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Postby bornstephen » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:20 am

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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby MrMorden » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:23 am

The same reason there are not captain's uniforms for Sport Pilots. Because they are silly. :lol:
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Postby bornstephen » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:27 am

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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby Warmi » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:36 am

MrMorden wrote:The same reason there are not captain's uniforms for Sport Pilots. Because they are silly. :lol:


It is quite silly to see foreign PP students all dressed up like like that flying little Cessnas and Pipers hehe.
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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby Wm.Ince » Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:32 am

Warmi wrote:It is quite silly to see foreign PP students all dressed up like like that flying little Cessnas and Pipers hehe.

Not that silly.
In about 2 years, some of those foreign PP students are sitting in the right seat of B-777's. I see nothing silly about that.
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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby Warmi » Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:45 am

Let them wear it then .. but for now .. it does look silly :-)
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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby 3Dreaming » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:45 pm

Warmi wrote:Let them wear it then .. but for now .. it does look silly :-)


We have a flight school here in Southern Illinois that was purchased by the Chinese for training airline pilots. They are already hired by the airline when they are here doing training, so why not wear the uniform.

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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby smutny » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:16 pm

Get yourself a set of old Army Service Pilot wings.

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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby TimTaylor » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:21 pm

bornstephen wrote:Thank you for all the responses.

As there are no wings for Sport Pilots, it looks as though I will need to customize my own. Once I complete my training, I will have them placed in a shadow box along with my certificate.

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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby MrMorden » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:19 pm

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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby Warmi » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:41 pm

Well, between female body guards and attrire like this, Gadaffi certainly was not your typical Russian style boring dictator...
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Re: Sport Pilot Wings

Postby drseti » Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:30 am

Any pilot, at any level, can earn a nice set of wings from the FAA Safety Team, after completing just a bit of recurrency training.
See http://www.faasafety.gov.
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