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Forum: North America
1st Aug 2021, 04:13
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By keebird

I was taught that it was mostly as a courtesy to...

I was taught that it was mostly as a courtesy to the poor line guy who has to disconnect the plug after start.
Forum: North America
2nd Nov 2020, 02:37
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By keebird

Aircraft Holding Company One is the LLC that...

Aircraft Holding Company One is the LLC that owned the Hawkers of Travel Management Company (aka. TMC Jets)
They bought a bunch of ex-Netjets Honeywell hawkers in 2011, including N895TM.
They're...
5th Feb 2019, 10:49
Replies: 43
Views: 34,937
Posted By keebird

It's been many years since I flew turbocharged...

It's been many years since I flew turbocharged twin Cessnas but I do remember the importance of the "V-clamp AD" that required frequent inspections of the exhaust system. The AD came about after...
Forum: Nordic Forum
19th Dec 2017, 04:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,981
Posted By keebird

Carl Bjerredahl: Himlens vikinger...

Carl Bjerredahl: Himlens vikinger (http://www.thriller.dk/images/himlens-vikinger.jpg)
Udgivet vistnok i 1990
Forum: North America
24th Oct 2017, 00:46
Replies: 4
Views: 3,062
Posted By keebird

Professional business scam artist. Possibly...

Professional business scam artist. Possibly mentally ill.
...He would have more success trying to run for president.
5th Nov 2016, 18:45
Replies: 8
Views: 4,542
Posted By keebird

The DFO named had posted in a Danish aviation...

The DFO named had posted in a Danish aviation forum about a year ago for information on Hawker 1000. Apparently he was planning on buying one or more Hawker 1000s for use as air ambulance in a new...
14th Jun 2016, 09:15
Replies: 267
Views: 216,561
Posted By keebird

Vistajet's American partner is Jet Aviation and...

Vistajet's American partner is Jet Aviation and unrelated to Flexjet/FlightOptions/Onesky.
16th Jul 2015, 15:57
Replies: 27
Views: 6,833
Posted By keebird

Holy crap. Reading this thread make me...

Holy crap.
Reading this thread make me appreciate North American FBOs so much more.
Even sadder when you realize that some of the big FBO chains here in the US are owned by European companies....
Forum: North America
17th Apr 2015, 07:52
Replies: 16
Views: 5,363
Posted By keebird

From personal experience I can say that a...

From personal experience I can say that a business jet does not pay any landing fee at KLAS.
The fbo on the other hand, may charge as much as they want in fees for using their ramp and facilities,...
12th Apr 2015, 18:42
Replies: 7
Views: 3,616
Posted By keebird

6 crew? In a Hawker?

6 crew? In a Hawker?
Forum: North America
5th Apr 2015, 10:41
Replies: 18
Views: 13,101
Posted By keebird

Ariat Roper boots

Ariat Roper boots
Forum: North America
4th Apr 2015, 01:32
Replies: 16
Views: 5,363
Posted By keebird

I concur. Try North Las Vegas (KVGT) or Henderson...

I concur. Try North Las Vegas (KVGT) or Henderson (KHND).
You can always do a touch and go at KLAS if you pick a time it's not too busy.
28th Mar 2015, 20:34
Replies: 45
Views: 8,380
Posted By keebird

Short answer: It will either be very illegal...

Short answer:
It will either be very illegal but cheap.
Or it be legal and very expensive....More than a ticket on Southwest.

Only way to fly "cheap" and legally on a small plane with a private...
19th Mar 2015, 03:34
Replies: 15
Views: 9,422
Posted By keebird

They're cool looking. They're wicked fast. But...

They're cool looking. They're wicked fast.
But holy crap they're also NOISY.
Some airports in the US have banned or limited them because they're noiser than jets.
Forum: North America
14th Mar 2015, 18:07
Replies: 28
Views: 15,801
Posted By keebird

Propeller Aircraft Procedures - SMO: Santa Monica...

Propeller Aircraft Procedures - SMO: Santa Monica Municipal Airport (http://www.smgov.net/Departments/Airport/Pilots/Propeller_Aircraft_Procedures.aspx)

When "smart pilots" overfly the golf course...
10th Mar 2015, 06:01
Replies: 69
Views: 16,256
Posted By keebird

For us general aviation pilots: "Hello...

For us general aviation pilots:
"Hello Teterboro tower" - Arthur Godfrey (http://youtu.be/x37f-_XrMJ0)
5th Mar 2015, 19:13
Replies: 258
Views: 136,813
Posted By keebird

"Divide and conquer". Classic strategy...And...

"Divide and conquer".
Classic strategy...And classic union busting strategy.
5th Mar 2015, 18:42
Replies: 28
Views: 8,273
Posted By keebird

USA is booming. I fly 50-60 hours a month on a...

