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by 501
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:20 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Helicopters Ltd. : Fleet colours.
Replies: 5
Views: 8147

Re: Irish Helicopters Ltd. : Fleet colours.

The stripes on the Alouette III are definitely dark green. Can't remember off the top of my head about reg, but I do have a good colour photo of it. I will dig it up when I am back at home. I will also check out the reg on the Bell 212's. Incidentally, there was at least one Bolkow that had a green ...
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by 501
Sat Oct 31, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Mayday heard on Sunday
Replies: 38
Views: 12369

Flight Plans are required for any flight availing of ATC Service - including Alerting/Search Actually, over here you can avail of an "information only" service from ATC without having a flight plan filed. Always a good idea that way the controller will probably know who/where you are if you have a ...
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by 501
Sat Oct 31, 2009 10:30 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Mayday heard on Sunday
Replies: 38
Views: 12369

MCRO wrote:
It will certainly put a 'Mayday' climbing rapidly in my list of options - and so may well prolong my actuve flying life.
I'm pleased to hear it. :D Fortunately, ATC,SAR and Electronic comms/aids have developed greatly over the last while.
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by 501
Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:33 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Mayday heard on Sunday
Replies: 38
Views: 12369

My concern here is very basic : a MAYDAY call, as I understand it, mandates the scrambling of very expensive SAR equipment and I find it very difficult to justify this as an opening gambit for each and every (let us say) engine-stop – when statistically the proportion leading to serious injury is s...
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by 501
Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Rotorheads Helicopter Pic's
Replies: 142
Views: 90016

CVR, you're a gent....thank you very much !!
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by 501
Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:07 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Kinsale Gas Field
Replies: 10
Views: 11548

Doubt it. You don't just slap on a winch and away you go. IAA would have something to say. Besides why winch out an engineer, when you can simply land ? !
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by 501
Wed May 27, 2009 12:17 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Rotorheads Helicopter Pic's
Replies: 142
Views: 90016

Thanks CVR !! Nice to see floats on MIK.
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by 501
Tue May 26, 2009 11:21 am
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Rotorheads Helicopter Pic's
Replies: 142
Views: 90016

Yes Gaz you are correct. It didn't stay long on EI reg, that's why I was hoping CVR would post his pics.
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by 501
Sun May 24, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: You dont see Rescue 115 like this most days!!
Replies: 7
Views: 2802

Very nice ! SAR is 1962 so is 47 yrs old !!
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by 501
Sun May 24, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Rotorheads Helicopter Pic's
Replies: 142
Views: 90016

Stunning Fire pics. Really excellent !!
CVR....any pic of EI-ZOB with Irish marks ? Thanks.
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by 501
Thu Apr 09, 2009 1:19 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Rotorheads Helicopter Pic's
Replies: 142
Views: 90016

Thanks a million CVR. Looks very smart indeed. Shame its already sold on. Looking forward to pic of it with EI reg.
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by 501
Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: Rotorheads
Topic: Irish Rotorheads Helicopter Pic's
Replies: 142
Views: 90016

Great pics !
CVR, MIK looks really smart. Do you have a photo of EI-ZOB ?