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22nd Jul 2019, 13:06
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By machtuk

Not too sure Alan does the paintings anymore?

Not too sure Alan does the paintings anymore?
20th Jul 2019, 22:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,904
Posted By machtuk

...you just described the whole Govt...

...you just described the whole Govt perfectly, we haven't got a chance!:-(
Australia is a new country in the scheme of things, we haven't learned a damned thing & never will!
19th Jul 2019, 09:31
Replies: 45
Views: 6,126
Posted By machtuk

The Capt has that authority and can offload...

The Capt has that authority and can offload anyone he/she sees fit!
16th Jul 2019, 10:52
Replies: 124
Views: 39,663
Posted By machtuk

Let's just say the type is not quite what the...

Let's just say the type is not quite what the "Ruffdus" had expected!
reavaluation of its use is being reassessed as we speak
15th Jul 2019, 00:19
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By machtuk

Time to put some struts back on the old 210 :p

Time to put some struts back on the old 210 :p
13th Jul 2019, 09:35
Replies: 136
Views: 39,514
Posted By machtuk

As they say....' A little knowledge can be a...

As they say....' A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing'
The LSA/RAAuS exists to satisfy a need for basic flight, day VMC & works well, mostly. GA is there for a much broader opportunity to fly...
11th Jul 2019, 23:17
Replies: 136
Views: 39,514
Posted By machtuk

RWY lights are not only for the illumination of...

RWY lights are not only for the illumination of the physical location and dimension of the Rwy they are there so the pilot can position themselves in the circuit to complete the various legs of a...
11th Jul 2019, 03:26
Replies: 136
Views: 39,514
Posted By machtuk

I recall getting my Class 4 back a 100 years ago...

I recall getting my Class 4 back a 100 years ago when I was not so wise. The examiner on the night of my test flight (a DOT guy) said it's the most dangerous rating you can acquire, he was right...
10th Jul 2019, 23:37
Replies: 136
Views: 39,514
Posted By machtuk

Possible scenario: Pilot finds that whilst...

Possible scenario:
Pilot finds that whilst en-route his ETA is not quite what he had expected, wondering about his fuel Qty left the whole time. Flying SE means the view ahead is rapidly getting...
9th Jul 2019, 12:57
Replies: 136
Views: 39,514
Posted By machtuk

Yes Autopilot and that's exactly what happened,...

Yes Autopilot and that's exactly what happened, whether it had any influence on the said accident we may never know?
9th Jul 2019, 08:50
Replies: 136
Views: 39,514
Posted By machtuk

That Was very tragic, I knew Terry a little, nice...

That Was very tragic, I knew Terry a little, nice guy, around 80 years old, very keen flyer. The low wing Brunby had previous A/P problems I believe, might have had something to do with the accident,...
9th Jul 2019, 07:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,164
Posted By machtuk

I'm at the end of my commercial flying career,...

I'm at the end of my commercial flying career, it's been a hell of a ride but I'd hate to be in the thick of it these days, it's an ugly industry now, full of confusion, uncertainty & it's very...
9th Jul 2019, 03:18
Replies: 159
Views: 32,257
Posted By machtuk

That about sums up the fairytale Jules Verne...

That about sums up the fairytale Jules Verne adventure we are dreaming about here:-)
At least these fairytales do keep us amused in a world full of crazy idea's!:-)
8th Jul 2019, 06:25
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By machtuk

I love the confusion here, CASA must shake their...

I love the confusion here, CASA must shake their heads ! Why do they have ICUS in a log book anyway? (You are in CMD making all the decisions but are under supervision, doesn't get simper than...
8th Jul 2019, 06:05
Replies: 159
Views: 32,257
Posted By machtuk

Look the technology is improving all the time for...

Look the technology is improving all the time for this automatous EP power personnel transport in all it's forms, it's whether it's viable, cost effective, legal & doable that's the zillion dollar...
8th Jul 2019, 05:56
Replies: 136
Views: 39,514
Posted By machtuk

EVERY single plane crash is human error in one...

EVERY single plane crash is human error in one form or another, do we learn from each one? Nope, that's the saddest part:-(
I've always said it's too easy to get a pilots certificate in any of it's...
7th Jul 2019, 03:07
Replies: 136
Views: 39,514
Posted By machtuk

Oh that's dreadful -:( Is it me or do others...

Oh that's dreadful -:(
Is it me or do others feel a little kick in the guts when we read that fellow aviators have made their last flight?
I only hope that something comes out of this tragedy that...
4th Jul 2019, 08:40
Replies: 36
Views: 12,345
Posted By machtuk

I asked around at the time out of curiosity but...

I asked around at the time out of curiosity but none one knew & or was willing to say what was behind those seriously locked doors. All I recall these days (as it was 40 years ago now) is that the...
4th Jul 2019, 08:27
Replies: 1,223
Views: 462,605
Posted By machtuk

The Coriolis effect has a lot to do with it,...

The Coriolis effect has a lot to do with it, watch the dunny water next time ya push da button, there's yr answer Sherlock....lololol
3rd Jul 2019, 06:17
Replies: 1,223
Views: 462,605
Posted By machtuk

Hahah I was thinking the same thing, but didn't...

Hahah I was thinking the same thing, but didn't want to upset the 'precious' that visit these pages, voluntarily I might add:-)lolol

I don't accept the ATSB's findings but hey we plebs have zero...
3rd Jul 2019, 03:35
Replies: 36
Views: 12,345
Posted By machtuk

hahaha I used to watch it from the back seat of...

hahaha I used to watch it from the back seat of my FC Holden, although missed most of the movies...lolol
Ahh the good old days. I worked out at Tulla started 1979 at the fuel depot (JUHI) back then...
3rd Jul 2019, 03:17
Replies: 82
Views: 23,502
Posted By machtuk

I do feel for you but to be frank yr age would be...

I do feel for you but to be frank yr age would be the biggest stumbling block for the cadetships. Late 30's say 38 for Eg means you are well behind the 8 ball there sadly:-( I started late...
2nd Jul 2019, 08:54
Replies: 1,223
Views: 462,605
Posted By machtuk

Don't bet on it Leady, Australia is one of the...

Don't bet on it Leady, Australia is one of the most corrupt countries on the planet at ALL levels! Nothing is forever especially when it comes to aviation! YMEN is slowly being molded to a new shape!...
2nd Jul 2019, 06:24
Replies: 1,223
Views: 462,605
Posted By machtuk

Remember the lessors of YMEN are in it for money,...

Remember the lessors of YMEN are in it for money, not cause they love planes! There's money in everything bar aviation! The only thing that's stopping YMEN from closing as a drome completely is the...
26th Jun 2019, 23:56
Replies: 83
Views: 31,062
Posted By machtuk

Very true. Fatigue will NEVER be addressed fully,...

Very true. Fatigue will NEVER be addressed fully, we are humans not machines therefore we have a brain that is effected y just about everything known to mankind. The biggest fatigue issue I believe...
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