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9th Jan 2020, 05:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By alex79

Thanks for the numbers!

Thanks for the numbers!
7th Jan 2020, 22:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By alex79

Question Casa Class 1 Medical Costs 2019 ?

Hello Class 1 Holders

Iím a PPL on a Class 2 Medical and considering to work my way up to a CPL (not for commercial reason though).
What I was wondering, how much do you currently pay for a Class...
4th Mar 2019, 10:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By alex79

2 years later ... anything ?

2 years later ... anything ?
5th May 2018, 06:40
Replies: 2
Views: 1,371
Posted By alex79

Red face IPC Fees

IFR Pilots

just scheduled my IPC and I was told the IPC fee is $720. I mean it's not a test, it's just a proficiency check. Why so much??

How much do you pay for your IPC?

Cheers
5th Mar 2017, 09:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By alex79

Aircraft Hire or Share/Syndicate @ Rockhampton Airport?

Hi

Just wondering if somebody is aware of any hire/share/syndicate options at Rockhampton Airport other than the local Aero Club or Peace Aviation.

Looking for a C182 / Beechcraft Bonanza or...
23rd May 2016, 13:23
Replies: 9
Views: 2,615
Posted By alex79

Question Dust Devils - What to do?

Hi

Just planning a trip from the cold south of the land up to the outback and had a look at some area forecasts and read dust devils for the first time.

I did a bit of googling and found...
16th May 2016, 16:31
Replies: 35
Views: 4,578
Posted By alex79

Question How do you check tyre pressure?

Hi

As part of the pre-flight we need to check the tyre for 'proper inflation'. I was just looking at the POH for a 172 and a 182 for any references regarding what type of gauge one would use....
4th Nov 2015, 11:07
Replies: 5
Views: 3,220
Posted By alex79

Hi Aus_SQ Interesting question. Any...

Hi Aus_SQ

Interesting question. Any progress?

cheers & thanks for sharing
4th Nov 2015, 11:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,314
Posted By alex79

Question IR Test - Ground Component?

Hi

I'm about to complete my IF rating and was wondering if somebody could share his/her experience of the ground component of the initial IF test.

Already had a look at form 61-1503, looks...
11th Aug 2015, 07:31
Replies: 4
Views: 2,712
Posted By alex79

Question Oxygen refill Melbourne/Moorabbin

Hi

Just wondering if somebody has experience with portable oxygen systems (like skyox) and where to refill the cylinders around Melbourne / Moorabbin?

I tried google but couldn't find...
12th May 2015, 13:04
Replies: 8
Views: 2,078
Posted By alex79

Question GA Renter's Insurance in Australia

Hi

I was going through some rental documents the other day and I noticed that the insurance excess that I would have to pay is 'not negligible' ;) So I searched for renter's insurance in...
11th Jan 2015, 07:18
Replies: 21
Views: 8,558
Posted By alex79

Thanks for the comments and I think you are all...

Thanks for the comments and I think you are all right saying "get into real IMC conditions". Watched a few things on youtube and its looks much different to my good weather flights ;)

I had a...
1st Dec 2014, 11:12
Replies: 21
Views: 8,558
Posted By alex79

Question IFR Rating Experiences?!

Hi

I'm about to start my IFR rating, working on the theory at the moment and was thinking ...

So I know that it takes roughly 40h of dual instruction (my goal is Private and SE), half of it in...
26th Oct 2014, 08:32
Replies: 38
Views: 4,877
Posted By alex79

Thanks for all the comments. I really think it's...

Thanks for all the comments. I really think it's sad that pilots need to have a legal background.

I have just emailed CASA. Let's see if they respond and what they say.

Will let you know about...
22nd Oct 2014, 11:30
Replies: 38
Views: 4,877
Posted By alex79

Question Flying for charity - is it a commercial operation ?

Hi

At work they do a raffle ticket sale and the proceedings go to the
Movember charity. I thought I donate a scenic flight where I would cover the cost of the flight.

I would argue that this...
10th Oct 2014, 05:35
Replies: 23
Views: 8,640
Posted By alex79

Moorabbin to Tasmania - When / Best Route?

Hi

For those who already did the trip over the bass strait from Melbourne to Tasmania - When is the best time to do it? Seems that weather is problem number 1.

Also in regards to the route, it...
10th Oct 2014, 05:17
Replies: 8
Views: 3,475
Posted By alex79

Never considered to come to close to whales in a...

Never considered to come to close to whales in a plane. Good point though!
30th Sep 2014, 04:50
Replies: 8
Views: 3,475
Posted By alex79

Thanks for the comments! Two weeks ago we finally...

Thanks for the comments! Two weeks ago we finally managed to fly down. Was a beautiful day and I decided we stay over 3000' and enjoyed 'the big picture'.

I will go there again and do some lower...
25th Jul 2014, 03:34
Replies: 2
Views: 1,505
Posted By alex79

Question PIC vs PIC cross country ?!

