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In relation to the time the AC cadets spend with the army, it's approx 9 months, then it's a further year in Baldonnell. It's tough enough training but manageable if you're fit. And it's entirely possible you can fail exams and be given the option to become a ground officer. Good luck to any applica...
An ex-US Navy DC-3 (C-47 if you will) visited Shannon airport yesterday. The aircraft parked outside the Air Atlanta hangar. Its registration is ZS-MRU 'Spirit of Adventure'. It was delivered to the U.S. Navy on 6 May 1942, serialled 4703 and retired in 1946. It has since led a varied corporate life...
- Sun May 15, 2005 11:02 pm
- Forum: Plane Spotting
- Topic: Cork-NewYork direct ............757-200
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Obsolete hole?? One of the most famous airports in the world? The longest runway in Ireland, the home of duty-free, base to 2 An-124s and a whole host of other important cargo and maintenance operations and about a million other things. An obsolete hole you say? Maybe back in the fifties the hole bi...
- Tue Apr 19, 2005 8:29 pm
- Forum: The Air Corps
- Topic: Infamous airman who 'jumped ship' speaks to the nation
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From the 'Limerick Leader', 16 April 2005 "THE man who stole an air force plane from Shannon Airport over 50 years ago this month shared his story with the nation on Marian Finucane's show on RTE Radio One. Alan Thornton, who now lives in Britain, told the nation how, in February 1942, he and three ...
It was around half 5 I think.Definately between 5 and 6.I was at the Limk hurling match,sorry I mean the limerick excuse of a hurling team's match.Flew out of Cork and over the city on what I think was an eastern heading
- Thu Feb 03, 2005 10:30 pm
- Forum: Irish General Aviation
- Topic: Wings Ireland Subs refunds
- Replies: 20
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Hard luck Tadhg, its a pity it didn't work out but sure these things happen. I know what you mean about a trip to the bank manager re flight training. I'm making one myself soon. Anyway good luck for the future,