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Published on April 19th, 2015 | by Mark Dwyer

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Great turn out for Birr Fly-In

The flying season got officially underway today with the Birr Breakfast fly-in at Birr Airfield. The event was also an opportunity for the Ormand Flying Club to show off their recently completed clubhouse. You’ll find a selection of photos below, if you would like your photos added just email them to mark@flyinginireland.com

***Next Fly-In, ILAS Field, Co. Wexford, Sunday 26th April from 10:00 ***

Video – Departing Birr by Cathal O’Connell in Zenair CH601XL EI-ESE 



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Sean Bennett’s Boeing Stearman G-THEA. By Ger Hoban

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David Kelly’s Luscombe 8F based at Craughwell, Co. Galway. By Ger Hoban

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Recently imported Piper Cub G-PIPR and based at Navan Airfield. By Ger Hoban

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Paul Keane’s Coonagh based Luton Major. By Ger Hoban

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Bellanca Champion 7EC EI-BBE. By Ger Hoban

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Piper Cub EI-BID. By Ger Hoban

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Helena Duggan’s Limtree based Cub EI-BIO. By Ger Hoban

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Michael Whyte’s Land Africa EI-DZS from Williamstown, Co. Galway. By Ger Hoban

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Michael Tolan’s X-Air Hawk EI-ECZ. This aircraft is based at Crossmolina, Co. Mayo. By Ger Hoban

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The NMAI Flying Group Land Africa EI-FBY dropped in from Limetree. By Ger Hoban

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Birr based Vans RV-7 EI-FEW. By Ger Hoban

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Pat Lanigan Ryan’s Maule MX-7 that visited from Ballyboughal, Co. Dublin. By Ger Hoban

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Waterford Aero Club’s Tecnam P2002 EI-WFD arrived in from Waterford Airport. By Ger Hoban

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Adam Leadley flew his Gemini Flash IIA in from Donegal. By Ger Hoban

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This nicely painted Vans RV4 was a welcome visitor. By Ger Hoban

More photos from Ger Hoban Flickr available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/irishairfields/

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Cessna 172 PH-BIT. By Ian Thomson.

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Vans RV-6 G-ESTR. By Ian Thomson.

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Cessna F172M G-BBTH. By Ian Thomson.

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Vans RV-7 EI-HUM. By Ian Thomson.

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JP Smith flew the NMAI Flying Group Land Africa into Birr. By Ian Thomson.

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Eurostar EV-97 EI-DKW. By Ian Thomson.

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Europa G-BVJN. By Ian Thomson.

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Cessna 172K EI-BPL. By Ian Thomson.

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About the Author

Mark Dwyer

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.



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