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21st Nov 2016, 15:53
Replies: 18
Views: 5,602
Posted By Croqueteer

I'm probably breaking one of the fundamental...

I'm probably breaking one of the fundamental privacy rules of pprune here by hi-jacking this account (password variety was not one of my dad's strongpoints), but my mum and I would just like to...
2nd Nov 2016, 09:57
Replies: 60
Views: 10,410
Posted By Croqueteer

Bone-some? Go for it, and a parachute. The Chippy...

Bone-some? Go for it, and a parachute. The Chippy is designed for one.:)
31st Oct 2016, 19:47
Replies: 18
Views: 3,466
Posted By Croqueteer

Jodel!:ok:

Jodel!:ok:
31st Oct 2016, 10:06
Replies: 24
Views: 7,996
Posted By Croqueteer

Renault

If you haven't changed your engine yet, I would suggest keeping the Renault, as it is a smoother and more economical engine that the Gipsy. You can always change in the future if needed. The airstart...
7th Oct 2016, 16:40
Replies: 61
Views: 19,681
Posted By Croqueteer

AD, I don't know. Pontius, as you know it is time...

AD, I don't know. Pontius, as you know it is time on task that counts. I seem to remember that the Nimrod needed a transit of 500nms to exceed the Shacks time on task, but the Atlantique would beat...
2nd Oct 2016, 20:25
Replies: 61
Views: 19,681
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:I believe the French are renovating the...

:ok:I believe the French are renovating the Atlantique for another 30years' life. That is what we should have had to replace the Shack, we could have had twice as many for less than half the price.
29th Sep 2016, 09:11
Replies: 105
Views: 16,081
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:With RAF, airline and light aircraft flying...

:ok:With RAF, airline and light aircraft flying life I would estimate that the Ace/W----r ratio is about the same in each category.
3rd Sep 2016, 17:49
Replies: 65
Views: 22,385
Posted By Croqueteer

Sumburgh

I've just remembered, the pic of IM landing on 33 was taken by one of our LSI staff, Danny Lesley. Danny is a true Shetlander, he was also "Chief Guiser" at Up Helly Aye one year.Our LSI staff were...
1st Sep 2016, 20:17
Replies: 65
Views: 22,385
Posted By Croqueteer

One of my better landings at Sumburgh about 1985...

One of my better landings at Sumburgh about 1985 in G-APIM I think, on runway 35.
27th May 2016, 20:27
Replies: 44
Views: 6,231
Posted By Croqueteer

:confused:Thanks, Jetblu. My collegue and I are...

:confused:Thanks, Jetblu. My collegue and I are in the same position, but we only have medical declarations and NPPLs. Did the CAA mention that senario?
19th Apr 2016, 22:00
Replies: 39
Views: 26,203
Posted By Croqueteer

;)I remember your incident, Ciderman. I think I...

;)I remember your incident, Ciderman. I think I was there the next day. Happy days!
11th Jan 2016, 19:59
Replies: 33
Views: 7,562
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:Spot on staircase. The problem was that when...

:ok:Spot on staircase. The problem was that when the Shack replacment was being decided, the Vanguard jigs had been destroyed.
8th Jan 2016, 19:45
Replies: 54
Views: 5,292
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:All a/c have an angle of attack indicator....

:ok:All a/c have an angle of attack indicator. It's called the stick/column and when its aft of a point which you can paint on the fus, the wing will be stalled. Don't bother quoting different flap...
5th Jan 2016, 12:51
Replies: 15
Views: 4,277
Posted By Croqueteer

:)Done properly it is a useful exercise, just the...

:)Done properly it is a useful exercise, just the name is a bit off-putting. The French call it "Bapteme de l'air" Much more inviting.
21st Dec 2015, 09:15
Replies: 13
Views: 5,147
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok: I built my hangar 28 years ago, the floor is...

:ok: I built my hangar 28 years ago, the floor is 6ins rolled hardcore, 2ins rolled road recovered tarmac, a double layer of agricultural polythene then carpeted. In that time I have never had...
14th Dec 2015, 10:38
Replies: 49
Views: 7,166
Posted By Croqueteer

:)Treat the prop like the Queen. Never turn your...

:)Treat the prop like the Queen. Never turn your back on it.
4th Oct 2015, 09:09
Replies: 20
Views: 7,522
Posted By Croqueteer

90th

I was 90th entry Locking. RAFC is new to me. What is the "C" for?
15th Aug 2015, 17:34
Replies: 27
Views: 3,680
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:Try competition aerobatics. That will improve...

