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German Private Practical Exam

Friday, April 1st. Hugo and I arrived at the airfield at about 9am. The task was to fix the landing light, fuel up and head for Bienenfarm (EDOI) to meet Thomas Schütthoff, my examiner to take the German Private Practical Exam. Why? Well, because our holy European Union decided that they can not convert foreign pilot certificates that meet ICAO standards anymore. If you want to do this never the less, you need to pass a partial written exam and the full practical test. So even I have proven that I am capable of operating an airplane in America, I was expected to do it again. Continue reading