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But how much did you spend travelling to and from...

But how much did you spend travelling to and from Poland + accomodation and living expenses? Was it worth it? I had friends who went to the USA to save money on hrs building, but spent more...
15th Sep 2020, 13:36
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

It doesn't need to take 18 months, you'd be lucky...

It doesn't need to take 18 months, you'd be lucky to get an integrated course done that fast. That's the beauty of a modular course, you can make it last as long as you need it to.
Don't...
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It's good to see you have a long term (realistic)...

It's good to see you have a long term (realistic) plan. I started training in Feb 2008 with a plan to be fully qualified by the middle of 2011, and in a job by Dec 2012 at the latest. It seemed like...
3rd Sep 2020, 14:11
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

"The options given are to continue with the...

"The options given are to continue with the programme, and complete the MPL, on the understanding that there is no longer a job at the end."

So one of the options they've offerred you is to...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Sad to think how many hundreds of people were...

Sad to think how many hundreds of people were told by CTC how useless modular is and how integrated is the only way to get an airline job. Collectively millions of pounds spent needlessly by...
5th Jun 2020, 15:48
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

You only have to read the threads on here about...

You only have to read the threads on here about CAE and L3 to see that it's fair to say integrated hasn't been the best option for many years, but people like hearing what they want to hear and...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Agree with virtually everything mentioned...

Agree with virtually everything mentioned already, now is not the time to start training. It's the time to start looking at training providers, what you realistically can afford and where you...
29th Mar 2020, 17:24
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Couldn't agree more. I started my PPL just 4...

Couldn't agree more. I started my PPL just 4 months before the financial crash of 2008. Took me 6 years to finish my modular training, and a further 2+ years waiting for the market to turn, but...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

I appreciate your honesty, but WOW. You handed...

I appreciate your honesty, but WOW. You handed over all that money to CTC without ever hearing of a modular scheme? Shows how much research you did into the industry before you handed over (I'm...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Are they still using the same format of GNAV...

Are they still using the same format of GNAV question asking "What is the true track of A from B". It used to catch everyone :ugh:
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Your understanding of the subject appears...

Your understanding of the subject appears correct, but be careful with the wording. The quesion asks "which of the following statements would be incorrect?" So which one is wrong?

With thrust...
18th Dec 2019, 12:29
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Apprentice pay is about 20K while on the scheme. ...

Apprentice pay is about 20K while on the scheme. I believe the scheme is also being shortened now slowly toward 6 months instead of 12+ (currently around 9 months).
Expect pay to jump to 49K the...
10th Nov 2019, 22:30
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

737 specific (no idea how other Boeings operate)....

737 specific (no idea how other Boeings operate).
The T/D point and rest of the entire vertical profile is only accurate provding you are flying the entire approach following the magenta line, be...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

What have you been doing since Feb? If you had...

What have you been doing since Feb? If you had listened to peoples advice then, you could have done your PPL by now.

Forget the integrated route, you're clearly going to struggle to get finance. ...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

I was openly banned from entering sixth form due...

I was openly banned from entering sixth form due to poor GCSEs (3xBs, 4xDs, 2xEs), even the local college wouldn't let me to A-levels, so I got stuck with a vocational qualification instead. It...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

BCFT own a 25 room hotel called the "Silver How"...

BCFT own a 25 room hotel called the "Silver How" located in Westcliff Gardens in Bournemouth. It's on their website. Otherwise contact ops (no: also on website) they have a list of local people...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

" apparently 94% of their students having a job...

" apparently 94% of their students having a job as a pilot within a year "

Be careful of believing the hype. CTC used to claim that 98% of their students got employed within a year, but upon...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Good decision in sticking at something you enjoy...

Good decision in sticking at something you enjoy and are obviously good at.

Don't worry about your age, I didn't start my PPL until I was 27 and didn't finish my MCC/JOC until I was 34. I still...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Don't forget the cost aspect too. My IR training...

Don't forget the cost aspect too. My IR training was almost 6 years ago. I paid around 120/hr for the use of the FNPTII and 508/hr for the use of the aircraft. Given that I did a 55hr IR, 35 of...
29th Apr 2019, 22:16
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Thank you, I stand corrected.

Thank you, I stand corrected.
29th Apr 2019, 18:19
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

You don't get the MCC put on your licence. ...

You don't get the MCC put on your licence. You'll just get a certificate from the training provider.
5th Apr 2019, 01:00
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

There is a similar post that was written back in...

There is a similar post that was written back in Sept 2018 by someone with lots of good info (link below)

For what's it's worth I couldn't get a medical for over 2 yrs due to Heart problems. And...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Don't beat yourself up too badly. I too was...

Don't beat yourself up too badly. I too was always particularaly bad at exams. Until I started flying, I could count how many exams I'd passed on one hand (all very low pass marks). Once I started...
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

You've mentioned you're slightly colour blind. ...

You've mentioned you're slightly colour blind. If I were you I'd get your 1st class medical before you start worrying about the cost of flight training.
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Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

I agree entirley with Ollie135. I was 26 when I...

I agree entirley with Ollie135.
I was 26 when I started my training, couldn't get get a loan for integrated so went modular. My case was a little extreme as it took me 6 years to finish my...
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