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14th Sep 2021, 20:10
Replies: 22
Views: 5,422
Posted By Propstop

I was in Luanda, Angola and had just got back...

I was in Luanda, Angola and had just got back from work. I initially thought it was a movie but the others assured me it wasn’t.
I still had a job but when I travelled back home on rotation leave...
26th Jun 2021, 01:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,672
Posted By Propstop

FAA and EASA are internationally recognised...

FAA and EASA are internationally recognised standard, where some countries standards are how well the person is connected, not their skill level.
Quite often the standard is also dictated by the...
14th Jun 2021, 19:50
Replies: 29
Views: 5,748
Posted By Propstop

During the northern winter in the Arctic I know...

During the northern winter in the Arctic I know the Twin Otters run on the same diesel as everything else. It is approved for PT6 but I am not sure about the TPE331.
30th May 2021, 22:22
Replies: 441
Views: 75,837
Posted By Propstop

First Astra shot, sore arm and a little off but...

First Astra shot, sore arm and a little off but now back to normal.
3rd Apr 2021, 08:02
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By Propstop

One day Shags took off in BOX into the wind, flew...

One day Shags took off in BOX into the wind, flew the length of the strip, reduced power and landed back at his takeoff spot. First time I had seen its performance.
Friday arvo at Yorkies hangar was...
24th Mar 2021, 05:58
Replies: 1,560
Views: 930,793
Posted By Propstop

Five years in POM were some of the most memorable...

Five years in POM were some of the most memorable years of my career. We were a team who did their utmost to keep the aircraft flying and look forward to the ANG reunions.
I look around the room...
2nd Feb 2021, 06:57
Replies: 17
Views: 5,067
Posted By Propstop

Expect the crew will have to quarantine for 14...

Expect the crew will have to quarantine for 14 days before being allowed to work
31st Jan 2021, 19:01
Replies: 4,586
Views: 1,806,878
Posted By Propstop

What a day that was, sore heads next day!

What a day that was, sore heads next day!
30th Jan 2021, 23:23
Replies: 24
Views: 7,056
Posted By Propstop

Great memories of Leigh Creek when doing surveys...

Great memories of Leigh Creek when doing surveys there. Cheers DF
24th Sep 2020, 03:08
Replies: 41
Views: 8,684
Posted By Propstop

Add sufficient two stroke mineral oil to the...

Add sufficient two stroke mineral oil to the JetA1 until it feels slippery between your fingers and would be perfectly OK to use in Toyota or Nissan diesels.
I would be hesitant to use it in my...
24th Aug 2020, 20:22
Replies: 37
Views: 7,979
Posted By Propstop

The smoothest landing I have ever had was in a...

The smoothest landing I have ever had was in a Libyan Arab B727-200 from Tripoli to Zurich. I did not realise we had touched down until I felt the braking. To say I was impressed was an...
15th Jul 2020, 10:09
Replies: 26
Views: 4,168
Posted By Propstop

Viscount pressurisation was by three Rootes...

Viscount pressurisation was by three Rootes blowers for the pressure and an air to air heat exchanger in the number three exhaust. Why would anyone heat cabin air in an exhaust still beats me, bug...
24th Apr 2020, 00:01
Replies: 34
Views: 20,369
Posted By Propstop

Where was the control lock positioned??

Where was the control lock positioned??
5th Apr 2020, 01:25
Replies: 6
Views: 2,045
Posted By Propstop

Well I know V1..ooops from Angola and Burma in...

Well I know V1..ooops from Angola and Burma in the early 90s. I seriously doubt we have improved with age; I certainly have not!!
27th Mar 2020, 21:07
Replies: 38
Views: 7,544
Posted By Propstop

Worked on this aircraft briefly in Essendon...

Worked on this aircraft briefly in Essendon before spending a lot of time on the C212 and Shorts Skyvan. Bill Mitchell was the engineer.
25th Mar 2020, 05:22
Replies: 38
Views: 7,544
Posted By Propstop

Fantastic, keep the pics coming. This old fart is...

Fantastic, keep the pics coming. This old fart is loving remembering the good old days.
25th Mar 2020, 01:13
Replies: 38
Views: 7,544
Posted By Propstop

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1600x904/dca_f27_essendon_1967_71ac00dee1362ba3bee4d60046c4ccde23486dc3.jpg
DCA F27 used for airways calibration amongst other things...
24th Mar 2020, 00:25
Replies: 38
Views: 7,544
Posted By Propstop

The slides are a mixture of Kodachrome and...

The slides are a mixture of Kodachrome and Ektachrome but unfortunately, like me, have deteriorated with age. I will continue to post some more later on.
23rd Mar 2020, 22:52
Replies: 38
Views: 7,544
Posted By Propstop

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1600x1040/c310_essendon_1967_69611c486db87ac1009f88f5302b062cadebbdce.jpg
A very nice looking 310...
23rd Mar 2020, 07:44
Replies: 38
Views: 7,544
Posted By Propstop

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1588x972/airforce_1_arriving_essendon_1967_f5b03e0edfee6baed10e9562f79963e662f34ad0.jpg
Airforce 1 carrying LBJ Essendon 1967...
23rd Mar 2020, 06:33
Replies: 38
Views: 7,544
Posted By Propstop

The photos were scanned from slides so apologise...

The photos were scanned from slides so apologise for the poor quality
23rd Mar 2020, 06:31
Replies: 38
Views: 7,544
Posted By Propstop

Essendon Airport 1967

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Prince Philip Essendon 1967...
9th Dec 2019, 23:17
Replies: 756
Views: 543,800
Posted By Propstop

I am aware companies will no longer book...

I am aware companies will no longer book personnel on JQ. Have seen the memo put out one organisation.
20th Oct 2019, 02:23
Replies: 3
Views: 1,554
Posted By Propstop

Nice place on the river to spend a few weeks. Was...

Nice place on the river to spend a few weeks. Was there many years ago. Had crew meetings under the mango tree beside the river.
9th Oct 2019, 19:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,615
Posted By Propstop

There is a service for Cherian George at Rockwood...

There is a service for Cherian George at Rockwood Cemetary in the All Souls Chapel at 1030 tomorrow Friday 11 October
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