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9th Dec 2012, 02:13
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Posted By Conventional Gear

Here's a mercifully short sim video clip of the...

Here's a mercifully short sim video clip of the modeled Roller Blind AI.

It's not yet a graphical masterpiece or optimised for the sim, but hopefully it can be confirmed that the basic...
8th Dec 2012, 22:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By Conventional Gear

Thanks LFittNI for the additional information...

Thanks LFittNI for the additional information :ok:

I've found the modeled roller blind AI very intuitive to fly with so far in the simulator. I read an article in the Flight archive which...
8th Dec 2012, 08:32
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Views: 1,810
Posted By Conventional Gear

Ah, the mist clears I can see now why I was in a...

Ah, the mist clears I can see now why I was in a muddle, there was talk in the patent of moving dots to indicate roll/pitch and I've confused this with the Lightnings flight director indicator. I...
8th Dec 2012, 05:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By Conventional Gear

Question Help understanding EE Lightning Attitude Indicator etc

Hello to all,

Whilst grounded due to a total lack of funds :hmm:, I've been turning my attentions increasingly to flight sims. I hope I'm not in the wrong forum, but I'm not asking for help on the...
28th Sep 2011, 14:06
Replies: 28
Views: 2,581
Posted By Conventional Gear

Regarding Sims, there are sims, and then there...

Regarding Sims, there are sims, and then there are sims.

Personally I quite easily get in an aircraft after a 15 month lay-off and fly as well as I did for the GST.

This is because I have a...
12th Jul 2011, 16:45
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By Conventional Gear

Bumping this thread back to the top, had my...

Bumping this thread back to the top, had my session with Grant this morning, very interesting indeed and got me thinking - so if you haven't volunteered yet, why not!

Grant is a seriously nice guy...
23rd Jun 2011, 02:47
Replies: 28
Views: 3,065
Posted By Conventional Gear

I'm assuming you are not using or relying on GPS,...

I'm assuming you are not using or relying on GPS, so before someone says you need it for this trip, well you really don't, handy though if you have it.

There is a very good DVD from NATS called...
22nd Jun 2011, 21:14
Replies: 47
Views: 3,844
Posted By Conventional Gear

And now to make it worse I've got someone calling...

And now to make it worse I've got someone calling me a bloke!

NO the wind WILL BE CALM next Wednesday ALL DAY, it will not rain.

I'm not sure about my next session being booked on the same day...
22nd Jun 2011, 20:06
Replies: 47
Views: 3,844
Posted By Conventional Gear

Sorry I can't lie, it is always like that. ...

Sorry I can't lie, it is always like that.

Try tailwheel when one can't fly with over 10kts crosswind.

Last week the 'plane decided to belch oil and went U/S

The week before it didn't return...
22nd Jun 2011, 19:42
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Conventional Gear

If it's any help it's a bit of a war of...

If it's any help it's a bit of a war of attrition, just keep at it and when you think you have peaked on a subject go sit the exam. You'll probably get plenty of cancelled flying lessons which you...
22nd Jun 2011, 19:07
Replies: 9
Views: 1,836
Posted By Conventional Gear

I would be happy to help out too, tried to send...

I would be happy to help out too, tried to send email and the address was rejected, you might want to check your spam settings ;)
22nd Jun 2011, 18:05
Replies: 69
Views: 7,730
Posted By Conventional Gear

Must admit I only posted as it all seemed a bit...

Must admit I only posted as it all seemed a bit one sided. Glad to see others can at least see the same.

Reminds me a lot of a thread here a couple of years or more ago before I joined up.

Guy...
22nd Jun 2011, 13:34
Replies: 69
Views: 7,730
Posted By Conventional Gear

Though I think it is no big deal what OP did, I...

Though I think it is no big deal what OP did, I can kind of understand the response from A/G too.

I think OP shouldn't be too bolstered up on 'hey you did nothing wrong'. It might not have been...
17th Jun 2011, 17:28
Replies: 12
Views: 7,751
Posted By Conventional Gear

I don't know about others but I've pretty much...

I don't know about others but I've pretty much found that requesting a basic service gets you exactly what you use to have with a flight information service.

I've certainly had traffic information...
17th Jun 2011, 17:15
Replies: 18
Views: 9,221
Posted By Conventional Gear

Not bad that Manueir, just tried out the trial...

Not bad that Manueir, just tried out the trial version, I like :ok:
Forum: Questions
17th Jun 2011, 16:38
Replies: 6
Views: 1,801
Posted By Conventional Gear

I've a strong personal feeling this law is...

I've a strong personal feeling this law is contrary to common sense.

One can listen to live feeds from all over the world, but not the UK.

I would really like to see one of the safety...
16th Jun 2011, 21:41
Replies: 46
Views: 4,887
Posted By Conventional Gear

For me it has been a case of sticking at it,...

For me it has been a case of sticking at it, facing what I had problems with and asking for help to overcome it from instructors. Mostly though just time in the air is the main thing.
16th Jun 2011, 20:44
Replies: 46
Views: 4,887
Posted By Conventional Gear

We joked after my 'breakthrough' side slipping...

We joked after my 'breakthrough' side slipping lesson that the top of the stick in the Cub started life square and had only become round due to my death grip on it. ;)

Once I relaxed I found it...
16th Jun 2011, 20:20
Replies: 46
Views: 4,887
Posted By Conventional Gear

How I remember it is that I would be thinking...

How I remember it is that I would be thinking bank, then find my hand gripping the controls for grim death and preventing the plane banking (blimey bank it too much and I'll either fall or the plane...
16th Jun 2011, 18:55
Replies: 46
Views: 4,887
Posted By Conventional Gear

Yep, I knew that from your first post but you did...

Yep, I knew that from your first post but you did ask to hear about my fear of open heights ;)

I do think though that how it manifested is similar to what you describe. I've not flown a helicopter...
16th Jun 2011, 17:40
Replies: 46
Views: 4,887
Posted By Conventional Gear

Just as a footnote to my last post, it's a...

Just as a footnote to my last post, it's a subject well worth a google:

Pilots and Fear of Heights (http://doctorgrayson.com/Acrophobia.htm)

Plenty more too.

So the thought there is it is...
16th Jun 2011, 17:17
Replies: 46
Views: 4,887
Posted By Conventional Gear

I can't say for sure it will be just time for you...

I can't say for sure it will be just time for you as I'm not a doctor so can only say for me things improved over time.


I hadn't thought of it is a phobia, perhaps it is though.

I could never...
16th Jun 2011, 15:18
Replies: 46
Views: 4,887
Posted By Conventional Gear

I could give a very long post talking about my...

I could give a very long post talking about my fear of open heights..

But in short to answer your questions,

Yep I've experienced similar feelings

The best way to overcome it is to stick at...
15th Jun 2011, 22:20
Replies: 49
Views: 3,766
Posted By Conventional Gear

As a PPL who might be interested, why not offer a...

As a PPL who might be interested, why not offer a group course?

You could then advertise at a powered club for a group of say 5 or 6 pilots to attend.

It might reduce the culture shock to be in...
15th Jun 2011, 15:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By Conventional Gear

Thanks guys, easy answer for me as I have a JAA...

Thanks guys, easy answer for me as I have a JAA poo

Perhaps the thread can remain for others with questions on the changes ahead?
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