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Kununurra

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About Kununurra

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  • Birthday 04/20/1960

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    Kununurra
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    Australia
  1. Kununurra

    New

    Write yourself a few phrases that you will use regularly from taxi, take off, departure and arrival, practice them regularly and it will become second nature. If you have an apple iPad or phone get the app live ATC and listen to aircraft at different airports, after a while you will g3t confident don’t give up just practice when you get an opportunity
  2. Kununurra

    Just saying "Hi"

    Welcome, There is certainly plenty of interesting post here so I am sure you will enjoy the forum. Cheers
  3. Kununurra

    Birdsville Again

    West to East went quickly coming back it was a bit bumpy for a while so we climbed up to avoid the bumps and the headwind hit us, all in all it was a great trip very enjoyable
  4. Kununurra

    Birdsville Again

    I found out this morning that I picked up the prize for flying the furtherest distance to Birdsville this year - Bindoon Hills to Birdsville happy days
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    Freddie from Brisbane

    Welcome enjoy your journey Cheers
  6. Kununurra

    Birdsville Again

    Hi JG, I was also in YBDV, I flew in Thursday & left Monday. It was a very windy day for arrival on Thursday with a strong X-Wind blowing on our arrival. We tracked from Bindoon (Perth) to Kalgoorlie-Forrest -William Creek -Birdsville, coming back we went direct to Coober Peedy - Forrest-Kalgoorlie-Albany, West to East great tailwinds at 9,500 around 35-40kts. Cheers
  7. Kununurra

    Trip north

    Cliff, yeah he is a top bloke, he said drop over anytime
  8. Kununurra

    Coominya crash

    Why buy a lotto ticket when you have just used up all of your luck. Wish the pilot a speedy recovery
  9. Kununurra

    New member

    Welcome
  10. Kununurra

    Hello All

    Hi Geoff is yours an RV7A or a 7? Nice aircraft
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    Passed BAK Exam

    Great work enjoy the journey
  12. Kununurra

    OzRunways as Nav Student?

    I use both paper & Oz Runways on my IPad. My back ups are GPS Garmin 196 & OzRunways on my phone. I have flown from Albany WA to Kununurra in the Kimberley & return with no issues or the need to seek a redundancy as a back up. Now there is a lot of “tiger country” in between those destinations, on any trip I do not use one source as the be all or end all. They are all just tools that I have in my kit. I have also experienced turbulence, bad weather and the need to divert, my own experience has been that “I” find it easier to use my IPad and goto on my GPS then read a paper map while bouncing around. This has been “my” experience I am not saying that it is a one size fits all it has just been what has worked for ME. So in summary we are all different and all fly different aircraft with different forms of navigation and have varying levels of flight experience both local and extended journeys. Cheers
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