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by Woodreau
Sat Nov 24, 2001 4:08 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Old Do You Have To Be To Pass Your Ppl?
Replies: 15
Views: 15259

RE: How Old Do You Have To Be To Pass Your Ppl?

In the US, you can start training anytime, you just need to find a flight instructor who would be willing to train you, the search may be the hardest part. One of the things I look for is maturity/judgement of the individual. I also try to find out the motivation. BUT you cannot solo until you are 1...

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by Woodreau
Sat Nov 24, 2001 3:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What On Earth Is This
Replies: 6
Views: 2655

RE: What On Earth Is This

The RAT also came in handy when Air Canada Flight 143 (B767 aircraft #604- now known as the Gimli glider) flying from Ottawa to Edmonton ran out of fuel because they didn't takeoff with enough fuel for the flight. http://www.frontier.net/~wadenelson/successstories/gimli.html Great story. Cheers &nbs...

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by Woodreau
Sat Nov 24, 2001 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Aircraft Types Have You Flown On?
Replies: 81
Views: 4911

RE: How Many Aircraft Types Have You Flown On?

Commerical B727 Delta Airlines, Continental Micronesia B737 United Airlines, Southwest Airlines B747 Philippine Airlines, Northwest, TWA, All Nippon Airways B757 United Airlines B767 Delta Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines DC-9 Northwest MD83/88 Delta Airlines MD11 World Airways L1011 Delta Airl...

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by Woodreau
Fri Nov 23, 2001 3:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Old Do You Have To Be To Pass Your Ppl?
Replies: 15
Views: 15259

RE: How Old Do You Have To Be To Pass Your Ppl?

If you want to start early, you can look into gliders, the age requirement to solo in a glider (or balloon) is 14, and 16 to earn your private pilot's license (glider). When you turn 17, then it's just a matter of adding on your single engine rating. You'll already know how to fly the airplane when ...

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by Woodreau
Tue Sep 25, 2001 8:33 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Herpa And Starjets Collections
Replies: 4
Views: 3066

RE: Herpa And Starjets Collections

Hi, There was a Cathay Pacific Cargo B747-400F old colors on auction on eBay. The listing ended last night. I tried to post yesterday afternoon, but the system wouldn't let me until today. It's been listed several times with no takers, so I think it might get listed again soon. or you could talk to ...

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