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17th Jun 2019, 14:39
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Posted By sapperkenno

Just look for yourself under ß61.56, which...

Just look for yourself under ß61.56, which pertains to a flight review. There would be a specific mention in there one would have thought, if foreign training could be used. Also, part 91 of the...
14th Apr 2019, 11:04
Replies: 1,910
Views: 2,350,903
Posted By sapperkenno

I didnít mention anything to do with poor flying...

I didnít mention anything to do with poor flying conditions or flying outside their licence privileges. Merely, in the case of ferry flying, paradropping, aerial survey etc there are probably much...
14th Apr 2019, 08:22
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Posted By sapperkenno

That's a good point, but it may be time to...

That's a good point, but it may be time to mention now, that holding a CPL (especially from what I've seen of many low hour UK CPL holders) doesn't necessarily prove someones ability to conduct safe,...
8th Mar 2019, 15:49
Replies: 19
Views: 1,996
Posted By sapperkenno

I’m not certain that’s still the case... for at...

I’m not certain that’s still the case... for at least 5+ years now. Can’t you go to Tom Hughston or Adam House who are two (the only 2?) DPEs based in the UK who are able to do this?
See here for...
7th Feb 2019, 08:39
Replies: 36
Views: 3,393
Posted By sapperkenno

Which is a great point and something I try teach...

Which is a great point and something I try teach everyone... made more difficult that the prevelant checklists on sale from Pooleys and the like, as used by most UK PPLs donít follow the POH and say...
27th Oct 2018, 17:55
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By sapperkenno

My personal experience was that the FAA system...

My personal experience was that the FAA system sets you up to fly any approach and operate IFR, in the real world IFR system within the US... The EASA system I experienced in the UK was repeating the...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By sapperkenno

Breighton is worth a look for the PPL. What was...

Breighton is worth a look for the PPL. What was once a fairly decent, dependable training establishment for CPL/IR at Leeds under Multiflight, is now a single DA42 with PTT with (in my opinion) poor...
Replies: 21
Views: 8,278
Posted By sapperkenno

I went to Cardiff aviation, with the initial...

I went to Cardiff aviation, with the initial thought process of it being a full-motion sim, reasonably priced, and I'd probably never fly a real 747. The few reviews I'd found looked great - they are...
6th Jan 2018, 19:16
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By sapperkenno

I think itís UK people getting muddled up, as an...

I think itís UK people getting muddled up, as an IPC or Flight Review can seem like itís a test to the uninitiated, but a mere CFI/CFII does these... Whereas under EASA, the only people who can bring...
6th Jan 2018, 10:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By sapperkenno

Can anyone else confirm that he is a DPE, as I...

Can anyone else confirm that he is a DPE, as I thought it was only (Capt) TPH, and AH in the UK, and I canít find his name on the FAA database.

As far as the original question, the FAA IR is by...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By sapperkenno

I've always thought you were making a controllers...

I've always thought you were making a controllers life easier by being VFR, as with IFR there are greater spacing requirements between IFR and other traffic, and they would have to work harder to...
5th Jun 2017, 14:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By sapperkenno

I would agree to some extent with the US specific...

I would agree to some extent with the US specific stuff, but all the info on instrumentation, icing and met etc still apply.

And I speak from experience, having done a US/FAA IR years ago, and...
4th Jun 2017, 17:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By sapperkenno

FAA Instrument Flying Handbook...

FAA Instrument Flying Handbook (https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/aviation/media/FAA-H-8083-15B.pdf)
:ok:
7th May 2017, 09:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By sapperkenno

Speaking as an FAA CFI based in the UK......

Speaking as an FAA CFI based in the UK... Honestly don't bother trying to do training and (especially) testing for FAA qualifications in the UK. It will be no cheaper, the cost of the tests...
24th Mar 2017, 08:24
Replies: 11
Views: 4,397
Posted By sapperkenno

Rumours of £40/hr for microlight... ...

Rumours of £40/hr for microlight...

Personally, Northern UK;
21/hr PPL (school 10 mins away from where I live)
25/hr PPL (1 hour drive)
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By sapperkenno

And if it's any use, I know where there is a...

And if it's any use, I know where there is a Frasca 142 you can use for getting your instrument flying up to scratch, and have an IRE mentor/instruct you. So although you would do the 30 hours...
13th Feb 2017, 21:53
Replies: 10
Views: 5,651
Posted By sapperkenno

Have you looked at the FAA publications?

https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/aviation/phak/media/pilot_handbook.pdf
Yes, it's FAA, but the theory and science aspects are the same... and it's all free. :ok:
22nd Jan 2017, 16:35
Replies: 24
Views: 2,705
Posted By sapperkenno

If you had any sense, you'd get yourself an IR(R)...

If you had any sense, you'd get yourself an IR(R) then build some PIC/IFR time while hour-building, practising instrument flying for real, to save yourself some time/money when it comes to doing the...
19th Jan 2017, 14:39
Replies: 188
Views: 18,601
Posted By sapperkenno

Having flown a lot in and around Phoenix,...

Having flown a lot in and around Phoenix, Arizona, the prevalence of GPS/RNAV approaches (even 10 years ago), in a state well known for hardly ever having poor weather... almost every airfield with...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,908
Posted By sapperkenno

At our school we have a Frasca 142 that can be...

At our school we have a Frasca 142 that can be used for a very reasonable price. Also a few IRIs and an IRE on staff. The way some of our students are going about their professional training, is to...
6th Jan 2017, 20:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By sapperkenno

Which is what a few old boys had being telling...

Which is what a few old boys had being telling me, who didn't know about the "new" EASA rules.
So I'll work through MEP, and CBIR (on ME) then do the CPL last (which has to be on a multi as they...
3rd Jan 2017, 16:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By sapperkenno

EASA MEP (and IR/CPL), from FAA equivalent...

I have a current FAA commercial and instrument, for SEP and MEP. I also have a UK issued EASA PPL(A), with FI rating, IR(R) and class one medical and ATPL exams passed.

I have just started this...
29th Dec 2016, 18:37
Replies: 31
Views: 3,115
Posted By sapperkenno

Such as Woodford? Or Stretton? Wouldn't take...

Such as Woodford? Or Stretton? Wouldn't take much... Shame we live in such a backwards country where GA isn't encouraged, but people get excited about "flying cars" and other such crap. When GA...
11th Nov 2016, 18:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By sapperkenno

That's a real shame then, as I'm sure we could...

That's a real shame then, as I'm sure we could have made it work with the insurance tomorrow morning while I was getting myself to Cambridge, and flown up tomorrow afternoon/night once the weather...
11th Nov 2016, 16:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By sapperkenno

Do you want it flying in your aircraft, and will...

Do you want it flying in your aircraft, and will you foot the handling/landing charges? Also, any particular reason for landing at Doncaster, as there is LEA, Rufforth, Breighton etc. I'm IFR current...
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