Checkride tomorrow

Thank you!

Might be a dumb question but the flying time will be counted toward your logbook right?

That would be correct! I think it’s all PIC time.

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Fly good don’t suck…

Really good luck. Make sure you have enough rest and enjoy the day, be nice and be cool, don’t over think the questions. Take whatever the DPE says and make sure you listen if he/she says something, if they don’t pass you don’t stress. You got this.


Use common sense. Way back when I did mine, was with an America West pilot who did FAA stuff on the side. During the point that we did a simulated engine failure, he of course idled throttle and I humbly started picking out a spot and going through the restart checklists, emergency landing checks, and all the motions… Well, of course he says “nope, didnt restart, it’s toast” so I continued on approach to my selected patch of road. Everything looks good and I’m ready for him to say "okay, power up and climb out and head over there for yada yada… " Well, he never does, we got down to like 250 or 300 feet and I finally just reached over and powered up. He said “I was wondering how long you’d wait…” Later told me that he does that on every PPL checkride to determine common sense of someone being mentally able to be in control. He said I’d be surprised at the number of people who think just because he is the check airman, that what he says goes. Apparently if they let it get down to 50-100’ he would take controls and usually fail the student.

Long story short: Be confident, be in control, use common sense. Do everything youd normally do as if it were just yourself flying. FAA check guy is an observer, that’s all.

Good luck!


Remember You Can Always Go Around

Good luck

See you on the other side


Remember to butter the landing


Haha, yeah for sure. If he can walk away you should be good, but if you really want to impress him, come in at an offset, set it down on the hashmarks, and smoke the brakes and tires to get off at first taxiway. The crucial part then is to let him know to use care when retrieving his belongings, as they may have shifted during flight. Thank him for flying Navy, and wish him a “fine Navy day.”
Guaranteed PASS 🤙

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Why the remix, the original is the best.

Don’t forget to butter too.
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I like the remix best tho

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Alright guys let’s stop blowing this post up with memes


Hahahha im sure your going to be fine.
Remember to have fun and take photos I’m sure the community would be interested in seeing some photos of when your training for your pilots listence
Enjoy 😉

Just dont take photos during the checkride. 🤣

I don’t have any knowledge with PPL’s, but like everyone said, you’ll do fine. Don’t stress it, and just have fun :) It is Aviation after all, so don’t forget to take in the scenery, and just treat it like any other flight. Act like the instructor/tester, whatever you want to call it is your friend. Don’t think of them as judging you, think of them admiring you. Can’t wait to hear how well you do

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Nice words for one of our own. You would be delighted to know that Tyler passed it!


I knew he would! Congrats!


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