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by Dauphin_Army
Sat Aug 21, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Conduct of Flights Carried out for Charity
Replies: 3
Views: 1407

Re: Conduct of Flights Carried out for Charity

Hi Jim, I think you've missed the point, up to now, NO PPL was allowed engage in Charity Flights, you had to have an AOC and be CPL, but now PPL (non AOC) and give a donation etc of a flight to a worthy charitable cause in line with the conditions set down. This is all about giving back Jim, not tak...
by Dauphin_Army
Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Conduct of Flights Carried out for Charity
Replies: 3
Views: 1407

Conduct of Flights Carried out for Charity

Hi All,

Just to advise the IAA have issued a directive re this. It's now permitted to do 'charity flights' here in Ireland (similiar to UK).

Details and PDF download availablle from the front page of www.iaa.ie

Regs,

D.A.
by Dauphin_Army
Fri Jun 05, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Met service
Replies: 11
Views: 2462

Hi, I use that 1570 number quiet frequently, as one source of three that I tend to follow before I propose to fly... There is ONE, (just one) ignorant, arrogant incompetant fool on that number who thinks he is gods gift to aviators and finds it extremely beneath himself to offer any kind of service ...
by Dauphin_Army
Sat Apr 04, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Weston ATC Procedures
Replies: 20
Views: 4313

Hi,

Weston has an agreement that no flight plan is required for aircraft BASED at the airfield and operating from it. This decision was made some time ago on the basis that the airfield is also a busy training enviornment for multiple aviation discipilines.

D.A.
by Dauphin_Army
Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: DUBLIN S.A.R Contact Details?
Replies: 1
Views: 1035

DUBLIN S.A.R Contact Details?

Hi,

Has anyone on this forum got a contact address and/or Officer in Charge detail for the Search and Rescue Heli detail based at the rear of Dublin Airport ?

I wish to write to them, hence my query

Thanks,

D.A.
by Dauphin_Army
Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Weston ATC Procedures
Replies: 20
Views: 4313

Weston ATC Procedures

I have started this thread to stop the current overspill of ATC questions and comments on the recent heli incident thread. I am a licensed PPL-(H). I did my training with EHA some years back. I concur with most of the comments made re ATC and Class G airspace procedures. I am also aware of the recen...
by Dauphin_Army
Thu Apr 02, 2009 2:49 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Two killed in helicopter crash in Bog of Allen
Replies: 23
Views: 5677

Heli was a Schweizer from EHA Weston with instructor and student on board.
by Dauphin_Army
Tue May 06, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: European Helicopter Academy, Weston (EHA) SOLD !!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2639

European Helicopter Academy, Weston (EHA) SOLD !!!

It can now be reported on the grapevine that the Helicopter Training Facility(EHA) based out of Weston Airport, Leixlip, Co. Kildare has been sold. It is beleived the new owner is an avid aviator and is currently based in the south of the country. It is not known at this time if the current staff at...
by Dauphin_Army
Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Heli down EI-SBM-Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath
Replies: 5
Views: 3296

I could not get close to see as there was GARDA protection in place. The aircraft was lying with it's under carriage towards me so the main rotor and cockpit were out of view.

This is one very lucky pilot.

D.A
by Dauphin_Army
Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Heli down EI-SBM-Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath
Replies: 5
Views: 3296

Just back from scene, eye witness's report aircraft was spinning as it impacted the ground. AAIU now left the scene for the evening.

Aircraft to be moved to Gormanstown tomorrow.
by Dauphin_Army
Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Heli down EI-SBM-Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath
Replies: 5
Views: 3296

Heli down EI-SBM-Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath

Heavy landing just east of Dunshaughlin in bogland. One person (P1) on board. Airlifted to hospital with suspected spinal/compression injuries. Aircraft tipped overe on it's side just 30 yds from powerlines. Air Accident Unit on the scene Registration EI-SBM Date of Registration 04/05/2004 Owner Bal...
by Dauphin_Army
Tue Jan 08, 2008 10:05 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Florida Flying!
Replies: 4
Views: 1605

Hi there, Try ORLANDO Flight Training. I think they are based in Kissimmee. Bristow Academy has become far too big and does not offer the unsponsored student the time and attention they need and deserve. It would appear that the School has gone down hill since it's transition from H.A.I to Bristows....
by Dauphin_Army
Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Helicopter Crash Co. Offaly, 2 injured
Replies: 11
Views: 4390

Anybody aware when the AAIU will issue a report on this accident ?

Thanks in advance..

D.A
by Dauphin_Army
Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Scanners
Replies: 10
Views: 2362

Hi, As a radio ham and heli pilot I can recommend the following: The UNIDEN range of scanners is usually pretty good. If you go for a (Uniden) unit that has a 'CLOSE CALL' function, apart from you scanning a set of frequencies, the unit itself is also performing it's own (hidden) scan for the strong...