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by ifty
Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: For Sale: Airbus A320....slight water damage !
Replies: 3
Views: 1151

Re: For Sale: Airbus A320....slight water damage !

DonalMW wrote: Hopefully she's destined for a museum......
Why? There is lots more worthy stuff to put in a museum
by ifty
Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: EIKN Information
Replies: 15
Views: 3294

"Prior Permission Required for use of Ireland West Airport Knock must be obtained. Filing of a flight plan “does not” constitute prior permission. A Booking-In form or Booking-Out form as appropriate, is mandatory for use of the aerodrome" Suppose i took off from sligo on a short flight to say,eg W...
by ifty
Mon Nov 09, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Should I begin Flying yet!
Replies: 12
Views: 2444

There is no point saying do this or that, spending whatever time and money then discovering you cannot get a medical. Without it you wont be able to fly for a living, do that, THEN plan your next step(s)
by ifty
Mon Nov 09, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Fighter Jet
Replies: 9
Views: 1916

Re: Fighter Jet

cleared to land wrote:Anyone any ideas!!

CTL
About what?
by ifty
Mon Nov 09, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Should I begin Flying yet!
Replies: 12
Views: 2444

Re: fly

why not start a ppl now, or at least get a class 1 medical done without that you wont be doing any flying for a living.
by ifty
Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: night rating
Replies: 9
Views: 3163

Re: night rating

romeo sierra wrote:can someone tell me what are the main things covered in attaining a night rating.
thanks
jr
Flying at night :wink:

a very qiuck search reaveals this link CLICKEY!
by ifty
Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Mayday heard on Sunday
Replies: 38
Views: 9410

Just a quick question to those who have had the engine die if flight, Is there a huge difference to that off a PFL at idle? My intructor thinks there is a difference the propellor is generating thrust instead of pure drag when it has stopped. The horror of the fireball will do its work long before ...
by ifty
Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Arthur Wignalls's Pitt's EI-BKA
Replies: 4
Views: 1522

PM sent
by ifty
Wed Sep 16, 2009 9:30 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Buying a plane: what to look for
Replies: 12
Views: 2347

willo wrote:What airoshane says is correct.

I beleive that the time life of most engines is 20 years, not ten, assuming you dont reach the 2000 hours.

Willo
Is it not twelve years?
by ifty
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Come on then, who was it?!
Replies: 26
Views: 3968

StrikeCommand wrote:Note that incident report says wind was 200/13kts on RWY 27 - this was a good old crosswind - possibly close to the limit for a 172 would it not?
Dunno but I have been in one with an instructor with 25kts or so at 90 degrees or so....
by ifty
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:50 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Vortex smoke rings
Replies: 7
Views: 2280

cool but if you are looking for exciting science try this..... http://www.metacafe.com/watch/3135567/extreme_pool_jump/ Exposed as a fake done by microsoft as part of a marketing campaign for Office 2007.... There is logic there somewhere http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Technology/Megawoosh-Viral-...
by ifty
Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Vortex smoke rings
Replies: 7
Views: 2280

cool but if you are looking for exciting science try this.....

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/3135567/e ... pool_jump/
by ifty
Sat Aug 01, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: AOPA Ireland
Replies: 22
Views: 5345

Is this not a bit premature as you dont even officially exist as a group yet?
by ifty
Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: Aerobatics
Topic: Dedicated Aerobatics Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 2802

Or instead of that you could get people to post what their place offers like night ratings, aero's or whatever.
by ifty
Thu Jul 23, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Should this Forum be Censored. For and Against
Replies: 13
Views: 2400

as far as I am concerned, Mark gets this bang on and moderates this forum very fair.... we should all congratulate him for that fact. Jon Exactly, I agree completly, but it is unfair to only have one person being responsible, there must be a couple more suitably qualified people who could take on t...