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by Brock Goodison
Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:21 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: 1900 wheels up
Replies: 7
Views: 3353

http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthread.php?t=280447

The thread above provides a lot of info about the incident, it's a good read, and contains pics from Eagle maintenance staff.
by Brock Goodison
Sat Jun 16, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: VATNZ Events Discussion
Topic: VFR Trip around New Zealand
Replies: 31
Views: 12622

Count me in :)
by Brock Goodison
Sat Jun 16, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: Pilot Training
Topic: Squawk codes
Replies: 23
Views: 12276

Hmmm, I'm trying to get my head fully around the real-world procedures..am I correct in saying that all IFR aircraft need an airways clearance before they take off? If there was no radio contact with an ATC station, would they HAVE to, by law, ring up the NBO and ask for their airways clearance? Or ...
by Brock Goodison
Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: VATNZ Events Discussion
Topic: What types of events do you prefer?
Replies: 13
Views: 5597

Best is regional night or city focus, because it gives those who don't have as much time or patience a chance to participate in the event better. For example, in a City focus event you can still fly a 737 across the ditch, while having lots of domestic traffic as well. It's a better balance and adds...
by Brock Goodison
Wed May 30, 2007 4:20 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Me at Wanaka today...
Replies: 2
Views: 1728

Nice one Leon, the Yak is certainly amazing. Bloody massive prop it's got there too! :shock:
by Brock Goodison
Thu May 24, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: You think Wellington's Approach is bad....
Replies: 9
Views: 3992

Whoa, that is very very cool 8)
by Brock Goodison
Fri May 18, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: 123.45 Pilot Chatter
Topic: AFCAD Files
Replies: 3
Views: 2346

Hiya Mark

There's an aussie guy who does many AFCADs, he's in the process of updating them all, thoughsome have been released already. His site is http://www.skydivesingleton.net/. Also read this thread:

http://z11.invisionfree.com/nzff/index. ... topic=3372
by Brock Goodison
Sat May 12, 2007 9:44 am
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Approved New Zealand ATIS Frequencies
Replies: 14
Views: 9192

Woodbourne - NZWB - 128.200 According to the NZZC notams from IFIS, this is/may be incorrect: A0763/07 FROM: 26 APR 2007 00:30 TO: 04 JUL 2007 12:00 NZWB 128.2 MHZ NZWB ATIS FREQ PERM CHANGED TO 124.0 MHZ I don't know the operational details of which frequency to use, but this should be taken into ...
by Brock Goodison
Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Real World Aviation
Topic: Vincent Aviation and Air Natoinal?
Replies: 7
Views: 3784

BTW, when Air National announce themsleves on the radio, is their callsign National XX or National XXX? Just if I ever want to fly for them on Vattysim...
by Brock Goodison
Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Reporting on blocks/shutdown
Replies: 3
Views: 2203

Ok, so it is a requirement to say "flight plan terminated"? Or is that just when you land at an uncontrolled field?
by Brock Goodison
Mon Mar 26, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Reporting on blocks/shutdown
Replies: 3
Views: 2203

Reporting on blocks/shutdown

Hi guys Somethign that I'm confused about is when it is technically correct to, as an aircraft, report on blocks or shutdown after landing and taxi. I know it's a friendly thing to do to, and you can say goodbye to the controller at the same time, but is it necessary technically? I've also heard tow...
by Brock Goodison
Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:03 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Wellington Tower on Iron Mic
Replies: 3
Views: 2149

Nice boys :) My contributions will be felt at NZWN most months, I'm too scared to try controlling anywhere else :roll:
by Brock Goodison
Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Weather
Replies: 18
Views: 10994

To be technically accurate NOSIG is no significant change. No significant weather is NSW. Basically the same thing (I have a weather fetish) Not at all. The remarks are added to a metar as a trend. NSW means "nil significant weather" however if a speci was issued because of wind, low cloud or poor ...
by Brock Goodison
Fri Mar 16, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Weather
Replies: 18
Views: 10994

NOSIG - NoSignificant weather.
To be technically accurate NOSIG is no significant change. No significant weather is NSW.

Basically the same thing (I have a weather fetish)
by Brock Goodison
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: WANTED: Out of date but recent VFR charts, For sim use only
Replies: 0
Views: 3001

WANTED: Out of date but recent VFR charts, For sim use only

Hi guys
Would anybody be willing to post me some old but recent (that is, maybe from mid-06 and beyond?) VNCs or VPCs? My address can be acquired via PM.

Brock