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Old 14th Nov 2018, 19:15
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Just being nosy.

Questions

1. What licence do you have, or are you working towards?
2. How many hours do you have in your log book?
3. When was your first flying lesson and in what?
4. Career or just for fun?

Me?

1. NPPL (M)
2. 5 (ha ha)
3. August 2018 in a glider.
4. Just for fun!

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Old 14th Nov 2018, 21:08
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1. PPL, NPPL (SSEA), NPPL (M)
2. Just over 200 microlight and Group A (mostly Gp A)
3. July 2018 in an EV97 Eurostar microlight
4. To feed the addiction! (Fun)
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Old 14th Nov 2018, 21:14
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Nice idea.

1. NPPL (SSEA), PPL(A) and just started Night Rating
2. Approx 90 - about 30 on Ikarus C42 and 60ish on PA28
3. 2011 on a Cessna 172
4. Just for fun!
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Old 14th Nov 2018, 22:36
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FAA CPL IR
Appx.1500
1994 in 152
To view from above my little part of god's own country without the burdensome company of other members of the human race.
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 06:28
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Oh go on then...

UK PPL, FAA PPL EASA ATPL
24,400
Sept 1972 Cessna 150 (it's still flying !!)
Fun then career now fun again
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 08:18
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1. UK & FAA PPL, Night, IMC (Lapsed)
2. 950
3. First PPL Lesson in July 1994, Cessna 152. First ever lesson, Air Cadet Grob 103 at Upavon 1993
4. Fun!
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 09:19
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1. PPL(A)
2. 100
3. 2015 in a Grob 115
4. Strictly just for fun!
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 09:25
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EASA PPL(A), IR(R) and night, 600hrs approx
april 2001 in a Tomahawk
just for fun
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 09:39
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PPL A
1850
1969 C150 Bankstown.
Pleasure and ownership under PFA/LAA.
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 10:24
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ATPL(A), CPL(H)/IR
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1981 in a PA28
Career (now part-time) AND fun...fly helicopter at work and LAA permit a/c and SSDR at play
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 11:05
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PPL & glider
About 3000
1972 Blanik glider
fun
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 11:22
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Just to satisfy the nosy:

1. PPL (plus rusty various glider instructor stuff)
2. 3440 power
3. 1984 Blanik
4. Fun & meeting others like-minded.
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 12:33
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CPL/IR(R)/CRI, rated a bunch of stuff. Working to get the same ratings with FAA and a full IR - also just added aerobatics.
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Bulldog T1, 1990
Aviation Career and a commercial pilot's licence - but not a career pilot, and have never stopped flying for fun.

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Old 15th Nov 2018, 12:55
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1. What licence do you have, or are you working towards?
2. How many hours do you have in your log book?
3. When was your first flying lesson and in what?
4. Career or just for fun?

1. NPPL (M)
2. 15 hours (2 solo)
3. 4th June 2017 - Eurostar EV97
4. FUN
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 13:08
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1. What licence do you have, or are you working towards?
GPL + Silver C, NPPL(SLMG), LAPL(A) TMG, currently working towards upgrading to a full PPL(A)
2. How many hours do you have in your log book?
Around 90 hours on gliders (just under 60 as P1). 21 hours on motorgldiers (6 P1) and 6 hour PU/T on aeroplanes.
3. When was your first flying lesson and in what?
A trial at Shobon in a Cessna, some years ago (before I started gliding). First glider lesson was in a Twin Acro, also at Shobdon.
4. Career or just for fun?
Just for fun.

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Old 15th Nov 2018, 13:18
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1. Gliding 'C' Certificate and Air Cadet G1 (both well lapsed.); PPL(A)
2. About 400.
3. Oct 1964, Slingsby T21b Sedburgh (gliders); Oct 1971 Cessna 150 (powered)
4. Fun but when NATS sent me on a PPL course they said it was because I might be required to fly as part of my air traffic control duties.
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 13:57
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1. Gliding A & C (don't think its lapsed though issue date was 1970 but definitely out of currency by about 15 yrs) UK PPL(A) & FAA PPL (OTBO)
2. about 400 last flew DA-40 on 11/11/18
3. Slingsby Cadet Mk III (1970) & Chippie about 1969
4. For the joy of flight in all its guises.
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 14:01
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1. Was EASA PPL(A), but now LAPL
2. 700
3. PA28 Nov 2001
4. Pure enjoyment
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 14:02
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1. PPL(A)
2. 550ish (but only about 400 since i got my ppl in 1991)
3. 1989 Bulldog T1
4. Just for fun
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 17:32
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1. What licence do you have, or are you working towards?
2. How many hours do you have in your log book?
3. When was your first flying lesson and in what?
4. Career or just for fun?

1. FAA ATPL
2. 2500
3. May 1981 C152
4. Fun, Career, Fun

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