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Forum: Tech Log
20th Apr 2019, 21:17
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

I live about 12 miles from runway 23 at...

I live about 12 miles from runway 23 at Manchester and, one day last Autumn an Emirates A380 went overhead at circa 3,000'. Several minutes later the trees started rustling and we felt a breeze,...
1st Jul 2018, 19:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,558
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

As do I, Ian. According to FlightRadar24, about...

As do I, Ian. According to FlightRadar24, about 12 miles out. It sometimes feels that our house is the turning point, from Base to Final.
It does provide some decent photo's, without having to go...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2018, 22:43
Replies: 10,652
Views: 1,335,111
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

That, perhaps, explains why some beers taste the...

That, perhaps, explains why some beers taste the way they do!!!
29th Jun 2018, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,558
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Saddleworth Moorland Fires

Refering to the serious fire on Saddleworth Moor and, the volumes of smoke being produced, in the vicinity of the approach to 23 at EGCC Manchester.

Is it better to have that at the departure, or...
5th Jun 2018, 19:51
Replies: 23
Views: 4,896
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

As a very newbie Student pilot, I find it hard to...

As a very newbie Student pilot, I find it hard to spot other aircraft. Even after the instructor has pointed them out. To me, it does seem an awful lot are painted hazy murk colour, to best blend...
1st Apr 2018, 17:28
Replies: 15
Views: 4,185
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Would they reinstate the level crossing, twixt...

Would they reinstate the level crossing, twixt runway and hangers?
29th Mar 2018, 08:51
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

So load premiums accordingly??

So load premiums accordingly??
4th Feb 2018, 20:13
Replies: 23
Views: 4,390
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

My instructor feels the same way.

My instructor feels the same way.
17th Jan 2018, 21:16
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

My other hobby is railways. I would like to see a...

My other hobby is railways. I would like to see a steam train, from the air.
Flying from (Manchester) Barton, there are a reasonable number of preserved lines within easy reach.
14th Jan 2018, 11:01
Replies: 0
Views: 1,893
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

737-800 Skids off "icy" runway

Passenger plane skids off runway and gets stuck on cliff edge in Turkey (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/14/passenger-plane-skids-runway-gets-stuck-cliff-edge-turkey/)

Another source...
25th Dec 2017, 15:18
Replies: 79
Views: 15,611
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

There, I have an unfair advantage! I just...

There, I have an unfair advantage!
I just happen to know what you look like!


Note to self. Check start date of threads! I hadn't realised this was from the time when my life wasn't as WX...
16th Dec 2017, 12:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,312
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Hi MadMac, I did it with Malcolm Dobson and it...

Hi MadMac, I did it with Malcolm Dobson and it was arranged through L.A.C. However, he also has connections with P.T.T and Multiflight, at Leeds/Bradford Airport.
9th Dec 2017, 17:52
Replies: 19
Views: 2,989
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Even stranger was the Blohm Und Voss BV141!!

Even stranger was the Blohm Und Voss BV141!!
2nd Dec 2017, 13:03
Replies: 11
Views: 2,312
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

I have just done an R/T Course, with a person...

I have just done an R/T Course, with a person recommended on this Forum. This consisted of some classroom work, a written examination and a practical test.
Does the written part constitute the...
19th Nov 2017, 15:55
Replies: 42
Views: 32,838
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Non-locals might have missed seeing this:- Man...

Non-locals might have missed seeing this:-
Man arrested following plane crash in Salford - Manchester Evening News...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Oct 2017, 23:01
Replies: 95
Views: 14,585
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Decency prevents me from answering that one! :mad:

Decency prevents me from answering that one! :mad:
27th Sep 2017, 21:26
Replies: 13
Views: 5,761
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

FlightRadar24 suggests a Max. altitude of circa...

FlightRadar24 suggests a Max. altitude of circa 14,000'. Is oxygen, or the lack of, a possibility?
17th Sep 2017, 22:04
Replies: 62
Views: 11,737
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Having hit a Pheasant, at 56MPH (Me, not it) with...

Having hit a Pheasant, at 56MPH (Me, not it) with my truck*, and seeing the mess it made of the windscreen, I'd not want to hit one whilst in an aircraft, at xx? feet.

*Southbound A1 near the East...
12th Sep 2017, 20:39
Replies: 9
Views: 3,786
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

A perfect tree point landing!

A perfect tree point landing!
10th Sep 2017, 09:29
Replies: 42
Views: 32,838
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Clicking that link, just now(09:30z 10/09) states...

Clicking that link, just now(09:30z 10/09) states that the advert is 'Pending, prior to approval' (or very similar). That suggests it has been pulled by someone, given the a/c in question is now u/s!
10th Sep 2017, 09:25
Replies: 42
Views: 32,838
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Plus a 100+ litres of fuel that leaked in to a...

Plus a 100+ litres of fuel that leaked in to a field.
From a WET grass runway.
7th Sep 2017, 21:13
Replies: 9
Views: 2,610
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

That MIGHT work except, the field I was...

That MIGHT work except, the field I was originally thinking of is grass and barely 2,500' total! Never mind to the intersection.

Thanks to you all, your replies have been instructional. :)
6th Sep 2017, 20:29
Replies: 25
Views: 4,327
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

Kate, if it were she (it most likely was), is not...

Kate, if it were she (it most likely was), is not JUST the receptionist! She is the (part(?)) owner!
The whole place is VERY friendly and helpful, in my experience with them. At least one of the...
5th Sep 2017, 21:21
Replies: 25
Views: 4,327
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

I too am learning at Barton and at LAC Flying...

I too am learning at Barton and at LAC Flying School* one or two instructors are Airline Pilots and could/should have an insight to the needs of an aspiring commercial pilot, and an ability to...
1st Sep 2017, 22:12
Replies: 14
Views: 3,198
Posted By Oscar Charlie 192

I would have been but, tis the wrong Rochester,...

I would have been but, tis the wrong Rochester, for me.
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