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by conor_mc
Tue Apr 12, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: ATPL Ground school
Replies: 7
Views: 2965

Mike C, from looking at PanAviation's website, they say you need to have completed a PPL to register. I'm not sure if that's an IAA/JAR requirement though, or simply a school rule.
by conor_mc
Tue Apr 12, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aer Arann to fly to the US
Replies: 8
Views: 4489

I would have considered them to be very profitable in terms of the scale of their operation, but not profitable to the extent of purchasing a longhaul aircraft.

I suppose a lease agreement isn't out of the question. Best of luck to them with it.
by conor_mc
Mon Apr 11, 2005 2:31 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Headset
Replies: 20
Views: 7819

I got a good deal on a set of Sennheiser HME100SE's from here http://www.cae-aviation.com/shop/default.asp They had free delivery on orders over ?300 at the time so I threw in gel earseals and a couple of other minor bits and bobs. They're Luxembourg-based, I believe. Delivery was very quick.
by conor_mc
Mon Apr 11, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Weston
Replies: 65
Views: 19776

I believe Gormanston is one of the sites earmarked for the governments affordable housing scheme. Pity, it'd be nice to only have to travel 2 miles to an airfield! :wink:
by conor_mc
Wed Feb 09, 2005 10:35 am
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: New Irish Aviation lobby group
Replies: 4
Views: 1770

Afraid not EI841....
by conor_mc
Tue Feb 08, 2005 3:04 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: New Irish Aviation lobby group
Replies: 4
Views: 1770

Great stuff Aeroskid, I've just spotted this after posting a reply to your pprune thread. I'm looking forward to reading your discussion papers and contributing in some way to the resulting debate. I agree that the current attitude in government towards aviation is appalling, and any effort to "acce...
by conor_mc
Thu Jan 13, 2005 12:10 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Started PPL(A) in Ireland, feasible to complete in USA?
Replies: 12
Views: 3373

http://forums.flyer.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=10893 This discussion might be useful to read. It refers to changes in LASORS 2005, which would seem to suggest that there has been a shift in policy with regard to flight training completed at a non-JAA school. As I understand it, it used to be that you ha...
by conor_mc
Wed Dec 01, 2004 9:04 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Drogheda Flying Club
Replies: 23
Views: 6968

Great stuff led, it'd certainly be great for a fledgling club if your plan works out. I've received a few pm's from individuals interested in a new club, and I'd still like to go ahead and have that discussion, hopefully before the Xmas drinks begin in earnest (i.e. sometime in the next fortnight). ...
by conor_mc
Tue Nov 30, 2004 4:56 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Drogheda Flying Club
Replies: 23
Views: 6968

Hi All, It looks unlikely that a meeting will go ahead this evening (Nov 30th). If you are interested in seeing a flying club set up in the Drogheda/Balbriggan area, please pm me with a name and contact number. However, please don't feel that expressing an interest would mean having any sort of obli...
by conor_mc
Sun Nov 21, 2004 3:14 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Drogheda Flying Club
Replies: 23
Views: 6968

Would anybody be interested in meeting up to discuss this idea further in person - it seems like we have at least 5 interested parties in the Drogheda/Balbriggan area (EIJ, nosedive, led & friend, and myself). To get the ball rolling, I'd suggest the Old Mill Hotel in Julianstown as a halfway house,...
by conor_mc
Mon Nov 15, 2004 4:31 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Drogheda Flying Club
Replies: 23
Views: 6968

Perhaps then a trailered aircraft stored locally might be a solution - unless a local farmer offers his land for a grass strip! :wink:
by conor_mc
Sun Nov 14, 2004 4:07 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Drogheda Flying Club
Replies: 23
Views: 6968

It certainly would be worth speaking with the commanding officer in Gormanston - I've actually been thinking along the same lines as EIJ myself recently and I've read somewhere that civvie operations from a military aerodrome are at the discretion of the aerodrome OC - I'll try to dig out the refere...
by conor_mc
Sun Nov 14, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Drogheda Flying Club
Replies: 23
Views: 6968

It certainly would be worth speaking with the commanding officer in Gormanston - I've actually been thinking along the same lines as EIJ myself recently and I've read somewhere that civvie operations from a military aerodrome are at the discretion of the aerodrome OC - I'll try to dig out the refere...