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by Bluebeard
Mon Oct 25, 2004 10:20 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Any interest in FAA flight reviews
Replies: 27
Views: 9686

In the context of the above, I have a question about the 2nd class FAA medical. There seems to be a view that a 2nd class medical "lapses" into a third class medical after 1 year and therefore needs to be renewed then for private flying in Ireland. However FAR part 61.23 (c) says: "(2) A second-clas...
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by Bluebeard
Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:50 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Any interest in FAA flight reviews
Replies: 27
Views: 9686

FAA licence holders who (like myself) have been getting BFRs in the US might like to read the new security screening requirements introduced on October 20 by the Transportation Security Administration. At the last minute it was clarified that "training" does not include BFRs for the time being. Also...
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by Bluebeard
Fri Sep 17, 2004 4:22 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Proposed Charges for all flights in Europe
Replies: 11
Views: 6211

LAST DAY

I hope you have all sent in your objections to these iniquitous proposals, today is the last day for comment.
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by Bluebeard
Fri Sep 17, 2004 4:19 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: EGAB St Angelo
Replies: 11
Views: 6377

Good news, do you know whether the old contact details are still valid?
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by Bluebeard
Wed Aug 25, 2004 8:58 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle Fly-in
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

So it'll be off to the SAAC field instead then ........ :wink:
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by Bluebeard
Wed Aug 25, 2004 8:57 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Proposed Charges for all flights in Europe
Replies: 11
Views: 6211

And yes, nosedive, there will also be VAT on the new user charges, this is part of the europroposal.
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by Bluebeard
Wed Aug 25, 2004 3:37 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Newcastle Fly-in
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

Newcastle Fly-in

A line on the BAeA website says the Newcastle Fly-in next weekend has been cancelled due to flooding. :( Anyone know the situation?
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by Bluebeard
Wed Aug 25, 2004 12:49 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Proposed Charges for all flights in Europe
Replies: 11
Views: 6211

It is particularly depressing that hum's post has got only one reply. I have been reading this NPRM, it is written by the usual eurocratic style and spells extra costs for all VFR flying. There are many peculiarities, including (for example) that lighter aircraft will be disadvantaged because the ch...
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by Bluebeard
Tue Apr 06, 2004 10:57 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: anyone for ditching?
Replies: 5
Views: 2856

Tolka, Kevlar, please PM me your email addresses and I will make contact with you. This one-day course requires 10 participants and costs EUR 130. There are so far about 6 persons interested.

Any more?
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by Bluebeard
Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:30 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: anyone for ditching?
Replies: 5
Views: 2856

anyone for ditching?

With summer coming SE pilots contemplating overwater adventures may look down on the waves below and ... cross their fingers. Sea & Shore Safety (with whom I have no connection) tell me if enough pilots are interested they will do a survival course in Dublin for private pilots. They run these normal...
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by Bluebeard
Mon Mar 08, 2004 8:28 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Welcome to the New Board
Replies: 9
Views: 4323

Well done, Mark. The black colour will take some getting used to, reminds me of the sort of weather I want to stay far away from ......