Published on May 2nd, 2021 | by Mark Dwyer0
Tellus Survey to Restart this Month
The now-familiar de Havilland Twin Otter (C-GSGF) operated by specialist survey company, Sander Geophysics Ltd, will restart survey work over Counties Laois, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Waterford, and neighbouring parts of Kildare, Carlow, Offaly and Cork (see map below). The current phase of the Tellus survey is recommencing in early May, following a planned break, and is expected to conclude in late summer/early autumn 2021. For up to date information and the planned weekly flight schedule, please visit www.tellus.ie.
The aircraft will fly at around 200ft over rural areas rising to 800ft over urban areas. General Aviation pilots should be aware of the possibility of encountering this aircraft, especially during the takeoff and landing phases. There are multiple private airstrips in the survey area, many of which are not on the Aeronautical chart and as a result will not be known to the survey pilots. The Twin Otter will be operating at about 115 knots, which may make it difficult to spot from the ground. To get further information about the precise daily movements of the survey aircraft, you can contact the Tellus team by Freephone 1800 45 55 65, Email firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter @TellusGSI and www.tellus.ie