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17th Feb 2019, 13:46
Replies: 17
Views: 8,223
Posted By Pilot DAR

Just 'cause I looked it up:

Just 'cause I looked it up:
12th Feb 2019, 04:16
Replies: 135
Views: 16,576
Posted By Pilot DAR

When I'm teaching landings, particularly on the...

When I'm teaching landings, particularly on the water, the pre-landing briefing will be that once the flare is begun there will never be a "push" on the flight controls, the the ailerons and rudder...
9th Feb 2019, 20:40
Replies: 4
Views: 3,143
Posted By Pilot DAR

I'm going to close this thread for a while, and...

I'm going to close this thread for a while, and allow justice to take it's course. Following a judgement, we'll consider reopening the discussion.
9th Feb 2019, 20:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pilot DAR

My recollection of ATC across the ocean is faint,...

My recollection of ATC across the ocean is faint, and out of date. The last time I flew Transatlantic as a pilot was in 1985, which was my second stop in Iceland. My more recent flying in Iceland has...
9th Feb 2019, 18:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By Pilot DAR

I have flown in Iceland a number of times, and it...

I have flown in Iceland a number of times, and it was a great experience each time. I found ATC very relaxed and helpful. Reykjavik is a very accommodating airport, and long walking distance or short...
9th Feb 2019, 14:38
Replies: 11
Views: 4,871
Posted By Pilot DAR

Let's not overlook the injuries a person can...

Let's not overlook the injuries a person can sustain from the seatbelts themselves. Even if each occupant were held exactly in the intended position by their seatbelts, they can still be seriously...
8th Feb 2019, 21:16
Replies: 11
Views: 4,871
Posted By Pilot DAR

I sure hope so! But my experience tells me that...

I sure hope so! But my experience tells me that hit was a lot harder on the occupants than it looked from the videos!
8th Feb 2019, 12:38
Replies: 1,393
Views: 1,640,839
Posted By Pilot DAR

'Too much uninformed speculation as to the...

'Too much uninformed speculation as to the movement/location of victims of this accident. Known facts only please. The "peace" which posters are wishing the victims with those "RIP"s is being...
8th Feb 2019, 04:03
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By Pilot DAR

I'll trust you FlyingBadge! In the mean...

I'll trust you FlyingBadge!

In the mean time, I have two Tiger tales:

I was introduced to a customer, and asked to ferry his plane. He would drive me to the plane, and I'd fly it home. He was a...
7th Feb 2019, 12:58
Replies: 36
Views: 2,926
Posted By Pilot DAR

Just a revisit.... Checklist are lists by...

Just a revisit....

Checklist are lists by which the pilot may check (remind themselves) that vital actions have been accomplished. Checklists are not operating instructions, or a "to do" list.
...
5th Feb 2019, 02:56
Replies: 36
Views: 2,926
Posted By Pilot DAR

Yeah, it's an unfortunate situation that a rough...

Yeah, it's an unfortunate situation that a rough running engine can lead a pilot to switch on the electric fuel pump. That can end badly if the problem is made worse by more fuel (like a fire). When...
4th Feb 2019, 02:54
Replies: 36
Views: 2,926
Posted By Pilot DAR

If the engine or fuel system requires a fuel...

If the engine or fuel system requires a fuel pump, the aircraft will have two per engine:



It is common, and wise to have the electric fuel pump on during takeoff, simply to remove criticality...
1st Feb 2019, 17:31
Replies: 49
Views: 24,057
Posted By Pilot DAR

It is said that the Inuit people of the Canadian...

It is said that the Inuit people of the Canadian arctic have seven different words for the different types of snow. Yup, 'makes sense to me! I have literally spent more money on snow clearing/grass...
Forum: Canada
1st Feb 2019, 02:21
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By Pilot DAR

Ask at Elmhirst Air in Keene Ontario (near...

Ask at Elmhirst Air in Keene Ontario (near Peterborough), they may have a ski plane available. I'm pretty sure that Lake Country Airways is not ski flying, but you can inquire there, Jeff may know...
31st Jan 2019, 02:22
Replies: 1,393
Views: 1,640,839
Posted By Pilot DAR

Excellent, 'cause I deleted the posts discussing...

Excellent, 'cause I deleted the posts discussing bodies, they were too technical to be appropriate to this forum.
30th Jan 2019, 21:00
Replies: 1,393
Views: 1,640,839
Posted By Pilot DAR

Perhaps bodies will be recovered. If so, we can...

Perhaps bodies will be recovered. If so, we can mention that fact then. Until the recovery of a body is news, let's demonstrate courtesy by leaving that topic undiscussed.
29th Jan 2019, 22:55
Replies: 52
Views: 6,814
Posted By Pilot DAR

Exactly this situation came to pass when a former...

Exactly this situation came to pass when a former Canadian Prime Minister accepted a flight on a [non AOC] corporate aircraft. This was later found to be a "gift", which the Prime Minister was not...
28th Jan 2019, 19:10
Replies: 1,393
Views: 1,640,839
Posted By Pilot DAR

I choose to always have someone (a responsible...

I choose to always have someone (a responsible person, by the legal definition) know where I am, even in my plane. The difference is that I choose who knows where I am, not everyone knows where I am....
28th Jan 2019, 17:13
Replies: 1,393
Views: 1,640,839
Posted By Pilot DAR

In North America, VFR is +500 feet, is it not the...

In North America, VFR is +500 feet, is it not the same in Europe?
28th Jan 2019, 13:06
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By Pilot DAR

Though perhaps a little redundant, I'm happy to...

Though perhaps a little redundant, I'm happy to have a GA side discussion about this accident in this forum also, should fixed wing pilots wish to do so, the discussion is appropriate in both forums.
24th Jan 2019, 04:39
Replies: 83
Views: 20,115
Posted By Pilot DAR

As single engined airplanes become more advanced,...

As single engined airplanes become more advanced, they temp us away from realizing that even with their comfort and advanced technology, the safety of the flight is still dependent upon a few single...
20th Jan 2019, 17:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pilot DAR

The passage speaks for itself. For a 406 ELT/PLB...

The passage speaks for itself. For a 406 ELT/PLB to be located, more satellite passes are required to improve location precision. The first pass tells SAR that it's been activated, subsequent passes...
18th Jan 2019, 04:13
Replies: 22
Views: 3,653
Posted By Pilot DAR

Your first "I learned something from that" story?

So pilots, what's your first "I learned something from that" story? What would you offer to newer pilots, that they can learn something you learned, without being as scared as you were by doing it in...
14th Jan 2019, 01:54
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By Pilot DAR

'Cause my little voice told me.....

My whole life as a pilot, I've thought that I had a little voice looking after me. I can't say it kept me entirely out of trouble, but on many occasions, I can recall making the better decision, just...
12th Jan 2019, 20:49
Replies: 29
Views: 4,059
Posted By Pilot DAR

There is this modified Helio Courier.... ...

There is this modified Helio Courier....

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