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29th Sep 2019, 11:59
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Posted By Airgus

Interesting topic. Few months ago I was flying...

Interesting topic.
Few months ago I was flying in a C172 and the ASA sticker detector went from orange to a darker orange then notoriously darker with some black spot. I opened the windows, returned...
Replies: 18
Views: 5,333
Posted By Airgus

I do recommend FIS, those clowns were nice to me...

I do recommend FIS, those clowns were nice to me and professional when I did my course. On top of that, flexible.
The place is optimum for VMC hour building and about the insurance deposit, it was...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,815
Posted By Airgus

Take weather as an important factor when...

Take weather as an important factor when selecting the place for hour building
If you want to build hours/experience letís say in 3 weeks time but due to weather conditions you can only fly 8 days,...
15th Aug 2019, 23:34
Replies: 240
Views: 256,392
Posted By Airgus

1975 - B732 landed in a harvested corn field...

They made a soft landing with gear down.
Picture is attached....
22nd May 2019, 20:09
Replies: 34
Views: 17,698
Posted By Airgus

I got hit on several occasions while teaching...

I got hit on several occasions while teaching NVFR on SEP, even though I saw them coming and try to stare away that tiny fraction of time it's enought for a headache and long minutes of being glared....
3rd May 2019, 08:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By Airgus

On the EASA logbook, I believe that instead of RG...

On the EASA logbook, I believe that instead of RG the correct is RU.
VP is ok
26th Mar 2019, 12:21
Replies: 10
Views: 2,062
Posted By Airgus

Well said, it requires a lot from you after...

Well said, it requires a lot from you after getting the rating.
26th Mar 2019, 12:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,062
Posted By Airgus

I did my FI rating few years ago in a UK ATO with...

I did my FI rating few years ago in a UK ATO with ops in southern Spain (good stable CAVOK weather and low cost of living). Fly In Spain, Jerez.
I managed to get my FI rating flying 6 days a week...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By Airgus

So far nothing will be affected by Brexit at the...

So far nothing will be affected by Brexit at the big schools.
As EU resident aim to get EASA and as a briton aim for UK CAA.
Schools, who clients are mixed, are able to cope with both EASA...
13th Feb 2019, 14:00
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By Airgus

G drive or similar and the records in PDF files...

G drive or similar and the records in PDF files password protected.
If you are thinking big then Flightlogger or similar.
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By Airgus

Negative experience few years ago. I know...

Negative experience few years ago.
I know someone who was on a similar situation than yours. Ended up quitting the job to move to Munich, once about to start they told him that the exams must be...
24th Jan 2019, 11:36
Replies: 31
Views: 4,277
Posted By Airgus

It is a very nice topic and concern. As many...

It is a very nice topic and concern. As many things in aviation, it is important to mitigate any possible thing that can go wrong.
I basically agree not to encourage NAV at NVFR with current (old)...
23rd Jan 2019, 21:10
Replies: 31
Views: 4,277
Posted By Airgus

It is a tricky rating, I always tell my students...

It is a tricky rating, I always tell my students that is a get out of jail free card for those late day navigations that you end up being delayed by the fuel truck or surprised by stronger headwinds...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,242
Posted By Airgus

There are other ways to get IR hours under my...

There are other ways to get IR hours under my point of view. Part time cargo, corporate, air taxi, and ferrying ac to name a few.
There are a number of pilots that fly often GA under IMC and have...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By Airgus

FlyinSpain as well as FTE Jerez administrative...

FlyinSpain as well as FTE Jerez administrative offices were closed on Season Holidays from December 20th till January 8th, Fly In Spain had operations running every day during that period as they had...
20th Dec 2018, 07:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,190
Posted By Airgus

Suggestions: invest in someone who already has...

Suggestions: invest in someone who already has the experience (freelance FI) to do the very first course and your instructor FI to be an observer in the first course, this freelance FI would also be...
8th Nov 2018, 06:11
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Airgus

It's a good point. For me it depends at which...

It's a good point. For me it depends at which stage of the course the student is and how comfortable is with the flying.
If done SL already, introduce cruise checks, if cruise checks already...
4th Nov 2018, 07:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By Airgus

There is a lot of information that by now you...

There is a lot of information that by now you should know due to your experience, learn to know where to find them on the documents.
Remember you will be a mentor, guide or reference for the...
17th Oct 2018, 11:29
Replies: 53
Views: 3,671
Posted By Airgus

N2P, get your PPL first, build your experience...

N2P, get your PPL first, build your experience second.
Then decide.
No one will give you an AC with Zero Hours, unless you are a renter and you did a check up flight and you pay for that.
No...
16th Oct 2018, 20:28
Replies: 53
Views: 3,671
Posted By Airgus

My advice is try moving in close circles, get...

My advice is try moving in close circles, get people to know you and to trust you.
Try to find any window to make it an opportunity to fly, to build hours and more important build your own...
10th Oct 2018, 13:52
Replies: 72
Views: 10,627
Posted By Airgus

Let's say you get paid 30 per "flying hour"...

Let's say you get paid 30 per "flying hour" GROSS, you need to consider almost half of this per hour.
30 minutes goes in briefing and AC preparation.
20 minutes goes on debriefing and deplaning (I...
16th Sep 2018, 19:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By Airgus

This can not be right nor legal. One way of...

This can not be right nor legal.

One way of building IFR time is if your school or company needs to ferry an aircraft, you can take advantage by filling up an IFR flight plan and log all the time...
3rd Sep 2018, 17:33
Replies: 26
Views: 3,888
Posted By Airgus

Fly in Spain Jerez

My advice, get a RYR flight to SEVILLA, train to or rent a car for a month (300 to 400 Eur) air bnb in Jerez and 5 weeks non stop.
I witnessed myself a couple of PPL in 4 weeks.
It does help if you...
24th Jun 2018, 18:54
Replies: 39
Views: 14,513
Posted By Airgus

You can do/get invited for RYR interview without...

You can do/get invited for RYR interview without the MCC (as long as you get it before the TR) no JOC was requested/needed during the interview.
Do not spend more than 5k.
Replies: 8
Views: 2,477
Posted By Airgus

There is a shortage of dignity

As long as there are individuals paying to fly or self funding the type rating...
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