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I am pursuing my instrument rating and considering online courses to save time and money with a CFI as I sit at home. I see ads for Sporty's, Jeppeson, Gleim, Kings School, Fly8ma.com, and a host of others. Curious what the community has experienced. What's the best bang for the buck?
Thomas Ficarra posted new forum topic
May '20
I am pursuing my instrument rating and considering online courses to save time and money with a CFI as I sit at home. I see ads for Sporty's, Jeppeson, Gleim, Kings School, Fly8ma.com, and a host of others. Curious what the community has experienced. What's the best bang for the buck?
I recently received my PPL in January after, let us just say it took a long time getting there. Since we are all hunkered down, I was looking at getting my 14 CFR part 61 Certification in Basic Ground Instructor after reading about it on the FAA site. Several people advised me to just get the Advance but I don't have my instrument rating yet. Two questions as I am unclear the difference between the two test requirements that are required. I understand there is the BFI test ...
Thomas Ficarra posted new forum topic
Mar '20
I recently received my PPL in January after, let us just say it took a long time getting there. Since we are all hunkered down, I was looking at getting my 14 CFR part 61 Certification in Basic Ground Instructor after reading about it on the FAA site. Several people advised me to just get the Advance but I don't have my instrument rating yet. Two questions as I am unclear the difference between the two test requirements that are required. I understand there is the BFI test ...
Currently there is a shelter-in-place policy active in CA. The official rules indicate that travel is only allowed for essential services.
Outdoor activity (walking, hiking, running) is allowed as long as social distance is observed.
Solo flying either for fun or practice does not seem to be 'essential', and is also not a direct 'outdoor activity', however, is needed to maintain proficiency, keep currency, and as long as it is solo, still observes social distance.
It ...
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