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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2020, 22:33
Replies: 2,908
Views: 193,334
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

To bed I need to kip Down to the local...

To bed I need to kip



Down to the local
For summat stoical
13th Apr 2019, 01:08
Replies: 15
Views: 2,495
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

No time logged in an aircraft goes to waste. ...

No time logged in an aircraft goes to waste.

I'll leave others to advise on your flying school, but if you are going to be away from flying for a long time - I would get a flight simulator....
Forum: Canada
12th Mar 2019, 22:57
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Skiplane Instruction in B.C. or Alberta

Dear All -

Although we're rapidly approaching the end of the season with Spring decidedly in the air here in Kamloops, I still hope that I might be able to try a bit of ski flying before the...
14th Feb 2019, 01:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,682
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Thanks everyone for your excellent suggestions...

Thanks everyone for your excellent suggestions :ok:

I don't think I would have found any of these on my own.

Much obliged to all.
12th Feb 2019, 19:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,682
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Single Engine CPL in UK

Hello chaps -

I know this is the wrong forum but have posted here deliberately for our grass-roots knowledge of the UK flying scene.

Does anyone know of a small "Mum and Dad" style school where...
7th Oct 2017, 06:03
Replies: 62
Views: 12,227
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

This is my favourite memory too from my gliding...

This is my favourite memory too from my gliding club days :ok:
18th Aug 2017, 12:34
Replies: 17
Views: 2,830
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

This is a very, very good point and should be...

This is a very, very good point and should be more widely known!
18th Aug 2017, 12:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,233
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Hey dude, glad you're recovering and well enough...

Hey dude, glad you're recovering and well enough to post. I mostly lurk at periscope depth here but have surfaced to reply.

I have missed your thoughtful and erudite contributions (of which this...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Hi Hooblah Apply to the Air League and GAPAN...

Hi Hooblah

Apply to the Air League and GAPAN for a flying scholarship. If you are successful, they will give you a few hours' flying for free - usually to solo standard and in the case of GAPAN,...
6th Jul 2017, 22:31
Replies: 34
Views: 3,392
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Fantastic stuff! Amazing pictures. It's like...

Fantastic stuff! Amazing pictures. It's like another world up there. I wish I could join you on your fly out.
30th Jun 2017, 00:05
Replies: 34
Views: 3,392
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Thank you so much for posting that trip report...

Thank you so much for posting that trip report Jan and F_P! Bedtime reading secured for the next few nights. I plan to move to Canada from the UK in short order which makes this topical and timely....
21st May 2017, 23:15
Replies: 41
Views: 11,619
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Yuck SSD! Where are your manners. It's worse...

Yuck SSD! Where are your manners. It's worse than Jet Blast. :E
19th May 2017, 12:03
Replies: 38
Views: 6,990
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

I was about to join the group forming around this...

I was about to join the group forming around this aircraft before it was put up for sale. Never did get to fly it in the end.

Definitely, definitely do some dual on a Thruster. I recommend...
12th Apr 2017, 12:31
Replies: 19
Views: 3,026
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Hello Ripline, What is the best way to get...

Hello Ripline,

What is the best way to get started?

I am not in a position to train for a PPL(B) right now, but I would like to know anyway.

Thank you :ok:

The Air League used to offer a...
6th Apr 2017, 12:35
Replies: 36
Views: 7,491
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

I've often thought about the merits of a...

I've often thought about the merits of a parachute for GA types but unless you're deliberately putting the aircraft at risk of coming apart through aeros, sky diving, gaggling in a thermal etc. I...
3rd Apr 2017, 09:43
Replies: 6
Views: 2,148
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Choosing a permit-to-fly aircraft should keep the...

Choosing a permit-to-fly aircraft should keep the running cost down :ok:
6th Jan 2017, 01:36
Replies: 12
Views: 3,428
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

What does the esteemed assembly make of this? ...

What does the esteemed assembly make of this? It's a weather map with live and forecast:

https://www.windytv.com/
25th Nov 2016, 12:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Seagull - I had a lot of fun doing some...

Seagull -

I had a lot of fun doing some float training with Ocean Air. In fact I loved the region so much I want to move to BC!

Recommended with one caveat - make sure you book all the lessons...
4th Nov 2016, 12:21
Replies: 60
Views: 8,067
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

It's worth mentioning what to combine with nomex...

It's worth mentioning what to combine with nomex - this is important :ok:

My received wisdom is to wear fabrics that don't melt. All the nomex in the world is no use if your polyester tee...
3rd Nov 2016, 03:36
Replies: 60
Views: 8,067
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

abgd - Thank you :ok: My mind returns to the...

abgd - Thank you :ok:

My mind returns to the accident report where our man makes a perfect forced landing only to split his head open on the altimeter subscale knob... or the other 'perfect' one...
2nd Nov 2016, 11:36
Replies: 60
Views: 8,067
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Where can you buy a Mk 4? Are there any...

Where can you buy a Mk 4? Are there any remanufacturers or is it a case of eBay etc.? How are the helmets sized? How easy is it to get spare parts?

This company are well-priced for new SPH and...
20th Sep 2016, 11:34
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,227,038
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

That's libel then, isn't it?

That's libel then, isn't it?
15th Sep 2016, 22:37
Replies: 23
Views: 7,837
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

Do update us when you decide and have worn the...

Do update us when you decide and have worn the helmet for a while.

I am saving for one myself. I always liked the look of them, anyway, but was somewhat put off by some attitude I got for wearing...
15th Jul 2016, 08:15
Replies: 31
Views: 4,854
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

I am a super fan of Budd Davis over at Airbum.com...

I am a super fan of Budd Davis over at Airbum.com whose article on the subject I found illuminating. Here it is - How Short is it Really? (http://www.airbum.com/articles/ArticleLetItTakeOff.html)
...
13th Jul 2016, 16:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By Capn Bug Smasher

It is possible to complete your entire PPL(A) in...

It is possible to complete your entire PPL(A) in a summer with a flying scholarship. Try applying to the Air League or GAPAN.
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