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5th Apr 2018, 23:51
Replies: 20
Views: 3,841
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

I think the dings and scratches were because he...

I think the dings and scratches were because he went through the downwind boundary fence.
4th Apr 2018, 03:00
Replies: 20
Views: 3,841
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

B58 fatal crash off Raglan.

I'm not sure everyone would agree with the coroner's finding. I have my own opinion.


https://i.stuff.co.nz/national/102816154/eric-and-kathy-hertzs-fatal-plane-crash-caused-by-engine-failure
28th Jun 2017, 19:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Mountain flying would be interesting but an...

Mountain flying would be interesting but an alternative would be he strip flying course at the aeroclub based at Omaka. They used to have a tail dragger 172, may still have it. Two birds with one...
4th Jun 2017, 21:43
Replies: 29
Views: 6,937
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

CASA really need to regulate this. Far too many...

CASA really need to regulate this. Far too many people thinking for themselves.
15th Dec 2016, 22:39
Replies: 27
Views: 4,200
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

I had a similar experince with C152 door hinges...

I had a similar experince with C152 door hinges about 10 years ago. I can't recall the actual numbers, but got quoted a huge amount by the Cessna dealer. My engineer managed to get them from the USA...
22nd Jun 2016, 01:27
Replies: 21
Views: 4,305
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Perfect example here; ...

Perfect example here;

https://www.caa.govt.nz/Accidents_and_Incidents/Accident_Reports/ZK_%20SML_Fatal.pdf
14th Jan 2016, 04:00
Replies: 0
Views: 857
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

NZ CAA 'Consultation'

Just in case anyone has missed this and actually thinks attending will do any good.

Oh, and note that Asteron House is 55 Featherstone St, not Molesworth St.

I hope Nigel can navigate a plane...
16th Nov 2015, 03:38
Replies: 0
Views: 908
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Costs of RESA at Wellington.

Well, this is interesting. I thought CAA didn't take into account costs when considering saftey. Certainly not when GA, and in particular Recreational GA, is involved.

Collapsing concrete zones...
31st Jul 2015, 02:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

NZPP

There is C182RG at Paraparaumu available - NOT through the Aeroclub.


The owner can has a b-cat and do the type rating and if he likes you will hire it to you.


PM me for his details.
3rd Jul 2015, 22:09
Replies: 18
Views: 4,281
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

As for Bruce Dickinson, of whom I am also an...

As for Bruce Dickinson, of whom I am also an admirer, we have no proof that he lied about anything, little white variety or otherwise.
Also no proof that he even used drugs
And if he did, he may...
3rd Jul 2015, 22:02
Replies: 18
Views: 4,281
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Please define 'little white lie'. Answering...

Please define 'little white lie'.

Answering No to the 'have you used drugs?' when you have appeared in court for same seems to me to be too big to be classed as little.
30th Jun 2015, 19:55
Replies: 18
Views: 4,281
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Phil Rudd gets to fly again.

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd's flight stoush ends | Stuff.co.nz (http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/69830850/former-acdc-drummer-phil-rudds-flight-stoush-ends)

I'm no lawyer so I'm not sure if this...
21st May 2015, 19:17
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

A small win from the NZ budget for GA.

I don't know the details but sounds promising.

"A free-of-charge weather forecasting service will also be set up for recreational pilots, who currently have to pay for that information."

...
17th Mar 2015, 05:47
Replies: 1
Views: 3,724
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

what indicator light would this be?

Air New Zealand plane aborts takeoff | Stuff.co.nz (http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/67426007/Air-New-Zealand-plane-aborts-takeoff)

aka a-stuff-up-in-the-cockpit-light maybe?
10th Feb 2015, 22:47
Replies: 50
Views: 4,758
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Many years ago I hired a PA28-140 at Wellington....

Many years ago I hired a PA28-140 at Wellington. No one bothered to tell me it didn't have toe brakes, just the hand brake.:ugh:
Damned near made a hole in the fence, grabbed the hand brake just in...
9th Dec 2014, 01:44
Replies: 27
Views: 12,925
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

I haven't got that one but I have all the other...

I haven't got that one but I have all the other CPL/IR books - they got me through no trouble, so I expect this one will be more than good enough.
9th Dec 2014, 01:28
Replies: 27
Views: 12,925
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

I think most people self-study for it. Pretty...

I think most people self-study for it. Pretty easy from what I hear.

Pilot Books (http://www.waypoints.co.nz/books.html/)

These are more or less the gold standard for study in NZ.


But if...
5th Nov 2014, 18:52
Replies: 47
Views: 12,395
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Feel lucky you don't have a NZ CAA medical. They...

Feel lucky you don't have a NZ CAA medical. They charge $300.00 to administer a medical, and they don't even issue the bit of paper for that. The DME does that. At least it is done promptly.

A...
11th Oct 2014, 05:56
Replies: 15
Views: 3,021
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Sorry for the thread drift but as I started it......

Sorry for the thread drift but as I started it...

How TF can they justify $2700 for the flight test? I would hope that would include the airplane hire, but maybe not.

CPL and IR flight tests...
8th Oct 2014, 04:01
Replies: 15
Views: 3,021
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Unfortunately this government view Aviation in...

Unfortunately this government view Aviation in general as a source of revenue. Witness Airways latest charges - up by %1000 for IFR x country for light aircraft, new fees for circuits, vicinity...
8th Oct 2014, 01:59
Replies: 15
Views: 3,021
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Helipro NZ in recievership

I'm no fan of this outfit, but it is a sad sign for GA in NZ when a company like this goes tits up.

I am sympathetic to the staff and even the management who are now probably going to be out of...
6th May 2014, 06:40
Replies: 16
Views: 5,808
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

Really? Which airline? They maybe should...

Really? Which airline? They maybe should advertise as I know several pilots with a lot more than an IR and no multi who would be rather keen. But maybe they are over qualified already.
11th Apr 2014, 23:58
Replies: 196
Views: 46,266
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

LeadSled says; You should be thinking about...

LeadSled says;
You should be thinking about whether you want to fly in an unairworthy aeroplane, some of the Cessna wings I have seen pulled apart are truly scary.

I've heard similar stories over...
10th Apr 2014, 07:42
Replies: 16
Views: 3,385
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

The aeroplane is totalled, just wondering how the...

The aeroplane is totalled, just wondering how the digger fared.
16th Nov 2013, 02:37
Replies: 26
Views: 5,279
Posted By Weekend_Warrior

They certainly did fly from OZ to NZ, operate...

They certainly did fly from OZ to NZ, operate here for a while and fly back to OZ non-stop.

Some time in the early 90s? residents of makara complained about several loud crashing noises at 1am -...
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