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by havana_club69
Wed May 18, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Large Jet heading West over Dublin (19:30)
Replies: 4
Views: 8055

Re: Large Jet heading West over Dublin (19:30)

ps...meant to say North-West in the last post
Anyways I found it on Casper there, it was a 742 in the end
by havana_club69
Wed May 18, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Large Jet heading West over Dublin (19:30)
Replies: 4
Views: 8055

Re: Large Jet heading West over Dublin (19:30)

Nope Keith sorry, actually I was just checking my directions there and it looked more west / south-westerly coming in from the Irish Sea....This machine had 4 jets so that rules out the 767 and MD11 :(
by havana_club69
Wed May 18, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Large Jet heading West over Dublin (19:30)
Replies: 4
Views: 8055

Large Jet heading West over Dublin (19:30)

Was out for a walk in Howth this evening about 19:30 and saw a jet passing over Dublin heading west. As it was up so high all I could make out was that it was a widebody but couldnt decipher much else... Im presuming it was just a 747 or similar but Im kinda hoping I got my first, albeit vague shot ...
by havana_club69
Thu May 05, 2011 10:59 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Question, unable to attend Flying Expo this weekend
Replies: 2
Views: 1255

Question, unable to attend Flying Expo this weekend

Just out of curiousity do people believe that I am really missing out on much by not being able to attend the flying expo this year. I was hoping to go this weekend but unfortunately I am away and can not make it. I spend alot of time on the forums, talking to pilots and friends in different schools...
by havana_club69
Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:04 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Weston into receivership
Replies: 11
Views: 2806

Re: Weston into receivership

They are saying that Weston is not profitable enough at present to make any dents in debts accumulated and that efforts to sell it are "likely to be hampered by the earlier planning issues that have hampered the development of the site"... I agree with David, hopefully things will work out for the A...
by havana_club69
Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Am I stark raving mad....?
Replies: 7
Views: 2504

Re: Am I stark raving mad....?

Thanks a million for the response, I do appreciate the comments. I do believe that the modular course is a good option but I reckon that it would be more suited to me completing the Integrated course as it would allow me to complete it in a timely manner. However, Michael I do take your point on boa...
by havana_club69
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Am I stark raving mad....?
Replies: 7
Views: 2504

Am I stark raving mad....?

to be thinking of getting into the industry?? I know people have probably heard this a million times before and you will hear it again but what the hell... Basically, I have a thirst for flying! When I was younger always wanted to train for my CPL but never fully believed in myself to go ahead and f...
by havana_club69
Sat Mar 29, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: AFE Jeremy M Pratt PPL Course Books
Replies: 4
Views: 1553

Hi,

Just wondering if these are still for sale?

thanks
by havana_club69
Thu Jul 26, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Choice of Flight Schools
Replies: 3
Views: 1740

Choice of Flight Schools

Hi, Im doing the rounds at the moment looking at flight schools to do my Commercial Pilots licence. Im going down the integrated course as opposed modular. I think Ive narrowed my search down to three schools and am wondering what peoples opinions are on them. Ive chosen: PTC in Waterford FlyEFT Nap...
by havana_club69
Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Newbie introduction!
Replies: 12
Views: 4467

Great to hear keith, I just had my first flight there on sunday and it was fantasic to say the least, a few bumps here and there but nothing major, well apart from the 60" turns which after the first couple of times I started to get used to. Im in the same position now as your opening post, hav...
by havana_club69
Wed Jun 14, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Flying in Miami
Replies: 1
Views: 1146

Flying in Miami

HI, Im heading to Miami in less than four weeks on holidays and am looking at doing an introductory flight over there, hopefully!!! Can anybody recommend any schools over there that they would be willing to facilitate me? I have been looking at different flight schools in florida over thet past few ...
by havana_club69
Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:48 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Florida Flight Training
Replies: 31
Views: 9777

Cheers JFH, thanks for the answers.
by havana_club69
Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:14 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Florida Flight Training
Replies: 31
Views: 9777

Re: PPL Foreign Schools

1. Did you have any flying time before you went? 2. Did you have the exams? 3.What was the total Cost all in incl Flights+accom+food etc 4.When is the best time to go? 5.Whats the process like to get everything up and running i.e Visa? do i need any particular forms/docs etc..do the flying school o...