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21st Nov 2020, 08:15
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By pistongone

Hi, yes it is a bit of a coincidence!! The family...

Hi, yes it is a bit of a coincidence!! The family come from Puerto Madeira and Palermo etc, but mainly settled in City Bell and Villa Lisa due to the Portuguese connection, so they consider...
17th Nov 2020, 21:21
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By pistongone

Your PM box is full, send me a msg and I'll give...

Your PM box is full, send me a msg and I'll give you a few possibilities👍
7th Nov 2020, 15:07
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By pistongone

I was told to get your Argentine ticket would...

I was told to get your Argentine ticket would take about a month, pre virus days! The Argentinians are expert at wasting time. They are not known as "Gnocchi's" for nothing😁 I went with the safety...
6th Nov 2020, 08:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By pistongone

I would have thought a brand new PPL would be a...

I would have thought a brand new PPL would be a bit optimistic operating a Malibu or P210 from a strip with such marginal limits? A new pilot may find insurance will dictate the aircraft?
Just seen...
6th Nov 2020, 07:09
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By pistongone

Sorry I assumed you will be going to Buenos...

Sorry I assumed you will be going to Buenos Aires. I was working down in Rio Grande, Tierra Del Fuego and the situation there is not good, I tried to Organise a PA32 at a flying club to fly down to...
6th Nov 2020, 06:53
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By pistongone

The Flight Line

My partner is Argentinian, a "Porteno"! When I visit her family there, they live in City Bell, 10 km west of La Plata, we go to this place https://www.aeroclublaplata.com.ar/
They have a fleet of...
10th Apr 2020, 03:27
Replies: 24
Views: 5,333
Posted By pistongone

I am not up on NZ rules, but why are you...

I am not up on NZ rules, but why are you factoring in an engine change every 5 years, when you only anticipate 100 hrs per year? PA28 would have the 0320 E2D and they go to 2000 tbo normally, here in...
6th Aug 2019, 19:34
Replies: 7
Views: 3,480
Posted By pistongone

You need to make sure you are comparing apples...

You need to make sure you are comparing apples with apples there? Some Marinas may charge 4-5k per annum for a 10 meter cruiser, but you get a lot more for the money than a spot in a packed hangar...
7th Dec 2018, 17:56
Replies: 26
Views: 3,764
Posted By pistongone

LESU Great for Andorra is a beautiful place to...

LESU Great for Andorra is a beautiful place to land and i have seen Citations etc there, however you might be a bit tight taking off from 1267m @2630' if the stats on here are close? ...
29th Oct 2016, 01:02
Replies: 26
Views: 6,460
Posted By pistongone

I've done 30 hours on my plane since I bought it...

I've done 30 hours on my plane since I bought it in May mainly off tarmac, it has Condor tyres and they don't show any signs of wear yet? I had a leaky fuel drain valve which caused the starboard...
28th Apr 2016, 20:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,815
Posted By pistongone

Hi Mac, Defo says "Important" gota laugh I...

Hi Mac,
Defo says "Important" gota laugh I suppose?
You around over the next few days, as I am coming to da a bit of flying this weekend and maybe a beer if you fancy it?
27th Apr 2016, 17:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,815
Posted By pistongone

How Ironic!

OK, I am trolling through the CAA web site as I am converting an old CAA for life, that is not for life, to an EASA licence. I have been told I need to get form SRG1199 signed off to prove I can...
6th Mar 2016, 14:46
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By pistongone

Reply to Jan, it is on and staying on the G reg,...

Reply to Jan, it is on and staying on the G reg, even though I spend most of my time in Belgium (Near Roeselare). So it will be commuting often between LFQO and the UK as the parking etc is much less...
5th Mar 2016, 21:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By pistongone

Buying a used aircraft Questions.

OK, so the inspection is done and we are going to close the deal. What logs, certs, other paperwork should, might, or otherwise might not,accompany the aircraft?
I have an idea of what is usually in...
28th Feb 2016, 17:05
Replies: 14
Views: 2,909
Posted By pistongone

I have a few hours on PA32-300's and no one seems...

I have a few hours on PA32-300's and no one seems to have mentioned the fact it is not really designed for bashing circuits. Bad mixture management could see your fuel bill up in the 130/hr region...
21st Feb 2016, 22:18
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By pistongone

Thanks for the info MJ, I will call him tomorrow...

Thanks for the info MJ, I will call him tomorrow for a chat. The plane, i think, has been maintained for the last 5 or so years at Bagby? So probably not one of his recent customers?
Best Regards PG.
21st Feb 2016, 17:46
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By pistongone

Looking for an Engineer.

I am looking for a knowledgeable engineer, preferably with experience on PA28's to accompany me to Bagby to inspect a potential purchase. Obviously reasonable remuneration and travelling, possibly a...
17th Feb 2016, 00:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,560
Posted By pistongone

The reason this one caught my eye is the budget...

The reason this one caught my eye is the budget won't alarm the missus too much, I can justify maintenance later!
Mission profile is a lot of 2-3hr legs touring and equal amounts of locals etc. The...
17th Feb 2016, 00:38
Replies: 12
Views: 2,560
Posted By pistongone

Thanks for the replies so far. Mission profile:...

Thanks for the replies so far.
Mission profile: As a two seater with some decent range (50 Gallons on board)
Reason to Purchase: The purchase price is to settling a lien against the aircraft at a...
15th Feb 2016, 16:33
Replies: 12
Views: 2,560
Posted By pistongone

About transponders, I have seen some used Mode S...

About transponders, I have seen some used Mode S units, Garmin GTX 330, King KT76 etc on Trade-a-Plane that are not ADSB compliant, is this a show stopper?
The advice I was given is if you don,'t...
14th Feb 2016, 22:41
Replies: 12
Views: 2,560
Posted By pistongone

Buying a 1973 PA28-140

I have tried searching, but it's difficult to find relevant info. Specifically, I am seriously looking at a PA28-140 with an engine on GR extension. The price warrants a new/recon/S/H engine if it...
21st Oct 2015, 19:42
Replies: 94
Views: 136,850
Posted By pistongone

New York 1995

These were taken when we went to get the FAA ticket. Flew out of Chester County Airport Connecticut in a 152. Great memories!



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6th Jan 2015, 00:27
Replies: 28
Views: 5,300
Posted By pistongone

It is a straight line 89nm 150t, Witterings...

It is a straight line 89nm 150t, Witterings western stubb just touches but call them anyway for a following. Old Warden's ATZ is just off to the west, after that its straight in don't forget to go...
3rd Jan 2015, 14:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By pistongone

Try This Site

This one has a lot of European Fields.

Airport Webcams (http://www.flyingineurope.be/Airport%20webcams.htm)
7th Aug 2014, 13:54
Replies: 16
Views: 4,288
Posted By pistongone

Confusion?

I think the confusion may arise from the post code system differing from the administrative boundaries? Croydon, and many other OUTER LONDON boroughs fall within the administrative jurisdiction of...
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