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If it wasn't for the pandemic, Brexit and the...

If it wasn't for the pandemic, Brexit and the whole issue of mutual recognition between UK CAA & EASA would be a lot clearer and I believe, a lot different. Most regulators are still working from...
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Posted By spitfirejock

PGF - I would be interested to know what...

PGF - I would be interested to know what qualifications and hours you have presently (I assume a PPL and maybe a few hours?) and what price you are being quoted to achieve your CPL/IR from this exact...
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Posted By spitfirejock

Go Modular.......repeated time and time again is...

Go Modular.......repeated time and time again is a message that seems to get lost time and time again.

The very mention of 'whitetail CPL' or 'Mentored Training' just takes us right back to where...
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Posted By spitfirejock

I posted recently about a school in Florida...

I posted recently about a school in Florida (without naming names) who took $98K of person X, who then took over 12 months to compete the PPL phase due lack of resourses and when he asked for a...
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Posted By spitfirejock

However Alex, although everything you say I agree...

However Alex, although everything you say I agree with, as confirmed by all my posts, don't just plug the Wings Alliance ATO's as you are the founding member, there are plenty of others just as good...
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Posted By spitfirejock

PilotLZ - 1,000 percent agreed - run a mile if...

PilotLZ - 1,000 percent agreed - run a mile if asked.
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Posted By spitfirejock

Looking at the performance of the L3...

Looking at the performance of the L3 representative at the recent Pilot Careers Live Virtual event, it suggests they have no idea about what to do next - it was very uninspiring indeed.

Maybe if...
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Posted By spitfirejock

I stand corrected......but I just felt that we...

I stand corrected......but I just felt that we don't need to pile on any more negativity. COVID is making people miserable and depressed, and as some would say, the cure is proving worse than the...
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Posted By spitfirejock

All we needed is for BALPA to stick the knife...

All we needed is for BALPA to stick the knife in......what load of twoddle!

Let ensure ALL ATO's go out of business, all flight instructors lose their jobs, all training aircraft get scrapped...
7th Nov 2020, 21:14
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Posted By spitfirejock

There is no doubt in my mind the UK CAA will...

There is no doubt in my mind the UK CAA will oversight and grant ATO approvals both in the UK and overseas for training towards the UK licence just as they have always done, the big question is, when...
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Posted By spitfirejock

8000 views on this thread is a respectable...

8000 views on this thread is a respectable number, hopefully lots of potential students amongst them, but nothing compared to the nearly 20,000 for the 'L3 Harris Shafting' thread, is the message...
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Posted By spitfirejock

Between this thread started by Alex W and several...

Between this thread started by Alex W and several of my previous threads, I hope the integrated v modular debate is finally over - we shall see! Maybe the STICKY needs to go and we can start fresh?
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Posted By spitfirejock

I agree with rudestuff, do both! There are a...

I agree with rudestuff, do both!

There are a few ATO's in the USA that are approved for FAA and EASA training. A couple of them advertise that you can complete both licences for about the same...
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Posted By spitfirejock

Don't forget B2N2, one of the so called 'usual...

Don't forget B2N2, one of the so called 'usual suspects' in Florida, advertise on their website that about 50% of the training is done in southern Europe (CPL/ME/IR/MCC). I don't think this is a...
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Posted By spitfirejock

B2N2 - To make it a condition of maintaining...

B2N2 - To make it a condition of maintaining approval to allow only a certain percentage (say up to 25%) of the full course cost to be on deposit with the ATO at any time.

IMHO, it would be fairly...
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Posted By spitfirejock

Seems all agree, so far! Anybody interested...

Seems all agree, so far!

Anybody interested in commenting on my last paragraph? - couldn't the flight training industry lobby the Regulators, or are believing we are not sophisticated or motivated...
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Posted By spitfirejock

Yet another sad flight training story!

Without mentioning any names (not the purpose of this thread) I recently learned of a group of students who seem to have been completely conned by their flight school.

A Modular training EASA ATO...
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Posted By spitfirejock

Agreed - sensible talk indeed, my posts on this...

Agreed - sensible talk indeed, my posts on this forum fully concur.

Whats alarming to me is, it seems a complete waste of time trying to communicate facts and reality on social media, including on...
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Posted By spitfirejock

Yet another sad example of people hurling insults...

Yet another sad example of people hurling insults at each other and degrading the value of a thread - maybe its just entertainment for some of those participating?

Common sense suggests that the...
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Posted By spitfirejock

I agree with Alex Whittingham, the integrated...

I agree with Alex Whittingham, the integrated schools cannot get their costs down anywhere near the modular schools. The challenge for students is to be able to cut through the fog of misinformation...
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Views: 4,631
Posted By spitfirejock

L3 blows the lid off the "Integrated v Modular" debate!

After decades of listening to the often heated debate about which is the best route to the airline pilot seat, L3 Harris have just announced their Modular Pilot Training with the caption "Become a...
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Posted By spitfirejock

In the heady days of 2019 it was a sales...

In the heady days of 2019 it was a sales technique to convince you your chances of a job with RYR were far better - who knows that might have been true, I have no personal knowledge either way.

In...
29th Jun 2020, 20:19
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Posted By spitfirejock

1Theplaneman - there are many thousands of...

1Theplaneman - there are many thousands of Europeans who have trained in the USA over the last 25 years at a school approved by EASA (or by the UK CAA in the old days) so no conversion is required if...
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Posted By spitfirejock

I posted this on another thread yesterday and...

I posted this on another thread yesterday and copied it here as I thought it was relevant...........


I have, so far, resisted the temptation to join the hot and current thread about life after...
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Posted By spitfirejock

I have, so far, resisted the temptation to join...

I have, so far, resisted the temptation to join the hot and current thread about life after COVID, but I very much enjoyed reading the last posting by rudestuff, I wholeheartedly agree and it...
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