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Post by Dutch Roll » Wed May 03, 2006 10:11 am

bluestar helicopters based at cork are to open a new school for training at waterford airport
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Post by Flyer1 » Wed May 03, 2006 11:13 am

They've been operational at Waterford for a few weeks now.

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Post by Dutch Roll » Wed May 03, 2006 12:13 pm

oh rite, i only heard it yesterday and yer man from the airport said a few weeks!!!
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Post by alphaLaura » Wed May 03, 2006 6:19 pm

Yep, they have a loverly R22 based down in EIWF. Can't remember the reg :\
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Post by Lambada Crazy » Wed May 03, 2006 8:18 pm

They vary Laura, sometimes Its EI-EHD? but it was different today, I saw it in the newspaper.
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Post by Flyer1 » Thu May 04, 2006 12:23 am

Anytime i've seen them in the hangar it was either EI-EHB or EI-EHE.

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Post by Lambada Crazy » Thu May 04, 2006 8:03 am

It probably depends on maintenance, I think its ?350 per hour, Can anyone tell me if this is a good price comparing other schools?
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Post by Dutch Roll » Thu May 04, 2006 3:25 pm

ei-ehd was in cork I think
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Post by -Al- » Fri May 05, 2006 7:02 pm

Lambada Crazy wrote:It probably depends on maintenance, I think its ?350 per hour, Can anyone tell me if this is a good price comparing other schools?


ya same price as exec helis in galway, Ive heard other schools with more expensive prices in other parts of the country though, so I spose 350 is about as low it goes.
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Post by historical-avi-irl.i8.com » Sat May 13, 2006 12:38 am

Yea, pretty much, 10e more expensive at Weston, but infairness that is only due to surcharges, I know the guy who runs the facility at Weston, and the Heli schools in particular are going through fairly turbulent times, trying to keep the prices as low as possible, You'll just have to splash out the full 23,000e for a PPL(H) if you are interested...

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Post by Cosmic » Sat May 13, 2006 9:27 pm

Crikey is that what it costs. :shock: Is that for the minimum 45 hr course?
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Post by Flyer1 » Sun May 14, 2006 1:15 am

I'll stick to them things wings the big things out the side. The ones that only go forward.

I still wonder how they can justify ?350 per hour. I suppose maintenance costs on the heli's is sickening.

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