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ATPL Flight Planning exam Suspended

Old 12th Sep 2012, 02:15
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ATPL Flight Planning exam Suspended

Hi All,
Long time listener, first time caller. Studying ATPL Flight planning and went to book my exam on ASL exams yesterday but on their home page they have this message:

'Until further notice, the delivery of ATPL AFPA exams is on hold. For those candidates who have already booked, you will be contacted if your session changes.'

Did a PPRuNe search but to not avail.

Anyone know why this happened or what will happen with the exam?

Thanks in advance and hope I haven't posted this in the wrong forum.

Farmer Dan
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Old 12th Sep 2012, 03:15
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ring ASL and ask
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Old 12th Sep 2012, 03:24
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Already contacted them but they didnt even know the reason.
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Old 12th Sep 2012, 03:40
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Apparently they have run out of daft questions and are awaiting a resupply.
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Old 12th Sep 2012, 11:59
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Maybe they finally learnt that there really is such a thing as a stupid question.

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PS Sorry I don't have anything constructive to add. I know nothing of this issue.
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Old 12th Sep 2012, 12:51
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I recall hearing Noel Lamont say, years ago, something to the affect that, "any practical relevance of ATPL theory to the actual operation of an aeroplane is pure coincidence".
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Old 12th Sep 2012, 15:59
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I did my flight planning study with Noel
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Old 13th Sep 2012, 00:26
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Originally Posted by Checkboard
I did my flight planning study with Noel
Ditto, Nav as well. Circa '84 & '85. He was a top bloke. GREAT stories!
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Old 13th Sep 2012, 00:43
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"any practical relevance of ATPL theory to the actual operation of an aeroplane is pure coincidence"
Love it!

Does anyone know why the exam is down? I had planned to study flight planning next.
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Old 13th Sep 2012, 06:09
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Perhaps the long-awaited and much talked about change from the B727 to the B767 as the aircraft of choice is in the offing.

Especially now as they are slowly being phased out.

Just a thought - no special insight here.
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Old 13th Sep 2012, 06:50
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Love it Going from the 727 that hasn't operated RPT for what? The last 10 years? To a type that shortly wont be operating RPT
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Old 13th Sep 2012, 09:38
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Perhaps they should base the exam on the westwind.
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Old 13th Sep 2012, 09:41
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hahahhaha gold
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Old 14th Sep 2012, 11:33
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Yeah..........it was pretty good
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