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Old 14th Aug 2019, 09:32
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Post IR?

Hi, can anyone throw some light on this.
In EASA part cat it states that you need 100hrs IFR in order to fly a single pilot ifr commercial flight. Given that as you leave training with a shiny IR you have around 10hrs IFR flight time how do most guys progress onshore? Obviously, offshore is all twin crew (easa land anyway) but not much twin crew onshore work about.
I'm probably missing something but any thoughts appreciated.

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Old 14th Aug 2019, 12:12
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Very difficult, Hence the offshore co-pilot position
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Old 14th Aug 2019, 12:56
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It comes as a surprise to me that 10 hours IFR flight time can get you an IFR ticket.
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Old 14th Aug 2019, 13:39
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EASA IR is 50 hr course. 40 in the sim and 10 in the aircraft hence the 10hrs flight time.
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Old 14th Aug 2019, 15:11
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In the old days night flying was IFR so that helped!
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Old 14th Aug 2019, 19:23
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Originally Posted by misterbonkers View Post
In the old days night flying was IFR so that helped!
Helped what? You can fly IFR in day CAVOK.
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Old 14th Aug 2019, 19:41
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Simples - you donít have to be VMC whilst flying IFR.
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Old 14th Aug 2019, 19:43
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Simples - you can fly VMC under IFR.
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Old 14th Aug 2019, 20:03
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212man - you missed my point, sorry I wasn't clear; newly qualified CPLs have the privilege to fly at night so, even before you got an IR, you could log IFR time.

Otherwise, to go IFR in our part of the world, you needed an IR!
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Old 15th Aug 2019, 00:10
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Originally Posted by Hogstaar View Post
Simples - you can fly VMC under IFR.
So when it comes to going IMC, whilst you have done 100 hours VMC, guess whats going to happen
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Old 15th Aug 2019, 06:25
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So when it comes to going IMC, whilst you have done 100 hours VMC, guess whats going to happen
yes, nobody tells you it's bumpy and gusty inside the cloud Comes as quite a shock to some.
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