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6th Jun 2021, 09:11
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Posted By TheOddOne

Garmin AERA 660 displaying mode s

Hi All,
We've installed a Garmin GDL50R in our PA28 to receive ADS-B to complement our Garmin transponder with ADS-B 'out'. We display the output from the GDL50R on a panel-mount AERA 660 and the...
2nd Jun 2021, 05:05
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By TheOddOne

It is certainly recommended practice. Make sure...

It is certainly recommended practice. Make sure you keep a note of the flight details as it should all count towards your total.

My personal recommendation would be The Pilot Centre at Denham. I'd...
22nd May 2021, 21:32
Replies: 24
Views: 3,306
Posted By TheOddOne

A short survey of youtube shows how many boats...

A short survey of youtube shows how many boats strike bridges! I'm anazed there are any bridges left...

TOO
18th May 2021, 06:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By TheOddOne

When carrying out IMC training, we always make it...

When carrying out IMC training, we always make it plain to ATC when we change to VFR, usually for recovery to base. We always benefit from a positive handover with squawk given in advance of...
18th May 2021, 06:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By TheOddOne

CAA lost log book requirements...

CAA lost log book requirements (https://www.caa.co.uk/Commercial-industry/Pilot-licences/Applications/Documentation/Lost,-damaged-or-stolen-logbooks/)

Please read carefully the information given...
27th Apr 2021, 19:12
Replies: 33
Views: 3,611
Posted By TheOddOne

Hi PL, That's a fantastic job you did there...

Hi PL,
That's a fantastic job you did there distilling all the info from previous posts.

However,

here in the UK we're still working on the basis that the school retains student records and...
5th Apr 2021, 22:01
Replies: 33
Views: 5,785
Posted By TheOddOne

I teach NOT to put fuel back in the tank - it's...

I teach NOT to put fuel back in the tank - it's considered contaminated, even if it looks OK. Good habits start with the first flying lesson. We had no end of trouble trying to lighten a big (i.e....
3rd Apr 2021, 05:53
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By TheOddOne

Your insurance company might have something to...

Your insurance company might have something to say, too. Policies normally limit the number of people who can be carried.

I once attended a lecture given by Captain Al Haynes, who was the skipper...
25th Mar 2021, 06:42
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By TheOddOne

That's how we're interpreting it. You make it...

That's how we're interpreting it.
You make it sound very complicated, which it doesn't need to be.
You also have the option to go to a DTO, usually a local friendly flying club, with a tame...
14th Mar 2021, 19:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By TheOddOne

I think it's highly likely that the shade will...

I think it's highly likely that the shade will have changed in the past 16 years. My advice wold be to visit a specialist aviation paint shop. They could at least Panitone-match the paint for you and...
9th Mar 2021, 14:56
Replies: 69
Views: 5,455
Posted By TheOddOne

Yes. Can we please stop calling them 'downwind'...

Yes.
Can we please stop calling them 'downwind' checks. The term 'pre-landing' checks covers not only the downwind but the base and straight-in joins. I learned this fairly early on when the only...
7th Mar 2021, 11:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By TheOddOne

MrAverage, 100% Keeping records as hostage for...

MrAverage, 100%
Keeping records as hostage for payment is a bit like the builders who come and wreck their work when they don't get paid. I'd hope we're more professional than that, whatever the...
7th Mar 2021, 11:42
Replies: 69
Views: 5,455
Posted By TheOddOne

2 stories: 1. IMC training in a C172. Door...

2 stories:
1. IMC training in a C172. Door opened as I lifted off, under the hood. Continued with takeoff, commenting to the instructor 'my door's opened'. 'Well, shut it then when safe to do so' he...
4th Mar 2021, 18:48
Replies: 20
Views: 3,625
Posted By TheOddOne

We found wearing masks made communication...

We found wearing masks made communication sufficiently more difficult as to be a safety hazard during student flights. So, we developed a Covid questionnaire and were taking temperatures etc before...
25th Feb 2021, 22:06
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By TheOddOne

That was a lovely 'gotcha' for one of our...

That was a lovely 'gotcha' for one of our instructors a while back. He called up for a radio check while I was doing my turn volunteering on the radio. All I could hear was what sounded like his...
25th Feb 2021, 06:31
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By TheOddOne

I'd normally say intercom squelch, but you say...

I'd normally say intercom squelch, but you say you've already tried this. The radio should still work with the intercom switched off, depending on how your aircraft is wired up. It can seem a little...
23rd Feb 2021, 16:47
Replies: 22
Views: 2,675
Posted By TheOddOne

There was an accident to a Beagle Pup, a British...

There was an accident to a Beagle Pup, a British certified Single Engine Piston aircraft, a couple of years ago. Here's the link to the Air Accident Investigation Branch report:

Beagle Pup Report...
23rd Feb 2021, 16:27
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By TheOddOne

Last March, when the restrictions really started...

Last March, when the restrictions really started to bite, we had a call to help with a cancer treatment. Apparently this treatment has a 4-hour life once created and the supply and the patient were...
23rd Feb 2021, 16:15
Replies: 20
Views: 3,625
Posted By TheOddOne

Nope. Still showing 11th Feb 2021 advice on the...

Nope. Still showing 11th Feb 2021 advice on the DfT web site, as of close of play Tues 23rd Feb.
We're a long way down the food chain from golf and gyms, so not expecting any helpful advice any time...
21st Feb 2021, 19:10
Replies: 22
Views: 2,675
Posted By TheOddOne

Actually, I think nearly 100 previously licensed...

Actually, I think nearly 100 previously licensed aerodromes in the UK promptly gave up their licenses as soon as the outbreak of common sense occurred. The UK CAA were glad to be relieved of the...
12th Feb 2021, 13:52
Replies: 33
Views: 3,611
Posted By TheOddOne

1. Log book, each flight signed off by...

1. Log book, each flight signed off by instructor. Not currently mandated, but I'm doing this now, anyway.
2. Make sure you see each entry recorded in your student notes, you should be signing them...
28th Jan 2021, 08:49
Replies: 25
Views: 4,575
Posted By TheOddOne

Perhaps the Enforcement Branch are running scared...

Perhaps the Enforcement Branch are running scared from the recent witch hunt in a popular UK flying magazine.
It's a case of 'Damned if they do, Damned if they don't'. I bet some of those here and...
24th Jan 2021, 16:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By TheOddOne

The problem is that the NPPL is a sub-ICAO...

The problem is that the NPPL is a sub-ICAO licences and as such can only be used for flying 'Permit' aircraft. We've had a temporary exemption for the NPPL (which is different from a UK-issued PPL)...
24th Jan 2021, 09:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,985
Posted By TheOddOne

Sadly, the case at the moment. However, I see no...

Sadly, the case at the moment. However, I see no valid reason why the DfT/UKCAA shouldn't permit G-reg Part21 aircraft to be flown in UK airspace with a UK-issued licence, including a NPPL, on a...
23rd Jan 2021, 10:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By TheOddOne

Our independent examiner gets me (a HoT) to do...

Our independent examiner gets me (a HoT) to do this certifying. He'll either be examining one of our students or a Club member flying their own aircraft. In either case, we're happy to do it as a...
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