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29th Nov 2022, 09:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,618
Posted By cooperplace

Really?? Must have a huge gge!

Really?? Must have a huge gge!
16th Nov 2022, 09:13
Replies: 65
Views: 19,908
Posted By cooperplace

This has happened to me. It took me several...

This has happened to me. It took me several seconds to process what had happened -startle factor is real- and by then we were in the air. Then smelt smoke. Disconcerting, but luckily all ended well....
23rd Sep 2022, 16:41
Replies: 40
Views: 8,385
Posted By cooperplace

Clearly 4 fatal accidents is not good but as an...

Clearly 4 fatal accidents is not good but as an RAAus pilot I think we have to look in more detail at the reasons.
21st Sep 2022, 08:35
Replies: 118
Views: 22,817
Posted By cooperplace

Agree re the bearer party, great job. Chosen to...

Agree re the bearer party, great job. Chosen to all have the same height?
21st Sep 2022, 08:30
Replies: 40
Views: 8,385
Posted By cooperplace

Really?? Where in Prune rules does it say that?...

Really?? Where in Prune rules does it say that? And Fight Club? I'm really confused.

Sorry for the thread drift.


Me too.......... :confused:

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19th Sep 2022, 08:46
Replies: 40
Views: 8,385
Posted By cooperplace

condolences to all involved. Lots of tiger...

condolences to all involved. Lots of tiger country there.
5th Sep 2022, 14:32
Replies: 166
Views: 30,369
Posted By cooperplace

Love those rules, and yes many also apply to FW.

Love those rules, and yes many also apply to FW.
5th Sep 2022, 14:30
Replies: 166
Views: 30,369
Posted By cooperplace

Some years ago the Jab I regularly fly hit a...

Some years ago the Jab I regularly fly hit a powerline, on short final (where else?). Apparently a wheel snagged a wire, and pulled the wire off one pole, and bent the other. The jab came to a sudden...
25th Aug 2022, 11:26
Replies: 49
Views: 5,037
Posted By cooperplace

Do I recall correctly that the Merlin never...

Do I recall correctly that the Merlin never achieved civilian certification?
31st Jul 2022, 15:36
Replies: 93
Views: 31,097
Posted By cooperplace

As notably stated by "Joey the Crip", Joseph...

As notably stated by "Joey the Crip", Joseph Goebbels, and he would know.
30th Jul 2022, 10:10
Replies: 13
Views: 2,729
Posted By cooperplace

From RAAus: STATUS: Under review OCCURRENCE...

From RAAus:

STATUS: Under review OCCURRENCE DETAILS SUBMITTED TO RAAUS: The Jabiru departed YMKT first light with full wing tanks (135 litres) for a non-stop flight to YBKS. A planned flight time...
27th Jul 2022, 16:15
Replies: 13
Views: 2,729
Posted By cooperplace

Ok thanks. As a jab pilot I'm interested.

Ok thanks. As a jab pilot I'm interested.
27th Jul 2022, 16:13
Replies: 93
Views: 31,097
Posted By cooperplace

So the ground handlers know what they're doing...

So the ground handlers know what they're doing because they're ex QF? Our aircraft was on the stand ready to push off but with without water. Cap'n Tom called for a water truck and it arrived empty....
25th Jul 2022, 14:17
Replies: 13
Views: 2,729
Posted By cooperplace

Can I ask how you know this? There seems to be...

Can I ask how you know this? There seems to be nothing anywhere online about this.
25th Jul 2022, 14:14
Replies: 14
Views: 2,881
Posted By cooperplace

Sounds like they have a "service charter" or...

Sounds like they have a "service charter" or similar that aims to get correspondence back within say 180 business days, and almost achieve that lofty goal.
25th Jul 2022, 14:07
Replies: 93
Views: 31,097
Posted By cooperplace

Agree 100%. Airlines blame Covid but our onwards...

Agree 100%. Airlines blame Covid but our onwards journey on Emirates went extremely smoothly. It must be extremely frustrating for crew when they see basics, like forgetting to fill the aircraft with...
25th Jul 2022, 05:53
Replies: 93
Views: 31,097
Posted By cooperplace

Here on ABC news: ...

Here on ABC news:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-07-24/qantas-crisis-delay-cancel-aviation-fuel-covid-impact/101262422

is a report of a Q international plane leaving Australia a few weeks...
1st Jun 2022, 15:36
Replies: 280
Views: 123,146
Posted By cooperplace

thanks, that's terrific. He was in 181 squadron...

thanks, that's terrific. He was in 181 squadron and I gather the beer thing was a fairly widespread practice at the time.
1st Jun 2022, 13:46
Replies: 280
Views: 123,146
Posted By cooperplace

Thank you, like I said i have the world's most...

