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27th Dec 2005, 10:42
Replies: 32
Views: 4,015
Posted By ozplane

Wasn't there a song about Amy Johnson, "Wonderful...

Wasn't there a song about Amy Johnson, "Wonderful Amy" or somesuch? Although it wasn't about a specific airman Gordon Lightfoot's "Early Morning Rain" always gives the feel of an early departure from...
27th Dec 2005, 10:30
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By ozplane

I assume you are looking for hangarage (hangerage...

I assume you are looking for hangarage (hangerage rather implies the use of skyhooks). I pay 110 per month for a similar sized aeroplane in Cambridgeshire. You need to check if landings and hangar...
11th Dec 2005, 14:34
Replies: 21
Views: 2,114
Posted By ozplane

Thanks for your answers chaps. I was hoping to...

Thanks for your answers chaps. I was hoping to try out a few of the theories today but the horizontal viz never quite got to my self-imposed minimum 0f 6km. Mind you that didn't seem to worry an...
10th Dec 2005, 15:00
Replies: 21
Views: 2,114
Posted By ozplane

Carb heat

My aircraft has a Lycoming O-235 which, legend has it, is prone to carb icing. I therefore give it a blast of hot air about every 10 minutes in this weather. Typically today Stansted were giving 6...
Forum: Questions
10th Dec 2005, 14:52
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By ozplane

Went for a bimble this morning and had to do some...

Went for a bimble this morning and had to do some winding on the altimeter as the QNH was 980 last time I flew. Just out of interest I checked how far the scale went on the altimeter and it stops at...
5th Dec 2005, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By ozplane

Just to add a bit about the Stoddard/Minardi...

Just to add a bit about the Stoddard/Minardi Formula 1 tie-up. He has now sold the Minardi team to Red Bull and it will become the Squadra Taura Rossa or somesuch for 2006. He allegedly received...
3rd Dec 2005, 15:02
Replies: 332
Views: 301,649
Posted By ozplane

I'm lucky enough to work part-time at Duxford and...

I'm lucky enough to work part-time at Duxford and consequently see some pretty good flying, almost to the extent of becoming blase. However Ray, and Mark before him, were the two pilots who could...
1st Dec 2005, 16:25
Replies: 86
Views: 24,880
Posted By ozplane

The oldest surviving Viscount 'LWF is looking...

The oldest surviving Viscount 'LWF is looking very smart after it's respray in original BEA colours at Duxford. Unfortunately it's outside for the moment although I assume it will go under cover when...
28th Nov 2005, 17:23
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By ozplane

Thanks chaps. Gainsey, I think you're right about...

Thanks chaps. Gainsey, I think you're right about his name. In some blurb I got from the factory it said he was ex-Navy which might explain the Sea-Fury. Did you see any hardware during the...
28th Nov 2005, 09:33
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By ozplane

Luscombe Valiant..info please

I was turning out some old papers last night when I came across a reference to the Luscombe Valiant and Rattler. This was a canard light aircraft built at Ashford airport in the mid-70s in private...
27th Nov 2005, 15:22
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By ozplane

I bought my Airtourer from a chap at Willingham...

I bought my Airtourer from a chap at Willingham nearly 20 years ago and at that stage it had a pukka grass runway and a hangar/barn near the strip. What I do remember are the wires to the West of the...
20th Nov 2005, 13:11
Replies: 29
Views: 2,814
Posted By ozplane

Same sort of frustration here near Cambridge. It...

Same sort of frustration here near Cambridge. It was just about do-able here at Top Farm but the Cranfield METAR was not encouraging and the Brize METAR was positively DIScouraging. So she stayed in...
19th Nov 2005, 09:17
Replies: 29
Views: 2,814
Posted By ozplane

After a perfect, if cold, week of flying weather...

After a perfect, if cold, week of flying weather it looks as though this mornings fog in Cambridge is going to recycle for tomorrow morning. So no Kemble for me. It's about 100 metres viz as I write.
17th Nov 2005, 16:23
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By ozplane

You old cynic Genghis. It's Eurospeak and you...

You old cynic Genghis. It's Eurospeak and you know it's good for you coz Tony says so. Seriously though is this a first step along the route of having a system of annual renewals like the...
16th Nov 2005, 14:35
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By ozplane

Have to agree Genghis. What was the EASA logic I...

Have to agree Genghis. What was the EASA logic I wonder?
16th Nov 2005, 14:32
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By ozplane

Thanks Tim. Check your PMs for my reply. Cheers...

Thanks Tim. Check your PMs for my reply.
Cheers
Chris
16th Nov 2005, 14:22
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By ozplane

Good for you Stik but my engineer told me...

Good for you Stik but my engineer told me yesterday that Airtests are a thing of the past for EASA/CAA C of A renewals. Was the Tiger on a permit mayhap?
16th Nov 2005, 08:36
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By ozplane

Thanks for the update. A couple of questions. The...

Thanks for the update. A couple of questions. The actual dimensions have confused me as well. The details on the supppliers website differ from the details on the Lowrance site. An actual measurement...
15th Nov 2005, 15:32
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By ozplane

Lowrance 2000 GPS

I've tried the search but can't find any reference to anybody who has used one of these GPSs. I know the Garmins are the "weapons of choice" but my old Garmin 100 has expired and the Lowrance would...
12th Nov 2005, 09:54
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By ozplane

Owning a German-registered aircraft

I'm sure it's on the forum somewhere but I can't find it. Does anybody have chapter and verse on importing a D-reg (German) aircraft and then maintaining it on the D register? Is it a case of finding...
11th Nov 2005, 15:51
Replies: 86
Views: 24,880
Posted By ozplane

This isn't super helpful but I often fly over a...

This isn't super helpful but I often fly over a Viscount which is semi-stored on a strip just North of Old Warden near Sandy. I forget the name of the operation, which has done some first-class...
1st Nov 2005, 15:27
Replies: 20
Views: 5,641
Posted By ozplane

I was at Duxford this morning and it does appear...

I was at Duxford this morning and it does appear that the work progress on the Beaufighter is getting more visible. Of course a lot of the detail has to be done early in the plot and is then covered...
28th Oct 2005, 11:48
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By ozplane

Thanks for that morismarina. That was pretty much...

Thanks for that morismarina. That was pretty much the impression I got when I had a short flight in one. Who do you get to do the maintenance and are spares, if required, expensive and available? Any...
24th Oct 2005, 17:18
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By ozplane

Try the Hangar.co.uk.

Try the Hangar.co.uk.
24th Oct 2005, 17:17
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By ozplane

Bolkow Monsun

Have any ppruners had any experience of ownership/operation of one of these german aircraft? I hear tales of expensive spares and a spar mod that is not easy to fulfil. I'd be grateful for any...
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