Simplified EASA Regulations

EASA Regulations Everyone flying in Europe is familiar with the new EASA regulations. However, students, new pilots and pilots outside of Europe may find all these regulations confusing and the information they need, hard to find. The Basic Regulation is called Regulation (EC) No 216/2008. This regulation contains all the information and regulations relating to […]

How to Progress Your Career

Updated on 24th September, 2016 Introduction Almost invariably I get asked the same questions on every course that I teach. When I run a commercial course, the CPL students will at some stage, almost always ask me “What do I have to do to get ahead in the helicopter industry?” or words to that effect. […]

Theoretical Knowledge Syllabus For CPL, ATPL and IR

Updated on 2nd May,2016 I have duplicated the EASA syllabus. This theoretical knowledge syllabus is the current one at time of publication. Anyone planning to sit the theoretical knowledge subjects for the EASA exams will need to complete a course at an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) covering the syllabus described in the table below. Refer […]

Theoretical Knowledge Exams (Ireland)

Introduction The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) holds theoretical knowledge exams for ATPL, CPL, IR and PPL. The dates for all levels of theoretical knowledge examinations for the current year can be found below. Examinations at PPL level (4 papers) are held at set times during the course of one day.  Anyone making their first attempt […]