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19th Oct 2019, 08:55
Replies: 13
Views: 2,516
Posted By mendi63

em nau, tok tru!

em nau, tok tru!
7th Aug 2019, 22:01
Replies: 26
Views: 3,688
Posted By mendi63

The cutout is for the cabin heater exhaust.

The cutout is for the cabin heater exhaust.
29th Aug 2018, 03:04
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

We used to fly gold from Wau to Lae at Macair in...

We used to fly gold from Wau to Lae at Macair in the 70's. I recall walking through our terminal one morning and tripped over a couple of canvas bags lying on the floor. I asked the traffic officer...
14th Aug 2018, 08:53
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

P2-COC just needs a quick cut & polish:}

P2-COC just needs a quick cut & polish:}
3rd Aug 2018, 07:48
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Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

It was P2-PNO after PNG and became SEA with...

It was P2-PNO after PNG and became SEA with Talair. It was easy to change the "G" to an "O"

The history with photos is here. (http://www.pc-6.com/history/584.htm#)
3rd Aug 2018, 04:17
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

P2-CAA (S/N BB-415) was built in 1979 as N2067M....

P2-CAA (S/N BB-415) was built in 1979 as N2067M. It then became P2-PNG, then P2-PNH (both ex-Macair Porter rego's) and finally P2-CAA.
2nd Aug 2018, 04:12
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Posted By mendi63

Yes P2-NWA was previously KSA and is S/N BB-1527....

Yes P2-NWA was previously KSA and is S/N BB-1527.

A fire extinguisher discharged in the cabin a couple of years ago and they had trouble getting the cabin door open as the door seals had glued...
11th Apr 2018, 05:04
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

I will never forget the great times we had...

I will never forget the great times we had fishing at Bensbach or the numerous evenings he would drive up from the Gold Coast and we would spend a convivial evening at the RQAC bar or when he would...
21st Mar 2017, 02:05
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

aka "The Morobe Muscle Man"?

aka "The Morobe Muscle Man"?
27th Nov 2016, 23:29
Replies: 85
Views: 32,134
Posted By mendi63

The fixed wing fleet got a new paint job. Have a...

The fixed wing fleet got a new paint job. Have a look at www.swa.com.pg
26th Nov 2016, 22:02
Replies: 85
Views: 32,134
Posted By mendi63

None in PNG as of 1st November 2016.

None in PNG as of 1st November 2016.
25th Aug 2016, 23:31
Replies: 38
Views: 9,070
Posted By mendi63

I hope they had an MEL for the windscreen wipers...

I hope they had an MEL for the windscreen wipers and an EO to remove the main gear doors.
10th Jun 2015, 12:48
Replies: 201
Views: 18,063
Posted By mendi63

The first paragraph of SB643B states: (my...

The first paragraph of SB643B states:

(my bolding).

Whilst it is a few years since I worked with Australian Rules, I cannot see how a LAME can get around that statement. Where I work that...
24th May 2014, 05:15
Replies: 1,694
Views: 4,041,828
Posted By mendi63

There is some more information on that aircraft...

There is some more information on that aircraft here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_Super_V).
18th Apr 2014, 02:24
Replies: 720
Views: 49,229
Posted By mendi63

Are you referring to sleeve valve engines e.g....

Are you referring to sleeve valve engines e.g. Bristol Hercules, Centaurus and others?
6th May 2013, 01:15
Replies: 9
Views: 2,135
Posted By mendi63

The aircraft was fitted with Bristol floats. I...

The aircraft was fitted with Bristol floats. I seem to recall that the nosewheel swivels up and over the front of the float and lays on the top. The mainwheel retracts mostly into the float with a...
1st May 2013, 22:28
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

It was PNH that buggered up at Kanabea in 74...

It was PNH that buggered up at Kanabea in 74 Tinny.

Thanks for posting these CAC_sabre they brought back a lot of good memories.
23rd Apr 2013, 01:16
Replies: 5
Views: 4,375
Posted By mendi63

Anyone got any photos?

Anyone got any photos?
19th Feb 2013, 09:46
Replies: 58
Views: 16,734
Posted By mendi63

Aerometrex Beech V35TC - VH-MQS Cessna...

Aerometrex

Beech V35TC - VH-MQS
Cessna 320D - VH-AIY

1980's - 1990's
23rd Oct 2012, 23:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By mendi63

Don't hold your breath waiting for one:ugh:

Don't hold your breath waiting for one:ugh:
16th Feb 2012, 21:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,401
Posted By mendi63

Col Pay purchased Cessna 310R, VH-PAS new in 1977.

Col Pay purchased Cessna 310R, VH-PAS new in 1977.
14th Nov 2011, 00:49
Replies: 9
Views: 2,197
Posted By mendi63

You also need to push the big red button...

You also need to push the big red button (feathering pump)

Maybe someone removed the MASTER rod as it is no longer P.C.:rolleyes:
4th Jun 2011, 11:58
Replies: 37
Views: 6,322
Posted By mendi63

In the mid 70's Blackjack arrived at Scone in a...

In the mid 70's Blackjack arrived at Scone in a "Pig" for fuel with a load of one day old chicks bound for somewhere out west and asked if we could look at one of his engines which had low oil...
14th Apr 2011, 10:17
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

I agree that there are quite a few Maciar pilots...

I agree that there are quite a few Maciar pilots that didn't fly for Talair on the list.

However Matthew Dwyer is missing from the list. He died on 21/6/10.
21st Mar 2011, 05:11
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,534,112
Posted By mendi63

Macair owned an Aztec - I think the registration...

Macair owned an Aztec - I think the registration was VH-SRP - and was sold to the SDA church in 72/73.
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