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Posted By gerardflyagain

Replacement copy of medical

Hi. I got my medical about 3 years ago (I'm under 40) but have only taken up lessons again recently. I can't find the medical. Does anyone know if I can request that the AME provides a copy of it? Or...
16th Nov 2018, 19:13
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Question: An aeroplane is travelling away from an NDB on a track of

Can anyone explain why please? Ideally with a picture. I tried to emulate the problem with this RBI emulator (http://www.luizmonteiro.com/Learning_ADF_Sim.aspx) but couldn't figure it out.
2nd Nov 2018, 18:07
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Load factor = Lift / Weight

Say I'm in a turn where lift = 1 and weight = 2. Load factor is therefore 2g. Can I decrease it back to 1g by increasing power until lift = 2? i.e 2 / 2 = 1g
2nd Nov 2018, 15:10
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Question about what will happen to the angle of attack of the propeller blades

The answer to the below question is "it will decrease". Can anyone explain why please?
"As a fixed pitch propeller aeroplane climbs in ISA conditions with constant indicated airspeed and constant...
18th Oct 2018, 13:59
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Thank you.

Thank you.
18th Oct 2018, 08:57
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Thanks all. RIP to those mentioned who have died.

Thanks all. RIP to those mentioned who have died.
18th Oct 2018, 08:35
17th Oct 2018, 16:53
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Posted By gerardflyagain

PPL pressure change question

Can anyone explain the significance of 'starboard' in this question please? I thought, in the absence of any other weather conditions, you will always drift towards the low pressure area, regardless...
17th Oct 2018, 16:31
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Full moon is about to set in the West. Where is visibility greatest?

Can anyone explain this met question and answer to me please?"At night, the full moon is just about to set in the West. In which direction will the visibility be the greatest?"
Correct answer: B -...
7th Oct 2018, 13:08
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Thanks both.

Thanks both.
7th Oct 2018, 12:39
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Effect of a helicopter behind you?

Hello! After trying 2 get a PPL (A) 2 years ago and getting interrupted by life I'm back in the cockpit and determined to get it this time... I have a question: What effect can/does a helicopter...
9th Sep 2018, 10:32
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Great, thanks all!

Great, thanks all!
9th Sep 2018, 08:16
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Radio standard?

Hi

I used to take lessons with Denham Aerodrome, and they provided a short radio telephony guide. I'm not able to fly any more now but I would like to fly sims and still practice real world...
31st Aug 2016, 18:22
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Thanks oggers, Gertrude, scifi. GBEBZ, the...

Thanks oggers, Gertrude, scifi.

GBEBZ, the basics physics laws don't change very often, but the application of them in this CAA question apparently has. CAA have had two opposing answers to this...
30th Aug 2016, 18:58
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Can anyone explain why PPLCruiser think something...

Can anyone explain why PPLCruiser think something different to the exam board on this? Which answer is right and why?

I've actually just found a thread...
30th Aug 2016, 18:56
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Ok thanks :)

Ok thanks :)
26th Aug 2016, 14:52
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Thanks for the explanations all! I had not...

Thanks for the explanations all! I had not appreciated that ELR is a guide and this data was showing the actual ELR.
25th Aug 2016, 19:34
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Stability of air

Can anyone explain why the answer to the below question is b) unstable please?

The air between 1000ft and 2000ft at 55N 0730W (attached) can be described as:
a) Stable
b) Unstable
c) Neutrally...
25th Aug 2016, 17:58
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Posted By gerardflyagain

ChickenHouse, I agree that books and groups is...

ChickenHouse, I agree that books and groups is the best method. Group learning is not always available to me though. Despite the limitations of variable quality of information, I feel I still make...
25th Aug 2016, 17:49
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Thanks for the explanations all! :) fujii,...

Thanks for the explanations all! :)

fujii, you've learnt something about 'rain ice' from the experience of another pilot on here, as have I. That's one of the benefits I like to get from these...
24th Aug 2016, 20:37
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Thanks 212man.

Thanks 212man.
24th Aug 2016, 20:36
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Posted By gerardflyagain

welkyboy the questions that are coming up talk...

welkyboy the questions that are coming up talk about the veering/backing as height from surface wind increases.

kghjfg I have bought and read the Pooley's Air Law and Meteorology book. When I ask...
24th Aug 2016, 20:09
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Fujii, I'm surprised and disappointed by your...

Fujii, I'm surprised and disappointed by your reply. I have read the Meteorology text book. I've passed the last 9 meteorology tests I've taken on PPLcruiser (see attached). I could probably take the...
23rd Aug 2016, 19:30
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Posted By gerardflyagain

Difference between rain ice and rime ice

I thought the answer to the below could be a) or b). Can anyone explain the difference between rime ice and rain ice please?

Upon landing after a flight through light rain above the freezing...
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