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Re: ADS-B receivers

 by berbles ¦  Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:14 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: ADS-B receivers ¦  Replies: 65 ¦  Views: 2799

... and historical (last hour) weather in the air is immediately apparent as is the situational awareness of other aircraft, especially in The Bahamas where you are not under such positive control as you are with Flight Following in US Airspace. Having had an Airprox with a PA28 on Final to ...

Re: No EASA membership after Brexit

 by Dusty_B ¦  Mon May 20, 2019 7:30 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: No EASA membership after Brexit ¦  Replies: 174 ¦  Views: 10614

The Bahamas CAA, like many others, differs some approvals and certification to other authorities - ie FAA/EASA/UK CAA. They do not have the competency to do so themselves.

Re: No EASA membership after Brexit

 by cockney steve ¦  Mon May 20, 2019 12:17 am ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: No EASA membership after Brexit ¦  Replies: 174 ¦  Views: 10614

AFAIK, Bahamas is still a British Protectorate, not sure how that affects the issue, but certain British legalities were recognised there and I know that both US dollars and £ Sterling were legal tender.

Re: No EASA membership after Brexit

 by flybymike ¦  Sun May 19, 2019 11:02 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: No EASA membership after Brexit ¦  Replies: 174 ¦  Views: 10614

If the Bahamas can have their own Civil Aviation Authority that meets ICAO, then I’m sure the UK can. :lol:

Don’t forget the original UK CAA licence is full ICAO.
I still have mine, and doubtless an ab initio or conversion reintroduction would be no problem.

Re: No EASA membership after Brexit

 by gaznav ¦  Sun May 19, 2019 7:22 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: No EASA membership after Brexit ¦  Replies: 174 ¦  Views: 10614

If the Bahamas can have their own Civil Aviation Authority that meets ICAO, then I’m sure the UK can. :lol: Anyway, leave/remain/a-bit-of-both (delete as applicable) just get on with it and let’s start to focus on the more important ...

Bahamas are good too, very well set up for flying light airplanes. I flew there in 1994 in a rented 182RG out from Orlando Exec. and since (passing through) on trips to and from the US in my PA28. AOPA have the new flight ...

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by Iceman ¦  Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:49 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

Give SunState Aviation at Kissimmee a call. I have known them allow rental to the Bahamas in the past.

https://www.sunstateaviation.com.

Iceman 8)

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by Katamarino ¦  Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:46 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

Try Palm Beach Flight Training at Lantana.

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by BlackheathBloke ¦  Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:22 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

ATA at North Perry are (or used to be) Bahamas Flying Ambassadors and had realistic restrictions for Bahamas rental.

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by good finish ¦  Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:58 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

Got a really quick response from Pilot Paradise and unfortnately they are fully booked for that period. any other recomendations greatly received including hiring in the Bahamas

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by Iceman ¦  Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:01 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

Pilots Paradise is UK owned (by a BA pilot) and I know Tony (EASA/FAA instructor) and Carole (desk girl) personally - it is a good outfit.

Iceman 8)

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by defcribed ¦  Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:56 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

I looks like a 10 hour package over a week is $1700 so although not cheap you do have exclusive use of the aircraft for the whole week. BTW I have no association with the company other than using them about 5 years ago and found them good to deal with Fair point, I'd not considered the taking-it-aw...

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by Iceman ¦  Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:25 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

As I wrote on another thread, check with the selected FBO that they allow rental to the Bahamas. Some FBOs require an FAA IR. I'd be interested to find out who you find.

Iceman 8)

Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by Boxkite ¦  Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:04 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

A lot of info here from the past:
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Re: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas

 by cecilthecat ¦  Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:51 pm ¦  Forum: General Aviation ¦  Topic: Hiring in Florida for a trip to the Bahamas ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 707

I looks like a 10 hour package over a week is $1700 so although not cheap you do have exclusive use of the aircraft for the whole week.

BTW I have no association with the company other than using them about 5 years ago and found them good to deal with

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