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by fly4life
Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Biggest move forward yet
Replies: 4
Views: 2192

Re: Biggest move forward yet

does this mean no more GAR forms to be filed and the end of the 12hr notice
by fly4life
Mon May 09, 2011 10:05 am
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: 747 Vs A380
Replies: 2
Views: 1575

Re: 747 Vs A380

747 by a mile
and the 747 and concorde were launched around the same time the 747 won hands down.
the dreamliner lauched by boeing is going to outsell the a380 for its practicality in my view.
by fly4life
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Brace Positions
Replies: 4
Views: 1200

Re: Brace Positions

Thanks dakota,
that seems like a safe position as the passenger should not interfer with the controls on impact.
I have never heard that from any instructors but i think it is a sensible solution and i may use it in futher pax briefings.
Cheers
by fly4life
Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Brace Positions
Replies: 4
Views: 1200

Re: Brace Positions

Thanks for the responseThe aircraft I hire now is a cessna 172. This aircraft has a shoulder strap,same as a car, and not just a lap strap. Most information I can find seems to give brace positions as for airlines with lap straps only. In an airline your not going to push against the pilots chair or...
by fly4life
Mon Sep 13, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Brace Positions
Replies: 4
Views: 1200

Brace Positions

What is the best brace position for pax in a 4 seat aircraft ie c172 and piper cherokee aircraft. Especially those seated in the rear of the aircraft,and if the rear or front seat pax are childern. I cant find any information in the POH except it mentions using coats to protect the face but does not...
by fly4life
Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: irish atc on strike
Replies: 56
Views: 10321

Re: irish atc on strike

Being mainly a GA forum has anyone considered how these new systems might affect the GA community. Any changes in the last few years have caused an increase in costs or further restriction to GA. I have flown in and out of most of the main airports and found atc staff very accomidating. These new sy...
by fly4life
Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:14 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: RT work
Replies: 5
Views: 1755

Re: RT work

www.liveatc.net
includes irish airports
by fly4life
Fri Oct 16, 2009 12:01 am
Forum: Microlights
Topic: Microlights
Replies: 10
Views: 3028

mcro
i assume this only applys to 3 axis microlights what is the requirements for
ppl transistion to flexiwing
by fly4life
Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Zodiac CH-601XL
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Zodiac CH-601XL

NTSB grounds all flights of Zodiac CH-601XL

Taught this may be of interest

http://www.ntsb.gov/Pressrel/2009/090414a.html
by fly4life
Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Radio Failure
Replies: 4
Views: 1484

thank for the reply s I looked up the aip aic s etc but found only general rules and not particular to seperate stages of flight.


cheers
by fly4life
Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Microlight licence
Replies: 5
Views: 1813

Microlight licence

I currently have a PPL A but if i was to get a Three-axis microlight license can the hours used flying one of these fixed wing microlights be used to maintain the PPL A. Or woulld i have to do the minimuim 12 hour every 2 years at on a cert A aircraft. I would like to maitain the PPL A for the days ...
by fly4life
Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Radio Failure
Replies: 4
Views: 1484

Radio Failure

If you were to suffer a radio failure on approach to one of the main airports at what stage would you need to brake from the approach and follow failure procedures as shown on the vfr charts. i.e. radio failure after getting clearence to final can you continue to land once runway is clear