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by Tony Kearns
Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: New User Groups - PLEASE READ
Replies: 5
Views: 5947

Re: New User Groups - PLEASE READ

dp_burke wrote:A fine idea.

Dennis Burke,
Santry and Sligo
Researcher of WW2 crashes in Ireland

No need for a secret email from me I feel.
Dennis who........? :lol: :lol:
by Tony Kearns
Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Jarlath Conerney RIP
Replies: 3
Views: 1972

Jarlath Conerney RIP

Jarlath passed away early today.
He served in the Air Corps and as an instructor in the Apprenctice School. He was a lifelong member of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a more friendly and generous soul you will never meet. Rest gently Jarlath, friend.
Tony K
by Tony Kearns
Thu May 12, 2011 11:05 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Chipmunk 169
Replies: 22
Views: 5920

Re: Chipmunk 169

Any idea why the early roundel was only two colours - was it pragmatic or aesthetic? David The two colour boss made identification difficult when on side view, compared to the British roundel ( which some Coastwatchers and army posts described as "Bulls Eye markings on the fuselage". It was followi...
by Tony Kearns
Wed May 11, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Chipmunk 169
Replies: 22
Views: 5920

Re: Chipmunk 169

Thank you David I have removed that paragraph.
Tony K
by Tony Kearns
Wed May 11, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Chipmunk 169
Replies: 22
Views: 5920

Re: Chipmunk 169

Having spoken to Stovepipe he assures me that I am not a” Wanchor ------------------------------------------------------ --------------------------------------------------------------------- I believe that Declan could confirm that I supplied the details, location and dimensions of the colour scheme...
by Tony Kearns
Tue May 19, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Cavan & Leitrim Railway Museum
Replies: 16
Views: 8474

Great Pics KD thanks for posting, still haven't made a trip there yet but hope to. Did Philip say anything about that pint he owes me! :lol:
Tony K
by Tony Kearns
Fri May 15, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Midlands Airport at Horseleap
Replies: 73
Views: 29557

Thanks Jim for that and very interesting.
Tony K
by Tony Kearns
Thu May 14, 2009 10:17 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Rineanna/Shannon
Replies: 0
Views: 1154

Rineanna/Shannon

The 18 May marks the arrival seventy years ago of the first aircraft, an Anson of the Air Corps to land at Rineanna ( Shannon Airport to you young fellas). The Air Corps established a base there for the duration of the WW2 and saw the arrival of a number of US Military aircraft during that period ( ...
by Tony Kearns
Thu May 14, 2009 10:03 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Midlands Airport at Horseleap
Replies: 73
Views: 29557

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by Tony Kearns
Thu May 14, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Midlands Airport at Horseleap
Replies: 73
Views: 29557

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Apologies Jim I may have given the wrong impression, when I say survey I mean a survey carried out by the Air Corps and not a national survey.
I am attempting to attached another Athlone location, this site was inspected in September 1933 . Fingers crossed!
by Tony Kearns
Thu May 14, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Midlands Airport at Horseleap
Replies: 73
Views: 29557

Thanks Jim and Hugo for your imput, the search is on for more references.
Jim the date of the survey for this landing ground was 1932.
regards
Tony K
by Tony Kearns
Tue May 12, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Midlands Airport at Horseleap
Replies: 73
Views: 29557

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by Tony Kearns
Tue May 12, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Midlands Airport at Horseleap
Replies: 73
Views: 29557

[IMG]http://i567.photobucket.com/albums/ss114/Jetsi5/Athlone

Sorry folks will try again
by Tony Kearns
Tue May 12, 2009 6:19 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Midlands Airport at Horseleap
Replies: 73
Views: 29557

IMG]http://i567.photobucket.com/albums/ss114/Jetsi5/Athlone.jpg[/IMG]
by Tony Kearns
Tue May 12, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Midlands Airport at Horseleap
Replies: 73
Views: 29557

I think this is the location that you are looking for . I have no record of the Air Corps ever operating from Athlone and I would appreciate any reference to check out such sources. It would not be my intention to be at variance with anyone but information based on anecdotes I tend to be sceptical o...