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Re: New Flyer

 by cockney steve ¦  Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:27 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: New Flyer ¦  Replies: 78 ¦  Views: 2650

... have advised, the physics of flight and the mechanics of engines have not materially altered in the last few hundred years. Our understanding of meteorology and human performance has improved slightly over the last half-century or-so , but that's not really relevant. Navigation is another unchanged ...

Re: Ground School course

 by lcolman ¦  Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:28 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: Ground School course ¦  Replies: 28 ¦  Views: 1523

... do the mock test on PPL Tutor for the subject (i.e. Air Law) Take your test (i.e. Air Law) Move onto next subject and rinse and repeat (i.e. Meteorology) Good Luck! I would add between 1 & 2 : If you dont understand something ask your instructor or on here. This is important, because ...

Re: Ground School course

 by lcolman ¦  Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:25 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: Ground School course ¦  Replies: 28 ¦  Views: 1523

... do the mock test on PPL Tutor for the subject (i.e. Air Law) Take your test (i.e. Air Law) Move onto next subject and rinse and repeat (i.e. Meteorology) Good Luck! Would this approach still work with the new online exams. I don’t know but I would expect there would be a larger question bank ...

Re: Ground School course

 by IWF ¦  Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:08 am ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: Ground School course ¦  Replies: 28 ¦  Views: 1523

... as far as yachtmaster. Nothing like as complex as flying and managing a plane, but nonetheless comparable. I’m certainly hoping navigation and meteorology should at least be familiar. The learning of the theory of sailing is certainly comparable. There there s no requirement to work with a ...

Re: Ground School course

 by MachFlyer ¦  Wed Jan 27, 2021 5:23 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: Ground School course ¦  Replies: 28 ¦  Views: 1523

... do the mock test on PPL Tutor for the subject (i.e. Air Law) Take your test (i.e. Air Law) Move onto next subject and rinse and repeat (i.e. Meteorology) Good Luck! Would this approach still work with the new online exams. I don’t know but I would expect there would be a larger question bank ...

Re: Ground School course

 by skydriller ¦  Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:57 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: Ground School course ¦  Replies: 28 ¦  Views: 1523

... do the mock test on PPL Tutor for the subject (i.e. Air Law) Take your test (i.e. Air Law) Move onto next subject and rinse and repeat (i.e. Meteorology) Good Luck! I would add between 1 & 2 : If you dont understand something ask your instructor or on here. This is important, because ...

Re: My imagination

 by cockney steve ¦  Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:43 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: My imagination ¦  Replies: 15 ¦  Views: 862

^^^^^^^^ Apart from air-law, they're still mostly valid today,- Physics, Meteorology and principles of piston-engines haven't altered that much in the last hundred years! The advent of GPS has finally been addressed by the CAA and Medical advances have given ...

Re: Ground School course

 by lcolman ¦  Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:37 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: Ground School course ¦  Replies: 28 ¦  Views: 1523

... do the mock test on PPL Tutor for the subject (i.e. Air Law) Take your test (i.e. Air Law) Move onto next subject and rinse and repeat (i.e. Meteorology) Good Luck!

Re: I`m getting annoyed & going to drop out of learning to Fly!!!!!!

 by cockney steve ¦  Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:55 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: I`m getting annoyed & going to drop out of learning to Fly!!!!!! ¦  Replies: 22 ¦  Views: 1835

... have held a pilot's licence. I have a set of Trevor Thom's books and the only one with significant changes is Air Law. Physics and engineering, meteorology and navigation really don't change much.

Re: Why QNH when coming into an airport and not QFE?

 by iantruckers ¦  Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:46 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: Why QNH when coming into an airport and not QFE? ¦  Replies: 107 ¦  Views: 3756

... that you have to learn and inwardly digest, sometimes the information that you try to remember can start to get garbled, Air Law, Navigation, Meteorology, Fact & Figures, Official Organization, Morse Code, Symbols etc. etc. Also, with Covid19, us learners can`t ask our training pilots. Ian

Re: And so it starts

 by tr7v8 ¦  Fri Oct 30, 2020 10:42 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: And so it starts ¦  Replies: 40 ¦  Views: 3098

... so can't do exam then. Next one is "Principles of Flight" After that I'll struggle a bit. primer. Was given this link earlier for a good Meteorology Primer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKPXoGu1DKc

Re: PPL order of exams 2020

 by Fellsteruk ¦  Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:40 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: PPL order of exams 2020 ¦  Replies: 10 ¦  Views: 1276

... so I thought hey I’m doing one at a time why give myself extra stress) Sitting two: Aircraft General Knowledge Three: Principles of Flight Four: Meteorology All above passed my plan is to get comms done next my oral next then I’ll do nav and flight planning together. I think we have to do nav ...

ATPL Exams and Sitting Order

 by EuropeanFlyer2000 ¦  Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:50 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: ATPL Exams and Sitting Order ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 925

... all of the topics and I am reviewing what I studied towards the start of the year. My current plan is to sit them in the following order: 1: Meteorology, Air Law and HPL 2: Instruments, Gen Nav and Radio Nav. 3 AGK, M+B. Flight Planning and Performance. 4 POF and Op Procedures. I'll sit VFR ...

Re: How often should I fly for PPL?

 by tcc1000 ¦  Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:28 pm ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: How often should I fly for PPL? ¦  Replies: 24 ¦  Views: 2857

... of questions on the new online exams might change this a bit. You can start reading/learning before the practical side. Some subjects (Air Law, meteorology) need no practical experience. For some people some practical experience makes it much easier to understand (e.g. Nav). In that case, progressing ...

Re: Taking exams while grounded by lockdown

 by Paul_Sengupta ¦  Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:50 am ¦  Forum: Student Pilots ¦  Topic: Taking exams while grounded by lockdown ¦  Replies: 19 ¦  Views: 2851

Meteorology is another one you can gen up on without having to do any flying.

If you learn them all now, you can take the exams when we get out of lockdown.

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