Multi Engine Flying

On the 30 August 2018, I had my first instructional flight on the Diamond DA42 Twin Star aircraft in Oxford airport. I started with my Multi Engine Piston (MEP) Rating which is 6 hours of flight including: familiarisation, general handling, asymmetric flight and circuits plus a theory exam. I am writing this, having completed the MEP (6 hours) and Basic Instrument Flight module (BIFM – … Continue reading Multi Engine Flying

Phase 2 – The ATPL Glass is Half Full

With trepidation and wonder as to where the time went, on the 9th and 10th May I sat 4 more EASA theory exams at the Coventry exam centre ran by L3.  These exams marked my half way point through all of my subjects, over 75% ground school completion on time, and with only 10 weeks remaining from starting my last phase to completion of ground … Continue reading Phase 2 – The ATPL Glass is Half Full

Phase 1 – Ground School (ATPL Theory)

On the 20 November 2017 I started my first full day on ATPL theory ground school. It has been 14 weeks since starting and I have sat my first three EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) exams. My first 3 months have been eventful, stressful, sometimes filled with school drama and otherwise very routine up early and studying late. My school, Airways Aviation, is based in … Continue reading Phase 1 – Ground School (ATPL Theory)