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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...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
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. ...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
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...
Replies: 2
Views: 752
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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Views: 522,841
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...
Replies: 25
Views: 8,356
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...
Replies: 6
Views: 832
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
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Thank you, I stand corrected.

Thank you, I stand corrected.
29th Apr 2019, 18:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
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
Replies: 1
Views: 684
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...
Replies: 3
Views: 644
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...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,389
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.
Replies: 19
Views: 2,982
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...
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Had a number of near misses both in the air and...

Had a number of near misses both in the air and on the ground.

Joining a circuit in the overhead and heard two aircraft on the radio at the last minute joining at the same time. I looked over my...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

"tips you've all got for funding flight training"...

"tips you've all got for funding flight training"

Well if you're not having much luck with the lottery, perhaps get a job?
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Depends on how much money you've got to spend and...

Depends on how much money you've got to spend and over how much time frame.
My hours building was done over 2 years, so unfortunately I spend most of the time doing 1 flight a week when I got paid. ...
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

According to another post on here back in 2012,...

According to another post on here back in 2012, it was stated that according to EASA:

" (g) Flight time is recorded:
(1) for aeroplanes, touring motor gliders and powered-lift aircraft,
from the...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,190
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

It's a question that usually gets a very big...

It's a question that usually gets a very big 50:50 split.

Of course the schools will try and pursude you to fly there because of their "new modern glass cockpit aircraft" OR "we fly old school...
Replies: 39
Views: 6,527
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Although I entirely agree with the cautious...

Although I entirely agree with the cautious comments on here, I'd like to inject a drop of hope.

At the grand old age of 19 I was told I required heart surgery due an on going problem from birth...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

If you've got no job, no distractions and no...

If you've got no job, no distractions and no commitments why not go residential? (cost I'm guessing). You'll probably get a lot more out of it, and it'll take the same time.

Good luck either way.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

As everyone has said, don't worry about it. ...

As everyone has said, don't worry about it.

On my CPL QXC I had to replan another airfield to land at, as my second airfield decided to close half way through the day due poor surface conditions. ...
20th Aug 2018, 02:18
Replies: 18
Views: 2,755
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

I'm not sure how airline recuitment depts work,...

I'm not sure how airline recuitment depts work, however....

Personally I got E for maths GSCE & E for English GCSE. Got told by my school that I was banned from doing A-levels because I wasn't...
10th Aug 2018, 17:45
Replies: 28
Views: 2,150
Posted By TryingToAvoidCBs

Sorry to sound patronising but perhaps this...

Sorry to sound patronising but perhaps this attitude of "bank it to pass" is generational?
I did my ground school nearly 10 years ago, with most of the students wanting to learn as much as they...
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