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I’m not sure I agree, I was referencing directly...

I’m not sure I agree, I was referencing directly from the CAA’s website and I was also referencing commercial flying rather than “non-commercial”

This is a copy and paste from the CAA Brexit...
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Posted By windypops

If the UK remain part of EASA then you will be...

If the UK remain part of EASA then you will be able to SOLI into them.

If the EU don’t allow the UK to be part of EASA then you will still be able to operate a G Reg aircraft with an EASA Licence...
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Posted By windypops

Pori will almost certainly be your cheapest...

Pori will almost certainly be your cheapest option for an EASA type rating. This will be on the EFIS 85 avionics.

CAE Dallas, CAE Abu Dhabi and FlightSafety Wichita also offer EASA type ratings...
14th Jan 2020, 11:47
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Posted By windypops

I believe so. They operate under their own AOC...

I believe so. They operate under their own AOC and flight numbers and are a completely separate company that operate as a franchise. When Flybe were in trouble last time BI put out a statement saying...
4th Mar 2019, 05:14
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Views: 13,742
Posted By windypops

Having flown the King Air for a few years I would...

Having flown the King Air for a few years I would take the A320 job. In Europe it seems King Air flying is not that well recognised amongst recruiters and even EASA seems to work against you.

If...
24th Jan 2019, 18:27
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Posted By windypops

If you suspect it’s happening, call the police. I...

If you suspect it’s happening, call the police. I did. They were great, took a statement from me, 48 hours later the “illegal charter operator” had ceased doing dodgy charters. The police called me 3...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jun 2018, 23:11
Replies: 33
Views: 7,032
Posted By windypops

Filming in commercial flightdecks

What are people’s opinions on professional pilots filming themselves flying a take off or landing and putting it on social media?

The bit that makes me think “mmmmmm, not sure about this”, is that...
Forum: Questions
4th Oct 2014, 13:16
Replies: 26
Views: 5,813
Posted By windypops

2000 hours on multi engine aircraft with PT6...

2000 hours on multi engine aircraft with PT6 engines and I've seen 2 major failures.
30th Dec 2012, 19:44
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Posted By windypops

I take home quite a bit more than friends of mine...

I take home quite a bit more than friends of mine who work in the airlines, folks with similar experience levels to me. As has been said it all depends on who you work for though.
13th Nov 2012, 10:42
Replies: 23
Views: 8,878
Posted By windypops

Why would one "choose" a PC12 over a twin...

Why would one "choose" a PC12 over a twin turboprop in the context of this thread (not talking economics here). Personally I know which I would rather be in should an engine go quiet.
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Oct 2012, 12:34
Replies: 6
Views: 2,643
Posted By windypops

London climb Rates

A question please to controllers in the London area.

Coming out of biz jet airports in the London area (Luton, Cambridge, Biggin etc) is it easier for you folks if we climb like the clappers or...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Sep 2012, 05:29
Replies: 14
Views: 4,348
Posted By windypops

Definitely not a "silly question". It's...

Definitely not a "silly question".

It's really important that you brief the clearance limit on the STAR, and you will only know this if you know which STAR you are on.

I always try and get...
20th Aug 2012, 21:30
Replies: 12
Views: 2,647
Posted By windypops

4 months in jail for one guy and 200 hours...

4 months in jail for one guy and 200 hours community service for another??
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jul 2012, 12:12
Replies: 13
Views: 3,213
Posted By windypops

Yes the ones I've seen appear to have straight...

Yes the ones I've seen appear to have straight trailing edges and as you say an "apparent swept leading edge". What is the design reason behind this?
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jul 2012, 11:22
Replies: 13
Views: 3,213
Posted By windypops

Straight wing - swept tail

Can somebody please explain in as simple terms as possible why some aircraft with straight wings have swept tails.

Thanks
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Views: 9,248
Posted By windypops

Apologise for any confusion. I live in...

Apologise for any confusion.

I live in Europe and have a JAA licence (1200 hours) and I am looking to get an FAA one too.

What I'm trying to avoid is having to go to different places to get...
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Views: 9,248
Posted By windypops

JAA to FAA conversion

Hi

Can anyone recommend a school (probably in the States as it will be cheaper than the UK), where I can do a "non-stop FAA CPL/IR". Ideally I would like to turn up to one place and crack on with...
10th May 2012, 19:45
Replies: 91
Views: 34,407
Posted By windypops

are you "bonded" to Flybe for 5 years and on a...

are you "bonded" to Flybe for 5 years and on a reduced salary? I thought I read this somewhere.

It could still be right for some, but 5 years is quite a long time, especially if other doors are...
9th May 2012, 17:06
Replies: 91
Views: 34,407
Posted By windypops

True, but if your parents re-mortgage to fund...

True, but if your parents re-mortgage to fund training they certainly do.

I chose (5 years ago) not to even bother asking my parents to stump up the cash, it was a personal decision, but I felt...
27th Apr 2012, 23:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,237
Posted By windypops

Your age and experience might slot quite nicely...

Your age and experience might slot quite nicely into a corporate job. With your FAA licence you could get on a VP, N or M reg (there might be some others), if you get an EASA licence that will...
27th Apr 2012, 15:16
Replies: 9
Views: 2,237
Posted By windypops

Study for your EASA/JAR licence thingy

Study for your EASA/JAR licence thingy
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Apr 2012, 11:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By windypops

NATS - who pays for medical?

Hi

This is a question for those employed at NATS Swanwick.

Do NATS pay for your annual medical/eye test? Or is this something each individual has to pay for?

Thanks
9th Mar 2012, 11:26
Replies: 16
Views: 5,339
Posted By windypops

If we are discussing a "test" scenario then I...

If we are discussing a "test" scenario then I would agree, but an interview should be very much a two way experience.

Having recently discussed interview technique with those involved in...
8th Mar 2012, 05:36
Replies: 16
Views: 5,339
Posted By windypops

I was unsuccesful at a well known Q400 operator...

I was unsuccesful at a well known Q400 operator in the UK and the interview feedback I got included "you answered too many of our questions with questions".

For me an interview is two way, and my...
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Views: 1,029
Posted By windypops

Your sub conscious is actually pretty good at...

Your sub conscious is actually pretty good at doing a lot of the work for you. Therefore visit the schools, spend some time there chatting to people and just getting a "general feel". Your senses...
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