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25th May 2022, 03:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By megan

If something falls into the three F's category...

If something falls into the three F's category you best rent rather than buy.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2022, 04:08
Replies: 44
Views: 6,776
Posted By megan

The rat being referred to is the Gambian pouched...

The rat being referred to is the Gambian pouched rat, not your everyday rat.
24th May 2022, 03:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By megan

Numerous press reports of an apparent mechanical...

Numerous press reports of an apparent mechanical problem, no mention as to what the actual problem was.

https://mentourpilot.com/american-airlines-aircal-737-runway-excursion/
Incident: American...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2022, 03:46
Replies: 24
Views: 4,254
Posted By megan

In Oz I'm told the twin Wessex used to fly...

In Oz I'm told the twin Wessex used to fly enroute to the rig single engine as a fuel saving measure, a drop of some 25% in consumption I think the story went, the saved fuel being needed to cover...
23rd May 2022, 03:05
Replies: 34
Views: 8,887
Posted By megan

If you want practical applications, for a helo...

If you want practical applications, for a helo ATPL you had to at one time study the 767 EFIS system and pressurisation, and that was some three or so decades ago. Where are all those pressurised...
23rd May 2022, 02:44
Replies: 42
Views: 12,434
Posted By megan

Whats the saying C441 about knowing the price of...

Whats the saying C441 about knowing the price of everything and the value of nothing? Some things don't make it into the accountants ledger. Our pilot group once had a senior manager stand at the...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd May 2022, 03:46
Replies: 25
Views: 2,731
Posted By megan

Inflation calculator says the UK pound can be...

Inflation calculator says the UK pound can be multiplied by 24.71 from its 1949 value, so what was ten bob in 1949 would now be twelve and a bit pounds, or one pound now would have been four pence...
22nd May 2022, 03:23
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By megan

The Kenya Airport Authority uses the "KAA"...

The Kenya Airport Authority uses the "KAA" abbreviation. Possibility?


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Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2022, 01:46
Replies: 387
Views: 30,329
Posted By megan

Not of a religious bent myself, but when engaged...

Not of a religious bent myself, but when engaged in the search and rescue business in the 70's you could always guarantee the Salvos were there on site with a trailer handing out hot tea/coffee,...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st May 2022, 01:15
Replies: 24
Views: 4,254
Posted By megan

Oz land chief pilot ferried a 76A with the...

Oz land chief pilot ferried a 76A with the regulators approval from a off shore platform.
20th May 2022, 05:53
Replies: 21
Views: 4,795
Posted By megan

None of what you postulate is relevant I’m...

None of what you postulate is relevant I’m afraid, see graph.


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Centre of Gravity...
20th May 2022, 01:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By megan

Don't know the providence of the yarn but there...

Don't know the providence of the yarn but there was a story of a military exercise where it was either F-16 or F-15 being scrambled to respond to an incoming raid who found themselves unable to start...
20th May 2022, 01:41
Replies: 24
Views: 5,196
Posted By megan

There are examples about, one airline operates...

There are examples about, one airline operates scheduled services to a beach, when the tide is out. :p As for tips to make it a safer experience, talk to the folk who use the particular beach as part...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2022, 03:29
Replies: 196
Views: 13,093
Posted By megan

In our military it was a once off demonstration...

In our military it was a once off demonstration flight only given by an instructor, parachute required to be worn, climb to 14,000 in a Huey, never did successfully make an entry on my flight.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2022, 17:24
Replies: 332
Views: 29,815
Posted By megan

The first Prime Minister (the Father of the...

The first Prime Minister (the Father of the Nation) of Trinidad and Tobago, The Hon Eric Eustace Williams, seems to differ in opinion.
...
18th May 2022, 16:06
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By megan

Have read of an airline chap who lost his left...

Have read of an airline chap who lost his left ear hearing, license was endorsed to only fly left seat in a multi crew aircraft, right seater could still yell in his right ear if necessary (lost...
18th May 2022, 15:50
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By megan

Get a doctors advice I'd say. Work college...

Get a doctors advice I'd say. Work college traveled across the Pacific to the US with a heart condition against his doctors advice, took ill in the US, thought he'd fly home to avoid high US medical...
18th May 2022, 15:31
Replies: 21
Views: 4,795
Posted By megan

From the SR-71 manual. Turns were typically made...

From the SR-71 manual. Turns were typically made at 35° bank, at ISA temp and 3.2M radius would be 70NM and take about 8 minutes for 180° turn, about 220 track miles.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2022, 05:12
Replies: 332
Views: 29,815
Posted By megan

To my mind it was entirely economics at play, I...

