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by lorax
Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Is this real?
Replies: 14
Views: 2589

Filmed from an aircraft with a gyro stabilised camera pod, note the way the image locks on certain subjects whilst the aircraft continues on track, only a very few in the country to fit the bill, Excellent footage, your tax Dollars at work Methinks.
Lorax
by lorax
Sat Jun 07, 2008 11:10 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: EI-ABI
Replies: 20
Views: 4556

Stovepipe It is my understanding that air lingus engineers working on a voluntary basis originally restored the Iolar, do you think the necessary skills and spirit still exists, regarding the air corps, there are a number of people there who have been quietly restoring vintage airframes and engines ...
by lorax
Sun May 18, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: 123.45 mis use
Replies: 8
Views: 2293

Thanks rudy. have to admit to not knowing that.
L
by lorax
Fri May 16, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: 123.45 mis use
Replies: 8
Views: 2293

Ok what is 123.45 meant to be actually used for?
by lorax
Tue May 06, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: IPC Porter
Replies: 16
Views: 3749

Jackairman
Allow me to welcome you to the flying in ireland website and please accept my congratulations on your very first post. Well Done!
by lorax
Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:16 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: End of VFR time
Replies: 24
Views: 8275

[/quote] Nope! The sun rises in the east and falls in the west. Therefore because of the curvature of the earth, the end of VFR in always a few mins later in Galway and Shannon compare to Dublin.....[/quote] Yes micheal my point being that the end of vfr in the "shannon FIR" is a few minut...
by lorax
Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: End of VFR time
Replies: 24
Views: 8275

Is the end of VFR not determined by the FIR you are in rather than your actual location??
by lorax
Mon Mar 31, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flight Instructor Jobs
Replies: 2
Views: 1884

may I ask where you did the rateing and how much, How long did it take
Thanks
L.
by lorax
Mon Feb 18, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Drop Zone at Ernagh EIER
Replies: 30
Views: 5642

Hi Stovie I am sure the CUB in question did not realise they were passing through an active drop zone, after all its not yet marked on any charts, do you have a red circle reserved on the forthcoming chart? As a regular visitor to EICL I know they keep a sharp watch out for aircraft that wander in. ...
by lorax
Sat Feb 09, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Hangarage
Replies: 10
Views: 2442

well- thats between you and the farmer- how much ground do you need? say 400 X 5 meters for something like an x-air, not really a large amount of ground -see what they charge for hangerage at EIKH, any farmer will be very happy to earn that amount for 2000 square meters on an annual basis. dont forg...
by lorax
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Hangarage
Replies: 10
Views: 2442

To paraphrase a famous cookbook ? first catches your farmer? An add in the farmers journal, you only need a small bit of ground and an auld shed to keep your machine in, a cash crop to with no out lay to the farmer- far in excess of any return he would receive with a crop ? you can even share the fi...
by lorax
Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:50 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Drop Zone at Ernagh EIER
Replies: 30
Views: 5642

Hi stovepipe EICL is well marked on the chart as a drop zone and yet I hear aircraft calling to transit overhead all the time-not a good idea at a skydive centre! On one occasion I heard a corporate heli type tell the jump plane that it was class g airspace and he was going through. I pop in and out...