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13th Aug 2016, 15:02
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Posted By porridge

IPC

I can help, PM me if you can do UK please. I'm EASA and FAA
15th Jul 2016, 21:15
Replies: 4
Views: 2,998
Posted By porridge

Yes, I can help. Elstree any good for you? PM...

Yes, I can help. Elstree any good for you?
PM me with details please.
8th May 2014, 12:06
Replies: 80
Views: 38,466
Posted By porridge

In response to Mach 1.1 comment on my Point 4, I...

In response to Mach 1.1 comment on my Point 4, I was not referring to FTE. I trained 2 FTE grads as FIís a couple of years back an there were a cut above in terms of their knowledge compared with 2...
7th May 2014, 20:32
Replies: 80
Views: 38,466
Posted By porridge

Integrated ATO's a viewpoint

IMHO The problems with these integrated schools are manifold and many. However, these are not unique to the Flight Training Industry at the entry level
1. In the first place their overheads are high...
8th Feb 2014, 09:16
Replies: 61
Views: 31,081
Posted By porridge

Advice about Instructing

I am not a regular PPRuNer but a while back LAI (Lookout Attitude Instruments?) posted the following advice on this thread which I pass out the same advice, almost in exact essence of this most...
8th Feb 2014, 08:45
Replies: 61
Views: 31,081
Posted By porridge

Pay at Integrated Schools

I am reliably informed that salaries at the UK Integrated Schools for suitably qualified IR/MEI Instructors starts for £50k these days and goes up to £60k with additional qualifications. The average...
Replies: 11
Views: 4,540
Posted By porridge

Sorry can't comment on Tecnams as I've not flown...

Sorry can't comment on Tecnams as I've not flown one yet. As for the MEP & IR we used/will use a DA42. I have a lot of time on these and love them.
Replies: 11
Views: 4,540
Posted By porridge

I took a colleague of mine down to Gloucester...

I took a colleague of mine down to Gloucester Aeros to do his MEP rating. We both were impressed not only by the professionalism but the great friendly atmosphere. Staff are motivated, they enjoy...
6th Nov 2013, 08:32
Replies: 11
Views: 4,135
Posted By porridge

Very sad to hear of her passing - we always had a...

Very sad to hear of her passing - we always had a good laugh together. Hope she has better phone reception where she is now! :)
19th Oct 2013, 08:02
Replies: 10
Views: 3,187
Posted By porridge

Firstly as in all Politics - knowledge about the...

Firstly as in all Politics - knowledge about the job is actually a hindrance rather than a help, so no prizes there.
Secondly - I was surprised to see that the NCAA purchased the cars until I read...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,534
Posted By porridge

Good post Ghengis. Only one caveat I'd say is the...

Good post Ghengis. Only one caveat I'd say is the "financial stability" those providing the training. In the old days WAC were pretty stable providing a good service. Then they got involved with...
5th Jun 2013, 17:48
Replies: 178
Views: 35,013
Posted By porridge

Unhappy Sad about BN, had many hours flying on it. Just a...

Sad about BN, had many hours flying on it. Just a note however, the engine always had a problem with plug fouling and one had to be cautious about taxiing rich. It always liked a bit of lean to keep...
Replies: 21
Views: 10,885
Posted By porridge

There are several things that led to the demise...

There are several things that led to the demise of Bonus and some are going to be common to many other institutions as well.
Some of the common areas are:
1. Cost of Avgas
2. Aerodrome Operating...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,279
Posted By porridge

Hi Flying SA I am puzzled why you want to send...

Hi Flying SA
I am puzzled why you want to send your "son" (if you are 29 you must have had him a tender age!) to the US. The standard of training in SA is far superior to some the FTO's offering...
15th Jul 2012, 10:30
Replies: 39
Views: 9,926
Posted By porridge

The IFR hours conundrum

As far I am aware and as it was pointed out during the Instructor Seminar that to get an an instructor rating that entitles you to teach IR you must have logged 200 hours as pilot under IFR rules...
30th Mar 2012, 16:21
Replies: 9
Views: 2,669
Posted By porridge

flareout BC - you are correct in every sense. I...

flareout BC - you are correct in every sense. I disagree with you on one thing tho' for road to be bad it at least must have some semblance of being one! Where I am we have the governors "Operation -...
25th Mar 2012, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 2,669
Posted By porridge

Agreed, not long in the post she already has an...

Agreed, not long in the post she already has an awesome reputation for creating unnecessary wahala! National flag carriers have always ended up as enormous money pits, so there won't be much going...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,950
Posted By porridge

Agreed speak to the students - I know they have...

Agreed speak to the students - I know they have some good staff who are quite dedicated. As for management, well that's anyone's guess I afraid
Replies: 11
Views: 4,371
Posted By porridge

Try CRM Aviation - look for some good posts about...

Try CRM Aviation - look for some good posts about them on this forum. Competitively priced and apparently very good value for money. Some Senior, ex Oxford, staff working there come highly...
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By porridge

Took me 2 days - or approx 12 hours.

Took me 2 days - or approx 12 hours.
Replies: 266
Views: 78,992
Posted By porridge

Class Action?

Has anyone considered getting together and launching a Class Action against the CAA regarding Cabair? Better do it before the 1st of April (EASA Doomsday tho') You could just win. Time to get the...
Replies: 266
Views: 78,992
Posted By porridge

News on the street is that rmcb was a little...

News on the street is that rmcb was a little optimistic with 3 months and it's all kicking off again!
Replies: 22
Views: 8,629
Posted By porridge

Situation if someone holds a valid ICAO IR

Does anyone know if a person holds a valid ICAO IR, say for instance they have been working overseas, but their EASA IR has not been current if they still have to do the re-currency training?
At...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,010
Posted By porridge

FTO near London

Think your best bet is Wycombe Air Centre, you can take the Chiltern line from London Marylebone (first via tube on the Bakerloo line) and then it is a short bus journey or taxi from High Wycombe...
Replies: 266
Views: 78,992
Posted By porridge

Cabair "Stealth" Roadshow at Gatwick

Did anyone go to this? If so what was the attendance like?
"One born every minute" (or perhaps 10 when it comes to Aviation!)
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