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26th Dec 2019, 13:11
Replies: 57
Views: 20,966
Posted By desert goat

I don't want to comment on the Moruya accident...

I don't want to comment on the Moruya accident because I wasn't in the aeroplane at the time and therefore don't have the first clue what happened or why. I'm not going to sit here and armchair judge...
29th Nov 2019, 23:53
Replies: 19
Views: 2,930
Posted By desert goat

Absolutely right. The kids got to build the...

Absolutely right. The kids got to build the aeroplane, which was the primary purpose of the exercise. I won't be losing any sleep over it-it was about the same as a round of beers at the pub would...
Replies: 20
Views: 4,957
Posted By desert goat

Having a "correct" technique to make your...

Having a "correct" technique to make your instructor or examiner happy is one thing, but the most important thing is that you have a technique that you can rely on to keep you safe when bad stuff is...
3rd Nov 2019, 00:44
Replies: 10
Views: 2,260
Posted By desert goat

I personally object to the use of the term...

I personally object to the use of the term "mental health" to describe common, (and very normal), problems like stress, anxiety and depression. To me, that's not "mental health".... it's just health....
19th Oct 2019, 10:31
Replies: 75
Views: 26,351
Posted By desert goat

I reckon a few of us could hazard a pretty good...

I reckon a few of us could hazard a pretty good guess what caused that engine to quit. But as you say, we shouldn't have to. It's supposed to be their job, not ours. But with 129 pages in the report,...
22nd Sep 2019, 11:43
Replies: 17
Views: 7,563
Posted By desert goat

Was it definitely Aeropelican? I thought it was...

Was it definitely Aeropelican? I thought it was Fly Corporate doing that run? Good to hear they helped you out, anyway.
5th Sep 2019, 06:34
Replies: 72
Views: 14,923
Posted By desert goat

Wow.....upwards of sixty posts arguing over a...

Wow.....upwards of sixty posts arguing over a multple choice quiz that can easily be studied for and knocked off over a weekend or two. You guys are funny.
19th Aug 2019, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 3,303
Posted By desert goat

We used to. The name has been changed to reflect...

We used to. The name has been changed to reflect the fact that we don't any more.
9th Apr 2019, 08:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,379
Posted By desert goat

What reg says that you need a low level...

What reg says that you need a low level endorsement when taking off or landing at a location that the PIC has determined to be suitable? As for landowner permission, a simple phone call to ask before...
23rd Mar 2019, 01:46
Replies: 58
Views: 13,235
Posted By desert goat

Well, if you wish to involve yourself in the...

Well, if you wish to involve yourself in the investigation then here is some information as to how you can best go about it.

https://www.atsb.gov.au/about_atsb/employment/
21st Mar 2019, 11:26
Replies: 58
Views: 13,235
Posted By desert goat

All good in theory, except that in this day and...

All good in theory, except that in this day and age leaving an aircraft full of fuel overnight just increases the likelyhood that your fuel will go missing overnight. As to whether it could have been...
14th Mar 2019, 03:09
Replies: 15
Views: 2,936
Posted By desert goat

Yes....a bit like Melbourne, really. We couldn't...

Yes....a bit like Melbourne, really. We couldn't possibly train ab-initio students at a place like Moorabbin.....far too many clouds in the winter-time, not to mention all the airspace. Utterly...
8th Mar 2019, 07:16
Replies: 58
Views: 13,235
Posted By desert goat

Are you sure about that?

Are you sure about that?
20th Feb 2019, 08:18
Replies: 22
Views: 6,658
Posted By desert goat

If he finds flying that boring, I'm sure we could...

If he finds flying that boring, I'm sure we could find someone willing to take his place.
23rd Jan 2019, 00:40
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By desert goat

Same here, as what 421dog said. I can't offer any...

Same here, as what 421dog said. I can't offer any advice on the SA system as I'm not from there. But I personally have found mild OCD to be a useful thing in some ways. For instance, after 2500 hours...
13th Dec 2018, 21:58
Replies: 78
Views: 21,140
Posted By desert goat

I do not know what caused this accident, and I...

I do not know what caused this accident, and I think it is fair to say that nobody else on this electronic peanut gallery does either. Even if they did once have a scary training flight in a tonka...
27th Sep 2018, 13:17
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By desert goat

Just get on the road and start knocking on doors....

Just get on the road and start knocking on doors. Until you do that, it won't make an iota of difference either way. Save the worrying about all this stuff until it actually becomes an issue in six...
30th May 2018, 09:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,979
Posted By desert goat

I personally only use the GPWT for an overview....

I personally only use the GPWT for an overview. The wind/temp profile function in NAIPS is handy when doing a manual flight plan for a long leg. Gives you an expected head or tailwind component with...
31st Mar 2018, 09:21
Replies: 120
Views: 28,518
Posted By desert goat

"Centre and all stations".....

"Centre and all stations".....
18th Jan 2018, 07:25
Replies: 53
Views: 6,308
Posted By desert goat

Are your head temps sitting above 400 on all...

Are your head temps sitting above 400 on all cylinders regularly, or just one?
16th Jan 2018, 11:31
Replies: 53
Views: 6,308
Posted By desert goat

thepilotadviser, Although I fully agree with...

thepilotadviser,

Although I fully agree with the above posters re the usefullness of having a multi-cylinder engine monitor, I gather that you are mainly flying rented club or school aircraft that...
11th Nov 2017, 03:17
Replies: 64
Views: 17,253
Posted By desert goat

Well I beg to differ from you all-I think it's a...

Well I beg to differ from you all-I think it's a really good product. I had to do a long trip at short notice early this morning that crossed several ARFOR areas (each with several subdivisions) and...
10th Jul 2014, 10:31
Replies: 114
Views: 35,667
Posted By desert goat

Thanks for that airag- Will see about getting a...

Thanks for that airag- Will see about getting a copy.:ok:
5th Jul 2014, 09:58
Replies: 114
Views: 35,667
Posted By desert goat

There was a thread on here a while back about a...

There was a thread on here a while back about a documentary being made on the industry ("Seasons" I think it was called)...does anyone know if it's available yet?
2nd Apr 2014, 01:48
Replies: 720
Views: 49,728
Posted By desert goat

Why not just change the oil yourself, rather than...

Why not just change the oil yourself, rather than continuing to worry about it?:confused:
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