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OPAL Fuel

OPAL Fuel

refuelling aircraft, petrol, fuel, Refuelling, Aircraft

Last updated Monday 17 July, 2017

What is OPAL Fuel? Opal fuel is a low-aromatic unleaded fuel that has been designed to discourage people from sniffing by lowering the amount of the toxic components which give petrol sniffers a 'high'... Areas where low aromatic unleaded fuel is widely available: ...

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Mud Wasps

Mud Wasps

Safety, Aircraft, Animals/Wildlife

Last updated Monday 31 October, 2016

CASA have issued a warning about the dangers of mud wasp infestation... It can take the little fellers just 20 minutes to build a nest which can block a pitot tube, vent or drain... Between 2010 and 2015, CASA received about 20 reports of mud wasps affecting large aircraft... There have also been reports from overseas

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Refuelling from drums and fire prevention

Refuelling from drums and fire prevention

Safety, Refuelling

Last updated Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Refuelling from drums is almost invariably done as an 'in-the-field' operation... Many of those who use drums do so often and as a matter of routine... Therefore, the practice of completing the refuelling quickly, and cutting corners, tends to arise... In fact, there are a number of regulations, orders and time-proven

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Refuelling from jerry cans

Refuelling from jerry cans

Safety, Refuelling

Last updated Thursday 13 April, 2017

Fuelling aircraft from plastic containers is dangerous... Static electricity is a common result of plastic and friction... When adding fuel to the equation it can be a risky environment... The risk of static sparking while refuelling can be minimised by a few simple precautions: 1... Use a metal container rather than a

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How to transfer an RAAus aircraft

How to transfer an RAAus aircraft

Amateur Built Aircraft, Factory Built Aircraft, LSA Aircraft, Aircraft

Last updated Thursday 13 April, 2017

RAAus Technical Manual Section 5... 1 (7) If you have recently sold or purchased an RAAus registered aircraft, there are a few paperwork requirements that will need to be satisfied... RAAus has not specified who is responsible for supplying the required documents... It is the responsibility of the buyer and seller to n

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Flying in Company

Flying in Company

Normalisation of Deviance, Weather, Human Factors, Safety, Aircraft

Last updated Friday 28 July, 2017

One of the great pleasures of flying in RAAus is the opportunity to fly with other pilots and aircraft owners... Whether it is just around the local airfield or in the local area, to a nearby location for a $100 hamburger, or a cross country trip to a remote and exotic location in Australia there is nothing like sharin

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