Search found 30 matches

by Canacourse
Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Pilot charged for taking helicopter shopping.
Replies: 16
Views: 4575

While I don't know the exact circumstances of this case, If the "alleged" offense did occur as outlined without mitigating circumstances then I am glad to see the IAA prosecuting. This county is riddled with reckless helicopter pilots flying N-Reg machines without consideration for others ...
by Canacourse
Sat May 17, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Spitfire & Hurricane Coming to Ireland
Replies: 1
Views: 787

Spitfire & Hurricane Coming to Ireland

The presenter in this video claims @ 5:44 a spitfire and a Hurricane are coming to Ireland. Does anyone know about this?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7404052.stm
by Canacourse
Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:31 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: hrs to solo
Replies: 21
Views: 4441

I solo'ed in 6 Hours. Finished the PPL in 40HR which was the minimum at that time. I was in a foreign Country, did not have a girlfriend or any other hobbies at the time so that probably explains it. Nothing to do but think of flying.
by Canacourse
Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flying to the UK
Replies: 43
Views: 29742

Ahh.. This brings back memories of my first MATZ penetration. I remember it well as I learnt to fly in the UK and flew around Kent for several years after...
by Canacourse
Sat Mar 08, 2008 2:43 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: NFC - Planes for sale on Website
Replies: 7
Views: 2141

Do they charge extra for the dashboard?
by Canacourse
Fri Sep 14, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Lady Heath Documentary (Irish Heritage)
Replies: 5
Views: 1888

Thats an amazing story. Thanks for posting (and your research).

C...
by Canacourse
Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:10 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Revised DUBLIN CTR
Replies: 31
Views: 8490

A corridor to the nearest exit point of the CTR could have been provided for non transponder Radio equipped aircraft. I think this has been done in the UK to allow farmers and the like fly in and out in non transponder radio equipped AC (Of which there are many) in airspace which had been re-classif...
by Canacourse
Mon Jul 03, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aeros
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Someone was setting up an Irish Aerobatic teams bout 4 or 5 years aga in Weston. Even advertised on radio. Anyone know what happened to them?
by Canacourse
Mon Jul 03, 2006 12:54 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: UK Permit Aircraft
Replies: 2
Views: 1401

I have imported a G Reg aircraft on a permit and continue to fly the aircraft on a G Reg without any hassle at all. You will need to send the permit to the IAA and will need a PFA inspector to sign the aircraft off once a year. All owners of the G Reg aircraft will need to join and maintain membersh...
by Canacourse
Sat Jul 01, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aeros
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Close it was a T67M. Based at Compton Abbas.

The outfit I flew with are long defunct.
by Canacourse
Wed Jun 28, 2006 11:01 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aeros
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Aeros

In the early 90's I did the AOPA aerobatic certificate course in the UK. It?s over 10 years now since I did any aeros and am looking to refresh the memory (and body) as to what it was like. Does anyone know of an aerobatic aircraft & instructor that I can book for an hour or two? You can see a s...
by Canacourse
Sun Feb 05, 2006 12:52 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Weston Airport Debated on RTE Radio 1
Replies: 2
Views: 1302

That Link is no longer valid. Get the show here ~

http://www.rte.ie/rams/radio/latest/Thu ... kenny.smil


Looks like Rte only stream 1 week of radio shows so this link will be invaild as well shortly.
by Canacourse
Wed Jan 25, 2006 11:01 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Plane to Buy?????????
Replies: 15
Views: 5591

A simple question to all on this thread: Do you want to build a plane or fly a plane? It is practical to do both. I myself own a PFA aircraft for keeping current and touring and am building a kit aircraft as well. As I cannot go flying when its dark anyway I spend a couple of hours each evening bui...
by Canacourse
Fri Jan 20, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Weston - new terminal trashed!
Replies: 10
Views: 3997

Newstalk 106 "reported" today that ?500K damage was caused by a drunk 23YO.

CC..
by Canacourse
Sat Jan 14, 2006 10:45 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Insurance companies
Replies: 5
Views: 1654

Try Traffords in the UK. http://www.traffordsinsurance.co.uk/