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by nosedive
Sat Nov 21, 2009 7:20 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Runway 13/31 EINN
Replies: 12
Views: 2604

Is Shannon not still one of the great GA assests in Ireland?? Without it where else would us weekend warriors get to fly into a large international airport? The last time I flew into Shannon it was a great buzz especially watching American Airlines climb out as we prpared for final and landing long ...
by nosedive
Thu Oct 22, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: 'Them clouds have hills
Replies: 6
Views: 2268

:shock:
by nosedive
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Vortex smoke rings
Replies: 7
Views: 2408

Ha! That is COOL! :D
by nosedive
Sun Aug 02, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Dream Bus.
Replies: 23
Views: 4238

Ooh decisions decisions!

EC135 to get me to and from a Piper Meridian or Cessna Grand Caravan.

I reckon a citabria for kicking about on a Sunday would be nice too.

....I am being greedy??
by nosedive
Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Relentless Stupidity in Abbeyshrule
Replies: 53
Views: 12434

Note: no remarks form anyone complaining about this whan asked to give an example!
by nosedive
Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Life Assurance for pilots
Replies: 14
Views: 3445

I found that my premium almost doubled after flying was entered into the equation; try explaining the link below to a broker - I'm sure there's no extra premium for GOLF!!

http://sasthamcotta.wordpress.com/2008/ ... the-world/
by nosedive
Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:29 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Relentless Stupidity in Abbeyshrule
Replies: 53
Views: 12434

Hi all, would someone please explain to me what actually happened to kick all this off and happened to this 'visiting aircraft from the UK'? There's a lot being said and obviously some strong feeling out there but can we have some real life examples of the difficulties faced in flying into Abbeyshru...
by nosedive
Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: videos
Replies: 117
Views: 26532

ok ok i'll stick to run of the mill flying stuff so......
by nosedive
Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: videos
Replies: 117
Views: 26532

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wN9CzLnK ... re=related

Unbelievable - absolutely unbelievable, this really will surprise you........
by nosedive
Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:27 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Flight Simulator Centre in Shannon
Replies: 6
Views: 3060

Does anyone have any cost info/opening hours for the sim centre mentioned?
by nosedive
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: COMMENTS ON THE NEW IRISH VFR MAP
Replies: 87
Views: 23670

Finally ordered my own copy last week and have to say, I'm fairly unimpressed with the new 500k chart. It seems unnecessarily cluttered and I fail to see th logic in the new notations for runway orientation and location. What was wrong with the little red strips in a circle indicating runway directi...
by nosedive
Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:47 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Cheap flying - (you just need to be immortal & insane!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1053

DDuuuuddde!!!!
by nosedive
Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Buying a G reg microlight....
Replies: 7
Views: 1554

Thanks guys - I have a PPL (M) and the aircraft is indeed a microlight Micros are all I ever plan to fly in some shape or form... BuggyB thanks for the input - it's all food for thought though I have to admit I never considered getting the aircraft ferried over. As always, any comments are welcome, ...
by nosedive
Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Buying a G reg microlight....
Replies: 7
Views: 1554

Thanks for the responses guys - all sounds feasible enough. Now all i need is the courage to actually commit funds and get my hands on a machine!

Thanks again guys.
by nosedive
Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Buying a G reg microlight....
Replies: 7
Views: 1554

Buying a G reg microlight....

Hello all, I find myself in the nice position of being in the market for an aircraft and need a little advice. I have my eye on an aircraft based in the UK and just wonder what the complexities are about buying it and operating it here on am irish license. The aircraft in question is a permit aircra...