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... money...if only, initially, to pay their legal bills... You're right.....that canadian bloke with majority control of the company living in the Bahamas might be down to his last million for all I know

Re: Best flying moment/memory

 by dont overfill ¦  Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:10 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Best flying moment/memory ¦  Replies: 91 ¦  Views: 5557

Lots of great memories of flying holidays in the USA and all over the Bahamas but Scotland takes some beating. One local flight that keeps coming back to me was a winter trip to Oban. We set off to return to Perth at sunset under a cloudless purple sky with ...

Re: Best flying moment/memory

 by Iceman ¦  Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:10 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Best flying moment/memory ¦  Replies: 91 ¦  Views: 5557

Where do I start, so many amazing memories of flying around Europe and the US / Bahamas ? @PeteSpencer , I was only commenting yesterday on the Victorville thread about flying one of those old oil-guzzlers out of Brackett, on that occasion a Seneca 1, where we had ...

Re: Engine check flights (COVID19) detail from CAA.....

 by cockney steve ¦  Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:21 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Engine check flights (COVID19) detail from CAA..... ¦  Replies: 299 ¦  Views: 20759

... or had an examiner with a white walking-stick and a Labrador :shock: My late mother took around 17 tests , having returned from years in the Bahamas (Pindling Gov.t kicked them out) Her and stepfather lived in the Isle of Wight.....one roundabout, 2 sets of lights. She could walk the test-routes ...

Re: Old Sarum

 by kanga ¦  Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:57 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Old Sarum ¦  Replies: 379 ¦  Views: 42201

Dave W wrote:.., Salisbury isn't in the Bahamas!


.. but the Cathedral has a fine spire, which Russians have been known to visit to admire :roll:

Re: Old Sarum

 by Dave W ¦  Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:42 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Old Sarum ¦  Replies: 379 ¦  Views: 42201

James Chan wrote:...access to outlying islands, etc.

As disappointing as it is to acknowledge, Salisbury isn't in the Bahamas!

Re: Your first post-PPL flight?

 by Iceman ¦  Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:38 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Your first post-PPL flight?  ¦  Replies: 31 ¦  Views: 2031

... 6 weeks. No GPS back then. The first time that I ever used a GPS was after 250+ hours (Jan 1998), flying between Florida and Walkers Cay in the Bahamas (if I didn't find this most northerly atoll in the Bahamas, it was next stop Africa :lol:). https://i.imgur.com/kQSLiqW.jpg Iceman 8)

Re: Old Sarum

 by Mike Cross ¦  Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:36 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Old Sarum ¦  Replies: 379 ¦  Views: 42201

... Ltd (formerly called Blanefield Airfield Operations Ltd). It shows three current directors, Matthew Chance Hudson, Canadian, resident in The Bahamas, Pamela Margaret Hudson, British, resident in the US but with the same correspondence address in The Bahamas, and Grenville Robert Hodge, British, ...

Re: ADS-B receivers

 by berbles ¦  Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:14 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: ADS-B receivers ¦  Replies: 65 ¦  Views: 4655

... and historical (last hour) weather in the air is immediately apparent as is the situational awareness of other aircraft, especially in The Bahamas where you are not under such positive control as you are with Flight Following in US Airspace. Having had an Airprox with a PA28 on Final to ...

Re: No EASA membership after Brexit

 by Dusty_B ¦  Mon May 20, 2019 7:30 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: No EASA membership after Brexit ¦  Replies: 174 ¦  Views: 14066

The Bahamas CAA, like many others, differs some approvals and certification to other authorities - ie FAA/EASA/UK CAA. They do not have the competency to do so themselves.

Re: No EASA membership after Brexit

 by cockney steve ¦  Mon May 20, 2019 12:17 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: No EASA membership after Brexit ¦  Replies: 174 ¦  Views: 14066

AFAIK, Bahamas is still a British Protectorate, not sure how that affects the issue, but certain British legalities were recognised there and I know that both US dollars and £ Sterling were legal tender.

Re: No EASA membership after Brexit

 by flybymike ¦  Sun May 19, 2019 11:02 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: No EASA membership after Brexit ¦  Replies: 174 ¦  Views: 14066

If the Bahamas can have their own Civil Aviation Authority that meets ICAO, then I’m sure the UK can. :lol:

Don’t forget the original UK CAA licence is full ICAO.
I still have mine, and doubtless an ab initio or conversion reintroduction would be no problem.

Re: No EASA membership after Brexit

 by gaznav ¦  Sun May 19, 2019 7:22 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: No EASA membership after Brexit ¦  Replies: 174 ¦  Views: 14066

If the Bahamas can have their own Civil Aviation Authority that meets ICAO, then I’m sure the UK can. :lol: Anyway, leave/remain/a-bit-of-both (delete as applicable) just get on with it and let’s start to focus on the more important ...

Bahamas are good too, very well set up for flying light airplanes. I flew there in 1994 in a rented 182RG out from Orlando Exec. and since (passing through) on trips to and from the US in my PA28. AOPA have the new flight ...

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by Iceman ¦  Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:49 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 1239

Give SunState Aviation at Kissimmee a call. I have known them allow rental to the Bahamas in the past.

https://www.sunstateaviation.com.

Iceman 8)

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