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CASA in Australia lift Jabiru restrictions

Limitations on the use of Jabiru engines have been lifted by Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) following a 20-month investigation into a series of engine failures. The problems were through bolt and valve train failures in the Jabiru fleet...

Tellus Survey – July 2016

Tellus is a ground and airborne geoscience mapping programme, collecting chemical and geophysical data that will inform the management of Ireland’s environment and natural resources. The aircraft operates at low altitude, if you plan on flying in the area...

Rotax Sinking Carburettor Floats

The BMAA has recently received reports that some replacement Floats (fitted to comply with Rotax Bulletin SB-912-067 UL) have also been sinking, in some cases after minimal hours of operation. It is therefore highly recommended to undertake regular checks as per the...

Ikarus C42 Service Bulletin for all models

High hours examples of C42 aircraft have exhibited cracks emanating from the corners of the cut-outs in the main fuselage tube where the nose undercarriage leg and the A-strut are attached. The problem appears primarily to affect high hours...


The NMAI AGM will take place in The Irish Parachute Club, Clonbullogue, Co. Offaly on Sunday 08/05/2016. Every member is requested to attend this meeting as there are a few changes coming and we want you all to have...

Low flying Survey Aircraft over Waterford

The latest phase of the survey involves a Twin Otter aircraft flying at a low height over eastern Waterford, parts of southern Tipperary, Kilkenny and western Wexford and will be in the air from mid-April 2016 for 3-4 weeks...