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20th Oct 2020, 21:40
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Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Well, that is commonly said; I do not agree. the...

Well, that is commonly said; I do not agree. the elevator is used to set the required attitude in pitch. The trim relieves the pilot of the control loads. The trim is not a flight control.

The...
20th Oct 2020, 14:17
Replies: 14
Views: 2,723
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Based wholly on the information provided in the...

Based wholly on the information provided in the report: this demonstrates both a sloppy and an appalling standard of instructing. For me it is nonsense to excuse what took place by waffling on about...
17th Oct 2020, 13:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,934
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

I have experience with negotiations in regard to...

I have experience with negotiations in regard to airports and small aerodromes and local private farm strips. An airport authority is required to demonstrate that it has consulted those that may be...
17th Oct 2020, 08:31
Replies: 10
Views: 1,934
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The CAA are the regulator for this: see Articles...

The CAA are the regulator for this: see Articles 94

Below is a copy and paste from the CAA website;

The CAA regularly receives queries regarding who may impose restrictions on unmanned aircraft...
15th Oct 2020, 12:11
Replies: 24
Views: 2,037
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

I used the word "approved" it would have been...

I used the word "approved" it would have been better to use the term 'Licenced'. The very pragmatic FAA allows a non FAA licenced pilot to fly an 'N' aeroplane in a particular country that has issued...
14th Oct 2020, 23:21
Replies: 24
Views: 2,037
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Flyingbadge no one can predict what will be after...

Flyingbadge no one can predict what will be after 31st December. Listening to gossip as being fact is very expensive.
14th Oct 2020, 20:47
Replies: 24
Views: 2,037
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

mapleworth, Genghis the Engineer has provided a...

mapleworth, Genghis the Engineer has provided a lucid and accurate explanation. The FAA do not grant an approval to a non FAA pilot to fly an 'N' reg aeroplane in a single country (state in formal...
14th Oct 2020, 14:12
Replies: 24
Views: 2,037
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Why would the French object to a french pilot...

Why would the French object to a french pilot flying a foreign registered aeroplane that is ICAO compliant? Anyway, the country of registration decides who is entitled to fly the aeroplane. No other...
14th Oct 2020, 10:14
Replies: 24
Views: 2,037
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Before EASA demands changed things it was always...

Before EASA demands changed things it was always possible to fly privately a UK registered aircraft within the UK airspace on an ICAO licence. The UK was one of the few countries to allow this. Many...
13th Oct 2020, 19:29
Replies: 24
Views: 2,037
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

mapleworth, you have a French ICAO licence which...

mapleworth, you have a French ICAO licence which will be valid for flight within the UK whatever happens. I presume your aeroplane has a full C of A (you do not say) and therefore will be able to be...
13th Oct 2020, 15:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The benefits of a ULM in France are good and very...

The benefits of a ULM in France are good and very suited to the weather. The annual maintenance costs in my experience are relatively low at around 500 per year including an inspectors annual fee. A...
13th Oct 2020, 12:42
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

There are times when semantics are important....

There are times when semantics are important. There are no such things as EASA licences, ratings or medicals. They are national things in accordance with EASA regulations so they are recognised by...
13th Oct 2020, 09:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

That isn't true, French regulation allows for the...

That isn't true, French regulation allows for the import of homebuilt ULMs. There is of course a big difference between theory and practice. As with most countries the process is best avoided. The...
12th Oct 2020, 22:55
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

You are quite right Mickey. You also had to hold...

You are quite right Mickey. You also had to hold an IMC rating (or IR) to become a Flying instructor and thereafter maintain it. It was common practice for Flying Instructors to climb through IMC to...
11th Oct 2020, 17:09
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The CAA will do well to retain their "pithiness"...

The CAA will do well to retain their "pithiness" when the onslaught starts. If they intend to sit on their backsides whilst spouting excuses for their inaction I won't be surprised but they it seems...
11th Oct 2020, 16:37
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Prior to EASA we had the FI and AFI structure. An...

Prior to EASA we had the FI and AFI structure. An AFI could not operate unless an FI was present. The AFI was retested every 12 months and the FI bi-annually. The AFI was subject to a test to upgrade...
11th Oct 2020, 14:28
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

LastStandards, don't be so quick. Currently the...

LastStandards, don't be so quick. Currently the UK CAA is constrained by the EASA contract. If we are no longer a member of EASA then the CAA will not be constrained other than by the ICAO...
8th Oct 2020, 17:46
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Recommendation N UK/03/2013 on the notification...

Recommendation N UK/03/2013 on the notification by the United Kingdom about its intention to grant an approval derogating from certain provisions of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 on the...
8th Oct 2020, 08:30
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

The CPL course is just that and no more. You are...

The CPL course is just that and no more. You are not required to train on a MEP or hold a MEP rating as part of it.

You are required to do the CPL test on a complex aircraft. The test can be done...
7th Oct 2020, 08:46
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Wishful thinking in the main. The ICAO compliant...

Wishful thinking in the main. The ICAO compliant PPL will continue to require an ICAO compliant medical. The UK will, of course, be free to make its own rules for national operations as it can now,...
6th Oct 2020, 22:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Up to this point the discussion has centred on...

Up to this point the discussion has centred on the merits and demerits of some aircraft. The contributions are excellent but (beyond reliability and maintenance) the reason for buying an aircraft is...
3rd Oct 2020, 14:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

On all of this, it seems, the law is in such a...

On all of this, it seems, the law is in such a state of chaos that it matters little to understand it. A knowledge of the CAA clerk's check sheet of tick boxes will, perhaps, contains the clues of...
1st Oct 2020, 20:12
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

You can see from the following what the law...

You can see from the following what the law expects of the CAA and that they recognise this. Below is what they themselves say they should be doing. They are currently struggling to achieve their...
29th Sep 2020, 19:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

Any comparison of the CAA with the police doesn't...

Any comparison of the CAA with the police doesn't hold water. The police do not make rules and therefore nor do they need to explain them. The police do not examine people and organisations for their...
28th Sep 2020, 23:20
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Fl1ingfrog

At some time during the historical mess we have...

At some time during the historical mess we have had to live through since JAA and into EASA, many PPLs were adding an NPPL to their armory in order to benefit from the lessor medical demands of the...
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