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24th Sep 2016, 06:32
Replies: 24
Views: 7,694
Posted By metalman2

Called into barwin recently with some other pilot...

Called into barwin recently with some other pilot mates for a look, had some angry old bloke come storming up to us yelling at us to get off the field , I mentioned we were all pilots and were just...
18th Dec 2014, 00:30
Replies: 21
Views: 9,646
Posted By metalman2

Did my initial endorsement in a citabria, then...

Did my initial endorsement in a citabria, then went on to a C185 and an RV6 ,a bit in a super decathalon and a Tigermoth and now fly a skyfox type. The citabria is a tame one for sure but it serves...
17th Dec 2014, 01:38
Replies: 21
Views: 9,646
Posted By metalman2

Did TW with Jim at Curtis, mmmm, great instructor...

Did TW with Jim at Curtis, mmmm, great instructor , and there's no vagueness to his suggestion, you're either getting it right or you're #**+&euro;< not! D Pilkington in Melbourne is the guy to see...
31st May 2013, 23:12
Replies: 19
Views: 5,055
Posted By metalman2

I've often been asked if I can land here or...

I've often been asked if I can land here or there, I usually answer YEP ,I can land where ever I want to, it's just some places I need a really good excuse( maybe a dirty spark plug) other places are...
31st Mar 2013, 21:46
Replies: 37
Views: 6,406
Posted By metalman2

Mmmmmmm this will be interesting , sounds like...

Mmmmmmm this will be interesting , sounds like fun though, will need some way of identifying the buggers , could be a few jabirus and CT2K's in the sights otherwise!
Ballistics will be a worry...
15th Feb 2013, 21:29
Replies: 106
Views: 15,640
Posted By metalman2

Is there a link to these seminars, I'd be keen to...

Is there a link to these seminars, I'd be keen to go to the Melbourne one,,,,,,regardless of the religious discussions I reckon I can't be harmed by learning more,,,,,,
24th Jan 2013, 00:53
Replies: 32
Views: 4,712
Posted By metalman2

Why so serious? Of course it's not a real...

Why so serious? Of course it's not a real question,,,,
23rd Jan 2013, 08:16
Replies: 32
Views: 4,712
Posted By metalman2

So for logging time , say the PIC is in the left...

So for logging time , say the PIC is in the left hand seat,,,and another pilot is in the right hand seat,,,,,and the PIC Decides she will be unable to see out of the cockpit for approximately 8-12...
19th Jan 2013, 21:56
Replies: 51
Views: 7,987
Posted By metalman2

The comment"it's the first crash in 21 years "is...

The comment"it's the first crash in 21 years "is an odd one, how many crashes does one expect from a helo, they seem to tear themselves to pieces when the ground arrives. I guess a hard landing is...
8th Jan 2013, 06:55
Replies: 97
Views: 12,569
Posted By metalman2

If it had to go anywhere I reckon Temora would be...

If it had to go anywhere I reckon Temora would be a top spot, it's no Oshkosh but its not bad for our small population
Met
8th Dec 2012, 01:51
Replies: 38
Views: 5,313
Posted By metalman2

They really need a 'like' button here!

They really need a 'like' button here!
29th Nov 2012, 08:16
Replies: 34
Views: 9,165
Posted By metalman2

Yarra valley flight training are a good school to...

Yarra valley flight training are a good school to deal with, Bob Boyds ph is 0457 391 416, or lilydale flying school on 0397391211, both are a nice spot in the Yarra valley to start a scenic from and...
29th Oct 2012, 10:53
Replies: 33
Views: 8,946
Posted By metalman2

Man ,that was fast, I'd like to see the RAA move...

Man ,that was fast, I'd like to see the RAA move as quickly, it would dispell a huge amount of speculation that follows these incidents
Met
29th Sep 2012, 00:40
Replies: 103
Views: 18,456
Posted By metalman2

mmmmmm,,,touch 'n' feel,,,,,,noice! I was...

mmmmmm,,,touch 'n' feel,,,,,,noice!

I was chatting to a mate the other day about doing a trip to Longreach next year and having Ausfly as a stop over on the way, any word on dates for next year?...
16th Sep 2012, 20:39
Replies: 80
Views: 11,460
Posted By metalman2

Flying through the point ormond area is a real...

Flying through the point ormond area is a real ass tightener , with traffic from two busy airfields converging dumping meat bombs is asking for dramas, YLIL has a drop zone that works well in between...
6th Sep 2012, 21:37
Replies: 15
Views: 3,022
Posted By metalman2

When will the next meeting be on, I'd like to...

When will the next meeting be on, I'd like to attend if possible, I would suggest that every pilot who could be there ( with an interest in keeping Essenden ) should make an effort.
Could it be...
16th Aug 2012, 09:37
Replies: 23
Views: 5,907
Posted By metalman2

Yeh, I found the club there to be about the...

Yeh, I found the club there to be about the unfriendliest aero club I've ever been near, made an enquiry about refueling a tecnam there on the way south, well I reckon the presidential visit would've...
16th Aug 2012, 02:27
Replies: 23
Views: 5,907
Posted By metalman2

Used to be a top venue, had the funny cars there...

Used to be a top venue, had the funny cars there pretty regularly and the drags for the young hooligans( yep me) and the airfield in the middle of the track. My boss lived across the road from the...
15th Aug 2012, 23:09
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By metalman2

Not sure on the other questions,,,,, but getting...

Not sure on the other questions,,,,, but getting a tailwheel endorsement is always worth it! :-)
10th Aug 2012, 21:01
Replies: 56
Views: 9,078
Posted By metalman2

Yeh DC3 , that's on the bucket list for sure,...

Yeh DC3 , that's on the bucket list for sure, pretty expensive for a PPL , and the opportunities are slowly being reduced. There is a couple in Melbourne though, it might happen yet!
9th Aug 2012, 11:37
Replies: 56
Views: 9,078
Posted By metalman2

Sure are, although there are nicer aircraft, a...

Sure are, although there are nicer aircraft, a C185 for instance would be my favorite ,but the DH82 has got oodles of character
9th Aug 2012, 00:53
Replies: 56
Views: 9,078
Posted By metalman2

Frank, be careful what you offer, I am severely...

Frank, be careful what you offer, I am severely addicted to these damn machines, if you happen to be in Victoria I will take you up on the offer, I'm getting my Kitfox type regoed this month and will...
8th Aug 2012, 09:44
Replies: 56
Views: 9,078
Posted By metalman2

Can't see me bothering with a sonex, apart from...

Can't see me bothering with a sonex, apart from not knowing anyone with one and being 6'3 I doubt I'd fit in one. And yeh , I'm pretty sure we're talking about conventional gear aircraft although no...
8th Aug 2012, 01:35
Replies: 56
Views: 9,078
Posted By metalman2

A Pitts is on the to do list, just getting my...

A Pitts is on the to do list, just getting my weight down and in control so I can do a check ride with a mate, who also is doing the weight loss/healthy kick.
Was chatting to a fella with a C185...
7th Aug 2012, 12:03
Replies: 56
Views: 9,078
Posted By metalman2

I've just been signed off to use a Tigermoth, you...

I've just been signed off to use a Tigermoth, you can add to that list ' not being able to see a damn thing past the PAX head" ,it's almost like a sixth sense that the PAX seems to put their head in...
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