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21st Nov 2019, 04:34
Replies: 30
Views: 4,952
Posted By CISTRS

Constant Aspect Approach

I believe most glider pilots adopt the concept of the Constant Aspect Approach, it having been drilled into them in circuit planning pre-solo in glider pilot training. Keeping the landing zone at a...
19th Nov 2019, 08:19
Replies: 42
Views: 11,867
Posted By CISTRS

Tashengurt: I still perspire despite fairly...

Tashengurt: I still perspire despite fairly regular adrenaline spikes but then I'm not full of sh1t.

Perhaps you're not "too honourable".
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2019, 04:01
Replies: 90
Views: 8,740
Posted By CISTRS

19/20 Missed the credit card imprinter.

19/20
Missed the credit card imprinter.
8th Nov 2019, 01:53
Replies: 60
Views: 5,250
Posted By CISTRS

Initially panicked when presented with the new...

Initially panicked when presented with the new default interface.
Agree with jimjim1 (https://www.pprune.org/members/199821-jimjim1).
Reverted back to familiar listing.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Oct 2019, 05:19
Replies: 77
Views: 7,872
Posted By CISTRS

Bury Street, Edmonds

Bury Street, Edmonds
24th Sep 2019, 09:53
Replies: 106
Views: 23,856
Posted By CISTRS

This was a bit of a flash stunt.

This was a bit of a flash stunt.
4th Sep 2019, 10:18
Replies: 13
Views: 10,825
Posted By CISTRS

Slosar resigns - Bloomberg

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. (https://www.bloomberg.com/quote/293:HK) Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the troubled carrier’s chief executive officer stepped down as the airline faced...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2019, 14:51
Replies: 47
Views: 7,933
Posted By CISTRS

Necrophilia

As I get older, it's something new to look forward to.
30th Apr 2019, 03:59
Replies: 22
Views: 15,929
Posted By CISTRS

As far as I'm concerned there is only one place...

As far as I'm concerned there is only one place to live in Hong Kong.
Within a five minute walk to an Island Line MTR station.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Feb 2019, 06:47
Replies: 59
Views: 17,756
Posted By CISTRS

Blabbermouth Pilots! This is loose talk. When...

Blabbermouth Pilots!
This is loose talk.
When the function was operated by the Flight Engineer, this would not have happened.
Back in the day, Pilots did not need to know...
13th Feb 2019, 08:02
Replies: 24
Views: 12,377
Posted By CISTRS

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/549x326/image_ba41755305327f00828c09876ab1e0c9c23e49bb.png
10th Jan 2019, 03:22
Replies: 201
Views: 38,978
Posted By CISTRS

RAF Hornchurch First instructional flight...

RAF Hornchurch

First instructional flight T21, date 28 May 1960
First three solos, T31, date 26 June 1960
BGA A&B / ATC Gliding Proficiency

What a great start in life for a youngster!
2nd Jan 2019, 08:11
Replies: 18
Views: 5,029
Posted By CISTRS

CX will find a way to blame the pilots, and make...

CX will find a way to blame the pilots, and make them pay...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2018, 13:54
Replies: 36
Views: 1,993
Posted By CISTRS

I used to shout at my glider, when trying to...

I used to shout at my glider, when trying to centre in a scratchy English thermal. The glider was definitely female, and we loved each other very much. She responded well to obscenities.
26th Dec 2018, 11:31
Replies: 34
Views: 10,375
Posted By CISTRS

I have lurked for too long, whilst seeing on...

I have lurked for too long, whilst seeing on PPRuNe, the disintegration of the HKAOA, and management's exploitation of your dysfunctional group. I am an HK expat with aviation interests, many...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Dec 2018, 00:27
Replies: 25
Views: 3,690
Posted By CISTRS

One of the consequences of the Schengen Area...

One of the consequences of the Schengen Area...
7th Nov 2018, 01:29
Replies: 29
Views: 5,450
Posted By CISTRS

Rain can seriously affect the lift and drag...

Rain can seriously affect the lift and drag characteristics of certain wing aerofoils.
Anything with a laminar flow wing may have degraded performance in rain.
27th Sep 2018, 03:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By CISTRS

I can drive my Brother printer from my computer...

I can drive my Brother printer from my computer and from my Android devices (via WiFi). Is there an App for your printer?
I would also endorse the suggestions of email and DropBox to transfer to...
23rd Sep 2018, 02:25
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By CISTRS

Bolt Head Airfield, near Salcombe.

Bolt Head Airfield, near Salcombe.
21st Sep 2018, 13:18
Replies: 18
Views: 4,843
Posted By CISTRS

In the 1960s, an American (in a large American...

In the 1960s, an American (in a large American car) from Lakenheath or Mildenhall to a local pedestrian:
IS THIS THE ROAD TO BURY STREET, EDMUNDS?
11th Sep 2018, 03:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,889
Posted By CISTRS

HK Air Accident Investigation Authority

Apologies to the local PPRuNers for aviation and regulatory content...

I see in today's press, that the HK Government has appointed a Chief Inspector for the AAIA, independent of HK CAD.
The...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2018, 14:59
Replies: 117
Views: 14,870
Posted By CISTRS

In the 1970s at a gliding club, we advised...

In the 1970s at a gliding club, we advised students to trim for airspeed, and then hold the stick the way a Duchess would hold a dustman's d!ck.
Finger and thumb, pressures only.
17th Aug 2018, 09:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By CISTRS

Avia Weather App for Android devices.

Avia Weather App for Android devices.
16th Aug 2018, 14:53
Replies: 20
Views: 6,793
Posted By CISTRS

Given the (collision force) x (distance) =...

Given the (collision force) x (distance) = bending moment
in the 'wrong' direction
and given that the distance is the maximum possible
the main wing structure needs to be verified as fit for...
14th Jun 2018, 11:57
Replies: 6
Views: 4,586
Posted By CISTRS

Many thanks for the AAIB Bulletin.

Many thanks for the AAIB Bulletin.
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