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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Today, 15:00
    The buildings behind the church have become very unloved of late. There was a time FORST had an office here, not sure if they still are, but I think...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 14:17
    The whole Naval Base and it's future is still being subject to accidental unplanned interventions by Agencies that have NO interest in it's Service...
    105 replies | 20627 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Today, 13:50
    Given that block 4 is still standing (braced) after a fire that destroyed all but its limestone walls, I doubt that. They were fine buildings in...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Today, 13:22
    Knocking them would be cheaper
    105 replies | 20627 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Today, 13:11
    Isn't Block 8 the one where it is said grain was stored, and rotted, from non use, during the Famine? All that is currently stored in Block 8, where...
    105 replies | 20627 view(s)
  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 12:25
    The one and only Review into Conditions in our Services was in 1992 which was a brave attempt to make Service Life more of the time and age we were...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 12:05
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Often smaller faster ships would go through in their own Convoy.
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Today, 11:09
    na grohmiti replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Don't grey ships get priority transiting Suez also?
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 09:53
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    For those interested it is 3000 nm to Port Said ( 8days transit from Cork) 1 day through the Suez, and another 7.5 days to Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania....
    112 replies | 24712 view(s)
  • Spark23's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:03
    Spark23 replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Yes
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:25
    DeV replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Not sure about structural but their MLU was about 13 years ago and including fitting FITS
    195 replies | 7689 view(s)
  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:21
    EUFighter replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    In 2007 they got a sensor system and avionics upgrade. Any structural work would have been to get them to their expected out of service date. If...
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  • Sparky42's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:07
    Sparky42 replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Haven't the two of them already had significant life extension work done, particularly in regards to the wing?
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:54
    EUFighter replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    See post #162 There is no €10m budget, it is widely reported in the media but was not raised during the debate on the subject. As for the...
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  • Rhodes's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:53
    Rhodes replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    The Air Corps was requested by the HSE to fly emergency call handling staff from Dublin to Co Donegal after a fire at their Dublin centre ...
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  • Jetjock's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:26
    Jetjock replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    The budget of €10m for a new aircraft seems unrealistic but is probably more than sufficient for converting two formerly maritime aircraft into...
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  • Rhodes's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:17
    Rhodes replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Bigger isn't always better. Bigger aircraft need longer and well-serviced runways, which isn't always going to be available when you need it in...
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  • Rhodes's Avatar
    23rd May 2020, 22:20
    Rhodes replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Or just use the Air Corps Learjet. It would have been done and dusted by now if it wasn't for the DoD bureaucrats.
    112 replies | 24712 view(s)
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