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10th Mar 2022, 11:44
Replies: 63
Views: 12,002
Posted By CISTRS

I agree. Best not to trim into the turn...

I agree.
Best not to trim into the turn pressure on the stick.
Be aware of the first signs of buffet, and release some back pressure.
20th Nov 2021, 13:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,202
Posted By CISTRS

So interesting to see that it's a taildragger.

So interesting to see that it's a taildragger.
27th Sep 2021, 11:35
Replies: 11
Views: 3,231
Posted By CISTRS

Stamford curry and Ruddles County plus high...

Stamford curry and Ruddles County plus high altitude = explosive decompression.
3rd Aug 2021, 13:22
Replies: 45
Views: 7,685
Posted By CISTRS

BEA's Reservation Department moved to Dorland...

BEA's Reservation Department moved to Dorland Hall, Lower Regent Street, in 1948.
17th Jan 2020, 02:37
Replies: 2
Views: 2,957
Posted By CISTRS

HK Express pregnacy checking Saipan flights

Hong Kong Express Airways apologized Thursday after making a woman take a pregnancy test prior to her November flight to a U.S. territory, according to NBC News.
...
9th Dec 2019, 10:42
Replies: 55
Views: 46,265
Posted By CISTRS

I find this very worrying. Do pilots get...

I find this very worrying.
Do pilots get given passes on medicals or sims due to PC, courtesy or even fear of age discrminination?
3rd Dec 2019, 07:55
Replies: 5,237
Views: 1,609,926
Posted By CISTRS

Aaah - Tinless and Taildragging Sportair...

Aaah - Tinless and Taildragging Sportair...
21st Nov 2019, 04:34
Replies: 34
Views: 10,070
Posted By CISTRS

Constant Aspect Approach

I believe most glider pilots adopt the concept of the Constant Aspect Approach, it having been drilled into them in circuit planning pre-solo in glider pilot training. Keeping the landing zone at a...
19th Nov 2019, 08:19
Replies: 42
Views: 16,835
Posted By CISTRS

Tashengurt: I still perspire despite fairly...

Tashengurt: I still perspire despite fairly regular adrenaline spikes but then I'm not full of sh1t.

Perhaps you're not "too honourable".
8th Nov 2019, 01:53
Replies: 79
Views: 14,095
Posted By CISTRS

Initially panicked when presented with the new...

Initially panicked when presented with the new default interface.
Agree with jimjim1 (https://www.pprune.org/members/199821-jimjim1).
Reverted back to familiar listing.
24th Sep 2019, 09:53
Replies: 106
Views: 28,774
Posted By CISTRS

This was a bit of a flash stunt.

This was a bit of a flash stunt.
4th Sep 2019, 10:18
Replies: 13
Views: 11,350
Posted By CISTRS

Slosar resigns - Bloomberg

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. (https://www.bloomberg.com/quote/293:HK) Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the troubled carrier’s chief executive officer stepped down as the airline faced...
30th Apr 2019, 03:59
Replies: 22
Views: 17,333
Posted By CISTRS

As far as I'm concerned there is only one place...

As far as I'm concerned there is only one place to live in Hong Kong.
Within a five minute walk to an Island Line MTR station.
13th Feb 2019, 08:02
Replies: 24
Views: 13,327
Posted By CISTRS

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/549x326/image_ba41755305327f00828c09876ab1e0c9c23e49bb.png
10th Jan 2019, 03:22
Replies: 201
Views: 58,641
Posted By CISTRS

RAF Hornchurch First instructional flight...

RAF Hornchurch

First instructional flight T21, date 28 May 1960
First three solos, T31, date 26 June 1960
BGA A&B / ATC Gliding Proficiency

What a great start in life for a youngster!
2nd Jan 2019, 08:11
Replies: 18
Views: 5,297
Posted By CISTRS

CX will find a way to blame the pilots, and make...

CX will find a way to blame the pilots, and make them pay...
26th Dec 2018, 11:31
Replies: 32
Views: 11,704
Posted By CISTRS

I have lurked for too long, whilst seeing on...