:ok:Try competition aerobatics. That will improve you understanding of flight more than anything else. A full IR requires an expensive a/c and a lot of revalidation for probably very little use....
4th Aug 2015, 22:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:From ATPL to NPPL pilot only, I'm quite...

:ok:From ATPL to NPPL pilot only, I'm quite enjoying it!
1st Aug 2015, 08:24
Replies: 357
Views: 226,177
Posted By Croqueteer

Do we know if the pilot was a professional or a...

Do we know if the pilot was a professional or a family member?
25th Jul 2015, 20:07
Replies: 38
Views: 8,698
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok: Doesn't apply if you're "Landing in...

:ok: Doesn't apply if you're "Landing in accordance with normal aviation procedures." and that includes private strips. A low level pass or a go around into a private strip is technicaly illegal.
2nd Jul 2015, 17:11
Replies: 1,628
Views: 433,611
Posted By Croqueteer

:)I still think that the Shack should have been...

:)I still think that the Shack should have been replaced with the Atlantique and now we would be upgrading to the ATL3. The overall saving would have been huge and we would have had a larger fleet of...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2015, 17:03
Replies: 757
Views: 128,953
Posted By Croqueteer

;)Good idea, then KenV can go on leave.

;)Good idea, then KenV can go on leave.
27th Mar 2015, 09:51
Replies: 17
Views: 3,094
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:A good few years ago now I hired a 3-seatcub...

:ok:A good few years ago now I hired a 3-seatcub at Hokatika with instructor to fly up the river low level to the glacier. I set off at about30ft until the instructor said "I thought this was...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2015, 17:01
Replies: 757
Views: 128,953
Posted By Croqueteer

hot oil, OP, nervous system, aerotoxic syndrome.

hot oil, OP, nervous system, aerotoxic syndrome.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2015, 15:20
Replies: 757
Views: 128,953
Posted By Croqueteer

The day that the consultant dealing with my...

The day that the consultant dealing with my sudden kidney loss, who had never heard of aerotoxic syndrome, said "Have you been in contact with oil?" I changed from a cynic to a believer. Kenv,...
4th Mar 2015, 19:33
Replies: 19
Views: 7,053
Posted By Croqueteer

:ok:don't listen to Gloomy Gomrath. There is...

:ok:don't listen to Gloomy Gomrath. There is nothing difficult in the exams, but there is a lot of it! Go for it.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Feb 2015, 22:15
Replies: 757
Views: 128,953
Posted By Croqueteer

:=Kenv, your mind is obviously closed. As they...

:=Kenv, your mind is obviously closed. As they say in Scotland, "There's nane sae blind as them that winny see"
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Feb 2015, 19:16
Replies: 757
Views: 128,953
Posted By Croqueteer

:hmm:As I said earlier, when I lost my kidneys,...

:hmm:As I said earlier, when I lost my kidneys, the consultant who is one of Britains top renal docs, Said "Have you been in contact with oil?" He had no knowledge of aircraft problems, so regardless...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Feb 2015, 20:48
Replies: 757
Views: 128,953
Posted By Croqueteer

Smudger, I thought like you until after 17 years...

Smudger, I thought like you until after 17 years on the 146 I lost my kidneys in a week due to an unsual disease, "Good Pasture Syndrome" which affected my immune system, shutting down the kidney...
21st Feb 2015, 21:11
Replies: 1
Views: 2,807
Posted By Croqueteer

Moved thread.

:confused: Where has aerotoxic syndrome been moved to?
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2015, 19:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,797
Posted By Croqueteer

:confused: I used to be a sceptic, but when I...

:confused: I used to be a sceptic, but when I lost my kidneys to a cause similar to that which farmers used to suffer from when sheep dipping, and the consultant asked me if I had been in contact...
20th Feb 2015, 16:23
Replies: 45
Views: 13,495
Posted By Croqueteer

The mid-upper was removed from the Mk2 by 1956.

The mid-upper was removed from the Mk2 by 1956.
20th Feb 2015, 08:38
Replies: 45
Views: 13,495
Posted By Croqueteer

:confused:Lovely pics, but not one photo of the...

:confused:Lovely pics, but not one photo of the kipper fleet where we were in daily contact with the Russians!
6th Feb 2015, 17:29
Replies: 135
Views: 36,462
Posted By Croqueteer

Russian, I agree about Bae, but the textron...

Russian, I agree about Bae, but the textron engines (All operators) were only fitted to the 146, Canadair 601 (?) and the Chinook. In 17 years of the 146 I only had one shut down due a genny overheat.
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