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squire
8th Apr 2004, 00:24
THIS (http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=101660) really is a compulsory read with an aviation theme even!:}

Boss Raptor
8th Apr 2004, 01:12
Well as someone who past all exams and flight tests (nearly) 1st time via the instructor route to UK CPL/IR with a 5 year debt of 56,000...dont quite see see the funny side and dare I say it can empathise with the individual concerned...change the reason...not the result :hmm:

squire
8th Apr 2004, 01:19
Perhaps if I give you more (http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=103124&highlight=lenaghan) Background Boss you may get a little more amusement.;)

Boss Raptor
8th Apr 2004, 01:25
Yeah well ok but in the UK when I sat my exams in the 80's you had to prove you had successfully attended/studied a CPL/ATPL ground school course prior to taking the UK exams and you had to provide firm ID such as Passport...so theoretically the detailed abuse from NZ would not have been possible...shame as I would have been the Einstein of CPL exams if it were...and a whole lot richer :E

squire
8th Apr 2004, 01:31
Absolutely its one of the major headaches for student loans when you get someone saying ...................
"Money is not a problem. I will spend what I have to to get my (pilot's) licence - even if it takes all the government's money," Lenaghan told the Star-Times.

"I'm not worried about paying the money back. I don't even think about it." :\