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16th Apr 2018, 21:27
Replies: 23
Views: 2,809
Posted By Heston

Did you walk away from the landing? Was the...

Did you walk away from the landing?
Was the aeroplane useable again?
Was the aeroplane useable again without surgery?

If yes to all three, sounds ok to me. Though there may well be things you...
16th Apr 2018, 21:18
Replies: 23
Views: 2,809
Posted By Heston

Totally agree with this. It should not...

Totally agree with this.

It should not really be a problem to fly with different instructors if the school is well organized. After all there is a syllabus that they are following.

The OP...
15th Apr 2018, 06:53
Replies: 107
Views: 10,673
Posted By Heston

Sci-Fi has been 'outed' as a troll on at least...

Sci-Fi has been 'outed' as a troll on at least two previous occasions.
18th Feb 2018, 15:50
Replies: 46
Views: 5,008
Posted By Heston

https://www.pprune.org/spectators-balcony-spotters...

https://www.pprune.org/spectators-balcony-spotters-corner/169276-how-high-does-controlled-airspace-go.html
16th Feb 2018, 15:17
Replies: 43
Views: 4,473
Posted By Heston

Power + attitude = performance isn't meant to be...

Power + attitude = performance isn't meant to be a mathematical equation for goodness sake. It's part of how students are taught to understand that to make an aircraft go faster you have to do more...
11th Feb 2018, 21:13
Replies: 43
Views: 4,473
Posted By Heston

Personally I just look out the window. The...

Personally I just look out the window. The natural horizon.
7th Feb 2018, 20:02
Replies: 33
Views: 3,274
Posted By Heston

The Sir Francis Chichester method. Yes it works....

The Sir Francis Chichester method. Yes it works. It's also a good navigation technique for finding your way on land - the army teach it, and orienteering people use it.
26th Jan 2018, 12:19
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By Heston

Wuss! I just wish I could fit in one.

Wuss! I just wish I could fit in one.
24th Jan 2018, 08:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,571
Posted By Heston

By having a different load on the engine?...

By having a different load on the engine? Different propellor or the same propellor at different airspeed, or a variable pitch propellor.
19th Jan 2018, 11:52
Replies: 23
Views: 2,563
Posted By Heston

No, it's not an exam. So PuT is right. And...

No, it's not an exam. So PuT is right.
And instructor must be P1 because they are essential for the flight to be legal (it's not legal if not insured).
5th Jan 2018, 12:31
Replies: 39
Views: 9,063
Posted By Heston

Select and trim for best glide, select field and...

Select and trim for best glide, select field and plan how to get to it come first. Then try to identify reason for failure - reason for this is that all the time spent not finding the field is...
31st Dec 2017, 17:26
Replies: 44
Views: 4,547
Posted By Heston

It should be pretty obvious that using a driving...

It should be pretty obvious that using a driving simulator on a home pc isn't going to help anybody pass their driving test quicker, so it continues to amaze me that people think that a home pc with...
21st Dec 2017, 20:44
Replies: 44
Views: 4,547
Posted By Heston

Oh come on scifi, try to be a bit more...

Oh come on scifi, try to be a bit more convincing!
Personally I'd be looking out for fast pointy things as well as GA aircraft if I was flying in Wales or anywhere really.
And gliders in thermals...
21st Dec 2017, 17:51
Replies: 44
Views: 4,547
Posted By Heston

Spoilsport! I was hoping to have some fun.

Spoilsport! I was hoping to have some fun.
21st Dec 2017, 16:57
Replies: 44
Views: 4,547
Posted By Heston

Wonderful wonderful post! Complete tosh of...

Wonderful wonderful post! Complete tosh of course, but I enjoyed reading it ;)
Scifi the student is learning to be a pilot and captain of the aeroplane. They have to practice good lookout from the...
12th Dec 2017, 18:38
Replies: 46
Views: 5,536
Posted By Heston

Despite the question as asked by the OP (can I...

Despite the question as asked by the OP (can I log the time?) That's not the issue, as has-been pointed out in numerous replies. The issue is that the poster cannot legally be P1.
6th Dec 2017, 19:31
Replies: 36
Views: 3,791
Posted By Heston

Farnborough have defined areas of responsibility....

Farnborough have defined areas of responsibility. the others in practice have the extent of their radar coverage, which is variable and difficult to define. Sometimes it's seems to depend on...
6th Dec 2017, 18:28
Replies: 36
Views: 3,791
Posted By Heston

The LARS print out is your lot for radar service....

The LARS print out is your lot for radar service. There are gaps. Outside this and controlled airspace the only service is basic. Which is as much use as a chocolate teapot or an ashtray on a...
5th Dec 2017, 21:28
Replies: 32
Views: 4,275
Posted By Heston

Why must there?

Why must there?
4th Dec 2017, 20:13
Replies: 46
Views: 5,536
Posted By Heston

I don't understand what you're proposing. If it's...

I don't understand what you're proposing. If it's a group owned aircraft, i.e. shared, I can't see how you can fly it on your own without being part of the group.
Or do you mean that you and your...
4th Dec 2017, 16:25
Replies: 18
Views: 1,527
Posted By Heston

Well I for one agree with you. That's exactly...

Well I for one agree with you. That's exactly what I do.
30th Nov 2017, 21:03
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By Heston

The advice above is all good. But let me just...

The advice above is all good.
But let me just say, understand what you are doing with the whizz wheel - it makes it easier to get things right when the question is a new one!!
27th Nov 2017, 20:52
Replies: 15
Views: 2,636
Posted By Heston

Er I think you will find that over the next few...

Er I think you will find that over the next few months (and certainly by end of 2018) there will be almost no 25khz frequencies left for you to talk to!
20th Nov 2017, 21:07
Replies: 26
Views: 3,140
Posted By Heston

Sounds about right to me. Best of luck!

Sounds about right to me. Best of luck!
20th Nov 2017, 20:49
Replies: 26
Views: 3,140
Posted By Heston

What curlytips said. Nothing else until your...

What curlytips said. Nothing else until your instructor tells you that you need it.
Though (in the UK) it's worth getting the CAA half million chart for your area of the country and spending many...
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