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  Topic: Thinking about a career
flingingwings

Replies: 3
Views: 6790

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:44 pm   Subject: Thinking about a career
Hi,

For what you need hours and qualifications wise, look here:

http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=175&pagetype=68&gid=2081

Practically,

I cannot think of anywhere currently o ...
  Topic: London Air Ambulance
flingingwings

Replies: 3
Views: 22563

PostForum: Flight Dynamics   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 2:38 pm   Subject: London Air Ambulance
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NOTAR

Cool
  Topic: R44 Conversion Diary
flingingwings

Replies: 10
Views: 9699

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:21 am   Subject: R44 Conversion Diary
IMHO I'd ask (presuming it isn't suggested or hasn't yet been covered), that you do a sortie with just you and the instructor (no pax) and full fuel, and another with full pax and little fuel. Big cha ...
  Topic: CPL(H) Done....What Next?....
flingingwings

Replies: 5
Views: 3281

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:06 pm   Subject: CPL(H) Done....What Next?....
Perhaps other questions to consider are:

Which offshore operators are currently hiring and/or/if they have a pool of people already waiting?

Do you have another source of income that will allow ...
  Topic: IR exams
flingingwings

Replies: 1
Views: 4047

PostForum: Ground School   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:04 pm   Subject: IR exams
LASORs is your friend

http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=175&pagetype=68&gid=2081
  Topic: Harrod's Sikorski S-92A at Barton
flingingwings

Replies: 6
Views: 3462

PostForum: Helicopter Photography   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:34 am   Subject: Harrod's Sikorski S-92A at Barton
I believe one of their pilots graces HT sometimes

What are you suggesting PW? Wink

We have access to 'cabin crew', albeit that role is normally conducted by the flight engineer.

Hours wis ...
  Topic: Register as a company-> reduce training expense?
flingingwings

Replies: 10
Views: 5658

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Tue May 31, 2011 9:18 pm   Subject: Register as a company-> reduce training expense?
Short answer:

Yes, people have looked into it, and successfully created companies.

Any accountant could advise you

From HMR+C viewpoint the company created MUST have an intention to trade. Ie ...
  Topic: Trip to the Helilanes
flingingwings

Replies: 7
Views: 4575

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue May 31, 2011 11:32 am   Subject: Trip to the Helilanes
Minus the video it's tricky to comment.

However the rule you quote has a little bit more to it:

Aircraft including helicopters, are not permitted to fly over a congested area of a city, town or ...
  Topic: CPLH / ATPLH Ground school advice & recommendations plea
flingingwings

Replies: 8
Views: 10734

PostForum: Ground School   Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2011 6:34 pm   Subject: CPLH / ATPLH Ground school advice & recommendations plea
D007,

LASORs is your friend Smile

http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=175&pagetype=68&gid=2081

Section J 1.5 and 1.6

Basically you have to pass all the exams within 18 months of y ...
  Topic: Distance learning - theory
flingingwings

Replies: 3
Views: 6321

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:02 pm   Subject: Distance learning - theory
The other useful resource being LASORs

Found here:
http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=175&pagetype=68&gid=2081
  Topic: PPL(A) / PPL(H) transferable hours.
flingingwings

Replies: 2
Views: 1935

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:03 am   Subject: PPL(A) / PPL(H) transferable hours.
LASORs is your friend

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/175/Section%20C%20-%20PRIVATE%20PILOT%20LICENCE.pdf

Section C1.1 Wink
  Topic: Hello! new to all of this, just a few questions please?
flingingwings

Replies: 19
Views: 14745

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2010 5:25 pm   Subject: Hello! new to all of this, just a few questions please?
Raffski,

It will be a CoG issue. As opposed to an MAUW issue. Always good to DISPEL the myth that an R22 is always within CoG so long as seat weight and MAUW are not exceeded. Seem to recall that 2 ...
  Topic: Hello! new to all of this, just a few questions please?
flingingwings

Replies: 19
Views: 14745

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2010 3:37 pm   Subject: Hello! new to all of this, just a few questions please?
Raffski,

Some fair points. Limitations should be followed, and CoG is an integral part of preflight planning.

It's always difficult to comment on 3rd party information, but it doesn't sound like ...
  Topic: GASIL 2010-08/09
flingingwings

Replies: 3
Views: 3242

PostForum: Flight Safety   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:59 pm   Subject: GASIL 2010-08/09
I'd like to think A.R.E. would be focusing on the blatant illegal public transport flights that occur under the guise of legitimate public transport, as opposed to possible club errors over cost shari ...
  Topic: Hello! new to all of this, just a few questions please?
flingingwings

Replies: 19
Views: 14745

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 5:48 pm   Subject: Hello! new to all of this, just a few questions please?
Another question you might want to sort is what bill you get?
Is it based on Datcon time or Instructors time?

Instructors are in the main paid per flying hour.
Cynically: Would an Instructor work ...
 
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