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26th Jul 2020, 22:02
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Posted By Maoraigh1

If it broke up in flight as stated, a parachute...

If it broke up in flight as stated, a parachute is the only hope.
25th Jul 2020, 21:35
Replies: 19
Views: 2,711
Posted By Maoraigh1

"There is, as with any radio equipment a...

"There is, as with any radio equipment a necessity to ensure that what is transmitted is of the required standard: so not to cause interference with others and be readable by ATC, to ensure it is...
24th Jul 2020, 18:59
Replies: 19
Views: 2,711
Posted By Maoraigh1

As it's a microlight, buying is likely your main...

As it's a microlight, buying is likely your main cost. My experience is with UK LAA Permit aircraft. Fitting was done ourselves
Buy/borrow a Trig or similar and antenna. Fit it yourself. Register...
23rd Jul 2020, 20:00
Replies: 37
Views: 5,615
Posted By Maoraigh1

I've just watched the unedited video again. I...

I've just watched the unedited video again. I didn't see him give any attention to the camera until after landing. I use a GoPro, which is started before taxi, and cannot be accessed in flight. What...
21st Jul 2020, 19:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By Maoraigh1

I think the OP wants to know if an engine "on...

I think the OP wants to know if an engine "on condition", acceptable for private GA use, is now allowed for flight training for reward.
20th Jul 2020, 20:26
Replies: 37
Views: 5,615
Posted By Maoraigh1

"Any SEP is easily controlled using pitch trim...

"Any SEP is easily controlled using pitch trim only should the elevator get jammed."
I've practiced flying with rudder, throttle, trim on C152, Pa28, Pa38, Jodel DR1050, and Bolkow Junior. That's...
19th Jul 2020, 19:51
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By Maoraigh1

If it is on an Experimental FAA Certificate, you...

If it is on an Experimental FAA Certificate, you may have other problems.
Ask the CAA about operating it in UK Airspace. Importing by flying it? Or in a box and assembling here?
If you might...
19th Jul 2020, 19:41
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By Maoraigh1

Look at recent NTSB and AAIB accident reports. I...

Look at recent NTSB and AAIB accident reports. I think you will find a fatal or serious injury accident probability is not a concern for you.
Unless you are influenced by YT videos to copy without...
15th Jul 2020, 18:33
Replies: 31
Views: 6,379
Posted By Maoraigh1

The Scottish Covid-19 rules may have prevented...

The Scottish Covid-19 rules may have prevented the Avgas facility installation. In which case it should now be underway.
If the Council was financing it, it might be that it's not affordable in the...
12th Jul 2020, 20:17
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By Maoraigh1

More pics and data. Link in article to...

More pics and data. Link in article to yesterday's report. Also on RTE,
https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/galway-plane-crashed-on-way-to-hospice-fundraiser-1010746.html

It looks...
12th Jul 2020, 19:18
Replies: 5
Views: 4,206
Posted By Maoraigh1

In addition to the spot I have a B&Q CO detector...

In addition to the spot I have a B&Q CO detector for the Bolkow 208, where all the ventilation comes past the exhaust, and the cockpit is draught-free.. Never had a bleep. Placed near air inlet
The...
4th Jul 2020, 18:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,646
Posted By Maoraigh1

Play safe. Return and check on ground. Anything...

Play safe. Return and check on ground. Anything different in an aircraft I'm familiar with is worth investigating.
If far from home or alternate airfield, return.
A loose starter warning light...
2nd Jul 2020, 18:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,607
Posted By Maoraigh1

If that is a C150 with an O-200 then carb ice...

If that is a C150 with an O-200 then carb ice doesn't surprise me. I was taught "carb heat off after landing". A Group member had been taught "carb heat off on short final, ready for go-around".
I...
2nd Jul 2020, 18:42
Replies: 22
Views: 2,410
Posted By Maoraigh1

There is interest.

There is interest.
27th Jun 2020, 22:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,803
Posted By Maoraigh1

If an engine failure, they did a good landing.

If an engine failure, they did a good landing.
11th Jun 2020, 22:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By Maoraigh1

"If there's an FI sat next to you, then you're...

"If there's an FI sat next to you, then you're P/UT"
An instructor can be a passenger. There are many syndicates including an instructor, who might instruct a new member, but otherwise is the same...
9th Jun 2020, 19:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By Maoraigh1

I was responding to a post questioning the...

I was responding to a post questioning the possibility of wood and fabric aircraft being IFR certifiable, with examples I believed were.
PS I contacted LAA Engineering almost a year ago about night...
9th Jun 2020, 19:37
Replies: 24
Views: 2,473
Posted By Maoraigh1

A three-pointer will have a lower groundspeed at...

A three-pointer will have a lower groundspeed at touchdown, therefore less speed to lose. An important advantage in some light tailwheel aircraft, especially in nil wind.
8th Jun 2020, 18:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By Maoraigh1

Before going on LAA Permit as "Orphan" the Jodel...

Before going on LAA Permit as "Orphan" the Jodel DR1050 was allowed IFR by the CAA. I think the Robin DR400 is still allowed IFR by EASA. They are wood and fabric.
Wire conductors between wingtips,...
5th Jun 2020, 18:34
Replies: 30
Views: 3,533
Posted By Maoraigh1

I live 50 miles from the airport in Scotland...

I live 50 miles from the airport in Scotland where the two aircraft I have shares in are hangared. Below is copied from the BBC News.
"It comes after two people were charged with "culpable and...
5th Jun 2020, 18:22
Replies: 10
Views: 2,411
Posted By Maoraigh1

Two metres apart looks irrelevant in a closed...

Two metres apart looks irrelevant in a closed cockpit light aircraft, where the same air is being shared for ~ 1 hour or more.
Two metres apart looks irrelevant in a tandem open cockpit aircraft...
26th May 2020, 20:25
Replies: 31
Views: 6,379
Posted By Maoraigh1

Oban but not fuel.

I can't add to Oban Glenforsa News thread.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-52796907
Drone BVLS deliveries Oban Hospital - Craignure Hospital.
Notam is up to 400', only for 27/5...
23rd May 2020, 18:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By Maoraigh1

I've landed on beaches, but have walked many...

I've landed on beaches, but have walked many more times. Surface can change. Unless an emergency, don't land unless the beach has been checked since last high tide, and preferably very near to...
20th May 2020, 19:19
Replies: 24
Views: 2,473
Posted By Maoraigh1

If you convert to tailwheel on grass, get some...

If you convert to tailwheel on grass, get some hard runway instruction. It's often much more difficult.
(I learned on a modified Tiger Moth taildragger, converted to a tailwheel Chipmunk, then to a...
20th May 2020, 19:05
Replies: 18
Views: 2,264
Posted By Maoraigh1

G meters are certainly fitted to civil...

G meters are certainly fitted to civil aerobatic-certified aircraft. Our Bolkow Junior has one.
The Zlin I did training in at North Las Vegas also had a pressurised mainspar, with a pressure gauge...
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