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17th Apr 2013, 08:45
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban/Glenforsa Follies

Anything her boss (Sandy Mactaggart) wants her to.:E



WW
12th Apr 2013, 08:12
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

According to this :
http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/modern...NSPECTIONS.pdf


 
According to DH the vehicle of choice is a crew cab tipper truck with 3 pax and a load of gear in the back.
After...
10th Apr 2013, 11:25
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban/ Glenforsa Follies

Well, having a fully equipped and manned (personed) control tower at Oban did not prevent a wheels up incident, neither did it prevent an aircraft departing the runway and ending up just short of the...
9th Apr 2013, 15:28
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

crt86t

While I completely agree that PPR should be given by someone with aviation experience, I find your forthright views on the 'accident' interesting.

Were you present when the accident...
7th Apr 2013, 15:42
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

Tom Eddlestone, isn't he the one who used 6 inch nails to hold down the turf around the numbers at Glenforsa? :D

WW
10th Mar 2013, 12:28
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban Follies

As far as GA is concerned,the issue is not so much the council spends, it's the inevitable bullsh*t that comes along with it!


WW
6th Mar 2013, 12:18
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban Follies

Delusional, or desperately trying to hold on to their (non) jobs?

WW
6th Mar 2013, 08:34
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban Follies

Argyll and Bute has the third sparsest population of the 32 Scottish local authorities, with an average population density of 0.13 persons per hectare. This compares to a Scottish average of 0.65...
5th Mar 2013, 10:11
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban Follies

Well, there was the occasion that an incoming aircraft had a nosegear red light, they could not get the fire tender started and then claimed it was 'sabotaged':hmm:

WW
4th Mar 2013, 12:21
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban Follies

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u218/TCH_photo/Airfield/th_OAFS.jpg
OAFS

Because there are lots and lots of them!

WW:E
16th Feb 2013, 19:54
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

So why do the council think they are running Gatwick?

WW
16th Feb 2013, 14:10
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

Don't encourage them, they need to go on a pot hole filling course before they attempt anything as 'difficult' as watching grass growing on Mull.

WW:E
15th Feb 2013, 14:35
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

Glenforsa Airstrip on Mull will reopen for Easter 2013.

Published Date:
15 Feb 2013 - 11:25



It has been agreed the Glenforsa Airstrip on Mull will reopen for Easter 2013.
This comes...
12th Feb 2013, 14:49
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

The future of Glenforsa Airfield will be decided tomorrow, if you have something to contribute to the debate and have not already done so, I would suggest that you communicate so that you will be...
4th Feb 2013, 09:03
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

Argyll News: Emergency situation at Glenforsa Airfield | For Argyll (http://forargyll.com/2013/02/emergency-situation-at-glenforsa-airfield/)
31st Jan 2013, 10:15
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

There was French registered King Air at Glenforsa a couple of years ago:).

WW
30th Jan 2013, 16:21
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Airfield

I will be grateful for anything that will help the council do the sensible thing.

OGF
29th Jan 2013, 13:01
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

I guess that might depend on the level of support forthcoming from the aviation community:ok:

WW
28th Jan 2013, 10:59
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

The only information the Councillers have to work with is that provided by the department that operates the airfields. If they were to be presented with considered, measured and sensible suggestions...
27th Jan 2013, 20:18
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

Going by the way the Oban Airport debacle has been conducted, I would say that is a fair assumption to make.


WW
27th Jan 2013, 17:30
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Follies

It would appear that the department of Argyll & Bute Council that 'run' the airports are preparing a report that will present some 'options' for the future of Glenforsa to senior councillors. It also...
27th Jan 2013, 14:43
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Glenforsa Closed?

Glenforsa Airport is still closed following the accident on September 25rd.
A phone call to Oban airport revealed that Glenforsa is closed until 'further notice'

Should we be concerned?

WW
18th Aug 2012, 12:22
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban/Glenforsa Follies

Trivialising the desperate situation at Oban & Glenforsa is all very well if you can ignore the effect of this debacle on the real business's and real local pilots that are affected on a daily basis....
17th Aug 2012, 10:17
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban/Glenforsa Follies

Air traffic control last weekend at Glenforsa overheard advising pilots that due to 'severe turbulence' they should fly through at 200ft, this of course is where the rotor is at it worst with a...
3rd Jun 2012, 09:08
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Posted By Capt Whisky Whisky

Oban Follies

You may be suprised!

WW
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