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7th Jul 2008, 15:03
Replies: 26
Views: 3,101
Posted By GearOff

Question So if I already hold all the CASA qualifications,...

So if I already hold all the CASA qualifications, where do I go to obtain a Diploma? Is there any other work required?
17th Jun 2008, 13:55
Replies: 25
Views: 3,685
Posted By GearOff

I have done the UNSW course and would highly...

I have done the UNSW course and would highly recommend it. Len and Jeremy are both experienced ground instructors, and Len is one of the few people teaching this stuff who has actually done it for...
18th Nov 2007, 10:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,937
Posted By GearOff

The great man works at UNSW Aviation at Bankstown...

The great man works at UNSW Aviation at Bankstown delivering their theory training and stirring trouble. :ok:
10th Nov 2007, 12:08
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By GearOff

I have both headsets, but am not familiar with...

I have both headsets, but am not familiar with the Uflymike adapter. The Bose X gives slightly more passive noise reduction through the more padded ear seals. This provides some improvement in total...
23rd Jul 2007, 11:23
Replies: 28
Views: 6,483
Posted By GearOff

A simple demonstration by Ken of slow flight...

A simple demonstration by Ken of slow flight during my initial instructor rating flight test still stands as one of the most impressive displays of aircraft handling I've seen. He's truly at one with...
7th May 2007, 08:40
Replies: 17
Views: 2,756
Posted By GearOff

Heard on the radio news that a "four seat cessna"...

Heard on the radio news that a "four seat cessna" had crashed near Bringelly at about 1730. No other details given.
28th Feb 2007, 06:35
Replies: 27
Views: 8,695
Posted By GearOff

VFR on top of even 8/8s is legal providing you...

VFR on top of even 8/8s is legal providing you meet the same position fixing requirements as for any other VFR flight, and that the aeroplane has the instruments for IFR or NVFR as mentioned in a...
25th Feb 2007, 10:12
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By GearOff

The visual approach one has to be read back -...

The visual approach one has to be read back - it's been added to the AIP readback requirements list:

"e. any approach clearance"

I usually read the leave control area on descent back just on...
19th Feb 2007, 11:34
Replies: 94
Views: 14,860
Posted By GearOff

If 737s were single engine aeroplanes with less...

If 737s were single engine aeroplanes with less than 100 hours on the clock and 40% of an operator's fleet had suffered engine failures in the space of a week, I very much doubt they would be flying...
19th Feb 2007, 07:15
Replies: 94
Views: 14,860
Posted By GearOff

The Jab engine may well have been overheated - I...

The Jab engine may well have been overheated - I don't think anybody is disputing that. The dispute was about whether the pilots took off with an indication of that, and whether the aeroplane was...
12th Feb 2007, 06:47
Replies: 94
Views: 14,860
Posted By GearOff

Keep in mind that the majority of these Jabiru...

Keep in mind that the majority of these Jabiru engines are being operated privately on the RAA or other equivalent international registers. Any failures that have occured in the past won't...
2nd Feb 2007, 11:46
Replies: 94
Views: 14,860
Posted By GearOff

From all reports it sounds like the operator is...

From all reports it sounds like the operator is going through a rough patch, but I would argue that these aeroplanes haven't been in service long enough to feel the effects of a systemic problem in...
28th Jan 2007, 11:28
Replies: 94
Views: 14,860
Posted By GearOff

Most likely trying to get the oil cap off. My...

Most likely trying to get the oil cap off. My experience with those plastic oil dipstick caps is that if the previous pilot is a bit over-zealous with their tightening, multigrips are a necessity,...
24th Jan 2007, 01:44
Replies: 94
Views: 14,860
Posted By GearOff

Happened to notice this aeroplane parked in a...

Happened to notice this aeroplane parked in a hangar today and can categorically assure you fuel exhaustion was not the issue. Some sort of major mechanical defect caused this one - it's a mess :eek:
22nd Jan 2007, 11:11
Replies: 94
Views: 14,860
Posted By GearOff

Thumbs up The Jabiru is still there, it's just been moved...

The Jabiru is still there, it's just been moved off the race track itself.

A job well done! :D

Always a worry when brand new aeroplanes go down tho. :sad:
19th Jan 2007, 09:30
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By GearOff

The search function will reveal all the advice on...

The search function will reveal all the advice on this place you could ever want! No need to say any more about it than what's already here.
13th Jan 2007, 09:06
Replies: 31
Views: 5,435
Posted By GearOff

Are these airport weather briefs available to...

Are these airport weather briefs available to non-airline users? Looks like good info
30th Dec 2006, 09:15
Replies: 32
Views: 6,017
Posted By GearOff

I've never flown one, but my understanding is...

I've never flown one, but my understanding is that it requires an endorsement because it doesn't fall into the "Single Engine < 5700kg" group -regardless of their positioning, there are still two...
18th Dec 2006, 07:56
Replies: 23
Views: 4,183
Posted By GearOff

The Jabiru is quite a good aeroplane to fly but...

The Jabiru is quite a good aeroplane to fly but the cockpit is an ergonomic cluster-f....k. With three hands, it would fly quite well. Not sure how well any of the fibreglass LSAs would go in a busy...
10th Nov 2006, 11:40
Replies: 26
Views: 9,346
Posted By GearOff

My s/e VFR takeoff safety brief is relatively...

My s/e VFR takeoff safety brief is relatively short and simple but I think covers the main things of interest.

Actions in the event of an emergency:
- Engine failure after takeoff with runway...
24th Oct 2006, 23:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,455
Posted By GearOff

When a cruise prop is installed on a C152, one of...

When a cruise prop is installed on a C152, one of the requirements is that a placard be displayed on the panel showing the minimum static RPM is 2100 and that the max continuous cruise RPM is 2440,...
21st Sep 2006, 09:53
Replies: 27
Views: 6,300
Posted By GearOff

Depends if you can respect a multi engine...

Depends if you can respect a multi engine instructor who's working for free I guess!
7th Sep 2006, 08:03
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By GearOff

If you are 8 degrees right of track and turn left...

If you are 8 degrees right of track and turn left by 8 degrees, you will parallel your planned track, but never regain it. So to regain your flight planned track, you need to turn further left. In...
2nd Sep 2006, 09:25
Replies: 51
Views: 5,180
Posted By GearOff

I was hammering the importance of saying only...

I was hammering the importance of saying only what's necessary on the radio to my student today. I had to laugh when upon leaving CTA, the centre controller took a good 30 seconds to tell us to...
11th Aug 2006, 23:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,517
Posted By GearOff

Anyone been paid on duty time as a casual...

Anyone been paid on duty time as a casual instructor?
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