I have lurked for too long, whilst seeing on PPRuNe, the disintegration of the HKAOA, and management's exploitation of your dysfunctional group. I am an HK expat with aviation interests, many...
7th Nov 2018, 01:29
Replies: 29
Views: 11,923
Posted By CISTRS

Rain can seriously affect the lift and drag...

Rain can seriously affect the lift and drag characteristics of certain wing aerofoils.
Anything with a laminar flow wing may have degraded performance in rain.
27th Sep 2018, 03:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By CISTRS

I can drive my Brother printer from my computer...

I can drive my Brother printer from my computer and from my Android devices (via WiFi). Is there an App for your printer?
I would also endorse the suggestions of email and DropBox to transfer to...
23rd Sep 2018, 02:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By CISTRS

Bolt Head Airfield, near Salcombe.

Bolt Head Airfield, near Salcombe.
21st Sep 2018, 13:18
Replies: 18
Views: 5,108
Posted By CISTRS

In the 1960s, an American (in a large American...

In the 1960s, an American (in a large American car) from Lakenheath or Mildenhall to a local pedestrian:
IS THIS THE ROAD TO BURY STREET, EDMUNDS?
11th Sep 2018, 03:17
Replies: 2
Views: 2,043
Posted By CISTRS

HK Air Accident Investigation Authority

Apologies to the local PPRuNers for aviation and regulatory content...

I see in today's press, that the HK Government has appointed a Chief Inspector for the AAIA, independent of HK CAD.
The...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2018, 14:59
Replies: 117
Views: 23,533
Posted By CISTRS

In the 1970s at a gliding club, we advised...

In the 1970s at a gliding club, we advised students to trim for airspeed, and then hold the stick the way a Duchess would hold a dustman's d!ck.
Finger and thumb, pressures only.
17th Aug 2018, 09:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By CISTRS

Avia Weather App for Android devices.

Avia Weather App for Android devices.
16th Aug 2018, 14:53
Replies: 19
Views: 7,922
Posted By CISTRS

Given the (collision force) x (distance) =...

Given the (collision force) x (distance) = bending moment
in the 'wrong' direction
and given that the distance is the maximum possible
the main wing structure needs to be verified as fit for...
14th Jun 2018, 11:57
Replies: 6
Views: 4,838
Posted By CISTRS

Many thanks for the AAIB Bulletin.

Many thanks for the AAIB Bulletin.
14th Jun 2018, 07:17
Replies: 6
Views: 4,838
Posted By CISTRS

Angry Flybe co-pilot suffers seizure during flight

Seems it's old news as it occurred last August, but reported today:

Flybe co-pilot suffers seizure during flight | Daily Mail Online...
13th Jun 2018, 09:01
16th May 2018, 05:46
Replies: 5,237
Views: 1,609,926
Posted By CISTRS

Well said that man

Well said that man
14th May 2018, 09:19
Replies: 161
Views: 99,732
Posted By CISTRS

Deepest respect to a professional crew. Job...

Deepest respect to a professional crew.
Job well done.
18th Apr 2018, 05:31
Replies: 142
Views: 42,327
Posted By CISTRS

26 June 1960 Kirby Cadet Mk III at RAF...

26 June 1960 Kirby Cadet Mk III at RAF Hornchurch.
ATC Gliding Proficiency, A & B solos.

30 June 1975 Fournier RF5 at Biggin Hill.
First Power solo.
2nd Apr 2018, 05:51
Replies: 135
Views: 98,292
Posted By CISTRS

Sound Words of Advice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPYYkijuJMM
13th Feb 2018, 11:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By CISTRS

Don't forget the golden rule - pay as you go.

Don't forget the golden rule - pay as you go.
29th Nov 2017, 01:08
Replies: 20
Views: 12,594
Posted By CISTRS

I have heard not just December, but the period to...

I have heard not just December, but the period to include CNY.
18th Mar 2017, 11:21
Replies: 70
Views: 31,148
Posted By CISTRS

I can get to third and fourth tier Chinese cities...

I can get to third and fourth tier Chinese cities direct from Shenzhen Airport, without staging through Shanghai or Beijing hubs. Airport and aircraft are new. Very convenient bus service from Shun...
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