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27th Jan 2023, 12:43
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The term cadet only applies to unqualified people...

The term cadet only applies to unqualified people attending a course of training provided by an airline or perhaps if an apprentice. The choice of the term 'Cadet' is that of an individual company,...
27th Jan 2023, 10:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Correct, If you have all these up to date then...

Correct, If you have all these up to date then you are as employable as any other. Take care not to listen to nonsense some of which is sadly repeated above.
22nd Jan 2023, 15:22
Replies: 27
Views: 1,688
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

I too was part of a meeting to which the CAA...

I too was part of a meeting to which the CAA proudly introduced the upcoming new 'Basic/Traffic' system. Apart from the expected range of queries and criticisms we were to a man and women astounded...
20th Jan 2023, 11:03
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

With the exception of a couple of years (which...

With the exception of a couple of years (which has caught many out) the UK PPL whether brown or not was indeed for life but the OP holds a UK JAA compliant licence.

Obtaining a French licence will...
19th Jan 2023, 00:50
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Your UK JAA licence is no longer valid because...

Your UK JAA licence is no longer valid because they were all issued for a limited period. You will find the expiry date within you licence, However updating it to a current UK PPL, which will be in...
17th Jan 2023, 10:39
Replies: 27
Views: 1,688
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Agree but don't forget you must readback squawks...

Agree but don't forget you must readback squawks and then set it. This magical word "standby" is used extensively by ATC with good reason. I've always taught my pilot students to use it appropriately...
10th Jan 2023, 22:33
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Vista Print UK self inking stamps. Online 12 -...

Vista Print UK self inking stamps. Online 12 - 15. You design it (include a logo if you wish) and they make it.
6th Jan 2023, 23:47
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Once again: an EASA licence has never existed....

Once again: an EASA licence has never existed. All international licences, including those of the UK and all the other 27 EU member states, have been issued first nationally in accordance with ICAO...
6th Jan 2023, 18:08
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

There is no such thing as an EASA licence. The...

There is no such thing as an EASA licence. The state of licence issue decides who may fly the aircraft on its register. Application should be made to them.
5th Jan 2023, 21:46
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

An EASA licence does not exist and never has....

An EASA licence does not exist and never has. Each state issues a licence of their own but in accordance with the EASA standards if it chooses. The UK has now withdrawn from the EU and the EASA...
21st Dec 2022, 19:38
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

What is the point you are making? ​​​​​​​ ...

What is the point you are making?
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That is my point, always refer to the official information first and then cross reference to ensure the unofficial publications are correct and up to...
21st Dec 2022, 14:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The NATS website is an official document and...

The NATS website is an official document and should always be correct. The comprehensive AIP entry for a licenced aerodrome is mandatory. The administrator for the aerodrome must maintain the...
20th Dec 2022, 22:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Well, it isn't so I suspect it is the missed...

Well, it isn't so I suspect it is the missed edits that you are referring to in other parts of the website. The definitive NATS entry confirms the Data page 'A/G' with the callsign 'Wycombe Radio'.
18th Dec 2022, 13:25
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

OK, should you wish to train in the UK, I would...

OK, should you wish to train in the UK, I would recommend contacting On-Track Aviation who are approved by both EASA and the UK.

Unit 2, Lowes Lane Business Park, Walton Road, Wellesbourne,...
18th Dec 2022, 10:15
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The FIC is mandatory. There are a number of FIC...

The FIC is mandatory. There are a number of FIC schools in the UK and Spain that conduct the FI(r) course for both EASA and UK and advertise widely. The school that you select will undertake the...
16th Dec 2022, 20:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The above is within the first paragraph of the...

The above is within the first paragraph of the Airfield Data page of their website. The c/s 'Wycombe Radio' tells you that the service is air/ground. Complete information including the aerodrome...
16th Dec 2022, 17:56
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Yes of course but, the normal problem when...

Yes of course but, the normal problem when exporting an aircraft is that of gaining a certificate for a one off flight where the annual or ARC has expired. The CAA will always inspect if so. How does...
15th Dec 2022, 19:43
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

What do you mean by an Export Certificate of...

