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New EC-130

Post by Sticksforward » Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:39 pm

Saw a new EC130 at Mc Alpine Oxford on Monday and was informed it was Ireland bound! any info..........sniff sniff sniff :?:

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Post by 900EX » Wed Oct 11, 2006 7:37 pm

Probably owned by someone who sold his or her 1 bedroom apartment in a Dublin suburb !
Celer fuga....

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Post by David Scully » Wed Oct 11, 2006 10:50 pm

To be EI-WOW EC130B4 :wink:

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Post by Heliops » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:55 pm

The Gardai have a new one on Order.

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Post by David Scully » Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:41 pm

The Gardai one is a EC-135T2 and not a EC-130 :wink: [/quote]

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Post by Sticksforward » Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:02 am

Can we clarify are the GASU getting 1 or 2 EC135s, read a report that a second will be delivered next year?

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Post by Heliops » Fri Oct 13, 2006 2:36 pm

Think its 2 EC135's that would bring their total airborne assets to 5? 4 Heli's and the Defender, the latter was over Galway today.



from www.irishairpics.com
Irish Air Letter Issue #381 states that Serials 272 and 273 are said to be reserved for two EC135s for the GASU but that does not necessarily mean that an order for same has actually been placed.

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Post by Lofty » Sat Oct 14, 2006 7:06 pm

I think the ASU will be getting 1 135 it may well be they have a option on a 2nd.........DS you are quite correct with WOW but where do you get your info from as its only just registered :wink:

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Post by Vmax » Sun Oct 15, 2006 11:34 am

The GASU currently operate 1 x EC 135,1 x Twin Squirrel, and 1 X fixed wing(Defender) with another EC 135 on order, it was due to be delivered in the 4th quarter of this year. This has now been delayed untill 2007. When the second 135 arrives and becomes operational the twin sqirrel will then be put on the market for sale.It has been said, although not confirmed that the Squirrel might be operated by the Garda traffic corp.

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Post by Sticksforward » Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:03 pm

Thanks for the info guys.

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Post by Buzz Lightyear » Sat Nov 11, 2006 7:18 pm

Replacement for EI MET.

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