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19th Dec 2012, 08:51
Replies: 72
Views: 11,964
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Equally, I wonder how easy it is to line up with...

Equally, I wonder how easy it is to line up with being a good father?

Hannah, you are young, the world is truly your oyster. Work hard, very hard, and make your own opportunities. Seek advice, but...
13th Dec 2012, 08:41
Replies: 72
Views: 11,964
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Hannah, bear in mind that you may not get women...

Hannah, bear in mind that you may not get women who have experienced discrimination, sexism, "banter" - in any area of life, not just in aviation - to rush forward and post about it publicly.
...
9th Nov 2012, 21:35
Replies: 23
Views: 3,705
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Nice work, Maxime! :ok: Have you done your...

Nice work, Maxime! :ok:

Have you done your written exams yet? And how far are you through the flying course?
21st Oct 2012, 10:25
Replies: 150
Views: 15,048
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Well done you! You can be very proud of your...

Well done you! You can be very proud of your achievement :D:ok:

Wishing you happy and safe flying in the future...
8th Oct 2012, 12:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,307
Posted By FlyingLapinou

The club looks really excellent*...

The club looks really excellent* (http://www.aeroclub3vallees.com)

I'd love to do a mountain qualification but I had no idea it involved quite so much: seven hours' groundschool and 15-20 hours of...
24th Sep 2012, 13:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Groundlooping

Ouch! Some of the sequences in this video look pretty painful! :}

Taildraggers vs. Tricycle Gear (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=q5trygRQaV0)

There are those who have,...
24th Sep 2012, 08:51
Replies: 150
Views: 15,048
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Hi LFE, Don't beat yourself up about...

Hi LFE,



Don't beat yourself up about it. I know one shouldn't generalise too much, but I've noticed men and women seem to approach things in a slightly different way. I tend to want to have...
23rd Sep 2012, 23:10
Replies: 22
Views: 7,402
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Yes, I should have made that clearer: we were...

Yes, I should have made that clearer: we were using a tow bar, as well as pushing on the prop.



That sounds logical, I like it.
23rd Sep 2012, 19:57
Replies: 22
Views: 7,402
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Just to be clear: Asymmetric pulling/pushing...

Just to be clear:

Asymmetric pulling/pushing - nope :=
Pulling/pushing on anything that needs extra care, e.g. the prop on "my" trusty Jodel D112 - definite nope :=
Pulling on the actual tip -...
23rd Sep 2012, 12:09
Replies: 22
Views: 7,402
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Pulling/pushing aircraft by the prop

I'm not a great fan of moving aircraft around by pulling/pushing on the prop, but it's a common occurrence at clubs here in France - well, tow bar plus prop, mostly.

Given that the blades have to...
16th Sep 2012, 20:00
Replies: 32
Views: 10,110
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Oh, that's very bad news, if correct. I've learnt...

Oh, that's very bad news, if correct. I've learnt such a lot from his comments and explanations, which he has always given so generously. And always with tolerance and courtesy. I hope he will be...
13th Sep 2012, 09:40
Replies: 29
Views: 2,794
Posted By FlyingLapinou

A night full of stars. Smooth. Alone. Pure magic....

A night full of stars. Smooth. Alone. Pure magic. :ok:
23rd Aug 2012, 07:35
Replies: 9
Views: 3,442
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Some more information here...

Some more information here (http://www.francoflyers.org/2012/08/sue-virr-fly-in25th26th-august.html).
22nd Aug 2012, 12:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By FlyingLapinou

@172510 That Lilienthal PPL Exam Prep looks good,...

@172510 That Lilienthal PPL Exam Prep looks good, thanks for posting.

@jj97101: Confirming what 172510 already said - the GIGLI exam prep site is excellent, well worth the small fee.

Bons vols!...
19th Jul 2012, 09:46
Replies: 71
Views: 12,255
Posted By FlyingLapinou

I've posted the link to the film below. ...

I've posted the link to the film below.

Swissair Flight 111
24th May 2012, 09:48
Replies: 1,122
Views: 551,138
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Yay, sorted! pPrune has its uses, after all, and...

Yay, sorted! pPrune has its uses, after all, and thank you KSA :D
23rd May 2012, 14:51
Replies: 1,122
Views: 551,138
Posted By FlyingLapinou

I could be persuaded to swap a week's freebie at...

I could be persuaded to swap a week's freebie at large house in the vineyards, with swimming pool, SW France, this summer, for a seat to AeroExpo. Last-minute request, but worth a shot :} PM if...
28th Apr 2012, 21:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Well, Heston, the answer is.... C!...

Well, Heston, the answer is....



C! LOL.

So I'll certainly keep this thread in mind when I do the exam :ok: Yes, I tried bumping the decimal place and doing the sums again, but still can't...
27th Apr 2012, 20:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Wailing and gnashing of teeth.... And a flat...

Wailing and gnashing of teeth....

And a flat forehead :ugh::ugh:

I'm following all you folks, thanks for the help.

Sooooooo annoying! They can't actually have got the figures wrong, can...
27th Apr 2012, 17:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Thanks for having a stab at this Achimha and...

Thanks for having a stab at this Achimha and Heston :D I've clicked around so many internet sites trying to work it out, my mouse is about to go into meltdown... (other things, too....)



That...
27th Apr 2012, 16:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By FlyingLapinou

3 weeks from my exam...

...don't ask, it's a pesky French one.

Anyway, I'm still struggling with the sections involving maths. I'm getting there, but it's slow (very) and painful (very) :{

Could any of you maths...
18th Mar 2012, 23:05
Replies: 24
Views: 5,470
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Sorry to hear about that, Jan, and hope you can...

Sorry to hear about that, Jan, and hope you can get back in the air very soon. Glad you weren't hurt and thanks for sharing your story.
27th Feb 2012, 21:07
Replies: 55
Views: 6,107
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Erm... :} Groupon 50% discount...

Erm... :}

Groupon 50% discount (http://www.groupon.fr/deals/paris/aeropilot/351816)
23rd Feb 2012, 08:30
Replies: 28
Views: 7,180
Posted By FlyingLapinou

Nice thread! :ok: And the 'Above Cloud' one,...

Nice thread! :ok:

And the 'Above Cloud' one, too. All your pics are stunning. Between us, I'm sure we'd have enough to compile a coffee table book of pPrune adventures :E
23rd Feb 2012, 08:07
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By FlyingLapinou

There's a very nice iPhone app available for...

There's a very nice iPhone app available for planning VFR flights in France, which includes a directory of over 200 airfield restaurants... :ok: It costs a couple of euros, I think.

See Flying in...
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