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by Higgie
Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: NMAI and Flying In Ireland Fly-in Clonbullogue 2011 Photos
Replies: 11
Views: 3530

Re: NMAI and Flying In Ireland Fly-in Clonbullogue 2011 Photos

I thought that I had done a good bit of flying at the weekend until I read Damiens abbreviated report of the Mizen to Malin trip. this is dedication Just filled out my log book last night, so here are my hours for the Mizen to Malin trip. Friday - Enfield to Birr to Cappaura to Croom to Bantry Total...
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by Higgie
Sun Jun 26, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: General Aviation Safety Council
Replies: 42
Views: 16237

Re: General Aviation Safety Council

Hi All Padraig Higgins here. I am chairman of the subcommittee that was tasked by the National Aeroclub of Ireland (NACI) with setting up the meetings to investigate the establishment of a General Aviation Safety Council. I'd like to take this chance to answer some of the questions raised in previou...
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by Higgie
Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Support Erinagh Airfield
Replies: 80
Views: 34125

Re: Support Erinagh Airfield

Hi Tim Not sure whether it will be of any help or not. the Bord Pleanala report into the proposed super casino in Two Mile borris gives the following as part of its justification for allowing the project to go ahead. "All the best enterprises,tourist and employment generating schemes are speculative...
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by Higgie
Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: Events
Topic: The Kerry Fly In 2011 Aug 27th & 28th
Replies: 13
Views: 5566

Re: The Kerry Fly in at Ardfert Rescheduled

Hi All On behalf of the NMAI, I can't apologise enough. When we organised the NMAI/Flying in Ireland fly for july, back in May we hadn't realised that you had already got there ahead of us.( it definitely was not on our minds to have them Clash!!) Delighted that you have rescheduled and Hope to see ...
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by Higgie
Mon May 23, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: General Aviation Safety Council
Replies: 42
Views: 16237

Re: General Aviation Safety Council

Hi All As Jon said, an excellent meeting with a full and frank discussion of the various problems facing the G.A community. Next meeting is tomorrow night, Tue 24th May at 8 pm in Weston Then Fri 27th May Carlton Hotel Galway at 8pm. More than likely we will have one more in Coonagh. Be represented,...
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by Higgie
Sat May 14, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: General Aviation Safety Council
Replies: 42
Views: 16237

Re: General Aviation Safety Council

Hi ALL
Tuesday 17th of May. Pilot Training college Waterford 8pm
Friday 20th of May. Mount Errigal Hotel Letterkenny.
Dublin 24th of May
Galway 27th of May

Have your say on The Safety Council.
You will get to have an input into future IAA policy.

Its now or never.
Higgie
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by Higgie
Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:26 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: n
Replies: 15
Views: 3699

Re: Fatigue has killed and will kill again.

Hi Kitty Apologies. I've been over and over it. Cant find anything that makes 9hours stick time followed by 4 hours rest followed by another 4 hour duty legal. Companies do sometimes have provisions that allow for split duties but these must also fall within EU-OPS subpart Q. We can all be assured t...
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by Higgie
Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:01 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: n
Replies: 15
Views: 3699

Re: Fatigue has killed and will kill again.

Hi Kitty Just for info. EU-OPS 1. Minimum rest 1.1. The minimum rest which must be provided before undertaking a flight duty period starting at home base shall be at least as long as the preceding duty period or 12 hours whichever is the greater; 1.2. The minimum rest which must be provided before u...
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by Higgie
Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: n
Replies: 15
Views: 4660

Re: Emergency Landing in Connemara (Letterfrack)

Hi All I heard that there were 3 microlights in the same friendly farmers field on Sunday. Its amazing that big cessna drivers assume that every landing on grass has to be an emergency. I landed in four fields over the last two weeks, none of which had ever seen an aeroplane before. If the rumors ar...
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by Higgie
Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:03 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: n
Replies: 15
Views: 3699

Re: Fatigue has killed and will kill again.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12988806" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; At Mass last week the Parish priest gave a great explanation of where the phrase "Jesus Wept" came from. Strange that I couldn't get it out of my head when I was watching those two videos Higgie Remember " The willi...
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by Higgie
Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:44 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: New Half Million Map
Replies: 0
Views: 992

New Half Million Map

Hi All I have been contacted by Michelle Taylor who is putting together information for a new 1:500,000 map. If you want to have your strip shown with a symbol them please contact her at Michelle Taylor Pans Ops & Airspace Irish Aviation Authority 087 6115456 Michelle.taylor@IAA.ie regards Padraig
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by Higgie
Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:31 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Birr Breakfast Fly-In (March 27th)
Replies: 8
Views: 3765

Re: Birr Breakfast Fly-In (March 27th)

Boys oh Boys What a day, What a day. Headed down at 2500' with about 5 miles vis Magic breakfast, Multitude of RV.s being thrown about by Gerry Humphries, Dave Bruton and others Bucker Jungmann, what a machine, god I'd love to get my hands on it. 3 Sambas doing a nice bit of formation, MIG being dem...
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by Higgie
Mon Feb 14, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: Use ofMogas containing Ethanol
Replies: 1
Views: 4476

Use ofMogas containing Ethanol

Hi All We have just recieved New IAA publications. Airworthiness Advisory Memoranda AAM 02/11 the use of Mogas in aircraft Aeronautical Notice AN A.16A Use of Mogas in certain light aircraft Aeronautical Notice AN A.16B Use of mogas in Microlight aircraft I will get Jonkil to post them on the NMAI w...
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by Higgie
Mon Feb 14, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: New AAM and AN16A and 16B Ethanol in Mogas
Replies: 1
Views: 1137

New AAM and AN16A and 16B Ethanol in Mogas

Hi All We have just recieved New IAA publications. Airworthiness Advisory Memoranda AAM 02/11 the use of Mogas in aircraft Aeronautical Notice AN A.16A Use of Mogas in certain light aircraft Aeronautical Notice AN A.16B Use of mogas in Microlight aircraft I will get Jonkil to post them on the NMAI w...
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by Higgie
Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: NMAI Challenge Trophy.
Replies: 18
Views: 15360

Re: NMAI Challenge Trophy.

NMAI cup Wrestled away from Tibohine Airfield today by Mark Dwyer. Due to be delivered to Dalys field in Tullamore. Transit stop at Limetree Airfield enroute. Couldn't figure why the lads in ECW were laughing so much over the radio as they were departing. Returned to EEH to continue our journey. The...