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by Trigger
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 45335

Really found this a captivating thread, but with a disapointing ending . I feel so sorry for you guys but really well done on getting so far out of 1400. Contributors like ourselvs to FII forum are enthusiasts so to me if you can make it to the last few, and obviously have a passion for aviation, ma...
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by Trigger
Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 45335

HilstonPols. I cannot understand how such a big selection process by so called professionals, can overlook such a basic (albeit stupid) requirement. What is mind blowing is that, to take you to the final interview stage without having filtered out the basic requirements, possibly denied someone else...
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by Trigger
Tue Oct 30, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 45335

Hilston, Michael,
Take it easy lads, if either of you displayed this type of personality trait in the interview, you wont ever be directing Air Traffic so dont get too stressed. :roll:
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by Trigger
Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:33 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: October ATPL Exam Results
Replies: 8
Views: 3470

Ah now Mike yer being a bit hard there ! :shock:
Dont deny a fellah his enthusiasim, EIDW hope once you get em you are sucessfull.
BTW
I remember doing the Leaving Cert and havin to wait the 2 months, and unfortunately it was the quickest 2 months of my life. :oops:
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by Trigger
Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:09 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: PPL Course
Replies: 9
Views: 3479

These exams are not hard there is just a large database of questions you can be asked. Thorough knowledge is required.


Eh Mike!
Not hard ?..... if yer thick like me, and hav'nt done an exam since the last century.... they can be, and were !!! :oops:
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by Trigger
Fri Sep 14, 2007 12:04 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Flying in Ireland Homepage ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2002

Yep I get directed there too. :x
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by Trigger
Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:40 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: PPL Exams
Replies: 15
Views: 7459

Well done !! There you go. I got 89% in Law and was sucessfull in all 4 so the weight is now lifted. I was ready to repeat one or two in Nov and the fact I'm clear is brilliant. For the record THE EASY ONE I got 81% (that's 13 out of 16 right, in the one I was told "sure no one fails that one&q...
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by Trigger
Mon Sep 10, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: PPL Exams
Replies: 15
Views: 7459

Nanolight, Know what ? I thought the Law was OK (the results might prove otherwise!!) You contact The Guards and The AAIU. No munitions of WAR unless specially permitted by Minister of Transport. (If I remember correctly) Yes I agree it's hard to find any of the possible answers, from the paragraph ...
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by Trigger
Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:06 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: PPL Exams
Replies: 15
Views: 7459

Doing PPL Written Exams this Friday....oh shiiii@te :(

Please could you clarify the following
How many questions per sections (a-d)
a) Flight performance and planning.
b) Human performance and limitations.
c) Air law.
d) Aircraft general knowledge.

Thanks

Biggest Loser
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by Trigger
Wed Aug 29, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Funniest RT you heard
Replies: 38
Views: 34997

To this day I do not know if they were taking the mick or not.... As one who calls EIKK home, I'd say the RT was not exactly Shanwick standard, but we do not take the mick ever, it's far too serious for that. Here's how it should have heard Kilkenny radio EI XXX Inbound to the field from the North ...
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by Trigger
Tue Aug 21, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Help needed please! Decision making! Your advice! Please!
Replies: 15
Views: 6808

Not as a aviation man here, maybe more of an oul wise head, why not go to Carlow they have an excellent set up there, at least then you are occupied in aviation, when the medical comes up go for that, and then if medically sucessful plan all your other options. A Carlow go-no-go decision has to be m...
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by Trigger
Thu Aug 02, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Follow Up To 'Tailwheel Flying in Kilkenny'
Replies: 9
Views: 3580

Ah so you're Alpha Laura !! :o
Yes Peter is an excellent instructor.
Weather for Sat is not so good, but I'm giving it a go too.
Might see you there.
Gluckso
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by Trigger
Wed Sep 06, 2006 9:19 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Colour Blindness Test
Replies: 14
Views: 6311

Colour Blindness Test

Rang the IAA medical officer re: this. The airport tower lantern test is no longer sufficient for unrestricted licencing. So I have to do the stupid Ishihara test again, probably fail it again, and then go to the Mater (where Gay ?) the Mater Hospital where they put you in a dark room and after a pe...
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by Trigger
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:43 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Man Killed in Glider Crash near Kilkenny
Replies: 15
Views: 7308

Martin

This last few days has been one of reflection, deep shock, and sorrow at the sudden loss of one of nature's true Gentlemen. Cliches normally banded about at times like this are difficult to avoid, but in truth Martin Mullhall was Kilkenny Airfield, and his loss will be immense at the club to which h...
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by Trigger
Fri Aug 04, 2006 11:42 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Colour Blindness Test
Replies: 14
Views: 6311

Colour Blindness Test

My medical 2 is up for renewal, question is do I have to do the colour blindness test again ??? Cause first time I failed the Mitsubishi test (or whatever it's called) and did the lantern test in Port Lairge (or whatever it's called) airport and passed !!!! Have to say if I could not pass that I sho...