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by macair
Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: FAA PPL BI Annual
Replies: 2
Views: 1759

Thanks HB,must start reading up on the regs again,by the way if anyone needs any info on R44 hourbuilding etc in florida,with a CFI pm me for details.He uses a 2007 Raven II,and rates start at $350 per hr all in
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by macair
Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: FAA PPL BI Annual
Replies: 2
Views: 1759

FAA PPL BI Annual

Im heading out to the states shortly to do my bi annual flight review for the R44.I was just wondering does anyone know what it entails and what to brush up on,thanks
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by macair
Fri Jul 11, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: FAA to JAA
Replies: 8
Views: 3170

Hi there yo yo,thanks for the reply but my situation is a little different.Yes i know my FAA licence is 100% legitimate & compliant in every way,however i am resident in co.donegal and my local airport is in co.derry 8 miles from me where both G Reg and EI Reg helis are based.Technically i shoul...
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by macair
Thu Jul 10, 2008 10:17 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: FAA to JAA
Replies: 8
Views: 3170

Good man,thanks,i seem to have a few of those requirements already,just the 2 exams and the flight test to do then,though someone told me i had all the written tests to take,hope this is not the case.
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by macair
Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:42 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: FAA to JAA
Replies: 8
Views: 3170

FAA to JAA

I was wondering could anyone tell me the way to convert a FAA PPL licence to a JAA PPL licence,ideally i would like to have both,do i need to do additional flying hrs(i have 100 hrs already),do i need any instrument time etc.Basically just all that is required,any help or advice would be appreciated.
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by macair
Wed Mar 19, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Opinions Wanted - Irish Heli schools
Replies: 21
Views: 7233

Yo Yo,I think I was talking to you on here before I went out to Florida,and was supposed to call with you when I got there,however I didnt get round to the house and you were away home when asked at the airport.If you want to give me your tel.no.on a pm i,ll fill you in with all the craic.
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by macair
Tue Mar 18, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Opinions Wanted - Irish Heli schools
Replies: 21
Views: 7233

florida training

Yo Yo,just to clarify a few details regarding Ocean and i am in no way running them down in this post.Firstly i was offered a package with them,of 60 hrs flying in R22,20hrs groundschool and all other fees,insurance,medical,checkride etc plus 5 weeks accomodation.This was advertised for $17240,this ...
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by macair
Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Opinions Wanted - Irish Heli schools
Replies: 21
Views: 7233

training in florida

Just a bit of info regarding training in florida i have just returned from there this week. I went to Ocean Helicopters in West Palm Beach,all in all a great school however there are a few things you should be aware of.Firstly anyone who gets their licence for 11k euro and in 4-5 weeks is either an ...
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by macair
Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: FAA Licences
Replies: 5
Views: 2748

Cheers BC that clears up a few issues.Just wanted to be sure i wasnt wasting my time and money, as there seems to be a bit of negativity surrounding FAA licences on some forums ive read,thanks again.
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by macair
Sun Jan 13, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: FAA Licences
Replies: 5
Views: 2748

FAA Licences

Hi All,I was wondering could someone tell me what are the pros and cons of having an FAA PPL licence here in Ireland.I have been hearing mixed reports on this subject.1.Am i only limited to N reg helo's both here and in the UK? 2.If i get to 150 hrs on the FAA licence can I then do a JAA CPL? 3.Will...
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by macair
Tue Jan 08, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Florida Flying!
Replies: 4
Views: 1950

hi there stringfellow im heading to ocean next tue to do my ppl.here is some info which may be of some use.i went over to florida back in nov and visited both bristow and ocean and have chosen ocean.firstly ocean are an english run family concern and have no irish instructors at present but there we...