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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: 2571

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!)
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by dhblewis
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Citation based in Weston
Replies: 5
Views: 2571

Citation based in Weston

Hey,

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

Thanks
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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: 4094

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...
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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: 4094

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...
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by dhblewis
Mon Sep 28, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Applying for CAA PPL
Replies: 3
Views: 1590

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!
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by dhblewis
Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:11 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Applying for CAA PPL
Replies: 3
Views: 1590

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...
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by dhblewis
Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:41 pm
Forum: Aerobatics
Topic: Aerobatic Gift Flight
Replies: 3
Views: 5780

So I guess its to the UK then!

Thanks
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by dhblewis
Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:38 am
Forum: Aerobatics
Topic: Aerobatic Gift Flight
Replies: 3
Views: 5780

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.
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by dhblewis
Mon Aug 03, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: License Validity
Replies: 7
Views: 2770

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...
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by dhblewis
Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: International Aviation
Topic: Voluntering in Africa/South America Pilot
Replies: 2
Views: 1733

Ye thats what I expected -makes sense to.

something for the future then...
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by dhblewis
Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:29 pm
Forum: International Aviation
Topic: Voluntering in Africa/South America Pilot
Replies: 2
Views: 1733

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 ...
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by dhblewis
Sun Jun 07, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: Magazine and Website Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: Spam....
Replies: 4
Views: 5950

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
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by dhblewis
Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: lots of hours no ppl nerves frayed !!
Replies: 10
Views: 3944

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!!
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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: 7590

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?
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by dhblewis
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Homebuilt Aircraft
Replies: 4
Views: 2686

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...