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Unread post by pinkfamus » Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:28 pm

Hi everyone,

Hope i am not in the wrong section,

Since my cpl as lapse for a while now I believe I am gonna have to rewrite airlaw to renew it!

So I started studying but I heard that the exam changed recently, and that apparently lots of question are from other subject!

Could someone who wrote it lately tells me how is is? If questionbank is a good base to study?

Thanks
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by flatprop » Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:58 pm

Study the Avex manual (latest) well and use question-bank for final prep, worked great for me.
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by cage » Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:05 pm

When I wrote it a year and a half ago, there wasn’t a good manual. You needed to study the actual law - I used lexusnexis for this.
There were quite a few questions that related to IFR, very little on part 91 ops - it was quite broad - and none of the two local question banks I used was “complete”, they did provide good pointers for further study though.
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by pinkfamus » Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:24 pm

Hi,

Thanks for the reply,

Not looking for shortcuts, but as I am not in south africa at the moment I don't have much material, only easa atpl books and questionbank!
So wanted to know how to get sufficient studying to write as soon as i arrive in SA!

Do you know if i can buy the avex book online? like in a numerical version?

What is lexusnexis? tryed to google it without any sucess...

Thanks a lot.
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by cage » Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:44 pm

All aviation regs and standards can be found here:
http://caa.mylexisnexis.co.za
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Unread post by aTrolley » Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:11 pm

On the SACAA website home page you'll see a legislation tab it will open all the SA regs, in the CATS part 61 you'll find Appendix 2.0A which contains the theoretical knowledge syllabus the exams. Use that as a checklist and then go through the regs on the website as required and study them.
From there questionbank works well
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by Brand » Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:16 pm

pinkfamus wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:28 pm
Hi everyone,

Hope i am not in the wrong section,

Since my cpl as lapse for a while now I believe I am gonna have to rewrite airlaw to renew it!

So I started studying but I heard that the exam changed recently, and that apparently lots of question are from other subject!

Could someone who wrote it lately tells me how is is? If questionbank is a good base to study?

Thanks
Hi there - if you are having to write "Law", then it will be relatively easy(it is a VFR exam) . If you are referring to the IFR exam towards the CPL IF renewal, it is a totally different kettle of fish. That one includes Law, Procedures, Metereology, Flight Planning, Radio Navigation, Instruments, Human Performance and ATG.
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by pinkfamus » Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:28 pm

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Hi there - if you are having to write "Law", then it will be relatively easy(it is a VFR exam) . If you are referring to the IFR exam towards the CPL IF renewal, it is a totally different kettle of fish. That one includes Law, Procedures, Metereology, Flight Planning, Radio Navigation, Instruments, Human Performance and ATG.
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Hoo ok... Now I am confused!

When I wrote my cpl exam before there where no such thing as IFR exam... There where the law exam with IF questions but no question for other subject in it.

Now I am going to renew my cpl without multi or IF for a crop spaying position....

So witch exam I am required to write? or how can I find this out?
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Unread post by aTrolley » Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:20 am

Then it should be the standard CPL Law exam
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by pinkfamus » Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:53 pm

aTrolley wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:20 am
Then it should be the standard CPL Law exam
Ok so then the "VFR Exam" ?

Any way to buy digital avex book ?
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by pinkfamus » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:47 pm

Hi,

Sorry to insist but I am really confused with what to expect in the exam,

So after booking with the CAA there is AIR LAW and INSTRUMENT RATING exam!
Since I am only doing a vfr cpl I only have to do AIR LAW,

Now I got the avex books, there is two part, one for air law general and part two called air law instrument only.

I have been doing mock exam on Questionbank.co.za, the questions relate nicely with what i studied in the avex in part 1. And i got good markings.

Today i subscribed to pilotexams.co.za, there is also AIR LAW and INSTRUMENT RATING exam, but in the airlaw question most of the questions are on IR stuff and other ones on EASA Stuff !!!! like i cant find the answer on the avex nor the cats and cars!!! and I got poor markings. Now I am stressing out as I don't wanna fail this exams.

So could someone tells me what to expect in that exam? IF questions? EASA questions?
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by Segg » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:01 pm

The law exam is based on the CARS - don't get the instrument rating exam and the law exam confused, they are totally different exams

Approach the exam with a calm demeanor, and with a logical attitude, it's just law, I.E the rules of what you can and can't do, and how to do or not to do something

Part 91, 93, 121, 135, 61 and 67 are mostly quizzed, with some general questions from the other parts thrown inbwteen - its nothing to stress about :D
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by flatprop » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:21 am

I wrote CPL Air Law about 8 weeks ago.
Used Avex and Questionbank for refinement. From my experience you should be fine with using Questionbank to test your knowledge. Make sure you consistently score above 85% during your mock exams.
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Unread post by Shamir » Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:57 pm

Only a VFR com renewal. You just need law. Sacaa website will be the best place. And as mentioned get appendix 2.0a it literally tells you what you need for the exam.
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Re: Air law exam

Unread post by Brentw » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:01 am

Hi

I wrote the CPL Airlaw A exam last Thursday and passed easily, which is not to say the exam is easy,
you need to know the subject. You do need to study...

As mentioned already, I printed out "Appendix 2.0a" for the syllabus. http://caa.mylexisnexis.co.za/# It's under Part 61, towards the end.
This is what the exam is going to be on.

As for study notes, I used Aeronav Academies notes. They just suit me better than the Avex notes. I don't know if it's the spacing, the font or what it is...I just prefer them. I then highlighted the Parts in the notes that were relevant from the "Appendix 2.0a" to make studying easier.

I used the Morzaaviation mock exams, https://www.morzaviation.com/product/cpla-air-law-2/. I should probably not say this here, but some of the question were verbatim in the exam. R120 for 3 months, I feel it was a bargain. Keep studying till you keeping getting above 85% for the mock exams.

Hope this helps, and good luck.
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