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by jonkil
Fri Sep 01, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Gaelforcewest .. what the hey ???
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

I think they are probably using "creative licence" here Kev. I am sure if they were displaying microlights e.t.c then the NMAI would have been approached and asked for assistance.... if not then someone would have mentioned that they were asked to display.... ant to say "fill the skie...
by jonkil
Sun Aug 27, 2006 11:18 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Help needed for flying to Ireland from UK
Replies: 9
Views: 2388

I understand there's a great VFR Guide to Ireland by Kevin Glynn but Transair don't stock it and the pilotshop.ie probably can't get it here in time. Do you know if there are there any airfields where it's sold, ie where we can pick it up early on? You may be able to pick up a copy (if any left) at...
by jonkil
Thu Aug 24, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: 2007 Fly-in Dates
Replies: 8
Views: 2624

The idea of the http://www.IrishFlyIn.Com website is just to be a central site for fly-in info.... nothing more....nothing less. Just a site to go to to find out where/when it is happening. I know from experience that I find out accidentally that a fly-in is happening... I mean the sort of small clu...
by jonkil
Fri Aug 18, 2006 12:18 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Microlight Question
Replies: 33
Views: 8580

bean_ian
e-mail me on jonkil@esatclear.ie and I will put you in touch with someone as close as possible to you.
It does not say where you are in your profile.

Regards,
Jon
by jonkil
Fri Aug 18, 2006 9:34 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Microlight Question
Replies: 33
Views: 8580

Having flown an X-air for about a year and accumulated 100 hours on it before I sold it, It is a 582 powered model, the costs are roughly as follows: Fuel burn is roughly 16 to 18 litres p/h = ?20.00 p/h 2 Stroke oil (semi-syn Shell) =?5.00 p/h Allow a fund for servicing/maintenance =?2.50 p/h Assoc...
by jonkil
Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:12 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: 2007 Fly-in Dates
Replies: 8
Views: 2624

2007 Fly-in Dates

If anyone can assist me in obtaining the dates for the 2007 fly-in's, would they please send me details on the e-mail link on the website. I have put this simple site together in order that we will have a central site where we can see where/when the fly-in's are happening. To view the site please go...
by jonkil
Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:54 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Standard Overhead Join
Replies: 7
Views: 2538

Download this PDF file.
Right click and select "save target as" and you can save it to your Hard drive.
You will need adobe acrobat to view it.
http://www.esatclear.ie/~xair/oheadjoin.pdf
by jonkil
Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:28 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Letterkenny Flying Club Fly-in/BBQ
Replies: 0
Views: 1766

Letterkenny Flying Club Fly-in/BBQ

Hi Folks, Letterkenny flying club in Donegal will hold it's Fly-in/BBQ and a real good bash in the hanger on Saturday the 2nd September 2006. We have promoted it widely and are looking forward to quite a lot of aircraft coming in from all over the country (weather permitting of course). There is mus...
by jonkil
Sun Aug 13, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Funniest RT you heard
Replies: 38
Views: 27964

Try this one...it is a real laugh You click the yellow speaker in the word.doc file to get the sound.. Read the instructions before you play it. You can left click the link and select "save target as" if you want the file on your PC. Enjoy http://www.esatclear.ie/~xair/announcements.doc
by jonkil
Sun Aug 13, 2006 11:13 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Flying in Ireland Gathering ?
Replies: 130
Views: 39271

On trying to get a date for our fly-in/BBQ in Letterkenny we settled on the 1st Saturday/Sunday in September. We all decided this year to fly down to Carrigart in Donegal on the Bank holiday Monday in August for a in-Pronto fly-in and it was good Craic. So maybe Mark could look at making the Bank Ho...
by jonkil
Wed Aug 09, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Letterkenny Flying Club Fly-in/BBQ/Hooley in the hanger
Replies: 0
Views: 619

Letterkenny Flying Club Fly-in/BBQ/Hooley in the hanger

[b]Hi Folks, Letterkenny flying club in Donegal will hold it's Fly-in/BBQ and a real good bash in the hanger on Saturday the 2nd September 2006. We have promoted it widely and are looking forward to quite a lot of aircraft coming in from all over the country (weather permitting of course). There is...
by jonkil
Wed Aug 09, 2006 8:10 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Kevin Glynn?s VFR Flight Guide Ireland
Replies: 6
Views: 3162

This book is an excellent resource for any pilot. Kevin must be highly congratulated and its success is guaranteed. I talked to him recently and I think that the second print run will soon sell out. It is the new benchmark (hear me poleys) for any publication. I too made a very small contribution fo...