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20th Jul 2019, 02:51
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Posted By Horatio Leafblower

I dunno... I have seen Bird Dogs, Wog Dogs, Pups,...

I dunno... I have seen Bird Dogs, Wog Dogs, Pups, Huskies, Airdailes and Beagles on airports with nobody seeming to care. Maybe it depends on breed?
17th Jul 2019, 22:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

That might be a local rule but I have never come...

That might be a local rule but I have never come across it in the Civil Aviation rule set.
Nothing I can see in the Part 139 MOS.
10th Jul 2019, 06:24
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

If you go the RAAus route you will save a few...

If you go the RAAus route you will save a few dollars on the hourly rate, to be sure. However.....

.....to validate your RPL you need to do a flight review with an instructor who needs to see you...
4th Jul 2019, 08:09
Replies: 82
REX
Views: 55,088
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

AOPA's comments were about CASA's handling of the...

AOPA's comments were about CASA's handling of the issue, not about REX's guilt or otherwise. Nowhere did AOPA call for REX to be grounded or hold out that the substance of the report is fact. AOPA...
30th Jun 2019, 08:54
Replies: 82
REX
Views: 55,088
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Does everyone forget that REX Group donates...

Does everyone forget that REX Group donates hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Nationals every year... and their Chairman is ex Nationals Deputy PM John Sharpe?

Has everyone forgotten that...
24th Jun 2019, 11:25
Replies: 17
Views: 3,014
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Blue Wren Winery is a 5-minute walk through...

Blue Wren Winery is a 5-minute walk through vineyards from Mudgee airport; and the Aero Club has a courtesy car so next time you can venture further afield.
Highly recommend breakfast at the Mudgee...
23rd Jun 2019, 00:56
Replies: 28
Views: 4,583
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

...oh and I called inbound at 2FC the other day,...

...oh and I called inbound at 2FC the other day, just to fkn show 'em.
23rd Jun 2019, 00:55
Replies: 28
Views: 4,583
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Gold Coast is still Cooly. Sunshine Coast is...

Gold Coast is still Cooly.
Sunshine Coast is still Maroochy.
Sydney Metro is still Bankstown.
...and is anyone planning on calling for clearance at from "Nancy Bird Approach"?
15th Jun 2019, 08:53
Replies: 33
Views: 6,727
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

I seem to remember hearing what a heap of crap...

I seem to remember hearing what a heap of crap the F111 was .... right up until it was time to retire it, at which point it was the greatest aircraft ever built and should be retained at any cost.
...
3rd Jun 2019, 23:58
Replies: 13
Views: 8,397
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Sharpies don't have a lot of availability in the...

Sharpies don't have a lot of availability in the peak periods, based on discussions I have had with them when trying to sub a charter to them ex EN.
3rd Jun 2019, 11:10
Replies: 13
Views: 8,397
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

I love their mission statement:

I love their mission statement:
27th May 2019, 03:55
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

In Aus it is pretty cut and dried (although not...

In Aus it is pretty cut and dried (although not always as we would like to have it):

Is it an instructional flight?

Yes = no pax, and candidate can manipulate controls under guidance of...
23rd May 2019, 23:13
Replies: 20
Views: 4,484
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

They do OK I suppose but don't forget, CASA know...

They do OK I suppose but don't forget, CASA know how to do it properly.

I will also give a vote for the ARO at YHOT, he is a switched on guy and super helpful and friendly.
19th May 2019, 22:55
Replies: 7
Views: 2,624
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Don't forget that, according to CASA - Charter is...

Don't forget that, according to CASA - Charter is no longer "GA", but RAAus is.
If you are a flying school sometimes it's kinda nice to point out that you are properly approved, and haven't just...
4th May 2019, 11:13
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Clive Palmer was supposedly going to launch his...

Clive Palmer was supposedly going to launch his Big Fat Aviation Policy in Wagga this week. Haven't heard how that went?
3rd May 2019, 21:44
Replies: 13
Views: 5,011
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Holdingagain, No Dubbo is in the seat of...

Holdingagain,

No Dubbo is in the seat of Parkes, held by Mark Coulton (NAT).

New England includes Scone, Gunnedah, Tamworth, Armidale and Inverell airports.
FW Charter operators headquartered...
3rd May 2019, 05:29
Replies: 29
Views: 7,559
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

No kidding?

No kidding?
2nd May 2019, 09:51
Replies: 13
Views: 5,011
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

I know of a number flying in Barons. Barnaby gets...

I know of a number flying in Barons. Barnaby gets around in a Navajo from Goondiwindi despite having 6 charter operators in his electorate :hmm:
8th Apr 2019, 08:35
Replies: 28
Views: 9,540
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Leadsled I have a terrible feeling I know who you...

Leadsled I have a terrible feeling I know who you mean by your aviating internet expert. Is that the chap who did time for fraud?

I am in the UK and the internet ain't THAT good here (although I...
20th Mar 2019, 04:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

How on earth Neil Hansford continues to pass...

How on earth Neil Hansford continues to pass himself off as an "Aviation Expert" is beyond me.
12th Mar 2019, 21:13
Replies: 15
Views: 2,755
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

...but someone at CQU knows somebody in the ALP...

...but someone at CQU knows somebody in the ALP or a union and hey presto.
It's a bit like the $4m funding for marketing and promotion to get more women into aviation.
Sometimes I wonder if this...
10th Mar 2019, 23:23
Replies: 29
Views: 5,863
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

It seems to me, and I may be wrong, that very...

It seems to me, and I may be wrong, that very low-hour copilots are not so much of a help in the cockpit of a multi-crew aircraft. Even copilots with a couple of thousand hours can be well behind the...
9th Mar 2019, 22:47
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

It's a long way up the Valley from Newie but...

It's a long way up the Valley from Newie but Airspeed at Scone has a C182 available for hire too.
8th Mar 2019, 19:19
Replies: 58
Views: 11,954
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Fatboywings, you will find CAO 82.1 Para 4...

Fatboywings,
you will find CAO 82.1 Para 4 stipulates minimum experience on type for Charter operations on Multi-engine aircraft and SE Turbine aircraft. These requirements are 5 hours time on type...
3rd Mar 2019, 21:08
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

1/. I suspect CASA is the best source of...

1/. I suspect CASA is the best source of information on this one - sorry.
2/. The fact that you have an overseas ATPL and previous complex turbine experience will make you stand out in the pilot...
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