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by tally1
Sun Aug 17, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Huge rise in Irish PPl numbers
Replies: 8
Views: 1791

Well yes i would imagine the figure is well on the low side for TOTAl ppl numbers-add in the seemingly common FAA ppl especially for the chopper guys plus the CAA microlight ppl and i would say maybe another 100-200 wouldnt be unrealistic.
by tally1
Sat Aug 16, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Huge rise in Irish PPl numbers
Replies: 8
Views: 1791

Huge rise in Irish PPl numbers

Well from 96 in 2003 to 1007 in 2008 is a massive increase by anyone's standards, especially considering that most of europe and our nearest neighbour seem to have a terminal decline in ppl numbers. I must say that i was suprised that there were only 96 ppl's in the country in 2003. But the numbers ...
by tally1
Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: IAA and Dublin Airport delays
Replies: 1
Views: 895

:roll:
by tally1
Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: keeping an eye on weather
Replies: 12
Views: 3082

Another vote for yaws on the mobile-really excellent idea and well done too so thanks angela. Have been using it for a few years after seeing it recommended on one of the other forums.
by tally1
Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Conemara Spiddel Airport?
Replies: 6
Views: 1680

Hi if its EICA you are talking about things have changed quite a bit since the cessna caravan crash last year. The situation used to be that you rang them up and out you went. The last time(2yrs ago) i was there the landing fee was 10 euro. In the immediate aftermath of the crash it was notamed clos...
by tally1
Thu Jun 26, 2008 12:21 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Africa or Bust?!
Replies: 11
Views: 1975

Yes go for it. Some great flying in africa-real flying and as long as you pick your location/country and do some research on whoever is going to employ you,and it all checks out-go for it. At the very least it will be something to tell the grandkids - if it doesnt suit head back home. Depending on h...
by tally1
Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: The latest flying cow production
Replies: 18
Views: 4039

Great video,great flying and anyone who has seen the flying cow in action will realise how impressive and smooth the flying is. However i find it slightly amusing how the poster above me states "Wow, impressive low-level aeros!" but in another forum states "Personally I call this incr...
by tally1
Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: 155 Flight Plans filed with EINN for Cardiff Cup Final
Replies: 34
Views: 5158

Wow what a thread. Having read it all a couple of things spring to mind so since everyone else is throwing in their 0.02 worth here is mine. This type of heated discussion is so prevalent on internet forums-i just wonder why. Perhaps the written word does not convey what the human voice can? Misunde...
by tally1
Wed Feb 06, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Shannon closed Notam
Replies: 0
Views: 770

Shannon closed Notam

For any you IFR rated pilots who may be heading for shannon this evening be advised a notam has just been released that Einn will close from 1855 to 2105 due ATC staff shortage.

Yours etc
Tally1
by tally1
Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: training in florida
Replies: 19
Views: 3398

Hi I too used OBA and found them very good. I'd like to think i'd recognise a good trainer/instructor when i meet them, and i have to say that the instructors i had at OBA were very very good. I had 3 ( one an embry riddle graduate who taught me the way he had been taught,the second was an ex us nav...
by tally1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flight Plan Rules
Replies: 57
Views: 10402

Easy does it now - no point in burning people here as well as on frequency . A few things do strike me tho and i speak from experience of being in a similiar situation many moons ago so for what its worth...... We all know the rules is the rules is the rules..and they do say that a flight plan is re...
by tally1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 7:56 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flight Plan Rules
Replies: 57
Views: 10402

Wow bigwillie (never thought id actually write that on this type of website :shock: !)

What a post!
by tally1
Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:25 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flight Plan Rules
Replies: 57
Views: 10402

"Usually ATC at this airport are quite helpful, even when it is very busy. ATC really wanted to make a point and decided to "burn" me on a busy frequency. It was like my air law exam all over again. The company that owns the aircraft also has 4 other aircraft based at that airport, pe...
by tally1
Mon Nov 19, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flight Plan Rules
Replies: 57
Views: 10402

yeah atc can be funny about these things. You are correct in in all you said regard to the eiwf to eikl flight and closing at the boundary. The only thing i can think of is that you do need a flight plan to enter class c and as you said you were going to be heading back to eiwf then maybe they wante...
by tally1
Sun Nov 18, 2007 8:20 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flight Plan Rules
Replies: 57
Views: 10402

As always what i write is open to contradiction but for what its worth... Hum is correct ANY time you are departing from, arriving into, or flying thru class C you need a flightplan or to put it simply for any flight in controlled airspace. As you leave class C (laterally or vertical) it is then you...