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by Trigger
Fri Jul 28, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: US Army pilot IQ test
Replies: 20
Views: 7637

:wink: 125 was the score does this mean I finally will get the glide appr right? or can I now advance to aircraft carriers ?
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by Trigger
Thu Jul 06, 2006 9:56 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Glide Approach Frustration
Replies: 21
Views: 8989

Epilogue

First off thank you all for the replies. Yesterday I did another hour of glide approaches and lo and behold ....'the boy done bettah'. yes all my faith is restored and this expensive pastime continues. While out of approx six I messed up (i.e had to power up) on one only and the last was a bit of a ...
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by Trigger
Tue Jul 04, 2006 9:01 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Glide Approach Frustration
Replies: 21
Views: 8989

Glide Approach Frustration

Thanks people for taking the time, I know I can get it right, my judgement on landing, distance, were all OK but that initial descent phase of trying to get the aircraft in trim at the correct speed was dire, and once that's not right I was fighting to get it to slow down, I was constantly 10kts ove...
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by Trigger
Mon Jul 03, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Glide Approach Frustration
Replies: 21
Views: 8989

Glide Approach Frustration

Had difficulty in reducing speed to 65kts IAS and maintaining same on approach. (Was too fast on 3 of 4 attempts)
Any hints, cheats etc ????
Rallye MS880B, Calm day, left hd circuit, 800 ft.
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by Trigger
Fri May 26, 2006 2:27 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aircraft down near Killucan 25/05/2006 - 2 fatalities
Replies: 65
Views: 29086

EI CHM

What a terrible day. It's a sad first post for me, but I have to convey my deepest sympathies to the families of the two pilots. Finding out what caused this tragic event will be of no consolation to the families, but ironically, it will be of benefit to the rest of the aviation community. If it can...