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greatblue, that is great! What a great relief to pass a checkride. I passed one just a couple of weeks ago and it is one of those things that when the examiner says "your legal" it is an overwhelming sence of accomplishment, to see all of your efforts pay off. Congrats! now go fly!
- Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:41 pm
- Forum: Listener Mail
- Topic: Ramp Checked before my PPL Checkride
- Replies: 6
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I got Ramp checked as a student pilot. I had just returned from one of my solo cross country flights and was hovering over to the pad when I noticed a guy watching me very intently. I had only about 30 hours or so and had never heard of a ramp check. So I made my squirrely landing and shut down the ...
Jack, that sounds like a cool story you should elaborate on during one of the future podcasts. (if you haven't already) and Dave, as far as a fruitfull career, I have a career in tv news that I love. But I would love to blend the two together. That is what got me into helicopters in the first place....
Well, today was a big day. I finaly got my Commercial Rotorcraft Certificate. I flew from Tulsa to Wichita to meet with Dr. Lay for my check ride. Last night I was a nervous wreck and was secretly hoping my car wouldn't start or something to keep me from having to go through this. It seemed like I h...
Yeah, he was very close to KTUL (Tulsa International). About a mile or 2 NW. He was comming from the north, and landed north of the airport. If he aimed for the airport and fell short, he would have landed in a very heavily wooded area, or the zoo. Don't know what I would've done in that situation, ...
Dave, Thanks for the insight. I am a private helicopter pilot in Tulsa, SO I don't plan on leaving the country anytime soon. But, I do know what you are saying about the broken english on the radio. Tulsa (Jones Riverside KRVS) is a big training airport. However, If I were to fly into an airport on ...