Thank you, like I said i have the world's most restricted pilot's licence. This is all very interesting and confirms my view of Hollywood. I would have asked my cousin who flew WW2 Typhoons, they...
1st Jun 2022, 08:35
Replies: 280
Views: 123,146
Posted By cooperplace

Movie top gun pilots not wearing mask?

As a private pilot flying a bug-smasher that's lucky to top 95 knots, I know zip about military aviation. But when I see Hollywood movie pilots like Tom Cruise unclipping their oxygen mask so they...
25th May 2022, 10:32
Replies: 81
Views: 7,212
Posted By cooperplace

You've got it completely wrong I'm afraid. All we...

You've got it completely wrong I'm afraid. All we need to do is get lots of solar panels, wind turbines and batteries and all will be fine.

NOT!!!

Personally I'd have some fat nukes in the...
25th May 2022, 10:28
Replies: 24
Views: 4,209
Posted By cooperplace

I think the latest Jab engines are fairly...

I think the latest Jab engines are fairly reliable. They've made a lot of improvements.
Agree re 230, nice to fly, IMO.
20th May 2022, 08:30
Replies: 77
Views: 15,554
Posted By cooperplace

In the medical business, FITH mean something...

In the medical business, FITH mean something else, a common syndrome "f.....d in the head", or if you like, funny in the head.
20th May 2022, 08:20
Replies: 0
Views: 685
Posted By cooperplace

Vimy G-EAOU mobile again.

https://www.abc.net.au/radio/adelaide/programs/breakfast/vickers-vimy-plane-adelaide/13890802

A beautiful aircraft, and its journey London-Adelaide was amazing. The Smith brothers, Bennett and...
18th May 2022, 15:08
Replies: 43
Views: 9,458
Posted By cooperplace

Remember Chen Au Peh! My god, was he lucky.

Remember Chen Au Peh! My god, was he lucky.
6th May 2022, 08:26
Replies: 112
Views: 16,814
Posted By cooperplace

What's with these guys not accepting good old...

What's with these guys not accepting good old AU$??
6th May 2022, 08:20
Replies: 54
Views: 12,198
Posted By cooperplace

But which still cost a fortune and are issued by...

But which still cost a fortune and are issued by the same govt dept as full birth certificates, but the govt won't accept them: another scam!
24th Mar 2022, 10:23
Replies: 59
Views: 18,228
Posted By cooperplace

I agree with Full Opposite. How many of us have...

I agree with Full Opposite. How many of us have forgotten stuff like retracting flaps? I'm lucky I fly a plane with fixed u/carriage. My sympathy is with this crew.
19th Feb 2022, 03:59
Replies: 72
Views: 11,095
Posted By cooperplace

Yes Covid has proven very convenient for...

Yes Covid has proven very convenient for governments and corporations.
21st Dec 2021, 06:31
Replies: 22
Views: 7,436
Posted By cooperplace

Is this repair an attempt at humor? Or is it...

Is this repair an attempt at humor? Or is it known if it flew like this?
19th Dec 2021, 10:51
Replies: 63
Views: 9,887
Posted By cooperplace

Excuse me! I never go anywhere without a...

Excuse me! I never go anywhere without a left-handed screwdriver!
19th Dec 2021, 10:47
Replies: 60
Views: 29,275
Posted By cooperplace

Spare a thought for the Qld water police and...

Spare a thought for the Qld water police and divers. Very tough job at the best of times, there were two kids in the plane.
24th Dec 2020, 14:00
Replies: 22
Views: 6,189
Posted By cooperplace

Most impressive economy of words: commenced spin...

Most impressive economy of words: commenced spin at 16,000 feet, regained flight at 1,400; >200lbs of force required. Doubtless many expletives etc also involved. Those guys deserve a medal for...
26th Oct 2020, 08:52
Replies: 41
Views: 9,240
Posted By cooperplace

Years ago I bought a house with an old oil heater...

Years ago I bought a house with an old oil heater tank, still half full. So I put a few litres into every full tank of my old beetle until it was all gone. Car ran fine.
Edit: car ran like a beetle.
26th Oct 2020, 08:50
Replies: 41
Views: 9,240
Posted By cooperplace

Unfortunately the burns units in hospitals pick...

Unfortunately the burns units in hospitals pick up quite a bit of business this way. Usually involving petrol.
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