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27th Apr 2009, 18:20
Replies: 938
Views: 219,177
Posted By civil aviation

Good luck but LCY is not so wonderful for West...

Good luck but LCY is not so wonderful for West London when the train goes to/from Paddington which has better connections to most of Greater London than Docklands. Also, the train operators will...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,895
Posted By civil aviation

You Seem Crazy

Because you use the word crazy and major in personal abuse Grob, or should it be Gob or God?, you may need both medication and a good lawyer.

People are entitled to rational opinions about...
Replies: 41
Views: 9,564
Posted By civil aviation

Moderators on the payroll?

Further to my last post on this topic, I have and will not be going to OFT but why won't the moderators respond on OFT misleading advertising on PPRuNe?
Is this another example of money talks?
Replies: 41
Views: 9,564
Posted By civil aviation

No Joke !

Why are OFT still allowed deliberately misleading advertising on PPRuNe?
e.g. OFT say JAA PPL 4595 but click through and you find the real price is actually $8525 which is over 1000 more !
Is...
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By civil aviation

I haven't been for some time but Ormond Beach...

I haven't been for some time but Ormond Beach Aviation (flyoba.com) is the original and still the cheapest for JAA in USA.
Best of luck !
Replies: 29
Views: 3,863
Posted By civil aviation

I don't believe you have been stupid but OFT are...

I don't believe you have been stupid but OFT are well-known for it.
My research concluded that OBA were definitely (and actually !) cheapest. Also, they are up-front in using =$1.50 and 'no fuel...
8th Mar 2009, 21:04
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By civil aviation

Why waste your time and money?

The problem with that is they you won't give any discount or commitment on your training schedule because you won't commit ! You must choose a FTO with a track-record (such as decades under same...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,207
Posted By civil aviation

Get it in writing

You hear all sorts of stories about schools but I've always found Ormond Beach to be open and easy to deal with and their web site is straightforward (Ormond Beach Aviation - JAA PPL USA UK Flight...
2nd Mar 2009, 15:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By civil aviation

Or you could go to MAN and fly to Florida where...

Or you could go to MAN and fly to Florida where you should achieve your goals much cheaper and quicker than messing about in UK. Also, places like Ormond Beach and St Augustine are much pleasanter...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,971
Posted By civil aviation

Free hire in the Caribbean

With this option, you don't have to take passengers-the only condition is that you only have to deliver a package to a remote airfield in the United States at least once a week. There could be some...
1st Mar 2009, 23:27
Replies: 31
Views: 5,174
Posted By civil aviation

FTO's have flirted with much more modern and...

FTO's have flirted with much more modern and efficient types and the 150 now does little for those with penis problems but it is still hard to knock as a cheap basic trainer particularly in the USA...
1st Mar 2009, 23:10
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By civil aviation

If you want to get it quickly and cheaply you...

If you want to get it quickly and cheaply you could go to Florida where there are several JAA FTO's with plenty of aircraft.
If 'Yorkshire' is important to you, try the one which is owned and...
26th Feb 2009, 23:50
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By civil aviation

I believe you could get what you want more...

I believe you could get what you want more quickly and probably cheaper at a JAA FTO in Florida.
However, make sure they give you a written quote for the course cost and watch out for the false...
19th Feb 2009, 23:25
Replies: 47
Views: 4,707
Posted By civil aviation

Unfair Competition

Although cheapskating, to reduce costs and the price of the product, is usually popular with consumers, it is unfair to businesses which operate ethically and within the law.

Cowboy club or...
9th Feb 2009, 16:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,691
Posted By civil aviation

Remember that (only) x per hour dual is one of...

Remember that (only) x per hour dual is one of the oldest deceptions because it is not the only price for passing. Apart from finding a rich 'uncle', via a gay contact magazine, Whopity points in...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,895
Posted By civil aviation

Beware

Most are positive and happy with OBA so beware of silly and contradictory comments like: 'while all the bad press about OBA is generally true, I had a great time' ! The place is geared-up to...
Replies: 35
Views: 7,996
Posted By civil aviation

Uk Ga No Way

Nat may be the next Branson but many have tried and failed to make it pay. To add to the above,
GA generally and FTO's especially are a nightmare here for numerous reasons
Larger airports (notice...
26th Jan 2009, 17:56
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By civil aviation

I'm not recommending an FTO in Florida but...

I'm not recommending an FTO in Florida but interested to know why you haven't considered Ormond Beach Aviation - Home Page - Welcome! (http://www.flyoba.com) or learn to fly, helicopter training,...
26th Jan 2009, 17:56
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By civil aviation

I'm not recommending an FTO in Florida but...

I'm not recommending an FTO in Florida but interested to know why you haven't considered Ormond Beach Aviation - Home Page - Welcome! (http://www.flyoba.com) or learn to fly, helicopter training,...
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By civil aviation

Make Sure You Can Prove It !

Good point and remember that any competent FTO will always want official and original proof of qualifications and ratings before allowing anything to which you are, supposedly, entitled. Remember...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By civil aviation

Typical

A genuine club may obviously charge what its members decide but, although scandalous as well as amateurish, it is typical that some have apparently been selling way above, or below !, cost price for...
Replies: 28
Views: 3,265
Posted By civil aviation

Mystified

Wondering why you are bothering with all the obvious Canada B.....S when, if you don't want to train in Britain or Ireland, the obvious, cheaper and well-known route is to one of several JAA FTO's in...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,207
Posted By civil aviation

Seems Clear Enough

From the enquiries below, I felt that all 3 FTO's did make it fairly clear what was included or not included in their prices for courses: CPL, PPL etc.
Also, the OBA prices have definitely come DOWN...
16th Jan 2009, 18:44
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By civil aviation

Jaa Ppl Prices

Been researching Florida for son of a friend.
In the interests of fairness/to look for yourself sites are;
flyoba.com , flyoft.com, flyeft.com

OBA seem much cheaper at $5995 with the others...
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By civil aviation

Still Going On !

Latest OFT/PPRuNe advert quotes JAA PPL 4595 when the real price is $8595At current rate of $1.50 (which you'd be lucky to get) the true cost is 5730!

OK, OFT are paying PPRuNe for publicity...
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