By another stroke of incredibly good luck, I had popped down to the field yesterday to get some flying done – and clear my head of all the ATPL meteorology – thinking it’d be another “nothing special” day. Initial impressions proved be right, for beside a horde of skydivers preparing for a jump – nothing unusual – all was quiet. But about half an hour later, sitting on our apron waiting for the nosewheel to be changed on our club C150, a friend of mine who works the fuel pump – among us commonly referred to as “The Sheriff” – came round and asked me had I come to see the Turbolet that was coming to town. One had been scheduled to appear more than a two weeks earlier, but for some reason didn’t. On my feet in an instant, I soon found out it was the same aircraft I had waited to catch before – and imagine my delight 🙂 (no comment 😀 ).
And due to a breakdown in communications, The Sheriff was left all alone as the ground crew, tasked with leading the aircraft round the field, parking, fuel, you name it. So while I was around, I decided to help, which later turned out to offer quite an interesting photo opportunity…
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GREAT GOOD STUFF SOUNDS LIKE A PRECISION TEAMWORK ENDEAVOR, THE LET IS AN OK PLATFORM KEEPING IN MIND A SPECIFIC NEED. I SPENT 40 YEARS IN VMFA OPERATIONS IN TIMES OF CONFLICT AND OTHERWISE SO UNDERSTAND THE BIAS NOW RETIRED FLYING CESSNA RI82RT MY BIGGEST TICK IS RECALLING 13 POINT PROCEDURE FOR TURBOCHARGER FAILURE !!!