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23rd Apr 2019, 13:36
Replies: 16
Views: 8,654
Posted By WestWind1950

[/left] So true.....the pilot that caused the...

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So true.....the pilot that caused the crash I managed to survive in 2013, but with injuries,was 82.....he died 5 days after the accident but that doesn't help me. Oh, and he was also a poor...
28th Nov 2017, 13:39
Replies: 35
Views: 19,686
Posted By WestWind1950

I grew up in El Cajon so I recommend it...

I grew up in El Cajon so I recommend it completly. When I was over there I flew with Golden State flying club, located at the other side of Gillespie.

And I flew to Catalina (with an instructor)...
28th Aug 2017, 08:08
Replies: 9
Views: 2,607
Posted By WestWind1950

student solo

I had an excellent experience on exactly this subject.

At my home airfield we were all getting ready to go home. Then we noticed a small Cessna just north of our field. We checked if we had any...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2016, 11:36
Replies: 67
Views: 12,873
Posted By WestWind1950

oh dear....another very sad loss! *snif*

oh dear....another very sad loss! *snif*
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2016, 11:32
Replies: 132
Views: 45,584
Posted By WestWind1950

hello Brockenspectre! so sad that such sad...

hello Brockenspectre!

so sad that such sad news gets the 2 of us finally chatting again! Hope all is well with you. You may have heard that I "survived" a plane crash in March 2013 and I'm now in...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Nov 2015, 11:28
Replies: 18
Views: 2,475
Posted By WestWind1950

time for an update... Thank you all for the...

time for an update...

Thank you all for the replies! :ok:

Yep, I'm still alive but I now live in a carehome, practice walking with a therapist once in a while. My interest in flying is now zero...
22nd Jul 2015, 08:10
Replies: 29
Views: 16,077
Posted By WestWind1950

I always taught my students to watch their...

I always taught my students to watch their speed...... so many instructors taught them to watch the rpm's, which I think is silly. Speed is much more important! anyone disagree? :confused:
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2015, 12:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By WestWind1950

oh yes.... and the Pink headset!! :D

oh yes.... and the Pink headset!! :D
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2015, 08:47
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By WestWind1950

:ok: I fully agree and recommend that one....

:ok:

I fully agree and recommend that one. There are so many acivities/buildins/gardens/zoo in Balboa Park to enjoy as well!!
8th Jul 2015, 11:18
Replies: 21
Views: 6,784
Posted By WestWind1950

Yes, the basics learned while flying small planes...

Yes, the basics learned while flying small planes is definitely of advantage. But you must keep practice in both types to avoid typical errors....example, not landing low enough :* My ex was an...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2015, 12:09
Replies: 76
Views: 7,392
Posted By WestWind1950

I visit Jetblast regularly on the hopes of...

I visit Jetblast regularly on the hopes of running into "former" regulars. What I don't like are the silly game threads, which I avoid....

We must keep Jetblast alive!!:ok:
4th Jul 2015, 07:41
Replies: 26
Views: 10,890
Posted By WestWind1950

ok, I googled and came upon this report: ...

ok, I googled and came upon this report:

English language news.... (http://panteres.com/2015/06/30/plane-crash-in-hessen-woman-dies-in-egelsbach/)

oddly pprune won't let it be posted because I...
4th Jul 2015, 07:37
Replies: 26
Views: 10,890
Posted By WestWind1950

ok, I googled and came upon this report: ...

ok, I googled and came upon this report:

English language news.... (http://panteres.com/2015/06/30/plane-crash-in-hessen-woman-dies-in-egelsbach/)
4th Jul 2015, 07:18
Replies: 26
Views: 10,890
Posted By WestWind1950

here is one of the local press items. I'll try to...

here is one of the local press items. I'll try to find an English version but I thought perhaps the photo could be interesting.....

Katana accident in Egelsbach...
3rd Jul 2015, 11:11
Replies: 26
Views: 10,890
Posted By WestWind1950

unfortunately we often don't realise mistakes we...

unfortunately we often don't realise mistakes we make and refuse to believe what our co-fliers observe. We just had a tragic accident at a local airfield with a Katana....Pilot (64) survived but his...
10th Jun 2015, 07:47
Replies: 26
Views: 10,890
Posted By WestWind1950

John. that's a very good translation and sum of...

John. that's a very good translation and sum of what it was all about.

Yes, we were on a normal scenic flight. The pilot was more of a glider pilot then motor pilot, and had over 8000...
7th Jun 2015, 08:48
Replies: 26
Views: 10,890
Posted By WestWind1950

when fate almost kills you!

Some of you may remember me as a once quite active ppruner, my flying life is in Germany. I have had the luck/privilege of meeting some ppruners, especially those who took part in the once well known...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Dec 2014, 12:01
Replies: 30
Views: 2,840
Posted By WestWind1950

hi Y'all!! ...

hi Y'all!!

http://1.1.1.5/bmi/www.dorrie.de/Flying/images/FunStuff/xmas078.gif
4th Oct 2014, 08:29
Replies: 1
Views: 3,387
Posted By WestWind1950

hi fin!! I'm feeling better since the stupid...

hi fin!!

I'm feeling better since the stupid accident....the pilot died (he was very experienced but at times stupid) I still can't walk properly but that may change soon (practice!!!). I hope...
22nd Dec 2013, 13:37
Replies: 113
Views: 9,181
Posted By WestWind1950

eyesup...... I learned flying on a TMG back...

eyesup......

I learned flying on a TMG back in 1983, got my PPL for it in 1984. I then turned to Pipers, etc. because I had 2 kids and hoped to take my kids along for flights. I was really...
22nd Oct 2013, 12:47
Replies: 15
Views: 2,985
Posted By WestWind1950

thanks Pace....I have a lot of flying buddies who...

thanks Pace....I have a lot of flying buddies who have taken the time to visit me. My own recall of the acciden (before, during and afterwards) is 0ZERO! I have NO recollection at all. I once visited...
22nd Oct 2013, 10:51
Replies: 15
Views: 2,985
Posted By WestWind1950

Mad_Jock...pity....that spoils all the fun! :sad:

Mad_Jock...pity....that spoils all the fun! :sad:
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2013, 09:34
Replies: 18
Views: 2,475
Posted By WestWind1950

thanks Ligtning Mate:D

thanks Ligtning Mate:D
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2013, 09:27
Replies: 18
Views: 2,475
Posted By WestWind1950

I edited links,,,,,still won't work...

I edited links,,,,,still won't work grrrrrrrrrrrr:ugh:
22nd Oct 2013, 09:23
Replies: 15
Views: 2,985
Posted By WestWind1950

no reason why the links azem't working properly ...

no reason why the links azem't working properly :ugh:
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