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by flanders
Mon Sep 06, 2010 12:12 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Are these planes still flying?
Replies: 22
Views: 4386

Re: Are these planes still flying?

Yes EI-ABI (Iolar) will be flying again, Aer Lingus are putting a lot of work into getting her serviceable again, its starting to take shape, we painted a couple of wheels and engine mounts off it the other day, I believe Mueller is taking a personal interest in this project!!, Cant wait to see her ...
by flanders
Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:57 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Destruction of the Irish Aircraft Maintenance Industry
Replies: 5
Views: 2925

Re: Destruction of the Irish Aircraft Maintenance Industry

Well im glad to report that things arent looking as bleak as they were, Dublin Aerospace have just won a contract for 12 Aer Lingus A320 aircraft, and 8 end of lease Easyjet aircraft, and things seem to be running very well there, good to see some of the green ones back in Dublin!!!
by flanders
Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: End of an era
Replies: 17
Views: 5212

Re: End of an era

Its great to hear some of the interesting stories about this plane, the rallyes are really the workhorses of the GA scene, they seem to stand up to plenty of abuse, i did an annual on this aircraft a few months back and it was clear to she that the old bird was showing her age, but she deserves her ...
by flanders
Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Aircraft Paint
Replies: 5
Views: 2027

Re: Aircraft Paint

Hi Sierra Papa, im pretty sure ATSI down in Waterford will do light aircraft painting, we did a good job on a Piper Seminole when i was down there. I can get you a contact number if you PM me!
by flanders
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: PTC PROBLEMS
Replies: 19
Views: 6432

I am sick and tired of all the PTC bashing that goes on here, in my opinion they're prices seem to be on a par with most other places ive enquired to, Sigmar wanted 95,000 grand for a integrated course, and they also promise you the sun moon and stars, its not just one company at this, and as for ha...
by flanders
Fri Oct 23, 2009 8:18 am
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Aer Arann Incident-Manchester
Replies: 6
Views: 1903

Re: aer arann incident

hi guys just windering would aeraraans cost saving initiative of taxing at large airports on one engine be part of the problem here? anyone know who the pic was I'm not sure if it would, Infact i think in this case it is one of the reasons the aircraft didnt end up in the terminal building(what the...
by flanders
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:50 am
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Aer Arann Incident-Manchester
Replies: 6
Views: 1903

Aer Arann Incident-Manchester

Aer Arran ATR EI-REH had a brake failure at Manchester Airport on stand 7 yesterday morning. No injuries however a good deal of damage caused as propellers hit stop mirror!!

Pictures here

http://www.pprune.org/airlines-airports ... ester.html
by flanders
Wed Oct 21, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Jeppesen Flight Bag
Replies: 11
Views: 2443

Flight Bag

I'm still interested Keith, just havent had a chance to get up and collect it
by flanders
Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Air Corps Crash this evening
Replies: 18
Views: 5594

Sad News

May I echo everyone elses comments, thoughts are with the families of the victims, its a sad sad tragedy and a sad day for Irish aviation

Hugo, ejection might not have been possible as they were doing low-level exercises, and ejection is only possible above a specific altitude.
by flanders
Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Air Corps Crash this evening
Replies: 18
Views: 5594

Aer Corps Crash

My best mate flys one for them just off the phone to him it wasnt him but he sounded a bit shook, dunno what to read into that but he said he's not allowed talk about it, so i hope the crew is ok
by flanders
Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: FII Article - Need some help!
Replies: 12
Views: 2449

FII Article

No worries lad, i'd be happy enough to have a look over it if you want!
by flanders
Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:44 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: RTE programme 8/9/09
Replies: 2
Views: 1432

Piper in RTÉ Programme

I had a look at the programme on RTÉ player but when i pause the video at the exact point the reg is completly visible the big pause button is in the way!! But in my opinion it looks like a PA-28 Arrow if anyone can confirm that please let me know, but i looked at the register and the only ones on t...
by flanders
Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:30 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: A/C Rental Ireland
Replies: 4
Views: 1412

Piper Arrow rental

The pilot training college down in waterford also have one EI-SKU if your interested!
by flanders
Tue Sep 01, 2009 7:57 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Multi Engine aircraft rental
Replies: 16
Views: 5037

Seminole Rental

These are the prices for Multi and Single engine rental

Multi Engine Training (per hour incl instruction) 485.00
Single Engine Training (per hour incl instruction) 210.00

plus there is a fuel surcharge of 25.50 per hour
hope this info helps!
by flanders
Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: socata tb9 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1554

EI=LEM

I can vouch for this, lovely little plane just after doing an annial on it, and i think its a smashing machine, i would buy it myself if finances were in better shape!