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While working near Salthill today a Air Corps Pilatus passed low level over the residential area I was working in. It flew about 1 mile away (Out of my vision but I could hear it) before passing back again, at equally low level. What a fantastic aircraft they are.
My question is this, why was it in GAlway?? We only usually see the Pilatus our way for the Salthill Airshow, or maybe a one off display, ie Leavally earlier this year.
I know it's not an important topic this but I am just a little curious!!
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EI-DGV Zephyr Microlight wrote:Also guys, what's the cruise on the PC-9M ??
Are they available to civilian use/purchase??
http://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/media/P ... -Sheet.pdf
They seem to be aimed at the military though(pardon pun).
How mush better is this colour scheme though! Cant believe our ones are poxy grey like.
MarBergi wrote:GoGoGadgetGoAround wrote:Bored flying around Kildare all day?
Or students and slightly lost
Id find it extremely difficult to be lost on this Island, especially in the PC-9M as it's equipped with a comprehensive, fully tandem-capable VFR/IFR avionics package for navigation, communication and identification, using state of the art equipment. The IAC PC-9M's feature modern avionics including a Head Up Display (HUD) and Electronic Flight Instrumentation System (EFIS) where primary instruments are displayed.
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