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21st Aug 2018, 09:31
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Posted By fibod

Is there a current/past CTC/L3 cadet who is...

Is there a current/past CTC/L3 cadet who is willing to let me see a copy of their Airline Placement Limited (APL) bond agreement please?
Replies: 27
Views: 11,892
Posted By fibod

The comparison with the FAA market is...

The comparison with the FAA market is interesting, and worthy of deeper evaluation.

It is common for JAA/EASA pilots to obtain a multi-crew job on graduation form a flight school, with maybe 200...
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Posted By fibod

Thumbs up NEW OPTION

For those of you researching this age old question, there seems to be a new initiative which you should check out. Have a look at the Wings Alliance thread. They seem to be offering the best of...
Replies: 26
Views: 12,170
Posted By fibod

Seems like a rip-off to me

Two minutes on Google shows that the current going rate is about 4% and these people are charging about 10%.

Money Saving Expert: Credit Cards, Shopping, Bank Charges, Cheap Flights and more...
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Posted By fibod

Rumour has it...

...that the costs and damages are likely to be in the hundreds of thousands of pounds. The normal warnings about payment in advance to training companies must especially apply to anyone thinking of...
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Views: 2,886
Posted By fibod

BGS Online

The most credible is Bristol Groundschool's on-line service - www.bgsonline.eu (http://bgsonline.eu)
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Posted By fibod

A good thread - here is my penny worth… Type...

A good thread - here is my penny worth…

Type Rating Scam

I don’t know whether this is too far off topic, but this scam rears its head every now and then, so maybe worth adding for the...
17th Mar 2010, 10:25
Replies: 25
Views: 2,389
Posted By fibod

PPL Registered Facilities

Does anyone know the approx number of PPL Facilities registered with the UK CAA? The UK CAA have withdrawn Standards Doc 30, which would have given the answer, and don't seem to be able to answer my...
15th Mar 2010, 14:00
Replies: 19
Views: 2,055
Posted By fibod

Old Copy

Does anyone happen to have an old copy of Standards Doc 30 they'd be happy to share?
18th Dec 2009, 22:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By fibod

Health Warning

I'm not normally one to start rumours running about the financial health of companies, not least because they can become self-fulfilling prophecies, and I have many friends still working in this...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By fibod

I my humble opinion the Bristol notes are easily...

I my humble opinion the Bristol notes are easily the best in the industry; probably followed by Oxford's.

I'd be really interested, Matt, in which you think are better?
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Views: 30,744
Posted By fibod

So if they don't work, you waste your money on...

So if they don't work, you waste your money on the software. If they do work, they help you cheat at the real tests. Then you might go on to do a course for which you are not really suited, and...
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Views: 1,376
Posted By fibod

Give the guy a break; he's 18, he's...

Give the guy a break; he's 18, he's inexperienced, he's upset the PPRuNe mafia, and he's had the humility to take the rather pointed advice on another thread to apologise and wind his neck in.
...
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By fibod

Hello Danny You may do each of the modular...

Hello Danny

You may do each of the modular courses at a different FTO:

CPL
IR
MEP(L) Class Rating
Theoretical Knowledge
and, if you need it, MCC
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Views: 2,743
Posted By fibod

Hello Guys The modular route is completely...

Hello Guys

The modular route is completely valid. However, all to often wannabees set off down this route, do a PPL (sometimes of dubious quality) and then without guidance go off at a tangent. ...
Replies: 32
Views: 2,743
Posted By fibod

Do you know Prophead; you might have a point. ...

Do you know Prophead; you might have a point. And perhaps it could be extended to other professions. For example, rather than the bore of going though structured vocational training to become, for...
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Views: 2,743
Posted By fibod

I fundamentally disagree with you Prophead. I...

I fundamentally disagree with you Prophead. I have a lot of experience of training both Integrated Course students and Modular students. You are right in saying that the 100 odd hours building a...
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Views: 11,994
Posted By fibod

Hello FANS, Ronnie has obviously gone away. ...

Hello FANS, Ronnie has obviously gone away.

Yes, the hours will count for JAA license issue, and for pre-entry to JAA Approved modular CPL training. However, other than a PPL gained in the UAE,...
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Posted By fibod

Damned by faint praise! :rolleyes:

Damned by faint praise! :rolleyes:
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Views: 1,090
Posted By fibod

Top quality? Do be serious! If you refer to...

Top quality? Do be serious!

If you refer to the groundschool notes, get a copy of Bristol Groundschool's to supplement your course.

If you are referring to courseware to support the flying,...
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Views: 3,994
Posted By fibod

Interesting. You've obviously done your research...

Interesting. You've obviously done your research properly. One of the problems in getting the sort of advice you are after is that by definition, wannabees who have trained with the various...
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By fibod

I spotted the developments at Bristol as well. I...

I spotted the developments at Bristol as well. I know a guy who works there and spoke to him last week.

They have a great track record in the CPL/IR market. Although I never worked there, I've...
Replies: 21
Views: 3,580
Posted By fibod

There are other schools that you should consider....

There are other schools that you should consider.

CTC have a good course; it doesn't have to be linked to their cadet programme: can just be a self-funded course.

Bristol Aviation is worth a...
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By fibod

They have a great reputation in the IR market; I...

They have a great reputation in the IR market; I guess they could do well as a full range provider. Rarely hear anything but good reports. Their pricing will be a bit of a challenge to the likes of...
Replies: 61
Views: 5,305
Posted By fibod

Da42 Ir Pass Rates

I don't have any experience of training students on the DA42, although a lot on Senecas. However, an old pal who is now teaching on the DA42 told me that his opinion of the reason for the improved...
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