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20th Feb 2012, 13:53
Replies: 13
Views: 2,518
Posted By billiboing

with regards to Tomahawks, the maximum all up...

with regards to Tomahawks, the maximum all up weight is higher than the Cessnas. Some people love Tomys, some hate them. Some people love Cessnas, and some people hate them.

I have had quite a...
6th Feb 2012, 18:25
Replies: 21
Views: 4,111
Posted By billiboing

Alternatives to the Cessna Aerobat

Looking at what alternatives there are to the Cessna Aerobat for a typical flight school. Most of the aerobats around have been aerobatted to heaven and back.

The criteria is it must be multi...
27th Jan 2012, 16:36
Replies: 18
Views: 4,150
Posted By billiboing

You can come and help us out if you want. we are...

You can come and help us out if you want. we are really busy as a flight school , and we can pay you in biccies, coffee, and the odd bit of flying!

We might be too far away tho. PM me if you want.
26th Jan 2012, 18:14
Replies: 33
Views: 5,165
Posted By billiboing

Thank you Helipad. Totally correct.

Thank you Helipad. Totally correct.
25th Jan 2012, 17:27
Replies: 33
Views: 5,165
Posted By billiboing

Easalimbo land (turn left at planet zog to find)

This is where the confusion has arisen.

At first there was a cut off date of 5th April 2012, but it has now been confirmed that NPPLs will continue to be issued for another 2 years- hence the...
24th Jan 2012, 21:33
Replies: 33
Views: 5,165
Posted By billiboing

Whopity What you say about UK Licences...

Whopity

What you say about UK Licences issued after 2012 will not be convertible to EASA licences is not true.

This has not been decided yet. I sat on a very boring meeting on Friday on the...
24th Jan 2012, 19:27
Replies: 33
Views: 5,165
Posted By billiboing

Wake up boys

Whopity- wake up man!

Yes you can do a PPL this way. the steps are;

1) NPPL motorglider
2) Differences training to NPPL single engine piston
3) NPPL to JAR/ EASA PPL

We know that a) NPPL...
18th Jan 2012, 14:03
Replies: 17
Views: 1,869
Posted By billiboing

If you find that persons number can you let me...

If you find that persons number can you let me have it!!!!

:ugh:
18th Jan 2012, 10:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,869
Posted By billiboing

Follow this! Glider Pilot Licence to NPPL...

Follow this!

Glider Pilot Licence to NPPL SLMG- MIN 10 hours plus Exams
NPPL SLMG to NPPL SEP 3 hours
NPPL to EASA PPL 10 hours-

TOTAL MIN = 23 HOURS


SILVER C to EASA PPL SEP= 35 hours
Forum: PPRuNe Bashes
17th Jan 2012, 20:23
Replies: 40
Views: 8,431
Posted By billiboing

6 from the Hinton Crowd please. Will try...

6 from the Hinton Crowd please.

Will try and muster the Kemble boys on top and let you know.

Ta Much
17th Jan 2012, 19:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,869
Posted By billiboing

Mark has been speaking to Andy Miller at the BGA...

Mark has been speaking to Andy Miller at the BGA as we can get no sense from FCL at the CAA

1) The routes are either- Glider Pilots Licence with XC Endorsement to NPPL (SLMG)
We are told by the...
16th Jan 2012, 18:43
Replies: 153
Views: 52,134
Posted By billiboing

Im not sure if most blondes will notice it is only 90% size!

I would like to wish Paul the very best with this project but have some reservations as to whether 12 will ever get built.

There is a video on the website going back to last April 2011 in which...
13th Jan 2012, 11:32
Replies: 61
Views: 5,941
Posted By billiboing

I stand to be corrected, but I believe you are...

I stand to be corrected, but I believe you are wrong sir re your hours training at a BGA club counting towards a EASA PPL. I had a long chat with the CAA with regards to the changes in the rules...
11th Jan 2012, 18:00
Replies: 153
Views: 38,771
Posted By billiboing

The flying club Kemble- now in administration.

Just for information- Pilot Flight Training from Hinton is currently going through all the legals with Cotswold Airport to take on the lease of the old Flying Club Kemble building and to operate from...
7th Dec 2011, 19:20
Replies: 14
Views: 26,453
Posted By billiboing

Mickey Kaye, You asked us to talk you...

Mickey Kaye,

You asked us to talk you through a PPL price.

Firstly we cheat.

We use motorgliders- Grob 109 and Dimona as well as Slingsby Venture for the basic training - their fuel burn...
5th Dec 2011, 11:07
Replies: 14
Views: 26,453
Posted By billiboing

Hinton Pilot flight Training Zero to NPPL...

Hinton Pilot flight Training

Zero to NPPL (SEP) 3520.00

Pay as you go- NO UPFRONT

Zero to JAR PPL (SEP) 4950

INC VAT, landing fees, ground exams, and either 32 or 45 hours.
Experienced...
2nd Dec 2011, 08:54
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By billiboing

PPR can be got from the phone numbers on...

PPR can be got from the phone numbers on hintonpft.co.uk

There is also a burger van on the airfield at the parachute school offering the bacon, egg, sausage fry up kind of menu and we really didnt...
1st Dec 2011, 19:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By billiboing

Review our new menu please.

Just starting to do food at the clubhouse at Hinton at weekends. First five aircraft to fly in, with ppr can have free food. Heres the menu;

Soups; 3 each

Tomato OR Butternut squash Soup, OR...
29th Nov 2011, 16:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,799
Posted By billiboing

Flying school aircraft are not under the remit of...

Flying school aircraft are not under the remit of a AOC but fall under the remit of a Registered Training Facility or as we are all transferring to under the remit of EASA to Approved Training...
28th Nov 2011, 20:14
Replies: 40
Views: 3,916
Posted By billiboing

WiSSSSO!

The way I remember is

WiND- Which way is wind blowing- if high enough remember there are more fields within gliding reach downwind than upwind!. Pick a field into wind!
Size- Look for the...
28th Nov 2011, 19:43
Replies: 13
Views: 3,200
Posted By billiboing

Personally Im more interested in your flying...

Personally Im more interested in your flying instructing abilities, but Ive been surprised at the lack of research most FIs do before coming to an interview. Do study the local airfields chart and...
28th Nov 2011, 14:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,799
Posted By billiboing

Fancy free flying?

No really. But there is a catch ( there always is!

Run a flying school and also have aircraft out of lease, and each week end up with aircraft stuck in the wrong places.

Looking for a...
21st Nov 2011, 22:39
Replies: 18
Views: 6,081
Posted By billiboing

Just been doing some cost comparisons with 18...

Just been doing some cost comparisons with 18 other flying schools around here- and taking the averages of the hire of a Pa28, dual, with one home based landing. There seems to be a wide variation,...
21st Nov 2011, 19:39
Replies: 119
Views: 22,486
Posted By billiboing

I undertsand the phrase the lady actually used...

I undertsand the phrase the lady actually used was a "total power failure".

Could this actually be an engine failure as opposed to an electrical failure and the press have interpreted it wrong???...
21st Nov 2011, 17:43
Replies: 18
Views: 6,081
Posted By billiboing

Hi Bouncibong, Been following this with...

Hi Bouncibong,

Been following this with interest- and have to declare a vested interest as I own the said club.

Just wanted to say thank you to all the guys that have said nice things about...
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