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28th Jul 2021, 02:06
Replies: 27
Views: 3,919
Posted By drpixie

You (well, Angel Flight) will need specific...

You (well, Angel Flight) will need specific approval to use flight numbers - and it's not easy to get that approval.

I don't think there's a problem with saying "ABC Angel Flight Baron ...." - ATC...
23rd Mar 2021, 02:58
Replies: 31
Views: 4,582
Posted By drpixie

John Tullamarine, Got to agree with most of...

John Tullamarine,

Got to agree with most of that. The subject is not about type/class training - it's about "is this person up to understanding and commanding an airliner"?

Having said that -...
7th Dec 2020, 22:28
Replies: 22
Views: 3,394
Posted By drpixie

More likely, the $4k is just the absolute minimum...

More likely, the $4k is just the absolute minimum the gov can claim - for face-saving and bullshitting purposes.
$US8k/hr seems much more likely for that size aircraft ... perhaps $AU4k is just the...
22nd Oct 2020, 06:47
Replies: 31
Views: 6,768
Posted By drpixie

That's a big question on little information. Are...

That's a big question on little information. Are you going from a Cessna single into a turbine? Are you concerned about touch-and-go v. full-stop and taxi around?

As a general guide, go to the...
26th Sep 2020, 02:41
Replies: 74
Views: 15,924
Posted By drpixie

Rings true with what I see in aero-medical. I see...

Rings true with what I see in aero-medical. I see any number of recently retired airline captains who like the idea of a little light aero-medical flying to keep their hand in! (And it's always their...
28th Aug 2020, 01:08
Replies: 12
Views: 3,484
Posted By drpixie

Take care what that you are signing up for is...

Take care what that you are signing up for is what you want, and will actually be useful.

The deal used to be that you paid full price for a CPL+IR plus you paid for your own job for the next year...
17th May 2020, 11:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,391
Posted By drpixie

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/639x467/7829211102_94bc2c1e02_z_1a896ccb42f7ef0b5b59d8e3a5e8d40202cb975a.jpg

About 210m in Australia.
14th May 2020, 23:32
Replies: 20
Views: 5,942
Posted By drpixie

Part of the problem is that we (aviators) have...

Part of the problem is that we (aviators) have used the term "checklist" for two completely different things: #1 is a check of routine things, #2 is instructions for unusual abnormal situations.
...
10th May 2020, 07:16
Replies: 29
Views: 11,037
Posted By drpixie

Nothing left-field in that, a well worn path ......

Nothing left-field in that, a well worn path ... buy "cheap" aircraft, fly for a bit, and go broke ... it's a tradition in Australia.

Compass I
Compass II
Jetgo
Ozjet

... need I go on,...
20th Apr 2020, 03:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By drpixie

Yes - you have to transition. Get it started now...

Yes - you have to transition. Get it started now - "just" a couple of forms with copies of stuff you didn't know you needed - because it could take a while.

And check everything that comes back -...
16th Mar 2020, 07:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By drpixie

"Restrictions" is a vague term - lots of us have...

"Restrictions" is a vague term - lots of us have restrictions like "Reading correction must be available" - no big deal.

PS. The CASA medical guide is (used to be) available online - it assumes...
30th Jan 2020, 00:44
Replies: 21
Views: 5,101
Posted By drpixie

No - you cannot. The only time you can log...

No - you cannot. The only time you can log copilot is when you are part of a formal multi-crew operation - being when the AOC requires it (commercial op) or the aircraft type rating reqires 2 pilots,...
26th Jan 2020, 03:51
Replies: 56
Views: 6,110
Posted By drpixie

Thorn bird: Standards have probably changed but...

Thorn bird: Standards have probably changed but not improved. There's areas where modern students are pretty good: procedures, complex aircraft systems, navigation & GPS, radio calls & CTA procedures...
31st Dec 2019, 10:31
Replies: 19
Views: 4,864
Posted By drpixie

People with lots of theory saying yes... But I...

People with lots of theory saying yes...
But I was in it today - thick enough that I had to put the instrument lights on, and vis at the MDA was less than 200m (I couldn't see any ground features)....
17th Dec 2019, 03:35
Replies: 18
Views: 3,778
Posted By drpixie

Hi - two things come to mind ... #1 They...

Hi - two things come to mind ...

#1 They want people who can be promptly promoted to multi-crew command (required ATPL licence), without worrying about their "academic" abilities. This might apply...
8th Dec 2019, 08:49
Replies: 13
Views: 2,617
Posted By drpixie

Sounds about right, for a private operation. And...

Sounds about right, for a private operation. And IFR might be helpful. But as soon as other people's money is involved, you'll need a ATPL to be in command of a multi-crew!
19th Nov 2019, 06:50
Replies: 11
Views: 3,870
Posted By drpixie

All aircraft are too expensive to operate ....

All aircraft are too expensive to operate ....
18th Nov 2019, 21:39
Replies: 29
Views: 6,437
Posted By drpixie

Sunfish - yup. And there's plenty of pilots out...

Sunfish - yup. And there's plenty of pilots out there, who are genuinely shocked and scared when the aircraft does something unexpected - wing drop or turbulence. These people NEED substantial...
6th Oct 2019, 04:44
Replies: 843
Views: 649,832
Posted By drpixie

Unlike most other exams, IREX is about what will...

Unlike most other exams, IREX is about what will keep you alive. Confusing altitude v height on an approach will kill you. And turning up somewhere without enough fuel to wait-out the weather - that...
5th Oct 2019, 11:06
Replies: 843
Views: 649,832
Posted By drpixie

AvGeek7 - given the required mark is 70%, you...

AvGeek7 - given the required mark is 70%, you need to aim higher that that. If you're getting less than 90s in the practice, you're probably not ready. And practice under exam conditions and time...
24th Sep 2019, 08:27
Replies: 8
Views: 3,335
Posted By drpixie

'cause (as we all know) there's a pilot shortage,...

'cause (as we all know) there's a pilot shortage, and they are desperate?
12th Sep 2019, 12:30
Replies: 24
Views: 7,123
Posted By drpixie

Yeah - you'll need an ASIC, but any flying pilot...

Yeah - you'll need an ASIC, but any flying pilot needs one. And life jackets (easy rented), if you want to go coastal, because no one can swim for long in cold southern waters (assuming you don't...
30th Aug 2019, 02:35
Replies: 77
Views: 26,010
Posted By drpixie

Don't tell CASA, or when you next do anything,...

Don't tell CASA, or when you next do anything, they'll notice and insist you do the PMI. I know a few people who "skipped" PMI but most couldn't stay skipped for long!
16th Aug 2019, 05:27
Replies: 77
Views: 26,010
Posted By drpixie

Deckchair - Charlie might be a bit abrupt but he...

Deckchair - Charlie might be a bit abrupt but he has a point - understand the material (mind-numbing as it is) because some of it is important, vital even. This applies doubly to being an instructor...
10th Jul 2019, 08:28
Replies: 33
Views: 18,174
Posted By drpixie

Or they really don't want people using 'D' ...

Or they really don't want people using 'D' ...
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