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24th Jul 2019, 05:20
Replies: 82
Views: 25,057
Posted By HarleyD

Anyone who has flown here and there, and by here...

Anyone who has flown here and there, and by here I mean USA, will be well aware of the gross differences.

USA FAA. regulator has a fundamental understanding that their jobs and the the jobs of...
8th Apr 2019, 03:56
Replies: 8
Views: 4,285
Posted By HarleyD

I have been travelling OS and missed this first...

I have been travelling OS and missed this first time around.

I remember Bruce as a very ‘down to basics and get them right’ type of guy and am very glad I had the opportunity to do my Instructor...
15th Aug 2018, 11:32
Replies: 222
Views: 27,141
Posted By HarleyD

Wow, what a willie waving event, good thing this...

Wow, what a willie waving event, good thing this is the Professional Pilot’ Rumour Network, as we are clearly all ‘proper’pilots, so.....

PIC

107 FW

6 RW

7 unpowered
4th Jan 2018, 10:26
Replies: 22
Views: 6,610
Posted By HarleyD

I might add to the above that whilst the...

I might add to the above that whilst the ponderous negative and compliance focussed monolith that is today's CASA will destroy general aviation if allowed to continue as the bloated self important...
4th Jan 2018, 10:14
Replies: 22
Views: 6,610
Posted By HarleyD

I have far more respect for Jeff and his positive...

I have far more respect for Jeff and his positive efforts than the mealy mouthed hypocrites that are posting here with one hand and playing pocket billiards with the other. Maybe aviation in Oz would...
4th Jan 2018, 09:39
Replies: 10
Views: 5,761
Posted By HarleyD

Farewell Petey boy. Australian aviation has lost...

Farewell Petey boy. Australian aviation has lost a person who's contribution is as immense as it is also overlooked by most. We are poorer for his passing, but he is at rest finally.

Deeply...
13th Jul 2017, 21:13
Replies: 85
Views: 13,274
Posted By HarleyD

JT is, as usual, correct and also displaying his...

JT is, as usual, correct and also displaying his measured and conversational response.

TAke off, and landing, performance is determined in accordance with the rules laid out in the FAR

(a) For...
30th May 2017, 14:44
Replies: 0
Views: 22
Posted By HarleyD

CASA & FAA TC's issued for GippsAero / Mahindra Aerospace Airvan 10

The latest Aircraft from Australian Aircraft Manufacturer GippsAero the 10 seat RR M250 turbine powered GA10 or AIRVAN10 as it is now marketed was achieved Type Certification in both Australia and...
28th Jan 2017, 18:34
Replies: 370
Views: 159,576
Posted By HarleyD

As a (non-current) AG pilot with, maybe, a couple...

As a (non-current) AG pilot with, maybe, a couple of hundred thousand low level, low speed turns and twenty thousand low level base turns to land at minimum speed, in every conceivable up/cross/down...
12th Nov 2016, 03:46
Replies: 57
Views: 8,587
Posted By HarleyD

Pinky- grow up mate, the 50's are over, ya can't...

Pinky- grow up mate, the 50's are over, ya can't go back, regardless of the appeal of those halcyon days. Or just emigrate to UNZUD, they're getting close to the 70's by now, but a calmer gentler...
30th Jun 2016, 00:44
Replies: 25
Views: 5,562
Posted By HarleyD

Without diving into the whole MDX imbroglio I can...

Without diving into the whole MDX imbroglio I can say that if these circumstances occurred in a similar situation in the US it would have been sorted immediately and ASSISTANCE not just clearances...
10th May 2016, 10:20
Replies: 10
Views: 2,456
Posted By HarleyD

Clearly he arrived in Oz after experiencing how...

Clearly he arrived in Oz after experiencing how the rest of the world ( exception of India) manages without the extreme level of petty officialdom that Australians have elevated to an art form.

I'...
30th Dec 2015, 17:22
Replies: 60
Views: 18,883
Posted By HarleyD

Ahem, the thread is getting a bit drifty but 50...

Ahem, the thread is getting a bit drifty but 50 50 and UL I think you may mean Va not Vne, as it is very likely you will break something. Modern certification will restrict to a maximum operating...
21st Nov 2015, 01:15
Replies: 65
Views: 22,271
Posted By HarleyD

The HDAg approach and flare: At end of last...

The HDAg approach and flare:

At end of last top dressing run for the load, spreading lever to closed while hard descending turn back to strip keep MAP up, pull prop back a couple of 100 rpm
...
17th Nov 2015, 18:36
Replies: 34
Views: 12,616
Posted By HarleyD

Air parks are numerous in the USA, and unlike...

Air parks are numerous in the USA, and unlike here in Oz they are usually located somewhere handy. Check out the Rosamond Skypark in California on google map. About 60 large road front residences...
23rd Oct 2015, 21:01
Replies: 18
Views: 5,785
Posted By HarleyD

Wow! Thirteen responses so far and a depth of...

Wow! Thirteen responses so far and a depth of pessimism I have never previously seen, even on this forum.

This is surely a reflection of the current industry situation, albeit a jaundiced one...
13th Oct 2015, 08:58
Replies: 34
Views: 11,621
Posted By HarleyD

AussieBob Do you do it on purpose boy? ...

AussieBob

Do you do it on purpose boy?

