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6th Jul 2019, 09:31
Replies: 85
Views: 38,803
Posted By dhavillandpilot

When Embraer first decided on the Banderainte,...

When Embraer first decided on the Banderainte, what is not commonly know was they got hold on a heron from TAS and reverse engineered it into a Bandit.

Just look at the wing to fuselage attachment...
23rd Apr 2019, 05:54
Replies: 9
Views: 2,846
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Cec Sly RIP

Many of the older pilots here will fondly remember doing their licence tests with Cec Sly..... Examiner of Airmen with the DCA/CASA. A bloody good bloke and a real ‘Aviator’ when that meant someone...
12th Apr 2019, 03:48
Replies: 11
Views: 3,612
Posted By dhavillandpilot

In my case the letter stated pay $1,000 now and...

In my case the letter stated pay $1,000 now and no court proceedings alternatively go to court and get a $10,000 fine.

Not what I'd call equitable or fair, but hey you cannot Buck city hall unless...
11th Apr 2019, 06:47
Replies: 11
Views: 3,612
Posted By dhavillandpilot

I coped at $1,000 for mis using one word in an...

I coped at $1,000 for mis using one word in an ad, (my instead of the) even though my lawyers said it was ridiculous
9th Apr 2019, 04:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By dhavillandpilot

I thoroughly agree with you. But the problem is...

I thoroughly agree with you. But the problem is that we would need a senior polititian that has both an interest in aviation and its history and is statesman enough to see the national benefit.
...
15th Mar 2019, 08:49
Replies: 98
Views: 129,454
Posted By dhavillandpilot

They say those that don't learn from history are...

They say those that don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

we should all re visit the Dhavilland Comet saga. The parallels are truly there between the DH106 and Boeing 737 Max
6th Mar 2019, 22:55
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Of course, that's the prime industrial land...

Of course, that's the prime industrial land allegedly contaminated with ??????
6th Mar 2019, 09:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By dhavillandpilot

BANKSTOWN AVIATION MUSEUM

Saw on Facebook that the museum at Bankstown is finally going.

i believe their hangar was one of Smithys, an item that should have heritage listing.

So Bankstown Airport strikes again, with the...
19th Feb 2019, 13:34
Replies: 10
Views: 2,268
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Oz runways

Oz runways
12th Feb 2019, 05:41
Replies: 179
Views: 50,821
Posted By dhavillandpilot

I'd have thought Bob Katter would be the most...

I'd have thought Bob Katter would be the most obvious one to put a disallow motion
4th Jan 2019, 05:47
Replies: 23
Views: 6,437
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Thanks Zanzibar for confirming what I said re...

Thanks Zanzibar for confirming what I said re paper work requirements.

Having done several UK to Australia flights the one thing I've learnt over all these going thru some not so nice countries is...
3rd Jan 2019, 06:21
Replies: 23
Views: 6,437
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Having read all the "experts" here, and having...

Having read all the "experts" here, and having flown GA INternational for the last 30 years, the most logical answer to your original question is simply ring ABF on Norfolk and ask them what they...
30th Dec 2018, 06:02
Replies: 23
Views: 6,437
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Guptar, No such luck if you are going direct...

Guptar,

No such luck if you are going direct you need to depart from a customs airport.

I'd suggest if you want to go from your Ballina departure then call in at Lord Howe and clear customs...
13th Aug 2018, 11:02
Replies: 2
Views: 2,078
Posted By dhavillandpilot

No more Avgas

ive just heard from a mate in the U.K. Mike Gray from White Rose Clearance

Tjere is no more Avgas at Christmas Island, Kirabati and Pago Pago US Samoa

Could mean the end of ferrying across the...
5th Aug 2018, 09:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,740
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Sure members such as sunfish and leadsled would...

Sure members such as sunfish and leadsled would remember the Goulburn street office.
Parking was easy at the council car park down the road.

clearly remember being called for a one on one...
19th Jul 2018, 11:34
Replies: 10
Views: 4,172
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Simple refuse to carry the councillors on any...

Simple refuse to carry the councillors on any flight. They just have to say they are a danger to air safety. After all CASA and the minister would have to agree.
16th Jul 2018, 06:55
Replies: 54
Views: 12,961
Posted By dhavillandpilot

OPTING OUT OF MEDICAL RECORDS

I'm amazed with all the paranoia that goes on this site, this topic hasn't been raised.

From today you have three months to opt out of having your medical records accessible by any medical...
13th Jul 2018, 07:43
Replies: 503
Views: 319,813
Posted By dhavillandpilot

My dad use to fly the CV 240's for...

My dad use to fly the CV 240's for Butlers/Airlines of NSW.

