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by Eddie Dillon
Tue Jan 18, 2005 7:02 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: New Shannon Airport website
Replies: 3
Views: 1620

New Shannon Airport website

For all interested in the airport a guy has set up a site about it, with a forum etc. Address is www.shannonairport.pro.ie. Its worth a check out
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by Eddie Dillon
Thu Jan 06, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Commercial training
Replies: 38
Views: 13439

Termignator, if you look at it, there are how many Irish pilots at the moment alone? Im not sure but I do know that its a hell of a lot more than the 90-100 the Air Corps employ. They take on 5-6 cadets every year out of hundreds of applicants. And why do hundreds still apply each year? Its because ...
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by Eddie Dillon
Wed Jan 05, 2005 11:30 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Cirrus at Shannon
Replies: 7
Views: 3113

Cirrus Pilot Makes "Miracle" Landing In Ireland

A Cirrus SR22 being ferried across the Atlantic ran out of fuel and sputtered to a stop just seconds after landing at Shannon Airport in Ireland late on Friday, The Canadian Press reported Saturday. The safe landing was "a great miracle story at the end of 2004," as well as a feat of airmanship, Roy...
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by Eddie Dillon
Mon Jan 03, 2005 8:33 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Cirrus at Shannon
Replies: 7
Views: 3113

Indeed it did. I heard the whole thing on the scanner. The pilot was extremely lucky, ATC really thought he would have to ditch in Kilkee bay.There was a load of fire,gradai and ambulance crews in the town with the blue lights on ATC told him,to help him locate it. He started losing fuel over the At...
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by Eddie Dillon
Thu Oct 14, 2004 12:29 pm
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: How could Dublin ever possibly co-exist with Weston bizport?
Replies: 9
Views: 5896

RV-BLUE, you should say, Cork ATC keep Cessnas in holding patterns etc etc, they like to do things differently down there you see! Only kidding biys. Now up in SNN (or anywhere else in Irl for that matter), things are done right.Theres none of that 80 mile final crap (and I'd say the amount of times...
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by Eddie Dillon
Tue Oct 05, 2004 6:43 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Will American Trans Air come back to Ireland?
Replies: 6
Views: 3036

I believe World are definately gone from SNN but ATA are fairly active with regard to US Army flights. I have often seen up to 3 757s on the tarmac there and spoke to a lot of soldiers there last month.I'm not sure about the Minneapolis flights, never knew about them to be honest