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Hi, sent you a PM.

Hi, sent you a PM.
26th Nov 2014, 20:08
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Posted By rogerbucks

Biggin Hill

Remember the Fairflight 'Bandits'..
I look back fondly to Biggin in the 70's... I had always wanted to fly since my first flight in a Heron from Jersey to Soton at a tender age.
I managed to get a...
23rd Nov 2014, 09:30
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TB9
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Posted By rogerbucks

TB9

A friend of mine is considering joining a Group which flies a TB9. As typical of the Type, it is over 30 years old and (of course) showing some signs of age. Any tips on what to look out for on this...
20th Nov 2013, 18:06
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Posted By rogerbucks

Romney Marsh Aero Club

A friend of mine has decided to go for his PPL. He lives in Ashford, so Lydd would be convenient. Having a look at RMAC's website, their rates look competitive. Any feed back please?
14th Nov 2012, 15:49
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Posted By rogerbucks

I believe Sarah is a now a part-time instructor...

I believe Sarah is a now a part-time instructor with Sky Leisure at Shoreham. Saw her a few months ago.
17th Sep 2012, 16:03
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Posted By rogerbucks

I flew from Guernsey to Alderney with Mrs B...

I flew from Guernsey to Alderney with Mrs B several years ago, and managed to blag the seat behind the (empty) front right on the Trislander. The Capt. was a chubby fellow,scruffy with uncombed hair...
13th Jul 2012, 07:41
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Posted By rogerbucks

Andy, check your p.m's Rog

Andy, check your p.m's
Rog
9th Jul 2012, 09:53
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Posted By rogerbucks

First ever flight around 1970 Morton Air Services...

First ever flight around 1970 Morton Air Services Heron from Jersey to Southampton; single pilot if I recall!
Then we started venturing further afield to the Balearics: I remember Britannia &...
22nd May 2012, 18:09
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Posted By rogerbucks

Double-Holiday: Any fly-ins?

We were going to the Compton 'Runway-Party' on 4th June; just heard this has been cancelled:* Aircraft booked Sunday evening to Tuesday, new tent purchased in the Argos Sale, and no-where to go! Any...
20th May 2012, 16:35
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Posted By rogerbucks

Any recommendations for France?

I have our group aircraft booked from Friday pm to Sunday next week-end, and as the wx looks promising, wondered if any of you kind folks could recommend a destination up to 2 hrs max from Shoreham...
19th May 2012, 21:12
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Posted By rogerbucks

They are actually very friendly, but do require...

They are actually very friendly, but do require PPR. If you are one-up in a 172 it is easily do-able, but if you have not flown into short(ish) strips before, best to get some dual experience first.
11th Mar 2012, 09:20
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Posted By rogerbucks

Funny that; I flew to Manston for the first time...

Funny that; I flew to Manston for the first time yesterday from Lydd- It was very hazy, and when I reported to ATC that I 'had the cooling towers in sight' (but not the airfield) he replied that 'we...
23rd Dec 2011, 16:44
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Posted By rogerbucks

Sounds like a plan! I will have at least one...

Sounds like a plan! I will have at least one spare seat from Shoreham.
22nd Oct 2011, 18:18
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Posted By rogerbucks

I'll second that. Went there today, and Vectis...

I'll second that. Went there today, and Vectis now operate a radio advisory service on the Bembridge frequency (123.25). Very friendly people, and perfect base if you like walking (or you can catch...
5th Aug 2011, 07:02
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Posted By rogerbucks

IMC Rating

Thinking of doing this before it's demise next year. Derek Davidson at Bournemouth is advertising a 5 day course for just over 2k inclusive (less test) which seems reasonable. Has anyone done this...
14th May 2011, 17:37
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Posted By rogerbucks

No it's not closed- Check the Vectis Gliding club...

No it's not closed- Check the Vectis Gliding club website.
Just call for PPR, then make blind calls.
9th Apr 2011, 16:56
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Posted By rogerbucks

Flew there today- Now being operated by the...

Flew there today- Now being operated by the Vectis Gliding Club. Unlicensed.

Runway & taxiways all in good shape, and grass cut. Like a ghost-town when we arrived, but soon joined by several...
8th Apr 2011, 18:45
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Posted By rogerbucks

Good news indeed! I'll check it out tomorrow &...

Good news indeed!
I'll check it out tomorrow & report back.
15th Mar 2011, 08:19
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Posted By rogerbucks

St Maarten

Going to St Maarten next Monday, and wondered if anyone has hired a light aircraft over there? Just want a short dual trip over to St Barts.
1st Mar 2011, 15:19
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Posted By rogerbucks

Hi Adam Check your PM's

Hi Adam

Check your PM's
4th Feb 2011, 17:48
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Posted By rogerbucks

I worked opposite LHR for a company on the Bath...

I worked opposite LHR for a company on the Bath Road in the late 70's.
A lady I worked with was friends with a British Airways 'groundie' (J.T.)

In return for a free flight from Biggin to...
18th Dec 2010, 14:38
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Posted By rogerbucks

I worked for a company in the Bath Road (right...

I worked for a company in the Bath Road (right opp 27R) when I was a sprog in the 70's At lunchtime, I'd spot from the car park of the 'Heathrow Hotel', almost next to the r/w. Anything from...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Dec 2010, 09:02
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Posted By rogerbucks

Trident 3 Sim

A few years ago a 'flew' Andy Mattick's Trident 3 sim; He had a purpose-built barn for the beast, and I remember doing night touch & go's at Gatwick (no day visuals were available).

As I recall,...
22nd Nov 2010, 19:58
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Posted By rogerbucks

St. Maarten

Hoping to go over next March with TimBucks (Promised myself I'd do this before I die!)

Any tips for hotels etc?? (Got some reasonable flights with KLM)
Many thanks!
Roger
24th Oct 2010, 18:34
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Posted By rogerbucks

Morton Air Services DH Heron from Jersey to...

Morton Air Services DH Heron from Jersey to Southampton. I was about 12, and we were due to fly on the super-new BAC 1-11; however, as I remember, there was a pilot's strike at the time, and dad...
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