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by hedgehopper
Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou
Replies: 33
Views: 5531

Re: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou

thanks for the clarification higgie. and credit where credit is due to padraig higgins, paul mcmahon and nmai committee , the detail of your workload would take a barrister to unravel. so i dont envy your workload but greatly appreciate your commitment to the sport .
by hedgehopper
Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Future Actions By NMAI
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Re: Future Actions By NMAI

we have fingers and legs crossed for ya paul, keep up the great work.
by hedgehopper
Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou
Replies: 33
Views: 5531

Re: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou

the frence seem to be very informal regarding minium hours but my post regarding getting signed off at 10 hours is probebly a bit tabloid ! i did my uk nppl in france and a paramotor pilot did a conversion to microlight under the french system in 10 hours, his instructor said "pahh u fly better than...
by hedgehopper
Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou
Replies: 33
Views: 5531

Re: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou

the uk caa are a rock of common sense. there attitude towards microlights seem to be " why get a heavy goods vehicle licence if your just gonna drive a car " ! im not quite sure what the comparables are like in the rest of europe regarding training ( and it would be great if someone could post what ...
by hedgehopper
Sun Mar 21, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou
Replies: 33
Views: 5531

Re: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou

heres my 2 cents worth, when i started my microlight training in ireland these were the following requirements as best as i can remember them, minium 40 hours training same inflexable exams as normal ppl and could only be sat every 2 months(i think ) expensive licence, exams and gst 280 mile cross c...
by hedgehopper
Sat Mar 20, 2010 12:04 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou
Replies: 33
Views: 5531

Re: Statement clarifying NMAI position on picket of Aviation Hou

And to add meat to the bones of the last post , 1) could someone post a list of what european countrys accept the uk nppl (m) (which most irish microlight pilots have) without validation and under the 28 day exemption rule and what european countrys dont. 2) whats the average minium training hours r...