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by MarBergi
Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Night Flight around Boyle
Replies: 38
Views: 8463

Re: Night Flight around Boyle

Pure speculation - they appear to be calibrating the ILS at EIKN at the minute, the callsign Calibrator One has been on the Shannon frequency for a few days now. Could possibly explain the activity into EIKN (approaches etc).
by MarBergi
Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA recruiting student controllers
Replies: 11
Views: 2540

Re: IAA recruiting student controllers

quote] I've read figures between 4200 and 4500!!! Thats alot so. For anyone who's done the test did they wear a suit, or just jeans and a shirt!?[/quote] It seems so, but alot of people didnt turn up. At the session I was at the room was only half full, and it had been fully subscribed - not that I...
by MarBergi
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA recruiting student controllers
Replies: 11
Views: 2540

Re: IAA recruiting student controllers

Vinnieb1988 wrote:Will do thanks. Many applied this year i wonder?? 1387 applied in 2007!

I've read figures between 4200 and 4500!!!
by MarBergi
Thu Sep 09, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA recruiting student controllers
Replies: 11
Views: 2540

Re: IAA recruiting student controllers

The first aptitude test was a pieace of p*ss lads...Anyone here who did Honours maths and Physics will ace it 8) i dont think passing is the problem. more down to the fact that only top 5% will go into the next round. I heard a figure of @700 would get through to the next round. Also having talked ...
by MarBergi
Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA recruiting student controllers
Replies: 11
Views: 2540

Re: IAA recruiting student controllers

GoGoGadgetAbortLanding wrote:The first aptitude test was a pieace of p*ss lads...Anyone here who did Honours maths and Physics will ace it 8)
Agreed - tbh it should be easy for anybody with pass maths and any form of mechanical aptitude.
by MarBergi
Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: irish atc on strike
Replies: 56
Views: 10350

Re: irish atc on strike

Like most computer software upgrades, this will allow a controller to perform more tasks in a shorter time. If thats the case why was Dublin's flow rate per hour reduced by Eurcontrol? New computer does not always equate to a faster/better system - it can just as equally equate to a system that is ...
by MarBergi
Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: irish atc on strike
Replies: 56
Views: 10350

Re: irish atc on strike

The government needs to be robust on this issue and install the Aer Corp's immediately until these warped attempts at self promotion and job justification is brought to a complete and unadulterated resolution once and for all. Would the Aer Corp have enough bodies to even think about doing this. If...
by MarBergi
Tue May 05, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: Magazine and Website Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: Anonymous Fouromites
Replies: 33
Views: 13561

Yea, a members only section would sound like a positive step. Possibly put the first two sections of the forum to private, as they're the most popular. Or create a new sub section for people who give the moderator their correct name and contact details etc... It the two most popular section tha you...
by MarBergi
Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Landing & Parking Charges
Replies: 11
Views: 2224

mulreany wrote:They did however, say they would review the charges.


And Ireland being Ireland decide they weren't charging enough to begin with!!! :evil: :cry:
by MarBergi
Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: PTC PROBLEMS
Replies: 19
Views: 6624

Re: PTC PROBLEMS

i have heard a lot of strong opinions on PTC and most of them bad ones can anyone explain to me what is wrong with PTC The problem with your question is that it is all subjective and different people will have different experience with different schools and comment likewise. People who have had bad...
by MarBergi
Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:34 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: BEST PPL BOOKS
Replies: 9
Views: 2345

fly fast wrote:Great stuff guys thanks
and i'll check out T thom books. . .


I can do ya a deal on the Thom books if your interested.
by MarBergi
Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:40 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: BEST PPL BOOKS
Replies: 9
Views: 2345

AFE Not seen those - however, I used the Air Pilots Manual(THOM) and found them quite good. its more or less english pilot interests . . . They are all like that unfortunatley - however alot of the material is still relavant (Navigation, Tech, Human performance), and your instructor will point out ...
by MarBergi
Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: BEST PPL BOOKS
Replies: 9
Views: 2345

It would be of benefit if you told us which books you had?
by MarBergi
Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: 31st route from SNN with Ryanair
Replies: 4
Views: 1607

StephenM wrote:They didn't last long on the Dublin route!


And theres Shannon loosing another link to an International hub - I'd imagine the uproar from the west is going to be huge......
by MarBergi
Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:52 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Waterford Runway Ext....
Replies: 3
Views: 2100

Re: Waterford Runway Ext....

Hi all, i see there was a big discussion on the topic of the runway extension @ waterford, i was wondering i have a friend whos family own a house @ the end of the runway who told me that the airport is buyin there house to make way for a runway ext, i took him @ face value but im wondering is ther...