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by dhblewis
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Citation based in Weston
Replies: 5
Views: 2116

Had a quick look at photos of N188WS online. Don't think its the one I'm thinking of.

Maybe its not a citation, its completely dark blue with yellow writing (I think!)
by dhblewis
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Citation based in Weston
Replies: 5
Views: 2116

Citation based in Weston

Hey,

Does anyone know if the reg of the Blue citation based in Weston?

Thanks
by dhblewis
Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Have my PPL now to nervous to fly!
Replies: 9
Views: 3301

Thanks for all the advice.

I'll book a flight on Monday & get back up flying. Hopefully I haven't forgotten everything Hopefully I can practise engine failures & ATC the two things I am most worried about...
by dhblewis
Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Have my PPL now to nervous to fly!
Replies: 9
Views: 3301

Have my PPL now to nervous to fly!

Hey, I did my skills test in the states when I was 16 and just received the licence today! I haven't been able to fly in a year due to funds but I can afford it now however there is one major setback. I am really nervous for some reason. I have lost all confidence in my flying ability. I know I am g...
by dhblewis
Mon Sep 28, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Applying for CAA PPL
Replies: 3
Views: 1261

Good to know.

There in Gatwick aren't they? Are they in the actual airport/walking distance.

Got myself flights with Ryanair for 2c return including all fees works out a lot cheaper than Fedex!
by dhblewis
Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:11 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Applying for CAA PPL
Replies: 3
Views: 1261

Applying for CAA PPL

Hello, On the 12th I'll be 17 and can finally get my PPL. Its a CAA one. I have done all my tests etc. Is it possible to go to Gatwick hand it in the forms/logbook & get the license later that day or will I have to post it off and wait weeks. To be honest don't really trust An Post with the forms! t...
by dhblewis
Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:41 pm
Forum: Aerobatics
Topic: Aerobatic Gift Flight
Replies: 3
Views: 5298

So I guess its to the UK then!

Thanks
by dhblewis
Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:38 am
Forum: Aerobatics
Topic: Aerobatic Gift Flight
Replies: 3
Views: 5298

Aerobatic Gift Flight

Is there anywhere in Ireland you can get an aerobatic Gift/test flight? My brother has always wanted to be in an aerobatic plane but has no license and his birthday is coming up.
by dhblewis
Mon Aug 03, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: License Validity
Replies: 7
Views: 2114

License Validity

Hi, I passed my skills test last Novemeber in OBA so its a CAA license. I am 17 in October so will apply then. I know I have 1 year to apply for the license but I am worried about keeping it valid. I haven't been able to fly since last November because of money. I am wondering about the minimum hour...
by dhblewis
Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: International Aviation
Topic: Voluntering in Africa/South America Pilot
Replies: 2
Views: 1412

Ye thats what I expected -makes sense to.

something for the future then...
by dhblewis
Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:29 pm
Forum: International Aviation
Topic: Voluntering in Africa/South America Pilot
Replies: 2
Views: 1412

Voluntering in Africa/South America Pilot

I'm have a PPL and would like to gain experience but also up for a bit of an adventure. I was wondering are there any organisations/charities that need pilots etc for flying into remote areas of Africa or South America etc. I have only found one but you need a CPL. It's a long shot and would be one ...
by dhblewis
Sun Jun 07, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: Magazine and Website Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: Spam....
Replies: 4
Views: 5407

Hi,

I didn't get a change to look at the spam but I am guessing it was done by 'robots' -you could try installing a captcha on the sign up page.

Daniel
by dhblewis
Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: lots of hours no ppl nerves frayed !!
Replies: 10
Views: 3075

I've just got my PPL and I still get nerves before flying. I'm thinking of doing some hours in Florida in February and i'm already nervous!!
by dhblewis
Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Free Landings at all Airports*-terms and conditions apply
Replies: 28
Views: 5852

jonkil wrote:
willo wrote: Suggest buying Kevin Glynn's book re same.


Re-print next year, you wouldn't believe how many more airfields there is that wasn't in the 1st issue.


Any idea when will it be available to buy?
by dhblewis
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Homebuilt Aircraft
Replies: 4
Views: 2295

Homebuilt Aircraft

Hi, I just got my PPL and am looking into the cheapest form of flying. I.E renting v share v outright. I'm now hoping to get a amateur built aircraft thats already built. Such as the Europa XS or Zenair or similar. I think I've got it wrong, It be on Permit so does that mean I can do my own maintena...