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by Rallye Flyer
Sun Sep 04, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Model Aircraft over Croke Park Mayo V Kerry
Replies: 16
Views: 6299

Re: Model Aircraft over Croke Park Mayo V Kerry

Delighted that there is so much support amongst forum members for supporting model flying outside of existing registered club sites. Looking forward to seeing the foam battery.

Do I think that this video has served to further that cause amongst the general public ?....no, too many Teds
by Rallye Flyer
Sat Sep 03, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Model Aircraft over Croke Park Mayo V Kerry
Replies: 16
Views: 6299

Re: Model Aircraft over Croke Park Mayo V Kerry

GoGoGadgetGoAround wrote: If the guy had started 'glide bombing' his 830g of foam directly at the players maybe that would be comparable but he flew his gliding 830g of foam at possibly 230ft and never was he directly over Croker. ah yes but did you consider the people and cars not in Croker and th...
by Rallye Flyer
Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:52 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Model Aircraft over Croke Park Mayo V Kerry
Replies: 16
Views: 6299

Re: Model Aircraft over Croke Park Mayo V Kerry

Straight from the 830g foamie manual..."always avoid flying near houses, trees, wires and buildings. You should also be careful to avoid flying in areas where there are many people". Can't see why they wouldn't want us firing coins from the stands at players in Croker seeing as they're even lighter....
by Rallye Flyer
Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Model Aircraft over Croke Park Mayo V Kerry
Replies: 16
Views: 6299

Re: Model Aircraft over Croke Park Mayo V Kerry

I think you'll find that "what if" scenario testing is a recognised way of increasing safety -Near miss reporting even in terms of production management is a real life example. I'm both a PPL and a model flyer. I've seen the damage a small RC aircraft can do first hand. Radio failure while not commo...
by Rallye Flyer
Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:38 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Life Jackets on Airlines WHY?
Replies: 28
Views: 6235

“Lifejackets are great! They make it so much easier to recover the bodies. And the brace position is good too – keeping the teeth intact really helps to match up the dental records” - Insurance quote Hurr Hurr
by Rallye Flyer
Wed Aug 09, 2006 11:12 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Man Killed in Glider Crash near Kilkenny
Replies: 15
Views: 5600

I started flying at the same time as Trigger (above). I think we were 2 of Martin's last students. The man brought enthusiasm, character and humour to learning how to fly. He managed to persuade me to perform my first solo at 9am one Stephen's Day. His knowledge didn't just extend to aviation but al...
by Rallye Flyer
Wed Aug 09, 2006 10:40 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Booking System
Replies: 15
Views: 3476

EIKL use www.e-allocator.com
Can be booked using most phones as well as internet
by Rallye Flyer
Wed Aug 09, 2006 10:38 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: List of Irish Flyins
Replies: 5
Views: 2662

same prob here