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10th Jul 2022, 14:51
Replies: 4
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vino Collapso

They have standby generators that cut in within...

They have standby generators that cut in within 15 seconds of a mains power failure. System tested on a routine basis. Something else must have happened.

Of course it could be argued that once on...
4th May 2014, 12:37
Replies: 7
Views: 4,193
Posted By Vino Collapso

Rizonjet Biggin Hill is still operating.

Rizonjet Biggin Hill is still operating.
31st Mar 2014, 16:40
Replies: 13
Views: 4,005
Posted By Vino Collapso

Ah yes the Minerva! Came in two versions the...

Ah yes the Minerva! Came in two versions the MS894A and the MS894E. The 'A' had a stick and manual flaps. The 'E' had a yoke and electric flaps.

Noisy as h3ll inside and a bit cramped in the back...
14th Feb 2013, 10:47
Replies: 81
Views: 14,211
Posted By Vino Collapso

Back in the early 80's I used to fly a TB10...

Back in the early 80's I used to fly a TB10 to/from a farm strip near RAF Marham, Norfolk.

The plan always was that the owner flew it down to our engineering facility for some work to be done. He...
18th Sep 2012, 20:45
Replies: 137
Views: 26,124
Posted By Vino Collapso

I am still coming to terms with a moderator with...

I am still coming to terms with a moderator with 2 posts to their name. Where is the experience of the forum that should be expected from a Mod.
18th Sep 2012, 13:23
Replies: 137
Views: 26,124
Posted By Vino Collapso

I missed the issue which led to GtE's removal and...

I missed the issue which led to GtE's removal and generated this uproar.

I am not normally one for 'Mod' bashing and have been around this forum on and off since the original Compuserve days...
14th Sep 2012, 14:56
Replies: 57
Views: 9,696
Posted By Vino Collapso

Just think, this whole thread may have been...

Just think, this whole thread may have been avoided if the T6 pilot had said 'Sorry about that' over the R/T :rolleyes:

Similar thing happended to me a few years back at Bembridge. The preceding...
23rd Apr 2012, 14:44
Replies: 86
Views: 20,710
Posted By Vino Collapso

When you consider that paying over 100 for a...

When you consider that paying over 100 for a beefburger is a good deal.
13th Feb 2012, 07:26
Replies: 12
Views: 5,151
Posted By Vino Collapso

In common with other accident threads can we...

In common with other accident threads can we refrain from speculating on the cause and not name the cow?
7th Feb 2012, 09:54
Replies: 42
Views: 6,757
Posted By Vino Collapso

Sorry Brian but actually the movements have...

Sorry Brian but actually the movements have declined over the years as the GA sector reduces. We are no where near approaching the 125,000 movements permitted under the operating lease. Back in the...
9th Jan 2012, 23:03
Replies: 39
Views: 7,010
Posted By Vino Collapso

Yep, most definitely PIREP add to the accuracy. ...

Yep, most definitely PIREP add to the accuracy.



ATIS content comes from the same human observer. It should be the same as the published METAR.



The various quoted formula will give a...
9th Jan 2012, 10:07
Replies: 39
Views: 7,010
Posted By Vino Collapso

A few decades back I attended a Met Observers...

A few decades back I attended a Met Observers Course for ATC personnel. Only certificated staff could issue Metars that were accepted by the Met Office as being 'official'.

You can become...
5th Jan 2012, 23:34
Replies: 78
Views: 22,588
Posted By Vino Collapso

It would seem highly likely that it was none of...

It would seem highly likely that it was none of the above otherwise the AAIB would get involved.

Nor would it be likely to be volatile liquids stored in an aircraft otherwise the AAIB would advise...
5th Jan 2012, 20:12
Replies: 78
Views: 22,588
Posted By Vino Collapso

So do I. I have known the AAIB report on...

So do I.

I have known the AAIB report on aircraft that have suffered fire damage whilst no one was in attendance.

I am not goimg to speculate but on the basis of that statement this is not an...
5th Jan 2012, 13:44
Replies: 6
Views: 2,300
Posted By Vino Collapso

Suggest you go to this website. A380...

Suggest you go to this website.

A380 production list - Planes (http://plane.spottingworld.com/A380_production_list)

Looks like the first one for BA, G-XLEA, is production number 095.
11th Oct 2011, 22:13
Replies: 33
Views: 6,153
Posted By Vino Collapso

Most of the VOR's in the UK are owned and...

Most of the VOR's in the UK are owned and operated by NATS. They are 1960's technology for which spare parts are no longer available and any repairs have to be constructed from scratch.

Advances...
6th Oct 2011, 10:06
Replies: 57
Views: 7,159
Posted By Vino Collapso

Nothing serious in three decades. Not flying...

Nothing serious in three decades. Not flying currently due to financial constraints (household budget)

But two and half decades back I was taxying a Rallye Minerva across rough grass to park it at...
20th Sep 2011, 14:00
Replies: 10
Views: 2,274
Posted By Vino Collapso

According to the CAA website GARFY was destroyed...

