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5th May 2019, 21:34
Replies: 19
Views: 2,655
Posted By caroberts

I'd recommend you visit White Waltham (EGLM) and...

I'd recommend you visit White Waltham (EGLM) and talk to them about PPL training before you start. I did and learnt to fly there 10 years ago, and now they can't get rid of me.

The grass only...
18th Dec 2018, 07:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By caroberts

I couldn't find an answer in the available...

I couldn't find an answer in the available information so I wrote to the CAA in 2016 for clarification and received the following response:

It doesn't speak to ab-initio directly, but if the only...
17th Dec 2018, 01:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By caroberts

Is this still true since the CAA classified...

Is this still true since the CAA classified flight training of part-owners as non-commercial (or "private" in old speak)? And with the SDMP not necessarily requiring engine replacement at TBO?
30th Aug 2016, 18:08
Replies: 21
Views: 2,891
Posted By caroberts

My understanding is that the excess is not the...

My understanding is that the excess is not the full extent of your liability in the USA, as we understand it to be in the UK.

In the event of damage, if they believe that you are in any way at...
18th Jul 2014, 14:46
Replies: 46
Views: 4,929
Posted By caroberts

Apart from CAP413, there's a GA Supplement...

Apart from CAP413, there's a GA Supplement document, which I found more useful when learning.

It can be difficult when starting on the radio, but we all were beginners once. I still cringe when I...
15th Apr 2014, 21:38
Replies: 54
Views: 6,595
Posted By caroberts

Hi logie101 I read whatever I could get and...

Hi logie101

I read whatever I could get and watched the videos, which was helpful, but only by flying with a good instructor did I start to "get it".

I found joining a group flying a permit...
21st Jan 2014, 14:58
Replies: 20
Views: 2,342
Posted By caroberts

I did check up on this and was advised that if...

I did check up on this and was advised that if you have night priviledges on the foreign licence, you do not need to meet the night training requirements for the FAA private certificate. If you were...
31st Jul 2013, 15:54
Replies: 12
Views: 4,788
Posted By caroberts

I went for the A24 so I could get weather and...

I went for the A24 so I could get weather and ATIS info off VOR stations.
14th Jun 2013, 16:47
Replies: 53
Views: 6,879
Posted By caroberts

Flew in one lunchtime to treat my mum to the DC6...

Flew in one lunchtime to treat my mum to the DC6 Diner for her birthday - couldn't have been a nicer reception at Ops or the Diner. Thanks
14th Jun 2013, 16:10
Replies: 157
Views: 11,504
Posted By caroberts

Let's be honest - this sort of rule is only...

Let's be honest - this sort of rule is only unclear to those who don't want it to mean what it clearly does.
25th Feb 2013, 15:10
Replies: 78
Views: 9,557
Posted By caroberts

Our CFI insists that if there is a LH circuit in...

Our CFI insists that if there is a LH circuit in operation, then no turns to the right should be made within the ATZ. (Similarly of there is a RH circuit no LH turns). Much like on a motorway, you're...
25th Feb 2013, 14:22
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By caroberts

Despite having done lots of studying in the past,...

Despite having done lots of studying in the past, I failed it twice :O before I went to a ground school day, after which I passed comfortably.
29th Jan 2013, 10:23
Replies: 11
Views: 3,261
Posted By caroberts

The FAA international AME's are found here ...

The FAA international AME's are found here

http://www.faa.gov/pilots/amedirectory/media/int_part_2.pdf (http://ame.cami.jccbi.gov/search.asp)

It does not matter where they are located - it is...
30th Nov 2012, 05:07
Replies: 4
Views: 2,963
Posted By caroberts

The most helpful response was from the Istanbul...

The most helpful response was from the Istanbul Aviation Club at Sabiha Gokcen Airport www.ihk.org (http://www.ihk.org). By the way they have a T34 in their fleet.

No response from Top Air.
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16th Oct 2012, 15:53
Replies: 4
Views: 2,963
Posted By caroberts

Thanks - I'll let you know if I get this to...

Thanks - I'll let you know if I get this to work...reminds me how easy the USA is....
10th Oct 2012, 17:39
Replies: 4
Views: 2,963
Posted By caroberts

Renting aircraft in Turkey (Istanbul/Bursa area) ?

Does anyone have any recent experience or info that could help me in renting a C172, PA28 or similar in the Istanbul area? I'm going to have a trip there shortly and would like to do some flying as...
5th Aug 2012, 14:02
Replies: 25
Views: 4,307
Posted By caroberts

Noting that you are in the USA, Foreflight is my...

Noting that you are in the USA, Foreflight is my first choice. AOPA and DUAT apps are also very useful. You will see mention of SkyDemon, a stunning UK-based product which provides almost world-wide...
22nd Jul 2012, 07:12
Replies: 10
Views: 4,409
Posted By caroberts

I'd wander over and have a non-confrontational...

I'd wander over and have a non-confrontational chat with the pilot when he/she lands. I've never met a pilot intending to cause a nuisance, and may be able to follow a different course to reduce the...
10th May 2012, 14:28
Replies: 20
Views: 19,237
Posted By caroberts

I'd echo the frequent feezing and crashing of ANP...

I'd echo the frequent feezing and crashing of ANP on the iPad1, with SD running much better. I find SD much better value as all the available country databases are included and are well presented,...
10th May 2012, 14:18
Replies: 226
Views: 19,792
Posted By caroberts

It definitely depends on the aircraft type. For...

It definitely depends on the aircraft type. For example IME the Cherokee 140 will maintain a trim speed while using throttle to adjust descent rate much better than will a Warrior.
19th Apr 2012, 16:41
Replies: 61
Views: 6,900
Posted By caroberts

Unhappy Shares seem to be really good value nowadays and...

Shares seem to be really good value nowadays and it's the only way I can afford to fly the type of aircraft I prefer. There may be insurance difficulty with inital training, but immediately once...
22nd Sep 2011, 10:48
Replies: 42
Views: 3,713
Posted By caroberts

Do as much prep as required in advance, but get...

Do as much prep as required in advance, but get as much sleep as you can. I make up to-do lists as then I sleep better, but do whatever helps you. Then relax and enjoy the flight. :ok:
17th Aug 2011, 10:26
Replies: 46
Views: 4,733
Posted By caroberts

Hi KNIEVEL77 I've watched this thread with...

Hi KNIEVEL77

I've watched this thread with some interest as I recently went on a rickety little Ferris wheel and was very unhappy, and nearly had a fit with my 6-year old rocking the seat. She...
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