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by pilot_ngb
Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:00 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Palo Alto here I come......
Replies: 2
Views: 1266

Re: Palo Alto here I come......

I actually flew today Sunday. Got delayed for one of two reasons. Turned out to be lovely day in the bay area. What a blast I had. We got class bravo clearance through SFO airspace. I am in the process of putting the photo's together on my blog. I hope to have it posted in the next couple of days. T...
by pilot_ngb
Wed Feb 03, 2010 1:25 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Palo Alto here I come......
Replies: 2
Views: 1266

Palo Alto here I come......

Finally getting to do a trip from the UK that didn't happen in 2009. February 27th I will be flying out of Palo Alto in a C172.

My trip will be uploaded onto my blog - http://getmyppl.blogspot.com
by pilot_ngb
Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Irish Sea OFlotW
Replies: 2
Views: 1702

Re: Irish Sea OFlotW

The Irish sea is not very nice this time of year. Very cold. Luckly she hit it on a realtively calm day.
by pilot_ngb
Fri Dec 18, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Irish Sea OFlotW
Replies: 2
Views: 1702

Irish Sea OFlotW

by pilot_ngb
Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Back flying again.......
Replies: 1
Views: 949

Back flying again.......

I am going for the longest duration for a PPL ever. After 10 years I have managed 31hours over here in Europe. :lol: Family, work and money situation have reached an equilibrium. I really hope to complete my PPL in the coming months. Winter will be spent completing my ground school exams. You can fo...
by pilot_ngb
Wed Mar 04, 2009 7:10 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: 21000fpm uncommanded decent
Replies: 0
Views: 1019

21000fpm uncommanded decent

This happened back in January during a customer demostration flight

http://www.aaib.gov.uk/publications/special_bulletins/s2_2009___boeing_737_73v__g_ezjk.cfm

I wonder of the customer went to airbus? :o
by pilot_ngb
Sat Feb 28, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: "Spend a penny"
Replies: 0
Views: 1169

"Spend a penny"

Ever heard of the saying 'spend a penny' when you need the toilet? *maybe it's just a British saying-

Anyway - Ryanair are considering charging for using the loo.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7914542.stm
by pilot_ngb
Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Tragedy and Learning
Replies: 6
Views: 2411

Re: Tragedy and Learning

Was it Icing?

Don't know how credible this report is -

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123492905826906821.html
by pilot_ngb
Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:33 am
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: This has to be the off-field landing of the month, at least.
Replies: 22
Views: 13173

Re: This has to be the off-field landing of the month, at least.

I could only successfully land it nose first :?:

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