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Posted By Odai

This would be a vast improvement IMO in the way...

This would be a vast improvement IMO in the way the exams are run, it would go a long way to ensuring candidates have actually understood the material. The current system is a joke in that as long as...
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Posted By Odai

CTC acquired ProPilot last year, including their...

CTC acquired ProPilot last year, including their distance learning programme. Not sure however whether the learning materials are the same (just rebranded) or not.
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Posted By Odai

Thanks for the input guys, much appreciated.

Thanks for the input guys, much appreciated.
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Posted By Odai

I notice some employers in the airline industry...

I notice some employers in the airline industry insist on the provision of a "flight school report". Any issues in this regard with it being a small outfit?
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Posted By Odai

When I did my ATPLs (finished summer 2015), it...

When I did my ATPLs (finished summer 2015), it was a real pain to work so hard to properly understand all the material (even as a Physics undergrad) and yet get significantly lower averages across...
7th Aug 2016, 02:26
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Posted By Odai

I'm a Muslim myself and I don't see any issue...

I'm a Muslim myself and I don't see any issue with it as long as he/she eats sensibly while the sun is down (not gorging themselves at sunset and ensuring lots of slow digesting complex carbs and...
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Posted By Odai

I am looking at doing my CPL/IR here next summer...

I am looking at doing my CPL/IR here next summer - any other feedback from recent students? Are there any issues associated with it being a smaller/less well known FTO?
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Posted By Odai

BillieBob - are you certain an MEIR is only valid...

BillieBob - are you certain an MEIR is only valid on ME aeroplanes? I thought it was only the SEIR that was limited to SE aeroplanes, but that the MEIR could be used on both ME and SE?
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Posted By Odai

I did most of my exams there last year, as others...

I did most of my exams there last year, as others have said there is an excellent Premier Inn just across the road and that is where I stayed.

You just walk into the main Learndirect building,...
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Posted By Odai

Spreading out ATPL exams

Hello

In January of this year I started an ATPL distance learning course (3 modules), sitting the exams for the first module at the CAA in April 2014. At the time I started, due to personal...
8th Oct 2014, 00:28
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Posted By Odai

xrayalpha, thanks for that - clears things up for...

xrayalpha, thanks for that - clears things up for me. :p

Looks like I confused 'two-way contact' with 'two-way radio contact' - I should know better given I did my PPL training at an airfield with...
3rd Oct 2014, 23:50
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Posted By Odai

As far as I understand it's just there to protect...

As far as I understand it's just there to protect traffic on/around the aerodrome.

I think you always need to be in two-way radio contact with the ATSU if inside the ATZ, and if the ATSU is an ATC...
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Posted By Odai

Questions on maintaining MEIR and MEP ratings

Hello,

I am currently in the process of CPL hour building and studying for the ATPL exams.

Due to my circumstances, my CPL/IR/MEP training will be quite spread out with 1/2 years between my...
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Posted By Odai

Can I just add that I think you can keep your...

Can I just add that I think you can keep your MEIR current without renewing your MEP?

You would obviously lose MEP privileges but so long as you keep renewing your MEIR in a MEP aircraft (or sim...
11th Jul 2014, 22:47
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Posted By Odai

Severe Wake Turbulence Encounter Video

Hello,

Apologies if this has been posted before. Thought it would be helpful to share this video of a severe wake turbulence encounter in a C172 (first couple of minutes or so):

Severe Wake...
22nd Jun 2014, 17:33
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Posted By Odai

From what I understand, you seem to portray...

From what I understand, you seem to portray flying out of small strips as a negative point but I would suggest it is in fact the opposite.

I did all my PPL training at Barton, near Manchester. I...
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Posted By Odai

Does anyone know if Manchester is likely to be on...

Does anyone know if Manchester is likely to be on the list of new exam centres too?
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Posted By Odai

Thanks again for the help guys. I have...

Thanks again for the help guys.


I have only looked at airline recruitment pages for the purpose of understanding the general requirements for modular cadets. When I refer to airlines stipulating...
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Posted By Odai

Many thanks both of you for your advice. ...

Many thanks both of you for your advice.


Any ideas on how it is likely to affect job prospects?


