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4th Dec 2018, 21:15
Replies: 111
Views: 58,300
Posted By Flying Bear

The pilot in the LHS was brand new to Darwin,...

The pilot in the LHS was brand new to Darwin, straight out of flying school. The pilot in the RHS was his “supervisory pilot” - there to provide line training. He was only “qualified” as such off the...
2nd Dec 2018, 12:35
Replies: 111
Views: 58,300
Posted By Flying Bear

I doubt he will... Not familiar with the...

I doubt he will...

Not familiar with the first few listed - but PNG accidents (Kiunga) don’t discriminate by type of engine - the other factors up there are usually heaps more relevant in why...
3rd Sep 2018, 23:36
Replies: 705
Views: 540,897
Posted By Flying Bear

There is no substitute for hours in the logbook...

There is no substitute for hours in the logbook or industry experience, unless you’re tied up in some cadet scheme.

Find a good school, with experienced and dedicated instructors, and you’ll learn...
1st Sep 2018, 05:31
Replies: 13
Views: 2,694
Posted By Flying Bear

Flight Standards in Darwin has an approved...

Flight Standards in Darwin has an approved syllabus for the Kingair, but that doesn’t meet your East Coast requirement.

However, they would use the Ansett sim in Melbourne, meaning there isn’t a...
28th Aug 2018, 12:50
Replies: 17
Views: 2,797
Posted By Flying Bear

As above - I think Mach E has nailed it. As...

As above - I think Mach E has nailed it.

As you are just starting out on your journey, it might be worth not discounting the other opportunities within aviation that you aren’t even aware of...
16th Jul 2018, 09:07
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By Flying Bear

Fair ‘huff - point taken. Apologies for my...

Fair ‘huff - point taken.

Apologies for my assumption. Reading your earlier posts about student loans appeared to me as though you advocated for pilots to take these out as a first resort, if you...
15th Jul 2018, 14:05
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By Flying Bear

Wow. With such an attitude, please don’t come to...

Wow. With such an attitude, please don’t come to Darwin looking for work! We don’t want you.

Some of us are proud of the work we do in GA - and if you work at it (like most things in life), you’ll...
14th Jul 2018, 23:08
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By Flying Bear

Maybe consider doing some flying when you get up...

Maybe consider doing some flying when you get up there for local familiarisation. That way you might stand a better chance of making the right impression on a Chief Pilot...

Refer August...
15th Jun 2018, 04:12
Replies: 705
Views: 540,897
Posted By Flying Bear

Outside of cadetships, any flying school that...

Outside of cadetships, any flying school that purports to be “geared” towards airlines is pulling your leg...

Your flying school should be focused on preparing you for your FIRST job, not the end...
5th May 2018, 21:44
Replies: 26
Views: 5,204
Posted By Flying Bear

GA Ready will refer you to Flight Standards in...

GA Ready will refer you to Flight Standards in Darwin nowadays, as Talia is mostly occupied in her own flying business with the Outback Spirit C208EX and C210 - both based in Darwin (no longer in...
22nd Apr 2018, 07:41
Replies: 26
Views: 5,273
Posted By Flying Bear

No offence intended Megan! I was tailoring...

No offence intended Megan!

I was tailoring my response to the scenario presented to me...

Your points make sense, but sadly it seems as though they may not widely implemented amongst the...
21st Apr 2018, 22:52
Replies: 26
Views: 5,273
Posted By Flying Bear

Derfred, Sorry mate, you’re wrong, and I...

Derfred,

Sorry mate, you’re wrong, and I don’t say that lightly...

I see young pilots working and paying for their CPL training as they go on a relatively frequent (but less common) basis as...
21st Apr 2018, 09:30
Replies: 26
Views: 5,273
Posted By Flying Bear

Leadie, My observation is that the bad...

Leadie,

My observation is that the bad habits are often taught (or allowed to form) in the sausage factory schools purporting to be airline academies... However, I note this is more a function of...
21st Apr 2018, 02:23
Replies: 26
Views: 5,273
Posted By Flying Bear

Except that, if you do it overseas you will miss...

Except that, if you do it overseas you will miss out on the VET FEE thing that so many of the big schools here rort like there’s no tomorrow...

So, for the potential learner pilot in AUS - there...
15th Mar 2018, 12:24
Replies: 42
Views: 4,681
Posted By Flying Bear

Bring me down from Darwin, HB! You know I love a...

Bring me down from Darwin, HB! You know I love a new adventure...

Seriously, though - in order to do the FE job I carry insurance for PI and non-owned aircraft - costs me north of $20k per year. ...
7th Feb 2018, 06:32
Replies: 5
Views: 3,513
Posted By Flying Bear

Flight Standards in Darwin offer a “virtual...

Flight Standards in Darwin offer a “virtual classroom” IREX course, presented by well regarded theory instructor Andrew Baumanis, which means you can stay at home (where ever you might be) and...
18th Dec 2017, 12:25
Replies: 157
Views: 84,375
Posted By Flying Bear

There is a C210 course run at the flying school...

There is a C210 course run at the flying school based on Darwin Airport, and it does cover seasonal weather in the NT. As a director of that school, I can assure all that the course has been evolved...
31st May 2017, 13:33
Replies: 113
Views: 57,130
Posted By Flying Bear

My understanding is that the flight was possibly...

My understanding is that the flight was possibly an assessment by CASA on the CP to issue him with check approval for the type within the Rossair training and checking system. This assessment was...
28th May 2017, 05:46
Replies: 22
Views: 5,521
Posted By Flying Bear

Thank you, Ixixly. I simply used the...

Thank you, Ixixly.

I simply used the techniques I have learnt and been taught to avoid pranging - so I could be around today to cop Centaurus' and D'pirate's flogging... :)

I should stay out of...
28th May 2017, 04:04
Replies: 22
Views: 5,521
Posted By Flying Bear

Or... Appropriately risk manage the training...

Or...

Appropriately risk manage the training with regard to height, speed, wind and sequence "abort" parameters - combined with proficiency requirements for the trainers - so that pilots can be...
27th May 2017, 12:38
Replies: 22
Views: 5,521
Posted By Flying Bear

The taxiway was used partly because the following...

The taxiway was used partly because the following aircraft for departure had already lined up on Rwy 29, plus - why go further than you need to (aircraft turn back was a left hand turn from upwind...
29th Apr 2017, 10:03
Replies: 310
Views: 136,832
Posted By Flying Bear

Jeffr87 Good on you for your candid summary...

Jeffr87

Good on you for your candid summary of your flight!

But yeah, several avoidable errors there - hope you get a positive outcome regardless, but certainly some learning points there for...
22nd Apr 2017, 23:21
Replies: 45
Views: 12,941
Posted By Flying Bear

My humble thoughts, offered from someone who...

My humble thoughts, offered from someone who understands a bit about the concept of being in a dark place regarding the nexus between the personal and professional:

Firstly, I suspect you may be a...
20th Apr 2017, 12:57
Replies: 21
Views: 2,734
Posted By Flying Bear

Horatio, Wow, an image so horrible I think I...

Horatio,

Wow, an image so horrible I think I need to stab my eyeballs out with a plastic spoon.

Under NO circumstances are you to offer yourself to bear another's child...

Dare I ask...
17th Apr 2017, 12:21
Replies: 132
Views: 28,023
Posted By Flying Bear

I have heard two instructors in the past 24 hrs...

I have heard two instructors in the past 24 hrs try to sell me that rubbish during development training.

The accompanying patter actually amounted to a recipe for disaster...

The instructor...
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