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21st Jul 2021, 20:50
Replies: 17
Views: 3,476
Posted By tail wheel

I don't see the problem? The video...

I don't see the problem?

The video presentation is average standard for CASA.

Barnaby Joyce is now the Minister and may ruffle CASA feathers, but he didn't do much last time he was in the...
29th Jun 2021, 18:55
Replies: 17
Views: 2,357
Posted By tail wheel

https://www.brisbaneairshow.com.au/ 16 - 17...

https://www.brisbaneairshow.com.au/

16 - 17 October 2021. Seems logical in anticipation of possible Covid lock downs in July and an increased percentage of inoculation in October?
24th Jun 2021, 06:45
Replies: 23
Views: 6,810
Posted By tail wheel

VH-CYO Cessna 150M Aerobat, Sunshine Coast Aero...

VH-CYO Cessna 150M Aerobat, Sunshine Coast Aero Club.

Was originally in Cairns with Cape York Air (1995). Ex Port Moresby Aero Club.

It led a charmed life.............
7th Jun 2021, 00:17
Replies: 110
Views: 28,809
Posted By tail wheel

I'd love to know how he convinced 32 people to...

I'd love to know how he convinced 32 people to donate A$16,861.25. Sounds like a good business scheme!

Of course, with his own web site even those figures could be a figment of a fertile...
28th May 2021, 01:02
Replies: 22
Views: 3,970
Posted By tail wheel

Have you asked the Victorian Health Department or...

Have you asked the Victorian Health Department or whoever regulates travel during a lockdown?

Air Services Australia may also know the official position on such flights?

I suspect a departure...
28th May 2021, 00:42
Replies: 35
Views: 4,073
Posted By tail wheel

Much of the cost increase in flying training is...

Much of the cost increase in flying training is regulatory cost and airways charges. Prior to 1987 there were no airways or airport charges, flying for free.

And the regulatory burden and cost...
27th May 2021, 01:19
Replies: 35
Views: 4,073
Posted By tail wheel

In 1960 a 15 minute TIF was 15 shillings ($1.50)...

In 1960 a 15 minute TIF was 15 shillings ($1.50) and an hour dual was £4/10/- ($9) in a Chipmunk. At the time as a 16 or 17 year old I was earning £8/10/- per week.

In 1988/89 I owned a number of...
20th May 2021, 21:18
Replies: 110
Views: 28,809
Posted By tail wheel

Or Plan B: A great p*ss up in 33 days, 18 hours,...

Or Plan B: A great p*ss up in 33 days, 18 hours, 44 minutes and 18 seconds?

Wish I'd thought of that winning scheme.

:}

P.S. If it took 27 donors to reach $4,406.24, Brad only needs an...
19th May 2021, 22:26
Replies: 110
Views: 28,809
Posted By tail wheel

Interesting to see a few have been separated from...

Interesting to see a few have been separated from their money.......

A$4,406.24 raised.
27 payments.
A$2,900,000 Goal.

The non refundable four grand may just be enough for a good Saturday...
3rd May 2021, 23:46
Replies: 2
Views: 1,710
Posted By tail wheel

Closed by the thread author -41. His/her...

Closed by the thread author -41.

His/her prerogative.
27th Apr 2021, 01:05
Replies: 6
Why
Views: 3,584
Posted By tail wheel

To clarify - the threads were NOT removed by...

To clarify - the threads were NOT removed by PPRuNe Moderators. If it were due to "legal reasons" the threads would have been removed by PPRuNe Moderators or Administrators.

The Threads...

...
5th Apr 2021, 21:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,703
Posted By tail wheel

Knew Mal since he flew Bell 47s for Airfast PNG...

Knew Mal since he flew Bell 47s for Airfast PNG in the mid 1970s.

Mal was a graduate of the Class 3/66, Australian Army Officer Training Unit, Scheyville. He was awarded a CMG, MBE and DFC in his...
2nd Apr 2021, 23:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By tail wheel

That can't be Yorkie and Doug's hangar - no...

That can't be Yorkie and Doug's hangar - no P2-BOX parked outside! :} :} :}

Yorkie's wife Karen worked for Talair.
1st Apr 2021, 22:37
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By tail wheel

I'd forgotten Yorkie's involvement in the...

I'd forgotten Yorkie's involvement in the purchase of the BCL Westwind. That must have been early 70s? The Merlin certainly wasn't the right aircraft for BCL. I also recollect a senior DCA officer...
1st Apr 2021, 22:10
Replies: 6
Views: 2,660
Posted By tail wheel

I landed there 1976 with family to visit my...

I landed there 1976 with family to visit my parents? It was at the Surfers Paradise International Raceway.

I think it was located approximately opposite where Carrara Markets are now around HERE...
1st Apr 2021, 03:13
Replies: 33
Views: 10,855
Posted By tail wheel

Any Australian operator wanting to operate a high...

Any Australian operator wanting to operate a high capacity jet on fire fighting operations would be a masochist to even consider trying to convert an Australian registered aircraft and obtaining an...
29th Mar 2021, 21:07
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By tail wheel

At US$2.6 mill starting price for the Tecnam and...

At US$2.6 mill starting price for the Tecnam and only nine punters down the back to pay the bills, it could be hard to make a dollar with the Tecnam in PNG.

Even with much lower new aircraft...
23rd Mar 2021, 09:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By tail wheel

The C206 was P2-SEE. ...

The C206 was P2-SEE.

https://www.pprune.org/australia-new-zealand-pacific/622054-crash-cessna-u206b-p2-see-png-17-12-77-a.html

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/225968...
17th Mar 2021, 10:47
Replies: 2
Views: 2,136
Posted By tail wheel

The RAAA Jobs Site link is: ...

The RAAA Jobs Site link is: https://raaa.com.au/jobs
15th Mar 2021, 20:00
Replies: 66
Views: 13,256
Posted By tail wheel

We would normally move this post to the "Newbie...

We would normally move this post to the "Newbie and Flying Training Advice" thread and it is a repetitious subject, having previously been aired dozens of times in recent years. There is also a...
9th Mar 2021, 23:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By tail wheel

Honda Jet Geared turbine! :}

Honda Jet

Geared turbine! :}
8th Mar 2021, 23:24
Replies: 73
Views: 58,083
Posted By tail wheel

There is still the assault charges in Charters...

There is still the assault charges in Charters Towers to be heard? I thought he was also charged with flying without an appropriate license?
28th Feb 2021, 06:19
Replies: 4
Views: 1,451
Posted By tail wheel

Knew The Chief quite well, along with other early...

Knew The Chief quite well, along with other early Prime Ministers and Ministers.
31st Jan 2021, 18:50
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,766,185
Posted By tail wheel

I think John Close and Ray Thurecht (PNG...

I think John Close and Ray Thurecht (PNG Printing) ferried the aircraft to PNG? Ray may also have had an interest in the aircraft? Ray had a Ted Smith 601P Aerostar at the time.

Jim Sinclair wrote...
10th Jan 2021, 22:32
Replies: 67
Views: 18,724
Posted By tail wheel

Attractive Meri from Goilala? You need new...

Attractive Meri from Goilala? You need new glasses........... :}
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