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by EI1830
Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 45468

I hope it all works out for John. I fear however that this is not going to be an easy transition... This web address that is on his signage for example: www.newcastleairdrome.com I called in on the previous owner several times over the years and this was his single biggest problem. I feel after visi...
by EI1830
Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Where is unlimited aerobatics going next
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Where is unlimited aerobatics going next

Have a look at this video OK, OK, I know this is only 33% full size and I know that power to weight ratio is not per full size either. Power may be the key as these machines prop-hang and torque roll at about 30% throttle. The other thing they have is control surface speed/power. The current crop of...
by EI1830
Thu Aug 16, 2007 10:01 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Air Field
Replies: 12
Views: 3919

Hi Hugoj_air I got your PM and replied this morning...hope it gets to you OK seems to be sitting in the Outbox and not Sent items I have a pic of the downed Enstrom on my desk here from the local paper. Heli is on its left side, photo is of the underside. Totally destroyed by fire with exception of...
by EI1830
Wed Aug 15, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Air Field
Replies: 12
Views: 3919

Tiny... I may be able to help

TINY Hi there, I work for an Irish company that among other things manufactures aviation GPU's and engine start packs. (Please mark, this is not a commercial posting ) . Not long ago I was asked to "help start" a turbine heli near Wicklow town. I can help you to investigate this location ...
by EI1830
Wed Aug 15, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Fire & Forced Landing in Wicklow
Replies: 8
Views: 3700

Hi Bladecrack

Firstly... I have as yet very limited full size experience and zero navigational training so I don't speak the speak. I am reliably informed that the location of all registered R/C flying sites held by the Model Aeronautics Council of Ireland, MACI is published in some relevant docs or books to avoi...
by EI1830
Tue Aug 14, 2007 11:40 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Fire & Forced Landing in Wicklow
Replies: 8
Views: 3700

I am familiar with this heli

Hi All, I live very close (<1mile) from the location of this accident but did not visit the site or verify the registration. In fact on the evening of the accident while getting into my car to go out, I was curious to know who was burning stuff 'cos the smell was a bit odd The heli was based around ...