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24th Jul 2013, 23:29
Replies: 20
Views: 3,132
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

I can't agree with you more, having been in a...

I can't agree with you more, having been in a Tommie spin (intentional) the inputs required to stop the spin are 'positive' The rate of entry and decent was alarming (OK so i have only spun...
18th Jul 2013, 03:19
Replies: 19
Views: 2,570
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Neither me or the examiner were,... straight to...

Neither me or the examiner were,... straight to the bar!!!
17th Jul 2013, 23:48
Replies: 23
Views: 8,031
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

' Nope different guy, my old CFI now flies a...

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Nope different guy, my old CFI now flies a lovely Stearman on commercial flights at Omaka, lucky bugger.

I remember they made me close my eyes, did a wing drop stall (in a tommie these can...
12th Jul 2013, 02:41
Replies: 6
Views: 5,178
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Nose for Speed, Throttle for aiming point...

Nose for Speed, Throttle for aiming point (Height), could not agree more... i fly with a bunch of fledgling airline wannabies in the circuit...their finals are easily 2-3 NM in a 152 that's just...
12th Jul 2013, 02:31
Replies: 37
Views: 3,619
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

On my Practical at around 350 ft after a touch...

On my Practical at around 350 ft after a touch and go the CFI threw his note book across the cockpit screamed "we're all going to die" and cut the throttle... he kept screaming "where are we going!"...
12th Jul 2013, 02:22
Replies: 23
Views: 8,031
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Sometimes it just happens, i have never been...

Sometimes it just happens, i have never been seasick carsick or airsick until i did an intensive hour "under the hood" which involved some recoveries from unusual angles in instrument conditions.
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12th Jul 2013, 02:10
Replies: 15
Views: 3,388
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

In NZ we have a waypoint on the Wellington 34 SID...

In NZ we have a waypoint on the Wellington 34 SID called RUGBI i think..

Pretty sure one of the approach way points to welly is DUREX... there you go !
9th Jul 2013, 05:55
Replies: 39
Views: 4,398
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Glider pilots on the radio really does help, and...

Glider pilots on the radio really does help, and i think FRTO quals would be a good thing for all pilots regardless of craft.

I Fly out of a airport that has glider operations, in fact i went solo...
9th Jul 2013, 02:57
Replies: 37
Views: 3,619
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

surely that's a recipe for landing left wheel...

surely that's a recipe for landing left wheel first? how many of us can hold the wings perfectly level while sticking our head all the way to one side?

For the flare i'm always looking at the far...
2nd Jul 2013, 04:59
Replies: 13
Views: 2,276
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

I'm cautious of flying in certain area's of NZ...

I'm cautious of flying in certain area's of NZ when the wind is NW and over say 25 kts at 2000ft.

I normally fly North to South Island which goes past some reasonable lumpy bits (Marlborough...
26th Jun 2013, 00:58
Replies: 24
Views: 2,733
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

I had 3 instructors (a few others dipped in and...

I had 3 instructors (a few others dipped in and out), all taught me different things and made my education very well rounded.

Instructor 1 (CFI) Taught me some bush flying skills and some very...
24th Jun 2013, 04:40
Replies: 29
Views: 6,825
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

So having just completed a "conventional gear"...

So having just completed a "conventional gear" rating, i can tell you a felt like a child learning to walk all over again...(i mean even just how to taxi!!) if the wind is anything more than a soft...
24th Jun 2013, 04:28
Replies: 23
Views: 2,790
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

PA38 accept no substitutes. I agree with...

PA38 accept no substitutes.

I agree with Flyingkiwi tho, quality instruction both on the ground and in the air is most important than which trainer you get first... although it probably should be...
24th Jun 2013, 04:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

you could do what i did, save up..... then...

you could do what i did, save up..... then luckily i got a break between jobs took 5 months out and did the Full PPL in one go...much cheaper and better flying 3 times a day, no ground school all...
23rd Jun 2013, 00:56
Replies: 31
Views: 8,900
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Sorry i think we jacked this thread from the...

Sorry i think we jacked this thread from the OP....however... i reported the fuel differences when i got back on the ground, The CFI and i dipped the tanks there was a 20 odd liter difference (both...
19th Jun 2013, 02:53
Replies: 31
Views: 8,900
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

because you fly something with xfer pumps i feel...

because you fly something with xfer pumps i feel deeply unqualified to comment....

but i will say some time ago i flew a 172S which for some odd reason wasn't taking fuel from both tanks evenly...
19th Jun 2013, 02:44
Replies: 14
Views: 4,010
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

I flew two PA38's which had noticeable 'beacon...

I flew two PA38's which had noticeable 'beacon noise' through the radio, it was pretty noticeable on the ground and but at higher RPM's blended into the noise, at cruise power and in clear airspace...
19th Jun 2013, 00:05
Replies: 16
Views: 2,418
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

I've always been shown to use the RPM as guide to...

I've always been shown to use the RPM as guide to leaning and listening to the engine, i.e. pull the mixture out until you hear a tone change in the engine or a drop on the Tacho then push in...
18th Jun 2013, 23:49
Replies: 35
Views: 5,065
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

AMEN! the PA38 is an excellent plane to fly and...

AMEN! the PA38 is an excellent plane to fly and IMHO i great plane to learn in, one does not get away with lazy landings in the Tommie. Any slower than 65 on the approach and the boundary fence...
1st Jun 2013, 08:45
Replies: 41
Views: 9,102
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Good to have you back GtH ! not sure about whats...

Good to have you back GtH ! not sure about whats gone on but your absence was obviously keenly felt, always good to have your sane posts along with the usual heavy weights. (you guys know who you...
30th May 2013, 21:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,382
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Hah Pace has hit the nail on the head... rubbish...

Hah Pace has hit the nail on the head... rubbish pilot :-)

The wind wasn't strong, xwind of about 9-10 knots, but i'd only had around 6 hours on 'high wings'' and only 80 hours on low wing pipers.
30th May 2013, 08:43
Replies: 16
Views: 2,382
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Had very similar issue after completing my 172...

Had very similar issue after completing my 172 rating, the answer, i was still flying..

Came in fast-ish bit of a Xwind but nothing serious, Unfamiliar with the cockpit and was selecting flaps...
30th May 2013, 05:12
Replies: 18
Views: 8,300
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Hah it is odd bimbling around at cruise speeds...

Hah it is odd bimbling around at cruise speeds i'd normally be landing at!

I do say, it was like learning to fly all over again... frustrating as hell, the tricycle jockey's have no idea!
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29th May 2013, 00:08
Replies: 18
Views: 8,300
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

Chap chap chaps, First of all well done to...

Chap chap chaps,

First of all well done to Callum, its a huge leap for some one so young to take, i first soloed in a glider at age 16 and can remember the shear terror of being responsible for an...
28th May 2013, 00:24
Replies: 18
Views: 8,300
Posted By FlyingKiwi_73

I have to echo 2 Sheds here, you don't pass...

I have to echo 2 Sheds here, you don't pass these exams to get to fly. You pass these exams to learn how to fly and do it it safely and legally.

This site can be a bit forgiving Callum and i'm...
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