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Forum: Rotorheads
25th Nov 2018, 07:50
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By Gordon Bennet

Helicopter Services Moving?

Rumour control is saying that they will be in White Waltham by the end of the month - any confirmation?

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Posted By Gordon Bennet

CAPT have a base at Prestwick. G

CAPT have a base at Prestwick.

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Replies: 22
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gordon Bennet

PPL Q & A by Phil Croucher? Also EASA Private...

PPL Q & A by Phil Croucher? Also EASA Private Pilot Studies.
Replies: 19
Views: 2,944
Posted By Gordon Bennet

Bristol are not the only game in town for...

Bristol are not the only game in town for distance learning, and I don't believe they do full time in any case - that would require special approval. Pro Pilot used to do something with distance...
31st May 2018, 09:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By Gordon Bennet

The CPL at CAPT (capt.gs (http://www.capt.gs)) is...

The CPL at CAPT (capt.gs (http://www.capt.gs)) is 800

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17th Aug 2017, 13:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By Gordon Bennet

That's not a school, it's a question database -...

That's not a school, it's a question database - they cannot sign you off for exams, unless you have over 1500 PIC on multi-engined aircraft, where you can self-certify - 6000 hours total is not quite...
Replies: 12
Views: 5,372
Posted By Gordon Bennet

Oxford were bought out by CAE who got rid of most...

Oxford were bought out by CAE who got rid of most of the people who made it good and increased the number of students.

But neither are the only game in town....
Replies: 19
Views: 4,395
Posted By Gordon Bennet

"Why would it go into more detail than it needs...

"Why would it go into more detail than it needs to?"

It might be useful if you want to pass a tech interview. Saw one recently. It was painful.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2016, 04:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By Gordon Bennet

Are there many outside UK? There are UK schools...

Are there many outside UK? There are UK schools with bases outside UK if that's what you want. Do you already have a PPL(H) or CPL(H)?

Standards Document 31 from the UK CAA will give you a list of...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2016, 13:39
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By Gordon Bennet

CAPT do the TK conversion as well, and probably...

CAPT do the TK conversion as well, and probably CATS. Standards Doc 31 from the CAA will list all the schools. Be sure that the school concerned actually has an approved conversion course, and is not...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,983
Posted By Gordon Bennet

It wasn't quite like that :) However, I'm...

It wasn't quite like that :)

However, I'm not sure whether CTC have the time or inclination to pursue DL. Standards Document 31 should be able to tell you, or even try ringing them up?

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Replies: 6
Views: 1,983
Posted By Gordon Bennet

I don't believe CTC does distance learning, or...

I don't believe CTC does distance learning, or that any DL school uses pad pilot notes. They all seem to use their own.

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25th Aug 2016, 14:17
Replies: 2
Views: 3,610
Posted By Gordon Bennet

If you want to look at the EASA syllabus, the...

If you want to look at the EASA syllabus, the Oxford books are out of date these days - I haven't heard of any plans to update them. The new Jeppesen stuff is just awful and not recommended.

The...
Replies: 9
Views: 3,330
Posted By Gordon Bennet

To quote John Ruskin: "When you pay too...

To quote John Ruskin:

"When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you
bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do."

Having said that, you can...
Replies: 9
Views: 3,330
Posted By Gordon Bennet

But they are not the only game in town....... ...

But they are not the only game in town.......

Standards Document 31 from the CAA gives you the complete list. As with all schools, check them all out to see which ones you are comfortable with.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 7,797
Posted By Gordon Bennet

There is a thread about the Jeppesen books that...

There is a thread about the Jeppesen books that mentions this. http://www.pprune.org/professional-pilot-training-includes-ground-studies/581963-jeppesen-atpl-books-2008-they-outdated.html

To save...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,416
Posted By Gordon Bennet

You need an update - there have been a lot of...

You need an update - there have been a lot of questions added since then! Especially with Ops! Unless you can self-certify, you will need a school anyway and they will provide notes for you.

On...
14th Jun 2016, 16:44
Replies: 5
Views: 2,946
Posted By Gordon Bennet

It's not just the schools but the authorities you...

It's not just the schools but the authorities you have to consider. For example, there are some who are being deliberately obstructive to foreign pilots. High on the list of the good ones would be...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,542
Posted By Gordon Bennet

I would be very surprised if there were any...

I would be very surprised if there were any differences.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,368
Posted By Gordon Bennet

You need to check that the TK school concerned...

You need to check that the TK school concerned can specifically teach bridging courses - they are separate from the proper ATPL courses.

Unless you can self-certify you need an ATO, so you may as...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Feb 2016, 03:55
Replies: 4
Views: 2,112
Posted By Gordon Bennet

Hmmm. Engine failure, blade cuts off tail boom...

Hmmm. Engine failure, blade cuts off tail boom during the landing. I guess that would be precautionary.

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Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2016, 09:10
Replies: 3
Views: 2,263
Posted By Gordon Bennet

They lost the contract, and will soon be out of...

They lost the contract, and will soon be out of Fairoaks I believe. The reason why is a giveaway in the name of the new owners - Airfield Develeopments.

I also heard that there was a jetbox...
Replies: 55
Views: 34,938
Posted By Gordon Bennet

Would that be one who has been getting rid of...

Would that be one who has been getting rid of good staff? :E

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Replies: 30
Views: 13,630
Posted By Gordon Bennet

That must be it, then - he muttered somethimg...

That must be it, then - he muttered somethimg about "last intake".
Replies: 30
Views: 13,630
Posted By Gordon Bennet

Aren't they closing down soon? Somebody I...

Aren't they closing down soon? Somebody I recruited mentioned it.
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