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by zulu10
Tue Apr 18, 2006 9:05 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: opening vfr and ifr flight plans in eire
Replies: 12
Views: 5759

VFR

MightyCelt If you are at galway during tower operational times then the zone becomes class C(controlled) else class G. To enter or exit class C you need a to have filed a flight plan. You can as you mentioned file a plan over the radio before startup with the tower and you will be cleared out of the...
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by zulu10
Thu Feb 23, 2006 12:20 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Lack of Instructors
Replies: 10
Views: 3717

Correct but not completely. Unless you have a CPL license you can not be paid to instruct. Hense add another 8k for the CPL license if you want to earn small money. 21k and rising....
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by zulu10
Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:35 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Lack of Instructors
Replies: 10
Views: 3717

Firstly you need the CPL Knowledge examinations. They will cost you about 5k before your finished including exam fees. Then if your still interested and dont consider the airlines after all your hard work you will need to spend another 8k at least on the actual instructor rating. And thats just for ...
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by zulu10
Mon Feb 20, 2006 8:28 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Lack of Instructors
Replies: 10
Views: 3717

Unless the authorities do something soon then PPL instructing will be a thing of the past in Ireland. The requirements for a FI rating are ridiculously high and were designed solely as a stepping stone for wanabee ATPLS by JARS. With the current healthy climate in Pilot recruitment expect to see mor...
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by zulu10
Tue Mar 22, 2005 5:06 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: EIKN Yesterday? (12/03/2005)
Replies: 10
Views: 3466

This site is so informative at times!
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by zulu10
Tue Mar 08, 2005 2:00 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: FAA IR
Replies: 12
Views: 4591

Thanks for your comments. Ok, I am the holder of a JAR PPL(A)/CPL(A) both issued by the IAA but I also hold a faa PPL/IR. Accordingly I cannot convert the FAA/IR to JAA/IR without doing the whole 50 hours again. However my understanding is that as the IR is a rating and not a licence that it could b...
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by zulu10
Sat Mar 05, 2005 9:42 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: FAA IR
Replies: 12
Views: 4591

Sure, Having a full faa PPL may clear the grey area but with regards to safety I would think that the JAA ppl/faa ir holder would be a safer pilot in JAA land than the FAA ppl/ir holder who has been trained fully on the US system.Either of these qualifications will give you IR priveledges in an N re...