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17th Nov 2018, 10:42
Replies: 21
Views: 2,663
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Another observation about outbound NDB tracking...

Another observation about outbound NDB tracking from my IR days. I've never understood why they taught NDB tracking using that stupid "push the head, pull the tail" business. An RBI is a really...
14th Aug 2018, 19:25
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By Wrong Stuff

There aren't many companies I'd recommend...

There aren't many companies I'd recommend wholeheartedly, but Propwash (http://www.propwash.ltd.uk/) is one of them. Mark and his crew do a great job. I had a Mooney vandalized by graffiti "artists"...
1st Apr 2018, 17:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,842
Posted By Wrong Stuff

I think an Export CofA would only be necessary if...

I think an Export CofA would only be necessary if you're changing registers, which it sounds like you're not. If that's the case, and you're not a US citizen, you may also want to factor into the...
16th Nov 2017, 21:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,822
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Of course the TSIO-550 is fuel-injected, which...

Of course the TSIO-550 is fuel-injected, which probably reduces its susceptibility to carb icing somewhat.
26th Oct 2017, 08:22
Replies: 62
Views: 12,039
Posted By Wrong Stuff

These guys have upped the ante... anyone else had...

These guys have upped the ante... anyone else had a mid-air rabbit strike?

Plane makes emergency landing after freak collision with both an eagle and a rabbit...
21st Dec 2016, 08:05
Replies: 6
Views: 2,121
Posted By Wrong Stuff

For Germany, the DFS (Deutsche Flugsicherung)...

For Germany, the DFS (Deutsche Flugsicherung) have a "graphical solution" (ie a map) which shows the current NOTAMed areas. You can enter your flight plan route and it will show everything within a...
2nd Nov 2016, 15:58
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,214,269
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Much as I hate to contribute to this thread, I...

Much as I hate to contribute to this thread, I don't think the last sentence of this is correct:


As I understand the flights and the regulations (ie not very well) the aircraft was N-registered...
4th Mar 2016, 18:21
Replies: 16
Views: 4,663
Posted By Wrong Stuff

If you can afford a JetProp, go for one of those....

If you can afford a JetProp, go for one of those. Why are you even considering a Cessna 182?!

On the M20K / Acclaim question, yes there's quite a difference. The Acclaim is considerably heavier...
4th Mar 2016, 16:42
Replies: 16
Views: 4,663
Posted By Wrong Stuff

The Mooney Acclaim is definitely out if you want...

The Mooney Acclaim is definitely out if you want to use grass runways, whatever their length. Longer grass runways might be fine for some of the others, but the 1,600 foot requirement is going to...
16th Oct 2015, 11:56
Replies: 55
Views: 6,788
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Well, yes and no, ChickenHouse. The German...

Well, yes and no, ChickenHouse.

The German regulations do require a 2nd person, but only specify that person needs to be authorized to operate the radio in English. It's not actually required they...
15th Aug 2015, 06:07
Replies: 10
Views: 3,930
Posted By Wrong Stuff

I understand this regulation doesn't apply to...

I understand this regulation doesn't apply to German airspace, but to German-registered aircraft. So you can fly a UK-registered aircraft IFR in Germany without an autopilot, but you can't fly a...
23rd Jun 2015, 09:42
Replies: 49
Views: 19,264
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Bonkers though you undoubtedly are, Adam, I think...

Bonkers though you undoubtedly are, Adam, I think this one might be too much even for you ;)

I remember John and his Commander coming up in conversation with an IRE while revalidating my IR once....
8th Jun 2015, 21:23
Replies: 30
Views: 11,110
Posted By Wrong Stuff

According to this analysis of Seneca fatal...

According to this analysis of Seneca fatal accidents (http://www.pplir.org/component/joomdoc/Public%20Files/Piper%20Seneca%20safety.pdf/download), engine failure accounts for 11.3% of them.

As it...
3rd Apr 2015, 06:17
Replies: 17
Views: 2,720
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Would signs warning the field is used for clay...

Would signs warning the field is used for clay pigeon shooting help people think twice about crossing it without drawing attention to the fact that it's an airstrip?
12th Nov 2014, 19:50
Replies: 51
Views: 5,174
Posted By Wrong Stuff

I think you should inform the authors of section...

I think you should inform the authors of section 1.9.1 of CAP 413.



Certainly those are exactly the sort of clearances you hear on a procedural service at places like Cranfield.
15th Aug 2014, 18:19
Replies: 13
Views: 4,088
Posted By Wrong Stuff

It depends on the country. In the UK, IFR flight...

It depends on the country. In the UK, IFR flight plans can be filed to and from airports without IFR approach aids. If anything, though, that's the exception rather than the rule around Europe. Try...
13th Jul 2014, 18:00
Replies: 29
Views: 3,419
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Just to add another slight fly to the ointment, a...

Just to add another slight fly to the ointment, a Pilatus PC-12 NG is an SET not SEP. Congratulations to her, all the same.
3rd Jul 2014, 11:47
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By Wrong Stuff

You're not "betting your life" on a TAF using an...

You're not "betting your life" on a TAF using an EIR, just the same as with an IR. That's just plain stupid.

At airways levels, METARS are available from VOLMET to give an idea of how the...
4th Dec 2013, 18:32
Replies: 10
Views: 2,310
Posted By Wrong Stuff

A vote for Elite from me. There are two...

A vote for Elite from me.

There are two things I find particularly useful. Firstly, you can set varying levels of turbulence, which is useful for keeping the scan sharp as you have to be much more...
31st Oct 2013, 12:46
Replies: 46
Views: 9,019
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Wow, that dates me. I remember watching the...

Wow, that dates me. I remember watching the Blenheim incident. I suppose you would - it's not often you get to see a WWII bomber cartwheeling. They were so, so lucky it didn't burn and nobody was...
3rd Aug 2013, 17:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By Wrong Stuff

Saanen is fun and the views are lovely.

Saanen is fun and the views are lovely.
8th Nov 2012, 05:49
Replies: 49
Views: 19,264
Posted By Wrong Stuff

All hearsay, but an IR examiner I flew with told...

All hearsay, but an IR examiner I flew with told me something similar a few years ago - that it was single-pilot equipped (so renewing his IR involved some blind faith in his abilities) and that the...
15th Oct 2011, 14:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By Wrong Stuff

mm_flynn has narrowed down the choices well. ...

mm_flynn has narrowed down the choices well.

Linden is probably the nearest by road miles but it's pretty soulless and I don't think there's anywhere to rent from. Actually I don't think there's...
10th Aug 2011, 04:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By Wrong Stuff

I nearly went there maybe three years ago. I was...

I nearly went there maybe three years ago. I was going to a wedding nearby and it was the ideal airfield to fly into.

I rang them up a month in advance to check on fuel availability, parking,...
19th Apr 2011, 20:25
Replies: 13
Views: 2,040
Posted By Wrong Stuff

That's not quite right SoCal App - 61.60 states...

That's not quite right SoCal App - 61.60 states that you must notify the FAA of your change of address within 30 days, but it says nothing about preventing you flying if your FAA certificate does not...
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