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21st Nov 2022, 22:57
Replies: 34
Views: 1,602
Posted By Tarq57

Problem can be resolved at a personal level, by...

Problem can be resolved at a personal level, by simply not joining the boarding queue until it is no longer a queue. Just wait in the gate lounge. You're just as uncomfortable on a departure lounge...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Oct 2022, 01:14
Replies: 20
Views: 2,863
Posted By Tarq57

I thought the moderation in this one top notch....

I thought the moderation in this one top notch. Well done.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Oct 2022, 23:15
Replies: 20
Views: 2,863
Posted By Tarq57

This is nav 101. You don't need to be a ATPL...

This is nav 101.
You don't need to be a ATPL holder to know the answer - this sort of knowledge will be the routine province of PPL and above. The type of study and application to do with it tends...
30th Sep 2022, 04:37
Replies: 29
Views: 2,020
Posted By Tarq57

I didn't. I just typed it out as a...

I didn't.
I just typed it out as a tongue-in-cheek comment.
29th Sep 2022, 09:37
Replies: 29
Views: 2,020
Posted By Tarq57

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27th Jul 2022, 22:04
Replies: 6
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tarq57

This aircraft type has been in service quite a...

This aircraft type has been in service quite a long time. Always thought they were attractive.
26th Apr 2022, 01:46
Replies: 14
Views: 4,688
Posted By Tarq57

I would imagine that its because the speed of an...

I would imagine that its because the speed of an aeroplane diving near-vertically (without such things as beta prop pitch) would easily exceed the free fall speed of a skydiver.
Forum: Tech Log
15th Apr 2022, 23:05
Replies: 11
Views: 2,591
Posted By Tarq57

You guys should try it down the back if you think...

You guys should try it down the back if you think those are bad!
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Apr 2022, 01:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tarq57

In NZ, Tower has been delegated the resposibility...

In NZ, Tower has been delegated the resposibility for sequencing VFR arrivals and departures, as well as circuit traffic.
We are not permitted to use a radar-based wake turbulence standard; the only...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Apr 2022, 07:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tarq57

This happens reasonably often at my aerodrome. ...

This happens reasonably often at my aerodrome.
The only wake turbulence tower is allowed to apply is time-based. Where a lighter aircraft is shortly to make an instrument approach, and we have a...
11th Mar 2022, 01:25
Replies: 18
Views: 3,044
Posted By Tarq57

Not much, if any indication that any left rudder...

Not much, if any indication that any left rudder was applied during that rollout.
18th Oct 2021, 21:48
Replies: 3,505
Views: 477,761
Posted By Tarq57

TS11 Iskra. Czech trainer.

TS11 Iskra. Czech trainer.
26th Jul 2021, 03:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By Tarq57

S.Pacific tower controller here. When an incident...

S.Pacific tower controller here. When an incident is to be filed, or a "chat" needed with a pilot, it's pretty much SOP for the ground controller to give the crew the phone number to call once on the...
9th Jul 2021, 21:57
Replies: 8
Views: 6,061
Posted By Tarq57

The Airvan accident being a loss of control from...

The Airvan accident being a loss of control from high altitude, apparently while attempting to avoid flight into cloud.

This one apparently being just after take off.

I'll grant you, both...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2021, 21:20
Replies: 34
Views: 10,907
Posted By Tarq57

It's a way of saying CFIT in IMC. Such clouds...

It's a way of saying CFIT in IMC.
Such clouds are also sometimes referred to as "cumulo-granitis", to indicate the likely outcome should you enter IMC without terrain clearance or ability to control...
17th Mar 2021, 23:25
Replies: 16
Views: 3,214
Posted By Tarq57

Is it the common seat configuration on the 777...

Is it the common seat configuration on the 777 you don't like, or something else?
Some of my more pleasant flights have been on these.
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Mar 2021, 23:56
Replies: 33
Views: 5,996
Posted By Tarq57

Never heard of it in NZ. Mutual traffic...

Never heard of it in NZ. Mutual traffic information is provided outside controlled airspace, and that's all.
27th Jan 2021, 21:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,748
Posted By Tarq57

I would strongly suggest not attempting to...

I would strongly suggest not attempting to summarise the causes of an air crash in a few sentences on spectators balcony (or any) forum. Especially when one of your sentences is grossly incorrect.
12th Jan 2021, 22:25
Replies: 21
Views: 5,658
Posted By Tarq57

Hitting anything at minimum speed won't help much...

