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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: 1515

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
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by ifty
Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: EIKN Information
Replies: 15
Views: 4304

"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...
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by ifty
Mon Nov 09, 2009 6:51 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Should I begin Flying yet!
Replies: 12
Views: 3372

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)
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by ifty
Mon Nov 09, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Fighter Jet
Replies: 9
Views: 2623

Re: Fighter Jet

cleared to land wrote:Anyone any ideas!!

CTL
About what?
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by ifty
Mon Nov 09, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Should I begin Flying yet!
Replies: 12
Views: 3372

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.
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by ifty
Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: night rating
Replies: 9
Views: 3941

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!
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by ifty
Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Mayday heard on Sunday
Replies: 38
Views: 11550

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 ...
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by ifty
Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Arthur Wignalls's Pitt's EI-BKA
Replies: 4
Views: 1934

PM sent
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by ifty
Wed Sep 16, 2009 9:30 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Buying a plane: what to look for
Replies: 12
Views: 3381

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?
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by ifty
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Come on then, who was it?!
Replies: 26
Views: 5297

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....
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by ifty
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:50 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Vortex smoke rings
Replies: 7
Views: 2854

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-...
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by ifty
Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Vortex smoke rings
Replies: 7
Views: 2854

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

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/3135567/e ... pool_jump/
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by ifty
Sat Aug 01, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: AOPA Ireland
Replies: 22
Views: 6861

Is this not a bit premature as you dont even officially exist as a group yet?
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by ifty
Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: Aerobatics
Topic: Dedicated Aerobatics Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 7205

Or instead of that you could get people to post what their place offers like night ratings, aero's or whatever.
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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: 3258

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...