CBIR – IS IT WORTH IT?
This is another subject flagged by the ambiguous wording of Part FCL. First of all, a bit of history. A full IR course from scratch consists (if you do it all in an aircraft) of 50 hours SEP and 55 MEP. The theory is the same as ATPL so, for instance, if you have a…Read More
CPL UK OR EASA?
Introduction The big question I am often asked as CFI and head of training at a UK ATO is “Should I get a UK or EASA licence?” My answer is always the same rather guarded “Well it depends” and here’s why. When the UK left the EU on 31 December 2020 we also left EASA,…Read More
KEEPING LEGAL: NEGOTIATING THE UK LICENSING MINEFIELD
As CFI and head of training at a busy ATO I have made a mental pie chart of how much time I spend on advising callers and customers. A major slice is the same thing. Currency and recency. The UK has many different pilot licences. Let’s just stick to aeroplane ones for this briefing. NPPL…Read More