What do you mean by an Export Certificate of Airworthiness? The aircraft is in Prague and so doesn't need to be flown from the UK. Surely, you need to follow the Czech processes and only need the...
13th Dec 2022, 14:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

This was never acceptable for a AFI but common...

This was never acceptable for a AFI but common place.

Prior to EASA the UK had Assistant Flying Instructors (AFI) and FI (Flying Instructors) so a clear distinction. The AFI being an assistant...
12th Dec 2022, 20:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

'Supervision' is not defined. One or more...

'Supervision' is not defined. One or more Supervisors must be listed by the ATO/DTO with the CAA, as the responsible* person/s to sign the paperwork. There is no requirement for the supervisor to...
8th Dec 2022, 10:10
Replies: 25
Views: 2,780
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Yes but make sure the optician understands why...

Yes but make sure the optician understands why you require the test: such as a measure of the peripheral vision. The AME that you intend to see will advise you best.
5th Dec 2022, 17:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

An FI(r) is not limited to instructing at one...

An FI(r) is not limited to instructing at one school. Whoever is registered to be a supervisor at either school may sign your paperwork. Once you receive your updated licence then of course declare...
27th Nov 2022, 20:23
Replies: 25
Views: 2,780
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The classification Microlite has become a...

The classification Microlite has become a misnomer in many respects. They range from a pod underslung from a fabric flexible wing to highly sophisticated Kevlar types; fast and equipped with advanced...
25th Nov 2022, 11:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,780
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Monocular vision is not a bar in the UK. It is...

Monocular vision is not a bar in the UK. It is well understood that someone with monocular vision (particularly from birth or when very young) using this limitation well may be more effective than...
12th Nov 2022, 10:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The UK regulations do not demand it either other...

The UK regulations do not demand it either other than when it is medically required but the CAA bullies AMEs into requiring the ECG without discretion.
7th Nov 2022, 18:51
Replies: 40
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Well, the PPL exams are now the result of a...

Well, the PPL exams are now the result of a committee so what should we expect?
6th Nov 2022, 19:24
Replies: 40
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Whopity you said;

Whopity you said;
6th Nov 2022, 16:53
Replies: 40
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Well, it's had little effect on CPL schools even...

Well, it's had little effect on CPL schools even though these exams have always been taken at CAA exam centres! LAPL/PPL questions and answers are being collected and then widely distributed for a...
6th Nov 2022, 11:33
Replies: 40
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The above is the question asked. The answer must...

The above is the question asked. The answer must be the relevant VOR radial using the latest CAA UK chart or a specified edition.



Very interesting. Is there a reference or evidence of a CAA...
6th Nov 2022, 10:10
Replies: 40
Views: 2,486
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Semantics here matter little. Interchanging...

Semantics here matter little. Interchanging 'track' for 'course' doesn't require much of anyone. Bearing is just another name for for the same thing although normally used to express from a specific...
29th Oct 2022, 13:57
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

No. Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officer...

No. Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officer (AFISO). They are required to maintain a log of aircraft reported movements in the ATZ and for a limited area in the immediate vicinity. They cannot...
22nd Oct 2022, 12:27
Replies: 96
Views: 6,398
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

A school boy essay of what the the current...

A school boy essay of what the the current situation is. No analysis AND NO attempt to envisage a future.

For an electric aeroplane storage of power is even more difficult than for cars when the...
13th Oct 2022, 22:35
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Why is it necessary to get an EASA PPL? Will a UK...

Why is it necessary to get an EASA PPL? Will a UK PPL not do?
10th Oct 2022, 14:47
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Two sperate licenses so two separate decisions....

Two sperate licenses so two separate decisions. The UK CAA for one and the EASA state that issued your EASA compliant licence for the other.

Logically: should the UK rules change it doesn't follow...
20th Sep 2022, 20:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,578
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

This was the question. The answer is simply all...

This was the question. The answer is simply all that is required to instruct for payment is to hold a valid PPL with a Class 2. What I'm presuming BEagle and Edward is that you are both stating is...
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