Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:05 pm #802189
Keef wrote:Agree totally. Trouble is, the ideal model - 6 IAPs in 6 months, plus an airways sector etc - was invented somewhere else and is therefore not possible here.
But interestingly with the FAA route nobody checks the currency or how you fly. Any pilot with any sense would include an element of IFR work on their FAA BFR if they have an IR but its not required.
The IMCR at least have a check ride every 2 years (although the quality and content of that can vary depending on who does it).
On a purely personal note and based on flying conditions in the UK / Northern Europe I quite like the concept of both (FAA currency and some sort of annual or biannual check), however I'm now wondering if I should duck and run for suggesting more red tape
To be fair I think it's not the current currency or reval requirements that are at issue, it's getting the initial IR (from a JAR perspective).
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