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Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

EASA license PC Expired

Hey guys, i have an EASA license which has lapsed since i have not done my MP and IR profficiency checks.
I live and work as a pilot in the US with an FAA license and have not been back to Europe to...
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Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

South Sweden School of Aeronautics in Malmö or ...

South Sweden School of Aeronautics in Malmö
or
Swesim in Stockholm
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Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

FAA to EASA conversion with prior 121 experience

I have a buddy of mine who is working in the US for a 121 carrier, he is thinking about moving back to Sweden and was wondering what the new regulations are.
With the old regulations i think that he...
Replies: 16
Views: 14,749
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

Re: 50North

You are partially right, or at least to my best knowledge. MC is not the sole owner of EFT. When i taught there 5 tears ago he was 1/3 or 1/4. I have just returned to Aviator so i don't know if that...
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Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

That is a complete BULL [email protected] Way to...

That is a complete BULL [email protected]
Way to exaggerated, no one has EVER paid EFT 50K and took 3 years to get a PPL.

You might not like the school, perhaps you went there and did not succeed in the...
Forum: Nordic Forum
19th Aug 2015, 12:03
Replies: 28
Views: 35,034
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

How did the interview go, i have one coming up? ...

How did the interview go, i have one coming up?
What kind of information did they provide you, was it for the ATR?
Replies: 1
Views: 1,876
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

http://www.faa.gov/pilots/training/atp/media/atp_c...

http://www.faa.gov/pilots/training/atp/media/atp_ctp_providers.pdf
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Views: 1,344
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

BARRIGADA TREND VECTOR AVIATION (671)...

BARRIGADA
TREND VECTOR AVIATION
(671) 473-4100

FARNBOROUGH, HAMPSHIRE
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL, UK LTD
44-1-252-554-599

LE BOURGET CEDEX
FLIGHT SAFETY SCHOOL
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Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

So are you saying that someone with 1. FAA CPL...

So are you saying that someone with
1. FAA CPL & IR
2. NO EASA CPL & IR
3. EASA ATPL theory

Can actually use the FAA/ICAO licenses to keep the EASA theory alive?
If so, do you have a reference...
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Views: 1,888
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

You are not going to find anything in Arlanda. ...

You are not going to find anything in Arlanda.

If you definitely need the DA42 your options are
1. SAA in Västerås Startsida | Scandinavian Aviation Academy (http://www.bfsaa.se/)
2 Diamond...
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Views: 4,781
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

First of all, try Aviator. Here is the deal,...

First of all, try Aviator.

Here is the deal, you will only be able to convert you ppl license. So you would be attending, ME, IR, CPL SE, CPL ME, CFI, CFII and MEI at their school, so there would...
Replies: 16
Views: 17,870
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

Not at all, They title of this thread talks...

Not at all,
They title of this thread talks about conversion not initial training.
I am about to start there in January and converting from FAA
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Views: 17,870
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

South Sweden School of Aeronautics is around...

South Sweden School of Aeronautics is around 5000€ for CPL SE, ME and IR. Plus examination fees @ about 600€/each
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Views: 7,463
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

I just finished my ATPL Theory in June and let me...

I just finished my ATPL Theory in June and let me tell you what a joke that whole thing is.

Not only that, what strikes me is the inefficient way the regulations are.
Where are you supposed to...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

To convert Canadian to FAA is very simple. ...

To convert Canadian to FAA is very simple.
There is an conversion agreement between the two countries.
You need to pass a very simple written test and a practical test.

As for EASA conversion...
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Views: 1,766
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

Thanks will call them in about 1 hour

Thanks will call them in about 1 hour
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Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

I need to do a proficiency check every two years ...

I need to do a proficiency check every two years
and once a year i need to do an IR re-validation flight.

