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10th Aug 2019, 11:34
Replies: 926
Views: 513,983
Posted By QFF

Regulation by opinion

It seem to me, more and more, that the Authority appears to regulate on the basis of opinion, rather than on the basis of law. At least, in the USA, anyone can request a (legally binding) ruling...
28th Jun 2019, 09:11
Replies: 50
Views: 30,024
Posted By QFF

Isn't there an AD/Cessna 210/61 to do with...

Isn't there an AD/Cessna 210/61 to do with checking corrosion in the wing spar carry through every 6 years? Would evidence of fatigue cracking be discovered during these inspections? Or does it just...
17th Jun 2019, 13:08
Replies: 9
Views: 4,000
Posted By QFF

There is a separate dimmer knob that should be...

There is a separate dimmer knob that should be located near the Sandel, but not on the actual instrument itself. From experience, it pays to keep the dimmer at less than 90% which improves the...
2nd Mar 2019, 01:22
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By QFF

It depends. Consider the Class 1 extra...

It depends. Consider the Class 1 extra requirements a "trawl" to see if any abnormality shows up. For Class 2, it is assumed the consequences of risk of inflight incapacitation is less than that for...
19th Nov 2018, 23:20
Replies: 170
Views: 49,996
Posted By QFF

Yes, but why 12 months? Why not 6 or 13 or even...

Yes, but why 12 months? Why not 6 or 13 or even 2 months?
24th Aug 2018, 06:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By QFF

Airservices trials show the promise of SBAS

This article (https://australianaviation.com.au/2018/08/airservices-trials-show-the-promise-of-sbas-2/) in Oz Aviation today shows ASA crowing over it's SBAS trials."An Airservices Australia trial...
8th Aug 2018, 00:17
Replies: 2
Views: 870
Posted By QFF

Date on which the medical is done, which may or...

Date on which the medical is done, which may or may not be when the DAME submits.

Edited to add - but remember if you do your medical within 28 days prior to the current expiry date, you keep the...
12th Jun 2018, 03:39
Replies: 28
Views: 3,828
Posted By QFF

I had an Electroair EIS-61000 fitted under STC to...

I had an Electroair EIS-61000 fitted under STC to an SR22. Best thing since sliced bread. Probably didn't recoup the cost in fuel savings, but in terms of the intangibles - easier starting,...
27th May 2018, 04:14
Replies: 136
Views: 12,366
Posted By QFF

I would agree with Sunfish about changing the Act...

I would agree with Sunfish about changing the Act in terms of outcome rather than prescriptive measures. One example I can think of is the whole issue of colour vision testing. Currently, in CASR...
11th May 2018, 17:02
Replies: 19
Views: 2,116
Posted By QFF

The UK CAA have an archaic system where an...

The UK CAA have an archaic system where an initial Class 1 applicant had to make the trek to the Aeromedical Centre (AMC) in Gatwick to go from room to room to undergo a battery of tests. Great fun...
14th Jan 2018, 07:01
Replies: 18
Views: 1,842
Posted By QFF

Too late - someone should tell Airservices that -...

Too late - someone should tell Airservices that - they are shutting down all the ground-based navaids, with GPS/RNAV approaches sprouting up everywhere...

I think the more important question is -...
19th Sep 2017, 12:15
Replies: 13
Views: 2,891
Posted By QFF

Out here in the Wild West of Perth, we are...

Out here in the Wild West of Perth, we are fortunate to be having the first normobaric hypoxia training enclosure in the country. All the benefits of the hypobaric chamber without the side effects...
31st Aug 2017, 23:58
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By QFF

Thanks SB - that's a great start. Much...

Thanks SB - that's a great start. Much appreciated! What pressure of O2 is delivered to the mask? 50-70psi?
31st Aug 2017, 13:27
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By QFF

Scott 358 oxygen mask connector

Can anyone help me identify what connector would mate to the end of a Scott 358-1432V-1 quick don oxygen mask?

Sorry would post a pic but don't quite know how...:O

Thanks!
30th Aug 2017, 11:51
Replies: 0
Views: 1,162
Posted By QFF

Scott 358 Quick Don oxygen mask

Does anyone know if the legacy Scott/Avox 358-series quick don pilot's oxygen mask has a demand valve incorporated into the mask or does it rely on a demand regulator system somewhere downstream?
...
4th Nov 2016, 09:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By QFF

All good options and reassuring re Bankstown IFR....

All good options and reassuring re Bankstown IFR. I shall put it to my friend to decide then.

I would never have thought of Wollongong as an alternative pickup point for SYD but it's tempting!
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4th Nov 2016, 04:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By QFF

Thanks! My friend is flying commercial into SYD,...

Thanks! My friend is flying commercial into SYD, so Wollongong might be a bit of a stretch :)

I won't be parking - hopefully a quick scoop and run.

So ease of arrival and departure is the main...
4th Nov 2016, 03:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By QFF

Sydney - Camden or Bankstown?

I am flying from WA and have to pick up a pax who is arriving into Sydney next week.

Which is the easiest GA airport to get into in the greater Sydney area? I am instrument rated, if that makes...
29th Aug 2016, 10:18
Replies: 17
Views: 2,685
Posted By QFF

You guys are just going around in circles... you...

You guys are just going around in circles... you can't see the wood for the trees ;)
27th Aug 2016, 15:26
Replies: 17
Views: 2,685
Posted By QFF

How a radial engine works

As explained by a carpenter...

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12th Aug 2016, 11:26
Replies: 60
Views: 8,341
Posted By QFF

Digital Rite system - a digital protractor taped...

Digital Rite system - a digital protractor taped to a prop would achieve the same result. Although would still need a TDC locator plug.
15th Jun 2016, 09:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By QFF

When I read the thread title I thought you were...

When I read the thread title I thought you were going to say that aircraft movements at Jandakot had increased...

I think the only traffic that has increased at Jandakot is traffic on the roads...
4th May 2016, 13:19
Replies: 7
Views: 4,290
Posted By QFF

See this link...

See this link (http://www.pprune.org/pacific-general-aviation-questions/578332-c208-c172-flight-review-question.html) to a recent thread discussing a similar subject.

I think we agreed, in that...
1st May 2016, 15:55
Replies: 12
Views: 2,505
Posted By QFF

Interesting reading. From the document...

Interesting reading. From the document referenced above:

Do I have to do training AND a flight review to fly certain types of aircraft?

Yes. Before flying these types of aircraft, you must...
1st May 2016, 11:05
Replies: 12
Views: 2,505
Posted By QFF

Pilotchute - CASR 61.062 and 61.747 has already...

Pilotchute - CASR 61.062 and 61.747 has already been quoted by blackburn (above). 61.745 further clarifies that you need a flight review every 24 mths (or so).

Putting it all together, because...
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