Last month Hugh Described the over-zealous application of stop cards by ignorant health and safety officials. This month we start off with Hugh’s reply to a report he received on his flying: OFFICIAL Report on Stop Card ref 174/11/01 Raised on 9th-November-2002 Raised by Anon On 9th-November-2001, a Stop CardRead More →

A Highway Patrol Officer was conducting speeding enforcement on Hwy 77, just south of Kingsville, Texas. (Story: Jerry Clifton) The officer was using a handheld radar device to check speeding vehicles approaching the town of Kingsville and was suddenly surprised when the radar gun began reading 300 miles per hourRead More →

Never let an animal pre-flight your aircraft for you A Bear attacked this Super Cub while it was parked in a remote area in Alaska. The pilot had not cleaned out the inside after a long fishing trip and the Bear picked up the fish smell. After a thorough pre-flightRead More →

Just to prove that pilots do have a sense of humour. AIRSPEED – Speed of an airplane. (Deduct 25% when listening to a retired or an inebriated pilot.) BANK – The people who hold the loan on most pilots’ cars, homes and aircraft. CARBURETOR ICING – A phenomenon reported toRead More →