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by Tonybwf
Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:33 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Alouettes....43years!
Replies: 15
Views: 3335

Alouettes....43years!

Hi every1, Im probably going to be slated for this topic but am i alone in being embaressed that the defence forces actually had the alouettes for 43years im not critising air-corps or any operations they performed over the years i just think its bad we had them for so long i aint a fan of it anyway...
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by Tonybwf
Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Waterford Runway Ext....
Replies: 3
Views: 2386

Waterford Runway Ext....

Hi all, i see there was a big discussion on the topic of the runway extension @ waterford, i was wondering i have a friend whos family own a house @ the end of the runway who told me that the airport is buyin there house to make way for a runway ext, i took him @ face value but im wondering is there...
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by Tonybwf
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:16 am
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Aer Arran, Expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 2823

Aer Arann

Hi all,

As i from waterford id love to see this happen for aer arann i think its great idea an hopefully theyl pull threw and send some of them jets to the sunny south-east !!
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by Tonybwf
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Salthill Airshow 2008 - Cancelled!
Replies: 38
Views: 7779

Re..

Hi,

ye definately more support the better....its ideas we need now i think funding is the big issue ?80,000 was mentioned as the cost per annum thats nothing in todays money an if we look to 2009 with proper organisation in fund raising i think its very possible
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by Tonybwf
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:18 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: International Space Station
Replies: 2
Views: 1440

ISS

Hi,

Ye thats probably it....can reach up to -4mag sometimes so easily spotted on a clear night, you should keep an eye when they launch the shuttle youl"l see it chasing the ISS across the sky trying to catch up to dock, anyways the link i left will give all the info you need
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by Tonybwf
Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Salthill Airshow 2008 - Cancelled!
Replies: 38
Views: 7779

RE...

Hi,

ye im all up for ideas and i suppose your right the official line is best cant believe funding was an issue i would of thought funding would be a plenty because it was such a big crowd puller for the region, i am just a student but id help anyway i could......
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by Tonybwf
Tue Dec 11, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: International Space Station
Replies: 2
Views: 1440

International Space Station

Hi all, Just if anyones intrested bout things crossing our skies in the night the ISS is visible this month from Dec10-23rd...Its average altitude is 319.6km to 346.9km when passing threw our skies..speed is 27,744km {17,240mph} so it can complete 15.7 orbits per day lets Ryanair match that ha!!! Th...
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by Tonybwf
Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Salthill Airshow 2008 - Cancelled!
Replies: 38
Views: 7779

Salthill..

Hi all, k people lets not be irish about this and lie down an let this go, an online patition would be a start wouldnt it?? Now i dont know how to set something like that up maybe threw our forum r website does any1 know how to go about this properly....god like this country is unreal murphys law ap...
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by Tonybwf
Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Waterford ???????
Replies: 48
Views: 37103

Waterford Plane Spotters????

Hi all, as i am from waterford i spend alot of my time in the local airport but i always seem to be the only spotter im wondering are they any1 else spotting out there aswell as i think its a good airport for it as it can yeld some good surprises any given day eg...C-47 2weeks ago!!! i people in the...
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by Tonybwf
Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Salthill Airshow 2008 - Cancelled!
Replies: 38
Views: 7779

Salthill Airshow

Hi all, i only learned of the airshow cancelled in the past few days im absouluty disgusted over it this country is a joke but what really annoyed me was today i found out it was due to tree-huggers this sends out the wrong message to them ANTI_EVERYTHING ppl, i think we should do something as was s...