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Posted By AlphaMale

I have a friend that just got a job with Thomas...

I have a friend that just got a job with Thomas Cook, he was on Mod 1 with me at BGS. He gave up work and did his PPL/ATPL in about 7 ish months.

He then went straight to Bartolini for his CPL/IR...
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Posted By AlphaMale

I'm also interested in find out more. I'm...

I'm also interested in find out more.

I'm considering FTA, BCFT, Airways Flight Training, Aeros & Bartolini.

Of the 5, I know of many pilots that have attended Aeros & Bartolini and have got...
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Posted By AlphaMale

Finished my ATPL exams with Bristol Groundschool...

Finished my ATPL exams with Bristol Groundschool last week, I'm very happy with my decision on going there.

Half of my classes were made up of military pilots who use them based on reputation, and...
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Posted By AlphaMale

Just found this from February 2015: ...

Just found this from February 2015:



British Airways announces fourth phase of Future Pilot Programme ? Pilot Career News...
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Posted By AlphaMale

I think you'll find FTE at Jerez is considered to...

I think you'll find FTE at Jerez is considered to be in the top 3 schools along with CTC and Oxford.

A few years ago BA were taking many cadet pilots from FTE and probably still do.

In previous...
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Posted By AlphaMale

Alex's diagram is the easiest way to look at it. ...

Alex's diagram is the easiest way to look at it.

Red123 - I'm wondering if you're getting confused with conic projections?

Rhumb lines are curves concave to the pole. Great circles are taken to...
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Posted By AlphaMale

Cheers OhNoCB, I guessed that would've be...

Cheers OhNoCB,

I guessed that would've be the case. Still, it should give me more interesting flights, increase confidence during hour-building and while also increasing my chances of passing the...
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Posted By AlphaMale

IR(r) course - PIC hours?

Hi all,

It's been a while since posting, despite reading a few threads when I get the time.

I was lucky to win an ATPL GS scholarship with BGS at the end of 2013. However, my SEP has lapsed due...
18th Jan 2012, 17:07
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Posted By AlphaMale

Seems it was the owner of Welshpool airport and...

Seems it was the owner of Welshpool airport and his passenger.

Very sad news.

R.I.P. both.
5th Jan 2012, 00:10
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Posted By AlphaMale

A and C - Thanks for the advice, as you've pretty...

A and C - Thanks for the advice, as you've pretty much written I am not really interested in flying a club aircraft to different airfields via various airspace just to gain my hours.

I see the...
2nd Jan 2012, 21:48
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Posted By AlphaMale

But am I right in thinking after April 2012 when...

But am I right in thinking after April 2012 when EASA take over, the hours will not count?

This is becoming a issue I have with buying my own aircraft;

I can afford to buy & maintain a 2 seater...
23rd Mar 2011, 01:37
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Posted By AlphaMale

Just incase anybody else is looking for an answer...

Just incase anybody else is looking for an answer in the future.

I asked the recruitment officer at my TA squadron about this situation, although he's not 100% of the maximum age for entry and...
14th Mar 2011, 22:19
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Posted By AlphaMale

Thanks for all 4 responses guys :ok: I can...

Thanks for all 4 responses guys :ok:

I can see where people must get confused with age limits, 27 is the maximum to apply while 33 is the maximum age to start pilot training.

Trim Stab - the...
14th Mar 2011, 00:02
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Posted By AlphaMale

AAC Pilot age limit?

Hi guys,

I've looked at the Army website (AAC Medical Requirements (http://www.army.mod.uk/aviation/18096.aspx)) for age limits on joining the AAC with no avail.

I am currently in the...
14th Feb 2011, 21:21
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Posted By AlphaMale

Does anybody know how long we have to get the...

Does anybody know how long we have to get the IMCr before EASA take away the privilege? And only give grandfather rights to pilots already holding an IMCr.

Thanks
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Posted By AlphaMale

I'll be there either next weekend or the next...

I'll be there either next weekend or the next (providing we get flyable weather) and I'll be starting the IMC as soon as I can (probably start/mid February).

If I can be of any help ask away or PM...
1st Jan 2011, 14:10
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Posted By AlphaMale

You'll struggle to get you PPL for under 6k in...

You'll struggle to get you PPL for under 6k in the UK.

I paid between 137 & 147 p/hr and managed to pass my test in less than 45hrs. 55 to 60 hrs is average so you might want to base your...
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Posted By AlphaMale

Some say it's possible to complete your modular...

Some say it's possible to complete your modular training for around 40k/45k while the integrated full price is around 80k or more.

But some will argue going on an integrated course and actually...
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Posted By AlphaMale

Get your PPL out of the way. When you've...

Get your PPL out of the way.

When you've done that you'll be on to your hour building, and flying to all sorts of airports/airfields. I've met many airline pilots when flying into places like...
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Posted By AlphaMale

I've not been to their base in Gloucester to...

I've not been to their base in Gloucester to train with them (only away landings).

However I do fly with them out of Cardiff, they have a good reputation and the aircraft are maintained to the...
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Posted By AlphaMale

Like BALPA (http://www.balpa.org/)?

Like BALPA (http://www.balpa.org/)?
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Posted By AlphaMale

Can I have first refusal on the FO seat? :ok: ...

Can I have first refusal on the FO seat? :ok:

How many aircraft are you thinking of operating?
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Posted By AlphaMale

Phil, Glad the links were of use to you, and...

Phil,

Glad the links were of use to you, and I hope your friend appreciates your help.

AM
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Posted By AlphaMale

These were no good I assume? ...

These were no good I assume?

http://www.pprune.org/flying-instructors-examiners/295724-flight-instructor-rating-after-ppl.html
...
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Views: 1,236
Posted By AlphaMale

Skymates would be one I'd consider if I did...

Skymates would be one I'd consider if I did training out there. Only spoke to 1 student who was out there last year who said it was brilliant, and sent me pics of the accommodation etc.
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