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Posted By dera

If you're only planning to fly VFR, that would be...

If you're only planning to fly VFR, that would be a great way to get used to 6-pack equipment.

You might be able to find a 172SP G1000 for that price but just barely - I don't have any places to...
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Posted By dera

True, I forgot about SE-ATP. You don't really see...

True, I forgot about SE-ATP. You don't really see those around much.
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Posted By dera

For the FAA ATP written, you need to complete the...

For the FAA ATP written, you need to complete the approved training program first. That is your "signoff".
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Posted By dera

Wish it was a joke, but in that school it's not.

Wish it was a joke, but in that school it's not.
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Posted By dera

At that company, you check them before, and...

At that company, you check them before, and after... :rolleyes:
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Posted By dera

So you're happy to pay almost $300/hr when you...

So you're happy to pay almost $300/hr when you check your landing lights work after a daytime flight?

Man, you are a good customer...
1st Oct 2017, 03:17
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Views: 8,658
Posted By dera

94-96kts IAS on 150, later 150's have the same...

94-96kts IAS on 150, later 150's have the same airframe as 152 (last few M models got the larger tail). 152 is 2-5kts faster, nothing in it really. Much cheaper to maintain than 152, 40 deg flaps are...
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Posted By dera

That's not how it works.

That's not how it works.
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Posted By dera

Hobbs is wired to master switch, unlike factory....

Hobbs is wired to master switch, unlike factory. So you're paying for every moment you do your "post-flight exterior checks" etc.
DT, their instructor, is a great guy though.
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Posted By dera

If you want to be ripped off by their...

If you want to be ripped off by their questionable Hobbs wiring practices, go right ahead.
2nd Sep 2017, 23:53
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Posted By dera

USA is fine with a single DUI, it is not...

USA is fine with a single DUI, it is not considered a "crime involving moral turpitude". Multiple DUIs need an alcohol assessment, and they can be disqualifying.

The problem might be if your...
2nd Sep 2017, 20:24
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Views: 8,174
Posted By dera

Keep all the police records of your arrest etc -...

Keep all the police records of your arrest etc - when you apply for a visa for certain countries, you'll need your police certificate. It will say "no live trace" - and that shows you have had...
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Posted By dera

Have you looked into KAU?

Have you looked into KAU?
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Posted By dera

Wish it was as easy as you make it sound like. ...

Wish it was as easy as you make it sound like.

First of all - you need a visa for this, so you have to go through a Part 141 school.

Second, you still have to meet all the prerequisites for FAA...
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Posted By dera

Now is a great time to finish training. No...

Now is a great time to finish training. No telling when there is a good time to start training :)
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Posted By dera

We are confused too. What is your endgame with...

We are confused too. What is your endgame with this?
16th Aug 2017, 05:10
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Posted By dera

Resale value of a 150/152 is so much higher it...

Resale value of a 150/152 is so much higher it makes them a much better buy.
16th Aug 2017, 05:08
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Views: 8,970
Posted By dera

And you take those numbers as the actual wind?...

And you take those numbers as the actual wind? That is scary. I really hope you are trolling.
16th Aug 2017, 05:07
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Posted By dera

The closest isogonic line is 10.5E here :) ...

The closest isogonic line is 10.5E here :)

Agree 100% with your comments though. No-one should do continue/go-around decisions based on silly xwind calculations, which are nowhere nearly accurate...
16th Aug 2017, 05:04
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Posted By dera

The worrying part here is that you make decisions...

The worrying part here is that you make decisions based on ATIS/AWOS/tower given wind.

This thread scares me.
13th Aug 2017, 13:42
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Views: 8,970
Posted By dera

But you know that limit before you turn final,...

But you know that limit before you turn final, don't you? So the actual math has been done.
In our opspecs we are not allowed to start an approach unless weather is inside our tolerances.
13th Aug 2017, 05:27
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Views: 8,970
Posted By dera

You missed the point. You calculate that, on...

You missed the point. You calculate that, on final? That was the key point in my post, on final you don't mess with anything apart from keeping the plane pointing the right direction. If you can't,...
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Posted By dera

Pretty much the only one is KAU.

Pretty much the only one is KAU.
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Views: 4,116
Posted By dera

...what if light is on a threadmill that matches...

...what if light is on a threadmill that matches it's speed...

Ok, I'll get mi coat :)
11th Aug 2017, 20:36
Replies: 71
Views: 8,970
Posted By dera

The big question is: Why do you have to know that...

The big question is: Why do you have to know that when you're on final? Does it make any difference? No it doesn't. You fly the approach, and if you can keep it stable, you continue. If the crosswind...
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