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28th Jul 2020, 11:15
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By flyingorthopod

C172 is a single pilot aeroplane. One of you is...

C172 is a single pilot aeroplane. One of you is P1, the other is a passenger.
25th Jul 2020, 07:56
Replies: 24
Views: 7,762
Posted By flyingorthopod

My favourite article of the genre, the famous...

My favourite article of the genre, the famous Birmingham ghost ww2 Hercules

https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/dozens-spot-eerie-mystery-ghost-14468056
16th Jun 2020, 09:21
Replies: 42
Views: 4,717
Posted By flyingorthopod

Thanks for that All very sensible advice ...

Thanks for that

All very sensible advice

In particular I think the public feel they have been advised to wear masks to protect themselves and I see lots of people wearing valved masks in shops...
16th Jun 2020, 07:07
Replies: 42
Views: 4,717
Posted By flyingorthopod

Curious which mask you have? We get 3m valveless...

Curious which mask you have? We get 3m valveless jobs and 6 hours in one would be awful.

Valved masks would I presume be better for performance and fatigue but won't stop you spreading covid...
15th Jun 2020, 17:49
Replies: 42
Views: 4,717
Posted By flyingorthopod

There are some papers modelling CO2 retention...

There are some papers modelling CO2 retention with various sorts of mask but I've not found a really good one.
...
15th Jun 2020, 17:13
Replies: 42
Views: 4,717
Posted By flyingorthopod

FFP3 masks come with significant respiratory...

FFP3 masks come with significant respiratory effort and are really quite fatiguing to wear. After a couple of hours work in one I'm hot and knackered.

I wouldn't want to fly in one and I don't...
28th Apr 2020, 11:03
Replies: 93
Views: 21,298
Posted By flyingorthopod

Can I place a vote for the humble Cessna 150/152?...

Can I place a vote for the humble Cessna 150/152?

Much less interesting to fly than Tiger Moth, Chipmunk, Bulldog or Tutor. Not really intended as a military trainer.

But they are simple,...
21st Feb 2020, 18:18
Replies: 182
Views: 56,220
Posted By flyingorthopod

All going to be very confusing and probably...

All going to be very confusing and probably involve a big colour coded spreadsheet.

So, if you're on 75/15 but on full career commission - will they give you the chance to go on to 05/15 and...
20th Feb 2020, 19:03
Replies: 182
Views: 56,220
Posted By flyingorthopod

Will the forecast explain what my choice will do...

Will the forecast explain what my choice will do to my tax bill?
3rd Jan 2020, 05:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By flyingorthopod

I revalidated my PPL at Rougham about four years...

I revalidated my PPL at Rougham about four years ago. It's a lovely flying club, well run and very friendly and you can't go wrong with them.
Flew with Clacton's examiner also and went there on a...
1st Jan 2020, 08:55
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By flyingorthopod

Happy new year to you too A tourniquet will...

Happy new year to you too
A tourniquet will stop bleeding a pressure dressing won't, but should only be used if you really need it. Put a pressure dressing on the wound too. If applying some time...
31st Dec 2019, 21:57
Replies: 53
Views: 17,434
Posted By flyingorthopod

A .22 chambered L98 would be great for...

A .22 chambered L98 would be great for lightweight sport rifle if they fit a decent barrel.
31st Dec 2019, 11:19
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By flyingorthopod

Celox is better and safer than Kwikclot and I...

Celox is better and safer than Kwikclot and I would definitely recommend it but check whether in the country you are in it is legal for you to use.
31st Dec 2019, 07:01
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By flyingorthopod

I should add that a tourniquet when you are more...

I should add that a tourniquet when you are more than an hour or two from definitive care will mean an amputation and possibly death, so best used with caution. But might be the least bad option.
30th Dec 2019, 19:36
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Posted By flyingorthopod

I once had to use "reasonable" force to stop a...

I once had to use "reasonable" force to stop a first aider in the UK interfering in dangerous ways.

Ignoring the survival.kit bits, you should probably have
Painkillers, non prescription
Some...
20th Dec 2019, 22:09
Replies: 182
Views: 56,220
Posted By flyingorthopod

I'm sure that's what they will do, but between...

I'm sure that's what they will do, but between complex pensions and bewildering tax issues the choice won't be easy
10th Oct 2019, 08:54
Replies: 80
Views: 34,489
Posted By flyingorthopod

This issue has been hugely significant for docs...

This issue has been hugely significant for docs for some time. I've had large bills for the last three years.

Get advice for your situation from a good ifa.

Run the figures through the...
8th Aug 2019, 08:10
Replies: 3
Views: 1,369
Posted By flyingorthopod

The North Norfolk Prom at Blickling is also worth...

The North Norfolk Prom at Blickling is also worth a trip, generally a better flying display and less crowded. Both this and the Battle Prom make a fantastic evening.
28th Apr 2019, 18:09
Replies: 3
Views: 2,408
Posted By flyingorthopod

Heard yesterday - Fred and Joan were good friends...

Heard yesterday - Fred and Joan were good friends to us over the couple of years we lived in Ixworth.
They were both wonderful people and gave a lot to the village for their many years there.
I...
16th Apr 2019, 19:20
Replies: 35
Views: 6,685
Posted By flyingorthopod

I've never understood why ga aircraft don't have...

I've never understood why ga aircraft don't have engine bay extinguishers. Race car extinguishers with pull handles are cheap, fairly light and very simple.
22nd Jan 2019, 18:58
Replies: 22
Views: 2,866
Posted By flyingorthopod

Many thanks - I've got in touch with them now

Many thanks - I've got in touch with them now
19th Jan 2019, 11:11
Replies: 22
Views: 2,866
Posted By flyingorthopod

Morning I'm coming out to Barbados with wife...

Morning
I'm coming out to Barbados with wife and a couple of friends in March. I have a UK ppl but probably no time to get a US licence.
I'd like to check out in something and take them for a lap...
6th Jun 2017, 11:48
Replies: 34
Views: 3,985
Posted By flyingorthopod

Takes a fair while to get back to reasonable...

Takes a fair while to get back to reasonable levels of activity. Some good info here along with one rehab regime, though others are available:

https://www.shoulderdoc.co.uk/article/631
5th Jun 2017, 20:44
Replies: 34
Views: 3,985
Posted By flyingorthopod

Good luck. It's a great operation if your...

Good luck. It's a great operation if your shoulder isn't likely to do well with a cuff repair. Hope it goes well
4th Jun 2017, 21:56
Replies: 34
Views: 3,985
Posted By flyingorthopod

If you are thinking of going overseas for...

If you are thinking of going overseas for surgery, be cautious. You may get an excellent surgeon in a super hospital but there us no guarantee of competence or honesty and I've seen some horrific...
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