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23rd Sep 2019, 02:08
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Posted By 757hopeful

CAA have posted official notice on Twitter ...

CAA have posted official notice on Twitter

Sad sad day for the industry and for all of those who now need to seek alternative employment. Good luck guys and gals
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Posted By 757hopeful

CAE Oxford Online

Hi all. Started my ppl exam studies recently as I've made a commitment to seeing my training all the way through this time. I still have my books from before, and while I am getting through them...
26th Jul 2016, 03:06
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Views: 550,837
Posted By 757hopeful

Starting my ppl training again (14hrs previously)...

Starting my ppl training again (14hrs previously) and would love to grab some seat time if there's a spare seat on the weekends or some weekdays. I have my own headset and am happy to cost share.
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24th Nov 2014, 23:45
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Posted By 757hopeful

Incident at Biggin Hill

BBC reporting what sounds like a fuel spillage on takeoff

BBC News - Private aircraft in take-off accident at Biggin Hill (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-30186923)
23rd Sep 2014, 11:49
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Views: 13,091
Posted By 757hopeful

Midair collision Bedfordshire

BBC News - Aircraft crash in mid-air near A1 in Bedfordshire (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-29326352)

Sounds like one of the parties had a narrow escape
25th Jan 2013, 18:12
Replies: 601
Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

The report makes for an interesting read. If I...

The report makes for an interesting read. If I remember correctly there was 7 seconds between pb being told he was ok to head for battersea and the time of impact.

I would speculate that perhaps...
19th Jan 2013, 16:52
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

You raise a valid point. The NOTAM doesn't state...

You raise a valid point. The NOTAM doesn't state the type of crane. Merely that there is one there. Although the NOTAM by all accounts does state the maximum height of any obstruction in that area....
18th Jan 2013, 18:54
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

My apologies chaps. Seems a lot closer when I'm...

My apologies chaps. Seems a lot closer when I'm driving :ugh:
18th Jan 2013, 18:20
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Perhaps a totally irrelevant question. But having...

Perhaps a totally irrelevant question. But having gone through and indeed commented several times. I don't see the following question asked. By all accounts the heli did not declare an emergency, so...
17th Jan 2013, 18:17
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

I refer you sir to my 1st point in the post above...

I refer you sir to my 1st point in the post above yours
17th Jan 2013, 18:11
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Correct. The descision to leave it at the most...

Correct. The descision to leave it at the most upright position would be so as not to strike anything should the crane be slewed due to wind. If they are locked into position the wind can topple a...
16th Jan 2013, 11:34
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Good point. Although I'd say pic 14 wouldn't have...

Good point. Although I'd say pic 14 wouldn't have been too long afterward it clearly shows the jib has been hit. I only speculate this as a friend was driving over lambeth bridge and sent me a photo...
16th Jan 2013, 11:19
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Pictures 14 & 16 show the visibility quite...

Pictures 14 & 16 show the visibility quite clearly to be low

There is also a picture of what appears to be the wreckage. Very sad indeed
16th Jan 2013, 09:36
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Pic of crane...

Pic of crane https://mobile.twitter.com/stanchers/status/291474181504249856/photos
16th Jan 2013, 09:34
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Have just spoken to a friend. He said the cranes...

Have just spoken to a friend. He said the cranes jib(long arm) is visibly hanging beside the shaft of the tower. Reports also suggesting 2 fatalities
16th Jan 2013, 09:11
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Helicopter crash at Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall -...

Helicopter crash at Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall - YouTube


Ground level
16th Jan 2013, 09:05
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Icare9, With battersea helipad around 1/2 a mile...

Icare9, With battersea helipad around 1/2 a mile from the incident area it could have been any type of traffic. No one is suggesting there is any link with the MI5 building. Merely using it as a...
16th Jan 2013, 08:37
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Views: 230,577
Posted By 757hopeful

Quite foggy even at ground level when I passed...

Quite foggy even at ground level when I passed through there about 6 this morning. Just heard on the radio the chopped seems to have struck the arm of the tower crane which is on the building site...
21st Jan 2012, 21:09
Replies: 11
Views: 4,110
Posted By 757hopeful

I've just had 5 military aircraft doing low...

I've just had 5 military aircraft doing low passes over here too (Sidcup, SE London) they looked a lot like typhoons but it was dark and cloudy do could be mistaken

Pardon my ignorance but what...
2nd Mar 2011, 17:38
Replies: 5
Views: 2,547
Posted By 757hopeful

I was thinking that it may be mono sound and the...

I was thinking that it may be mono sound and the lead is For stereo sound. Just wanted confirmation lol

Thanks :)
2nd Mar 2011, 16:57
Replies: 5
Views: 2,547
Posted By 757hopeful

Maycom AR108 sound query

Hi, I have a Maycom scanner. But when using the jack port and listening through ear/headphones, I only get the sound on 1 side.

I also have a jack lead to plug into the Aux port of my radio thus...
17th Dec 2010, 18:30
Replies: 39
Views: 4,168
Posted By 757hopeful

Please dont say it was from that iPilot? Those...

Please dont say it was from that iPilot? Those guys are total fakes, One told me he had 300 hours and was right hand seat for a lo-cost airline!

Simulator wannabes! (good recommendation to come...
6th Dec 2010, 20:30
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By 757hopeful

I was told that it was good but not great. The...

I was told that it was good but not great. The original (of course) being the one to get. But i will look further into it, thanks :ok:

Any other opinions?
6th Dec 2010, 20:19
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By 757hopeful

Exactly! I work on the roads, so some of the time...

Exactly! I work on the roads, so some of the time i get 3 or 4 hours whilst waiting for works to be completed. So i use the time to study, this would be brilliant for revision



Aaah, the...
6th Dec 2010, 20:08
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By 757hopeful

Thank you. I would rather hear these things now...

Thank you. I would rather hear these things now than waste my money lol

I know the book will always 'reign king' in comparison. But something like this would help it sink in a bit better
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