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by Joey D
Tue Jan 11, 2005 3:24 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Has Wings Ireland Magazine gone Bust??
Replies: 13
Views: 5222

I doubt its gone bust. Heres what the editor said on the Wings forum

"It will be available in early January-before the 10th. The Christmas break means that no printing work can be done until post Jan 4th. But I'm slogging away geting all the content ready!"
by Joey D
Thu Dec 30, 2004 11:39 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: Age limit for Chopper Pilots
Replies: 5
Views: 3097

The upper age limit was raised last year to 27 years of age to candidates who are members of the Permanent Defence Force or, have a degree.
by Joey D
Thu Dec 02, 2004 2:40 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: New Recruits
Replies: 8
Views: 6158

Its 5'4" minimum for the recruits and cadets. Check up http://www.military.ie/careers
by Joey D
Sat Oct 23, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Urbanair Sambadas
Replies: 4
Views: 1609

You realise that the Samba is a microlight. Im presuming you have a PPL/a (since your making comparisons with the PA28 and C-152), Im not sure of the current regulations, but up to about a year ago you would have to resit a flight test with the IAA to get a PPL/m to be able to fly microlights.
by Joey D
Sat Oct 02, 2004 6:09 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: Irish Aer Corps to order 6 Helicopters
Replies: 21
Views: 7546

if the Government needed to commandeer any aircraft, vessel, vehicle,aerodrome, building,etc in the country, in the event of an emergency, they can do it at will. Such a provision already exists in law and always has done Im sure there is, and in theory it sounds like a plan. But realistically, if ...
by Joey D
Sat Sep 25, 2004 12:14 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Proactive Representation for GA
Replies: 9
Views: 3305

"6. It is my understanding that a PPL is prohibited from flying Microlights without doing a separate licence (as opposed to a conversion and sign off) -I stand to be corrected on this point." You're correct, for a PPL to fly microlights he/she must do a flight test with an examiner. (that was the si...
by Joey D
Mon Sep 13, 2004 5:53 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Galway Airport
Replies: 4
Views: 1885

Sort out Galway Airport mess or face ruin, says TD Aer Arann was 'shafted' and frustrated by airport management, says chief BY DECLAN VARLEY - Galway Advertiser GALWAY Airport is facing ruin unless a root and branch examination into management practices at the airport is carried out, according to a ...
by Joey D
Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:47 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Can anyone help?? Wanna get my bum off the ground!
Replies: 24
Views: 7990

I dont know if i should say this, but tallyho has a nervous twitch in his index finger that gets out of control sometimes...not sure why claire is duplicating

Claire- It must be a fairly big bed, if Mr and Mrs Blobby share it, but im not going to judge!
by Joey D
Tue Sep 07, 2004 3:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Can anyone help?? Wanna get my bum off the ground!
Replies: 24
Views: 7990

Was that a chat up line!
by Joey D
Thu Sep 02, 2004 2:21 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Funding Flight Training??
Replies: 10
Views: 2795

If you're under 25, and looking for a car rental, you'll be charged an additional amount. For instance, I tried renting a car for a week the fee was $29 dollars a day plus a $60 daily surcharge for being under 25.
by Joey D
Mon Aug 30, 2004 11:19 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Is Cross country Flying an Affordable Alternative to Driving
Replies: 8
Views: 2471

Theres a saying that most people who own an aircraft cant afford to keep it.

If you're thinking of a Europa model, check up the series discovery channel did "A Plane is Born". You can buy the edited series on amazon. Mark Evans builds a Europa.

http://www.aplaneisborn.com
by Joey D
Mon Aug 23, 2004 8:33 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Irish PPL question
Replies: 2
Views: 1165

There are flight schools in America that train pilots for the JAA PPL including the JAA exams etc. So if you were going to the USA to do your hours as you suggest you'd probably sit your JAA exams there also. Check up this school in Florida that has more info: m You could check up different flight s...
by Joey D
Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:56 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: RT calls
Replies: 2
Views: 1068

Its the abbreviation for change frequency.
by Joey D
Sat Aug 14, 2004 3:00 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Medical's
Replies: 3
Views: 1457

http://www.iaa.ie/licensing/medicals/cl2_main.asp

Try the above link for your nearest authorised IAA doctor
by Joey D
Mon Aug 02, 2004 4:15 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: What is the best Irish Airline
Replies: 3
Views: 1276

What do you mean the best? range of destinations, low fares, on time?!