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by buggyB
Sat Sep 30, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Class 1 medical
Replies: 26
Views: 6393

Thanks, that's what I thought as well. I guess that may have been the case with the IAA Class1 before JARs.
by buggyB
Fri Sep 29, 2006 1:59 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Class 1 medical
Replies: 26
Views: 6393

Another point that I'm confused about is the eyesight requirement for Class1. Class2 enables you to fly with corrected vision up to a point, provided you have a spare set of glasses readily available in the cockpit. However the AME has told me that the IAA will not accept glasses of any correction f...
by buggyB
Fri Sep 29, 2006 1:48 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Class 1 medical
Replies: 26
Views: 6393

Do you mean an ECG (EEG is a brain activity test if I'm not mistaken). If so then, assuming that you don't have any kind of heart condition, you have nothing to worry about. The ECG is just a trace of your heart activity and is standard in all class 1 and class 2 medicals. Everyone has to have one a...
by buggyB
Fri Sep 29, 2006 1:38 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Suggestions/Tips?
Replies: 32
Views: 8265

For those heading to OBA or other US schools to do the JAA PPL I would recommend having all the reading material covered before going out. By all means take the exams while in the US but at least be happy with your knowledge of the topics going out there(especially air law and comms), otherwise you ...
by buggyB
Tue Sep 19, 2006 12:03 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Microlight share
Replies: 6
Views: 1909

For a Skyranger you can multiply that 12.5k by 2. Big money for a little aeroplane. The Xair is a lovely aircraft and should manage virtually any small strip. There are a few other options around that price that would be worthy of consideration eg. Avids,Thruster...
by buggyB
Sun Sep 17, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Recovery Of Eddie Goggins Plane From The Sea
Replies: 54
Views: 15339

Sorry for the thread Hi-jack. The PC-6 Porter has been active for about 1 year now and is a very capable aircraft (10k+ in about 9 minutes). The Islander gets used quite rarely now that the Porter is in use. The 182 operating in EIWF belongs to Go-skydive, a rival dropzone. Nearly all jump pilots we...