Belmullet airfield Co.Mayo FII Forum Fly-in & Meal-April
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    by Flyer1 » Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:33 pm

    26th it is....

    I'll do my best to be there... Bit of a slog from EIWF but sure tis time in the sky.
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    by DonalMW » Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:37 pm

    Bit of a slog from EIWF but sure tis time in the sky.


    Stop in either EIAB or EIBR on the way for a cuppa, or perhaps the hotel on EIIR is open for a snack on the way ? ?
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    by Flyer1 » Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:41 pm

    I'll probably go EIWF - EIBT direct, then home through the islands, over Birr direction and then down through Kilkenny just to say "well". Should be a good day out.
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    by DonalMW » Thu Apr 09, 2009 4:20 pm

    Nice..... almost makes me homesick.........
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    by EIWAT » Mon Apr 13, 2009 9:33 am

    I'll be up with Flyer1 in EI-WAT so should be a good day :D
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    by jonkil » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:42 am

    Excellent lads,
    James had a chat with the lady in Belmullet yesterday regarding the catering, so it is something like this:
    No problem regarding the food, will be ready at 1pm sharp.
    We have already confirmed 14 aircraft and will assume most will have 2 POB.
    So if anyone else is coming along then reply to this thread and we can count you in in the catering numbers and attempt to be there for around 12:30.

    Sligo also has the Arthur Wignall 25th anniversary on the Saturday so it may result in a few crews coming over, I am going up to that also on the Saturday and will pop up a notice for the Belmullet do the following day.

    Looking forward to it.
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    by Flyer1 » Mon Apr 13, 2009 3:20 pm

    All we need now is the weather :).
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    by Papa8 » Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:50 pm

    Nice to meet you yesterday Jonkil in Kilkenny. If anyone is going from/via EIKK or EIBR with a spare seat they are looking to fill please get in touch. Bit too long of a journey by car.
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    by Flyer1 » Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:21 pm

    Papa8 if you could shoehorn yourself in to the back of the Tecnam you're more than welcome :lol:.

    I'll ask around EIWF and see if anyone else is heading up on Sunday for you.
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    by willo » Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:14 am

    Nevergiveup and myself hoping to make it to Belmullet also in a Samba XXL

    Have yet to file the relevant flight plan, so will await clearance of same!!!

    Hopefully the weather hangs around for another week>

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    by jonkil » Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:25 pm

    Update..... Tuesday 21st April.

    Long range weather looks OK for Sunday folks. Can I ask that we be on the ground for 12:30 please, in order to eat at the time agreed with the caterers in Belmullet golf club.... the lads at Belmullet are cutting the grass and will have A/G radio for us, lets make it a good show if we can boys.
    Looking forward to meeting a few folk and adding faces to names.

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    by alphaLaura » Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:35 am

    If anybody has a spare seat, would they consider taking me along for the day? I thought I'd be busy for the weekend and hadn't planned on doing any flying Sunday, but plans have fallen through and now I have no airplane bookings.
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    by ifty » Wed Apr 22, 2009 5:07 pm

    Myself plus 1 other will pop along in the car if there is space we will have some food if not no panic.

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    by Flyer1 » Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:47 am

    Just had a quick poke at the weather for the weekend - it's not looking too good lads.

    Is there a back-up weekend planned or will we just stuff it ?
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    by jonkil » Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:13 am

    Looks OK for Sunday, isolated showers around.
    Should be fine for VFR flight, lets wait and see.
    I can post an update on Saturday around 20:00 and call it then.

    Jon

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