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Posted By George Semel

I'm 5'6" tall, and I never had a problem fly the...

I'm 5'6" tall, and I never had a problem fly the 172 or the like, I got several thousands of hours in those! Now a Cherokee Six, I sit on a boat cushion!
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Views: 1,184
Posted By George Semel

Well, the written is fairly simple and straight...

Well, the written is fairly simple and straight forward, the hard part of an FAA written test is reading and understanding what the FAA is asking more than anything else! They word the questions in...
Forum: North America
1st Apr 2015, 00:19
Replies: 18
Views: 8,804
Posted By George Semel

9/11 more than enough reason buckwheat! I would...

9/11 more than enough reason buckwheat! I would have had the FAA revoke ever Certificate issued to those that come from that region of the world, and deport all from that region from the US, I had...
Forum: North America
22nd Nov 2014, 21:02
Replies: 6
Views: 4,974
Posted By George Semel

In freezing rain or drizzle its best to be...

In freezing rain or drizzle its best to be someplace else or better yet on the ground! This all comes down to those two brain dead pilots of Colgan Air Flight 3407!
25th May 2013, 02:48
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By George Semel

Well I will add my two cents worth or because of...

Well I will add my two cents worth or because of inflation and bad monetary policy make it 3 bits worth that would be 75 cents. I was diagnosed with diabetes Type II in January of 2012. Since I am...
Forum: North America
11th Apr 2013, 04:09
Replies: 11
Views: 2,650
Posted By George Semel

My home airport is on the list for closing, and...

My home airport is on the list for closing, and to be frank the Airport is dam near a ghost town most of the time, the last numbers they have is 38,000 movements for the year. The last airline to...
Forum: North America
11th Dec 2012, 05:29
Replies: 15
Views: 6,645
Posted By George Semel

I been hearing about the Great Pilot Shortage...

I been hearing about the Great Pilot Shortage ever since I took my first flying lesson in 1974. I had a lot more flight time than 1500 hours before a Commuter would even answered my resume, telling...
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Views: 2,664
Posted By George Semel

God don't even consider going to Embry Riddle...

God don't even consider going to Embry Riddle UND or any of the other pseudo flying colleges we have here, the degrees are not worth the paper they are printed on and you will end up with a...
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Views: 6,492
Posted By George Semel

I can see if all you ever flown was glass like...

I can see if all you ever flown was glass like the G-1000 you would have problems with vacuum gages. I take it that you are a young pilot. Low time no doubt. Most airplanes that you might get a job...
4th Sep 2012, 00:30
Replies: 19
Views: 2,398
Posted By George Semel

Don't feel to bad, most of our kids do not even...

Don't feel to bad, most of our kids do not even know that on Sept 2, 1945 in Tokyo Harbor aboard the USS Missouri, Representatives of the Empire of Japan signed the articles of surrender under the...
31st Mar 2012, 00:53
Replies: 39
Views: 19,036
Posted By George Semel

Good lord, you in debt for 175K? I don't know...

Good lord, you in debt for 175K? I don't know what I could tell you. Right now its as bad a pilot job market as I have ever seen and I been around since the mid 1970's, Wiggins Airways is looking for...
29th Mar 2011, 00:29
Replies: 19
Views: 3,530
Posted By George Semel

Well its the Flight Instructors "John Hancock" on...

Well its the Flight Instructors "John Hancock" on your Student Pilots Certificate and in your logbook. I solo students when they are ready and not once second before. Its a free country or was and...
27th Mar 2011, 01:07
Replies: 14
Views: 3,062
Posted By George Semel

Yep and you would still need to have either Air...

Yep and you would still need to have either Air Force Silver Wings or Navy Gold Wings. SW is a great place to be if you can get in that is for sure.
Forum: North America
9th Oct 2010, 00:45
Replies: 9
Views: 2,426
Posted By George Semel

Wiggins, has Beech 99's and Cessna 208's, they...

Wiggins, has Beech 99's and Cessna 208's, they have openings from time to time. Then there is The Cape, pretty much 402's Cape Air, Nantucket Airways. You would need a work permit, but if you are...
4th Apr 2010, 22:12
Replies: 97
Views: 20,339
Posted By George Semel

I been following Kash360 for a while now. I don't...

I been following Kash360 for a while now. I don't know what to say. All I can say that its the toughest job market I have ever seen for pilots here in the States, and we have a little more aviation...
25th Jan 2010, 17:56
Replies: 215
Views: 71,429
Posted By George Semel

Gee's Ant's what else? On one hand reading all of...

Gee's Ant's what else? On one hand reading all of this has been a bit of a hoot. On the other, something is going on, they are having you do stuff for them. Are they asking any one else ? I don't...
10th Jan 2010, 20:52
Replies: 215
Views: 71,429
Posted By George Semel

Gee's this was an interesting read to say the...

Gee's this was an interesting read to say the least. What you guys do to get a job flying a 206! Nothing more that a heavier 172. I take it that you have not done much camping, till now. Well you...
10th Dec 2008, 16:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By George Semel

While an AK 47 is an ok firearm, I would much...

While an AK 47 is an ok firearm, I would much rather shoot an M-21. But this has nothing to do with the question. I am looking at flying UH-1's on a 30 and 30. That is a helicopter for those of you...
10th Dec 2008, 01:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By George Semel

Sierra Leone

Anybody fly there? I think I will be offered a job flying out of Freetown in the next couple of days. What is the story, or should I look else where?
19th Nov 2008, 18:10
Replies: 71
Views: 9,189
Posted By George Semel

I been flying for a lot of years, almost 34 years...

I been flying for a lot of years, almost 34 years now. And I started out as a flight instructor, and I still teach on my off days. I seen a lot of different students over the years, and I gotten...
19th Nov 2008, 17:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By George Semel

Well try 1977 to 1985 That was a tough time for...

Well try 1977 to 1985 That was a tough time for new pilots. You didn't get a shot at any kind of twin with less that 2500 hours in the logbook and 500 hours Multi. Its where you look from. Now I know...
Forum: North America
22nd Jun 2008, 22:14
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By George Semel

How about keeping the money for a rainy day?...

How about keeping the money for a rainy day? Seems to me that would be the smart thing to do, that is till you actually line up a job, I had a CFII for helicopters since 1982 when I did the add on. I...
10th Apr 2008, 00:50
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By George Semel

The Piper Warrior is a good airplane to train in....

The Piper Warrior is a good airplane to train in. I was already a Private Pilot when the school I was going to got one, they proved to be so popular that they bought three more with in the next...
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By George Semel

You are all wrong, you fire all four of them,...

You are all wrong, you fire all four of them, then you turn over the whole mess to Federal Express, they turn around in about 60 min. And they make a lot of money too. Or if its a Union shop you just...
27th Mar 2008, 08:51
Replies: 21
Views: 4,262
Posted By George Semel

Three hours for a physical, you got to be...

Three hours for a physical, you got to be kidding. My last one took an hour and only because my Flight Surgeon and I had a nice long chat about things. Good guy dose his exam's in his hanger at the...
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