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Posted By tobster911

PPL(TMG) Motor Glider Hours

Hello all,
I'm sure I already know the answer, but if I have a TMG on my PPL, can I fly a motor glider and use those hours towards my CPL commencement hours? As in, you need 100 hours to start CPL,...
12th Dec 2017, 19:25
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Posted By tobster911

Good to hear it seems like a good choice of...

Good to hear it seems like a good choice of aircraft. Having spoken to the group chairman this evening it sounds like over the last 10-15 years it hasn't wanted for anything.
Only about half the...
12th Dec 2017, 16:21
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Posted By tobster911

C172 Share

Good Afternoon, long time since my last post.

I'm looking at buying a share in a C172. All costs seem very reasonable to me, but just a couple of questions as it's my first foray into any kind of...
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Posted By tobster911

Can anyone tell me: My parent's have agreed to...

Can anyone tell me:
My parent's have agreed to act as a guarantor for a large loan, however, will not put the house up as collateral. Are there any loan providers that would do this, as in, lend me...
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Posted By tobster911

Hi Negan, Thank you. I've got my PPL and am...

Hi Negan,

Thank you. I've got my PPL and am just trying to think of the best way around it all. I may commence my ATPL with BGS on a distance study basis coupled with just renting an aircraft and...
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Posted By tobster911

Part time modular training

Hello all,
I'm thinking of taking out a loan to finance my training via the modular route, however, I will continue working full time in order to pay off the loan, and fly at weekends.

Does...
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Posted By tobster911

Financing The Training

Now that BBVA have stopped doing pilot loans, what other providers are there?

Thank you
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Posted By tobster911

Fair enough. Sorry, APC? So if I left my...

Fair enough. Sorry, APC?
So if I left my school with an MCC/JOC, I'd have to do it again with them? :(
Indeed, I was pretty happy with that

Thank you
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Posted By tobster911

Type Rating Costs

Hello All,
I'm now seriously looking at my training options (going modular) as I believe I now have the money to start.
Something I've just thought about though is the cost of a Type Rating. I...
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Posted By tobster911

Is ATPL(F) Needed

Good afternoon,
Just a quick question really. As I understand it, a (f)ATPL is not really any use until it becomes unfrozen, and therefore a proper ATPL which allows you to be PIC. Does this mean...
8th Sep 2017, 14:40
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Posted By tobster911

So, realisitcally, AvGas at 2 per litre...

So, realisitcally, AvGas at 2 per litre (roughly) so 30 ph for fuel, maybe 40 if it's 100HP? Oil change probably 5 times a year (based on usage and an estimated 200-300 hours pa)? Cost of that...
8th Sep 2017, 13:31
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Posted By tobster911

Ah yes, I was under the impression that they were...

Ah yes, I was under the impression that they were cheap to run and, as such, gliding clubs loved them? The place I'm looking in to is actually a gliding club who only operate part time and will be...
8th Sep 2017, 11:47
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Posted By tobster911

Eurofox

I'm potentially looking in to buying a share in a Eurofox aircraft (tricyle undercarriage, not the microlight version). Just wondered if anyone had any experience in roughly how much one of these...
28th Jul 2017, 09:38
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Posted By tobster911

My first flights I was scared half to death. I...

My first flights I was scared half to death. I still sometimes feel a little uneasy in turbulence, but it does get much better. You'll soon realise that it's nothing to worry about and if you relax a...
14th Jul 2017, 13:28
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Posted By tobster911

The cheapest way is to hand your credit card to...

The cheapest way is to hand your credit card to your significant other and ensure they don't allow you to spend any money on flying. You will spend thousands learning, hundreds on getting the right...
21st Jun 2017, 08:30
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Posted By tobster911

Absolutely tragic, I wonder what went wrong?

Absolutely tragic, I wonder what went wrong?
6th Jun 2017, 10:03
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Posted By tobster911

If you're in London, I second Elstree or Biggin...

If you're in London, I second Elstree or Biggin Hill. If you're just citing London because it's relatively close, you may need to say exactly where you are. For example, North Essex, I'd recommend...
19th May 2017, 11:40
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Posted By tobster911

Haha, love it. I learned in a DR400, HR200 and a...

Haha, love it. I learned in a DR400, HR200 and a C172 (Majority of hours in the HR200). When I converted onto the PA28, I was told I'd need 2 hours, 1 hour in the circuit, and 1 hour doing upper air...
4th May 2017, 15:29
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Posted By tobster911

Sadly very true. It all depends on how deep your...

Sadly very true. It all depends on how deep your pockets are. I reckon the 'average' private pilot, assuming they only fly for leisure (i.e no hour building or require to progress onto different...
4th May 2017, 07:58
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Posted By tobster911

Crash One - He should be able to fly it no...

Crash One - He should be able to fly it no problem, and be able to land it etc etc, but I just wanted to clarify the legalities of it. Now I know :)

Thank you all muchly
1st May 2017, 14:00
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Posted By tobster911

No problem, quite possibly :)

No problem, quite possibly :)
1st May 2017, 13:33
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Posted By tobster911

Haha, sorry, I don't know you anyway :p Ah OK,...

Haha, sorry, I don't know you anyway :p
Ah OK, fair enough. Best of luck :)
1st May 2017, 12:27
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Posted By tobster911

Thank you :) This does make a lot of sense. The...

Thank you :) This does make a lot of sense. The insurance side I believe is well looked after here though, though I could be wrong. I'm trying to wrap my head around this as it seems there's problems...
1st May 2017, 12:11
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Posted By tobster911

Did you learn at Earls Colne by any chance?...

Did you learn at Earls Colne by any chance? Thinking of joining the TB10 group there?
1st May 2017, 11:44
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Posted By tobster911

Thought that would be the case haha, just...

Thought that would be the case haha, just wondered if you had, might make it easier to explain :p
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