USA is booming.
I fly 50-60 hours a month on a 15/13 roster, so each of our aircraft must be doing around 100 hours a month.
That is all charter on a fleet of around 70 small and midsize jets and a...
6th Dec 2014, 01:20
Replies: 23
Views: 4,562
Posted By keebird

It's a bit of a myth that "the weather is always...

It's a bit of a myth that "the weather is always good in the US".
It is a huge country with all kinds of weather. Most flight schools catering to foreigners are located in Florida simply because...
19th Nov 2014, 22:53
Replies: 13
Views: 2,224
Posted By keebird

An iPad Mini with a simple flip cover will fit...

An iPad Mini with a simple flip cover will fit right onto the notepad holder on the side. Low tech solution to a high tech problem.
Although I do like the E-chart holder.
Forum: Canada
21st Oct 2014, 03:02
Replies: 30
Views: 18,217
Posted By keebird

When I was stationed in northern Greenland we had...

When I was stationed in northern Greenland we had a little Cessna to fly around in for fun.
The magnetic northpole was only about 100 miles away.
All the dry compass theory from groundschool became...
27th Sep 2014, 09:46
Replies: 10
Views: 4,838
Posted By keebird

BuzzB, you have obviously no clue what you are...

BuzzB, you have obviously no clue what you are talking about. :yuk:

While "Nigel Longhaul" from the airline or Biggles Fighterpilot are excellent at what they do, that is no guarantee they would...
14th Jul 2014, 08:04
Replies: 29
Views: 3,944
Posted By keebird

Jeana Yeager did it in 1986 and didn't even stop...

Jeana Yeager did it in 1986 and didn't even stop for fuel.
Jeana Yeager - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeana_Yeager)
Forum: North America
11th Jul 2014, 05:47
Replies: 6
Views: 3,058
Posted By keebird

Trap? Belief? They are just unbelievably...

Trap? Belief? They are just unbelievably stupid...It has everything to do with low entry level pay.
I spent a year in between jobs when the last recession hit. The only companies hiring pilots were...
Replies: 12
Views: 3,895
Posted By keebird

Save your $10 and the wait for shipping. It's...

Save your $10 and the wait for shipping.
It's the 21st century and of course the Aeronautical Information Manual (http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/ATPubs/AIM/AIMbasic2-11-10.pdf) and...
Forum: North America
9th Jan 2010, 08:27
Replies: 20
Views: 5,301
Posted By keebird

wanabe2010, Sure we have our share of problems...

wanabe2010,
Sure we have our share of problems too. Regional airline pay stinks. There's no way to sugarcoat that fact, and it is a hotly debated topic among US pilots. Fortunately there are other...
Forum: North America
9th Jan 2010, 07:42
Replies: 20
Views: 5,301
Posted By keebird

Thanks for backing up my point. It was the...

Thanks for backing up my point. It was the Europeans who came here to buy types and time. American companies simply saw a business opportunity in European pilots willing to pay for something they...
5th Jan 2010, 20:00
Replies: 52
Views: 9,575
Posted By keebird

It is not a grey area at all. - It is illegal....

It is not a grey area at all. - It is illegal. You were performing uncompensated work without a valid visa.
Of course the school didn't have a problem with it...They were getting gullible labour for...
5th Jan 2010, 19:02
Replies: 30
Views: 19,094
Posted By keebird

Preliminary accident data....

Preliminary accident data. (http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/media/B_0105_N.txt)
5th Jan 2010, 05:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,379
Posted By keebird

The manual is available for download....

The manual is available for download. (http://www.icomamerica.com/en/downloads/Default.aspx?Category=130)

It has a picture and specifications of the charger: 6 V DC, 1 A output.
5th Jan 2010, 04:48
Replies: 30
Views: 19,094
Posted By keebird

FlightAware > N5118J...

FlightAware > N5118J (http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N5118J)
Forum: North America
4th Jan 2010, 04:57
Replies: 20
Views: 5,301
Posted By keebird

Of course differences training may be required,...

Of course differences training may be required, but it's still the same type rating. No need to go and pay for more training out of own pocket.
You see, on this side of the Atlantic it is common...
Forum: North America
2nd Jan 2010, 18:59
Replies: 20
Views: 5,301
Posted By keebird

With the original poster's 3000 hours on type I'd...

With the original poster's 3000 hours on type I'd say he's probably much more qualified than the typical 250 hour freshly typed JAA wonder boy.
Forum: Nordic Forum
28th Dec 2009, 06:09
Replies: 18
Views: 4,469
Posted By keebird

That is just crazy...JAA is truly idiotic.

That is just crazy...JAA is truly idiotic.
Forum: North America
27th Dec 2009, 19:18
Replies: 20
Views: 5,301
Posted By keebird

If you have an FAA ATP with the B-737 type rating...

If you have an FAA ATP with the B-737 type rating on it, you do not need another type rating for the NG. FAA does not distinguish between "classic" and NG variants of the 737. The FAA B-737 type...
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