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28th Jan 2016, 08:57
Replies: 160
Views: 33,959
Posted By DWB50

weather cams

An excellent & building site for weather webcams is Weather Forecast & Reports - Long Range & Local | Wunderground | Weather Underground (http://www.wunderground.com)
Not only webcams but more...
23rd Aug 2015, 11:41
Replies: 96
Views: 20,242
Posted By DWB50

Clarification please

Your program is stating the Air Display is on Friday & Saturday, however, the Flying In Tab on your web page states only on Saturday.
I know some guys from SA who were intending to fly in on Friday...
17th May 2015, 13:53
Replies: 42
Views: 9,785
Posted By DWB50

I enquired about landing at Belmont & was...

I enquired about landing at Belmont & was forwarded an agreement to sign stipulating a charge of $550 per annum payable in 2 instalments for up to 25 landings per year & 14 overnight tie downs....
12th May 2015, 00:16
Replies: 89
Views: 16,802
Posted By DWB50

Thanks for that advice Captain:ok:

Thanks for that advice Captain:ok:
11th May 2015, 23:55
Replies: 89
Views: 16,802
Posted By DWB50

I'm certain most aren't talking on Area Freq's at...

I'm certain most aren't talking on Area Freq's at unmarked strips however they are certainly listening, myself included. I used to transmit rolling calls from mine when I first started flying & only...
10th Oct 2014, 06:08
Replies: 23
Views: 6,739
Posted By DWB50

It's a great trip to do Alex. I did it last year...

It's a great trip to do Alex. I did it last year in my (fast) 2 seat ultralight. I planned the trip (from the Hunter Valley) for June & monitored the wx for weeks to get a feel for what was...
3rd Aug 2014, 08:12
Replies: 6
Views: 2,278
Posted By DWB50

Ooops

Hear that a Stinson Reliant made a nice dead stick landing at Murray Bridge today after running out of fuel less than 10nm from field of departure for what was to be a 70nm flight to Loxton.
29th Jul 2014, 02:00
Replies: 66
Views: 9,171
Posted By DWB50

It's happening

At a recent sanctioned cross country motor cycle competition (NSW) an individual turned up with a quadcopter/camera. One parent of a junior competitor objected to its presence on the grounds of...
3rd Jul 2014, 08:14
Replies: 106
Views: 25,869
Posted By DWB50

I'm intrigued at the comments re "Green...

I'm intrigued at the comments re "Green Overalls". I know who he is as I have flown into Yarrawonga once & I must say I found he & his wife to be very helpful.
We received a free cup of coffee each...
5th May 2014, 01:45
Replies: 24
Views: 7,470
Posted By DWB50

Just for the record I was told Stew H shut up...

Just for the record I was told Stew H shut up shop due to serious health probs. Sad to hear for someone so dedicated. I did a PMI course with him a couple of years ago..........
5th Dec 2013, 08:04
Replies: 41
Views: 7,042
Posted By DWB50

I did say early in the piece that I was happy...

I did say early in the piece that I was happy with my choice of the (Black) HM Survivor for my Bass Strait crossing from Coldstream all the way to Hobart via Flinders Is (in a bubble canopy aircraft...
5th Dec 2013, 05:04
Replies: 41
Views: 7,042
Posted By DWB50

Funny

Isn't it funny how a specific simple question from Alex, post#1 gets screwed around. Now we're talking about colours!
3rd Dec 2013, 20:59
Replies: 41
Views: 7,042
Posted By DWB50

HM Survivor

Alex, Mendelssohn's advertisement (most magazines) states the HM Survivor is Non TSO. Depending on your type of operation it doesn't need to be.

The HM Survivor is actually a Baltic Winner 150,...
25th Nov 2013, 06:21
Replies: 41
Views: 7,042
Posted By DWB50

Hmmm. Just had a look at the RFD SOLAS. $89.95. I...

Hmmm. Just had a look at the RFD SOLAS. $89.95. I think you get what you pay for. It is a quick donning PFD not one to wear in the confines of a cockpit in a small plane well I wouldn't wear it in...
25th Nov 2013, 04:36
Replies: 41
Views: 7,042
Posted By DWB50

Hey guys what are you trying to say about the HM...

Hey guys what are you trying to say about the HM Survivor!

I bought mine from Mendelssohn's Pilot Supplies $150 each just like Alex has quoted. They are advertised as non TSO, so if unless you...
25th Nov 2013, 00:28
Replies: 41
Views: 7,042
Posted By DWB50

I bought 2 of these for my Bass Strait crossing....

I bought 2 of these for my Bass Strait crossing. I can't report on how well they work as we didn't need them! They were however, comfortable & non obtrusive to wear. Not much else one can say...
19th Nov 2013, 07:07
Replies: 71
Views: 12,382
Posted By DWB50

AOPA are taking some credit

CASA has announced that the implementation of legislation relating to Part 61, 141 & 142 has been deferred from 04 December 2013 to September 2014 - a period of 9 months.
This is largely as a result...
6th Oct 2013, 12:22
Replies: 16
Views: 3,816
Posted By DWB50

Conflicting reports are around at the moment, but...

Conflicting reports are around at the moment, but the latest is that the pilot didn't survive & fwiw was Jab powered 2.2 & had executed a go around.

We all hope this is incorrect of course &...
13th Sep 2013, 23:14
Replies: 38
Views: 10,103
Posted By DWB50

I flew in yesterday to attend the RAA AGM. I was...

I flew in yesterday to attend the RAA AGM. I was surprised at the lack of people in attendance, compared to last years Friday, when I returned to the field just before the aero displays finished. I...
30th May 2013, 08:24
Replies: 28
Views: 6,731
Posted By DWB50

Let's not forget folks that this happened in R564...

Let's not forget folks that this happened in R564 (previously R532) The balls are there for no other reason than that someone in defence obviously requested them in relation to the military airstrip...
24th May 2013, 02:04
Replies: 28
Views: 6,731
Posted By DWB50

Am I missing something?

Surely we don't expect (or do we) power company's to install balls/flags on all power lines. We all know the dangers of flying LL. Markers on wires on approach / departure to air strips, yes no...
17th Sep 2012, 23:36
Replies: 103
Views: 17,757
Posted By DWB50

pros & cons

From most of the posts here it seems everyone enjoyed themselves at AUSFLY & so they should. It was a fairly social event.
I congratulate the organisers for their first time effort going into the...
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