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7th Apr 2019, 23:46
Replies: 11
Views: 6,048
Posted By StudentPilot479

I am pretty sure it is an option...of the seven...

I am pretty sure it is an option...of the seven Caravans I have flown only two had it installed. Five had no oxygen gauge, lever, lines, or ports whatsoever. One had the system installed at the...
6th Oct 2018, 02:58
Replies: 74
Views: 6,723
Posted By StudentPilot479

Not to mention you quoted viii but ix refers to...

Not to mention you quoted viii but ix refers to sections i to vii
12th Aug 2018, 22:46
Replies: 15
Views: 6,410
Posted By StudentPilot479

Pretty awesome country for flying, visually...

Pretty awesome country for flying, visually stunning and interesting destinations.

That said one does need to respect the weather. It is a factor in most accidents. To me, it seems that with more...
Forum: North America
12th Jul 2018, 00:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,166
Posted By StudentPilot479

Turbo Otter not Turbo Beaver.

Turbo Otter not Turbo Beaver.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2018, 07:52
Replies: 5
Views: 3,105
Posted By StudentPilot479

That one is in Wamena. There is another (ST-MGB)...

That one is in Wamena. There is another (ST-MGB) in Nabire. Both flew around a bunch and then customs and immigration caught up with them and sealed both helicopters a few years ago. I think there...
17th Dec 2017, 06:42
Replies: 12
Views: 11,321
Posted By StudentPilot479

I have flown both and have also heard the Grand...

I have flown both and have also heard the Grand Caravan is a fair bit less to operate.

The Porter is a very enjoyable plane to fly although it has issues to consider. Seating and aft CG issues may...
13th Sep 2017, 06:02
Replies: 238
Views: 171,741
Posted By StudentPilot479

I have not had to deal with an employer going...

I have not had to deal with an employer going bankrupt (yet...), but I can hardly imagine how much stress this puts on all of the staff. How will they pay their bills and mortgages, what will happen...
10th Mar 2017, 23:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By StudentPilot479

Not certain, but I think Susi Air is the only...

Not certain, but I think Susi Air is the only operator with Caravans in West Papua. They have roads to just about all the villages now, so not that busy. Everyone else operates in Papua.
18th Jan 2017, 09:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,542
Posted By StudentPilot479

Well, about 60%. But only if your cargo fits the...

Well, about 60%. But only if your cargo fits the requirements. If your cargo is the wrong shape or too bulky it may be even less that fits. It made a niche aircraft fit an even smaller niche - at...
18th Jan 2017, 07:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,542
Posted By StudentPilot479

Porters can have CG issues, particularly B2-H4...

Porters can have CG issues, particularly B2-H4 models since the gross weight keeps going up but the cabin doesn't get any bigger. Depending on your bulky cargo, you may or may not run out of room...
16th Oct 2015, 00:36
Replies: 31
Views: 7,893
Posted By StudentPilot479

Thanks Pinky. I found a list of PNG...

Thanks Pinky.

I found a list of PNG airstrips dated 2005 online about six years ago. It does not have (or I edited out while formatting the data) headings but it appears to be a list of name,...
15th Oct 2015, 16:06
Replies: 31
Views: 7,893
Posted By StudentPilot479

There were no reasonable maps available until...

There were no reasonable maps available until IndoAvis made some maps a few years ago based on SRTM data. The ONCs that were 'available' still had large blank spaces and the depictions of mountains...
Forum: Canada
25th Jun 2014, 04:02
Replies: 5
Views: 2,192
Posted By StudentPilot479

Try right click>Save Target (Link) As... then...

Try right click>Save Target (Link) As... then open the file from your computer.

I just tried to load it in Firefox and got the error about needing a newer version of the pdf viewer. I saved it to...
10th May 2014, 02:51
Replies: 23
Views: 4,490
Posted By StudentPilot479

Planks alone work well if you have two or three...

Planks alone work well if you have two or three people loading drums and are easily transported.

If you want a system for a lone person to load drums, could you use (multiple) tie-downs on either...
8th Jun 2013, 16:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,958
Posted By StudentPilot479

Thumbs up :D:D:D:D In his opinion, would this...

:D:D:D:D



In his opinion, would this also apply to murderers, rapists, and all other charges?:hmm:
7th Jun 2013, 19:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,958
Posted By StudentPilot479

I hope the he gets the maximum penalty, but I...

I hope the he gets the maximum penalty, but I really doubt he will end up serving any time as he is a "high-ranking official".

If the phone call was that important, why did he get on the plane in...
23rd May 2013, 07:22
Replies: 28
Views: 6,725
Posted By StudentPilot479

I'm curious...are these power lines 10m above the...

I'm curious...are these power lines 10m above the ground (OP), suspended over a valley (#2), or is it a very, very shallow valley?
21st May 2013, 08:34
Replies: 17
Views: 13,602
Posted By StudentPilot479

If they overran the runway by five meters (and...

If they overran the runway by five meters (and landed on 15), they should have still been on the short gravel overrun/area that never got paved. Or did they overrun the overrun?

Rumor (when the...
6th May 2013, 06:20
Replies: 22
Views: 5,492
Posted By StudentPilot479

:rolleyes: Good reading comprehension Jack. May...

:rolleyes: Good reading comprehension Jack. May I suggest you re-read the entire sentence, not just the last clause?

You would make an excellent journalist as you have already mastered the art of...
15th Mar 2013, 12:06
Replies: 4,470
Views: 1,533,256
Posted By StudentPilot479

PC-6.com says it was used to rebuild s/n 551...

PC-6.com says it was used to rebuild s/n 551 (Astazou and then PT6 turbine Porter) which matches Tail Wheel's memory.
PC-6 History s/n 660 (http://www.pc-6.com/history/660.htm)

They also list a...
27th Apr 2012, 11:30
Replies: 46
Views: 43,569
Posted By StudentPilot479

Ah, let's start a Susi bashing thread! :} ...

Ah, let's start a Susi bashing thread! :}

The original post implies two accidents within 75 days is the grounds for the recommendation to shut down Susi Air. It seems like someone has an axe to...
14th Nov 2011, 00:44
Replies: 19
Views: 4,511
Posted By StudentPilot479

Definitely not the legal solution, but I'd be...

Definitely not the legal solution, but I'd be curious to know how heavy a Dash-7 could be on take off to have an engine failure at V1 (I suppose a lower speed would actually need to be used) and,...
6th Aug 2011, 16:10
Replies: 147
Views: 21,286
Posted By StudentPilot479

Never flown a Caravan, but if it does what your...

Never flown a Caravan, but if it does what your boss wants but is a little slow why not get a big-engine mod done on one? I seem to recall the advertised speed for one of the mods was 191+ kts. And...
22nd Mar 2011, 05:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By StudentPilot479

Even better, build two airports. One in the...

Even better, build two airports. One in the Liberal electorate, the other in the Labor electorate. When the Liberals are in power, the Labour airport is open 24 hours and the Liberal airport is...
20th Mar 2011, 11:51
Replies: 9
Views: 2,129
Posted By StudentPilot479

I was up there a few years ago. I happened to...

I was up there a few years ago. I happened to meet a pilot while I was there and got invited along on a flight one day but I lucked out and had great weather to see the area. I suppose when you...
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