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15th Apr 2018, 19:45
Replies: 344
Views: 209,907
Posted By downwind24

Looks like they are

Looks like they are
16th Aug 2014, 18:22
Replies: 29
Views: 5,704
Posted By downwind24

I always teach hand on the throttle below 1000'....

I always teach hand on the throttle below 1000'. Generally take off and landing. Had a student from another school that needed me to pull the power on him, on final and on take off, 8 or 9 times to...
9th Dec 2013, 20:33
Replies: 9
Views: 4,951
Posted By downwind24

I am deeply, deeply shocked. I see him at least...

I am deeply, deeply shocked. I see him at least three or four times a week but haven't been in the last two weeks.

John was an absolute gentleman, full of knowledge and always willing to impart...
6th Sep 2013, 20:25
Replies: 20
Views: 9,648
Posted By downwind24

Guy's , as a matter of interest , do you receive...

Guy's , as a matter of interest , do you receive an increased hourly rate or set day allowance/rate when you provide supervision to a restricted instructor?

I know most schools do a mixture of...
15th Jun 2013, 21:24
Replies: 178
Views: 34,739
Posted By downwind24

As an instructor I have practised , in my head at...

As an instructor I have practised , in my head at least , engine failures/partial engine failures , at the field I fly from on thousands of occasions.

I almost know every blade of grass within two...
15th Jun 2013, 20:09
Replies: 178
Views: 34,739
Posted By downwind24

But initial training nearly always win's when the...

But initial training nearly always win's when the poo hits the fan which is why those initial ppl lessons are so important.

Never a truer word said MJ !
15th Jun 2013, 20:06
Replies: 28
Views: 19,469
Posted By downwind24

Cut-Throat Jake That is a brilliant post. ...

Cut-Throat Jake

That is a brilliant post.

The positivity and determination in your mail is outstanding :D
27th Feb 2013, 20:49
Replies: 25
Views: 12,043
Posted By downwind24

I received the same reply last year and i'm not...

I received the same reply last year and i'm not even rated ! Smartlynx must be passing all application details on to them.
Replies: 35
Views: 6,498
Posted By downwind24

Guys , I started commercial training at 34 and...

Guys , I started commercial training at 34 and instruct full time now. I too had a very successful career and gave it all up a couple of years ago for the love of aviation.

Money isn't everything...
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By downwind24

Did you complete the CPL/IR within the given...

Did you complete the CPL/IR within the given three years from the date of the last exam and have them issued?

If not they may well not 'honour' them. I would get in touch direct with the CAA for...
4th Jul 2012, 19:05
Replies: 39
Views: 9,855
Posted By downwind24

I think what Mickey means is that there is no...

I think what Mickey means is that there is no shortage of work for newly qualified FI's

Like anything though ,in my opinion , it's who you know not what you know in getting work.
5th Jun 2012, 19:42
Replies: 47
Views: 11,849
Posted By downwind24

I'm just over half way through the FI course and...

I'm just over half way through the FI course and loving every minute.

After having two very good Instructors during my PPL training it was always a desire to instruct and impart a little bit of...
5th Apr 2012, 21:00
Replies: 12
Views: 4,650
Posted By downwind24

Hey BIGS , I was once told by a Captain 'Never...

Hey BIGS , I was once told by a Captain 'Never turn down your first job and never turn down your first command'

Personally I would take it with both hands. I know a couple of guys that fly TP's...
2nd Apr 2012, 21:06
Replies: 3
Views: 3,228
Posted By downwind24

Closing date for applications (FI) were 20th...

Closing date for applications (FI) were 20th March. It may now have been removed?

Sorry read this on my phone and thought it was the GAPAN scholarships as I couldn't open the link. GAPAN...
Replies: 8
Views: 7,901
Posted By downwind24

Does anyone have experience of the TR and LT with...

Does anyone have experience of the TR and LT with Farnair? I understand that the LT is carried out on the ATR 42 , would this have much impact when trying to gain employment with ATR 72 operators?
22nd Mar 2012, 20:39
Replies: 117
Views: 44,142
Posted By downwind24

Under review must be a good sign. Mine says...

Under review must be a good sign. Mine says rejected! You obviously meet the criteria so fingers crossed !
30th Nov 2011, 17:54
Replies: 16
Views: 5,196
Posted By downwind24

Excellent post RTN11 , I have been on the rough...

Excellent post RTN11 , I have been on the rough end of one of those 'I dont really want to be here' Instructors !

9 months after professional flying training I am just about to look at FI schools...
10th Nov 2011, 09:58
Replies: 1,419
Views: 614,381
Posted By downwind24

Mobius , that category ended about a month ago...

Mobius , that category ended about a month ago mate. They are currently on TR , the people selected.
1st Nov 2011, 10:09
Replies: 1,419
Views: 614,381
Posted By downwind24

............I hope so too Burger81 :O

............I hope so too Burger81 :O
1st Nov 2011, 09:33
Replies: 1,419
Views: 614,381
Posted By downwind24

Quote "Originally I was told by the recruiting...

Quote "Originally I was told by the recruiting captain that there was 16 positions available, but through the graevine heard that only 12 were taken on, leaving the door open for early 2012."

16...
26th Oct 2011, 20:44
Replies: 9,404
Views: 5,212,667
Posted By downwind24

Guys , quick question. What are your ages please?

Guys , quick question. What are your ages please?
21st Oct 2011, 21:55
Replies: 45
Views: 28,198
Posted By downwind24

320 hours , 37 , non TR . Still nothing . If I...

320 hours , 37 , non TR . Still nothing . If I hear it's a bonus , if not Hey Ho :}
13th Oct 2011, 20:05
Replies: 26
Views: 8,855
Posted By downwind24

Surely then they have indeed 'conspired' to...

Surely then they have indeed 'conspired' to improve their school rating ?!
12th Oct 2011, 19:34
Replies: 26
Views: 8,855
Posted By downwind24

' The fact still remains that both I , Elie and...

' The fact still remains that both I , Elie and Danielle are now flying - and YOU ARE NOT!! And we are flying much thanks to Marcello and his team.'

I flew this afternoon thanks :ok:
11th Oct 2011, 20:17
Replies: 26
Views: 8,855
Posted By downwind24

I don't particularly care if im honest...... I...

I don't particularly care if im honest...... I just wonder why 4 or 5 newbies to Pprune should suddenly decide to comment on this thread full of the joy's of this organisation and all within a short...
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