Name: John Roche
License(s): PPL with Night Rating
Total Hours: 160
When did you join Waterford Aero Club? 2007
Best flying memory: My first solo cross-country to Shannon
Worst flying memory: Bogging the sportscruiser in saac field… Oops! Sorry fellow group members, forgot to mention that one!
Tell us about your last flight? A trip to Coonagh with Liam Doherty in the Sportcruiser, very enjoyable.
What brought you to flying? I lived in Oz for a while where light aircraft are as common as Ford Fiestas are here.
If you had all the money in the world, what aircraft would you choose to fly? I wouldnt limit myself to just one!
What is your current job? Plumbing/heating contractor.
Other hobbies? Motorbikes, skiing and cycling.
What do you like most about the Aero Club? The friendly and helpful members and instructors.
If you could give a new pilot one piece of advice, what would it be? Just enjoy it!