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19th Sep 2022, 20:23
Replies: 118
Views: 22,846
Posted By A Pandy

Proud

Watched it on the BBC app here in Tokyo while on a layover.
The whole ceremony showed the world Britain at its best. The weight of history and continuity was truly remarkable. For all the service...
1st Dec 2020, 19:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By A Pandy

I agree with Jim59, when I studied for my UK PPL...

I agree with Jim59, when I studied for my UK PPL back in the 80s I used Trevor Thom's very well written and detailed series of books. If they are still being published and in use I can highly...
15th Mar 2020, 02:46
Replies: 6
Views: 5,249
Posted By A Pandy

Greg Foran

With regards to the CEO of Air New Zealand, Greg Foran taking a pay cut, let me just say that as a company Air New Zealand has one of the nicest, most down to earth and sincere persons you could ever...
1st Nov 2019, 23:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By A Pandy

KBFI

We use Boeing Field on a fairly regular basis as a tech stop for our trips to and from Asia. There are no real negatives to be honest, good FBO, we use Modern Aviation, plenty of runway with ILS, sea...
15th Nov 2017, 18:21
Replies: 17
Views: 3,870
Posted By A Pandy

The Company I fly for usually just use multiple...

The Company I fly for usually just use multiple entry business visas. If you use a commercial airline to either position in or out you will require a special letter in Chinese that explains why that...
10th Jan 2016, 17:06
Replies: 22
Views: 8,772
Posted By A Pandy

G650 Type

Just got back from G650 recurrent in Savannah. The latest word about the 5th simulator is that a decision is yet to be made about where it will be based. The most likely locations are either one of...
Forum: North America
7th Jun 2015, 20:55
Replies: 10
Views: 3,309
Posted By A Pandy

I have tried to send you a private message but it...

I have tried to send you a private message but it states you cannot receive or you have blocked private messages.
If you can unblock I will send again or let me know of another way to contact you...
Forum: North America
2nd Jun 2015, 04:14
Replies: 10
Views: 3,309
Posted By A Pandy

Flyermommy, I live not far from you and fly for...

Flyermommy,
I live not far from you and fly for the aforementioned flight department. Even though a recent round of hiring has just come to an end if you are truly interested in the department I...
28th Mar 2015, 00:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,868
Posted By A Pandy

I am a British passport holder flying a US...

I am a British passport holder flying a US registered G6. The guidance was to get a correct visa that allowed for flight crew duties. It took three attempts to get the correct visa as the first two...
Forum: North America
25th Aug 2014, 01:22
Replies: 6
Views: 2,321
Posted By A Pandy

First off it may help if you do a little more...

First off it may help if you do a little more reading of these forums on this subject and you will find a lot of advice with regards to the question that you are asking.
Not wanting to burst your...
Forum: North America
24th May 2014, 23:50
Replies: 17
Views: 6,053
Posted By A Pandy

USA

this theme comes up on a regular basis. Have you researched previous posts? if you have you will see that to work in the USA you will need a permanent residence card also known as a green card. There...
17th Apr 2014, 21:22
Replies: 16
Views: 3,735
Posted By A Pandy

Believe it or not I have actually flown Taylor...

Believe it or not I have actually flown Taylor Swift and her entourage to an event. Not being a country fan I did not know who she was. In fact I assumed it was a guy!:eek:
Know better now.
16th Apr 2014, 17:53
Replies: 16
Views: 3,735
Posted By A Pandy

DC ProX

I purchased a pair of the David Clarks a couple of months ago and absolutely love them. The best headsets that I have owned. I have also used Telex headsets such as the 850 light weight and...
22nd Mar 2014, 17:53
Replies: 28
Views: 10,976
Posted By A Pandy

So many people maintain that you need to know...

So many people maintain that you need to know someone to get into Corporate Aviation but this isn't always true. In many cases it may help but it is not an absolute truth. The company I work for...
12th Nov 2013, 20:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By A Pandy

FSI

I have been training at these facilities for over 15 years. If I were to chose one over the other then I would recommend Tucson.
This is a purely personal opinion.
12th Nov 2013, 20:14
Replies: 30
Views: 5,746
Posted By A Pandy

Cruise Speeds

I fly the G650.
The MMO is .925. Normal cruise is .90 with long range cruise between .85 and .87.
For flights under 5000nm we will normally plan .89 as this seems to be far more fuel efficient than...
Forum: North America
9th Oct 2013, 00:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,734
Posted By A Pandy

As someone who has come from the old Continent...