C90 is different to C-90

B200 is different to O-200

Unless you are a Fly Baby aficionado and want to read pages of Harry Fenton's articles on fly...
11th Oct 2015, 06:55
Replies: 10
Views: 3,611
Posted By HarleyD

Oh, sorry, I thought the title of the thread was...

Oh, sorry, I thought the title of the thread was low flying contest.

HD
11th Oct 2015, 06:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,518
Posted By HarleyD

Sorry that I missed it but on rostered day off...

Sorry that I missed it but on rostered day off after a busy week.

This area my old stomping ground having flown for three Ag operators in then Nhill, Dimboola, Rainbow, heparin ( hahaha apple auto...
25th Sep 2015, 12:43
Replies: 12
Views: 3,348
Posted By HarleyD

Have flown them a fair bit and if I had the $$$$...

Have flown them a fair bit and if I had the $$$$ I would buy a normally aspirated two blade prop model with an aspen and put a bed in the back and it would be the ultimate camper van.

I wish, but...
11th Sep 2015, 23:57
Replies: 31
Views: 6,256
Posted By HarleyD

Many schools especially the smaller country...

Many schools especially the smaller country schools do not want or need a mixed fleet. There is minimal benefit in learning in a two seater and then having to check out into the four place to take...
11th Sep 2015, 23:08
Replies: 31
Views: 6,256
Posted By HarleyD

An interesting thread and some issues already...

An interesting thread and some issues already raised:

Has GA training out priced itself? Yes and no. Traditional GA manufacturers are not really interested in this sector. The bucks are in larger...
2nd Sep 2015, 12:09
Replies: 49
Views: 5,128
Posted By HarleyD

This of course is not correct. You do not...

This of course is not correct.

You do not have to be an LAME or A&P. Nonsense proliferated by these people who think they are have the only God Given right to work on aircraft.

I have...
30th Aug 2015, 10:28
Replies: 19
Views: 3,068
Posted By HarleyD

Clearprop Whilst most of what is above is...

Clearprop

Whilst most of what is above is exactly spot on, It is possible to get there through dogged determination and a modicum of right place right time serendipity.

I now work as a full...
29th Jul 2015, 10:32
Replies: 7
Views: 2,845
Posted By HarleyD

Sad to hear. Cheers Bruce, I recall many an...

Sad to hear.

Cheers Bruce, I recall many an evening in earnest conversation. A true general aviation gentleman, warrior and enthusiast. Old school and proud of it. You were a gem mate. The world...
23rd Jul 2015, 03:58
Replies: 5
Views: 2,502
Posted By HarleyD

PC12........First Officer? CFI = Certified...

PC12........First Officer?

CFI = Certified Flight Instructor?

You flying on an FAA certificate?

You will need to do full CASA CPL and Flight Instructor Rating, exams and flight test. See...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2015, 02:35
Replies: 34
Views: 21,160
Posted By HarleyD

Oh My God

Oh


My



God
22nd Mar 2015, 07:21
Replies: 1
Views: 2,455
Posted By HarleyD

This site : RegoSearch | VH-NLP Australian...

This site :

RegoSearch | VH-NLP Australian Aircraft Registration Details (http://www.regosearch.com/aircraft/au/NLP)

Shows it to be an A9 which is gippsaero modified PA25

Western Aerial is...
1st Mar 2015, 09:47
Replies: 146
Views: 28,544
Posted By HarleyD

In addition to above I would like to thank all...

In addition to above I would like to thank all those who said hi and made the effort to catch up.. It's a marvellous event to see friends from times past as many make the effort to take the...
1st Mar 2015, 08:50
Replies: 146
Views: 28,544
Posted By HarleyD

Congrats to all involved with organizing and...

Congrats to all involved with organizing and running Australia's premier aviation event. ATC was a bit hows your father, not as good as when run by 'the team' who could make things flow, but within...
22nd Feb 2015, 10:08
Replies: 146
Views: 28,544
Posted By HarleyD

Golly Gosh, it took almost 3 pages before the...

Golly Gosh, it took almost 3 pages before the aviation clothing nazis started their usual fanatical attacks on anyone without a fast jet wearing a zoombag.

They must have such an entertaining time...
15th Feb 2015, 09:35
Replies: 52
Views: 17,624
Posted By HarleyD

Whilst I have visited some awesome airports ....

Whilst I have visited some awesome airports . Such as Frazer Island, I don't think one should judge a book by its cover or an locale by its airport. If tou take a generally flat site, smash all the...
15th Feb 2015, 08:34
Replies: 50
Views: 6,091
Posted By HarleyD

I recall seeing the RAAF Museum Hudson attempt a...

I recall seeing the RAAF Museum Hudson attempt a landing at PCK ( exact year not supplied) on RWY 22 whilst sitting outside the flying club one arvo,and, ka-boing ka-boing down the runway till mains...
15th Feb 2015, 08:23
Replies: 32
Views: 9,923
Posted By HarleyD

GRP, achievement, hahahahaha. Met him and...

GRP, achievement, hahahahaha. Met him and discussed issues, brick wall. No real understanding of aviation priorities. Ppl with no real background. It was really unrealistic to expect true industry...
14th Feb 2015, 11:23
Replies: 50
Views: 6,091
Posted By HarleyD

Chippy, hand operated lever against rudder bias ...

Chippy, hand operated lever against rudder bias

De Havilland Drover same,

Tiger, none

Jodel heel hydraulic and others cable drums

Cub heel some type
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