General

This is a place where we will discuss different topics on all things general. I will be posting new content every week.

Porter Update

Porter Update

First of all, if you are reading this and a pilot and looking for a job, Susi Air is Hiring! Anyway lets get into it! It has now been almost 4 months of flying the Pilatus Porter and I have amassed...

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Online flying the Porter

Online flying the Porter

It has been a week or so that I have beenĀ  flying the Porter now. The first day I can say I was pretty nervous, I was confident I could fly the plane safely, but there is always a feeling that I am...

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New Chapter

New Chapter

So for some of you who know me this may not come as a surprise, but to others this will be news. I have been wanting to fly the mighty Pilatus Porter since I joined Susi Air, it was one of the main...

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Multi or Single Com

Multi or Single Com

So which way to go, do you take the Single Engine or Multi Engine? Again I would just like to remind my readers that this is an opinion, neither choice is right or wrong. I will put a poll at the...

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Should I pay for a rating?

Should I pay for a rating?

There is a job available, you have the hours required, but they have added one sentence that pretty much rules you out. RATED ON TYPE.... Before I go further, I just want to say that this is my...

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Best Plane for the Bush?

What is the best plane for the Bush? I look at Aircraft mainly used by Charter Companies. I love flying around Africa, and now Indonesia, into the smaller more challenging airstrips. The ones that...

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Getting Your First Job

Getting Your First Job

We have all been there, that catch 22 that seems impossible to get out of. It took me personally 6 months to land my first job and it didn't get much easier after that, but I have persevered and am...

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Where It All Started

The flying bug bit for me when I was in matric (grade 12) at St Andrews College, Grahamstown. This was 10 years ago as I am writing this. (seems bloody long now that I think about it) It was nearing...

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