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by mark
Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Video - Faulty Approaches (Part 3)
Replies: 0
Views: 960

Video - Faulty Approaches (Part 3)

Faulty Approaches: Nose-wheel Hazards


youtu.be/USkb9y10twc
by mark
Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Video - Faulty Approaches (Part 4)
Replies: 0
Views: 1080

Video - Faulty Approaches (Part 4)

Faulty Approaches: Crosswind Considerations


youtu.be/mj5w6UEW7eM
by mark
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Video - Engines General
Replies: 0
Views: 1023

Video - Engines General

by mark
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Video - Carburettors
Replies: 0
Views: 1077

Video - Carburettors

by mark
Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Video - Introduction to the Stall
Replies: 0
Views: 865

Video - Introduction to the Stall

Stall Introduction
A useful video for anyone learning to fly.


youtu.be/7fyR1Gbs90w
by mark
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Do you keep a good look out?
Replies: 0
Views: 1158

Do you keep a good look out?

This video just shows how easy it is to have a mid-air collision in the vicinity of an airfield. A classic high wing/low wing scenario.


youtu.be/1DkZ3LlVRi4
by mark
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Lost?
Replies: 0
Views: 1412

Lost?

Here's some useful information about the Distress and Diversion Cell that operates in the London and Scottish FIR. An excellent service is you become unsure of your position while flying the UK. Via GASCo.
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by mark
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Listening Squawks
Replies: 0
Views: 1496

Listening Squawks

These can be useful for anyone planning a visit to the UK - thanks to glazz for sending is on.
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by mark
Thu May 07, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: microlight payload
Replies: 4
Views: 2051

Re: microlight payload

Hi martins, It's a perfectly good question but the rules are the rules so they must be respected. There's no question that they aircraft are perfectly capable of flying overweight (many of the same types are also available as LSA aircraft at higher weights) but flying overweight is likely to cause a...
by mark
Wed May 06, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: microlight payload
Replies: 4
Views: 2051

Re: microlight payload

Hi martins, Your numbers look correct and yes you have to be careful with Max AUW however many of the high performance microlights have ballistic recovery systems fitted with allows the MTOW be increased to 472.5Kg which (in the example) would give 47Kgs of fuel available which is about 60 litres. A...
by mark
Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: New EASA - Leisure Pilot Licence (LPL)
Replies: 12
Views: 6847

Re: New EASA - Leisure Pilot Licence (LPL)

Hi Noelma, Interesting time to bring this up. The UK's Red Tape Challenge two years ago identified serious over regulation in General Aviation. As a result the UK CAA setup the "General Aviation Unit" at Gatwick made up of experts with extensive GA experience. Their objectives are: - Only regulate d...
by mark
Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Bose A20 Headset
Replies: 3
Views: 2029

Re: Bose A20 Headset

Hi Arrow, I've been using the Bose X in work and flying GA for the last 5 years, I think it's fantastic and wouldn't go flying without it (especially GA flying). I bought it new and at the time it was the same price as the A20 is now so I definitely think it's worth it. I'm even seriously considerin...
by mark
Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Around Ireland Air Rally - May 28th-31st 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 718

Around Ireland Air Rally - May 28th-31st 2015

http://www.nmai.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Air-Rally-Web-Image.jpg The NMAI are delighted to announce the inaugural Round Ireland Air Rally. The Rally has been designed to allow pilots travel around Ireland in an organised trip to visit airfields, landmarks and areas of beauty. The 2015 Air Rall...
by mark
Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: NMAI AGM - May 3rd 2015 @ 11:30
Replies: 0
Views: 1181

NMAI AGM - May 3rd 2015 @ 11:30

Hi all, Just to let all our members know that the NMAI Annual General Meeting will take place at Millicent Golf Club, Clane, Co. Kildare on Sunday May 3rd at 11:30. Members are welcome to fly in, if you're flying in please familiarise yourself with the procedures. The NMAI have added the facility to...