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aenima396
10-23-2006, 01:56 PM
I live in the Akron area (OH). If anyone wants to fly and split time or needs a saftey pilot let me know and I will be glad to join. I have 178 hours Private/Insturment. I fly out of SkyPark (15g). The aircraft are cheap to rent there, i.e. C-150 from 40 and hour, C-172 from 70 and hour. Please post and let me now. BTW I am new to the forums. I have read things here for awhile and I loved what everyone was psoting and decided to join.

Peace out.


GetErDun
10-23-2006, 03:44 PM
http://hetemeel.com/haha/39515.%20Peace+Out!.jpg

JSchraub
10-23-2006, 04:32 PM
http://hetemeel.com/haha/39515.%20Peace+Out!.jpg
How does this help?


Puppyz
10-23-2006, 05:03 PM
$40 , $70 an hour?? damn i pay $160 an hour solo rate on a 172. :(

aenima396
10-23-2006, 05:23 PM
these arent new

most are 1970's with dual nav/xomms and maybe DME if we are lucky. what are yours?

Puppyz
10-23-2006, 05:25 PM
if im lucky its a new R model with GPS and the works. but usually its not its an old P model thats seen better days. No DME, lucky if a VOR works at all and no GPS. Ill only take the R into actual. I don't mind flying the P models, but I just wish it was cheaper. Their both the same , $160 solo rate.

aenima396
10-23-2006, 05:28 PM
where are you from? what airport do you fly out of? are you close to OH?

Puppyz
10-23-2006, 05:32 PM
I fly out of new york. HPN. I'm doing a 141 program though so the school only lets me rent from them :( . I have about 48 hours left in the course, approx 20 hours solo time to fly off.

usmc-sgt
10-23-2006, 06:14 PM
I would run away from that school as fast as is humanly possible!

Unless you are doing your training under the VA and require 141 I would take those hours and go somewhere else and apply those hours to part 61. The worst I have seen for a 172 EVER was I think $160/hr and that was a 2006 with the G1000. I wouldnt expect to pay more than 90/ at the most from any school even if they are sp's a 172 is a 172 is a 172

Puppyz-
You could try this place at the field you already fly at http://www.flypfs.com/ It will save you almost $40/hr for the 172. The prices up north are crazy though, their duchess is $105/hr more than what I pay in SoCal, for that price the plane should shoot its own approaches

aenima396
10-23-2006, 06:19 PM
yea it does seem very high i got my private and instrument for about 7 grand and i have 178 hours with about 11 grand invested

Pilotpip
10-23-2006, 06:27 PM
Our G-1000 172 costs $140 an hour wet. Our N models are $99 per hour wet with dual Nav/Coms and IFR GPS that work well.

What you're paying is insane. COL is higher on the east coast than it is in the Midwest where I am but that's a bunch of BS. The plane you're flying should be no more than $100 an hour to rent and part 141 should have nothing to do with it. Also, if you're doing flying outside your training (like just a leisure flight assuming you have your private) there's not a damn thing that the flight school can do to prevent you from renting somewhere else unless of course they had you sign something.

rickair7777
10-23-2006, 06:45 PM
I fly out of new york. HPN. I'm doing a 141 program though so the school only lets me rent from them :( . I have about 48 hours left in the course, approx 20 hours solo time to fly off.


Let me guess...american flyers.

scam.

grandpa
10-23-2006, 07:21 PM
american flyers?


edit * nevermind sounded a lil familiar

Puppyz
10-23-2006, 07:26 PM
Indeed i know the costs are very high, but i have found ways to save myself money even with them. Also its close to my house and close to my school. I understand the negatives, but at the same time I am almost done and ive moved around too many times now to change again.

pilotpip i know i can rent airplanes from anynwehre, but i cant count that time towards the training hours for the commercial

aenima396
10-23-2006, 07:47 PM
so anyone want to fly? this got off topic pretty fast.

POPA
10-23-2006, 10:17 PM
so anyone want to fly? this got off topic pretty fast.

Bring the plane on out to St Louis, and we'll do some flying.

Or, we could maybe meet in the middle somewhere. I miss piston flying :(

bertramcheeks22
10-24-2006, 12:30 PM
so anyone want to fly? this got off topic pretty fast.

Haha Skypark:rolleyes: ...I'm at KSU...I'll stop at that...

aenima396
10-24-2006, 01:27 PM
can you land there?

I have seen many of the KSU planes making go-arounds on a normal basis.

I like your planes though. I got to take one on a cross country to Gary, IN.

btwissel
10-24-2006, 02:18 PM
pilotpip i know i can rent airplanes from anynwehre, but i cant count that time towards the training hours for the commercial

it won't count as the required training toward the Comm., but it will cound toward the 250TT you need.

besides, until you make that job with a major, any flight time you can log is good

volare
10-24-2006, 03:59 PM
so anyone want to fly? this got off topic pretty fast.
aenima396
i would like to share time with you...im in the building time process as well.
i've contacted the school but havent receive any reply yet...do you know if they accept foreign student pilots?

Puppyz
10-24-2006, 04:09 PM
it won't count as the required training toward the Comm., but it will cound toward the 250TT you need.

besides, until you make that job with a major, any flight time you can log is good

You don't need 250tt if your doing ur commercial 141. And I know, but im not interested in paying for extra flight time while i still have to pay for trarining.

aenima396
10-24-2006, 06:42 PM
SkyPark is not a school but an airport with rental aircraft. As long as you hold an FAA private pilot certificate and pass a check then you can fly there.

bertramcheeks22
10-29-2006, 03:28 PM
can you land there?

I have seen many of the KSU planes making go-arounds on a normal basis.

I like your planes though. I got to take one on a cross country to Gary, IN.

I've only been there once...made it in just fine in a 172...I'm sure it's pretty overwhelming for some of the other KSU pilots their first time. 4000 x 60 is a little more comfortable than what you guys have...

p.s. TooL Rocks:)

favila008
10-29-2006, 04:21 PM
I would run away from that school as fast as is humanly possible!

Unless you are doing your training under the VA and require 141 I would take those hours and go somewhere else and apply those hours to part 61. The worst I have seen for a 172 EVER was I think $160/hr and that was a 2006 with the G1000. I wouldnt expect to pay more than 90/ at the most from any school even if they are sp's a 172 is a 172 is a 172

Puppyz-
You could try this place at the field you already fly at http://www.flypfs.com/ It will save you almost $40/hr for the 172. The prices up north are crazy though, their duchess is $105/hr more than what I pay in SoCal, for that price the plane should shoot its own approaches

sgt;72278, do you know any good places to do flight training in SoCal, (LongBeach) .