Do not miss our Caption Competition! If you think you can crack a good joke, give us the wittiest caption for our photo and you could win 0.1 tach for an aircraft in the club as well as some ego and fame in the next newsletter. Take a look at our photo here below:
Read our newsletter for February with all the humour and great photos you’ve come to expect from Dave Timpson! We’re also delighted to celebrate two first solos this month: Colm Wheelan (a student of George Roche – see the photo on the left!) and Gerry O’Brien (a student of Brian Power) are our newest Captains…Details
Name: Calvin Bates Age: 14 License(s): Can’t wait to have all possible! Total Hours: 33+ unlogged hours When did you join Waterford Aero Club? 2007 Best flying memory: Every flight in the air for me is a memory. Although, I loved the flight to the Arann Islands. Worst flying memory: Haven’t got there yet. Tell…Details
Read our interview with Calvin Bates who is under our member spotlight for February and is a fantastic example of a young and enthusiastic student pilot.
A new Member Spotlight for January features Sean Ó Gríofa – read about Sean here.
Name: Sean Ó Gríofa Age: 24 License(s): (f)ATPL, CPL, MEIR, PPL Total Hours: 315 When did you join Waterford Aero Club? 2007 Best flying memory: My first solo, I don’t think there’s a feeling quite like it. Worst flying memory: Near miss somewhere over Jacksonville in IFR Tell us about your last flight? Nothing special,…Details
We wish all our club members a happy new year and safe flying in 2011.
Our December Spotlight is ready to read after finally convincing John Roche to fill out the interview answers… Thanks John! Read our interview with John Roche by clicking here.
We have Dick Cole to thank for his comprehensive and inspiring account of our club history. You can read it here: The Story of Waterford Aero Club. Don’t miss the slideshow with photos both old and new documenting the beginning of the aero club up until recent years, even with a cremation thrown in!