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by cstorey
05 Jan 2021, 10:31
Forum: Payware Heads Up!!
Topic: My Best video to date...
Replies: 23
Views: 412

Re: My Best video to date...

Peter , yes, works perfectly for me now as well . Thank you for a splendid video
by cstorey
05 Jan 2021, 10:26
Forum: CNB Forum
Topic: Connie flyers?
Replies: 17
Views: 458

Re: Connie flyers?

I don't recall the Lockheed having a reputation for unreliability. The airliner of that era which was notorious, was the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the R 4360 "corncob" engines being renowned for going on fire as a rehular occurrence ! Going back to Reg Darwell, I think he is the last Austr...
by cstorey
04 Jan 2021, 08:24
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: reading the 1-11 manual
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: reading the 1-11 manual

It is , in fact, very unusual to fly a circuit in preparation for an ILS approach, but if you are doing it as per DM's method, then you need to wait until you are at an angle of about 30 degrees to the NDB with the NDB behind you. In the example you have shown you would start your turn onto base at ...
by cstorey
04 Jan 2021, 07:50
Forum: Payware Heads Up!!
Topic: My Best video to date...
Replies: 23
Views: 412

Re: My Best video to date...

Happy New Year, Peter. Unfortunately, the link comes up as a 404 Not Found
by cstorey
02 Jan 2021, 10:55
Forum: CNB Forum
Topic: Connie flyers?
Replies: 17
Views: 458

Re: Connie flyers?

Mike - for interest, Reg Darwell started as an Office Boy with Qantas c. mid to late 1950s , got a PPL via the Flying Club, started on the Connies about 1958, and then progressed through the fleet, 707s, 767s , to be one of the chief pilots on 747s. He now still at nearly 80 flies the Connie at the ...
by cstorey
01 Jan 2021, 11:21
Forum: CNB Forum
Topic: Connie flyers?
Replies: 17
Views: 458

Re: Connie flyers?

Mike, Happy new Year to all .

Was your article by Reg Darwell ? If so , an amazing bloke who comes on our old car jaunts in the UK , and until recently was racing an MGB in Oz !
by cstorey
19 Dec 2020, 18:02
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: New Xmas song....
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: New Xmas song....

Ho Ho Ho !!! I love Fascinating Aida
by cstorey
06 Dec 2020, 18:01
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Dambuster Documentary.
Replies: 17
Views: 467

Re: Dambuster Documentary.

I read Harris's edict in a different way : when he said that he would not allow a malingerer to obtain an advantage, it implies that what he meant was that you would not permanently be stood down from ops, but would be required to complete the tour irrespective of the stage already reached. The word...
by cstorey
06 Dec 2020, 12:27
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Emergency landing...
Replies: 15
Views: 377

Re: Emergency landing...

Interesting : having supervised literally hundreds of practice forced landings in my time as an instructor, I never once had a student suggest an attempt to land on a road . I stand by what I said : it was a stroke of pure luck that this pilot did not cause an absolute catastrophe Edit : I should al...
by cstorey
05 Dec 2020, 10:50
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Emergency landing...
Replies: 15
Views: 377

Re: Emergency landing...

The only idiot here was the pilot of the aircraft . What he did was a recipe for a catastrophic outcome, not only for him, but more importantly, for quite a number of completely innocent third parties