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Which school?

#1 Post by JamesD » Wed Jan 05, 2005 8:32 pm

I'm thinking about getting a PPL and live near YCD which has two flight schools. I've spoken to instructors at both schools and both seem okay to me. Anyone have suggestions as to which one is better and why?

Nanaimo flight center

or vital aviation

Thanks a lot!
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#2 Post by Cat Driver » Thu Jan 06, 2005 1:15 pm

James, that is a tough question to answer.

But go back to each school and ask them what their average time is to complete the PPL.....TC quotes 45 hours.

If their answer is it takes more hours but won't give you an answer it indicates you are in for a long ride once you start.

So let us know what each school told you...then maybe we can give you more advice.

Once you are in their grasp it can get real expensive.

Have you thought about buying your own airplane and learning on it then after you get tired of it sell it?

I know where you can find a reasonably cheap Cessna 150 ready to go.

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#3 Post by ahramin » Thu Jan 06, 2005 1:54 pm

Nanaimo Flight Center? Would that have anything to do with Jim Slater and Courtney Flight Center?
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#4 Post by Ralliart » Thu Jan 06, 2005 2:01 pm

Yea, same company......Jim's a great guy to deal with.
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