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22nd Sep 2016, 21:36
Replies: 15
Views: 5,331
Posted By Wageslave

FL010? Flight level 010?????? Seriously?...

FL010? Flight level 010??????

Seriously? Better stick to stamp-collecting!

Oh, this is spotters corner. Perhaps FL010 makes sense here....
;(
22nd Sep 2016, 21:26
Replies: 20
Views: 3,345
Posted By Wageslave

Wisley. Yes, it was apparently seen more...

Wisley.

Yes, it was apparently seen more cost-effective to divvy the runway up into 4 armco-barriered sections to stop kids racing their Cortinas on it and risk murdering aircraft in trouble than...
22nd Sep 2016, 21:12
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,169,266
Posted By Wageslave

Jay Sata Quite so. My next question is this....

Jay Sata Quite so.

My next question is this.

Where exactly - I mean exactly, did the Spirit of Artifice end up in Winslow?

All the statements I can find suggest a loss of power immediately...
22nd Sep 2016, 20:05
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,169,266
Posted By Wageslave

Quote; Wikipedia. My italics. Isn't this...

Quote; Wikipedia.
My italics.

Isn't this statement just a little bit more than simply disingenuous?

It implies that the film crew, support crew and sponsors were "often" invited to fly in the...
22nd Sep 2016, 15:03
Replies: 42
Views: 8,375
Posted By Wageslave

The Tiger Club impressed on me the importance of...

The Tiger Club impressed on me the importance of wheeling-on both the Tiger Moth and the Stampe if there was any crosswind at all, but that it was a little less important with the Stampe due to its...
22nd Sep 2016, 13:17
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,169,266
Posted By Wageslave

Another puzzle. If she is so hopeless as a...

Another puzzle.
If she is so hopeless as a pilot that she needs an ATPL passenger doesn't it seem odd that her team would allow her to fly royalty on joy-rides, as the now much edited Wikipedia...
22nd Sep 2016, 12:33
Replies: 40
Views: 8,091
Posted By Wageslave

Coal was considered as a fuel at one stage in...

Coal was considered as a fuel at one stage in it's development, wasn't it?

SSD, you don't sound like someone with a great knowledge of aviation if you think the SR71 "flawed". Do you have any...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2016, 15:22
Replies: 60
Views: 16,081
Posted By Wageslave

No chance. It closed a couple of years ago.

No chance. It closed a couple of years ago.
21st Sep 2016, 10:44
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,169,266
Posted By Wageslave

Wikipedia. While all the did-she, didn't-she...

Wikipedia.

While all the did-she, didn't-she hoo-har rages on I find a nagging question in my head.

Why, why for Heaven's sake, would a Commercial pilot and instructor capable enough to fly...
Forum: Questions
16th Sep 2016, 22:06
Replies: 6
Views: 4,047
Posted By Wageslave

How is that relevant to what is recorded in a...

How is that relevant to what is recorded in a logbook?

Why would a Professional pilot need a column to record this at 1000, 10,000, 30,000 hrs?

Training trivia like that is recorded in many...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Sep 2016, 21:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,953
Posted By Wageslave

No such thing on SK. S61 is a totally...

No such thing on SK.

S61 is a totally different matter. Required for Nr trimming on final approach due to a previous generation FCU, wasn't it? Bloody nuisance too when you had to complete a...
Forum: Questions
16th Sep 2016, 10:20
Replies: 6
Views: 4,047
Posted By Wageslave

Why not look up what parameters each juristiction...

Why not look up what parameters each juristiction requires you to record and see which logbook allows this. I very much doubt if either lacks the required fields.
There may also be fields that you...
14th Sep 2016, 11:31
Replies: 6
Views: 4,166
Posted By Wageslave

Sadly the field of test flying is hazardous,...

Sadly the field of test flying is hazardous, especially in an airframe of largely unknown aerodynamic qualities and with completely unproven engines.
I say unproven because motorcycle engines though...
14th Sep 2016, 10:21
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,169,266
Posted By Wageslave

When/if she ever does a lecture tour here in UK...

When/if she ever does a lecture tour here in UK it might turn out to be thoroughly good entertainment.
Barracking from the cheap-seats or what?
13th Sep 2016, 08:46
Replies: 15
Views: 1,813
Posted By Wageslave

Respectfully suggest that "breaking" hard to...

Respectfully suggest that "breaking" hard to avoid a pigeon is not the wisest thing to do. You need to keep control of your aeroplane and it isn't worth risking "breaking" an aeroplane or its pax for...
13th Sep 2016, 08:39
Replies: 21
Views: 7,861
Posted By Wageslave

Dustcloud just the same. The rotors still need to...

Dustcloud just the same. The rotors still need to provide lift (thus downwash) in the flare, from that point of view nothing changes, its just that the energy to provide lift is taken from somewhere...
12th Sep 2016, 22:15
Replies: 3,773
Views: 1,039,794
Posted By Wageslave

Why would a runway with massive runoffs be useful...

Why would a runway with massive runoffs be useful in teaching short field technique? Surely you'd need a short field for that? At least, that's how I did it.
12th Sep 2016, 21:58
Replies: 68
Views: 13,927
Posted By Wageslave

Airport "security" as in the pax-harrassment...

Airport "security" as in the pax-harrassment business is purely an empty theatrical statement that politicians are doing "everything humanly possible" to prevent an atrocity.
They know damn well...
12th Sep 2016, 14:30
Replies: 18
Views: 4,239
Posted By Wageslave

Historically the Russians have long had close...

Historically the Russians have long had close ties with Mt Athos, including an invasion of it in the 1920s (?).

Whatever the thug in the Kremlin's motives are you can be certain they are aimed...
12th Sep 2016, 11:57
Replies: 12
Views: 3,170
Posted By Wageslave

I can't imagine any air safety reason to be...

I can't imagine any air safety reason to be flying around E Anglia without nav lights. Manpads are in short supply around here...
One had his tip lights on so being invisible clearly wasn't part of...
12th Sep 2016, 10:39
Replies: 14
Views: 4,638
Posted By Wageslave

Will they want training in landing, I wonder...?

Will they want training in landing, I wonder...?
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2016, 10:00
Replies: 50
Views: 13,642
Posted By Wageslave

I asked that too. Contrary to their bloody...

I asked that too. Contrary to their bloody "human" rights of course.

Scotbill, quite, why can't the Military do it?
12th Sep 2016, 00:34
Replies: 4
Views: 2,851
Posted By Wageslave

Didn't ask a question. zzz

Didn't ask a question.

zzz
12th Sep 2016, 00:20
Replies: 4,514
Views: 1,169,266
Posted By Wageslave

Er, Stearman, wasn't it, before it got trashed? ...

Er, Stearman, wasn't it, before it got trashed?

So in the interest of accuracy let's agree it's made of steel and fabric.

But do go on, and on - Tracey...
12th Sep 2016, 00:13
Replies: 80
Views: 36,920
Posted By Wageslave

Thank God there are still some Captains with...

Thank God there are still some Captains with enough integrity to ensure the welfare of their crew. Those poor cc work without a break for hours on end esp on short flights and often have no time to...
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