CC Returns to Service

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CC is back with us and will feel familiar to most of you. A couple of things to note: It has an overhauled engine fitted which is still completing it’s running in process. If it needs oil, use Straight 100 … Continued

Hot Weather Thoughts

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This bout of hot weather will adversely affect the performance of our tugs. Most of you will know the following but we all need reminding from time to time, so here goes. Engine: This will run hotter than usual, CHTs … Continued

It’s that time of year again

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We’ve now had a few frosty mornings and cold damp mornings as we enter the winter period with many more to come. Both can make starting tug engines difficult. In such cases, DI the tug(s) in the hangar and then … Continued

Airspace: Open or Closed?

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There have been a couple of incidences in the last few weeks where, for a variety of reasons, we have found ourselves operating without the airspace being opened. As tug pilots, we can help by making a call to the … Continued

G-EHMM joins the tug fleet

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The following notes cover most of the differences and a copy will be found in the tech log of MM. The aircraft will be in use in the coming Nationals and generally available to all tug pilots after that.

Landing Lights ON

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It has been decided that all tugs should have their landing lights ON whilst operating close to Dunstable. The lights fitted to our tugs are now all LED style so can be operated continuously and use relatively little power. You … Continued

New Tuggies for 2018

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  Welcome to Peter Brown and Liam Bennett who have recently joined the tug team. Liam has done particularly well, aged 18 and still one of our cadets.

YM Good to Go

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You will be pleased to learn YM is performing very well with her new propeller. Climb parameters 65/70, and descent parameters 100/2100, so very similar to the DR400s. The numbers are placarded and both ASI and Tachometer are now marked … Continued

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