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Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2018, 16:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By TractorBoy

Paddy Ashdown on EU Referendum night - I...

Paddy Ashdown on EU Referendum night -

I will forgive no one who does not respect the sovereign voice of the British people once it has spoken, whether it is a majority of one per cent or 20 per...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Dec 2018, 18:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By TractorBoy

Thought you were talking about this place to...

Thought you were talking about this place to start with....

https://creationmuseum.org/
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2018, 13:34
Replies: 96
Views: 11,775
Posted By TractorBoy

So you don't mind that they'll either be cutting...

So you don't mind that they'll either be cutting out or altering the success code word from the film for PC reasons then....
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2018, 06:45
Replies: 53
Views: 2,396
Posted By TractorBoy

So your son earns 100k+ per year but still had to...

So your son earns 100k+ per year but still had to rely on you for help to buy a house in Walthamstow.

Can't you see a problem here ???
16th Apr 2018, 08:14
Replies: 36
Views: 10,246
Posted By TractorBoy

If you can't use it as a landing strip then sell...

If you can't use it as a landing strip then sell the land to some members of the travelling community.
10th Aug 2017, 07:10
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By TractorBoy

If you're prepared to sit in the cockpit...

If you're prepared to sit in the cockpit performing all the necessary preflight/start up/post start up checks while it's > 40C outside, TBH you're mad enough not to care what the POH states! ...
3rd Mar 2017, 11:58
Replies: 1,109
Views: 457,480
Posted By TractorBoy

"The entry height of the manoeuvre was consistent...

"The entry height of the manoeuvre was consistent with the 200ft minimum height on the pilot's DA for a Jet Provost; the apex height and speeds on the accident manoeuvre were consistent with those...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Dec 2016, 11:15
Replies: 46
Views: 3,845
Posted By TractorBoy

That was them being kicked off. Where's the...

That was them being kicked off. Where's the footage of what they were doing before that?

Passengers interviewed when they landed stated that they were being deliberately disruptive. Standing up 3...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Dec 2016, 06:55
Replies: 28
Views: 4,363
Posted By TractorBoy

I can't believe anyone is supporting this moron. ...

I can't believe anyone is supporting this moron.

So far we've only heard his side of the story. A few hours ago Delta issued a statement saying that he was being disruptive and shouting. I've just...
6th Oct 2016, 13:12
Replies: 32
Views: 4,443
Posted By TractorBoy

Not any more. I believe it's now 12/30 for the...

Not any more. I believe it's now 12/30 for the second runway.
6th Oct 2016, 08:44
Replies: 32
Views: 4,443
Posted By TractorBoy

NW is no problem. Just make sure you're...

NW is no problem.

Just make sure you're around 1300ft when you cross the Lea Valley, give NW a call and squawk 7010, then descend to 800ft QFE.

I'd join via Epping, either turning downwind for...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2016, 07:11
Replies: 98
Views: 18,116
Posted By TractorBoy

Personally I'd have just left them there. A...

Personally I'd have just left them there.

A few days of cold, zero publicity, food or water and laying in their own faeces with immediate arrest when they finally unlock might deter future...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Sep 2015, 08:40
Replies: 1,103
Views: 112,750
Posted By TractorBoy

Given that the family (who wanted to escape the...

Given that the family (who wanted to escape the war in Syria) were in Turkey at the time, which is a safe country for them, why didn't they stay there rather than risk the lives of their 2 children...
20th Aug 2015, 09:24
Replies: 31
Views: 5,702
Posted By TractorBoy

Even if you're not doing it for employment, you...

Even if you're not doing it for employment, you could still do a CPL. I did it (along with the 14 ATPL exams) as a personal challenge, plus I had a lot of fun doing it and learnt a lot of useful...
24th Feb 2015, 07:11
Replies: 19
Views: 2,449
Posted By TractorBoy

During my ATPL Flight Planning and Performance...

During my ATPL Flight Planning and Performance exam, we were given one really useful tip - "Sharp Pencil".

Some of those graphs are flippin' ridiculous to read, let alone trying to interpolate 1/4...
19th Feb 2015, 10:57
Replies: 67
Views: 5,430
Posted By TractorBoy

No it isn't really a corridor - it's more of a...

No it isn't really a corridor - it's more of a suggested route with an entry and exit VRP.

Personally I've never used it. Just call up Luton (usually the same person works Stansted and Luton but...
18th Feb 2015, 11:09
Replies: 67
Views: 5,430
Posted By TractorBoy

You are quite right - sorry. All our aircraft...

You are quite right - sorry. All our aircraft have Mode S so I never bother.

In that case, just talk to them. They're not ogres, and there have been times that I actually asked for a radio check...
16th Feb 2015, 11:33
Replies: 67
Views: 5,430
Posted By TractorBoy

I do this trip quite a lot from North Weald if I...

I do this trip quite a lot from North Weald if I have nothing better planned - route up to Haverhill then come back down the M11 from Audley End (keeps me in practice dealing with Class D)

I would...
13th Jan 2015, 11:42
Replies: 28
Views: 5,016
Posted By TractorBoy

These are good - VFR Airspace Guide |...

These are good -

VFR Airspace Guide | Airspace & Safety Initiative (http://airspacesafety.com/vfr-airspace-guide/)

They were released by NATS a while back on DVD (you may still be able to get...
11th Jan 2015, 20:31
Replies: 21
Views: 5,032
Posted By TractorBoy

10 mins from Northolt? Then TBH Denham is a...

10 mins from Northolt? Then TBH Denham is a no-brainer. I've only been there once, but it seemed pleasant enough.

If you really want to learn, do 2 things before spending any more cash

1)...
8th Jan 2015, 07:44
Replies: 28
Views: 5,016
Posted By TractorBoy

To really confuse things at NW, the runways used...

To really confuse things at NW, the runways used to be

02/20 and 13/31 !

Fortunately, due to the joys of magnetic variation, it's now 02/20 and 12/30.
7th Jan 2015, 06:45
Replies: 21
Views: 5,032
Posted By TractorBoy

LowGlider, you don't say where you live. That...

LowGlider, you don't say where you live. That will have a factor on where you learn.

I learnt at Stapleford - training was OK, but the general attitude there isn't friendly and it does put you...
6th Jan 2015, 06:51
Replies: 28
Views: 5,016
Posted By TractorBoy

What's the issue you're having? Just choose a...

What's the issue you're having? Just choose a destination, plot a direct route then move it around anything you can't go through!

Seriously - Stansted and Luton are simply Class D airspace and 99%...
3rd Jan 2015, 10:44
Replies: 24
Views: 4,126
Posted By TractorBoy

Flyme273 - I can assure you that Westerly...

Flyme273 - I can assure you that Westerly variations are written -ve, Easterly are +ve

One of many worked examples...

HDG Question - ATP Forum (http://www.atpforum.eu/showthread.php?t=11827)
...
1st Jan 2015, 08:35
Replies: 24
Views: 4,126
Posted By TractorBoy

You need to get your books out again. You've...

You need to get your books out again. You've simply added the deviation and variation without recognising the difference between +5 and 5W

Westerly values can be written as 5W or -5 degrees....
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