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by Dogbiscuit
Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Flying in Ireland flyin
Replies: 13
Views: 6209

Re: Flying in Ireland flyin

Sligo would be excellent, very GA friendly and fantastic scenery.
by Dogbiscuit
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flying from the UK
Replies: 4
Views: 1531

Re: Flying from the UK

Waterford booking details; http://www.waterfordairport.ie/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48&Itemid=100044" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Weather; http://www.waterfordairport.ie/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=184&Itemid=100083" onclick="window.open(this.hre...
by Dogbiscuit
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: m
Replies: 5
Views: 2612

Re: Galway Airport Closing

Sligo has the SAR helicopter to keep its doors open, Galway unfortunately does not.

I hope that Galway Airport will remain in existence, but its is not looking too good, unless maybe a buyer is found.
by Dogbiscuit
Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: 100th Anniversary of First UK-Ireland Flight
Replies: 4
Views: 1780

Re: 100th Anniversary of First UK-Ireland Flight

I think RTE's Nationwide are to cover it next Wednesday.
by Dogbiscuit
Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Contents of Weston Airport for Sale
Replies: 12
Views: 7003

Re: Contents of Weston Airport for Sale

I really hope that they (whoever they are) can keep Weston open.
Real shame if anything happened to it.
by Dogbiscuit
Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: RT work
Replies: 5
Views: 1705

Re: RT work

by Dogbiscuit
Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Mayday heard on Sunday
Replies: 38
Views: 9620

"My concern here is very basic : a MAYDAY call, as I understand it, mandates the scrambling of very expensive SAR equipment and I find it very difficult to justify this as an opening gambit for each and every (let us say) engine-stop " Don't let the cost concern stop you from calling out "Mayday", t...
by Dogbiscuit
Tue Aug 11, 2009 11:05 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Light aircraft crashes off Wexford coast
Replies: 30
Views: 6443

The aircraft is believed to have been enroute from Haverfordwest to the SAAC airfield at Taghmon, Co.Wexford.

The Rosslare lifeboat was due to tow the wreckage to Carn, near Carnsore point this evening.
by Dogbiscuit
Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:58 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: Dauphin 248
Replies: 1
Views: 2553

Yes, many remembered, there was a well attended memorial service today from the Monument at the Prom. in Tramore to the 248 crash site marked by the wooden cross. Many of the old gang from Air Corps were there, CHC/Irish Coast Guard's S61N, EI-SAR, did a fly past at 3 pm. The memorial service was in...
by Dogbiscuit
Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Night Flying In Class G Airspace
Replies: 27
Views: 5847

Am I correct in saying that Kilkenny had radio activated runway lights in the not too distance past ?
by Dogbiscuit
Thu May 14, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aerosol Spraying Part 2.
Replies: 18
Views: 3217

KenDoyle, you should contact your local City/County Council I am sure that have a air pollution monitoring station. They would be able to advise you if there were abnormal levels of anything "dodgy" on the day in question. In the meantime the contrail issue has been explained here. Aircraf...
by Dogbiscuit
Tue May 12, 2009 10:26 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aerosol Spraying over Dublin
Replies: 113
Views: 15800

This was discussed on Gerry Ryan's programme today on 2FM. Won't comment on what I thought of the guys that rang in first The level of high level traffic over Dublin suggests that the North Atlantic tracks brought alot of the traffic in over the vicinity of Dublin VOR. The traffic going North/South ...
by Dogbiscuit
Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:23 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: atc help thanks
Replies: 17
Views: 3239

"That's not correct, you can get FIS without filing a flightplan".

That's what I said, you can, but it is not 100%, a controller in Shannon told me that.
by Dogbiscuit
Sun Mar 22, 2009 8:36 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: atc help thanks
Replies: 17
Views: 3239

Have to agree with Mr Crow, to be fully correct, if you are going to seek a flight information service from Shannon, the AIP says that that you shall submit a flight plan for any flight that will be provided with an ATC service. This flight plan must be submitted prior to operating. The flight infor...
by Dogbiscuit
Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Radio Failure
Replies: 4
Views: 1413

Yes, have a look at the Irish AIP (online from IAA website) airports with Controlled airspace around them have a visual chart that shows the hold pattern and also a brief radio fail procedure.