Remove Before Flight!

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All the tugs will soon have these tags fitted in an attempt to stop spidersĀ and other assorted bug’gers. There is a clear envelope in the tech log binder where they can be put when signing the aircraft DI in the … Continued

Chief Tug Pilot

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Dan Chilcot will take over as Chief Tug Pilot on January 1st. Dan has spent 4 years as deputy on his way to taking on this role. We thought this would be a quiet time to do it and it … Continued

MM is back

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MM has returned to service. It still has quite a few differences, so please review the differences sheet which can be found in the tech log and here.

Stats out for 2019

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A quiet year in terms of launches achieved, just 4384. You can see further details on the Stats pages. Weather and lower activity levels mainly the cause. Highlights were the Regionals with 400+ tows and Llanbedr with 230+

Airspace: Open or Closed?

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This is a revision on the previous advice. There have been a couple of incidences in the past where, for a variety of reasons, we have found ourselves operating without the airspace being opened. The onus for opening the airspace … Continued

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

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