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by Bell 407
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Flight Safety & Training
Topic: What Keeps Pilots Up at Night Flying in the dark can play tricks on your senses
Replies: 1
Views: 15
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Re: What Keeps Pilots Up at Night Flying in the dark can play tricks on your senses

CFIT is harder to brief or plan for, since it is the result of a chain of sensory illusions. On the wall of some flight briefing spaces you’ll find a sign that lists the basic rules of flight: 1. Try to stay in the middle of the air. 2. Do not go near the edges of it. 3. The edges can be identified...
by Bell 407
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Pilot dead as fire-fighting helicopter crashes on NSW South Coast
Replies: 3
Views: 41
South Africa

Re: Pilot dead as fire-fighting helicopter crashes on NSW South Coast

Propnut wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:08 am
When performing a helicopter bucket dump my gut feeling is that the exit after the drop must be carefully planned to avoid the "hot and thin" air that would reduce lift.
Spot on Proppies :goodpost:
by Bell 407
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: BREAKING Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 #MF8667 crash landed at Manila Airport
Replies: 3
Views: 44
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Re: BREAKING Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 #MF8667 crash landed at Manila Airport

howie wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:45 pm
Eina- Duct Tape no good here
Ja, that one engine is well, quite fooked :yikes:
by Bell 407
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Crashed Wonderboom plane crew ‘weren’t qualified’, report finds
Replies: 9
Views: 113
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Re: Crashed Wonderboom plane crew ‘weren’t qualified’, report finds

howie wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:50 am
Thanks for that Post 'Skipper.

At least you know on this site, you wont have 50 lap dogs shouting for your attentions.
Fully agree. Great post Slappy Kipper :champion:
by Bell 407
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 196
Views: 7287
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

You know, the Commander is just toooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo close to the ground :yikes:
by Bell 407
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 46
Views: 539
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Re: Travel Advisories

URGENT We have just issued a Level 1 Ops Alert for: icon-airspace.png EHZZ/ Netherlands : Category: Airspace Situation: EHAA/Amsterdam FIR is experiencing a total communication failure. No flights accepted within Netherlands airspace until further notice. Check the Eurocontrol NOP for latest update...
by Bell 407
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 196
Views: 7287
South Africa

Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Love the Tri Pacer :good:

I think SKA is out and about in Africa doing contract work :thinking:
by Bell 407
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 46
Views: 539
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Re: Travel Advisories

:good:
by Bell 407
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Utah man dies after crashing plane into own home
Replies: 0
Views: 23
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Utah man dies after crashing plane into own home

Utah man dies after crashing plane into own home https://cdn.primedia.co.za/primedia-broadcasting/image/upload/c_fill,h_289,q_70,w_463/exhy9xvxii0kh5pxhxtl A man has reportedly flown a small plane into his own house in Utah just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife. According to...
by Bell 407
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Crashed Wonderboom plane crew ‘weren’t qualified’, report finds
Replies: 9
Views: 113
South Africa

Re: Crashed Wonderboom plane crew ‘weren’t qualified’, report finds

Makes for interesting reading. If there was [pressure to continue then very sad indeed :thinking:
by Bell 407
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Calendar Events
Topic: Happy Birthday Raffles
Replies: 4
Views: 62
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Re: Happy Birthday Raffles

Happy happy Raffles. Enjoy and fly safe :bazinga: :clap: :dance: :fantastic: :thumbsup1:
by Bell 407
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 196
Views: 7287
South Africa

Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Propnut wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:25 am
Photon has produced evidence of our rainbow nation being infectious as it has now spread to aircraft. :gooneybird:
Absolutely true. Lovely colours in that picture :Like: :Like: :Like:
by Bell 407
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: Landing in Ouagadougou Boeing 727
Replies: 3
Views: 47
South Africa

Re: Landing in Ouagadougou Boeing 727

Nice one Raffles, when was this flight done?