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  1. djpacro

    Guess This Aircraft ?

    Aquila A210
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    New fuel rules start today 08/11/2018

    It is 30 mins at holding rate. I expect to call “minimum fuel” every now and then when inbound to my local Class D airfield.
  3. djpacro

    Changes to Port Phillip Bay VFR lane

    CASA: “The VTC aeronautical chart inset 1:150,000 scale has been updated with the new VFR lane procedures. This is a recommended procedure only ...” only recommended
  4. djpacro

    Plane crash near Stawell

    Still need enough out of the "blanketed" area - easy enough to do a reasonable assessment at the initial design phase but costly to fix at prototype stage. Even just to demonstrate compliance with the LSA requirements for recovery from a one turn spin is a significant and costly effort.
  5. djpacro

    Guess This Aircraft ?

    Robin 2160
  6. Sounds painful .... I usually wear Nomex/leather flying gloves and recently bought a couple of pair at Oshkosh which has the leather compatible with touchscreens - they are available in Australia too.
  7. pretty much what the emergency section of my flight manual says. Anything else depends ... a guy I know overseas was killed when he was nearly safe on the ground - opened the canopy before it stopped moving and the slipstream fanned the flames.
  8. Dunno about that. Strut generally doesn't carry the full vertical load from the wing - some vertical shear can be taken by the inboard spar attachments. Plus, a fitting factor is generally applied to bolted connections. Perhaps a good illustration but not "spot on". Probably. I did some CAR 35 work back then and I saw some silly attempts at showing compliance to BCAR Section S so I guess similar silly things going on with the self-certified LSAs but no-one is vetting it appropriately.
  9. djpacro

    Narromine AusFly 2018

    Perhaps for the best
  10. djpacro

    Narromine AusFly 2018

    I wonder where they were going early arvo on the 19th Log in or sign up to view
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    Narromine AusFly 2018

    The two presenters named on the programme to talk about aerobatics were both there.
  12. djpacro

    Narromine AusFly 2018

    Some Pitts there too.
  13. Yep, including the hand-written amendments to WAC per AIP SUP: I see that, in Victoria, Beaufort and Moama are included now but Woodvale is deleted. That Beaufort one and Moama are on VNCs so Avplan picks them up. It seems that Woodvale hasn't yet made it to the VNC but AvPlan's ALA overlay picks it up - but the overlay is not a chart per CASA. I don't know how many people bother to check the AIP SUP for manuscript amendments?
  14. Give thanks for the fowl shot into jet engines in the name of safety https://www.ntsb.gov/news/events/documents/oklahoma_city_ok-2_web_bird_strike_cert_and_damage_john_ocallaghan.pdf