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16th Jun 2019, 10:29
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Lead Balloon

Yes. As my answer is too short for PPRuNe, I...

Yes.

As my answer is too short for PPRuNe, I say again: Yes.
11th Jun 2019, 05:34
Replies: 42
Views: 13,101
Posted By Lead Balloon

Nonetheless, it is possible for perfectly...

Nonetheless, it is possible for perfectly serviceable aircraft in the hands of perfectly serviceable pilots to end up broken and dead.

Perfectly serviceable aircraft can still suffer failures. ...
11th Jun 2019, 02:18
Replies: 42
Views: 13,101
Posted By Lead Balloon

It is possible for perfectly serviceable aircraft...

It is possible for perfectly serviceable aircraft in the hands of perfectly serviceable pilots to end up broken and dead. Think Tom Moon and Pip Borrman, among others.
7th Jun 2019, 11:39
Replies: 57
Views: 17,149
Posted By Lead Balloon

Terms like “unacceptable risk” and “too...

Terms like “unacceptable risk” and “too dangerous” are simply subjective value judgments. There are ways of putting objective numbers and costs on aviation risks, but those days are long gone in many...
7th Jun 2019, 11:31
Replies: 105
Views: 40,457
Posted By Lead Balloon

As you appear to know, could you please provide...

As you appear to know, could you please provide more specific details of the issues you’ve identified:
What poor practises, specifically? What unrealistic expectations, specifically?What bad...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2019, 11:46
Replies: 63
Views: 8,343
Posted By Lead Balloon

I do hope Mr Folau will not object to public...

I do hope Mr Folau will not object to public expressions of the opinions of those who believe that Genesis 9:20-9:27 is the explanation for the existence of black people (as an after-effect of the...
6th Jun 2019, 02:37
Replies: 20
Views: 3,674
Posted By Lead Balloon

Anyone know who maintains the Gayndah webcams?...

Anyone know who maintains the Gayndah webcams? (It’s not the aerodrome operator - the ARO didn’t know what I was talking about.) They’ve been offline for a while.
16th May 2019, 10:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lead Balloon

And well done Arthur Pape, John O’Brien and the...

And well done Arthur Pape, John O’Brien and the handful of other individuals who have been fighting the good fight to bring this about.

Mr Graeme Harris is to be congratulated, too, for seeing...
16th May 2019, 10:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lead Balloon

NEW ZEALAND LIFTS RESTRICTIONS FOR COLOUR VISION...

NEW ZEALAND LIFTS RESTRICTIONS FOR COLOUR VISION DEFICIENT PILOTS:https://australianaviation.com.au/2019/05/new-zealand-lifts-restrictions-for-colour-vision-deficient-pilots/

Highlights from the...
13th May 2019, 04:25
Replies: 51
Views: 9,152
Posted By Lead Balloon

A few questions for pilots who fly RPT in and out...

A few questions for pilots who fly RPT in and out of non-towered aerodromes in Australia:

1. What is your assessment of the extent of your collision risk with other aircraft in the vicinity of...
7th May 2019, 10:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,985
Posted By Lead Balloon

One of the ‘Big 4’ was engaged? That settles...

One of the ‘Big 4’ was engaged? That settles it.

They call the Federal government “The Dairy”.
7th May 2019, 09:52
Replies: 51
Views: 9,152
Posted By Lead Balloon

Pointing out patent illogicalities is not...

Pointing out patent illogicalities is not ‘bashing’. It’s pointing out patent illogicalities.

The reason there’s not a tower at Ballina is money. Someone has decided that the cost of...
7th May 2019, 00:16
Replies: 51
Views: 9,152
Posted By Lead Balloon

It ain’t all beer and skittles for RPT in ForG...

It ain’t all beer and skittles for RPT in ForG over here, either.

Someone mentioned the possibility of 200 dead bodies in Sovereign Gardens at Ballina ...
6th May 2019, 11:18
Replies: 51
Views: 9,152
Posted By Lead Balloon

My wild guess would be the looming election and...

My wild guess would be the looming election and the need, once again, for the coalition to try to duchess Dick Smith into believing there’ll be E over D at more airports.

But we all know that...
4th May 2019, 11:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By Lead Balloon

It sticks in my craw to say it, but I’ll say it...

It sticks in my craw to say it, but I’ll say it anyway: At least Clive and his merry band of naive candidates might, if elected, do less damage to the Australian aviation industry than the major...
4th May 2019, 10:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By Lead Balloon

At least the Greens would be being honest. ...

At least the Greens would be being honest.

That cannot be said of the major parties’ vacuous motherhood statements on aviation, when and if they make them.
4th May 2019, 00:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lead Balloon

I would urge every pilot with CVD to join the...

I would urge every pilot with CVD to join the CVDPA, rather than watch from the sidelines as a dedicated few fight the Avmed zealots.

“I’m all right, Jack” is fine until you’re not, as I predict...
4th May 2019, 00:10
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lead Balloon

That’s not a grandfathering clause. That’s...

That’s not a grandfathering clause. That’s just Avmed waffle.That would be the CAD test, which the applicant will inevitably fail.And what do you reckon CASA’s view will be on the question whether...
3rd May 2019, 09:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lead Balloon

Really? Please provide a link to that...

Really?

Please provide a link to that “clause”.
2nd May 2019, 11:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lead Balloon

My attempt at a mixture of advice, criticism and...

My attempt at a mixture of advice, criticism and irony has apparently failed.

Arthur Pape is the heart of the CVDPA. My suggestion that [OP] ask the question of the CVDPA is, as a matter of...
2nd May 2019, 05:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lead Balloon

Are you a member of the CVDPA? If not, you of...

Are you a member of the CVDPA? If not, you of all people should be, and should have been for decades. CVD pilots owe Arthur Pape and people like John O’Brien, big time. Ask the CVDPA your...
29th Apr 2019, 10:32
Replies: 145
Views: 26,924
Posted By Lead Balloon

We cannot let the terrorists change the way we...

We cannot let the terrorists change the way we live.
29th Apr 2019, 10:29
Replies: 22
Views: 4,365
Posted By Lead Balloon

Strange as it may seem, I’m on the side of a...

Strange as it may seem, I’m on the side of a thing called “truth”.
29th Apr 2019, 09:17
Replies: 22
Views: 4,365
Posted By Lead Balloon

US AIP ENR 1.7:...

US AIP ENR 1.7: https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpubs/aip_html/part2_enr_section_1.7.html)
17th Apr 2019, 11:54
Replies: 29
Views: 3,747
Posted By Lead Balloon

From the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial...

From the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012:

And if it’s a recreational vessel...

Here’s what the NT Marine Act 1981 defines “vessel” to mean:That’s the definition...
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