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1st May 2019, 17:53
Replies: 7
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Posted By bigflyingrob

Off to see them Friday. Best bib and tucker!

Off to see them Friday. Best bib and tucker!
1st May 2019, 13:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By bigflyingrob

Well within limits. Do you have a number for...

Well within limits. Do you have a number for them?
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I made contact and awaiting reply
1st May 2019, 06:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By bigflyingrob

I gave them a ring but they are full at the...

I gave them a ring but they are full at the moment.
29th Apr 2019, 08:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By bigflyingrob

Many thanks for that

Many thanks for that
28th Apr 2019, 16:34
Replies: 19
Views: 3,092
Posted By bigflyingrob

Schools

I found Clacton good fun as I upgraded from PLL(D) until I met the CFI and then moved to the NWFG at North Weald and had a great time. I also liked Andrewsfield as they are friendly and have a number...
28th Apr 2019, 16:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By bigflyingrob

Talking Private strips Lincolnshire

I'm based in Lincolnshire near Mablethorpe and am looking for a private strip to fly an Auster out of. N Coates and Strubby North have waiting lists and Wickenby is the best part of an hour each way....
7th Dec 2012, 22:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,770
Posted By bigflyingrob

Talking P effect

Yes I have started flying a single. I started in 1984 and have 960 hours, an AFI rating a check pilot rating and a full test pilot rating on aircraft up to 450 kgs.
Bronze C Silver C and went solo...
2nd Dec 2012, 22:13
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By bigflyingrob

Skis

Well done to Pilotage for making the most obvious statement of the month.
And as to TriccAir have you seen the prices?
:=
1st Dec 2012, 09:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,770
Posted By bigflyingrob

Taking the P

Has anyone measured P effect?
This is the effect of airflow coming into the prop slightly sideways when you are tail down and moving and alters the thrust from one side of the aircraft to the...
27th Nov 2012, 22:20
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By bigflyingrob

skis

Do you have a number for him please as he's not in the phone book. Were they wheel through type?
27th Nov 2012, 17:04
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By bigflyingrob

'Snow Joke

I'm after a set of Ski's to fit to an Auster but all my British contacts have come up dry. I need the type where the wheel sticks through the bottom as getting her out of the hanger without looks a...
28th May 2012, 15:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,231
Posted By bigflyingrob

Splines

I'm after the dimensions of the SBAC number one spline as fitted to the Gipsy major 10-2 crankshaft please. If anyone has got these I'd be most grateful. If people coud restrain themselves from...
17th Jul 2010, 10:13
Replies: 1
RIP
Views: 794
Posted By bigflyingrob

RIP

Hannigfield Metals appear to be defunct. All locked up, yard empty and according to locals have been locked out due to non payment of rent. (This is what they said to me, I don't know if it's...
11th May 2010, 21:16
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By bigflyingrob

Stapleford Unit 8

I was walking around the Peri track at Stapleford and noticed one of the hangers looked unused. It has Unit 8 on the front but is not the one where the woodworking place is. Does anyone know the...
4th Apr 2010, 19:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,075
Posted By bigflyingrob

Airstrip wanted

Having just lost 2 hangers and 2 airstrips in 3 months I kinda need somewhere to keep an Auster. She can't really live out as she's fabric. I live in Romford so any suggestions please? Laindon's...
18th Feb 2010, 08:23
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By bigflyingrob

LICENCE

Thanks for that. I was wondering why it was so hard to find out about it. Hopefully the weather will clear and I can get some time in.
My runway has a stream down one side at the moment!
18th Feb 2010, 07:13
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By bigflyingrob

Licence upgrades

I've started upgrading my PPL(D) to NPPL. I'm finding very few schools know about this route and I had to give them the sylabus which was a bit odd. Thinking it was just me I asked around but the 3...
12th Feb 2010, 20:05
Replies: 0
Views: 657
Posted By bigflyingrob

nppl

I am upgrading to nppl but on the nav test the local school have set a 2 minute window over the turn points. I can't see this in the nppl specification. Does anyone know if this is correct?
12th Feb 2010, 20:00
Replies: 12
Views: 6,007
Posted By bigflyingrob

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test message
12th Sep 2009, 13:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,425
Posted By bigflyingrob

Gipsy major

There were several variations on the 10-2 crank. The later ones were stronger but looked the same as the earlier ones. They are both splined drives. I have the numbers VKD 45164 and 30 ( MAY BE 36)...
20th Jun 2009, 12:15
Replies: 179
Views: 35,522
Posted By bigflyingrob

Union membership

Don't mention GCHQ. I mentioned it once but I think I got away with it!
Rob
11th Jun 2009, 18:33
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By bigflyingrob

Gave up?

Ever wondered why people give up? Well maybe the following will explain why people do. Now all of this is documented but you really couldn't make it up!
After a fair number of hoops to get my Auster...
27th May 2009, 10:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,936
Posted By bigflyingrob

Compass

Ah the RC model I can do! It's the swingable dial and the three needles in a T that's confusing me especially as one has a little tailplane on it!
27th May 2009, 09:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,936
Posted By bigflyingrob

Inverted compass

Having learned on the dash mounted small compass I'm finding the upside down one in my Auster a bit confusing! Can someone post me link to how to drive this wonderous beast? Even having a taxi...
17th Nov 2008, 14:48
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By bigflyingrob

Torque

Does anyone know the torque setting on the Gipsy Major 10 2 prop nut with a Fairey reed metal prop please? It is NOT a taper setup as per the earlier version. I'm awaiting the manual and am for once...
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