My question was if i could do that in the US.
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Views: 1,766
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

i was pretty sure i could to the biannual cpl...

i was pretty sure i could to the biannual cpl currency there, not so sure about the instrument part.
I know you cannot train EASA Instrument in the US, but i was not sure about just being current.
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Views: 1,766
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

EASA CPL and instrument currency

Is is possible to keep current while living in the US?
Or do i have to fly over to Europe once a year for my instrument and every other year for my cpl?
Replies: 10
Views: 3,012
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

Bull... You can get the ATPLs for £1399 at...

Bull...

You can get the ATPLs for £1399 at CATS.
The conversion can be done in various places in Europe for around £4000.
MCC in Germany for £1800

Then there are examination fees and...
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Views: 935
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

Quick update on my ATPLs experiences

So, i just finished my ATPLs. I am finally done. I've gained 15kg and lost all of my hair in the process.
All first time pass. Total average score at 93.5%
Here is a quick recap of what i've done...
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Views: 2,325
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

I have done that trip twice, though in a BE76 not...

I have done that trip twice, though in a BE76 not a C172.
One thing to consider is the elevation. We had to be at 12000feet at some points.
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Views: 20,556
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

I did not do the pro program and i know that they...

I did not do the pro program and i know that they used to do OPT after their training, but that was when the J-1 visa existed. I am not sure about the new regulations and F-1 visa, you would need to...
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Views: 20,556
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

actually the VISA that was issued to me was for a...

actually the VISA that was issued to me was for a total of 5 years...
Yes you are right, you would be in the US for 3 years at aviator in their college program. 2 years of study, where you will be...
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Views: 20,556
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

If you do the college course you will not be...

If you do the college course you will not be eligible for OPT until you are done, which is after 2 years.
Replies: 16
Views: 4,147
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

True, but he would loose out on training and it...

True, but he would loose out on training and it would still cost him more than it would with 61.
He would get a lot less multi time, since the majority of 141 CPL is done on single engine. Not many...
Replies: 16
Views: 4,147
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

You will need 250 before you can go for checkride...

You will need 250 before you can go for checkride on either CPL single or multi, so you would need to budget for minimum of 252 (recommended to budget for 270) before you are done with all of them
Replies: 33
Views: 20,556
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

Quick reply from one that actually went to Aviator

Do not listen to most people on here, many have not actually studied at Aviator.
There are many pros and many cons as with any flight school anywhere in the world.
The fleet is old and many planes...
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Views: 1,553
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

I averaged 80-100 hours per month, you will...

I averaged 80-100 hours per month, you will probably start instructing when you are close to 300 hours, so i would say around 15 months.
13th Sep 2012, 08:03
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Views: 23,423
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

I am not going to talk about what i think of P2F,...

I am not going to talk about what i think of P2F, but i looked at their website and saw numerous spelling errors and bad phraseology, makes me think if this is legit.
Looks like the Chinese and...
6th Sep 2012, 04:58
Replies: 10
Views: 2,269
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

And since you are only 22 lets add one more...

And since you are only 22 lets add one more option...
Make sure you study hard which leads to either a phd or a degree/experience in a field where you would get sponsored.
28th Aug 2012, 21:16
Replies: 46
Views: 38,620
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

RE: Chorse

Here is the link
https://talentsplace.recruitmentplatform.com/syndication1/luxair/internet/details.html?nPostingTargetID=609&ID=QXHFK026203F3VBQB8M8M79BL

But i have a question for you.
If you...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

Seriously!!! Why make it difficult! A person...

Seriously!!! Why make it difficult!

A person goes to on campus ground school and listens to speaker XXX talk.
Record one full course and sell it online.
Provide distance learners with the...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

RE: Paco

I honestly think that you and everyone else who reasons that way are missing some points.
Don't worry to much about the illegal copying, since everyone who is going for ATPLs still have to be...
Replies: 59
Views: 20,186
Posted By Johnny Bekkestad

So Maroon, What did you fail for? You have yet...

So Maroon,
What did you fail for? You have yet to told us.
You indicated it had to do something with taxying?
I know many reasons, and valid that people fail for,
Not getting the weather, not...
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