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Old 15th Nov 2018, 16:53
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Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Essex
Posts: 585
1.UK ATPL, US CPL Multi engined (Airplane and Seaplane). Silver C Gliding 1966. All medically lapsed!


3.October 1963 Ka2 glider!

4.Fun then Career
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 21:56
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Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: West Coast Canada
Posts: 4,109
ATPL SMELS, Glider Pilot License. Flight Instructor and Aerobatic Instructor Ratings for both aeroplanes and gliders

TT 7600

October 1977, Cessna 150

Fun, then commercial, then government, but always kept active in General Aviation
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 22:58
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Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 366
  1. PPL(A)
  2. 293
  3. Trial flight was 3 June 2001, Cessna 172M ZK-DXO (first actual lesson (Effects of Controls) was 3 years later in a C152 Aerobat ZK-EJZ)
  4. For fun (I get paid far more money in my IT career than I would ever make in aviation)
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Old 16th Nov 2018, 02:33
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Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Stag Lane
Age: 50
Posts: 74
CPL(A) with the usual trimmings.
TT 2000+
June 1999. PA-28-161 VH-EWZ. YMPC.
Initially career flying. Now a desk based career, but the job requires the aviation qualifications. These days flying is just for fun and beer money.
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Old 16th Nov 2018, 03:32
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Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: FL, USA
Posts: 2,767
2. 11,500 hrs TT
3. Somewhere in 91 in a Piper Traumahawk.
Switched schools and finished up in a Pa-18-150
which is a proper airplane.
4. Career and a little fun on the side
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Old 16th Nov 2018, 08:57
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Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Dorset, UK
Age: 62
Posts: 349
18/6/78 PA28
To go places
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Old 16th Nov 2018, 11:15
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Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Age: 60
Posts: 4,917
CPL(A) "SMELS" (which in Transport Canada code stands for "Single & Multi Engined, Land and Sea"), & PPL(H)
7300 hours
1975, Cessna 150 (I liked it so much, I have never not flown them, and have owned one for 31 years now)
Just for fun now....
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Old 16th Nov 2018, 11:41
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Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: The Twain
Posts: 199
PPL then ATPL now PPL
Slingsby T31 glider, 1963
Fun then career now back to fun. It's been a great ride.
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Old 16th Nov 2018, 13:26
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Join Date: May 2016
Location: Arizona
Posts: 70
1. ATP(A), ATP(H), CPL(G), AGI, A&P, I.A. (FAA Master Pilot, 57 years.)
2. 12,000+
3. 1959, Aeronca 7AC
4. Flew Army (Vietnam), civil helicopter, bush pilot, corporate, etc. Now just own and fly aerobatics for fun.
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Old 17th Nov 2018, 06:41
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Join Date: Dec 1998
Location: Escapee from Ultima Thule
Posts: 4,271
1. Australia: ATPL(A), lapsed IR, lapsed Gr.1 ME instructor rating incl. aerobatic instructor
UK: ATPL(A) + IR, both lapsed
2. 8800
3. June 1983. C152
4. Career
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Old 17th Nov 2018, 07:35
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Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Here
Posts: 1,832
  1. FAA & EASA CPL A & H
  2. +/- 3500h.
  3. 1985 Chipmunk, Yayy! Good to see some Blaniks in the list - my first solo in 1988 was in a Blanik!
  4. Fun then Career, now fun and career.
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Old 17th Nov 2018, 09:07
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Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: In an ever changing place
Posts: 1,035
1. UK EASA ATPL (A), FAA ATPL (A). SEP MEP IR Instructor.
2. Somewhere around 13000h
3. 1983 for first lesson in a Blanik, 1983 first solo in a Blanik.
4. Fun then career, now still career and fun with my own aircraft.
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Old 20th Nov 2018, 11:31
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Do I come here often?
Posts: 896
17 500 (excluding 800 gliding)
1978 Tiger Moth
Fun, then career, now career and fun and still regret selling my 1974 C150, but also have a LAA single seat flutterby that reminds me of the start of it all.

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Old 29th Nov 2018, 12:37
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Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Yorkshire
Posts: 1
2. 207
3. 2007 Waterford Airport Tecnam P2002-JF
4. Fun but now working on making it a Career
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Old 29th Nov 2018, 17:48
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Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Age: 60
Posts: 4,917
Welcome Ben,

As you can see already there is a breadth of experience here, all people contributing to our community....
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Old 30th Nov 2018, 06:12
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Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: Oop North, UK
Posts: 3,063

1. ATPL (plus instructor rating)
2. 21k+
3. 1972 - Kirby Cadet glider (though AEF in dH Chipmunk prior to this)
4. Career - but always flown for fun as well.
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Old 6th Dec 2018, 13:58
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Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 21
1)CPL/IR, SEP, MEP, FI(A),Examiner
3)1993 C152
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Old 6th Dec 2018, 14:47
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Join Date: May 2017
Location: GB
Posts: 22
2) 58
3) 2009 (I think) in an IS28 Glider
4) Fun, with an aim to move into a career
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Old 6th Dec 2018, 18:30
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Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Warwick
Posts: 197
1 Gliding 2 diamonds
2 1500 hrs
3 1986 Blanik glider
4 Pure enjoyment, tried to retire twice failed both times
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Old 7th Dec 2018, 07:22
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Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Plumpton Green
Age: 77
Posts: 1,035
2. 1100
3. 1985, Quicksilver MX II
4. Just fo fun.
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