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19th Jan 2022, 12:51
Replies: 14
Views: 2,375
Posted By Freefly170

I’m just going through this process right now...

I’m just going through this process right now with AESA and it’s more than a little frustrating. I was relocated to Spain post Brexit so had no chance to SOLI within the timeframe ( which would have...
6th Nov 2021, 11:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By Freefly170

No it wasn't an auto reply actually a person! I...

No it wasn't an auto reply actually a person! I subsequently called them up to challenge the decision only to be told I had to submit my query in writing, so guess another 30 days will elapse before...
6th Nov 2021, 08:12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By Freefly170

Flying Frog, thanks for your reply , my...

Flying Frog, thanks for your reply , my understanding is exactly the same as yours. I realise that I now have a ICAO compliant UK PPL ( formerly EASA issued in UK) and that I cannot exercise the...
5th Nov 2021, 14:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By Freefly170

You couldnít make this up !

I was relocated by my company to Spain shortly after the Brexit debacle ( sadly no time to SOLI) so Iím now going through the agony of trying to convert a UK EASA license into a AESA license believe...
6th Sep 2021, 10:57
Replies: 13
Views: 8,299
Posted By Freefly170

Definitely very sad, the attached article from...

Definitely very sad, the attached article from Daily Mail mentions that jumpers sometime rely on their AAD to inform them when itís time to deploy their chute. Thatís nonsense no jumper relies on...
29th May 2021, 07:16
Replies: 14
Views: 2,004
Posted By Freefly170

Air Law question

I am re studying Air Law (after many years) in a bid to get my EASA license ( now that weíre our of EU) and am using the excellent AOPA website. However came upon an interesting question and answer....
14th Dec 2020, 10:34
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks for all the helpful responses guys, i will...

Thanks for all the helpful responses guys, i will probably try to get my ICAO license transferred to EASA as soon as practical in the new year, obviously there’s a few small hurdles but nothing too...
12th Dec 2020, 20:40
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By Freefly170

UK EASA change of SOLI

Hi all, so i;ve just been asked to move to Spain for a job and obviously Iím too late now to change my current UK issued EASA PPL, anyone have any idea on the subsequent process for transfer or re...
13th Oct 2020, 12:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks Gyrotyro and Fl1ingfrog, appreciate your...

Thanks Gyrotyro and Fl1ingfrog, appreciate your comments and definitely along the lines that Iím currently thinking. I will probably have to either purchase a ULM/Microlight that is already...
24th Sep 2020, 10:12
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By Freefly170

Many thanks for those helpful replies. As I...

Many thanks for those helpful replies. As I suspected it is fraught with issues and with impending Brexit layered on top probably not a good idea. perhaps best to look for an EASA type such as a...
24th Sep 2020, 06:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By Freefly170

Exporting permit aircraft UK- EU

Hi anyone out there have any experience of taking permit aircraft such as RV4 , RV6 from UK to EU ( permanently) ie likely to entail a move to French or other EU register.

Iíve just been offered...
28th Aug 2020, 09:09
Replies: 203
Views: 38,779
Posted By Freefly170

Such a shame, I love flying into Duxford and...

Such a shame, I love flying into Duxford and Legends is such a fantastic show, Hard to see how it could relocate in UK with so many airfields being closed or restricted. However if it does move to...
13th Oct 2017, 15:53
Replies: 2
Views: 2,244
Posted By Freefly170

A10 squadrons in Afghanistan

I'm trying to find out which squadrons of A10's (ie sqn number) were deployed in Afghanistan and were active in providing CAS to US/UK troops in Helmand Province in and around March 2009. Anyone know...
31st Aug 2017, 18:32
Replies: 170
Views: 62,204
Posted By Freefly170

Parachute freefall course, my first 60 sec delay...

Parachute freefall course, my first 60 sec delay using a BOC (Bottom of Container) mounted pilot drogue (Which you cannot see when in freefall).

Instructor: OK bloggs, just before you reach your...
15th Nov 2016, 07:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By Freefly170

Agree with StepÖ.I recently had to do my one hour...

Agree with StepÖ.I recently had to do my one hour of dual for my SEP revalidation, so asked the instructor if we could practice various approaches to short landings. Turned out to be the best hour of...
15th Nov 2016, 07:17
Replies: 35
Views: 6,918
Posted By Freefly170

As a former jumper and current pilot I always...

As a former jumper and current pilot I always have a very healthy respect for the airspace around and adjacent to drop zones. If i'm flying in the vicinity I will usually try to get on the frequency...
4th Oct 2016, 18:33
Replies: 52
Views: 13,288
Posted By Freefly170

I first soloed in a K13 with the University...

