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1st May 2013, 20:15
Replies: 157
Views: 13,747
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

yes RTN...it is better to learn at a 2500'strip...

yes RTN...it is better to learn at a 2500'strip than a giant airport...and the students who went off the end had only been guessing at landings...but it is not the fault of the AVASI, VASI or...
1st May 2013, 19:20
Replies: 157
Views: 13,747
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

Dear Shaggy Sheep

so you call me a troll...I say your statements on aviation show a shallow mind and limited experience. If you were a surgeon, you would use a bone saw for a hang nail. If you were a carpenter you...
1st May 2013, 14:10
Replies: 157
Views: 13,747
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

such ignorance and arrogance. mr chuck, I was...

such ignorance and arrogance. mr chuck, I was one year old while you were out teaching ernest gann how to write...maybe you were dudley?

some have said we have more room in the US to have a...
1st May 2013, 00:09
Replies: 157
Views: 13,747
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

dear shaggy...I didn't watch the video and you...

dear shaggy...I didn't watch the video and you must be a complete fool. if you are flying your pattern wide enough you can easily be on the vasi once upon final.

I am not a troll, as I mentioned...
30th Apr 2013, 23:52
Replies: 11
Views: 9,451
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

daveee

make sure the doors are closed on the plane and that you have checked them your self...don't trust the examiner

know how to find the pitot static check in the plane's logbook...same with...
30th Apr 2013, 23:41
Replies: 741
Views: 542,512
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

mariner...after I saw the video, the first thing...

mariner...after I saw the video, the first thing I thought of was load shift, stall/spin. thank you for your first hand insight.

but who really knows...and , I guess I will be a tiny bit...
30th Apr 2013, 20:35
Replies: 157
Views: 13,747
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

wow...without a doubt there is a problem with some of your flying!

to those who have called my views balderdash or speaking out of my arse...I would not check you out in any plane at the flying schools or clubs I've been employed as an instructor (CFIIMEI).

While...
30th Apr 2013, 12:26
Replies: 157
Views: 13,747
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

shaggy sheep you should be on the vasi/papi...

shaggy sheep

you should be on the vasi/papi for all landings except when you are actively avoiding wake turbulence or practicing ''obstacle'' landings.

if you are worried about losing your...
29th Apr 2013, 21:58
Replies: 157
Views: 13,747
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

dear against gravity twice you have said you...

dear against gravity

twice you have said you use 70 MPH...doyou have an old plane with miles per hour on the air speed indicator or are you mistaken?

we use KNOTS (nautical miles per hour).
...
29th Apr 2013, 18:46
Replies: 157
Views: 13,747
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

dear original poster...first, get a new...

dear original poster...first, get a new instructor.

someone just wrote that the PAPIs were for instrument flying...wow...I'm shaking my head on that one.

second...go out and buy the book,...
28th Apr 2013, 19:18
Replies: 42
Views: 4,204
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

I've learned something...and yes I retained my...

I've learned something...and yes I retained my vision.

I drove a brand new ford taurus...very nice car...gadgets galore...but my right knee hits the center pedestal, the gearshift area..and it...
28th Apr 2013, 13:39
Replies: 42
Views: 4,204
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

dear piper classicque the piper super cub is...

dear piper classicque

the piper super cub is magnificent...(c'est magnifique").

I am in favor of older planes (provided they are properly maintained). In fact, most planes could be built today...
27th Apr 2013, 00:22
Replies: 20
Views: 2,129
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

on this side of the pond, flying anything anytime...

on this side of the pond, flying anything anytime with your eyes shut would qualify as careless and reckless operation of an aircraft

you wouldn't hold your airman's certificate very long.

dear...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Apr 2013, 20:08
Replies: 55
Views: 8,772
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

granny fuel...never heard the expression...but I...

granny fuel...never heard the expression...but I have heard of the practice

it is wrong

weight is weight. if you need extra fuel, take it...leave cargo/payload/passengers behind.

report this...
25th Apr 2013, 23:58
Replies: 20
Views: 2,129
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

dear local flight test...thanks for explaining...

dear local flight test...thanks for explaining what a zebra crossing is

we call them cross walks in the USA, being in toronto, I'm sure you have come down to see us in the US.

to the original...
25th Apr 2013, 23:09
Replies: 345
Views: 59,870
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

white knight you are right boys and...

white knight you are right

boys and girls...situational awareness...flying along, airspeed normal, altitude constant, power setting normal, pitch normal for speed at cruise.

I was once in a...
25th Apr 2013, 23:00
Replies: 345
Views: 59,870
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

releasing back pressure may work. pushing...

releasing back pressure may work. pushing forward on the controls/stick DOES work.

maybe you will only have one chance...so PUSH THE THING FORWARD.

and yes, you will probably lose altitude....
25th Apr 2013, 22:49
Replies: 42
Views: 4,204
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

baz...sounds like you are a nervous flyer...are...

baz...sounds like you are a nervous flyer...are you sure you want to learn to fly?

first off, the planes are not sixty years old...I learned to fly in a brand new Piper in 1975...so that's only 38...
25th Apr 2013, 22:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,129
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

dear original poster... you are right,...

dear original poster...

you are right, flying a plane is not like driving a car. that's all there is to it.

YES , its hard to avoid collision, but we have made things easier to avoid...
24th Apr 2013, 00:41
Replies: 20
Views: 3,860
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

I've flown both, and I can't stand the...

I've flown both, and I can't stand the crosshairs...but I did like the V bars (AKA: howard johnson roof or bat wings).

I remember hating the crosshairs so much about 24 years ago in the BAE146,...
Forum: North America
23rd Apr 2013, 23:33
Replies: 8
Views: 3,788
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

I miss the monte cristo sandwiches, box...

I miss the monte cristo sandwiches, box lunch...and never tried the trout.

and everyone wanted a meal at portland jetport...lobster.

and the genie trays...and really good looking FA's.
...
23rd Apr 2013, 23:21
Replies: 40
Views: 8,713
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

spitfire

during the early, dark days of WW2, when england was about to lose MALTA. USS Wasp ferried a group of spitfires, they took off with drop tanks and went towards malta...one fellow dropped his tank...
23rd Apr 2013, 19:34
Replies: 975
Views: 471,186
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

we are over complicating things

the last time I did a missed approach it was in full, glorious day VMC. KLGA...traffic on the runway (31`) having just flown the long island expressway visual...

tower...go around, maintain...
22nd Apr 2013, 19:46
Replies: 10
Views: 2,359
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

your DG has little marks on it for a...

your DG has little marks on it for a reason...little hacks at 45 degrees all around...they are there to help you orient yourself while entering the patter (US style).
Forum: North America
21st Apr 2013, 21:55
Replies: 8
Views: 3,788
Posted By sevenstrokeroll

zaphod...bet you landed in the moon. bet you...

zaphod...bet you landed in the moon.

bet you had colodny burgers


bet you have gone downtown to pound down at the ground round
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