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Re: How old are you?

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the key word being "hope"

But getting an ATPL is a matter of writing two exams, not stick and rudder ...
Therefore it would follow that having a Canadian ATPL means very little as far as ones flying skills are concerned?

Would you put it.

Just above the skills of a PPL?

Just above the skills of a PPL who passed the exams?

There has to be a base line.
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I think I could land on the Hudson no prob...hopefully no one would fall off the floats though and get hypothermia. :D
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the key word being "hope"

But getting an ATPL is a matter of writing two exams, not stick and rudder ...
What? They finally did away with that pesky hour requirement for the ATPL? Man, I HAVE been out of Canada too long!

Good riddance. I always thought that was a nuisance anyway.
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Age: 24

2500 TT
King Air Captain, have 4 PPC's
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Age: 17
Occupation: Student/Pilot in training (Starting in Sept. 09)
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Started flying at 17
45 now and 22 yrs with the company, last 4 on b777 and happy West jet now will be getting codeshare with us, or vv
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Hey,
Im 23 right now and have been a commercial pilot for 5 years and flew a DHC6, and now am flying the CRJ-200.
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24, 65TT with a PPL (night rated, baby)

I was a late bloomer I guess
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34, Got my PPL last year ... just over 100HRS TT.
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34
Licenced AME
Endorsed on Bell 206, Eurocopter AS350 + AS365, Sikorsky S61, and in a few weeks Agusta/Westland AW139
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63
just shy of 24,000 hours
no accidents
HOGs

cost of my private license in 1966 ..... $400 and the govt gave us back $100
cost of renting C150 (fuel in) in1966....... $9.00 per hour solo and $11.00 per hour dual
cost of the enjoyment I have had over 43 years ....... priceless
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34, started flying at 17. PPL at 18, CPL 22, MIFR 23.
Aircraft flown for a living, DHC-6, PAY2, PAY2XL, PA42, P180, LR35, LR55, B744
5700hrs TT.
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cat claimed:
Somewhere between 25,000 and 30,000 accident free hours.
So what happened during the other 4,000...a little less boring? :lol:
How does someone drive a pigboat (and other planes that take-off and land on water) for 20+ years without even getting a hole in the hull/floats?
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Started at 16 i'm now 23 with 3200hrs PC12 B1900 DHC8 CRJ EA31 all FO
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How does someone drive a pigboat (and other planes that take-off and land on water) for 20+ years without even getting a hole in the hull/floats?
Good question.

Mostly by not driving them over stuff that will puncture the hull / floats and a lot of luck. :mrgreen:
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I'm the same age as Beechboy007.
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