Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe's Recent Activity

  1. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Switching Planes For IR Training.

    wait a minute - unless you plan on doing your check ride in the 140... Won't you have another pilot / cfii in the right seat? Why not...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 4:24 PM
  2. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Trig functions & Private Pilot Test.

    To how many decimal places? And, to specifically get back to the test, studying what you need to know for the the test and learning what...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 11:32 AM
  3. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Trig functions & Private Pilot Test.

    Not really. We are told over and over that bank increases g forces - but it's not the bank. g forces have nothing to do with bank...

    Jun 21, 2018 at 8:38 AM
  4. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Trig functions & Private Pilot Test.

    What is the g force at 90 degrees of bank, and why don't the wings fall off when you do it? [MEDIA]

    Jun 21, 2018 at 7:45 AM
  5. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Trig functions & Private Pilot Test.

    The test doesn't matter. It has nothing to do with what you may or may not do in an actual airplane in the actual air. You just have...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 6:33 PM
  6. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Switching Planes For IR Training.

    Fly the Mooney from the right seat? Or is there too much parallax with the instruments? My brother got his IR (many years ago) in a...

    Jun 20, 2018 at 2:36 PM
  7. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Lets make Friday 'Joke Day'!.

    https://nerdist.com/star-trek-red-shirts-werent-statistically-the-most-likely-to-die-after-all/

    Jun 20, 2018 at 9:53 AM
  8. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Minimum Age to Log Time.

    If you had your CFI now, your tax deduction could start logging dual received now. Of course, a good CFI would tailor the lesson to the...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 5:24 PM
  9. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Pesky fuel leak..

    Stains on the outside of the carb body? Not coming from the fuel line connection to the carb or a crack in the fuel line itself? Drip...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 12:05 PM
  10. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe liked timwinters's post in the thread Lets make Friday 'Joke Day'!.

    A true story joke: I built an O’Reilly in Brook Park, OH about 8 years ago. A big O’Reilly. About 15,000 SF of store, mini warehouse,...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 7:49 AM
  11. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Fundamentals of Instructing.

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    Jun 18, 2018 at 12:17 PM
  12. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe liked Dan Thomas's post in the thread Starter just goes "kachunk".

    If the battery is weak it's common to hear either the starter or master contactor chatter when trying to start. The starter puts such a...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 9:36 AM
  13. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Why do yokes have dual handgrips?.

    Which direction is "outboard" in a Cub or Champ or...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 8:16 AM
  14. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Why do yokes have dual handgrips?.

    For some, even with a flashlight, two are not enough.

    Jun 18, 2018 at 8:15 AM