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by Alan Murphy
Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: License Validity
Replies: 7
Views: 2964

The validity period of a PPL is two years. The requirement for revalidation is 12 hours flight time in the 12 months prior to the revalidation , which must include one hour with an instructor. So, even if the validation period starts from last November when the skills test was passed, I would assume...
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by Alan Murphy
Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:37 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Life Assurance for pilots
Replies: 14
Views: 5046

Check the wording on the proposal form carefully. On many of them that I've come across, you do not have to answer the aviation/risk sports questionnaire if you have already answered 'no' to a number of previous health and lifestyle questions.
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by Alan Murphy
Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Pitts group
Replies: 19
Views: 9430

*bump*

Given the revived interest in aeros around here...
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by Alan Murphy
Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: LOOP Aerobatic Beginners Day
Replies: 16
Views: 5500

Good luck guys. It'll be a great day out, for sure.

Brings back dodgy memories of my first competition a couple of years ago. Not pretty... :D
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by Alan Murphy
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Can theory be done early and medical question
Replies: 8
Views: 3202

In relation to the first part of the question, you'll need to complete the ATPL theory in the country in which you plan to take the CPL/IR flight test. You will need to do the PPL theory separately if you plan to do that module in SA. (The IAA and CAA have a cross-recognition scheme in place, whereb...
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by Alan Murphy
Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aerobatic Pilots: Your help needed
Replies: 11
Views: 3349

Dunsie, have been trying to PM you...
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by Alan Murphy
Sat Feb 16, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Pitts group
Replies: 19
Views: 9430

Yes indeed. Check PMs.
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by Alan Murphy
Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aerobatic Pilots: Your help needed
Replies: 11
Views: 3349

Re: Aerobatic Pilots: Your help needed

1) Is there any legal/ permit requirements to fly an aerbatic display in Ireland i.e. Irish Aviation Authority? 2) Is there private individuals in Ireland that would be interested in this task? 3) Any idea of how much this would cost me? In the absence of any display pilots replying: 1) Yes, there ...
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by Alan Murphy
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:51 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Shipping A/c from UK
Replies: 8
Views: 3388

Big Misters shipping in the UK (Felixstowe-based, as far as I can remember) specialise in shipping aircraft throughout the world. Worth getting their advice.
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by Alan Murphy
Tue May 15, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aero's
Replies: 5
Views: 2419

No official instruction available of which I'm aware, I'm afraid. Tis the UK or nothing at the moment.
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by Alan Murphy
Fri May 04, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Ultimate High Ultimate Top Gun Experience
Replies: 30
Views: 9592

What's this, do you not actually get to fly the aircraft at Ultimate High? :?:
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by Alan Murphy
Wed Apr 25, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Share for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 2280

In what type?
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by Alan Murphy
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: PTC -ATPL TRAINING
Replies: 15
Views: 7181

Zyox wrote:What other good alternative is there for an ATPL ground school (via distance learning of course) in Ireland?


There is now mutual recognition of ATPL theory examinations between the IAA and the CAA, so you're not limited to Irish groundschools if you want to do the flying modules here.
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by Alan Murphy
Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: p
Replies: 9
Views: 4224

Top class. Excellent notes, great brush-up and superb support throughout. Best in the business.
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by Alan Murphy
Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aero's.....no not the Chocolate
Replies: 7
Views: 2811

'Better Aerobatics' by Alan Cassidy is the definitive resource. Everything you need to know, from beginner to unlimited, is in there. Others include 'Aerobatics' by Neil Williams, though some people feel that some subjects aren't well enough explained. 'Basic Aerobatics' by Mike Goulian and Geza Szu...