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  • Wed

    RAeS Lecture “Building and Flying a Homebuilt Aircraft”

    8:00 pmWynns Hotel, Abbey Street, Dublin 1

    SPEAKER:               Mr Ken Townsend, Private Pilot

    TITLE:                     "Building and flying a Homebuilt Aircraft “

    DATE:                     Wednesday 14 Dec 2016 



    Ken started, his journey into aviation with radio controlled planes, which led to the “real aircraft” from which he received his pilot’s licence in 1986.

    He decided to put his hands to building a Colibri homebuilt aircraft which he recently successfully completed and flown.

    Ken’s presentation will be on the construction this “off the plans”  built aircraft , including video of the test flight.

    He currently flies out of the Newcastle Airfield and the  I.L.A.S. field south of Wexford where he keeps EI-EWZ.

    His presentation will describe the highs and lows of undertaking such a project.

    Members and Non-Members Welcome !

    8.00  pm -  Wynn’s Hotel, Dublin 1.

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