Before that the Airspeed Ambassador.

He always said the Convair would kill him whilst the Ambassador would get him home.

He...
9th Jul 2018, 07:17
Replies: 39
Views: 5,886
Posted By dhavillandpilot

I still have the dark green one issued by the...

I still have the dark green one issued by the Department of Civil Aviation, it even has Miss Giltraps signature for my PPL and various endorsements.
7th Jul 2018, 08:03
Replies: 34
Views: 4,270
Posted By dhavillandpilot

God, 35 years ago I organised an air race/...

God,

35 years ago I organised an air race/ Nav trial with 254 aircraft competiting. The then dept gave us both guidance and active assistance in organising it.

The race had around 1,000 people...
3rd Jul 2018, 09:53
Replies: 10
Views: 4,162
Posted By dhavillandpilot

VH ABH is a great aircraft. I did my initial twin...

VH ABH is a great aircraft. I did my initial twin initial tail wheel when it was VH ASV with a total time of just 125 hours

Always remember we use to have someone outside with a fire extinguisher...
29th Jun 2018, 23:58
Replies: 10
Views: 2,754
Posted By dhavillandpilot

I think you will find Nigel's aircraft is a...

I think you will find Nigel's aircraft is a piston shrike 500S

not a turbine
28th Jun 2018, 10:25
Replies: 6
Views: 2,901
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Yes it costs me $80 a day at YSBK yet go to YSCN...

Yes it costs me $80 a day at YSBK yet go to YSCN and it's $9

same owner go figure
25th Jun 2018, 08:00
Replies: 10
Views: 2,754
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Not sure GAM does outside endorsements, when I...

Not sure GAM does outside endorsements, when I wanted to do a piston commander endorsement I had to go to Hobart.

Problem is do you have access to an aircraft? If not I suspect that will be the...
23rd May 2018, 12:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,922
Posted By dhavillandpilot

If you fly on Rex say from Parkes to Sydney, you...

If you fly on Rex say from Parkes to Sydney, you don't go thru security screening at Parkes. When you land Sydney you exit directly to the non secure area. so what's the problem?

It's all about...
18th May 2018, 02:49
Replies: 56
Views: 21,992
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Square 7700 the one that comes to mind is...

Square 7700

the one that comes to mind is the metro at Tamworth doing EFATO .
1st May 2018, 08:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,505
Posted By dhavillandpilot

All well stated and clear and I would absolutely...

All well stated and clear and I would absolutely support it in what ever way I could. BUT the pollies aren't interested unless their livelihoods ie seats are in jepody.

if a small group of very...
28th Apr 2018, 01:04
Replies: 69
Views: 11,823
Posted By dhavillandpilot

If you want to create change everybody should...

If you want to create change everybody should read today's Australian page 5 headed "Back paddling ensures kayaker so stay afloat".

It is a lesson in how McCormack's department backed down under a...
13th Apr 2018, 01:54
Replies: 32
Views: 4,036
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Sunfish is right. The only thing a politican is...

Sunfish is right. The only thing a politican is interested in is self, and remaining in power. Sling mud and it will stick.

Hit them with loss of votes and I the case of the Liberals - losing...
12th Apr 2018, 05:54
Replies: 32
Views: 4,036
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Happy to contribute to the election fund. ...

Happy to contribute to the election fund.

But I'll bet the NATs will promise the world to stop an aviation candidate from running.

You will need to see action in the next 3months otherwise all...
11th Apr 2018, 02:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Someone with very deep pockets

Someone with very deep pockets
10th Apr 2018, 07:22
Replies: 36
Views: 8,893
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Not aBeech 18. It was a Lockheed 10A VH UZO and...

Not aBeech 18. It was a Lockheed 10A VH UZO and was an original Ansett aircraft

It looked very sad with flat tyres and its nose to the fence.

Looks totally different now as it has been...
8th Apr 2018, 02:37
Replies: 36
Views: 8,893
Posted By dhavillandpilot

Bankstown History and Nostalgia

In the miscellaneous forums is a section on Luton Airport with reminiscences of its history and people. I thought rather than this forum degenerating into the usual slanging matches a section...
6th Apr 2018, 14:04
Replies: 299
Views: 31,607
Posted By dhavillandpilot

This thread has some interesting theories and...

This thread has some interesting theories and pontification a from so called experts: mostly flying other people's aircraft.

We operate an aircraft with GTISO 520 engines. Our SOPs are simple 55%...
4th Apr 2018, 01:49
Replies: 45
Views: 10,528
Posted By dhavillandpilot

The Oaks 854m And the other is Wedderburn...

The Oaks 854m

And the other is Wedderburn 950M 17/35
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