Archive for the ‘Flight Training Advice’ Category

How To Pass Your PPL Theory Exams

Monday, October 5th, 2009

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Learning how to chug away merrily through the sky is pretty fantastic when you are actually in the sky. But the party doesn’t end there – ground based excitement also abounds in your pilot training course. This article will be looking at how to pass these thrilling aviationally related papers of joy in the easiest manner, while also actually learning what they are talking about. That’s kind of important too.

Otherwise you'll be flying towards this scene. If you're into that kind of thing.

If you don't know your stuff, you could well be flying towards this scene. If you're into that whole weird Jesus thing.

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Record Losses at BA

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

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Okay, so the above image may well be a little misleading, as £400m losses are probably a deck chair off the Titanic that is BA’s bank account – but the fact they are the worst losses since privatisation in 1987 still stands.

Why am I writing this on what is a website mainly focussing on the truly thrilling world of flight training? Because results like this should be affecting the decisions made by commercial pilots in the making. If the airlines are making losses, and are showing negative growth across the board, they are certainly not going to be looking to hire fresh faced and bright eyed new pilots. Just look at my current CV record:

My one reply was rather blunt.

My one reply was rather blunt.

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JAA Flight Training in America

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could up sticks from the cold and dark recesses of Europe and do your flight training in walmer climes – perhaps with turquoise ocean, white beaches and luxurious hotels? “But wouldn’t that mean you couldn’t fly back in Europe because you would have a flying licence stamped from ‘Walmer Climes Aviation Authority’?” I hear you ask.

No! You can go to America (or perhaps more specifically, Florida)!

Okay, so there is a distinct lack of that turquoise ocean – but there are rednecks and big trucks and drive through pharmacy’s and guns in supermarkets and stuff which is all terribly exciting.
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