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Forum: North America
24th Jun 2020, 18:32
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By Transsonic2000

Current Hiring Situation at US Regionals (Covid19 - summer 2020)

Can anybody comment on above question? I believe it'll take at least a year until things are back to "normal" and the Regionals resume hiring again.

Since I currently live abroad, how about the...
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Transsonic2000

That's right! Probably the best way to go,...

That's right! Probably the best way to go, because in the end you would have two licenses, US and Canadian. I believe as a Canadian citizen you would have the better carrier opportunities in Canada...
3rd Jun 2020, 15:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By Transsonic2000

Thanks S-Works and Waltzer! Most helpful answers...

Thanks S-Works and Waltzer! Most helpful answers so far! This guy already owns the aircraft for about 15 years now. So I guess he knows how to handle it. As stated in my above question, the current...
3rd Jun 2020, 15:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By Transsonic2000

jmmoric: I stated that I am a US citizen so I can...

jmmoric: I stated that I am a US citizen so I can legally be the owner of a N-registered aircraft outside the US. My question was aiming at the responsibilities which come with an N-reg aircraft...
Forum: North America
3rd Jun 2020, 15:17
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By Transsonic2000

Climb150: Thanks! But this dose not answer my...

Climb150: Thanks! But this dose not answer my question. I stated that I am a US citizen so I can legally be the owner of a N-registered aircraft outside the US. My question was aiming at the...
2nd Jun 2020, 15:40
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By Transsonic2000

Owning an N-registered aircraft as a non US-Citizen outside the US?

A friend of mine (non US) recently approached me and asked me the above mentioned question. Since I am a US citizen living in Europe he asked me if I would be willing to act as the registered owner...
Forum: North America
2nd Jun 2020, 15:24
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By Transsonic2000

Owning a N-registered as a non US-citizen out the US?

Owning an N-registered aircraft as a non US-Citizen outside the US?

A friend of mine (non US) recently approached me and asked me the above mentioned question. Since I am a US citizen living in...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By Transsonic2000

You must have the legal right to live and work in...

You must have the legal right to live and work in the US then? I mean you got what other people are dreaming of?! Looks like you managed to work your way up the latter, at least quite a bit.


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Forum: North America
16th Oct 2018, 13:52
Replies: 17
Views: 5,413
Posted By Transsonic2000

@ saby8: Sorry to hear that your daughter's...

@ saby8: Sorry to hear that your daughter's training isn't progressing as expected! You already received a lot of really good advise here! I'd also suggest to talk to the chief flight instructor and...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Transsonic2000

1. I assume you are talking about the EASA ATPL...

1. I assume you are talking about the EASA ATPL exams?! Well, the EASA ATP exams are basically useless in the US, since the FAA (US Aviation Authority) won't give you any credit for it! In order to...
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Transsonic2000

Thank you everybody for your feedback/opinion, I...

Thank you everybody for your feedback/opinion, I really appreciate it! This is a great community I must say! I canceled my schedule for the next two days and informed the general manager that I need...
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Transsonic2000

@ Nurse2pilot: Many thanks for your prompt reply!...

@ Nurse2pilot: Many thanks for your prompt reply! Well, I'd say the problem is not actually the school (doesn't have a bad reputation), but more this guy / Instructor! Usually I don't have any issues...
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Transsonic2000

I'm currently in the center of Europe! This can...

I'm currently in the center of Europe! This can be easily narrowed to only one country (Hint: France is to it's West and to Poland it's East)! I think it's somehow understandable that I don't really...
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Transsonic2000

Converison FAA to EASA - having a difficult time preparing for check-ride

Hi all,

perhaps somebody is/was in the same boat and has some advise for me. My EASA exams will expire by the end of October this year (2018) and currently I'm at a flight school preparing for the...
Forum: North America
28th Aug 2018, 12:09
Replies: 2
Views: 1,928
Posted By Transsonic2000

There is no such thing like "the best school"...

There is no such thing like "the best school" since each individual has different expectations and a lot of other factors come into play, like personal budget, time frame, motivation, goals etc. If...
Forum: North America
3rd Aug 2018, 00:52
Replies: 22
Views: 17,746
Posted By Transsonic2000

This would require an EASA license, besides...

This would require an EASA license, besides having the right to live and work in the EU! And pretty much the same applies to land a job with a US airline in terms of license as well as the legal...
Forum: North America
5th Jul 2018, 16:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Transsonic2000

Thanks for the feedback! As already mentioned in...

Thanks for the feedback! As already mentioned in my previous post, I don't have any particular flight school or FBO in mind (besides perhaps getting some multi time). I'm more or less looking for...
Forum: North America
3rd Jul 2018, 14:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Transsonic2000

No I do not, since I'm a US citizen! And it's not...

