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24th Nov 2013, 13:24
Replies: 19
Views: 1,894
Posted By Winhern

Even when flying VFR you are meant to set an MSA....

Even when flying VFR you are meant to set an MSA. Which, when I was learning, was to take the height of the highest obstacle in the grid on the CAA chart and add 1000'.
24th Nov 2013, 08:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,894
Posted By Winhern

If anything I think you pressed on too far. There...

If anything I think you pressed on too far. There is a 1000' MSA for a reason :)

Whilst you might not have completed your QXC, you have learnt a valuable lesson regardless. And now it won't be as...
2nd Nov 2013, 18:01
Replies: 48
Views: 9,232
Posted By Winhern

Sherburn crap?

Are there two Sherburns?

Maybe I've been lucky, but on the two occassions I've flown in the girls at the desk have been very polite and helpful. :)

Maybe they just recognise a fellow...
25th Sep 2013, 23:43
Replies: 47
Views: 18,581
Posted By Winhern

Have now managed to see a copy. Deals very little...

Have now managed to see a copy. Deals very little with the crash. Mainly goes into the concoluted legal history of the flying club owner and a 'colleague'.
25th Sep 2013, 16:38
Replies: 47
Views: 18,581
Posted By Winhern

Any chance you could photograph or scan the...

Any chance you could photograph or scan the article? :)
15th Jun 2013, 19:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By Winhern

There's also AirQuiz - Online Practice...

There's also AirQuiz - Online Practice Examinations for Pilots! (http://www.airquiz.com/)
13th Jun 2013, 23:51
Replies: 35
Views: 5,310
Posted By Winhern

PA28's have been flying for what, 50+ years? How...

PA28's have been flying for what, 50+ years? How many accidents has anyone heard of where the door has been unavailable and the crew trapped? I suspect the blunt end of the fire extinguisher against...
9th Jun 2013, 21:55
Replies: 178
Views: 35,887
Posted By Winhern

No idea if they used it, but one of PFT's bases...

No idea if they used it, but one of PFT's bases is now Sywell, and Sywell have mogas. Mogas is legal for flight training - Brooklands at Sywell put it in their AT3's.
5th Jun 2013, 23:49
Replies: 178
Views: 35,887
Posted By Winhern

Two airlifted to hospital after light aircraft...

Two airlifted to hospital after light aircraft crash in Cranfield - Local - Milton Keynes Citizen...
20th May 2013, 18:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By Winhern

Azure Liverpool

I believe our Liverpool branch has folded.

Although we have not been told anything officially, the plane is now based down at Cranfield.

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3rd May 2013, 21:08
Replies: 16
Views: 2,631
Posted By Winhern

A few things to compare and contrast whilst...

A few things to compare and contrast whilst trying the two:
1. Don't forget to climb up the Cessna to see how easy it is to check the fuel tank contents. And then stay there to fill them.
2. Or...
13th Apr 2013, 19:50
Replies: 49
Views: 9,426
Posted By Winhern

Sywell do that too during fly-ins. Guess if...

Sywell do that too during fly-ins. Guess if you're being swamped by arriving traffic the last thing you need is people doing circuits.
30th Mar 2013, 12:09
Replies: 29
Views: 5,138
Posted By Winhern

Consider purchasing the photographic scenery and...

Consider purchasing the photographic scenery and realistic airfields (e.g. justflight) so that it looks realistic when you pop out the bottom of the clouds
22nd Mar 2013, 22:05
Replies: 8
Views: 2,786
Posted By Winhern

Doesn't look good :( Maybe theyre trying to...

Doesn't look good :(

Maybe theyre trying to cover all bases in the hope trade (or do I mean the weather) will pick up.

Brooklands Flying Club - Sywell (http://www.brooklandsflyingclub.co.uk/)
...
4th Mar 2013, 17:52
Replies: 22
Views: 3,601
Posted By Winhern

When I did my IMCr lessons I agreed with my...

When I did my IMCr lessons I agreed with my instructor that we would not fly with cloud below 1500' aal. This gave us a reasonable amount of time to select a safe landing site should the engine fail....
21st Jan 2013, 20:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By Winhern

Azure

Hi Morky

I fly with Azure at Cranfield, which could offer you want you want.

Azure Flying Club Cranfield (http://www.flyazure.com/?page_id=3) - but note there is no longer any requirement to...
7th Jan 2013, 23:29
Replies: 18
Views: 2,268
Posted By Winhern

"The test mode where the needle should point at...

"The test mode where the needle should point at the wingtip also doesn't work"

Surely the test mode uses internally generated signals, which implies the fault is not with the aerials, and probably...
29th Dec 2012, 11:42
Replies: 23
Views: 3,318
Posted By Winhern

My 11 year old daughter gets travel sick in...

My 11 year old daughter gets travel sick in almost anything - including a train. However I always insist she has a 'Joyride' travel sickness pill before taking her flying. She has never felt sick in...
30th Nov 2012, 23:51
Replies: 9
Views: 2,559
Posted By Winhern

Try keeping an eye open on here & 'the other...

Try keeping an eye open on here & 'the other side' for fly-ins - a good way to meet a bunch of pilots & have fun as well.
24th Nov 2012, 15:53
Replies: 25
Views: 3,924
Posted By Winhern

Its the 172SP I did difference training on. I'll...

Its the 172SP I did difference training on. I'll take your word its only 13, definitely a lot more that the AT3 which has just 1. Main problem is keeping track of which you've done as several are...
23rd Nov 2012, 22:45
Replies: 25
Views: 3,924
Posted By Winhern

The pipers have only 3 fuel drains to check,...

The pipers have only 3 fuel drains to check, unlike the 172 which seemed to have hundreds. And you don't have to climb up a ladder to refuel the plane. Normal low wing / high wing visibility...
23rd Nov 2012, 21:08
Replies: 25
Views: 3,924
Posted By Winhern

I passed my test on the AT3 - a light two seater....

I passed my test on the AT3 - a light two seater. I did the 5 hours required by the school to cross-train to a C172. I had a better offer after this and it took me a further 2.5 hours to be cleared...
13th Nov 2012, 23:27
Replies: 218
Views: 17,810
Posted By Winhern

PA28 at Liverpool

Odai (http://www.pprune.org/members/316282-odai)

Have you looked at joining the Azure flying club and flying the PA28 at Liverpool? I fly with Azure at Cranfield, and the planes are kept in good...
26th Oct 2012, 22:43
Replies: 87
Views: 38,829
Posted By Winhern

Apple, being apple, require their own format to...

Apple, being apple, require their own format to be output by the gps. Suggest you check whether the Garmin is capable of this. I use the Dual xgps150 with mine.
15th Sep 2012, 16:51
Replies: 12
Views: 5,431
Posted By Winhern

Crash near Popham

BBC News - Light aircraft crashes in Hampshire (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-19609940)

Hope they are OK, and the reporter is pessimistic.
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