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AP Scheme

Unread post by Leon B » Mon May 11, 2020 10:37 am

About three months ago one of the regular contributors mentioned that he had just completed the requirements for the AP scheme.
For the life of me I cannot remember who it was or what forum it was under?
I would like to make contact with him or any other person who could explain the system to me. I have a bit of time available now to study so I would like to get into it while I have the time.
Can anybody point me to the right person?
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by V5 - LEO » Mon May 11, 2020 12:54 pm

....contact Jean Crous here on the forum.
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by Induna » Mon May 11, 2020 1:18 pm

V5 - LEO wrote:
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....contact Jean Crous here on the forum.
Jip, Jean is the man he is looking for.. 8)
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by stefan » Mon May 11, 2020 6:33 pm

I am on the AP panel together with a bunch of other highly qualified individuals. You are welcome to contact me through my website contact form for more info. I will e-mail you back with my cell no.
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by Leon B » Tue May 12, 2020 7:46 am

Thanks guys!
I think you are correct.! I will contact him.
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by Jean Crous » Tue May 12, 2020 8:21 am

Leon B wrote:
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Thanks guys!
I think you are correct.! I will contact him.
Hi Leon I sent you a return PM. Get in touch wit Stefan, he will give you the right info first hand.
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by Leon B » Tue May 12, 2020 8:45 am

Thanks Jean!
I will contact Stefan.
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by Leon B » Tue May 12, 2020 9:26 am

stefan wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 6:33 pm
I am on the AP panel together with a bunch of other highly qualified individuals. You are welcome to contact me through my website contact form for more info. I will e-mail you back with my cell no.
Regards
Stefan
http://kitplanesforafrica.co.za/Pages/Contact-KFA.asp
Thanks Stefan
I sent you private mail.
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Wed May 20, 2020 12:57 am

Any chance of posting the AP requirements here?
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by stefan » Wed May 20, 2020 8:55 am

The AP regulations are currently being reviewed. A new set up regulations were drawn up by the AP panel and submitted to CARCOM but due to Corona this is delayed as far as I understand. The current regulations are a mess.

To become a AP under the current regulations the basic submission is:
- a short aviation or related CV
- a logbook, completed in the correct format (preferably hours) with engine, airframes and engines and signed by the AP, AME or AMO who oversaw any work you did. For the this submission you will also have to give us a breakdown of the groups you have experience in so for instance under Airframe you must list composite, tube and fabric, alli, pressurised etc etc and hours on each. Same with the engines and propellers. Look at the regulations for the explanation of the groups. So dont just say engines state turbo, NA, horizontally opposed, radial, turbine etc etc.
- If you are a licensed AME and want to become an AP, it is not automatic, you will have to do the same even if you have 30 years experience. It is not to say if you worked on Airbus and Boeing that you can work on a composite or microlight aircraft.
- There is a min experience for each APC rating. I dont have it with me now but I think when you apply CAA will send the min requirements. The new CAR and CATS will have these requirements listed but as I said, it is still going through the motions.
- Fill in an application form. Best is to call Cindy Caldwell at CAA and she will send you the correct forms and requirements.
- Pay the fee
- Your application will then be reviewed at the next AP panel meeting and the results sent to you.
- You will need to register and write the exams, even the AME must write the Law exams. The content is not the same as the AME exams.
- Once all is passed and the requirements met, CAA will issue you AP rating.

Dont shoot me if I missed anything here.
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Re: AP Scheme

Unread post by stefan » Wed May 20, 2020 9:00 am

I must just add, the new proposed regulation corrects all the issues of the current one and has clear guidelines of what is required experience wise, which exams to write when and what to study.

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