To my mind it was entirely economics at play, I don't see any racial connotation, Africa was the major source, but that was because the Africans themselves facilitated the trade. Why? Because it...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2022, 02:08
Replies: 64
Views: 9,432
Posted By megan

For the GA mode to work you need to be already...

For the GA mode to work you need to be already coupled, selection of GA cancels all other modes but after engagement any lateral mode may be used, if any pitch mode (VS, ALT, ILS, IAS) is then...
Replies: 113
Views: 20,420
Posted By megan

Genghis, just to be absolutely clear, I'm full of...

Genghis, just to be absolutely clear, I'm full of admiration of folk, such as yourself, who have the ability to put in the necessary study to accumulate such a wide ranging span of knowledge, me, I'm...
Replies: 113
Views: 20,420
Posted By megan

One family's journey. On leaving school I...

One family's journey.

On leaving school I did an electrical apprenticeship in order to amass the wealth to learn to fly at the local club. On completion of the apprenticeship was accepted into the...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2022, 04:13
Replies: 2,721
Views: 996,172
Posted By megan

No begging required, all they need do is pack...

No begging required, all they need do is pack their bags and go home, no one is going to follow them.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2022, 01:37
Replies: 332
Views: 29,815
Posted By megan

Racism had nothing to do with it, it was just...

Racism had nothing to do with it, it was just business, Africans were capturing other Africans and selling them into slavery to who ever was desirous of ownership. Have a read on the history of...
16th May 2022, 07:25
Replies: 56
Views: 23,222
Posted By megan

Met them at the roof top bar of our hotel in...

Met them at the roof top bar of our hotel in Nice, we drinking beer after a day of tourist stuff, they drinking non alcoholic prior to heading off to some commitment in red flying suits, absolute...
16th May 2022, 06:59
Replies: 10
Views: 7,000
Posted By megan

TSA do gynecological examinations? An odd...

TSA do gynecological examinations? An odd experience was arriving in the US a month after 911 and the courtesy of airport staff was staggering, not the more often met surly and officious behavior .
Forum: Jet Blast
16th May 2022, 02:03
Replies: 332
Views: 29,815
Posted By megan

How does the good carpenter know he was a racist?...

How does the good carpenter know he was a racist? Yes, he was a slave trader, to the tribes of Africa slavery was just an every day business carried out long before the UK came along. He murdered...
14th May 2022, 22:44
Replies: 10
Views: 7,000
Posted By megan

If it weren't for bogans traveling the aviation...

If it weren't for bogans traveling the aviation industry would be a cottage industry. Qatar? The very worst travel experience in my life on my one and only foray with them, never again, and I'm not a...
9th May 2022, 04:25
Replies: 42
Views: 12,434
Posted By megan

A passenger expects to arrive with his/her bags,...

A passenger expects to arrive with his/her bags, if weight is such a problem get the pax to state their weight at time of booking, with attendant penalties for fibs :eek:, and limits on baggage...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th May 2022, 03:38
Replies: 24
Views: 3,511
Posted By megan

Two of my Vietnam units crew chiefs, Geoff Carr...

Two of my Vietnam units crew chiefs, Geoff Carr and Peter Olesko, have breathed life into a UH-1H which they operate out of Redwood City, CA with the aim of,

1. To preserve the history of the Huey...
3rd May 2022, 04:15
Replies: 97
Views: 29,929
Posted By megan

In the '80's Esso had their own Omega chain in...

In the '80's Esso had their own Omega chain in Bass Strait to support offshore helo operations, aircraft system provided a continious position fix to an onshore operator for SAR purposes. Later used...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2022, 22:37
Replies: 16
Views: 2,609
Posted By megan

Things would be a lot better if ambulances were...

Things would be a lot better if ambulances were not being called out for paper cuts and the like, or clogging up call centres with pizza orders.
27th Apr 2022, 02:23
Replies: 3
Views: 1,588
Posted By megan

Seems to be a common accident scenario with the...

Seems to be a common accident scenario with the type, just not enough tail rotor power available.
27th Apr 2022, 02:16
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By megan

Australia faced this issue, we purchased the Carl...

Australia faced this issue, we purchased the Carl Gustaf system from Sweden and they put an embargo on supply of ammunition because of potential use in Vietnam, a deal was subsequently done with the...
27th Apr 2022, 00:28
Replies: 39
Views: 3,968
Posted By megan

Only time I've ever worn medals is for the ANZAC...

Only time I've ever worn medals is for the ANZAC day march, Monday just gone. Never wore ribbons or medals (my choice) when in the military as our service refused to recognise our Vietnam service and...
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