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11th Aug 2017, 13:21
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Views: 4,092
Posted By Brad2523

The above is very good advise and very...

The above is very good advise and very interesting... I am also a fairly fresh ppl and fly regularly and for at the stage of my flying I seem to be at the point where:

*15 knots cross wind or...
1st May 2017, 14:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By Brad2523

Thank you... And I may see you around!

Thank you... And I may see you around!
1st May 2017, 14:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By Brad2523

There's no hiding on these message boards! I did...

There's no hiding on these message boards! I did learn at Earl's Colne and consider joining the group there - I had a look at the TB10 and had a chat etc, I was meant to receive an email regarding...
30th Apr 2017, 21:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By Brad2523

TB10/VP Checkout

Hoping some sky gods can shed some light for me - I'm struggling to find anything online.

At the moment I'm checked out on a HR200 and PA28... I was wondering what I need to do to be able to fly a...
19th Apr 2017, 16:45
Replies: 55
Views: 4,022
Posted By Brad2523

One bit of advise, but not really on what you...

One bit of advise, but not really on what you have asked...

Do not pay over the odds for additional ground school training for the exams. I am not a natural learner from text books but I passed...
9th Feb 2017, 12:29
Replies: 49
Views: 5,333
Posted By Brad2523

I think you made the right choice... Mind you I'm...

I think you made the right choice... Mind you I'm very very cautious...

The other day there was a 10kt cross wind, I wanted to practise EFATO, different approaches and then get out in the local...
11th Nov 2016, 09:59
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By Brad2523

USA Charter Brokers

Just trying to understand the US market a bit better when it comes to charter brokers. In Europe it seems that a lot of operators business comes via brokers, in some cases and conversations I've had...
8th Nov 2016, 16:33
Replies: 83
Views: 22,475
Posted By Brad2523

No amount of training would prepare me for...

No amount of training would prepare me for ditching. I can't swim and I hate deep water. If the engine cut out and there was no land I would die of a heart attack before touching the water! I have...
24th Oct 2016, 09:41
Replies: 42
Views: 10,866
Posted By Brad2523

On my skills test it was all a bit cruder than...

On my skills test it was all a bit cruder than this, on the divert as mentioned above I found a landmark (a large town I could identify) drew a line from that to the divert destination, measured it...
19th Oct 2016, 09:05
Replies: 4
Views: 2,977
Posted By Brad2523

Thank you both for this - that would explain why...

Thank you both for this - that would explain why I can't find any information on the exercises!

Thanks again.

Brad.
18th Oct 2016, 17:06
Replies: 4
Views: 2,977
Posted By Brad2523

"exercises scheduled"

Afternoon folks.

Looking to take a friend flying Friday, he wants to see a "big" airport and I suggested Southend as it is local, easy to get to and GA friendly and we can see an easy jet.

On...
14th Oct 2016, 15:37
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By Brad2523

Yes of course! No worries and all sorted now...

Yes of course! No worries and all sorted now anyway, so just did extra flying I would have done anyway... But for the OP I think there will be a fair amount of complication with his application,...
13th Oct 2016, 11:44
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By Brad2523

The form asks for justification... The lady at...

The form asks for justification... The lady at the CAA advised me to make the hours up and retake the test as it was "Highly likely" that further training and another skills test would be advised...
13th Oct 2016, 08:45
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By Brad2523

Alex - Technically I had over 45 hours; 3...

Alex - Technically I had over 45 hours;

3 hours pre September 2012 (now not eligible)

42.55 hours post September 2012 (since feb 16 when I restarted) these were the only eligible hours and...
12th Oct 2016, 20:16
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By Brad2523

Correct, however they said there would likely be...

Correct, however they said there would likely be 'clauses' if they were counted such as additional training and a second skills test... so you may well pay the 50 quid to find they make you do extra...
12th Oct 2016, 15:53
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By Brad2523

It went on; " In respect of the...

It went on;

"

In respect of the training conducted for your PPL, the CAA applied the Aircrew Regulation with effect from 17 September 2012, so all training undertaken prior to this date was...
12th Oct 2016, 15:52
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By Brad2523

I had this issue when applying for my PPL this...

I had this issue when applying for my PPL this year:

" When assessing your logbook to confirm the relevant flight training hours have been met we have found you are claiming flight training...
4th Oct 2016, 11:47
Replies: 52
Views: 10,605
Posted By Brad2523

My first solo was earlier in the year, after 3...

My first solo was earlier in the year, after 3 circuits and taxi back my instructor told me to wait before we got back to the parking. He radio'd (?) to say there was a change of detail for one...
28th Sep 2016, 12:07
Replies: 106
Views: 13,492
Posted By Brad2523

My grandfather was in the fleet air arm and my...

My grandfather was in the fleet air arm and my uncle was a captain for an airline - but it was really the Air Training Corps that I joined at 13 that made me want to fly.

I was lucky enough to...
16th Sep 2016, 21:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,276
Posted By Brad2523

Life Insurance

I'll be calling my insurer on Monday as the thought has only just crossed my mind, but if you have a ppl would a standard life insurance policy cover a flying accident?

I have a policy to cover...
12th Sep 2016, 16:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,860
Posted By Brad2523

Bird strike

Yesterday I took my other half up, my first passenger since getting my PPL in one of the clubs Robin hr200's.

All went perfectly well, however after landing a pigeon flew straight across the...
9th Sep 2016, 22:22
Replies: 32
Views: 3,877
Posted By Brad2523

That is quite a commitment. I'm glad it has been...

That is quite a commitment. I'm glad it has been worth it for you - what an amazing slideshow!

I'm much much more fortunate I must say in that the airfield I fly from (Earls Colne, EGSR) has both...
9th Sep 2016, 14:34
Replies: 32
Views: 3,877
Posted By Brad2523

I think one thing I omitted at the start was that...

I think one thing I omitted at the start was that I fly purely for pleasure and so if I were to fly at night it would be a planned event to enjoy. Seeing that picture is exactly the sort of sight...
9th Sep 2016, 14:21
Replies: 37
Views: 8,014
Posted By Brad2523

I will have my map and printed PLOG, I will know...

I will have my map and printed PLOG, I will know exactly where my position is when the battery decides to pack up so will carry on the flight using map, printed PLOG and watch... No big deal.
...
9th Sep 2016, 10:11
Replies: 37
Views: 8,014
Posted By Brad2523

I must say that I am a recent PPL and there was...

I must say that I am a recent PPL and there was very little to cover the use of GPS and apps such as skydemon, but I wish there was. I use skydemon all the time now. I haven't to this point, but when...
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