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6th Feb 2019, 10:55
Replies: 39
Views: 7,465
Posted By Camargue

I never liked nav. It didnt help that I learnt on...

I never liked nav. It didnt help that I learnt on an air quadron where we couldnt choose the instrutor (the boss was horrible to fly with and if you werent doing it right would just pile on the...
24th Jan 2019, 09:02
Replies: 83
Views: 21,420
Posted By Camargue

I remember the quote from my cfi on the air...

I remember the quote from my cfi on the air squadron, a very experienced hunter pilot telling us in line with Sharpend has said, 'there are old pilots and there are bold pilots. There are no old,...
15th Nov 2018, 13:02
Replies: 59
Views: 5,784
Posted By Camargue

1. PPL(A) 2. 550ish (but only about 400 since...

1. PPL(A)
2. 550ish (but only about 400 since i got my ppl in 1991)
3. 1989 Bulldog T1
4. Just for fun
14th Nov 2018, 17:03
Replies: 51
Views: 8,322
Posted By Camargue

Too be honest, I'm not sure it's so much the...

Too be honest, I'm not sure it's so much the actual handling of a high performance aircraft as the work load required to fly long distances with very changable weather and having to make decisions...
6th Nov 2017, 10:10
Replies: 28
Views: 4,463
Posted By Camargue

There are places but maybe not within easy...

There are places but maybe not within easy location.

ideally you need to do it in the same type, and really ideally in something that is responsive to fly because done properly you are pretty...
5th Oct 2017, 07:45
Replies: 28
Views: 2,666
Posted By Camargue

Well, my understanding is you can put what you...

Well, my understanding is you can put what you like in your logbook as long as you are not claiming the hours towards re-validation.

so if you say have 20 bona fide hours in your 2nd year, its...
14th Sep 2017, 08:37
Replies: 33
Views: 18,086
Posted By Camargue

I would agree with sir Niall, undershoot. id also...

I would agree with sir Niall, undershoot. id also keep gear up, (having done a gear up landing after and efato i'd possibly use that option for anything other than billiard ball field)
though...
30th Aug 2017, 12:04
Replies: 45
Views: 27,199
Posted By Camargue

shy torque 45 makes sense, i couldn't remember...

shy torque
45 makes sense, i couldn't remember
i get the ground rush as you would be coming in at 80kts,+ low nose, rapid rate of decent and not much spare height.

ive not practiced in a moth...
30th Aug 2017, 09:55
Replies: 45
Views: 27,199
Posted By Camargue

I remember in my UAS day min turn back for the...

I remember in my UAS day min turn back for the bulldog was 500ft and only if there were no other options, cant remember if the aob required was 45 or 60 deg. i was definitely shown several at various...
19th Jul 2017, 15:58
Replies: 21
Views: 4,657
Posted By Camargue

if your are in kent then tiger club hire out...

if your are in kent then tiger club hire out turbs at 75 per tacho.

fantastic to fly. hand swung though if you are going elsewhere helps if they have some one to help you
28th Dec 2016, 15:24
Replies: 28
Views: 4,095
Posted By Camargue

re bulldog, when I was uas late 80's I seem to...

re bulldog, when I was uas late 80's I seem to remember being told to eject the canopy if you were going to end up in a soggy ploughed field
1st Dec 2016, 11:53
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By Camargue

I'm a miserable sod. The fewer pilots at an...

I'm a miserable sod. The fewer pilots at an airfield the better. :)
14th Oct 2016, 13:34
Replies: 45
Views: 6,297
Posted By Camargue

but android devices have gps built in anyway. ...

but android devices have gps built in anyway.
If I ever needed cellular capability (and admittedly the type of flying I do renders this very unlikely) I just tether to my phone.
13th Oct 2016, 12:32
Replies: 45
Views: 6,297
Posted By Camargue

BUT why pay for 4g you don't need.???? unless you...

BUT why pay for 4g you don't need.???? unless you need phone network for other stuff


also nexus 7 or similar fits on your thigh if you don't want to cockpit mount it.


get what works, not...
13th Oct 2016, 08:46
Replies: 45
Views: 6,297
Posted By Camargue

I have a nexus 7 which runs pocket fms perfectly...

I have a nexus 7 which runs pocket fms perfectly well. the built in gps works fine but with a high wing I find its better to get the fix before you get the plane as otherwise struggles to get one.
...
12th Oct 2016, 12:51
Replies: 21
Views: 3,723
Posted By Camargue

I have a nexus 7, which has Velcro stuck on the...

I have a nexus 7, which has Velcro stuck on the back and a Velcro strap which goes round my thigh.


works well as I can take it on a off as I please.


but the nexus does fit on my thigh much...
10th Oct 2016, 14:17
Replies: 53
Views: 7,297
Posted By Camargue

I agree shaggy. Having done some basic...

I agree shaggy.


Having done some basic maths, the cost of renting a simple puddle hopper in the south has gone up by about 3.5% p/a since I did my ppl in the earl 90's. that's hardly excessive....
11th Aug 2016, 13:01
Replies: 73
Views: 8,920
Posted By Camargue

sounds like she is yours to appreciate all by...

sounds like she is yours to appreciate all by yourself. I trust she has 4 wings, as god intended.... :)
3rd Aug 2016, 16:41
Replies: 26
Views: 4,744
Posted By Camargue

a 177rg is comfy and quite but a bit of a tank to...

a 177rg is comfy and quite but a bit of a tank to fly. reasonable load carrier
3rd Aug 2016, 14:59
Replies: 16
Views: 4,311
Posted By Camargue

if in south east, tiger club at pent farm have a...

if in south east, tiger club at pent farm have a cap10c which is a very nice plane to fly and 200 per tacho. If you want to learn to fly a tiger moth that also 200 per hour.
otherwise bang for...
20th Jul 2016, 16:02
Replies: 17
Views: 3,242
Posted By Camargue

out of interest more than anything, how much does...

out of interest more than anything, how much does the ame charge, for the follow up tests?

as for rudder rigours, well if your ankle cant handle that, how will you get to the airfield in the 1st...
6th Jul 2016, 13:11
Replies: 31
Views: 4,917
Posted By Camargue

It seems to me though that if you are north you...

It seems to me though that if you are north you will already be/should be talking to Farnborough west who should be able to give you a poke if you look like busting solent, so why listen to them? ...
6th Jul 2016, 11:10
Replies: 31
Views: 4,917
Posted By Camargue

there is a thread on flyer forum. seems...

there is a thread on flyer forum.

seems they want you to use their listening squawk/frequency over a wider area, ie over IoW and haining island and upto bullingdon cross north.

so you'll...
16th Jun 2016, 12:01
Replies: 20
Views: 2,558
Posted By Camargue

Any sensible club should have a pragmatic...

Any sensible club should have a pragmatic approach. The instructors know which pilots have better handling skills than others

Where I am it's 6 weeks but if you haven't flown for 6 weeks and...
13th Jun 2016, 15:07
Replies: 16
Views: 2,411
Posted By Camargue

I think I paid 140 in April for one on London -...

I think I paid 140 in April for one on London - no ECG - so sounds a lot!
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