I have seen airlines stipulate that the CPL and IR are to be completed at the same FTO, but...
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Posted By Odai

Gap between completing CPL and IR course

Hello,


I am currently studying for the ATPL theoretical exams, and am trying to make a plan for completing the CPL/IR course.


Due to study/work commitments, I may have to do the CPL and the...
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Posted By Odai

Thanks RTN11. Can you confirm it's the ME-IR as...

Thanks RTN11. Can you confirm it's the ME-IR as well as the SE-IR that can be renewed without a current MEP rating? I've had a search through CAP 804, but can't find any specific reference to an MEP...
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Posted By Odai

RTN11, do you know if a current MEP rating is...

RTN11, do you know if a current MEP rating is required to maintain the currency of an (SPA) ME-IR? Or is it enough to simply pass the IR revalidation in a multi-engine aircraft every year without...
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Posted By Odai

IIRC, those on the OAA Integrated course have the...

IIRC, those on the OAA Integrated course have the option to train some extra hours to fulfil the requirements for the issue of an SEP rating, it doesn't come as standard though - they have to pay...
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Posted By Odai

Long gaps between training and employment?

Hello,


I recently started on a distance learning course for the ATPL theory examinations. I aim to go the whole way and obtain the ME-CPL/ME-IR.

My question relates to the timing of my...
19th Dec 2013, 08:57
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Posted By Odai

Thanks for the replies everyone. The Cessna...

Thanks for the replies everyone.

The Cessna I fly is a 172S model - apparently the older versions don't have the drains peppered all over the airplane. :P

I was actually much more concerned...
15th Dec 2013, 22:11
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Views: 3,928
Posted By Odai

AVGAS contact

Hello,


After I gained my PPL this year (on the PA28), I recently moved on to the Cessna 172 for my CPL hour building.


One of the more significant differences is on the external checks...
28th Nov 2013, 20:54
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Views: 4,602
Posted By Odai

Thanks again guys, hugely appreciated. I...

Thanks again guys, hugely appreciated.


I guess it would have to be a day with calm winds then. My main concern originally was actually just visibility and whether I'd be able to get high enough...
28th Nov 2013, 17:23
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Views: 4,602
Posted By Odai

Many thanks for all the great responses guys,...

Many thanks for all the great responses guys, very useful.


The reason I decided on 5000 feet was due to the highest peak there being 3200 feet from what I can see. I figured that margin would...
22nd Nov 2013, 01:02
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Views: 2,465
Posted By Odai

To be honest, I wouldn't even bother buying the...

To be honest, I wouldn't even bother buying the overpriced skeleton housing.

Just do what I did with mine - take the standard waterproof housing and drill/dremel holes in the side to be able to...
18th Nov 2013, 15:48
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Views: 4,602
Posted By Odai

Flying over the Lakes?

Hello,


I am currently hour building towards my CPL, and am flying a 172 from Blackpool.


I've planned a trip to take a friend on a local flight over the Lake District, mainly for the scenic...
28th Oct 2013, 16:43
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Views: 7,730
Posted By Odai

Awesome, thanks for the clarification!

Awesome, thanks for the clarification!
28th Oct 2013, 03:35
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Views: 7,730
Posted By Odai

Sorry to bump this thread, but I can't find any...

Sorry to bump this thread, but I can't find any update regarding this since the set date for the scheduled vote.

I'm aware of the decision that came out with regards to allowing the UK CAA to...
6th Oct 2013, 16:13
Replies: 25
Views: 7,336
Posted By Odai

Good point, but I always keep the official paper...

Good point, but I always keep the official paper charts with me too, in case of a diversion or something similar, due to them covering a much larger area. If I were to print off a section of a...
6th Oct 2013, 05:27
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Views: 7,336
Posted By Odai

Thanks for the replies guys. I think Mike's...

Thanks for the replies guys.

I think Mike's post pretty much answered my question, it looks like I'm not gonna find what I'm looking for.

Memory Map has stuff I simply don't need - all I'm...
3rd Oct 2013, 19:47
Replies: 71
Views: 9,904
Posted By Odai

According to the CAA/EASA, cutting it up does...

According to the CAA/EASA, cutting it up does indeed invalidate it and you would need to pay to get a replacement, not sure what the fee is.

Mine did also come with a little card in the front...
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