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1st Apr 2008, 01:01
Replies: 81
Views: 9,805
Posted By Orographic

um, I might be way off in left field here, but...

um, I might be way off in left field here, but anyone who has ever flown a gyrocopter?
31st Mar 2008, 23:31
Replies: 344
Views: 60,598
Posted By Orographic

Speaking purely for myself, I think at that...

Speaking purely for myself, I think at that moment, i would rather be holding a knife, although at a pinch I guess the crash axe would do. See Kevlar might be fine for turning a bullet-hole into...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2008, 03:31
Replies: 137
Views: 12,679
Posted By Orographic

wading into an existing firefight, but ...

wading into an existing firefight, but



then you can see why members of this minority might just have a slight issue with heterosexuality, and hetero-normative environments, in a similar vein....
6th Mar 2008, 01:37
Replies: 30
Views: 16,910
Posted By Orographic

I am honestly surprised that there are people, on...

I am honestly surprised that there are people, on a forum that purport to be professional pilots, that react in any other way, than "good on them" to that crews decision not to take of with a minimum...
4th Mar 2008, 06:52
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By Orographic

I'm just gonna go out on a limb here, and suggest...

I'm just gonna go out on a limb here, and suggest I would expect any institution, that you can get flight training at ( flight club, school etc) should be able to arrange a booking for a BFR, but as...
26th Feb 2008, 08:09
Replies: 44
Views: 35,511
Posted By Orographic

I did attempt to make allowances for this fact,...

I did attempt to make allowances for this fact, and yes I agree that the family's quite understandable grief should not be belittled.

What I was trying to do, and obviously failed at, was to point...
26th Feb 2008, 06:32
Replies: 44
Views: 35,511
Posted By Orographic

possibly a little too soon, and not to belittle ...

possibly a little too soon, and not to belittle the grief of his family etc, but ...


what a way to go ! ( doing what you love)


( poor taste? )
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Feb 2008, 06:12
Replies: 1,635
Views: 2,263,093
Posted By Orographic

Overheard recently twr: ABC , Rotorua...

Overheard recently


twr: ABC , Rotorua Tower
ABC : ABC request taxi Rotorua, with information India, 1014, POB 1


I missed the rest , due to nearby laughter
18th Feb 2008, 10:24
Replies: 126
Views: 24,236
Posted By Orographic

only if they have someone to translate what is...

only if they have someone to translate what is going on. Do you really expect 30 some Joe Publics, to have even the faintest idea what is going on for the pilots of an aircraft in trouble. " We saw...
30th Jan 2008, 05:40
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Orographic

One request. A line indicating which...

One request.

A line indicating which territories this applies to, after all , we are not all in the UK, and we are not all in the states.

There are, after all differences between the various...
21st Dec 2007, 04:10
Replies: 309
Views: 71,530
Posted By Orographic

No doubt that this has been found before this...

No doubt that this has been found before this posting, but this piece published in the New Zealand Herald is interesting.

It is after a more general angle though, and not just crew, so apologies...
16th Dec 2007, 20:40
Replies: 41
Views: 4,240
Posted By Orographic

for the ( instrument rated) techno freak, there...

for the ( instrument rated) techno freak, there is always LMC ( supposedly featuring U2, but i can never hear their influence ) - Take me to the clouds above
Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2007, 07:40
Replies: 80
Views: 18,815
Posted By Orographic

fish yes, but in rotor blade, and props, this Brittle...

yes, but in rotor blade, and props, this Brittle Fracture Failure mode is desirable. They are less likely to dig in and cause more problems for a crew, who it must be said, have enough on their...
20th Jun 2007, 02:55
Replies: 22
Views: 3,206
Posted By Orographic

In terms of eye damage, frequency ( colour)...

In terms of eye damage, frequency ( colour) doesn't realy change much ( incuding those frequencies that are outside human visual spectra), what matters is what wattage is being emitted from the (...
20th Jun 2007, 02:28
Replies: 50
Views: 14,015
Posted By Orographic

Granted this is an opinion, but i think that...

Granted this is an opinion, but i think that doctor might well have just been grandstanding, or more likely didn't have a clue about the size of the aircraft.

*All* hopsitals in the area (...
7th Mar 2007, 02:53
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By Orographic

Yet another headset thread

While there are more than a couple of which headset threads floating around, I thought that this had better be placed into a seperate thread, as to not be brand specific.

looking on data for a...
4th Mar 2007, 22:50
Replies: 33
Views: 11,149
Posted By Orographic

not yet flying, but came from the pilots expo...

not yet flying, but came from the pilots expo yesterday, where i was looking at exactly this :)

basic rundown from how things sounded to my less than trained ears

David Clark : there were a...
4th Feb 2007, 01:43
Replies: 90
Views: 23,955
Posted By Orographic

VSB, its ok ,and yes it did wander a little off...

VSB, its ok ,and yes it did wander a little off topic, but i do feel trying to nut out how to stop it happening again, is a useful expenditure of energy. After all, who wants a body on their...
3rd Feb 2007, 09:30
Replies: 90
Views: 23,955
Posted By Orographic

Paradise lost, what I currently do for a paying...

Paradise lost, what I currently do for a paying job is .. monitering alarm systems( *shrug* it pays for my flying ).
standard PIR's ( paasive infared sensors ... "motion detectors" to those who...
3rd Feb 2007, 05:34
Replies: 90
Views: 23,955
Posted By Orographic

As someone who has worked in the security...

As someone who has worked in the security industry ... i would be cautious about placeing electronic intrustion detection systems in such a location.

firstly being an unpressurised, non temprature...
31st Jan 2007, 02:16
Replies: 101
Views: 21,953
Posted By Orographic

ChristiaanJ, you might find this link useful then...

ChristiaanJ, you might find this link useful then :P


http://www.airnz.co.nz/aboutus/flighttraining/training_resources.htm
26th Jan 2007, 07:08
Replies: 31
Views: 16,625
Posted By Orographic

to the point of view of PAX, its a valid...

to the point of view of PAX, its a valid question, i mean if you didn't *need* two people, why are there two people in the pointy end ..

and i am sure it would have been similer when flight crew...
24th Jan 2007, 01:36
Replies: 18
Views: 2,292
Posted By Orographic

I would have to suspect the greatest weakness as...

I would have to suspect the greatest weakness as well as the greatest strength of a GPS like system is ease-of-use

While its ease of use could be a godsend when you have other things that need...
12th Jan 2007, 15:17
Replies: 124
Views: 18,790
Posted By Orographic

ok, to hijack the thread again, this time in a...

ok, to hijack the thread again, this time in a diffrent direction


what would people recommend for those of us who vision is ... not quite so perfect ?

My presciption glasses do not cover full...
4th Jan 2007, 17:54
Replies: 62
Views: 10,878
Posted By Orographic

an almost relivent tangent

a tangent i know, but this is a good example, and i have been though this too, and even got to the next stage in it ( no, i wasn't intoxicated, but i had had a drink a few hours before hand, and had...
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