Safety Pilot

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PharmDPilot
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Safety Pilot

Post by PharmDPilot »

I just purchased an XL2 and I am looking for someone close to Louisville, KY to be a safety pilot to help me get safely transitioned to flying this type of aircraft. Preferably a CFI or CFII who has lots of experience in the XL2.

frfly172
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Re: Safety Pilot

Post by frfly172 »

You may have trouble finding a CFI who is familiar with the handling characteristics of the XL2. Years ago I couldn’t find one. The insurance company let me check out with a liberty delivery pilot.

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paulmilo
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Re: Safety Pilot

Post by paulmilo »

XL2Driver (this forum) was the Company business development manager/ pilot, possibly test pilot, regardless he knows the aircraft better than most.

I think he also offered training at some point.

I’d track him down and see whether he can assist
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GimpyPilot
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Re: Safety Pilot

Post by GimpyPilot »

Paul, (XL2 Driver) can be found here...

http://flightsynergy.com/liberty-xl-2-f ... -training/

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XL2driver
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Re: Safety Pilot

Post by XL2driver »

Thanks for that shoutout :-)
I spoke with PharmD and will see if I can help him out when it's safe enough to travel again.
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BRADLOUTH
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Re: Safety Pilot

Post by BRADLOUTH »

My CFII has flown with me for years in my XL2..he is based out of KBDR if you need another name.

Brad

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