No I do not, since I'm a US citizen! And it's not about initial training either, it's about re-currency training.
Forum: North America
1st Jul 2018, 16:53
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Transsonic2000

Thanks for your respond! Was thinking about the...

Thanks for your respond! Was thinking about the East coast, North East region. Thought I just give it a random try, perhaps somebody pops up here on the forum whom had a good experience with a...
Forum: North America
30th Jun 2018, 18:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,444
Posted By Transsonic2000

Well, the main question to consider is, does the...

Well, the main question to consider is, does the State which issued your CPL license (Srilanka) approve a TR which is issued by the FAA (US)? Because some countries won't - e.g. the EASA (Europe)...
Forum: North America
30th Jun 2018, 16:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Transsonic2000

Advise on FBO or school to get current in US

Need to get current again on my FAA certificates and planning to spend about 2 weeks in the US (I reside in Europe). I was wondering if anybody here knows about a FBO or school (in the US) where this...
Replies: 7
Views: 3,859
Posted By Transsonic2000

OK, so how much of a relief/benefit would this be...

OK, so how much of a relief/benefit would this be compared to the regular initial (EASA) FI syllabus/training? Considering the FI applicant has passed the EASA ATP knowledge exams.

Aside form...
Forum: North America
25th Apr 2018, 02:50
Replies: 21
Views: 12,760
Posted By Transsonic2000

Well, it's certainly not a dormitory! You stay in...

Well, it's certainly not a dormitory! You stay in a furnished apartment which is rented by the school.
Forum: North America
21st Apr 2018, 12:32
Replies: 21
Views: 12,760
Posted By Transsonic2000

Well, there are some apartments that are rented...

Well, there are some apartments that are rented by students (apartment sharing community) and if somebody is finished with training and he moves out, someone else moves in. When I started my training...
Replies: 14
Views: 3,938
Posted By Transsonic2000

As already mentioned, when landing the C172...

As already mentioned, when landing the C172 nailing the appropriate approach speed on short final will help a lot to make a good landing. If you come in to fast, making a nice landing will be quite a...
Forum: North America
19th Apr 2018, 15:44
Replies: 21
Views: 12,760
Posted By Transsonic2000

If you are looking for year round flying weather,...

If you are looking for year round flying weather, I'd be looking to Arizona or Southern California. As mentioned earlier, weather at Hillsboro (Oregon) is usually nice and stable from early May until...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,688
Posted By Transsonic2000

I'm afraid, but the answer is NO! Common sense...

I'm afraid, but the answer is NO! Common sense and real world experience is not going to get you through the exams. I did the conversion myself, also hold an FAA instructor license, the EASA ATP...
Forum: North America
17th Apr 2018, 03:52
Replies: 21
Views: 12,760
Posted By Transsonic2000

Hi there, did my entire training at...

Hi there,

did my entire training at Hillsboro (PPL/IR/CPL and Instructor) can't really say anything negative about the school. However, it's a few years ago since I finished my training, so I...
Replies: 22
Views: 17,236
Posted By Transsonic2000

As already mentioned earlier you could consider...

As already mentioned earlier you could consider getting an FAA (US) Medical - there are FAA licensed aviation medical examiners (AMEs) here in Europe. But it doesn't really help you regarding the...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,704
Posted By Transsonic2000

EU pilot-shortage a hoax?

It appears to me to be a never ending story "pilot-shortage" - sometimes I have the impression that it's more of a PR campaign to the benefit of airlines and flight schools.
Today commonly the...
Replies: 50
Views: 63,291
Posted By Transsonic2000

FAA to EASA

Well, it depends what level of license you are aiming for. Converting to an EASA PPL (no matter what level of ICAO license you're holding) is not a big deal and can be done at minimum cost and time....
Replies: 8
Views: 10,313
Posted By Transsonic2000

Yes, must agree on both points! Very true! ...

Yes, must agree on both points! Very true!

Lufthansa requires applicants to pass the DLR test (aptitude test) which is among the most difficult aptitude tests in the industry. The test can be...
Replies: 8
Views: 10,313
Posted By Transsonic2000

Well, not going to comment on that. But let me...

Well, not going to comment on that. But let me tell you, there is not only Lufthansa, other carriers and training organizations are good as well, if not even better! And most of all, there are no...
Replies: 8
Views: 10,313
Posted By Transsonic2000

Well, that's difficult to say, but I believe one...

Well, that's difficult to say, but I believe one of the prerequisites of being hired by a German airline ist to speak the german language fluently or at least close to it. May I ask a different...
Replies: 14
Views: 4,813
Posted By Transsonic2000

How about Bartolini Air in Poland? They have a...

How about Bartolini Air in Poland? They have a good reputation and they have reasonable prices. The only down side I know of is that they are apparently quite busy and you have to wait a few month...
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