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26th Aug 2017, 18:12
Replies: 201
Views: 33,875
Posted By taybird

For work flying: White shirt, uniform...

For work flying:
White shirt, uniform trousers.
Bars when absolutely required, but they're taken off at the earliest opportunity and hidden in my flight bag / pocket. In some parts of the world...
25th Jul 2017, 12:55
Replies: 21
Views: 13,484
Posted By taybird

I earned my PPL for half-price, admittedly quite...

I earned my PPL for half-price, admittedly quite a while ago now. I started in 1999 and took 2.5 years. I cleaned aeroplanes at the club and was paid in flying time, and I did other duties around the...
15th May 2017, 21:50
Replies: 575
Views: 159,763
Posted By taybird

Depends which of his Facebook pages you look at,...

Depends which of his Facebook pages you look at, Jay. There is video of him getting his Challis Chaffinch ready to test fly, allegedly this week. It looks like he is planning to attempt to use that...
27th Jan 2017, 20:06
Replies: 23
Views: 3,577
Posted By taybird

If you're really serious about tailwheel, vintage...

If you're really serious about tailwheel, vintage and display flying, you could do worse than Cambridge Flying Group. They're the group that operate two Tiger Moths at Cambridge. Tigers are great for...
16th Nov 2016, 14:52
Replies: 12
Views: 2,402
Posted By taybird

Totally wish I could have been on this trip, and...

Totally wish I could have been on this trip, and there's no shame in being on a properly organised and supported expedition like this. Particularly when you're open about the nature of the trip and...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By taybird

For the theory, I recommend CATS. They teach both...

For the theory, I recommend CATS. They teach both A and H so they know how you work already, and how best to get you through what you need.

For the flight training, recommendations depend on where...
16th Mar 2016, 12:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,748
Posted By taybird

I can heartily recommend Marcus at Air Ace at...

I can heartily recommend Marcus at Air Ace at Groningen Eelde airport for refuelling and handling. They can also pick up a delicious packed lunch for you if you're tight on time, and have excellent...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By taybird

A second-hand DC is a good investment. Plus, if...

A second-hand DC is a good investment. Plus, if you decide you want to protect your hearing that little bit more, they're easily converted to ANR using a kit from Headsets Inc. This a cheaper...
23rd Nov 2015, 19:52
Replies: 8
Views: 3,565
Posted By taybird

The horizontal figure of eight is taught as part...

The horizontal figure of eight is taught as part of the marshalling signals at PPL and CPL / ATPL. I'm surprised you didn't know that one! To be fair, the other ones are a bit more unique, but that's...
23rd Nov 2015, 05:17
Replies: 38
Views: 9,471
Posted By taybird

Shuttleworth do run apprentice schemes for...

Shuttleworth do run apprentice schemes for engineers, so if that's something you're interested in, it's worth enquiring and applying.

As someone else has already suggested, whatever aspect of...
Replies: 14
Views: 7,655
Posted By taybird

The UK CAA have released a further 1500 new...

The UK CAA have released a further 1500 new questions into the system as of this month. There will be more to follow. "Studying" by memorising the paid-for question banks will no longer be an option....
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By taybird

Central Flight Training at Tatenhill have an...

Central Flight Training at Tatenhill have an excellent reputation, and superb instructors. I trained with them and learned a great deal, and have no hesitation in recommending them on that basis....
13th Apr 2015, 00:04
Replies: 8
Views: 4,168
Posted By taybird

I use a DC with post fitted ANR, and installed in...

I use a DC with post fitted ANR, and installed in a cloth cap to hold it secure. The mike is a standard H10-13.4 type. I have an extra sock on it over the top of the standard one. The extra sock is...
12th Apr 2015, 15:08
Replies: 26
Views: 5,163
Posted By taybird

I have a Peltor headset, also suffering from the...

I have a Peltor headset, also suffering from the mike shroud disintegrating. It is definitely a comfortable headset and much of my early flying was with this headset.

I then went onto the DC...
20th Mar 2015, 20:43
Replies: 17
Views: 2,381
Posted By taybird

You will have called beforehand to book an...

You will have called beforehand to book an arrival slot so they know to be expecting you around x 'o'clock.

- Norwich Radar G-LUCA inbound request basic service
(or traffic service if the vis is...
Replies: 9
Views: 3,039
Posted By taybird

I trained in England, it took me a few years to...

I trained in England, it took me a few years to get my PPL due to lack of money. I was pretty much a hangar rat for the whole time and for a long time after I got my PPL. There was a big delay (ten...
Forum: Cabin Crew
17th Feb 2015, 01:44
Replies: 4
Views: 3,983
Posted By taybird

The Holiday Inn at BHX is not their best example,...

The Holiday Inn at BHX is not their best example, by a long shot. If you can find hotac anywhere else, you'd be better off.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,927
Posted By taybird

Agreed, Andrewsfield has a really strong...

Agreed, Andrewsfield has a really strong reputation. I've met CC and you won't find a more dedicated, knowledgeable, positive and friendly person. By reputation the quality of instruction there is...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,380
Posted By taybird

I used CRM Europe at White Waltham and was very...

I used CRM Europe at White Waltham and was very happy with the value for money and quality of the course and instructors. The sim isn't special, but the skills being taught aren't to do with the sim,...
31st Dec 2014, 19:34
Replies: 18
Views: 2,736
Posted By taybird

Föhn wind: Background knowledge - "dry air"...

Föhn wind:

Background knowledge - "dry air" changes temperature by 3 deg C per 1000', while "saturated air" changes by 1.8 deg C per 1000'. Dry means anything that isn't saturated, so it can still...
21st Dec 2014, 15:37
Replies: 79
Views: 15,563
Posted By taybird

Hehe knowing the illustrious gentleman going by...

Hehe knowing the illustrious gentleman going by the name bose-x, that description did make me smile!
Seasons Greetings all.
19th Dec 2014, 12:21
Replies: 10
Views: 5,536
Posted By taybird

Never a truer word said. I'm sure there was...

Never a truer word said. I'm sure there was historical guidance that also recommended how many subjects a TKI should be expected to teach since developing the curriculum knowledge to the depth...
2nd Dec 2014, 00:13
Replies: 105
Views: 13,003
Posted By taybird

Ask all those people who fly vintage aircraft, or...

Ask all those people who fly vintage aircraft, or some microlights, or even Cessnas. One man's meat is another man's poison. And in the case of vintage stuff, the "interesting" handling is indeed a...
1st Dec 2014, 21:32
Replies: 105
Views: 13,003
Posted By taybird

GtE Auster = yuck! ;) imho... To the OP,...

GtE
Auster = yuck! ;) imho...

To the OP, you have a lot of info here. Basic thing is no one has suggested my to do it. There is value in doing it on a Cub or first and moving to other more...
1st Dec 2014, 01:33
Replies: 105
Views: 13,003
Posted By taybird

Seconded the endorsement for Cambridge Flying...

Seconded the endorsement for Cambridge Flying Group. You'll learn a lot more about flying and vintage aviation than just how to fly a Tiger Moth. They don't have brakes, and there is a metal skid....
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