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9th Feb 2015, 11:26
Replies: 32
Views: 5,601
Posted By piperarcher

You did the right thing, and you will learn lots,...

You did the right thing, and you will learn lots, even if you get more advanced qualifications like the IR(R). There is always an opportunity for some mishap.


But to help me, I'd do two things...
28th Jan 2015, 11:27
Replies: 48
Views: 3,853
Posted By piperarcher

When I was flying with someone else and sharing...

When I was flying with someone else and sharing as P1, I went for option 1. Largely because it matched the aircraft techlog and any semi-automated system that calculates times based on departure or...
22nd Dec 2014, 15:41
Replies: 48
Views: 19,680
Posted By piperarcher

Seen on the Elstree website that Billins are...

Seen on the Elstree website that Billins are moving in next year.




http://www.londonelstreeaerodrome.com/blog/index.html (http://www.londonelstreeaerodrome.com/blog/index.html)
9th Dec 2014, 07:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By piperarcher

Learning to fly is an expensive business and if I...

Learning to fly is an expensive business and if I was looking to save money I'd try and spend more time at the airfield chatting to pilots or instructors or trying to piggy back on someone else's...
8th Dec 2014, 14:40
Replies: 20
Views: 4,138
Posted By piperarcher

Driving schools dont use 1960's cars because they...

Driving schools dont use 1960's cars because they barely pass MOT's, are not very comfortable (no driving schools is going to be using a Jag XJS), cannot have dual controls, are not very economical,...
1st Dec 2014, 11:36
Replies: 23
Views: 3,992
Posted By piperarcher

I cant give any recommendations and I learnt in...

I cant give any recommendations and I learnt in the UK. But often this type of thread comes up and there in my opinion seem to be numerous points:

1: It is not often cheaper to go to US unless...
28th Oct 2014, 23:28
Replies: 7
Views: 2,179
Posted By piperarcher

I didn't train with them but I have used their...

I didn't train with them but I have used their services a few times. I cant recommend them highly enough. I have flown with Alwynn who is the CFI, and Fiona though at a different airfield. A very...
14th Oct 2014, 15:40
Replies: 37
Views: 9,131
Posted By piperarcher

In my experience an iPhone has never caused any...

In my experience an iPhone has never caused any interefence of any kind whatsoever not in flight mode. A blackberry on the other hand will constantly be a disruption to at least the COM channel.
13th Oct 2014, 21:36
Replies: 107
Views: 16,242
Posted By piperarcher

Light rain is always a tricky one. I have an IMC...

Light rain is always a tricky one. I have an IMC Rating or IR(R) as it is called now, and light rain is fine if as described earlier. If you can see through it, or you can go around it, then you have...
13th Oct 2014, 15:45
Replies: 107
Views: 16,242
Posted By piperarcher

I wasnt sure if this was a serious question. ...

I wasnt sure if this was a serious question.

No PPL should wear epaulattes, except in India or some other place where any kind of transit as a pilot will attract unwanted attention not dressed...
13th Oct 2014, 11:24
Replies: 30
Views: 4,510
Posted By piperarcher

I tried that (though with Farnborough Radar, and...

I tried that (though with Farnborough Radar, and not London Info) but they rejected the idea and said it had to be closed on the ground after landing, which seems fair. And yes, you dont have to...
7th Oct 2014, 09:49
Replies: 19
Views: 3,427
Posted By piperarcher

Genghis - Normally I agree with what you say, but...

Genghis - Normally I agree with what you say, but on this occasion I dont.



They are at risk from the outome. Even if say on Farnborough Radar, two aircraft only requested or were able to...
30th Sep 2014, 13:44
Replies: 37
Views: 3,446
Posted By piperarcher

I personally dont agree with that as I have seen...

I personally dont agree with that as I have seen clubs go the extra mile. And you could consider training for am IR(Restricted) rating, or a cross-channel checkout as a formal school led way of...
30th Sep 2014, 12:01
Replies: 37
Views: 3,446
Posted By piperarcher

In my experience of 9 years, and having done PPL...

In my experience of 9 years, and having done PPL training, IMCR, Night qualification, and renewals of JAR and FAA licenses with a few different airfield organisations in South East UK, I would...
16th Sep 2014, 12:17
Replies: 30
Views: 4,510
Posted By piperarcher

At the school I used to fly from, it was...

At the school I used to fly from, it was mandatory to do a cross channel checkout if you wanted to take one of their planes to L2K, which was fair enough. The added advantage is that you have an...
16th Sep 2014, 11:24
Replies: 29
Views: 3,664
Posted By piperarcher

Exactly what I was thinking too. There are a...

Exactly what I was thinking too. There are a whole load of nuances and variances european wide that probably dont make themselves particuarly clear in the training material. Thats why people come to...
10th Sep 2014, 10:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By piperarcher

Not technically 'East London' you could look at...

Not technically 'East London' you could look at the Heli schools schools at Denham. I dont know their names of the top of my head but there are extensive Heli operations based there.
4th Sep 2014, 11:33
Replies: 52
Views: 5,159
Posted By piperarcher

Another vote for change the instructor, its not...

Another vote for change the instructor, its not on, or professional for someone in authority to be belittling at any stage of your flying training, let alone at the beginning. And you are their...
31st Aug 2014, 21:23
Replies: 73
Views: 13,165
Posted By piperarcher

As what tmmorris said. You can't request anything...

As what tmmorris said. You can't request anything from an AG, only tell them what you are doing and see if they tell you anything. You can ask anything you want like other known traffic but different...
28th Jul 2014, 11:23
Replies: 3
Views: 2,765
Posted By piperarcher

I would have thought that the exams you sit must...

I would have thought that the exams you sit must at least be based on the content from the previous years book. Do exams get updated exactly the same time as the books do?
13th Jul 2014, 12:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,992
Posted By piperarcher

I have flow with Ivan at Flight Training London...

I have flow with Ivan at Flight Training London (http://flighttraininglondon.co.uk/). He used to work at Panshanger as an instructor and I can vouch for his teaching style and expertise.


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12th Jul 2014, 22:38
Replies: 19
Views: 1,992
Posted By piperarcher

Little Gransden has movement restrictions AFAIK,...

Little Gransden has movement restrictions AFAIK, and depending how close you are to Panshanger, Bourne, Top Farm are a bit of a drive. Fowlmere is a great airfield, but if like me you just want a...
12th Jul 2014, 20:12
Replies: 19
Views: 1,992
Posted By piperarcher

I'm based at Panshanger and need to base an...

I'm based at Panshanger and need to base an aircraft. Locally I'd consider North Weald, Elstree or Stapleford. Stapleford probably has the best facilities and operation (night flying, lots of...
11th Jul 2014, 13:50
Replies: 73
Views: 23,653
Posted By piperarcher

This was always the issue, rather than planning...

This was always the issue, rather than planning houses on it or quarrying. The historical landowners (Mr Nat Somers) had a passion for aviation. When he passed on, his wife, and in particular the...
10th Jul 2014, 11:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,995
Posted By piperarcher

I agree it was sad to see them go out of...

I agree it was sad to see them go out of business. My MRX was returned to them in the US (at quite a cost to me) for a number of faults, and again the unit is faulty, so I dont turn mine on any more....
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