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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 2012 ESC Canadian Junior Soaring Camp

    To All Glider Pilots! (PW-5 – Single Seat Fibreglass Glider) This is what the Canadian Junior Soaring Camp is all about! This is to all of those who obtained their glider wings or are currently taking on the course! I would like to bring interest to the 2nd Annual ESC Canadian Junior...

    Started by JetA Burner, 29th March 2012 17:53
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  1. Air PPS Exam

    HI I am going to take my PPS exam this January and i was wondering if you have any studying ideas that i can use to prepare for the exam :airsalute:

    Started by 22 Red Knight, 20th November 2012 10:18
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  2. Conversion

    Just a quick q here... Anyone done the soaring to ACGP course? I've found a reference to it in the 242, although I'm not really sure who has to be contacted about it. Any details would be appreciated, because I'd like to know what I need to get in order and when. Thanks a bunch :) Just...

    Started by 330attitude, 7th November 2007 14:24
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    24th November 2007 10:25 Go to last post
  3. Power 2k13

    Post if you got into POWER 2K13 :)

    Started by 351_FP, 27th March 2013 19:37
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  4. Glider 09 Question

    Tonight at cadets, my DCO made an announcement to all the cadets that wanted to go on glider and power, and she said that the age rules changed from being 16 by the 1st of september to being 16 by the 15th of august. This kinda ticked me off cause i turn 16... on the 16th of august. Did the age...

    Started by A.Payne, 16th September 2008 18:32
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    28th December 2008 06:14 Go to last post
  5. power schollarship

    quick question(s) Does anyone know how many questions are on the exam for PPS and how mutch time you have to complete it? just gettin prepared :P

    Started by Besner,K, 29th December 2011 17:10
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    30th December 2011 02:13 Go to last post
  6. Glider 2k11

    So.. who's applying? I'm applying for glider at ERGS. :D

    Started by Blue Flightsuit, 31st August 2010 03:58
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    24th August 2011 09:40 Go to last post
  7. Power 2k12

    It is now time to start this! :D So, who will be applying for power this year? I will!

    Started by Blue Flightsuit, 6th October 2011 15:05
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    1st August 2012 16:55 Go to last post
  8. Renting Aircraft

    HI! So I've been looking around and attempting to do some research on single-engine aircraft rentals in Atlantic Canada, but it has been pretty unsuccessful, so I came here. I was wondering what the deal with renting a plane is. What is the average rate? Is fuel included? Do additional...

    Started by borntofly, 26th April 2008 21:16
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    18th June 2008 18:36 Go to last post
  9. Air How To Become A Glider Pilot Instructor

    So. Last year I completed Glider, and am heading for Power this summer. My next goal is to become a glider instructor, but I am uncertain about the prerequisites. I know that you need a certain amount of hours and a certain amount of launches. I've been hearing mixed things about it though. If...

    Started by borntofly, 28th May 2008 17:33
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    30th May 2008 12:37 Go to last post
  10. Glider 2k12

    So it seems like the majority of squadrons have their results, so who's going for the GPS this year? I'm in for the course, RGS PRA.

    Started by Bravo-One, 6th April 2012 05:57
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    26th June 2012 13:00 Go to last post
  11. Leave on Power

    Hello all. Just a quick question, how does the leave system work for cadets on the PPS? Since you're not on base, at a civilian flying centre is it still possible, due to administration and the course load? Also, are the power centres for prairie announced? Thanks!

    Started by Bravo-One, 9th January 2013 20:14
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    19th April 2013 18:42 Go to last post
  12. Glider 2k9

    Hey every1, I am wondering who else got glider this year?? :) If you did congratulations, I will be seeing u there!! ::woot:

    Started by BUTTS2, 23rd March 2009 12:54
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    2nd September 2009 16:25 Go to last post
  13. Aviation Language Proficiency Test

    Hello all, So who got that letter in the mail about the ALPT? Has anyone taken it yet? I have, it was really easy. DB :airsalute:

    Started by Byer, 15th June 2009 17:58
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  14. Power Famil Flying

    Hello All - a very long time since I've been around! I have spoken to my former DCO (now CO) recently about setting up famil flying with the squadron sometime this year, and he is very interested, and said he would get back to me once they figure out what funds are available and what the...

    Started by Byer, 4th November 2014 23:07
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    6th November 2014 15:34 Go to last post
  15. Pilot's Lounge

    Ok, so i was thinking it would be cool to have a thread where pilots can swap stories, talk about aviation, and pass on knowledge and experience. I'm still a fairly new pilot, so i dont have too many stories to share... But i did learn a few weeks ago that icing should not be under-estimated....

    Started by B_Clark, 21st March 2007 20:05
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    8th February 2012 18:17 Go to last post
  16. Metal and Wire Wings

    Hey, does anyone know where I can get some metal and wire wings? They didn't sell them at grad like they usually do...

    Started by cadet_kelly, 2nd September 2008 09:04
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    2nd September 2008 12:08 Go to last post
  17. Now THIS is what I want to do...

    Hey guys, check this out... my uncle is a helicopter pilot for HealthNet in West Virginia. In the spring, he bought a stearman, and this is what he's done with it www.wildblueadventurecompany.com :) the pictures are awesome

    Started by cadet_kelly, 16th October 2008 12:48
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    20th December 2008 20:05 Go to last post
  18. Advanced Power Pilot Scholarship (APPS)

    Hey, I'm surprised that no one has posted anything about this yet... Is anyone else around here applying? My interview is on FEB 20th. Very exciting stuff :D

    Started by cadet_kelly, 8th February 2010 19:08
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  19. Glider Instructor's Course

    Hey everyone, I applied a few weeks ago for the GI Course, anyone else apply/have you heard? What region/ are you staying to instruct for the summer? Cheers

    Started by cadet_kelly, 22nd April 2010 08:08
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    3rd May 2010 15:19 Go to last post
  20. Advanced Soaring Program

    Hey, I was wondering if anyone else has seen the Advanced Soaring Program thing. I'm going to apply, anyone else? Also,is this just a central thing, or have people from other regions heard of it?

    Started by cadet_kelly, 8th June 2010 17:28
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    27th August 2010 13:03 Go to last post

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