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by lazza
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Economics of owning a plane?
Replies: 26
Views: 21909

Re: Economics of owning a plane?

7-8k seems reasonable, I've opertated a Grumman tiger for the last 4 years for well under 6k per year including hangerage, insurance and maintenance and its never let me down. Make sure you get a good pre purchase inspection and join a type group for more info e.g. Cessna.org or grumman.net Tiger cr...
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by lazza
Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 54041

Re: Newcastle

things just keep getting better and better out in Newcastle. courtesy car arrived yesterday (a Merc no less) and there's a Cherokee due in the next few days which is going to be available for PPL Hire. All this after a winter where there was only one weekend we couldn't fly (well apart from the IMC ...
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by lazza
Mon Nov 30, 2009 6:50 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: The airfields in all this bad weather......
Replies: 28
Views: 7752

Newcastle is still operational, on Saturday one of the lads kindly flew me down to waterford to pick up the grumman after an annual and when I got back there was a queue for departure, three in the circut and two others returning from various flood monitoring sorties from around the country. In all ...
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by lazza
Sat Aug 01, 2009 11:10 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 54041

Well Done Johnny, I heard the great news on the grape vine yesterday, I'll hopefully make it out over the weekend to shake your hand as I couldn't get you one the phone yesterday, presume you were partying or were all the doubters and complainers calling to appologise?? Guess I'll have to get the we...
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by lazza
Thu Jul 23, 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Look whats operating out of newcastle (EINC)
Replies: 17
Views: 5968

be gezus, I bet some of the residents didn't wave them off,
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by lazza
Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION
Replies: 11
Views: 3621

Thats awful behaviour, any idea who the culprits were or what they were flying :roll:
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by lazza
Fri May 15, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 54041

I was flying off it today and it looks worse than it is, there are about 10-12 small ponds which are being filed in but the rest of the runway is 100% including the intersection with the taxiway. We have have had very heavy rain for the last 2 and a half days and the runway was useable as soon as th...
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by lazza
Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:43 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Airworthy 2 seat Spitfire for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1719

why? :roll:
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by lazza
Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:31 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 54041

John,

Just heard the wicklow county council are hoping you'll help them out with the flooding in the rest of the county! Fantastic work with the new drainage system, I couldn't believe the state of the runway today, see you on the weekend

Lj
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by lazza
Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:45 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 54041

Hope you still have that last space in the hanger for me, cant leave her outside til the new one. ill be there about 3.17pm with the new bird, overhead joins still? next donation will be a ultrasonic dog keeper outer for the hanger, keep rex from eating me pussy! Hope the bowser is full, no intentio...
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by lazza
Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 54041

As John said, drop in any day, Saturdays and Sundays are busiest, Jenny provides free tea and coffee on sundays, you have to serve your self all other days :D
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by lazza
Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 54041

I'd love to see a thriving GA airfield at Newcastle and hope to visit it one day. But there is a certain head-in-the-sand attitude or bravado on display here that gives me cause to worry... We're all on the same side here, remember.[/quote] This reminds me of when I worked in London and English peop...
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by lazza
Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:47 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle
Replies: 148
Views: 54041

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by lazza
Sat Aug 16, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: AOPA Ireland - still alive?
Replies: 29
Views: 8295

actually, if someone had a large wad of cash they could restart it
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by lazza
Sat Aug 16, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: AOPA Ireland - still alive?
Replies: 29
Views: 8295

Chaos & N714GZ, perhaps you should do some proper research into aopa Ireland before making statements like 'what happened in the past is the past' and as for N714GZ, just copying aopa's statement from the iaopa web site in some indication that Phil Boyer has personally responded to his request t...