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General solutions to training problems, options in performance, selecting alternatives, how it was, criterions for excellence, and if one has to ask, an answer is needed.

Experience in the area

Soloed @14 ('45) -- N73BM (Jeannie's Teenie) to C-5A (and everything in between), worldwide USN/USAF, never made a bad landing.

What do you like about this subject?

"Born to fly!"

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Always looking to see what happens next.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

You never know enough.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

There ARE old, bold pilots.

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Recent Answers from Bud Martin

2011-08-22 Averages:

See: http://www.aeromech-inc.com/inspectiontimes.htm;  http://www.aircraftmechanic.org/showthread.php?t=1063.  I'm not an attorney.  I don't think you have a case.  It occurs to me you may indeed be a

2011-08-21 Averages:

Depends upon the airframe--which is why you don't find a standard time.  Airplanes and boats, items that are typically VERY expensive to maintain.  If you're worried about the cost, eschew ownership.

2011-08-21 Averages:

$25-30/hr. is common. However, all mechanics charge whatever they can get.  Depends upon where you are, just like autos--that commonly get 3-times A&P wages (or more), although aviation workers are held

2011-04-28 ILS Approaches - Simulator:

Simulators are imperfect. Autopilots are subject to aberrations. One should always fly ILS manually (in my opinion, from experience).  If you rely on an autopilot approach all the time, when it becomes

2010-10-08 pilot:

I have no idea what opportunities exist in Nepal, nor India. There has been a recent new flight school in Brunei to which you might apply. Generally, being healthy, tall, and smart is a good start.  Regrettably


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