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15th Nov 2020, 11:39
Replies: 53
Views: 10,448
Posted By sprocket check

Just enjoy it. Flying tailwheel is exactly the...

Just enjoy it. Flying tailwheel is exactly the same as what you know. The takeoff and especially landing will certainly make you use the rudders! As before, stay off the brakes and stall it onto the...
15th Nov 2020, 09:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By sprocket check

So just a question on that subject... Sched 7...

So just a question on that subject...
Sched 7 is clear about what you can't do, 8 says what you can. What about everything in between?
15th Nov 2020, 09:40
Replies: 16
Views: 5,304
Posted By sprocket check

WTF???????

WTF???????
28th Mar 2020, 22:50
Replies: 7
Views: 2,968
Posted By sprocket check

The poll was probably public and the respondent...

The poll was probably public and the respondent demographic? who knows... but one needs to note that these polls ARE just opinion, and perhaps broad sector sampling, which would indicate that all...
28th Mar 2020, 10:41
Replies: 7
Views: 2,968
Posted By sprocket check

Simple. Trust is earned when your message...

Simple. Trust is earned when your message resonates with people. DS - still remembered for the positive influence and waving the Australian flag, Twiggy - took a departure from the rest of the mining...
28th Mar 2020, 10:20
Replies: 11
Views: 2,946
Posted By sprocket check

It's a valid subject, I reckon. There is a strong...

It's a valid subject, I reckon. There is a strong argument that some of the main reasons GA is what is, is purely because it is disjointed, disorganised, without a unified voice and without the...
26th Mar 2020, 08:11
Replies: 98
Views: 17,126
Posted By sprocket check

I fear the same aroa, in the near future it is...

I fear the same aroa, in the near future it is more likely your entire medical records will be carried on your person in the form of a "secure encrypted ID card" readable by any "official of state"....
24th Mar 2020, 23:22
Replies: 27
Views: 9,513
Posted By sprocket check

We have never had a brave politician that I can...

We have never had a brave politician that I can recall that had enough smarts and determination to drive sense into the bureaucratic structure, boys clubs and trough feeders the taxpayers have had to...
24th Mar 2020, 22:59
Replies: 27
Views: 9,513
Posted By sprocket check

Indeed. CASA seems to be the primary reason the...

Indeed. CASA seems to be the primary reason the aviation industry has little to no resilience to any form of economic / social change. The one upon us now is going to reverberate for a long time.
23rd Mar 2020, 12:03
Replies: 98
Views: 17,126
Posted By sprocket check

Roy: In terms of petitioning anything...

Roy:


In terms of petitioning anything from our bureaucracy, I have about as much faith in that as I have of me walking on Mars. Especially when I would most likely be petitioning you, who has...
22nd Mar 2020, 10:06
Replies: 85
Views: 15,562
Posted By sprocket check

This method is also used to prevent revolutions...

This method is also used to prevent revolutions and public uprising as well as implement any draconian or freedom restrictive policy on the subjects. Sometimes they take longer and with smaller...
22nd Mar 2020, 09:54
Replies: 98
Views: 17,126
Posted By sprocket check

Thanks for the clarification Roy. Though the...

Thanks for the clarification Roy. Though the statement was neither childish nor flippant, rather a true reflection of attitude among some mandarins within my sphere. I watched Get Smart last night...
22nd Mar 2020, 09:48
Replies: 98
Views: 17,126
Posted By sprocket check

Thank you Junior, that's like lighting up the...

Thank you Junior, that's like lighting up the runway in Nowra :D
21st Mar 2020, 14:32
Replies: 98
Views: 17,126
Posted By sprocket check

Yes Junior, I was just getting started. While...

Yes Junior,
I was just getting started. While some run around buying up dunny rolls... Priorities eh?
I hope you're ready for the brave new world, there is a lot of shedding going to happen. And...
21st Mar 2020, 12:03
Replies: 98
Views: 17,126
Posted By sprocket check

Wink ASIC - Surely this must be the end

Soooo.... there are now no RPT aircraft servicing most aerodromes in Australia (or shortly there won't be).

Can we now, as some kind of quasi organised internet blogging aviation interested bunch...
27th Aug 2015, 09:02
Replies: 323
Views: 61,371
Posted By sprocket check

I don't know Mr Skidmore and know very little...

I don't know Mr Skidmore and know very little about him… but thinking clearly and not influenced by the complex fermented sugars:

What if the industry, rather than berating him, stood behind him...
26th Aug 2015, 13:27
Replies: 323
Views: 61,371
Posted By sprocket check

Frank, I think that is most succinctly put. ...

Frank, I think that is most succinctly put.

The only thing is… deep inside we all know it is possible to make the system change. The only problem is there is not enough heat... yet. There is not...
28th Feb 2015, 16:15
Replies: 146
Views: 28,639
Posted By sprocket check

Might be your personality sunny. We've been...

