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by bolkow
Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Helicopter forced to make emergency landing
Replies: 48
Views: 21030

Re: Helicopter forced to make emergency landing

A BUSINESSMAN is recovering today after being forced to make a terrifying helicopter crash-landing in a field not long after take-off. A small, two-seater Robinson 44 aircraft piloted by businessman Michael Mannion crash-landed five miles outside of Athlone at around 8pm on Sunday evening. It is un...
by bolkow
Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:18 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Helicopters Ltd. : Fleet colours.
Replies: 5
Views: 7252

Re: Irish Helicopters Ltd. : Fleet colours.

In all the times I saw EI-Bam I cannot swear to you it had its reg under the nose, but I'd be very surprised if it did'nt!
Did you get my e-mail regarding the logo's?

Felix
by bolkow
Wed May 05, 2010 3:18 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Kinsale Gas Field
Replies: 10
Views: 10466

Re: Kinsale Gas Field

Hey Bolkow, It usually does about 2-3 flights a day sometimes more. It's hard to notice these days as it now operates from a purpose built helipad at the flying club! Regards, Paul Thanks for that reply Paul, I figured it must be doing multiple flights given it is a much smaller aorcraft thatn its ...
by bolkow
Thu Apr 29, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Kinsale Gas Field
Replies: 10
Views: 10466

Re: Kinsale Gas Field

does anybody have any idea how much flying time this bird is getting per month? I do remember the old irish ehlicopters bell212 some months used to notch up 70 hours and given the smaller size of this machine was wondering if its flying time is significantly higher if it carries the same volume of p...
by bolkow
Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: bond bolkow at Cork
Replies: 0
Views: 4203

bond bolkow at Cork

Heard a whisper there is a bond bo105 at cork doing "something" this last while. I know its not the offhsore oil contract with the EC135 but does anyone know anything baout the identity of this aircraft or what it does?
by bolkow
Fri Dec 11, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Joe Durnin R.I.P
Replies: 1
Views: 4843

Joe Durnin

I am just shocked. Met Joe many a time, rest well my friend.
by bolkow
Sat Jul 25, 2009 12:37 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Kinsale Gas Field
Replies: 10
Views: 10466

Guys, A requirement for a winch is either included in the tender or it isn't relevant. To award on that basis if it is not a tender requirement is illegal and downright foolish. Speculating that this is the reason the tender went one way and not the other without any knowledge of the facts also fal...
by bolkow
Mon Jul 20, 2009 1:26 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Lights new EC135
Replies: 82
Views: 51801

from the detail I observed and the dating that helicopter is EI-BDI, lost off Donegal shortly after the Papal visit in 1979 when the pilot made an eroor is fuel selection. EI-BDI had the hockey stick tail rotor guard, whereas _AWB had the C type guard. The date is alos before the arrival of BLD hen...
by bolkow
Sat Jul 04, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Donegal International Motor Rally Milford Inn 20.06.2009
Replies: 1
Views: 5209

nice and interesting pics, thanks for supplying them for us to view
by bolkow
Mon May 25, 2009 12:51 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Old helicopter footage
Replies: 1
Views: 2522

Re: Old helicopter footage

Papa8 wrote:I thought why not look back at some older footage of helicopter flying in Ireland. See who can post the earliest footage of helicopter flying in Ireland perhaps?

http://ie.youtube.com/watch?v=ao3r1qdb1 ... o3r1qdb1ak


Who can identify the helicopter?
My guess is Irish Helicopters bolkow, at that time it would have been EI-BDI.
by bolkow
Fri May 01, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Lights new EC135
Replies: 82
Views: 51801

ei-ils

OSCAR BRAVO wrote:EI-ILS was at knock today parked on the west side of the "bravo"or cargo apron.
I wonder why so far inland, maybe topping up the tank?
by bolkow
Fri May 01, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Lights new EC135
Replies: 82
Views: 51801

ei-ils

OSCAR BRAVO wrote:EI-ILS was at knock today parked on the west side of the "bravo"or cargo apron.
I wonder why so far inland, maybe topping up the tank?
by bolkow
Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Lights new EC135
Replies: 82
Views: 51801

It has passed this way a couple of times recently - not close enough for a pic though I finally got to see it yesterday in Rosslare, plenty of flying out to tusker rock, 6 trips I think until it left for casteltownbere for work until it returns to rosslare saturday. Met and spoke to Colm Martyn, wh...
by bolkow
Sat Feb 28, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: A.I.A.A. Bolkow photos.
Replies: 5
Views: 7447

great pics, I have seen CDBS a number of times in swansea when it covers for G-WAAS when it is down for a service. Another frequent visitor is BATC. CDBS has over 10000 airframe hours up now whilst BATC i sfast approaching 20000
by bolkow
Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Lights new EC135
Replies: 82
Views: 51801

It has passed this way a couple of times recently - not close enough for a pic though I finally got to see it yesterday in Rosslare, plenty of flying out to tusker rock, 6 trips I think until it left for casteltownbere for work until it returns to rosslare saturday. Met and spoke to Colm Martyn, wh...