I first soloed in a K13 with the University gliding club back in 1983, but had to wait a good few years before I had the money to the do the power version so it was a freezing cold January in 1990...
2nd Oct 2016, 10:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks to all the responders. I'm currently...

Thanks to all the responders. I'm currently trawling through the sites of all the suggestions and frankly all of them seem better than the system we're currently using. Guess it will be down to a...
1st Oct 2016, 10:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks DB6, another one for our group to review.

Thanks DB6, another one for our group to review.
1st Oct 2016, 10:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks Genghis, I will take a look at Goboko,...

Thanks Genghis, I will take a look at Goboko, Regards, Freefly
1st Oct 2016, 08:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By Freefly170

Aircraft Booking Systems

Our group is currently using Yebu for aircraft bookings and whilst it works well for short term booking slots its not possible to view more than one week at a time.
Anyone out there using an e...
1st Sep 2016, 06:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,963
Posted By Freefly170

Thumbs up for Lille

Just got back from a few days in Lille, flew there from Switzerland and was impressed with their friendly approach to GA. Despite my e mail with my arrival details going astray they were very quick...
2nd Aug 2016, 15:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks aerolearner, it must have happened a few...

Thanks aerolearner, it must have happened a few times because now it's noted in red writing on their VAC, hopefully I will be able to identify the right one ! I'm planning to approach from NW so...
1st Aug 2016, 15:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks Whats next, thats helpful especially the...

Thanks Whats next, thats helpful especially the link, we will probably route through there in that case.
1st Aug 2016, 12:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By Freefly170

Brescia Montichiari

Hi, just wondering if any of you have flown into Brescia Montichiari recently. I'm planning a flight to Verona Boscamantico and have to clear customs at either Brescia or Verona Villafranca.
I...
25th Nov 2015, 12:38
Replies: 12
Views: 3,996
Posted By Freefly170

Part of our course on the Lynx OFT was Fighter...

Part of our course on the Lynx OFT was Fighter Evasion and I recall being taken up in the backseat of a Harrier to observe it from the FJ's perspective as they went hunting for helicopters in the...
23rd Nov 2015, 19:52
Replies: 3
Views: 7,524
Posted By Freefly170

So you've never done it, yet somehow you know...

So you've never done it, yet somehow you know it's a shithole ! Its not as it happens, Porte Du Soleil is the largest ski area in Europe and Morzine, Avoriaz and Chatel are all great places to ski...
19th Nov 2015, 11:35
Replies: 10
Views: 2,970
Posted By Freefly170

I hold a UK and EASA PPL (A) and did my...

I hold a UK and EASA PPL (A) and did my revalidation in Switzerland about 12 months ago with a local instructor, I spoke to CAA who said they needed the SRG 1119 C (or E, can't remember) sent off...
14th May 2015, 15:22
Replies: 166
Views: 42,004
Posted By Freefly170

Exactly ! which is why type specific aerobatic...

Exactly ! which is why type specific aerobatic training is so relevant. I think even experienced aerobatic pilots who were planning to convert to a different type say T67 to a Pitts for instance...
14th May 2015, 14:14
Replies: 166
Views: 42,004
Posted By Freefly170

The number of loops flown with or without an...

The number of loops flown with or without an instructor isn't confirmation of an individual pilots ability to safely conduct aerobatics. A more meaningful criteria would be the ability to recover...
22nd Apr 2015, 11:19
Replies: 13
Views: 4,045
Posted By Freefly170

Pummel, I lived in that region for almost 15...

Pummel, I lived in that region for almost 15 years including 7 years in Singapore and 5 in Philippines it's a brilliant place to live but in all honestly not that great for GA. As ETOPS said there's...
12th Mar 2015, 13:37
Replies: 10
Views: 3,400
Posted By Freefly170

Backpacker, I think you may be being a bit...

Backpacker, I think you may be being a bit pessimistic in your assessment mate. I did my PPL on Beagle Pup, then transitioned straight onto the Pitts S2A. It was a pretty steep learning curve but I...
27th Jan 2015, 14:48
Replies: 19
Views: 6,243
Posted By Freefly170

Zonkor, no the revalidation cannot be done on...

Zonkor, no the revalidation cannot be done on line you have to submit the paperwork to CAA and will probably also have to send across the credentials of your EASA examiner , at least that's what I...
19th Jan 2015, 12:11
Replies: 19
Views: 6,243
Posted By Freefly170

SEP revalidation

Not sure where you are in Switzerland but try speaking to the club at Birrfeld. I did my SEP revalidation there , although it was integrated as part of a conversion to a new aircraft type. Same basic...
17th Oct 2014, 20:31
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By Freefly170

Thanks Mark 1 thats helpful, I guess i need to...

Thanks Mark 1 thats helpful, I guess i need to find out what to do long term, but looks like i may have to consider registering as HB

cheers
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