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    Just adding a link to an Indo story on 280 for...

    Just adding a link to an Indo story on 280 for perusal

    * www.independent.ie/irish-news/brand-new-plane-flies-in-to-help-deal-with-emergency-39096158.html
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    Interesting that there'd be 2 x 280 serials,...

    Interesting that there'd be 2 x 280 serials, maybe a re-reg of one at a later date? As for the April Fools, good catch, but having it arrive on April 1st would have made it better.

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    Sticky: I've followed the EPV/MRV vessel thread with...

    I've followed the EPV/MRV vessel thread with interest since the early 2000's when someone in IMO tried to bait the media that the NS were looking to buy an Absalon class... :)

    A number of...
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    Thanks for the update na grohmiti, best of luck...

    Thanks for the update na grohmiti, best of luck to those flying her. Three PC12s were never going to be enough to do very much, hopefully a) the DoD got a good price on it after the delays with the 3...
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    Apologies if this has already been posted, but...

    Apologies if this has already been posted, but spotted a book by a former Air Corps HEMS pilot on the web. "Medevac: Flying the Irish Air Corps HEMS Mission" by Declan Daly, available on Amazon, not...
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    Plenty of pics around the web of OH-GTH training...

    Plenty of pics around the web of OH-GTH training with the AC

    Approach to Shannon
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1113166872358885&set=gm.1872470826223167&type=3&theater&ifg=1

    At...
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    Heard the C295s to be acquired will be similar...

    Heard the C295s to be acquired will be similar configuration to the Canadian FWSAR models. Unfortunately don't have much additional to add to that in terms of spec etc. Would be great if they had a...
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    Following up on something Chuck mentioned in the...

    Following up on something Chuck mentioned in the Cessna Replacement thread, heard from a good source that a PC12 will be supplied at end of Q1 as an interim to allow training continue
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    Short article on the retirement of the Cessnas in...

    Short article on the retirement of the Cessnas in the Dec-Jan copy of An Cosantoir. Mentions at the end that the delivery of the PC12s will commence in Q2 of 2020. Those in the know, including Chuck,...
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    Air Corps ATC Training with FTE

    Flying In Ireland posted an article re Air Corps ATC training with FTE in Jerez

    * https://flyinginireland.com/2019/10/irish-air-corps-award-initial-atc-training-tender-to-ftejerez/

    Good to see...
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    Saw a pair of them low in close formation around...

    Saw a pair of them low in close formation around Naas on Thursday. Sweet image, thanks lads. Great to see them flying with someone else in the future if the frames are that good.

    The intro of the...
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    With the NZ Army taking a job lot of these over...

    With the NZ Army taking a job lot of these over the next while, what scope is there for our regular Army units considering something similar? Financing is always the pinch point (PCP anyone?), but...
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    August AFM has a small article and picture in the...

    August AFM has a small article and picture in the News section on the retirement of the 172s. Irish Air Letter of July 2019 also noted that 172s 208 and 210 were still noted as being operational...
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    Cool video above :cool: Just briefly back to...

    Cool video above :cool:

    Just briefly back to Adriatic Strike 2019, AFM August 2019 mentions Ireland as a observer too. Short article on it this year, think there was a more in depth article on...
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    Following on from the comment below from DeV on...

    Following on from the comment below from DeV on the Army > Impact of DF or DOD Policies thread


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    Must read closer next time :facepalm: Thanks DeV,...

    Must read closer next time :facepalm: Thanks DeV, great to see them overseas on that exercise with the Slovenians :) Hopefully we'll see aircraft traveling in the future.
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    Do you have a link to that Dev? Thanks

    Do you have a link to that Dev? Thanks
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    Not sure if this story surfaced in the past, but...

    Not sure if this story surfaced in the past, but it's an article from IHS in 2014 detailing how the Air Corps were using SitaWare to build a Common Air Operating Picture (CAOP) which could then be...
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    Short article on the PC12 being unveiled this...

    Short article on the PC12 being unveiled this time last year. Translated from French through Google Translate, so some of the words are a bit Franglais-ish

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    Sorry to see the Cessnas leave the fleet,...

    Sorry to see the Cessnas leave the fleet, definitely deserve a place in a museum for at least one :cool:

    An article from a French blog about the Cessnas, it talks about having the aircraft rigged...
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    An article from 2015 on a French aviation blog on...

    An article from 2015 on a French aviation blog on CASA ops, entirely the authors own thoughts I'd say, but a good Friday afternoon read :)
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    Saw the P72 out and about around Naas on Tuesday...

    Saw the P72 out and about around Naas on Tuesday and Wednesday... definitely a bit too low for the Stobart Air ones to be flying at... :eek: Seems to have a great equipment fit, with a super cool...
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    Thanks for the update! Great to see things moving...

    Thanks for the update! Great to see things moving along and sounds like it's in a positive way for the future too :)
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    A few months on, and a few months closer to the...

    A few months on, and a few months closer to the PC12s coming on stream. Have been keeping an eye on the web for any photos or updates, but all quiet so far. Is there any estimated delivery date for...
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    Some might have already seen it, but here's an...

    Some might have already seen it, but here's an article to some Slovenian PC 9s on a live fire JTAC exercise in Macedonia

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