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23rd Mar 2019, 02:04
Replies: 58
Views: 13,761
Posted By Nuasea

Carb air icing

Thank you for the information but note that hot air is not available at full power, see NZ incident that follows
22nd Mar 2019, 17:26
Replies: 58
Views: 13,761
Posted By Nuasea

Carb icing

Eliminate carb icing as the cause of the loss of engine power.
22nd Mar 2019, 00:02
Replies: 58
Views: 13,761
Posted By Nuasea

Calculate carb icing CAA

temp was around 24C. Dew point unknown.

https://www.casa.gov.au/sites/g/files/net351/f/_assets/main/pilots/download/carburettor_icing_chart.pdf
21st Mar 2019, 23:42
Replies: 58
Views: 13,761
Posted By Nuasea

Carb Iciing

Did the ATSB consider carb icing? What was the temperature and humidity?
21st Mar 2019, 18:39
Replies: 58
Views: 13,761
Posted By Nuasea

You are very dismissive of a known fact they may...

You are very dismissive of a known fact they may not have considered.
21st Mar 2019, 06:46
Replies: 58
Views: 13,761
Posted By Nuasea

Fuel contamination

Although fuel analysis revealed no indication of water, it was always the RAF practice to fill Chipmunk fuel tanks completely at the end of the day’s flying to avoid condensation within the tanks...
11th Mar 2018, 05:12
Replies: 33
Views: 5,851
Posted By Nuasea

Volunteering for a so called anti flu injection in the 1960’s

Does anyone recall “volunteering” for what was described as an injection that would prevent flu and colds in 1965?

This was certainly offered at FTS in the RAF.

Has anyone any information on...
31st Dec 2017, 08:19
Replies: 316
Views: 219,053
Posted By Nuasea

That's the one, thank you.

That's the one, thank you.
31st Dec 2017, 07:12
Replies: 316
Views: 219,053
Posted By Nuasea

Wasn't there a similar accident a few years ago?

Wasn't there a similar accident a few years ago?
17th Apr 2017, 19:17
Replies: 104
Views: 51,748
Posted By Nuasea

Haven't the time to sift through the submissions...

Haven't the time to sift through the submissions but has anyone mentioned FLCH?
1st Feb 2017, 03:32
Replies: 1
Views: 1,083
Posted By Nuasea

Gibbs Glider Griffith NSW

The Pioneer Park at Griffith has a glider on display built by William Gibbs in 1936. He later died in a Lancaster crash during WW2.

The glider was built of wood by William and his brother...
28th Dec 2016, 06:29
Replies: 39
Views: 13,845
Posted By Nuasea

I recall going to a Hucknall Airshow probably in...

I recall going to a Hucknall Airshow probably in 1963 when a formation of four NUAS Chipmunks took part. This was led by Sqn Ldr Atkinson and certainly Flt Lt Sid Sterling was in the team. I would be...
26th Jul 2016, 01:22
Replies: 87
Views: 19,933
Posted By Nuasea

Another Birthday

Well after 35 years a celebration is planned for the anniversary of the first flight on the 3rd of September.

Still a few around.......
7th Mar 2016, 04:48
Replies: 3
Views: 2,743
Posted By Nuasea

History of RAF Old Catton

Thank you for the response.

We were perhaps somewhat optimistic hoping someone who had served might respond but I suppose they would be in their 90's by now.
20th Feb 2016, 21:17
Replies: 3
Views: 2,743
Posted By Nuasea

RAF OLD CATTON History 1938 - 1945

RAF OLD CATTON

An acquaintance of mine is compiling a history of RAF Old Catton, near Norwich, so obscure that it is not listed amongst former RAF stations.

The detail he is interested in is...
2nd Jul 2015, 22:43
Replies: 1
Views: 1,666
Posted By Nuasea

Update

The Andover did survive the quake but a Vampire hanging in the entrance swung so much that it's tail hit the wall.

XS 600's engines were swapped for an unserviceable pair so they may still be...
2nd Jul 2015, 00:51
Replies: 1
Views: 1,666
Posted By Nuasea

Andover C Mk 1 XS600

This ancient aircraft resides in the Christchurch Air Museum after sterling service with the RAF and RNZAF.


The curators of the museum are trying to improve their knowledge on the history of the...
9th Apr 2014, 01:36
Replies: 39
Views: 13,845
Posted By Nuasea

Spin

That is the truth.....out of sight over the control tower but a surprise!


Unconventional but taught me lots ....after that suffered creamed off QFI's in the RAF proper!
8th Apr 2014, 07:47
Replies: 39
Views: 13,845
Posted By Nuasea

Thanks

Thank you for the information. Sad ending to many!


My instructor, Flt Lt Johny Law put me into a spin at 1000ft over the control tower at RAF Newton saying,"If you can recover you can go solo!"...
7th Apr 2014, 01:25
Replies: 39
Views: 13,845
Posted By Nuasea

NUAS Chipmunks

Great response and thanks.


The serial numbers I have are WK 635
WP781
363
609
778
and a one off 548
6th Apr 2014, 04:10
Replies: 39
Views: 13,845
Posted By Nuasea

Chipmunks of Nottingham University Air Squadron

Does any one by chance have the tail numbers of the Chipmunks used by the Air Squadron in the early 60's. I only recorded the numbers omitting the letters. Makes it difficult tracing what happened...
10th May 2011, 06:09
Replies: 0
Views: 1,493
Posted By Nuasea

Qantas A380 incident

I am still wondering why the crew did not evacuate the passengers using the slides after the A380 had landed at Changi.....surely that was the better option and quite feasable.
29th Apr 2011, 06:04
Replies: 25
Views: 9,986
Posted By Nuasea

Larger than life

I was a student with Dave both at Syerston and Oakington.

My favourite memory of Dave was at Syerston at a students' dining-in with the Group Captain presiding.

Dave was nominated to make one...
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