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22nd May 2019, 20:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,794
Posted By Proteus9

Aircraft tend to have a much greater service life...

Aircraft tend to have a much greater service life which will reduce carbon footprint over time compared to the quite common automotive change every few years. There is also far more repair,...
23rd Mar 2019, 20:37
Replies: 46
Views: 6,464
Posted By Proteus9

Obviously this is a step away from the N reg and...

Obviously this is a step away from the N reg and into other european Reg's. I know a little about the Quarry crash and would think that similar issues may have occured if he was on the G reg.

My...
9th Jan 2019, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By Proteus9

Go to the N reg, whilst not perfect it is far...

Go to the N reg, whilst not perfect it is far superior to the uk or euro regs in my experience.
30th Aug 2017, 09:57
Replies: 54
Views: 6,529
Posted By Proteus9

1) Whilst I agree about the video just being...

1) Whilst I agree about the video just being someone having fun, many of the comments about the principle in general are not related to the video at all. I still believe it has a place in flying
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29th Aug 2017, 12:32
Replies: 54
Views: 6,529
Posted By Proteus9

BPF, Do you believe that skiing has a place...

BPF,

Do you believe that skiing has a place to assist landings in some areas?
22nd Aug 2017, 14:35
Replies: 54
Views: 6,529
Posted By Proteus9

If you have a good understanding of the fluid...

If you have a good understanding of the fluid dynamics it allows you to plane below stall speed and if landing on a gravel bar or bank allows a more controlled contact point at a lower speed. This...
31st May 2017, 12:04
Replies: 26
Views: 3,889
Posted By Proteus9

Cleaning the excrement off is definitely less...

Cleaning the excrement off is definitely less enjoyable than mowing a strip
25th May 2017, 21:30
Replies: 26
Views: 3,889
Posted By Proteus9

how smooth is the ground? we've had a few of the...

how smooth is the ground? we've had a few of the kubota diesel rotary deck mowers and they're great for long or wetter grass. The cylinder gives the best finish but does not like long / rough grass....
14th Apr 2017, 16:45
Replies: 39
Views: 7,890
Posted By Proteus9

I had a pretty negative experience with Phoenix...

I had a pretty negative experience with Phoenix flying a couple of years ago.
I was wanting to fly reasonably frequently when I was visiting the area and after a good chat had a great few days...
15th Mar 2017, 14:31
Replies: 27
Views: 5,549
Posted By Proteus9

I have very seriously considered a number of...

I have very seriously considered a number of times purchasing another aircraft with which to display. However, post Shoreham and speaking to others I've been completely put off the idea, probably for...
9th Sep 2015, 08:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,732
Posted By Proteus9

I'd be looking at pre fab ag sheds, where you'll...

I'd be looking at pre fab ag sheds, where you'll get the steelwork ready to bolt together and down and then siding and doors. If you have a look around local builders usually put a name plate...
17th Apr 2015, 17:28
Replies: 202
Views: 31,870
Posted By Proteus9

Do you always book out to exactly where you're...

Do you always book out to exactly where you're going? One of the simple joys of strip flying can be taking and just dropping in to friend's fields without having a set plan in mind.
16th Apr 2015, 20:27
Replies: 202
Views: 31,870
Posted By Proteus9

West Lakes, some of what you say is incorrect, ...

West Lakes, some of what you say is incorrect, Telphone signal at the north end of ullswater is actually pretty reasonable particularly as it's near penrith and quite flat. Secondaly NT certainly...
15th Apr 2015, 14:43
Replies: 202
Views: 31,870
Posted By Proteus9

Discussion is useful but I wouldn't want to...

Discussion is useful but I wouldn't want to specifically tell other people what they must do, everyone should be able to make their own decisions on what risks they are comfortable with as pilots. ...
15th Apr 2015, 12:46
Replies: 202
Views: 31,870
Posted By Proteus9

No I don't, the important interaction here is on...

No I don't, the important interaction here is on the surface and boundary layer of the water. Whether the depth is a couple of feet or miles makes no difference at all to the flight characteristics
15th Apr 2015, 12:40
Replies: 202
Views: 31,870
Posted By Proteus9

The point is that all that cost was nedlessly...

The point is that all that cost was nedlessly raised, it should never have gone that far. If you were to land on a private field and someone telephoned in the same line "I've just seen an aircraft...
15th Apr 2015, 08:55
Replies: 202
Views: 31,870
Posted By Proteus9

I again don't see why people are getting worked...

I again don't see why people are getting worked up over this. It's a tailwheel aircraft with big tyres designed for off airport work. It happens frequently in the us.

I don't get how being a...
11th Aug 2013, 15:52
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By Proteus9

I'm not familiar with the model, but a large golf...

I'm not familiar with the model, but a large golf course may have an in house mechanic able to get / keep them going.
8th Aug 2013, 13:25
Replies: 33
Views: 3,829
Posted By Proteus9

A car engine generally will be nowhere near full...

A car engine generally will be nowhere near full power output at normal road speeds. It probably isn't 6+ litres either. A car engine isn't having to keep itself off the ground either, just roll...
16th Mar 2013, 15:04
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By Proteus9

If you're using a STC I think you need to put in...

If you're using a STC I think you need to put in the 337 so that the americans have on their record the changes, Just incase you are to lose the logbooks , etc. I think that with an STC you need it...
24th Oct 2012, 18:39
Replies: 11
Views: 2,213
Posted By Proteus9

As you climb you'll see your rpm decrease (I...

As you climb you'll see your rpm decrease (I suspect, I run a CS prop and have it turning fairly slowly in the cruise). Leaning is always a bone of contention, but some people suggest running a...
23rd Sep 2012, 18:06
Replies: 47
Views: 3,776
Posted By Proteus9

UA It was indeed, lovely to meet you...

UA

It was indeed, lovely to meet you yesterday. Glad you managed to get a decent bit of flying in. The little taildragger looked like a whole lot of fun.

Best,
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23rd Sep 2012, 13:13
Replies: 47
Views: 3,776
Posted By Proteus9

If you click edit on imgur, you can crop /...

If you click edit on imgur, you can crop / resize, enter width as 800 and lock constraints should keep the proportions . Then apply and save.

e: you beat me too it. Looks great.
23rd Sep 2012, 11:27
Replies: 47
Views: 3,776
Posted By Proteus9

fishbangwollop, well done, I believe that it is...

fishbangwollop, well done, I believe that it is indeed Talla res.

re. image hosting, imgur is very simple and works well, it also lets you resize your photos, although I think I should have made...
23rd Sep 2012, 09:43
Replies: 47
Views: 3,776
Posted By Proteus9

It was indeed a great day, I flew up to Perth and...

It was indeed a great day, I flew up to Perth and had a great time. Scottish and Edinburgh were excellent as always. http://i.imgur.com/1TuiN.jpg?1
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