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22nd Feb 2015, 07:16
Replies: 3
Views: 3,290
Posted By QJB

Job prospects in UK/Europe

Hi,

I am considering moving to the UK with my girlfriend in the near future. I currently work as a charter pilot in Australia with roughly 1400 hours total time and 1200 command (although only...
24th Aug 2014, 18:52
Replies: 109
Views: 68,417
Posted By QJB

first employers for newby's

C210,
Jobs seem to be hard to come by atm and not just for newbies. I would suggest one way to get a start, assuming you are a fresh CPL would be to aim for the smaller scenic flight companies,...
11th Dec 2013, 05:33
Replies: 83
Views: 12,774
Posted By QJB

Amen! Based on the way I've seen stall...

Amen!

Based on the way I've seen stall recoveries taught in most flying schools I'd like to be above 3000 feet. Based on moving the stick just forward of the stalling position, I'd quite happily...
23rd Oct 2013, 04:41
Replies: 8
Views: 2,465
Posted By QJB

Grrr Wearing lifejackets - how to interpret the rules

Hi,

Can someone with a bit of legal knowledge clarify this for me:

Taken from the CAO's 20.11



Now 5.1.2 refers to RPT and Charter operations being required to carry life jackets or...
Forum: Tech Log
13th May 2013, 09:23
Replies: 7
Views: 5,932
Posted By QJB

I am quite likely wrong but I recall it being to...

I am quite likely wrong but I recall it being to do with the adverse pressure gradient causing flow separation beginning at the trailing edge and moving forward as the angle of attack is increased...
18th Apr 2013, 03:45
Replies: 14
Views: 3,768
Posted By QJB

Brightline Pilot Flex System Bag

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dDj0HyN-FM

Anyone here use one of these? If so, do you think it is worth the cost? I'm looking for a good bag to use for general day-to-day flying and overnights.
...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2013, 09:55
Replies: 27
Views: 7,029
Posted By QJB

There is a pretty good Boeing article on this in...

There is a pretty good Boeing article on this in their Aero magazine.

Aero 10 - Interference from Electronic Devices (http://www.boeing.com/commercial/aeromagazine/aero_10/interfere_textonly.html)
25th Jan 2013, 04:17
Replies: 15
Views: 5,777
Posted By QJB

Instrument Rating Renewal after 12 months

Thanks nkand for your original reply. As for the PPRUNE trolls, get a life. I did read the CAO's and as I said I was just seeking confirmation, PPRUNE seemed a pretty logical place go for that....
19th Jan 2013, 03:00
Replies: 15
Views: 5,777
Posted By QJB

Instrument Rating Renewal after 12 months

Hi,

I have been reading the regs and I think I understand this but just wanted to get confirmation. I passed my MECIR test on February 20th 2012, nearly a year ago. Therefore my instrument rating...
11th Jan 2013, 08:12
Replies: 30
Views: 4,154
Posted By QJB

If I was you I'd be applying for the RAAF as a...

If I was you I'd be applying for the RAAF as a pilot, aiming for fast jets and setting my sights on test pilot flying as a long term career given my aeronautical engineering qualifications, but...
Replies: 6
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Views: 1,155
Posted By QJB

Taken from aerodynamics for naval aviators: "The...

Taken from aerodynamics for naval aviators: "The equivalent airspeed (EAS) is the flight speed in the standard sea level air mass which would produce the same free stream dynamic pressure as the...
26th Nov 2012, 13:42
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By QJB

Thanks Ged, Always good to get a clear...

Thanks Ged,

Always good to get a clear answer as the first response!

Cheers,

QJB
26th Nov 2012, 12:46
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By QJB

Do companies legally have to pay you for "ICUS/Training" flights

Hi there,

I have been looking through the award but am still not sure. If you are offered employment at a general aviation company as a pilot are they legally obligated to pay for the time you fly...
10th Sep 2012, 00:01
Replies: 18
Views: 4,988
Posted By QJB

Thanks for the replies guys. Actually I'm...

Thanks for the replies guys. Actually I'm confident that both wearing sunglasses and avoiding glare during the day improve your night vision. Something about the Rhodopsin in the rods of the eye. In...
7th Sep 2012, 03:29
Replies: 18
Views: 4,988
Posted By QJB

Thanks for all of the input guys. Just finished...

Thanks for all of the input guys. Just finished the exam, passed but didn't do anywhere near as well as expected, and certainly not for lack of preparation. Is it just me or do the team at CASA go...
6th Sep 2012, 13:55
Replies: 18
Views: 4,988
Posted By QJB

Touch and go - I had been thinking along the same...

Touch and go - I had been thinking along the same lines. This is what annoys me about the whole concept. Out of date charts by themselves could be considered a latent threat, but a human being using...
6th Sep 2012, 11:32
Replies: 18
Views: 4,988
Posted By QJB

Threat and error management question

Got my ATPL Human factors exam tomorrow. Saw the following example question on another forum but couldn't find an answer anywhere.

A pilot uses an out of date chart and inadvertently flies the...
2nd Sep 2012, 11:18
Replies: 3
Views: 3,681
Posted By QJB

Glad someone else is having this issue as well....

Glad someone else is having this issue as well. There are also practice exam questions that ask about FL220 etc. Would be good if CASA provided a reference table in the syllabus or something similar.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Aug 2012, 11:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By QJB

Does pitch attitude change with increasing AoB

I've heard there is no such thing as a stupid question in aviation, so here goes.

When established in a level turn at varying angles of bank does the pitch attitude of the aircraft (as indicated...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2011, 06:05
Replies: 155
Views: 29,291
Posted By QJB

Hi Everyone, First of all thanks for taking...

Hi Everyone,

First of all thanks for taking the time to reply to my original post. As is often the case with PPRUNE I do not really feel that I have a clear concise answer to take away from the...
27th Nov 2011, 23:39
Replies: 41
Views: 8,342
Posted By QJB

I think that the way stalling is taught in flying...

I think that the way stalling is taught in flying schools is on the whole a load of rubbish. So much so that students learn to fear stalling the aircraft, spin training is no longer mandatory...
23rd Nov 2011, 22:39
Replies: 10,254
Views: 2,947,433
Posted By QJB

10 points to flywatcher.. on a flight from...

10 points to flywatcher.. on a flight from Friendly Beaches to Devonport via Launceston :ok:
23rd Nov 2011, 05:51
Replies: 10,254
Views: 2,947,433
Posted By QJB

10 points if you can guess where.. ...

10 points if you can guess where..

http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g348/lecturebird/sunrise.jpg
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Nov 2011, 03:40
Replies: 22
Views: 6,757
Posted By QJB

Would having the throttle wide open help reduce...

Would having the throttle wide open help reduce the drag also since it reduces the additional energy required to turn the prop due to the closed throttle plate??

Referring to an engine failure...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Nov 2011, 04:55
Replies: 155
Views: 29,291
Posted By QJB

yah, I have mate.. cheers.. couldn't find...

yah, I have mate.. cheers.. couldn't find anything to simply answer my questions so I came here. :ok:
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