Hitting anything at minimum speed won't help much if the aircraft is utterly out of control and dropping into an incipient spin at impact, as appears to be the case here.
7th Dec 2020, 23:36
Replies: 10
Views: 4,612
Posted By Tarq57

Big twins are what makes airlines money. Much...

Big twins are what makes airlines money. Much cheaper to operate per passenger mile than a triple or a quad.
ETOPS has led to the end of the four engined aircraft.
From a passenger point of view, a...
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Nov 2020, 08:43
Replies: 19
Views: 3,920
Posted By Tarq57

1) the landing aircraft is at the bottom of the...

1) the landing aircraft is at the bottom of the bay, the lining up behind a/c is immediately above it.
2) the inset (first to go) departure is at the bottom, the full length above it.

Reasoning...
22nd Nov 2020, 22:47
Replies: 12
Views: 4,056
Posted By Tarq57

I wasn't aware of that, but agree wholeheartedly.

I wasn't aware of that, but agree wholeheartedly.
21st Nov 2020, 07:38
Replies: 12
Views: 4,056
Posted By Tarq57

I read Stuka Pilot. Huge respect to this airman.

I read Stuka Pilot.
Huge respect to this airman.
3rd Nov 2020, 08:30
Replies: 11
Views: 4,405
Posted By Tarq57

Fantastic story, and very moving.

Fantastic story, and very moving.
Forum: Tech Log
24th Oct 2020, 09:00
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By Tarq57

I've spent a career watching/listening to...

I've spent a career watching/listening to different aircraft. I reckon Pattern_is_full is spot on.
You get a similar dissonance when an 8 cylinder (or a pair of fours) is driving a 3 blade prop. Not...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Oct 2020, 01:14
Replies: 11
Views: 3,529
Posted By Tarq57

Don't know about the UK, but in En Zed when the...

Don't know about the UK, but in En Zed when the aerodrome controller is unable to provide reduced separation (due cloud/viz/whatever) we use a table of distances under delegation from the approach...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Oct 2020, 18:36
Replies: 35
Views: 9,644
Posted By Tarq57

Such negativity. The proposal will prevent...

Such negativity.
The proposal will prevent about 50 cases of hearing loss, worldwide, every year!
29th Sep 2020, 10:49
Replies: 23
Views: 8,098
Posted By Tarq57

Years ago I went to do some circuits in a...

Years ago I went to do some circuits in a Cherokee 235 (similar engine). The standard procedure was to leave the fuel tanks selected on, or to the fuller tank. I omitted to check the fuel selector...
17th Sep 2020, 10:17
Replies: 9
Views: 3,704
Posted By Tarq57

I'm sorry, was she talking then?

I'm sorry, was she talking then?
29th Aug 2020, 11:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By Tarq57

Don't know the procedures where you are, but I...

Don't know the procedures where you are, but I would not be changing frequency without a prompt from the controller who is working you.
If in doubt, ask him/her, as you're approaching the CTR...
13th May 2020, 08:44
Replies: 106
Views: 14,781
Posted By Tarq57

Seems a bit bloody pointless to apply social...

Seems a bit bloody pointless to apply social distancing in the queue if you're then sitting half a metre or less from maybe 4 other people.
13th Apr 2020, 23:22
Replies: 3,505
Views: 477,761
Posted By Tarq57

Looks like a Morane, from the pics/description...

Looks like a Morane, from the pics/description I've seen in Cecil Lewis "Saggitarius Rising".
7th Apr 2020, 03:58
Replies: 3,505
Views: 477,761
Posted By Tarq57

Accessing the Sussexhistoryforum site no problem,...

Accessing the Sussexhistoryforum site no problem, here, also in NZ.
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Apr 2020, 02:17
Replies: 4
Views: 2,344
Posted By Tarq57

Here you go, D.K. the link....

Here you go, D.K.
the link. (https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/120847200/coronavirus-180-airways-staff-to-be-made-redundant-after-revenue-plummets-95-per-cent)
29th Feb 2020, 20:03
Replies: 16
Views: 6,132
Posted By Tarq57

Really? Is 75% available at that altitude?

Really? Is 75% available at that altitude?
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