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by Alan Kilbride
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Hangar Chat
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: Hangar Chat

Just you Ken.
by Alan Kilbride
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Fly-Ins
Topic: World tour of Yorkshire
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Re: World tour of Yorkshire

Tour postponed until 1st and 2nd August, the Saturday of which is Yorkshire day. Same venue for BBQ and camping. More details to follow when they become available.
by Alan Kilbride
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Fly-Ins
Topic: World tour of Yorkshire
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Re: World tour of Yorkshire

Waiting for a decision by the organiser. Looks likely to be postponed.
by Alan Kilbride
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: LAA RALLY 2020 SADLY CANCELLED.
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: LAA RALLY 2020 SADLY CANCELLED.

Very sad, but understandable. Thanks for trying unitl the last minute, I know it was hard work.
Luckily there is always the World Tour of Yorkshire next weekend where we can drown our sorrows at Eddsfield on Sat evening.
by Alan Kilbride
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Fly-Ins
Topic: World tour of Yorkshire
Replies: 4
Views: 357

World tour of Yorkshire

Hi Pilots, Now that some restrictions will be lifted from 4th July the Vale of York Strut are conducting their inaugural World Tour of Yorkshire. Andy Stocks is negotiating with Airfields and will publish a list of those who require PPR and those who don't. The list will be of those strips/ Airfield...
by Alan Kilbride
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: Going Foreign Part 2 Webinar This Thursday 18th
Replies: 0
Views: 113

Going Foreign Part 2 Webinar This Thursday 18th

Going foreign part 1 is now online via Vale of York Strut Youtube. Going foreign part 2 will be this Thursday 18th at 19:30 to start at 19:45 The first 15 mins are to get guidance for the seminar in place and to catch up with anything that may require pilots attention during these trying times. The ...
by Alan Kilbride
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: C90 / O-200 operating costs
Replies: 11
Views: 810

Re: C90 / O-200 operating costs

Not putting my neck in the noose, but many engines go to 3000hrs. It needs careful maintence and tlc. Most high houred engines have had numerous top overhauls and even though I didn't say this. More than one have had new bottom ends too.
by Alan Kilbride
Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Ciovid -19 and Permit Revalidation Check Flight
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: Ciovid -19 and Permit Revalidation Check Flight

I conducted a permit test flight last Sunday and stated on the form that the mauw couldn't be achieved due to covid 19 restrictions. We did as much as we could to get there, without ballasting the passenger seat. I was concerned about securing weight. I know of one incident which caused severe griev...
by Alan Kilbride
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: C90 / O-200 operating costs
Replies: 11
Views: 810

Re: C90 / O-200 operating costs

I have a C90 in my 117, as have most pilots. With the standard Evra 28 prop, leaning it to Yorkshire standards gave 17.5 litres an hour on a 20 hour European trip at an average of 90 kts. I now have a coarse prop 68/56 from hercules and Yorkshire leaning gave 18.5 litres an hour on a 15 European tri...
by Alan Kilbride
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: LAA Struts
Topic: Vale of York Strut. CAA licence validity extensions.
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Vale of York Strut. CAA licence validity extensions.

Hi guys, Just caught up with the rules and regulations for extending licence validity to 22 Nov 2020 by Flight and Safety briefings. If we follow everything in the guidance, I won't have finished reading the headers before timing out. Therefore I am going to put together a safety and pilot briefing ...
by Alan Kilbride
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: LAA POST-LOCKDOWN ADVICE FOR AIRCRAFT OWNERS
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Re: LAA POST-LOCKDOWN ADVICE FOR AIRCRAFT OWNERS

Really appreciate the work you and the team have been doing on this Steve. It really can't be easy. Good to see AOPA claiming credit for doing it all alone...... AGAIN. I'm proud to be a member of this great association that does so much for a hobby we all enjoy. And yes Chris. My turn to suck up😀
by Alan Kilbride
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Landing Fees When Not Allowed To Fly
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: Landing Fees When Not Allowed To Fly

Because they aren't taking off and Landing during the crisis?
by Alan Kilbride
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Covid-19 Lockdown
Replies: 18
Views: 1232

Re: Covid-19 Lockdown

For goodness sake, get a life you people. We aren't the Police. As has been proven on one more than one occasion over the last few days, light aircraft have been proven to be used to support the health service. I certainly know one LAA member who uses his aircraft to fly between his business's. None...
by Alan Kilbride
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Keeping Current
Replies: 10
Views: 723

Re: Keeping Current

Not teaching egg sucking Mike. Sorry if you thought that.
Just trying to help others who may be worried about revalidation. If they do it ASAP before any more restrictions are brought in, it could help.

Alan
by Alan Kilbride
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Keeping Current
Replies: 10
Views: 723

Re: Keeping Current

Mike, if you are into the 2nd year of your validity for an EASA PPL and have done the required 12hrs, etc, even on the second day of the 2nd year, you can revalidate with the one hour instructor flight. That would then give you 2 years 11 months and whatever days validity. Please note the difference...