They do, to an extent. Depends how many hours you have and if you choose a competent school / EASA country. It's probably closer to $20k. Annex III of EU decision 2020/723 is your friend>>1599997
The groundschool is the hardest part. Get that out of the way then do flight training later... there are some idiots in Ft Pierce who can hopefully be persuaded to endorse you for the exams if you pay them 4 grand... if you have 1000hrs in cs-25 jets you can self-endorse.>>1599758
Yeah, I meant stage checks. I know what you mean, I refused to be a stage check instructor for that reason. >>1600076
Sounds like an ideal141.>>1600079
Similar thing happened where I was only she became assistant chief. She checked me out in a pa44 and she'd only flown new ones with electric primers, not old ones, couldn't start it. Still grates.>>1600085
Sounds like L3 in the UK (soon to be RIP).>>1600200
Scheduling were the worst where I was too. The check ride scheduling guy was awesome though
By the way... Fuck Talon!