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Old 18th Mar 2021, 18:21
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It was 11hrs for me post GFT before I took my first passenger. It was my father, so at least it would have been a family matter if it went pear shaped! I also did the R22 safety course before taking him up. Considering that course was in 1998, I still remember aspects of it vivedly! Great course. The first 100hrs post GFT were taken up with 94 flights (I kept the heli off-field for some months whilst hour building and had to do some little hops to the local airfield to refuel) and 19 of them involved passengers and 28 confined area.

This accident highlights the 'pilot's attitude to flying as much as anything and maybe the instruction and initiation into the responsibilities of flying were lacking.

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