Might be your personality sunny. We've been exhibiting all week, had absolutely fabulous time, on every level. The vibe has been very positive and friendly, show well organised, so many aircraft and...
24th Feb 2015, 16:10
Replies: 146
Views: 28,639
Posted By sprocket check

First day of Avalon was brilliant, highly...

First day of Avalon was brilliant, highly entertaining, enjoyable and positive. Lots of loud noises, bangs and buzzes.

Why TF would you not want to go if you are into aviation?

It's the best...
11th Feb 2015, 11:57
Replies: 64
Views: 26,374
Posted By sprocket check

No ding duck, I have not got a GA operation… I do...

No ding duck, I have not got a GA operation… I do have one foot only in the aviation world on a professional basis though. I would like to have two, but I want to be in it to have fun, not stress.
...
5th Feb 2015, 10:28
Replies: 64
Views: 26,374
Posted By sprocket check

and just to add… human nature always wants more....

and just to add… human nature always wants more. Try a first flight in a clapped out Cherokee that is fun and you will want more, bigger, better, shinier. Of course, it may work the other way if it...
5th Feb 2015, 10:25
Replies: 64
Views: 26,374
Posted By sprocket check

HarleyD, I for one think it is a good thing. And...

HarleyD, I for one think it is a good thing. And if I were an operator, I would certainly not feel threatened - encouraged if anything. The more people that get up and fly the more there will be for...
30th Nov 2014, 20:30
Replies: 41
Views: 16,475
Posted By sprocket check

The tool trade is very different now to 20, or...

The tool trade is very different now to 20, or even 10 years ago.

It now comes down to the brands specifications and interest in quality assurance. Many, including the most famous brands are no...
30th Nov 2014, 10:46
Replies: 28
Views: 8,342
Posted By sprocket check

To quote Ren and Stimpy: "EEDIOTS TO THE...

To quote Ren and Stimpy:

"EEDIOTS TO THE LEFT OF ME, EEEDIOTS TO THE RIGHT OF ME, AAAAGGGHHHHH EEEEDIOTS EVERYWHERE!!!!!!"

Yep. The thread has gone to the dogs.

As has the country, for the...
23rd Nov 2014, 10:37
Replies: 112
Views: 19,799
Posted By sprocket check

Kharon, your oratory skills are in fine form, as...

Kharon, your oratory skills are in fine form, as usual :D:D
14th Nov 2014, 22:10
Replies: 173
Views: 47,250
Posted By sprocket check

or perhaps intentional misrepresentation of the...

or perhaps intentional misrepresentation of the CURRENT state of affairs by the Authority?
11th Nov 2014, 08:43
Replies: 47
Views: 14,169
Posted By sprocket check

At my renewal, the DAME's words were to the...

At my renewal, the DAME's words were to the effect:

CASA bureaucracy makes the french and the africans look exceedingly well organised and efficient.

Whether she would have written to CASA...
10th Oct 2014, 11:13
Replies: 173
Views: 47,250
Posted By sprocket check

I know this is about YSBK, but given the general...

I know this is about YSBK, but given the general area...

just heard Aeropelican landing fees... $200 ?????
7th Oct 2014, 17:36
Replies: 173
Views: 47,250
Posted By sprocket check

WVA that much? Gee, they must be "crowd funding"...

WVA that much? Gee, they must be "crowd funding" the new airport!!!

I can't believe there are people on this forum actually calling on MORE fees on aviation????:ugh::ugh::ugh::ugh:

We should...
26th Aug 2014, 10:29
Replies: 116
Views: 17,631
Posted By sprocket check

Frank: MOST Olympic athletes ARE amateurs. ...

Frank: MOST Olympic athletes ARE amateurs.

AeroD:



You are describing a sickness that pervades ALL of GA and has nothing of relevance to AF unless you are suggesting that it becomes a...
24th Aug 2014, 23:33
Replies: 116
Views: 17,631
Posted By sprocket check

When has regulatory overshite instigated by CASA...

When has regulatory overshite instigated by CASA helped anything other than reduce the amount of aviating done?
3rd Aug 2014, 16:18
Replies: 14
Views: 3,512
Posted By sprocket check

HLB: You wouldn't happen to be planning...

HLB:

You wouldn't happen to be planning another one, saaayy, 25th of October?

sc
26th Jun 2014, 09:57
Replies: 47
Views: 11,003
Posted By sprocket check

I should have been more specific, in that the...

I should have been more specific, in that the aircraft scuttled were Catalinas.

Scuttled off Rottnest Island, my ex RAAF father in law mentioned this once.

I think there was four of them.
25th Jun 2014, 10:18
Replies: 47
Views: 11,003
Posted By sprocket check

The RAAF was made to scuttle a whole heap by the...

The RAAF was made to scuttle a whole heap by the RAF at the end of WW2. There'll be more.

sc
5th May 2014, 08:34
Replies: 42
Views: 11,197
Posted By sprocket check

My understanding is council is supportive. How...

My understanding is council is supportive. How much of a long term support that is remains to be seen. Unlikely to be an airpark with residential unless the new owners can weave magic Mirvac...
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