Professional Pilot Training (includes ground studies) A forum for those on the steep path to that coveted professional licence. Whether studying for the written exams, training for the flight tests or building experience here's where you can hang out.

Expired ATPL exams

Old 18th May 2015, 11:56
  #1 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Liverpool
Posts: 2
Expired ATPL exams

Just wanted to give abit of advice to people who may have been in a similar situation as me.

I did my ATPL exams in 2008 but didn't manage to complete my IR and my ATPL exams expired.

I found it very difficult trying to find out what i needed to do, after several emails to the CAA, i found out that i didn't need to complete the whole course again (no classroom study required), i just had to re-take the exams.

Now here is the problem, the CAA say i don't need to complete any further training, or classroom study but i need to go thought a school to be put forward for the exams.

Every school i phoned said i need to signup for a new course at a cost of ,
until i phoned Bristol Ground school, they where very understanding and we came to an agreement so that i didn't have to pay for a new course, instead i paid a small fee for access to there question bank, an they registered my as a student, and just left me alone to get on with the exams.

I have just re-taken all 14 exams again, in 2 sitting, been honest i didn't find them too difficult, there is some new content compared to the last time i did them, and i am actually happy i did re-take them as i had forgotten alot of stuff that i will need for my IR and it was a nice re-fresher.

If when you did your ATPL's you learnt the content properly and you didn't just leaned the questions from the question bank, you wont find it difficult at all to re-take them.

I hope this help people who might be in a similar situation as me, not not sure what to do.
richiej053 is offline  
Old 19th May 2015, 14:29
  #2 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: c
Posts: 96
hi richie, thanks for the update and info . i did mine back in 2008 as well , they have expired, not sure what i am going to do . especially at the age of forty.
macflea is offline  
Old 24th May 2015, 14:44
  #3 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Liverpool
Posts: 2
Just go for it...

I don't like having regrets so i would say to just go for it!
richiej053 is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.