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Forum: North America
18th Apr 2021, 12:23
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By 340drvr

Not only what Rie said above, many (more than...

Not only what Rie said above, many (more than half, maybe) Alaska operators require 500 "Alaska hours" in your logbook before they will even consider a candidate.
11th Apr 2021, 11:36
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By 340drvr

Wow.......that's hard to watch. Seemingly totally...

Wow.......that's hard to watch. Seemingly totally unnecessary tragic loss. RIP.
19th Mar 2021, 11:55
Replies: 18
Views: 5,599
Posted By 340drvr

That's all any NTSB Preliminary report ever...

That's all any NTSB Preliminary report ever really says, bare bones situation statement, with in-depth analysis not until the Final report, months or a year later. I agree with the proofreading...
Forum: North America
6th Mar 2021, 11:41
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By 340drvr

Ooops, yes, you guys are right, KMKC it is.

Ooops, yes, you guys are right, KMKC it is.
Forum: North America
4th Mar 2021, 14:00
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By 340drvr

Good puzzle, especially with a 70s vintage photo,...

Good puzzle, especially with a 70s vintage photo, skylines have changed a lot since then.
Best guess, Burke Lakefront, KBKL, Cleveland, Ohio. The view is looking southward, with Lake Erie waterfront...
17th Feb 2021, 12:09
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By 340drvr

Check to make sure you're under the Zero Fuel...

Check to make sure you're under the Zero Fuel Weight limit, I know the Seneca has a limit, and I don't think the Saratoga does.
Beyond that, you could always make two trips.
15th Feb 2021, 12:15
Replies: 0
Views: 2,018
Posted By 340drvr

Pacific Aerospace in trouble

Uh-oh:

PAL Certificates Suspended Amidst Financial Troubles - AVweb...
1st Dec 2020, 19:04
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By 340drvr

Ooops, yes, Jim59 and A Pandy are correct, I...

Ooops, yes, Jim59 and A Pandy are correct, I wasn't paying attention to the OPs location. And, I agree also, the Trevor Thom series is excellent (I used the FAA versions years ago).
1st Dec 2020, 11:07
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By 340drvr

You could start with the FAA Airplane Flying...

You could start with the FAA Airplane Flying Handbook and Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical knowledge, available free online. That might save the expense until you know which school and the materials...
22nd Nov 2020, 13:41
Replies: 16
Views: 9,041
Posted By 340drvr

Yes, should be "no big deal." Unless the pilots...

Yes, should be "no big deal." Unless the pilots panic, as in that King Air 200 incident years ago, they dumped cabin pressure, then emergency O2 system failed, and they darn near tore the tail off...
7th Nov 2020, 12:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By 340drvr

Nice enough aircraft, but not particularly good...

Nice enough aircraft, but not particularly good for high DA/short field. Not sure about continued parts support, either.
28th Oct 2020, 12:25
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By 340drvr

Wow. That just lit up the master warning/master...

Wow. That just lit up the master warning/master caution board like the proverbial xmas tree!
Not that a brand new PPL can't learn to adequately fly a fast airplane on long x-country trips, but,...
27th Oct 2020, 16:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By 340drvr

Fairly specific, and limited niche specified...

Fairly specific, and limited niche specified there.
Of course, P210 and Malibu are the only single-engine piston pressurized options. The P210 only has the pilot-side door. Malibu with the aft...
24th Oct 2020, 12:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By 340drvr

We're talking US/FAA FARs; Note that all regs...

We're talking US/FAA FARs; Note that all regs 91.1001 through 91.1443 are under Subpart K - Fractional Ownership Operations. If you're not under one of those, like Netjets or others, those regs...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Oct 2020, 11:55
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By 340drvr

That looks pretty cool. But I'd imagine a...

That looks pretty cool. But I'd imagine a retired controller would be the last person who'd want to live there.
And, I'd bet, in the US, somebody would buy it, move in, then file an airport noise...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Oct 2020, 11:28
Replies: 34
Views: 8,042
Posted By 340drvr

......all that, and, onto a beach in the Outer...

......all that, and, onto a beach in the Outer Hebrides.
22nd Sep 2020, 12:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,157
Posted By 340drvr

In a way, not that far from the usual gas-fired...

In a way, not that far from the usual gas-fired heaters, basically open flame furnaces, in the nose (or tail) of most piston-engine twins.
20th Sep 2020, 11:53
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By 340drvr

These guys make something like what you're after,...

These guys make something like what you're after, they used to be called SuperAWOS, now evidently Potomac Aviation:...
16th Sep 2020, 10:30
Replies: 14
Views: 5,038
Posted By 340drvr

"It turned me into newt!"

"It turned me into newt!"
4th Sep 2020, 12:08
Replies: 25
Views: 7,828
Posted By 340drvr

Yeah, just as he veers left, looks like he jams...

Yeah, just as he veers left, looks like he jams the throttle full forward, as if to do a go-around? then leaves it firewalled through the crash. Yikes!
19th Aug 2020, 12:34
Replies: 18
Views: 2,865
Posted By 340drvr

Well done, glad it worked out Primary importance...

Well done, glad it worked out Primary importance to not panic, hard to do if/when things really go bad.
Classic example is the Speedbird 9 story, 747 flameout after flying through volcanic ash, the...
17th Aug 2020, 11:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,865
Posted By 340drvr

Complete electrical failure and absolutely no...

Complete electrical failure and absolutely no gyros: If you truly can't stay in visual conditions, there's really only one last resort. With a "known" 400 foot ceiling, get over flat terrain, or in...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,972
Posted By 340drvr

As everybody says, not too short at all. My most...

As everybody says, not too short at all. My most recently graduated PPL student is only 5' or so, did all her training in a 172 (older, 1966 vintage), now owns a PA28 Dakota. doesn't have trouble...
3rd Aug 2020, 10:13
Replies: 18
Views: 11,901
Posted By 340drvr

World's largest aluminum deposit?

World's largest aluminum deposit?
31st Jul 2020, 16:54
Replies: 15
Views: 3,915
Posted By 340drvr

How about the G200? Have to be an older one to...

How about the G200? Have to be an older one to stay close to the purchase budget.
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