassure...

First thing - look at the figures and reassure yourself that you've practiced them all recently! Nothing as scarey as seeing something you've never flown as that will screw up your calculations.
...
4th Aug 2012, 20:43
Replies: 89
Views: 6,239
Posted By stiknruda

A CONFESSION

FB1971

I learnt to fly in the RAF in the late 70's and then had a 10 year break before I obtained my civvy licence in 92 in a small African country. I aced groundschool & exams, amazed my...
4th Aug 2012, 19:10
Replies: 21
Views: 3,950
Posted By stiknruda

You could go to the BAeA site and find Aerobatics...

You could go to the BAeA site and find Aerobatics buddies (my brain-child!) near you and get them to help locally. I vaguely know RR at Cranfield - he seems v good but I have never flown with him!
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4th Aug 2012, 18:52
Replies: 5
Views: 2,332
Posted By stiknruda

When Budd Davisson taught me to land the Pitts -...

When Budd Davisson taught me to land the Pitts - he took air out of the 500x5.00 tyres. Book says 35psi - Budd has down at 20 as it helped damp the landing but the increased footprint was...
4th Aug 2012, 13:05
Replies: 21
Views: 3,950
Posted By stiknruda

Totally concur.:O Stik

Totally concur.:O

Stik
3rd Aug 2012, 22:21
Replies: 21
Views: 3,950
Posted By stiknruda

Foxxie!! If the OP lives in Ulster, the...

Foxxie!!

If the OP lives in Ulster, the Western Isles or Cornwall - then perhaps a trip to UH is too much of an ask for an initiate!

Nothing more than that. He doesn't need a flight school for...
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