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9th Dec 2019, 00:22
Replies: 13
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Posted By skyways

Not sure which seat you’d like to fly her in -...

Not sure which seat you’d like to fly her in - having flown a DC-3 in private ops, I still wasn’t allowed to fly in command because I didn’t have an ATPL, I was only allowed to fly her as an F/O -...
1st Dec 2019, 12:41
Replies: 35
Views: 10,251
Posted By skyways

If you need something from sixties’ collection -...

If you need something from sixties’ collection - he was my Dad’s cousin and was heavily involved with our DC-3 operation - we have a lot of his photos/videos stored on hard drives
1st Apr 2010, 06:48
Replies: 19
Views: 2,902
Posted By skyways

The Yesteryear Aviation website is up with...

The Yesteryear Aviation website is up with details of her tour in Australia - www.yesteryearaviation.com.au
20th Jan 2010, 00:11
Replies: 61
Views: 16,655
Posted By skyways

Hypothetically it could taxi without hitting...

Hypothetically it could taxi without hitting anything as long the pavement was up to the weight, 737-200 has a 93ft wingspan, the DC-3 has 97ft and she operated quite easily assuming you kept an eye...
10th Jan 2009, 13:22
Replies: 141
Views: 27,484
Posted By skyways

not taught not to use the brakes, quite the...

not taught not to use the brakes, quite the contrary - just to learn not to rely on the brakes to do all of the steering...they tend to fade as they warm up...
10th Jan 2009, 10:15
Replies: 141
Views: 27,484
Posted By skyways

Jack Curtis gave me a marvellous piece of DC-3...

Jack Curtis gave me a marvellous piece of DC-3 advice the first day I flew with him...wandering down finals with me flying at about 600 feet with a healthy crosswind, he cleared his throat, looked...
9th Jan 2009, 12:58
Replies: 141
Views: 27,484
Posted By skyways

I dunno Wombat...do I get the guernsey of...

I dunno Wombat...do I get the guernsey of youngest current Dak pilot at 25?? :)

The DC-3 is magic, pure and simple. I've always loved old aeroplanes, and while my version of getting to fly one...
7th Jan 2009, 07:43
Replies: 39
Views: 5,417
Posted By skyways

Not necessarily...I meant more along the lines of...

Not necessarily...I meant more along the lines of we were told time and time again that certain things couldn't be done, but we found a way to make them happen.
6th Jan 2009, 22:37
Replies: 39
Views: 5,417
Posted By skyways

The whole scenario has turned out to be something...

The whole scenario has turned out to be something that would almost be worthy of a book!

Not to say that's the only cause, but it's a major one - let's just say that its not a lack of business,...
5th Jan 2009, 12:25
Replies: 39
Views: 5,417
Posted By skyways

Classic Wings DC-3 farewell day

Hi all,

Sadly the global financial crisis caught us too...

Classic Wings is closing its doors for good, however before we wind up, we are having a DC-3 farewell day, so we can celebrate the...
10th Sep 2008, 05:47
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By skyways

Restart of Perth DC-3 operator

It was suggested in the other thread that maybe the title was a bit misleading...so I'll transplant it here - hope this is ok mods!

Well ladies and gents, its finally happened - the AOC is through...
9th Sep 2008, 13:31
Replies: 41
Views: 5,662
Posted By skyways

TCF, As far as I was aware we took care of...

TCF,

As far as I was aware we took care of everyone's refunds when we had to suspend before. But, if we missed you out, first of all my apologies, and please get in touch with us with the details...
9th Sep 2008, 07:59
Replies: 41
Views: 5,662
Posted By skyways

Well ladies and gents, its finally happened - the...

Well ladies and gents, its finally happened - the AOC is through and we can start flying the Dak again!

Its taken a lot longer than we thought, and its been a very interesting experience to say...
30th Apr 2008, 08:55
Replies: 69
Views: 31,494
Posted By skyways

84 when I flew with him last year... :)

84 when I flew with him last year... :)
8th Apr 2008, 11:48
Replies: 41
Views: 5,662
Posted By skyways

The market research, and indeed the flying that...

The market research, and indeed the flying that CWS did while she was operational the first time, shows and showed that Perth really does have the base to sustain the operation.

Yes, she can be...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Feb 2007, 07:07
Replies: 336
Views: 40,787
Posted By skyways

Can anyone tell me for Contract C, with the month...

Can anyone tell me for Contract C, with the month that you aren't given any fliying, can you pick this month so you could plan for a holiday etc? Or do they choose the month and the first you hear of...
Forum: Cabin Crew
30th Nov 2006, 10:31
Replies: 336
Views: 40,787
Posted By skyways

I also got a phone call to attend a medical on...

I also got a phone call to attend a medical on Monday morning, they'd already booked a time in for the medical on Tuesday when they rang. Now its just waiting again....! I'd been to the assessment...
28th Aug 2006, 14:39
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By skyways

Classic Wings is the new operation - I can well...

Classic Wings is the new operation - I can well and truly promise that it is no fantasy! :)
The aeroplane will be based at YPPH, arrival at Jandakot today was only to facilitate a few people being...
9th Jul 2006, 06:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By skyways

We think it's possible that the DC-3 that was...

We think it's possible that the DC-3 that was actually damaged by fire was the former VH-EDD - there's a couple of various opinions as to which aircraft it actually meant in that entry - but PWN...
9th Jul 2006, 02:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By skyways

DC-3 photos request

Hi,
Does anyone have any photos of DC-3 c/n 9286 that they would be willing to contribute to a pictorial history of the aircraft being put together by her new owners?
She has been:
A65-9 (RAAF)...
15th Apr 2005, 09:28
Replies: 36
Views: 4,818
Posted By skyways

I'm curious about something in the Act/Regs... ...

I'm curious about something in the Act/Regs...

In Part 4.08 (http://www.dotars.gov.au/transsec/atsa/regulations/reg408.htm) Paragraph 2 of the Regulations it says:

A person must be screened and...
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Apr 2005, 02:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,103
Posted By skyways

My understanding from the Oz CAO's (20.11) is...

My understanding from the Oz CAO's (20.11) is that an aircraft on the ground or below 1000ft with pax on board must have the cabin lighting switched on and the emergency lighting armed, or the...
17th Mar 2005, 00:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By skyways

one of Skywest's F100's is on lease to Alliance...

one of Skywest's F100's is on lease to Alliance at the moment so is based in the east, but still in full XR colours...maybe that was it on a charter?
26th Jan 2005, 07:10
Replies: 152
Views: 14,805
Posted By skyways

so does anyone know when the announcement date is...

so does anyone know when the announcement date is likely to actually be, assuming it doesn't get put off again?
Forum: Cabin Crew
12th Mar 2004, 10:30
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By skyways

hi littlemissmel, flying solo and multi-crew...

hi littlemissmel,

flying solo and multi-crew both have their pros and cons, i flew solo on for nearly two years, now i'm flying multi-crew

as ct said, being solo is great, you can basically run...
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