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10th Dec 2016, 14:25
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Posted By Grob Queen

I have sent you a PM

I have sent you a PM
4th Jan 2015, 11:38
Replies: 57
Views: 8,255
Posted By Grob Queen

Another slow learner here for the record..... ...

Another slow learner here for the record.....

160 hours and 4 1/2 years so far and counting......
29th Sep 2014, 18:27
Replies: 45
Views: 7,063
Posted By Grob Queen

Thanks Wingman, well, determination is certainly...

Thanks Wingman, well, determination is certainly what I have (need...) in bucketloads and resolve to get the damned licence whatever stands in my way (and there has been a lot).

As to nmerous FIs....
28th Sep 2014, 14:57
Replies: 45
Views: 7,063
Posted By Grob Queen

Hi WIngman, If its any help at all, I am...

Hi WIngman,

If its any help at all, I am 150 odd hours and four years into my PPL training. I have thought of changing clubs on numerous occasions, but I am still with my original one and now...
10th Aug 2014, 10:42
Replies: 59
Views: 9,243
Posted By Grob Queen

Amber, I'm another female student. I have...

Amber,
I'm another female student. I have been training for four years and have 152 hours of which 5 are solo. I finally passed all my ground exams in March. I have had many ups and downs, many...
25th Jul 2014, 14:19
Replies: 15
Views: 7,610
Posted By Grob Queen

This is incredibly sad news and a tragic accident...

This is incredibly sad news and a tragic accident indeed. Ones thoughts go out to his family. I knew Tony as a fellow member of the RAFC Flying Club. He was always full of fun, had an infectious...
2nd Jan 2014, 10:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,757
Posted By Grob Queen

As a student nearing the end of training and...

As a student nearing the end of training and having completed most of the ground exams under the old system, I do not know much about the new system. However, from what i've heard at my club, the...
26th Oct 2013, 15:52
Replies: 33
Views: 7,053
Posted By Grob Queen

Gulf, I suggest that you use the old PPL...

Gulf,
I suggest that you use the old PPL perfector to get an idea of the questions (some may still be in use). Keith Williams, the author of the PPL perfector is working on a question bank for the...
23rd Oct 2013, 17:55
Replies: 33
Views: 7,053
Posted By Grob Queen

Gulf, I am currently studying for my last two...

Gulf,
I am currently studying for my last two exams (Nav and Flt Planning). Having passed all the tohers under the old regime, these last two are to be taken under EASA. The old Confuser, IMHO is...
7th Jul 2013, 18:08
Replies: 29
Views: 4,041
Posted By Grob Queen

Yep, being at an RAF Flying Club, we always...

Yep, being at an RAF Flying Club, we always outbrief to ensure that we have checked everything (Notams, FOD hazards, ATIS, Ops, ATC, Royal Flights, Alternate landing, wx, Tech log, Auth sheets etc...
30th Jun 2013, 10:41
Replies: 26
Views: 9,270
Posted By Grob Queen

Ref Cleaning maps, i find that Jif is perfect! ...

Ref Cleaning maps, i find that Jif is perfect!

Ref which books to use. I started off with Pratt but have found him too complicated and have gone over to Pooleys, much simpler to understand and...
30th Jun 2013, 10:33
Replies: 18
Views: 4,205
Posted By Grob Queen

Thing, I would have assumed Sebastian Pooley...

Thing,
I would have assumed Sebastian Pooley of Sword fame?!:confused:

Oh, and I see you're having an "illustrious" visitor over there, using your aircraft and pestering us as well?!
28th Jun 2013, 11:22
Replies: 24
Views: 2,668
Posted By Grob Queen

I have generally stuck with one FI throughout my...

I have generally stuck with one FI throughout my 97 hours of training, and it is general club procedure in my club to stay with one FI through the course. This is great for continuity and you get to...
28th Jun 2013, 11:13
Replies: 18
Views: 4,205
Posted By Grob Queen

Alex, How are you getting on with Thom? I...

Alex,

How are you getting on with Thom? I was using Pratt, but have now gone over to reading Pooleys as I personally find them much more user friendly with clearer explanations.

I use...
28th Apr 2013, 20:18
Replies: 15
Views: 3,346
Posted By Grob Queen

I think landing fees for our place are around 40...

I think landing fees for our place are around 40 and you must have the MoD Insurance waiver. Though if you wanted to land during the week, theres no chance, but at the weekend, with us club...
13th Apr 2013, 21:06
Replies: 49
Views: 7,583
Posted By Grob Queen

Piperboy, You obviously haven't been to my place...

Piperboy, You obviously haven't been to my place then!! ;)

Seriously, Chicgeek, you'll get there, consistency though as I have found, is vital with FI, consistency of trips, FTO and aircraft. I...
13th Apr 2013, 14:23
Replies: 15
Views: 12,446
Posted By Grob Queen

Capt C, As one who is currently going...

Capt C,

As one who is currently going through the torture of PPL written exams...yes, affirm, the pass mark is 75%
13th Apr 2013, 09:09
Replies: 15
Views: 12,446
Posted By Grob Queen

As Jollyrog says, DO NOT take the third exam...

As Jollyrog says, DO NOT take the third exam until you are SURE you will pass!!!!!

I'm using Airquiz and the PPL Perfector to help. These are practice papers. Airquiz is fantastic. Once you...
11th Apr 2013, 09:16
Replies: 48
Views: 4,904
Posted By Grob Queen

Roooobs, Thats probably a case of "how longs a...

Roooobs,
Thats probably a case of "how longs a piece of string"! However, I will answer it from the perspective of what I know - the club I belong to! We are indeed a Limited Company; however,...
10th Apr 2013, 08:15
Replies: 48
Views: 4,904
Posted By Grob Queen

For me, learning to fly is a fulfilling a...

For me, learning to fly is a fulfilling a lifetimes ambition and love of aircraft. If one has to 'justify the cost', that is all the justification I need. Its an expensive hobby, but so is sailing,...
6th Apr 2013, 13:24
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By Grob Queen

I agree with Tecman, there are a lot of PPL...

I agree with Tecman, there are a lot of PPL diaries around the net. However, if it will help you focus your thoughts, then why not?

THough that said, maybe better to post your diary on the...
6th Apr 2013, 13:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By Grob Queen

Kev, As the others, your FI should know ALL...

Kev,

As the others, your FI should know ALL or indeed 99% of the answers to your ground questions during study. If not, I wonder, as do the others here, whether ground knowledge 15 years out of...
23rd Feb 2013, 19:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By Grob Queen

Kev, I took Met first and found it yes,...

Kev,
I took Met first and found it yes, difficult when one is not scientific, but also fascinating, as the weather is all around you, you can relate too it and i ahd some of those "Eureka" moments...
23rd Feb 2013, 19:04
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Grob Queen

Hi, I studied Met and Air Law alongside each...

Hi, I studied Met and Air Law alongside each other. Met to keep my interest up, as many of the others say here! I took Met first last September (2012), then Air Law and then Comms written in very...
24th Jan 2013, 19:48
Replies: 16
Views: 2,172
Posted By Grob Queen

Totally agree with this too! My instructor have...

Totally agree with this too! My instructor have many text/phone/after flying discussions about Ground study! Its invaluable and I couldn't do it without!

As to books, I use the Jeremy Pratt...
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