According to the CAA website GARFY was destroyed on the 8th August 1964 whilst registered to B G Halpin of Halpin house, Southampton.
12th Sep 2011, 18:58
Replies: 17
Views: 15,386
Posted By Vino Collapso

Ah there speaks the voice of experience me...

Ah there speaks the voice of experience me thinks:)

But more seriously the 172 park brake is not that bad compared to some others in the GA world.

Generally on most types I only used to set the...
12th Sep 2011, 13:51
Replies: 17
Views: 15,386
Posted By Vino Collapso

Parking brake on a 172? Do you mean that...

Parking brake on a 172?

Do you mean that handle thing you pull out from under the panel that you hang your headset on when vacating the aircraft?

That is what I assumed it was for as it was...
11th Aug 2011, 19:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,528
Posted By Vino Collapso

Wrong link, different accident. Try ...

Wrong link, different accident.

Try


Air Accidents Investigation: Download PDF document (http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources/Cessna%20501%20Citation,%20G-VUEM%2008-11.pdf)
9th Aug 2011, 16:13
Replies: 18
Views: 6,025
Posted By Vino Collapso

Yep on the 4th August to CYYZ

Yep on the 4th August to CYYZ
27th Jul 2011, 23:36
Replies: 20
Views: 4,550
Posted By Vino Collapso

I agree it looks too small to be a concrete...

I agree it looks too small to be a concrete block. But back to basics, the C172 wing will produce enough lift, at a certain angle of attack, to lift circa 1100 kgs off the ground at around 60 knots....
15th Jul 2011, 18:48
Replies: 16
Views: 8,296
Posted By Vino Collapso

Isn't the OP asking about the TB200 not the TB20?...

Isn't the OP asking about the TB200 not the TB20?

The TB200 is the TB10 with a 200hp donkey rather than the 180hp.
10th Jul 2011, 07:53
Replies: 223
Views: 52,421
Posted By Vino Collapso

I think it would be fair to say that if the...

I think it would be fair to say that if the lookout had been different in either aeroplane the iincident may not have happened.

If it was runway 20 with a left hand pattern in use I would be...
7th Jul 2011, 23:33
Replies: 223
Views: 52,421
Posted By Vino Collapso

This discussion set off on a course drawn by a...

This discussion set off on a course drawn by a couple of members quoting a high climb rate for the RV.

Looking at the Shoreham published procedures for a left hand pattern on 20 and the...
13th Jun 2011, 23:18
Replies: 21
Views: 4,676
Posted By Vino Collapso

I think you need to define 'decent road access'....

I think you need to define 'decent road access'. A lot of VIP's think that because they drive straight out of an airport onto a multilane highway that the access is good. Unfortunately the motorways...
13th Jun 2011, 00:02
Replies: 30
Views: 4,418
Posted By Vino Collapso

You have to be realistic. North Weald is a...

You have to be realistic.

North Weald is a pure VFR field with no IFR procedures and no licenced ATC. It has many things going in its favour as a recreational aerodrome but it would have to...
9th Jun 2011, 20:58
Replies: 21
Views: 4,676
Posted By Vino Collapso

Perhaps you can justify that statement with...

Perhaps you can justify that statement with statistics?

To the OP give one of the three FBO's a call to get a more accurate response.

Regards

Manager Air Traffic Services
Biggin Hill
7th Jun 2011, 23:28
Replies: 165
Views: 21,957
Posted By Vino Collapso

Anonymous forums, don't you just love them. ...

Anonymous forums, don't you just love them.

Any one of you may not be who you claim to be. There are but a very few whose credentials survive investigation..

What if Guppy was not who he...
18th May 2011, 00:03
Replies: 166
Views: 42,570
Posted By Vino Collapso

Post deleted as it had been modified by the Mods

Post deleted as it had been modified by the Mods
28th Apr 2011, 21:41
Replies: 22
Views: 9,900
Posted By Vino Collapso

No! There is a formation flying school at...

No!

There is a formation flying school at North Weald every April and October where Yak owners can get skilled training in the art of formation flying and aerobatics. I almost joined one a few...
9th Apr 2011, 22:44
Replies: 99
Views: 30,850
Posted By Vino Collapso

Please explain the Visual Flight Rules to me as I...

Please explain the Visual Flight Rules to me as I have only been flying for 35 years and have yet to understand how flying in cloud can be defined as VFR.
8th Apr 2011, 21:45
Replies: 99
Views: 30,850
Posted By Vino Collapso

Perhaps you can qualify that statement? We...

Perhaps you can qualify that statement?

We share much of our IFR arrival procedures with City airport. Are you saying that flying IFR into City is also 'not easy' also?
8th Apr 2011, 13:52
Replies: 99
Views: 30,850
Posted By Vino Collapso

10w I think it must have been this one... ...

10w

I think it must have been this one...

(FPL-******-IG
-PA34/L-SDGY/S
-EGPC1230
-N0165F090 SMOKI W4D ADN DCT SAB DCT SAB165030 DCT NATEB DCT OTR DCT
SUPEL DCT DOLAS DCT BANEM DCT CLN DCT...
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