[jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday

  • From: "Mike Brook" <mike.brook@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 22:34:19 +0100

I guarantee that this pilot wasn't on the 'Admiral Rodney' (or maybe
he was ...?)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqOo0Qol89o

Take-offs are not particularly easy either!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pr4XXDYsOe0

...and an interesting real/virtual comparison:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XV6H21DhNIQ
 
MikeB

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of bones
> Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2007 8:39 PM
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday
> 
> The only alcoholic run I'd not recommend is an Aquavit run. 
> Norway to the Equator and back again would be a bit too much!!
> 
> bones
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Fred
Stopforth
> Sent: 15 July 2007 19:41
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday
> 
> 
> A Tequila run.HEE hee.Fred
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul Reynolds" <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2007 5:05 PM
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday
> 
> 
> > Now Then Fred, we've been here before on the Scottish Whiskey
run 
> > haven't we? And the boss encouraging you, whatever next!
> >
> > Paul
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
> > To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2007 4:33 PM
> > Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday
> >
> >
> >> Rum Run.. I like it!
> >>
> >> bones
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> >> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Fred 
> >> Stopforth
> >> Sent: 15 July 2007 09:05
> >> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: PCI Wednesday
> >>
> >>
> >> Wow, sounds like an exciting busy evening coming on.Pity Mick's
on 
> >> hol he'd have take the stick off me to do the whole hop.Will be

> >> getting my shorts and
> >>
> >> jazzy shirt ready complete with cap and sunglasses. Could 
> be a good 
> >> Rum run.Tally Ho m'harties! Fred
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
> >> To: "JHB Airlines Email List" <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2007 4:04 AM
> >> Subject: [jhb_airlines] PCI Wednesday
> >>
> >>
> >>> For our session this week I'd like to suggest the 
> Caribbean tour I 
> >>> mentioned a week or so ago.
> >>>
> >>> I hope the picture gets through otherwise what I go on to 
> say will 
> >>> be a load of cobblers. If you don't get it I'll post it on a
web 
> >>> page.
> >>>
> >>> The session is unusual as it involves six airports for the VFR

> >>> pilots. These
> >>> are:
> >>>
> >>> St Maartens (TNCM),
> >>> St Barts (TFFJ),
> >>> Saba (TNCS),
> >>> St Eustacius (TNCE),
> >>> St Kitts (TKPK)
> >>> and Nevis (TKPN).
> >>>
> >>> Compared with normal sessions this is a true island 
> hopping exercise 
> >>> as distances are very short - it only being 54nm from 
> TNCM to TKPN.
> >>> It should be quite viable for a full tour of the six 
> airports to be 
> >>> made within the session. The only provision I would add for
the 
> >>> session is that no pilot starts up on the ground at St 
> Bart's (TFFJ)
> >>> - you can pick any airport to start at except this. I'd also
urge 
> >>> everyone to make St Bart's a port of call en route as it 
> is the most 
> >>> challenging of the six airports.
> >>>
> >>> With so many airports open we either make three of them 
> non ATC or 
> >>> each controller picks two airports. As the islands are 
> nicely paired 
> >>> I'd suggest that TNCM and TFFJ be under one controller, TNCS
and 
> >>> TNCE under another and TKPK and TKPN for the third. As we 
> only get a 
> >>> runway diagram for the airfield we centre on it would be best
to 
> >>> locate to the bigger of each pair and control this 
> properly. For the 
> >>> minor airfield we provide aircraft separation but each pilot
is 
> >>> responsible for circuit joining and landing.
> >>> It
> >>> sounds complex but it is quite easy if we look at each group.
> >>>
> >>> St Maartens and St Barts.
> >>> In this case the controller centres at TNCM and provides a
normal 
> >>> service. He can look out for aircraft flying to St Bart's and 
> >>> provide traffic confliction but once the pilot has the 
> airfield in 
> >>> sight it is up to him to position for a landing there.
> >>>
> >>> Saba and St Eustacius.
> >>> Centre at St Eustacius and provide guidance to and 
> traffic info on 
> >>> aircraft going to Saba.
> >>>
> >>> St Kitts and Nevis.
> >>> Centre on St Kitts and watch traffic going back and forth 
> to Nevis.
> >>>
> >>> The default scenery is basic but an additional mesh creates
the 
> >>> proper hilly bits around St Barts and Saba. I'd suggest the 
> >>> LesserAntilliesMesh.zip for this. If you would like nicer
scenery 
> >>> then Tony Agramont's Caribbe_North.zip and Caribbe_South.zip
add 
> >>> some nice detail to the islands. One word of caution - FS 
> have got 
> >>> the default airfield height of St Maarten wrong so the default

> >>> runway (and any added scenery runway) sits about 10ft above
the 
> >>> terrain. It looks slightly odd but if you stay on the runway
and 
> >>> taxiways you should be OK.
> >>>
> >>> IFR pilots have a much greater choice of airfields. The 
> islands run 
> >>> for 400nm so there are plenty of options here - San Juan, 
> Antigua, 
> >>> Barbuda, St Lucia, BVI, Martinique, Dominica, St Vincent, 
> Anguilla, 
> >>> Guadeloupe and even Barbados. Of the manned airports only 
> St Kitts 
> >>> and St Maarten are big enough for heavy metal but neither are 
> >>> excessively long.
> >>>
> >>> It needs both the controllers and the pilots to accept this
idea 
> >>> before we go ahead as it is a challenge for everyone.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> bones
> >>> bones@xxxxxxx
> >>> http://fsaviation.net
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> 
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