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by Gally2
Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: which course???
Replies: 3
Views: 1589

Re: which course???

Bob, I have done exactly what you have said there. I am currently doing a masters with a job offer for this September in Finance industry. I have a few hours under my belt from AFTA for a PPL but i cannot do anymore as i do not have the finances. I applied for the BA and Aer Lingus Cadetships but to...
by Gally2
Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: NFC or AFTA Modular or integrated
Replies: 1
Views: 1389

NFC or AFTA Modular or integrated

Hey Mates, Does anyone have any information or suggestions on whether to begin flight training in NFC in Dublin or AFTA in Cork based on price/training quality etc? And could anyone tell me whether the integrated or modular is better? I know integrated is full on and i would like this but i heard th...
by Gally2
Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:00 am
Forum: Microlights
Topic: General info needed by experienced ppl(m) holder
Replies: 8
Views: 4121

General info needed by experienced ppl(m) holder

Hello everyone, I have begun my ppl training but due to finances I do not think it is affordable for me to continue. I have done some research into a ppl(m). Firstly is it much cheaper than doing a ppl(A) ?? Secondly where in Ireland can I do my training for it?? Or would it be cheaper to do it in t...
by Gally2
Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: Help for being successful in cadet recruitment stage
Replies: 5
Views: 5082

Re: Help for being successful in cadet recruitment stage

Hi Mark,

That information will go a long way thank you very much. Hopefully some of the past/present Air Corps guys on this forum will see the post and hopefully respond but now we have to play the waiting game.

Regards,

Gally
by Gally2
Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:02 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Fixed wing dunker training
Replies: 3
Views: 1755

Re: Fixed wing dunker training

Hi Stovepipe,

Thank you very much for your reply. I can see what you mean. Sounds like you have experience in it.

Is there anything i can do to help my chances of getting in do you know apart from the RDF?

regards,

Gally
by Gally2
Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:36 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: Help for being successful in cadet recruitment stage
Replies: 5
Views: 5082

Re: Help for being successful in cadet recruitment stage

Hi Mark, I have four hours of training under my belt so far in AFTA in Cork Airport while doing my undergraduate course. Should that be enough? I am currently in UL doing a masters and so time is of the essence as you can imagine!! That is great to hear that it is primarily a military job as I have ...
by Gally2
Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: Help for being successful in cadet recruitment stage
Replies: 5
Views: 5082

Help for being successful in cadet recruitment stage

Hello Everyone, I am looking towards a career in the air corps in 2014 when the cadetship recruitment begins again. I have already gone for it in 2012 but i am trying to pull out every stop now before i go again to ensure i have the best chance of getting in? Can anyone recommend anything to do like...
by Gally2
Mon Nov 18, 2013 11:53 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Fixed wing dunker training
Replies: 3
Views: 1755

Fixed wing dunker training

Hi everybody, I was wondering if doing a course in Fixed wing dunker training or helicopter underwater egress training in the National maritime college of ireland helpful for recruitment stages of the air corps cadetship competition? Or what other courses are there out there to help my chances of ge...
by Gally2
Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: Irish Air Corps Pilot Cadetship
Replies: 1
Views: 2719

Re: Irish Air Corps Pilot Cadetship 2014

Mark,

Do you know if there will be another air corps cadet recruitment in 2014?
by Gally2
Sat Oct 12, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland

Raking it in? ha i dont know about that hopefully though ill have enough to get me in the air.... I am trying to see if anyone in Kerry airport has spare seats in their private aircraft (yes thats how desperate i have gotton) i need to be in the air that much...unfortunately this has not throwm up a...
by Gally2
Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:14 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland

Hi Bob, Yes i am in UL. I have been in contact with Limerick flying club and i must say so far they are very helpful (i havent gone up yet to have a chat but i am going to when i get some spare time). Flying clubs are better for friendliness as i have found out from schools who are only interested i...
by Gally2
Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Spare Seat in Kerry Airport Weekends
Replies: 0
Views: 1345

Spare Seat in Kerry Airport Weekends

Hello Everyone, I am from Co. Kerry and i am a student pilot. Obviously as ye all know Kerry does not have any flying club/school. I was just wondering if anybody has any aircraft based in Kerry airport and if ye ever have any spare seat and would like some company would I be able to jump in. I just...
by Gally2
Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:28 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland

Also IrishGuy I am from Kerry but in college in Limerick and hopefully moving to dublin next year. I would obviously like to do it in kerry but there is no school/club there. I know Coonagh is in Limerick i was onto them
by Gally2
Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland

Thank you IrishGuy and ptawse for your replies.

IrishGuy- AFTA are one of the most expensive in Ireland arent they?

ptawse- What are the benefits that a flying club offer that a flying school does not? Or are there any?
by Gally2
Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Advice for starting PPL in Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Advice for starting PPL in Ireland

Hello,

I am new to this site (just joined today). I am very interested in doing my PPL in Ireland.

Can anyone advise me as to the best priced school/club ?

Is a school or a club better?

Where can i rent aircraft upon completing my PPL?

Thanking you in advance :)