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Posted By pilotjimbo

Thanks for all your replies guys :) As I...

Thanks for all your replies guys :)

As I tried to mention in my opening paragraph, I want to ensure I am as experienced and well prepared as possible when I start my CPL phase of training, and as...
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Aye I did, but being told by your FTO to log...

Aye I did, but being told by your FTO to log 5mins either side contradicts what you've learnt
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Hour Building Logbook entries

Hi All,

Currently at the stage of Hour Buiding whilst completing ATPLs.

When I started my PPL, I was always told to log T/O to LND time and add 5 mins either side to accomodate taxi/power...
26th Jul 2017, 21:35
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Let any FTO have a sniff at providing you...

Let any FTO have a sniff at providing you classroom PPL theory and they'll take 25/hour very quickly. :ok:

The PPL theory isn't very challenging and can be studied in your own time at home. Make...
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Posted By pilotjimbo

There is nothing to say you can't study the ATPL...

There is nothing to say you can't study the ATPL with OAA, but pay for BGS Question Bank and attend their accelerator weekends/revision weeks
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Bristol.GS is an ATPL theory provider only,...

Bristol.GS is an ATPL theory provider only, whereas OAA provide the whole ab-intio PPL through to MCC/JOC training.

Whilst Oxford may not be 'as good as they used to be' (probably because the...
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Posted By pilotjimbo

I went with Bristol.GS and paid the additional...

I went with Bristol.GS and paid the additional for the paper manuals. It hurt, if I'm honest, having just missed the change over date… and I was a little bit dishearten that they weren't willing to...
26th Jun 2017, 17:53
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Posted By pilotjimbo

If you live in the Manchester area, why move to...

If you live in the Manchester area, why move to complete the PPL?

So long as the flying club close too you is reputable, you'll gain a lot more from the club, than you would from the likes of...
26th Jun 2017, 17:48
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Yes its very possible.

Yes its very possible.
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Posted By pilotjimbo

From my understanding BGS is the most EASA...

From my understanding BGS is the most EASA compliant and recommended QB out there.. however I also have AviationExam, but only as an app download of my iPhone/iPad.. and it's very simple. You get the...
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Exactly Keith, which is what bothers me a little....

Exactly Keith, which is what bothers me a little. I guess I'm just one of those people who will look back and think 'I studied those thick 14 books' and get some gratification out of it.
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Posted By pilotjimbo

According to their website the 500 additional...

According to their website the 500 additional cost for paper manuals is a 'discounted' cost when brought with the full course, to add insult to injury.

Whilst an ATPL isn't documented as such...
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Posted By pilotjimbo

I understand the cost of colour printing, but...

I understand the cost of colour printing, but ultimately since last week the cost has increased by 500 for the same product. I think that's extremely excessive!

I will check out captonline...
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Bristol.GS additional cost for paper manuals

So I've been looking at starting my ATPL's for some time, and after various discussions, school visits and comparisons, Bristol was always quite the obvious choice.

The cost for Module 1 has been...
7th Jun 2017, 17:41
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Make Left/Right (depending on circuit direction)...

Make Left/Right (depending on circuit direction) orbit's at the end of the downwind leg until you are sure the landing traffic has passed?

Having learn't/continuing to fly from a busy...
22nd May 2017, 21:34
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Posted By pilotjimbo

'Around' because I was too busy thinking about...

'Around' because I was too busy thinking about that imminent simulated EFATO to be looking at the altimeter 😂
22nd May 2017, 18:04
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Posted By pilotjimbo

The market indeed is in the best shape it's been...

The market indeed is in the best shape it's been in since before 9/11. Lots of airlines are taking on new guys.

However, the market could change overnight, and thus the predictably of you getting...
22nd May 2017, 17:54
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Could have been simulated if it was a training...

Could have been simulated if it was a training flight, I remember coming down to around 500ft AGL over fields during my PPL.

Regardless, you did the right thing to call in :)
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Check-ride in LA

Hi all,

Can anyone recommend a reputable outfit in the Los Angeles area for a EASA -> FAA PPL check ride. I'm in the process of getting my EASA license verified by the FAA and wish to build some...
19th May 2017, 18:43
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Let's hope this is the beginning of a change in...

Let's hope this is the beginning of a change in the ab-initio training industry. Without BBVA, the likes of EZY will no doubt struggle to find candidates that can afford 109/125k. Maybe they're...
10th Apr 2017, 01:20
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Unfortunately, despite your commitment at CTC, no...

Unfortunately, despite your commitment at CTC, no airlines are going to mentor you/sponsor you as the whole point in this is to train you in-line with airlines specific SOP's from day one.

If you...
20th Feb 2017, 13:55
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Posted By pilotjimbo

It's not your PPL that's lapsed, it's your SEP...

It's not your PPL that's lapsed, it's your SEP rating. If you haven't flown for 10 years I'd suggest getting yourself to a local flying club and doing a couple of hours with an instructor before...
23rd Jan 2017, 20:26
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Thanks for the responses everyone, very much...

Thanks for the responses everyone, very much noted. :)
22nd Jan 2017, 16:20
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Posted By pilotjimbo

Instrument Procedures for PPL Holder?

Hi all,

I am a PPL and Night Rating holder, building hours towards the commencement of the CPL/ME/IR. The goal is Airline Pilot and always has been, and therefore want to utilise my hour building...
14th Jan 2017, 20:43
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Posted By pilotjimbo

I found airquiz significantly better than PPL...

I found airquiz significantly better than PPL Tutor.

Your correct, air-quiz's questions are worded to a more professional manner, but the syllabus is exactly the same.

With thanks to airquiz, I...
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