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  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
SilsoeSid

Replies: 129
Views: 52189

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 11:56 pm   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.
I'm sure that scare/incident is soon on it's way!

ATB
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  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
SilsoeSid

Replies: 129
Views: 52189

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 11:07 pm   Subject: This roundabout is getting too much!
Exactly how is the CPL more capable of passenger transport that a PPL?
I can drive HGV legally, but not a PSV of the same length, axles etc. Surely I'm just as capable.
I can drive a car, but not f ...
  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
SilsoeSid

Replies: 129
Views: 52189

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:02 pm   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.
A little 'light' reading!

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/iprc/documents/Safe_In_Their_Hands_Revalidation_Report.pdf
Safe in Their Hands?
Licensing and Competence Assurance for Safety-Critical Roles in Hig ...
  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
SilsoeSid

Replies: 129
Views: 52189

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:25 pm   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.
Anyone else getting dizzy?

If you want to drive a taxi, sorry, fly fare paying passengers, get the right type of license.

http://www.flyheli.co.uk/training/

If you want to fly helicopters for ...
  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
SilsoeSid

Replies: 129
Views: 52189

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:52 pm   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.

In looking at the answer you need to look at the thread in context. What I am saying is, if the PPL allows a person to carry passengers then why does it matter if they are paying or not. If they ...
  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
SilsoeSid

Replies: 129
Views: 52189

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2009 6:54 pm   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.
How on Earth can you understand it that way? I have no side on this argument.

What I do have a problem understanding is lancsman saying...

If I can carry him (lancsmans son) then I am safe to ca ...
  Topic: PPLs doing corporate work.
SilsoeSid

Replies: 129
Views: 52189

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2009 10:41 am   Subject: PPLs doing corporate work.
I read the first page and saw a hamster wheel developing, so sorry if this has been mentioned before;

Lancsman;

2. Commercial flights carry more important cargo?

This is a definate no to me ...
  Topic: Who needs runways
SilsoeSid

Replies: 15
Views: 10596

PostForum: Anything Goes!   Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2009 4:49 pm   Subject: Who needs runways
I remember on approach at Le Touquet i was cleared to Land on 32 and at the same time the controller cleared a fixed wing onto the same runway.

Um, that is what I call a Runway Incursion and a Cla ...
  Topic: Who needs runways
SilsoeSid

Replies: 15
Views: 10596

PostForum: Anything Goes!   Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:34 am   Subject: Who needs runways
I remember on approach at Le Touquet i was cleared to Land on 32 and at the same time the controller cleared a fixed wing onto the same runway.

Um, that is what I call a Runway Incursion and a Cla ...
  Topic: Helicopters in Space
SilsoeSid

Replies: 7
Views: 4454

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:08 pm   Subject: Helicopters in Space
As it's a delivery machine, I guess that once it has delivered its payload...job done!
  Topic: Helicopters in Space
SilsoeSid

Replies: 7
Views: 4454

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:39 pm   Subject: Helicopters in Space
However, instead of rotor blades the Martian Sky Crane carrier platform will use retrorockets.

Yes!
  Topic: more pilots, instructors & engineers needed
SilsoeSid

Replies: 9
Views: 9970

PostForum: Employment   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:18 pm   Subject: more pilots, instructors & engineers needed
Aha, all clear now.

Go for it Jimmy. Sounds like a good offer.
I would think a couple or three years return might be expected, looking at the other advert of FI and the hours requirement that you' ...
  Topic: more pilots, instructors & engineers needed
SilsoeSid

Replies: 9
Views: 9970

PostForum: Employment   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:44 pm   Subject: more pilots, instructors & engineers needed
Jimmy,
Call me a bluff old traditionalist, but normally you would need to be qualified to apply/get the job...or at least show that you have read the ad. As you wrote "I wonder what sort of return of ...
  Topic: UK AAIB July 2009
SilsoeSid

Replies: 2
Views: 2396

PostForum: Flight Safety   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:41 pm   Subject: UK AAIB July 2009
What you mean to say James is......for the second consecutive month, no helicopter accident investigation reports have been completed and ready for release ! Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Devon Police EC135 pilot
SilsoeSid

Replies: 8
Views: 8989

PostForum: Employment   Posted: Tue May 19, 2009 9:24 pm   Subject: Devon Police EC135 pilot
Anyone know who got the post?
 
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