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2018 insurance cover
« on: April 04, 2018, 22:27:41 PM »
Real quick post as this is important !!

http://maci.ie/2018/04/04/maci-faces-difficulties-in-obtaining-insurance-cover-for-2018-season/

Good to know now!!  >:(
No more comments now, will catch up with the forum at the end of the week !
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Re: 2018 insurance cover
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2018, 22:51:42 PM »
Hi all,

Quick update on this. Note this is coming from the MACI, not speculation :)

Cover will end on the 14th of April (Saturday) with our current insurer.
If no solution is found, this will de facto stop ALL flying activities until a new insurer is found (work in progress).

As for the refund of the MACI membership, as I asked :) , this might not be possible on a technicality, in the fact that we pay 75€ for joining the MACI, not to pay for insurance (technicality)

At the question how come we received the membership card knowing we will not be potentially insured, the reply was that this is not news to the ones that showed up at the council meeting...

But yet, no communication to the general membership and discipline secretaries when the issue arise, and then they don't understand why I am angry!

Anyway, I have been assured that a solution will be found in time, so as of no, nothing to worry about, carry on :)

Hope that clear up a few things.

Fred
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Re: 2018 insurance cover
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2018, 00:37:26 AM »
Who will arrest me if I fly uninsured? The MACI policeman?
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Re: 2018 insurance cover
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2018, 11:26:58 AM »
He will only arrest you if you crash somewhere and you can't give that guy proof of insurance :)
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Re: 2018 insurance cover
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2018, 11:48:32 AM »

As for the refund of the MACI membership, as I asked :) , this might not be possible on a technicality, in the fact that we pay 75€ for joining the MACI, not to pay for insurance (technicality)

Fred

Surely your MACI membership states that insurance is part of the whole package and if they can't provide the insurance you would be entitled to cancel your membership and be refunded pro rata. They're on a sticky wicket taking monies for something they knew they couldn't provide. I believe that's called FRAUD!

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Re: 2018 insurance cover
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2018, 17:43:13 PM »
Hi all,

Just been confirmed that insurance is sorted out, so enjoy your flying this week end for the lucky ones!!

And congrats to the team who worked on solving this for us!
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Re: 2018 insurance cover
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2018, 18:34:38 PM »
Hi Fred,
    just about to post up too. you are too fast for me!
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Re: 2018 insurance cover
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2018, 18:41:46 PM »
Great News
And again thanks to the MACI members who worked to get the issue resolved,

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Re: 2018 insurance cover
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2018, 14:16:40 PM »
Good to hear