Hi

While reading up on some flying things, I have seen that some sites make a difference between PIC and Cross Country (e.g. 50h cross country PIC before your can start IFR training).

I can't...
28th May 2014, 14:49
Replies: 25
Views: 8,470
Posted By alex79

Question Flying over the Australian Alps / Mountain flying

Hi

I'm planning a flight from Melbourne (YMMB) to Merimbula (YMER) and would like to fly direct over the Australian Alps.

Anybody experience with that route ?

Considering the clouds are "OK"...
15th May 2014, 14:14
Replies: 8
Views: 3,475
Posted By alex79

Question Special Procedure around Wilsons Promontory?

Hi

Is anybody aware of any special procedures flying around Wilson's Promontory ?

I found "Wilsons Promontory Airport" on OurAirports but can't see anything like a AD on Google Earth or on the...
12th May 2014, 13:12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,570
Posted By alex79

Question Single Engine Private Hire Moorabbin?

Hi

I was wondering if there is a owner of a C172/C182 or Piper Archer/Arrow that would hire our to a PPL direct.


Thanks!
12th Feb 2014, 14:26
Replies: 8
Views: 2,082
Posted By alex79

Tankengine - I agree and so I did. I found...

Tankengine - I agree and so I did.

I found their phone number and have them a call. They even have an option in their phone menu for foreign licence validation.

I spoke with a representative...
12th Feb 2014, 06:19
Replies: 8
Views: 2,082
Posted By alex79

Flying in the US with AUS PPL

Hi

I'm about to head to the US and planned to do some flying. There was a post on PPRuNe

http://www.pprune.org/pacific-general-aviation-questions/262303-flying-usa-australian-ppl.html

but...
3rd Dec 2013, 12:45
Replies: 41
Views: 8,669
Posted By alex79

Thanks for the feedback and I got some valuable...

Thanks for the feedback and I got some valuable pointers.

DWB50 you wrote that the HM Series Survivor is not TSO certified. I must admit that I thought it was. I tried to google the manufacturer...
24th Nov 2013, 12:58
Replies: 41
Views: 8,669
Posted By alex79

Question GA Life Jacket HM Series Survivor

Hi All

I'm about to buy my first Life Jacket. The only three requirements that I have are that it is a "always on", that it is CASA certified and lastly that it is not too expensive.

I read...
15th Aug 2012, 14:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,931
Posted By alex79

I will ask them tomorrow. Sorry that I had a...

I will ask them tomorrow. Sorry that I had a question and asked.
15th Aug 2012, 13:45
Replies: 9
Views: 2,931
Posted By alex79

Question BAK / PPL Exam ?!

Hi!

I was under the impression that the BAK exam is the PPL exam, but it seems that I'm wrong.

Where are the differences? What is the PPL Exam about?

Thanks for your help!
25th Jul 2012, 13:10
Replies: 22
Views: 14,858
Posted By alex79

Wow it seems I raised quiet a discussion. ...

Wow it seems I raised quiet a discussion.

Well I read the ATC VFR radio book but at least to me it seems all a bit different in the air.

I tried LiveATC.net but didn't really work for...
16th Jul 2012, 13:23
Replies: 22
Views: 14,858
Posted By alex79

Best Practice Learning Radio Calls?!

Hi!

I just started my PPL and was wondering if somebody has some advice how to best study radio calls.

I have some example calls on paper (Moorabbin) but it's all very static.
Is there...
24th Jun 2012, 13:55
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By alex79

Sporty's Pilot Shop Ipad Apps any value for AUS?

Hi All!

I just came across some of Sporty's Pilot Shop iPad apps like "VFR Pilot Communications" or "Takeoffs and Landings".

I was wondering if these are useful as a study aid for an AUS PPL?...
6th Apr 2012, 17:39
Replies: 10
Views: 2,261
Posted By alex79

Switching Flight Schools - Is it difficult?

Hi

I was just wondering how difficult it is to switch flight schools. Do I have to inform CASA about it? Can I pick up right were I left at the old school? How is this assessed? Are there other...
6th Apr 2012, 17:23
Replies: 10
Views: 2,261
Posted By alex79

Thanks for all the comments. I bought the...

Thanks for all the comments.

I bought the books, the red pack, and I did the medical.

Two steps closer :)

cheers
24th Feb 2012, 13:36
Replies: 10
Views: 2,261
Posted By alex79

Almost ready....

Hi All!

Well it seems that I made up my mind and I'm ready to start the PPL.

I haven't made my final decision in regards to school as I might have to move soon, but I have a (very) short list....
4th Apr 2011, 03:40
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By alex79

Convert Canadian to Australian PPL?!

Hi

Just wondering if somebody knows if I can convert a Canadian to an
Australian PPL ?!

What are the conversion requirements?


Thanks heaps!
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