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2nd Aug 2019, 07:57
Replies: 8
Views: 2,221
Posted By peterc005

Sad news. Very capable Doctor and decent bloke....

Sad news. Very capable Doctor and decent bloke. Always a pleasure to visit Dr Tunbridge.
30th Jul 2019, 01:17
Replies: 70
Views: 21,564
Posted By peterc005

Interesting technique in the RV canopy video....

Interesting technique in the RV canopy video. Start near the side frame (guess it is more rigid there), create a crack, and then follow the crack around until a large section breaks away.

Might...
16th Jul 2019, 11:49
Replies: 28
Views: 4,968
Posted By peterc005

I've heard rumors that RVAC have a Warrior (?)...

I've heard rumors that RVAC have a Warrior (?) with a PVC pipe thru the floor for dropping ashes.
19th Jun 2019, 09:50
Replies: 22
Views: 5,894
Posted By peterc005

It's happened before at this time of year. Maybe...

It's happened before at this time of year. Maybe it did lose a cylinder, but carby ice is my bet.

Recall LAMEs talking about heading over to the golf course with a fine pitch prop to recover a SE...
18th Jun 2019, 23:11
Replies: 22
Views: 5,894
Posted By peterc005

There have been a few planes over the years that...

There have been a few planes over the years that have landed in the same golf course due to carburetor icing. The weather at the time and engine symptoms are consistent with this.
9th Jun 2019, 11:00
Replies: 88
Views: 33,062
Posted By peterc005

No, not really ...

No, not really

https://www.austrade.gov.au/land-tenure/land-tenure/freehold-land
31st Mar 2019, 22:24
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By peterc005

1st April ?

1st April ?
23rd Jan 2019, 02:50
Replies: 12
Views: 3,546
Posted By peterc005

I know too well the emotional toll of this kind...

I know too well the emotional toll of this kind of situation. You have my empathy and best wishes.
8th Jan 2019, 22:52
Replies: 19
Views: 5,800
Posted By peterc005

Prop is bent but tips seem undamaged. Assume...

Prop is bent but tips seem undamaged.

Assume the plane lost power and the pilot had limited options.
7th Nov 2018, 00:49
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By peterc005

Use this service from Australia Post to get it...

Use this service from Australia Post to get it delivered domestically in the USA, then the parcel is forwarded to Australia

https://shopmate.auspost.com.au/
27th Oct 2018, 02:36
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By peterc005

Merimbula is a great place to visit from...

Merimbula is a great place to visit from Melbourne if you've got a couple of days.

The airport is walking distance to town and there are some lovely people who run a no-hassle car rental business...
22nd Oct 2018, 23:04
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By peterc005

When Paul Keating introduced Capital Gains Tax,...

When Paul Keating introduced Capital Gains Tax, Dividend Imputation and Fringe Benefits Tax it severe distortions and improved both vertical and horizontal equity in the Australian tax system. A 10%...
22nd Oct 2018, 04:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By peterc005

Yes, we need to get rid of "middle-class welfare"...

Yes, we need to get rid of "middle-class welfare" which has been used to buy voter support. This also includes CGT concessions and negative gearing.

Your quote "Labor politicians have increased...
22nd Oct 2018, 03:40
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By peterc005

Everyone things taxes are ok so long as someone...

Everyone things taxes are ok so long as someone else pays.

We live in an affluent western democracy, and these things take a lot of money to operate.
17th Oct 2018, 05:20
Replies: 34
Views: 8,723
Posted By peterc005

Seems to be popular to beat up on Soar but you're...

Seems to be popular to beat up on Soar but you're got to admit their marketing is years ahead of any other flying school in the country.

On a Saturday afternoon there seems to be more cars parked...
2nd Oct 2018, 01:59
Replies: 74
Views: 6,400
Posted By peterc005

Would it be easier/practical to operate under the...

Would it be easier/practical to operate under the AOC of an established Charter company?
26th Sep 2018, 01:50
Replies: 26
Views: 4,925
Posted By peterc005

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/500x372/quitting_facebook_is_the_new_adult_version_of_running_away_25937783_41b0216dd3731e92daf76a262353b49318e99daf.png
23rd Sep 2018, 10:40
Replies: 25
Views: 2,672
Posted By peterc005

5G will be massive. Everything that moves or...

5G will be massive. Everything that moves or stays still will be connected.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_of_things
23rd Sep 2018, 03:20
Replies: 25
Views: 2,672
Posted By peterc005

I did say 5G. I use the Telstra mobile...

I did say 5G.

I use the Telstra mobile network and have always had good (not perfect) 4G coverage from the south of Tasmania to the north of NSW and across to Adelaide at VFR levels. 5G will be a...
22nd Sep 2018, 09:48
Replies: 25
Views: 2,672
Posted By peterc005

I can see benefits for SAR with ADBS because the...

I can see benefits for SAR with ADBS because the GPS history will be sent to a central repository. Should make finding lost planes a lot easier and more reliable.

Also, ADSB receivers are becoming...
22nd Sep 2018, 07:18
Replies: 25
Views: 2,672
Posted By peterc005

The reality is that Mode S and ADSB transponders...

The reality is that Mode S and ADSB transponders have fallen to about the same price as Mode C transponders were. I don't think Mode C transponders can be installed anymore. No real downside for ADSB...
22nd Sep 2018, 04:58
Replies: 25
Views: 2,672
Posted By peterc005

The newer ADSB equipment is improving and causing...

The newer ADSB equipment is improving and causing competition that pushes down prices.

The Stratus ESG Transponder costs $3750, comes with an inbuilt GPS and should be easier to install upgrades...
6th Jul 2018, 10:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,137
Posted By peterc005

Carburetor icing.

Carburetor icing.
11th Jun 2018, 23:42
Replies: 28
Views: 3,567
Posted By peterc005

https://www.lycoming.com/engines/ie2 The...

https://www.lycoming.com/engines/ie2

The Lycoming IE2 looks very cool, still waiting for this technology to trickle down to the older Lycoming engines.

Might be easier to wait for electric...
30th Apr 2018, 08:17
Replies: 33
Views: 3,382
Posted By peterc005

@rattly_spats...

@rattly_spats (https://www.pprune.org/members/198118-rattly_spats) - I'll remember that one for next time.
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