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30th Dec 2012, 08:11
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By Karl Bamforth

The pembroke camera fit was not exactly hidden,...

The pembroke camera fit was not exactly hidden, it filled most of the cabin.
16th Nov 2012, 05:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,863
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Looking at Hook End on google maps it doesn't...

Looking at Hook End on google maps it doesn't really look that built up or congested.

Its certainly surrounded by fields.

Most GPS these days will record altitude and location with good...
2nd Nov 2012, 03:51
Replies: 61
Views: 11,087
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Maybe it says Stuck in chimney. No food. ...

Maybe it says

Stuck in chimney.
No food.
Not long left.
Tell the old bird I love her........
4th Jul 2012, 13:50
Replies: 51
Views: 13,916
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Accident report can be found here. Air...

Accident report can be found here.

Air Accidents Investigation: De 501355 (http://www.aaib.gov.uk/publications/bulletins/june_1997/de_501355.cfm)
6th Jun 2012, 11:01
Replies: 6
Views: 4,920
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Hi Orca, After the Red Arrows incident both...

Hi Orca,

After the Red Arrows incident both the Hawk and the Tucano were grounded which made me think that they had the same seat or at least similar enough to be at risk of having the same...
6th Jun 2012, 01:42
Replies: 6
Views: 4,920
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Tucano inadvertent ejection

This fatal accident in Brasil has strong similarities to the Red Arrows incident.

ASN Aircraft accident 04-JUN-2012 Embraer EMB-312 Tucano (T-27)...
17th Apr 2012, 13:55
Replies: 300
Views: 747,710
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Pictures of spitfires in crates here ...

Pictures of spitfires in crates here

Collections Search for "somerset light infantry gibraltar" | Imperial War Museums...
23rd Jan 2012, 09:11
Replies: 41
Views: 14,675
Posted By Karl Bamforth

I helped to load an F16 at Wildenrath in the...

I helped to load an F16 at Wildenrath in the early eighties.

The wing pannier was filled with bottles of various types of spirits.
During the takeoff something was seen to fall from the aircraft...
23rd Aug 2011, 02:43
Replies: 36
Views: 13,161
Posted By Karl Bamforth

I remember a hawk landing at Leeming in the early...

I remember a hawk landing at Leeming in the early eighties having hit a bird. It penetrated the fuselage just below the windscreen and hit the pilot in the face.

Destroyed both visors and his oxy...
18th Jan 2011, 04:32
Replies: 76
Views: 37,615
Posted By Karl Bamforth

I am still suprised the number of ppl who served...

I am still suprised the number of ppl who served at Wildenrath and who never realised the primary task of the goat squadrons Pembrokes.

Many do not believe it even now and think its a wind up.
12th Jan 2011, 09:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By Karl Bamforth

A quick look at a few numbers rarely tells you...

A quick look at a few numbers rarely tells you anything.

Although the number of deaths is up slightly on last year the graphs here generally indicate a a decreasing number of deaths and accidents...
Forum: Questions
7th Dec 2010, 05:40
Replies: 10
Views: 5,670
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Wouldn't it be a bit like comparing apples and...

Wouldn't it be a bit like comparing apples and oranges ?
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2010, 08:55
Replies: 13
Views: 6,731
Posted By Karl Bamforth

IIRC The left hand flap is driven direct by a...

IIRC
The left hand flap is driven direct by a motor, the right hand is operated by a cable.
As a result it is not unusual to find more movement in the right hand side than the left.
26th Nov 2010, 09:20
Replies: 39
Views: 10,884
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Have a look at rotarywingforum, all your...

Have a look at rotarywingforum, all your questions about gyro's will be answered with a quick search of the archive and if not they are mostly a friendly bunch happy to answer your questions.
16th Nov 2010, 13:18
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Insurance question

As I understand it, a flight school insurance covers for engineering error, pilot error etc.

If a flight school decided to "self insure" would that leave staff such as quality manager,...
5th Nov 2010, 09:20
Replies: 24
Views: 9,535
Posted By Karl Bamforth

The Diamond aircraft are reasonably good...

The Diamond aircraft are reasonably good aircraft. I am involved with the operation of 14 DA 40 and 3 DA 42 all fitted with Theilert/Centurion 2.0 engines.

I have heard of corrosion problems in...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2010, 13:44
Replies: 82
Views: 6,736
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Well you always pay more for something that is...

Well you always pay more for something that is hand made.
20th Oct 2010, 07:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,654
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Hiya, Just make up a spreadsheet. ...

Hiya,

Just make up a spreadsheet.

Save it on officelive then you can designate who has access to read and who can modify it.

It will be available via the internet to anyone you...
19th Oct 2010, 06:28
Replies: 26
Views: 6,088
Posted By Karl Bamforth

Yep make sure you eat. Not chocolate and...

Yep make sure you eat.

Not chocolate and coke, that just makes for a choccy fountain, spectacular but not fun.

Eat a real meal a few hours before the flight, drink plenty of water (drain it...
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Oct 2010, 06:21
Replies: 9
Views: 5,650
Posted By Karl Bamforth

I suspect that the tower knew he was a medivac...

I suspect that the tower knew he was a medivac aircraft or was at least capable of medivac tasks.

The change of callsign would indicate that he now had a patient on board and may be given some...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By Karl Bamforth

RAF Leeming early Eighties, everyone sat in the...

RAF Leeming early Eighties, everyone sat in the crewroom drinking tea.

Tannoy message
"Emergency state 2, Emergency state 2.
A-10, 1 POB, ETA 5mins.

As the guys scrambled to get the crash...
19th Sep 2010, 12:59
Replies: 30
Views: 3,881
Posted By Karl Bamforth

If you are close to Benson, go and see the guys...

If you are close to Benson, go and see the guys that operate the UAS/AEF aircraft. Speak to Stephen C.

Telling them I sent you should help, but might not LOL. :ok:
17th Sep 2010, 12:28
Replies: 34
Views: 7,357
Posted By Karl Bamforth

C130, Are you sure it was a 230 cab ? My...

C130,

Are you sure it was a 230 cab ? My memory is that it was operating with 33 Sqdn. As cabs moved between the 2 sqdns occasionaly that may be where the confusion is.

Would 230 have been...
11th Sep 2010, 07:36
Replies: 22
Views: 6,325
Posted By Karl Bamforth

If you think you have seen something dangerous...

If you think you have seen something dangerous then brining it to the attention of the flight crew or operator would be a good idea, moaning about it on an internet forum stinks.
24th Aug 2010, 06:27
Replies: 12
Views: 6,095
Posted By Karl Bamforth

First thing I do is look at the CV. If it has...

First thing I do is look at the CV. If it has been done on a computer but has numerous spelling mistakes (which many do) its obvious they didn't have the intelligence or maybe just couldn't be...
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