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25th Oct 2020, 18:07
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By excrab

FI1ngfrog Where does it state that the test...

FI1ngfrog

Where does it state that the test only requires a let down to the IMCr minima that you give. The U.K. examiners hand book says that the instrument approach should be a pilot interpreted...
25th Oct 2020, 10:32
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By excrab

FI1ngfrog beat me to it, but the only restriction...

FI1ngfrog beat me to it, but the only restriction for the IR(r) is that you must have 1500 metres met visibility at the airfield (not runway visual range) for take off and landing. Legally there is...
23rd Oct 2020, 18:14
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By excrab

Despite what S-works would have you believe, as...

Despite what S-works would have you believe, as has been said by other posters the IR(R) should certainly form a part of your training during hours building.
If you look at the relevant CAA...
15th Oct 2020, 20:17
Replies: 2,925
Views: 2,653,174
Posted By excrab

Biggest issue isnít take off, but potentially RLM...

Biggest issue isnít take off, but potentially RLM with a wet runway.
9th Oct 2020, 16:06
Replies: 38
Views: 2,121
Posted By excrab

The text of the 2020 edition of the U.K....

The text of the 2020 edition of the U.K. examiners handbook states that cross crediting doesnít apply to renewals for an SPA IR, but the forward to the handbook says that EASA regulations have...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Oct 2020, 15:41
Replies: 18
Views: 8,567
Posted By excrab

If it’s not EFIS try a blob of blu-tack on the...

If it’s not EFIS try a blob of blu-tack on the altimeter...
8th Oct 2020, 13:32
Replies: 2,925
Views: 2,653,174
Posted By excrab

I would think that for the relatively few people...

I would think that for the relatively few people that may affect the best thing would be to enquire of your U.K. medical insurance provider. Travelling to a country to which the FCO advises not to...
7th Oct 2020, 09:20
Replies: 2,925
Views: 2,653,174
Posted By excrab

Jet 2 are now offering single trip travel...

Jet 2 are now offering single trip travel insurance to their customers which gives the customer cover whilst abroad if the FCO advise against travel due to Covid 19, and covers them for medical...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Oct 2020, 14:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,189
Posted By excrab

I flew the Aeroprakt 22 with Jazirah aviation...

I flew the Aeroprakt 22 with Jazirah aviation club in RAK, admittedly back at the beginning of 2019 before I left the UAE, so never did the conversion course. They told me it would be about 12 hrs to...
Forum: Questions
29th Sep 2020, 20:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,639
Posted By excrab

Google “opencockpits” they have a complete B737...

Google “opencockpits” they have a complete B737 fixed base sim for 37000 Euros, if the web site is up to date. Looks pretty much like the real thing in the photo’s.
25th Sep 2020, 17:00
Replies: 9
Views: 2,857
Posted By excrab

NORVIC engineering in the U.K. offer an overhaul...

NORVIC engineering in the U.K. offer an overhaul for the O-240 on their website. If no one in Oz can do it youíd have shipping costs, but hopefully not have to throw the aircraft away.
22nd Sep 2020, 11:31
Replies: 2,925
Views: 2,653,174
Posted By excrab

They've got the captainís salary wrong, letís...

They've got the captainís salary wrong, letís hope the rest is wrong as well....
19th Sep 2020, 15:06
Replies: 26
Views: 2,686
Posted By excrab

It’s a long time since I’ve done it, but used to...

It’s a long time since I’ve done it, but used to do demo and practise of restarting in flight without using the electric starter in C152 aerobatic when teaching for the old AOPA aerobatic certificate...
Forum: Questions
17th Sep 2020, 22:01
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By excrab

Your ATPL is valid for life, you just can’t fly...

Your ATPL is valid for life, you just can’t fly for the purpose of public transport. As long as you can hold a class 2 medical you just need to revalidate your SEP as a class rating on your ATPL, and...
26th Jul 2020, 08:02
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By excrab

I had a wartime copy copy of AP1732a “...

I had a wartime copy copy of AP1732a “ Instructors Handbook of Elementary Flying Training” when I first started instructing 34 years ago, so at the time it was only about forty years old. Most of...
25th Jul 2020, 16:33
Replies: 2,925
Views: 2,653,174
Posted By excrab

According to what Jet2 have told Balpa and the...

According to what Jet2 have told Balpa and the workforce they are carrying a surplus of 450 pilots who will remain furloughed until end of October and then be brought back to working, although they...
Forum: Questions
20th Jun 2020, 10:54
Replies: 1
Views: 1,524
Posted By excrab

Section 3 (Conversion of licences) seems to say...

Section 3 (Conversion of licences) seems to say that this conversion process from an ICAO CPL or ATPL only gives an EASA PPL, if I’ve read it correctly.
11th Jun 2020, 11:28
Replies: 282
Views: 130,140
Posted By excrab

I really don’t think you need to be a “management...

I really don’t think you need to be a “management troll” to predict that the results of this pandemic will have a devastating effect on the industry. Just read the papers or watch the news, apart...
10th Jun 2020, 13:08
Replies: 14
Views: 3,320
Posted By excrab

At least with UK issued licences, so presumably...

At least with UK issued licences, so presumably all EASA, full cross crediting for a single crew single engine IR is allowed, and partial cross crediting for Single crew Multi-engine aircraft,...
10th Jun 2020, 06:14
Replies: 282
Views: 130,140
Posted By excrab

I’m pleased to see your experience in airline...

I’m pleased to see your experience in airline recruitment Calypso, that’s an experience I don’t have.

However, what I do have is a 36 year career in aviation during which time I have worked for...
9th Jun 2020, 09:17
Replies: 282
Views: 130,140
Posted By excrab

Agree with the P2F thing. But if in a few months...

Agree with the P2F thing. But if in a few months time my current employer was to say that to keep my job in the left seat of an airliner I would have to accept a £60k salary I would almost certainly...
Forum: Tech Log
31st May 2020, 11:15
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By excrab

Also in many parts of the world box 2 is needed...

Also in many parts of the world box 2 is needed for inflight broadcast procedures and negotiating entry at FIR boundaries, so ATC functions in addition to monitoring guard and house keeping stuff.
31st May 2020, 09:23
Replies: 27
Views: 23,872
Posted By excrab

DjerbaDevil Sad that in the current climate...

DjerbaDevil

Sad that in the current climate you would be grateful to receive confirmation of this news, would it not be better to have a confirmation that it was incorrect?

As Whitemonk says,...
27th May 2020, 15:29
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,626,878
Posted By excrab

As I said in an earlier post, it is a couple of...

As I said in an earlier post, it is a couple of years since Iíve been to Karachi, but every time I went there the tower controller always said something along the lines of ďsurface wind blah blah...
26th May 2020, 20:37
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,626,878
Posted By excrab

It really is an option, and whilst Iíve only had...

It really is an option, and whilst Iíve only had to resort to it a couple of times in Europe it was something that I have had to do quite often at some airfields in Asia, normally due to political or...
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