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CRotorsport MTOSport 912ULS
CRotorsport MTOSport 912ULS
Open to sensible offers
Permit till November 2019
Last service & permit renewal carried out at Perth
Funke ATR833-II Radio
Funke TRT800H Transponder
Rotor II fitted well balanced with minimal stick shake
Connectors for heated clothing front and back
Owned from new (2009)
Full Service history
Can be seen at Perth Airport, Scotland
Colin Mackenzie (07952095965)
Comant CI 121 for sale.
Comant CI 121 for sale. Removed from RV7 due to relocation of aerial to under fuselage. As new, but has a couple of small marks on moulding. New price £226, looking for £100.
Ozee Millenium Flying Suit
Ozee Millenium Thermal Fying suit – Brand new size large. This is the top of the range suit for winter flying. Black/Silver. Contact Elaine or Kevin in the SAC Office
BluSkyBlue Atmosphere Flying Suit
5 Layer top of the range Thermal Flying Suit. All Black. Size Large, regular length and twin map pockets. Still with Tags – never used. £189 plus postage from BSB – sell for £160. Contact Elaine in SAC office or Andy Mackinnon
47L Fuel Tank for Quik Flexwing
Good Condition 47L Fuel Tank for Quik. Offers. Please contact Andy Mackinnon.
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Super Cub Group
This is from Trystan Holtbrook:
‘As Mark Farquhar is leaving the group, we have space for a pilot.
We’d like an experienced flyer with a sense of mechanical sympathy who would be using the aircraft occasionally – rather than a hour builder. Taildragger experience good but not essential as we have a great instructor on hand.’
As this is a private matter unconnected with the SAC, any member interested should email Trystan on firstname.lastname@example.org
Service and Interest
Services and Maintenance
BMAA Inspector Alan Gilruth – BMAA Permits and aircraft maintenance.
Gyro-copter Maintenance – Kevin Whitehead @ Alba Airsports
The SAC have both Flexwing and Fixed wing Aircraft available for self hire. Contact Kevin Whitehead or Elaine at the SAC Office
Notams - from Wallace Shackleton
No one wants to be caught out by flying somewhere where one shouldn’t be, that’s why we check the NOTAMs before we fly….we do, don’t we?
While doing some studying for the ROCC exam, I came across an interesting snippet, which to be fair my instructor did tell me but it is nice to find it out for myself.
When you log onto the NATS web site, that log in is registered, so in the event of the poo hitting the propeller, so when grown-ups who ask the serious questions ask “Did you check the NOTAMs?”
You say “yes” but they say “no you didn’t log onto the official site that day.”
To quote from the NATS NOTAM, General page…
“Why do I have to register?
…in the unlikely event of an incident, registration helps to prove to investigators that flight planning activity has taken place….”
Although graphically easier to understand third party web sites are not the official ones and to be honest, would you really trust your life/license to a third party website?
The trouble is with the NATS web site is you get too much irrelevant information, so here’s a good tip for sorting out the wheat from the chaff. You can tailor the aerodromes to suit yourself.
Log onto the NATS web site http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com
Select NOTAM from the top navigation bar, then either Existing Users or Login now
After logging in.
Look on the left hand margin for “Point Brief (UK FIR/UIR Only)”
Select this and enter EGPT in the origin box and set the radius box (for example) to 50 miles
Make sure that IFR/VFR is checked in the Flight Rules box
then enter EGPT EGPN EGPJ and EGQL (Perth, Dundee, Fife and Leuchars) into the Aerodromes box and then select submit
Now Back to the left hand margin and select Briefing Handbook (Saved Briefings) and then select the most recent briefing, so starting out you will only have one. It should have a P for Point Briefing in the type box then select Use and then Submit and all the NOTAMs within the radius selected will be shown, effectively sorting out the wheat from the chaff.
Other Airfield Fly-In’s
Group of RV’s basing at Perth for the week to tour Scotland. See https://www.rvuk.co.uk/rv-scottish-tour-2019/ for details
Glenforsa’s first fly in this year. They will also have their RV fly in (August) and their Vintage Taildragger fly in (September). See you there!
Buchan Aeroclub is to host its first Fly In and BBQ of the year at Longside Airfield on Saturday 8th June – weather permitting.
Avgas is available and runs for Mogas can be arranged at cost.
Strictly PPR, the usual barbecue and refreshments will be on offer. Free landing and donations for your burgers!
Radio is Safetycom 135.480 “Longside Traffic”. All circuits to the south on Aberdeen QNH. LH on 28, RH on 10. Circuits at 1000ft, overhead joins from the south at 1500ft.
PPR ESSENTIAL – CALL JONATHON 07825 811111
Easter 10th Anniversary weekend fly-in.
Saturday / Sunday 15/16 June 2019.
Overnight camping positively encouraged!
Forfar and Kirrimuir
Visits to these fields have been banned by the owners for the immediate future, due to complaints from neighbours relating to noise. Negotiations are currently in hand to resolve this issue, but in the meantime please avoid these locations.
ACS have updated the airport Standard Operating Procedure. This is therefore a good time to remind yourself of it’s content as it does get reviewed occasionally. An updated copy is in the download section of the SAC website.
Just a reminder that Safetycom frequency is now 135.480 kHz
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