As someone who has come from the old Continent and now resides and works in the USA the first order of business is whether you have the right to reside and work here. In other words do you hold a US...
18th Jul 2013, 18:19
Replies: 18
Views: 19,041
Posted By A Pandy

G150

The G150 is most certainly still in production and is a very capable aircraft. I would certainly consider time on a G150 more useful than time in a Kingair. There are plenty of high time Kingair...
Forum: Questions
26th Nov 2012, 22:41
Replies: 12
Views: 8,008
Posted By A Pandy

The first question is "do you have the right to...

The first question is "do you have the right to reside in the US"?
If the answer is yes and you intend to move here and then commence the FAA training then be aware that in the US a license with...
20th Nov 2012, 21:39
Replies: 382
Views: 44,878
Posted By A Pandy

Tom, Have to agree with you here. I don't...

Tom,
Have to agree with you here. I don't understand why CLDRVR has to be so aggresive and rude about a very worthwhile discussion.
At the end of the day I fly two types. One says flaps up at V2+25...
19th Nov 2012, 22:34
Replies: 382
Views: 44,878
Posted By A Pandy

Tom, First off let me just say that I tend to...

Tom,
First off let me just say that I tend to agree with your argument and would consider myself to be on your side. However having just finished school on the G650 I can assure you that in the AFM...
18th Nov 2012, 16:56
Replies: 382
Views: 44,878
Posted By A Pandy

The following comes straight out of the...

The following comes straight out of the Gulfstream G650 Operating manual.
Normal 2 engine take-off, at positive rate gear up and flaps up. Select FLCH which will command auto throttles to go from V2...
18th Nov 2012, 03:06
Replies: 382
Views: 44,878
Posted By A Pandy

Flap Retraction

For the sake of adding to the discussion, as I mentioned in a previous post when operating our Lear 45s we call for flaps at V2+25 as per the manual. However I have just finished a type course on the...
16th Nov 2012, 16:14
Replies: 382
Views: 44,878
Posted By A Pandy

At my company we call flap speed at V2+25 but do...

At my company we call flap speed at V2+25 but do not make any turns until 400' agl.
Forum: North America
31st Oct 2012, 03:32
Replies: 87
Views: 22,990
Posted By A Pandy

Captain two-holds, To answer your question, I...

Captain two-holds,
To answer your question, I came to the US about 21 years ago to hours build and ended up flight instructing for a few years and then getting an extended visa which enabled me to...
Forum: North America
28th Oct 2012, 01:17
Replies: 87
Views: 22,990
Posted By A Pandy

Moving to the USA

First off as somebody who has made the transition from Wales to the USA let me assure you of one thing. Getting married to a USA citizen does not assure you of a green card or residency. People who...
7th Sep 2012, 23:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By A Pandy

That's a great picture of a beautiful...

That's a great picture of a beautiful airplane.:ok:
Some lucky lads are going to get to fly it soon.:)
7th Sep 2012, 21:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By A Pandy

G650 receives Type Certification

Just announced that the Gulfstream G650 has been awarded Type Certification today September 7th.
First deliveries by years end.
7th Sep 2012, 19:31
Replies: 13
Views: 4,637
Posted By A Pandy

The G650 is not far from TC. The first pilot type...

The G650 is not far from TC. The first pilot type rating class at FSI Savannah begins Monday September 10th.
15th Aug 2012, 00:48
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By A Pandy

Lives ruined

An honest question. How has he ruined lives ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By A Pandy

My advice would be to give it a go. There are...

My advice would be to give it a go. There are many of us who started out doing a PPL on the weekends while holding down a stressful full time job. The only downsides to this course is the British...
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By A Pandy

What would you consider a decent price ?

What would you consider a decent price ?
Replies: 968
Views: 566,930
Posted By A Pandy

30 is not too late to start but just be aware...

30 is not too late to start but just be aware that it can take a long time to get that first real flying job. I started flight training at age 29 purely for a PPL. 18 months later I decided to quit...
27th Jan 2012, 20:49
Replies: 33
Views: 10,434
Posted By A Pandy

Last two times flying home to the UK have been on...

Last two times flying home to the UK have been on AA and Delta. Both shocking service and crew attitudes.
Best experiences on BA and Air France.
11th Dec 2011, 21:05
Replies: 5
Views: 3,531
Posted By A Pandy

There is a good possibility that the questions...

There is a good possibility that the questions will be a lot tougher than the ones you have posed your self.
These days many organizations base their questions of the behaviourial type. You may want...
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