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17th Jul 2019, 04:47
Replies: 28
Views: 5,135
Posted By fulmar

I haven’t posted under this name for many a long...

I haven’t posted under this name for many a long year (but I have under other names!) but I just had to tell this story.

As Airport Manager of a large GAAP airport in SE Australia I had to handle...
4th Apr 2014, 10:50
Replies: 43
Views: 12,093
Posted By fulmar

Lethbridge auction Saturday

Lethbridge airport/air park site auction tomorrow(Saturday) at 1pm.
3rd Apr 2014, 11:56
Replies: 154
Views: 35,290
Posted By fulmar

Sitigeltfel, nope they did not have cl44s as far...

Sitigeltfel, nope they did not have cl44s as far as I know- but they were certainly manston-centric and mostly used Vanguards. You might have been thinking of tradewinds or ias or even tmac. or Young...
29th Mar 2014, 23:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,317
Posted By fulmar

Agree. Virgin australia mel-lax fare $1180...

Agree. Virgin australia mel-lax fare $1180 available this morning ( Sunday 30th)- [email protected]@t I paid $1200. Add a southwest rt lax-mke for $500. 8 nights at au$80 a night. Car hire $350- and having a car...
27th Mar 2014, 12:47
Replies: 13
Views: 4,987
Posted By fulmar

Of course you could always cash them in while the...

Of course you could always cash them in while the going is good. My 150,000 points would get a $1,000 dollar myer digital gift card or 2 gopro+silver cams and points change.
Calculating on flights...
30th Aug 2013, 11:26
Replies: 18
Views: 6,247
Posted By fulmar

Looking at pics from another site ( Sydney...

Looking at pics from another site ( Sydney airport spotters) I was impressed by the wing flex on take-off. The extent of the flex really does remind me of a bird.
Whatever one may think of the...
2nd Feb 2013, 09:36
Replies: 2
Views: 2,411
Posted By fulmar

I always loved their advertising slogan: "Trust...

I always loved their advertising slogan: "Trust us to Fly"
Which may give rise to the following comments:

- and if I don't trust you?
- But can I trust you to land?
- Well I sure as hell won't...
21st Nov 2012, 22:27
Replies: 57
Views: 21,818
Posted By fulmar

I did my gliding and air experience flying at...

I did my gliding and air experience flying at Ouston in 1967-8. 11AEF, I think, had 9 Chipmunks including one they marked up as "Free Northumbrian Air Force" and the gliding school had a Sedbergh and...
31st Jul 2012, 01:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By fulmar

Sure did. Chino, van nuys (and 3500ft c172 flight...

Sure did. Chino, van nuys (and 3500ft c172 flight directly over LAX)palmdale,mojave, oshkosh, dc, and today sitting by pool in tucson.
What blew me away about OSH? - the people . No members of the...
27th Jul 2012, 05:13
Replies: 77
Views: 13,306
Posted By fulmar

Apropos Shagpiles entry -the Lancair evolution. ...

Apropos Shagpiles entry -the Lancair evolution.
As i said-sex on wings
27th Jul 2012, 05:00
Replies: 77
Views: 13,306
Posted By fulmar

Sitting here in my airconditioned ($15 target...

Sitting here in my airconditioned ($15 target fan) at the university of wisconsin at Oshkosh i can think of some pretty
mouthwatering ideas including :
The hondajet-yes i know it has engines above...
Forum: Freight Dogs
30th Oct 2010, 03:45
Replies: 440
Views: 790,523
Posted By fulmar

Thinking of cars in the freight hold, in the late...

Thinking of cars in the freight hold, in the late 80's DHL/EAT purchased some CV580's from Summit in the US. One of the ramp managers in BRU on detachment from CVG, Mike S*****, (great guy by the...
15th Sep 2010, 00:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By fulmar

If you are after your logbook, RVAC have a large...

If you are after your logbook, RVAC have a large number of old log books that were found after the demise of a number of past operators at YMMB. Of course most of these were the logbooks of those who...
27th May 2010, 04:25
Replies: 2
Views: 3,126
Posted By fulmar

Vale. Peter O'Rourke OAM, JP

I write with great sadness to inform you of the passing of Peter O'Rourke, OAM, JP, who died tragically in a car accident near Ballarat yesterday.

Peter was a farmer, a country pilot(Cessna 182),...
17th Dec 2008, 23:49
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By fulmar

Santa Express 2008

I originally posted this about three years ago, but with the advent of K-RUD and friends I thought a mild update was warranted. Happy Christmas to all at PPrune.

Santa Express 2008


It’s that...
19th Apr 2008, 09:07
Replies: 35
Views: 2,993
Posted By fulmar

Moorabbin movements. About 2,100 on the...

Moorabbin movements.

About 2,100 on the 16th. 23,000 1st to 16th. Probably 40,000 plus for the month- which would be an all time record. 34,000 in March by the way. Both circuits in operation...
19th Feb 2008, 00:06
Replies: 38
Views: 3,057
Posted By fulmar

Absolutely stunning visuals in the show. This was...

Absolutely stunning visuals in the show. This was the first ABC (oops- ABC1 now) broadcast I’ve seen in High Definition (HD). The ABC should put this in a loop and broadcast it on ABC2 during the day...
11th Dec 2007, 23:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,460
Posted By fulmar

Aah Lagos, and especially the freight apron. I...

Aah Lagos, and especially the freight apron. I was Lagos route manager for IML in the late 70’s and had a target of two, yep two, 707s a day. The reason was of course that Nigeria had oil and was...
21st Nov 2007, 00:19
Replies: 51
Views: 4,139
Posted By fulmar

My personal favourite, and one with the longest...

My personal favourite, and one with the longest title:
“Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines (Or: How I flew from London to Paris on 25 hours 11 minutes..)”
Made in 1965 the majority of...
11th Jul 2007, 00:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,673
Posted By fulmar

New Melbourne webcam

If you want to see what the weather is doing now in Melbourne, or what it was doing yesterday, try this stunning new webcam site: http://webcam.omniconnect.com.au/
I say “new” but website has been...
1st Jul 2007, 15:02
Replies: 24
Views: 3,985
Posted By fulmar

Triadic said “You would find him also at the RVAC...

Triadic said “You would find him also at the RVAC passing on his knowledge to the many aviators that would pass by and enjoy a beer with him” How true. He would catch my eye in the bar and say “Well...
4th Nov 2006, 11:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By fulmar

I had the pleasure of sitting next to Bill and...

I had the pleasure of sitting next to Bill and his lovely wife at the RVAC 80th birthday bash last August. The RVAC raised, I think, around $10,000 for Angelflight. An absolutely fascinating story as...
26th Jul 2006, 15:36
Replies: 53
Views: 7,661
Posted By fulmar

Hmm…. Having read this thread and also the...

Hmm…. Having read this thread and also the feature on “The Age” website regarding the breakdown of the Jetstar website due to huge overloads I idly tried out the site and, lo and behold, got on to...
27th Feb 2006, 03:50
Replies: 25
Views: 2,777
Posted By fulmar

Underneath the Radar Fair comment regarding...

Underneath the Radar
Fair comment regarding signage and this is being fixed as I type this. My apologies. Comments about the call centre are being passed on and will be actioned. They do (or should)...
17th Dec 2005, 06:42
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By fulmar

It’s that time of year again. The big man is...

It’s that time of year again. The big man is getting ready to do his annual courier run to all the worlds kids (and biggies too!). Straya is first on the list (the Kiwi’s weren’t good little boys...
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