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Published on June 21st, 2015 | by Mark Dwyer

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Lough Conn Fly-In 2015

Lough Conn Airfield in Co. Mayo ran its annual fly-in Sunday June 14th. The weather was ideal and there was a great turn out of aircraft from across the country. Here are a selection of photos from Ian Thompson and Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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Sikorsky S-92 EI-ICG. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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Limetree based Piper Cub EI-BIO. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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There were several visitors from the East Coast including Piper Cub G-PIPR and C172 PH-BIT. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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EI-BIO. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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The flight deck of Sikorsky S-92 EI-ICG. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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Piper Tri-Pacer EI-EZX. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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Gerry Humphreys and Eddie Goggins make up the AerDynamics display team. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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Gerry and Eddie prior to their display. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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Sikorsky S-92, EI-ICG, “Recsue 118”, starts up as it prepares to depart Lough Conn. Frank Grealish / IrishAirPics.com

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Sligo based SeaRey EI-SEA. Ian Thompson.

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Eddie Goggins Cap 231 in front of the large crowd. Ian Thompson

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Gerry Humphreys in RV-7 EI-HUM. Ian Thompson

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Limetree based Land Africa EI-FLH. Ian Thompson

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Cap 231 flown by Eddie Goggins. Ian Thompson

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SkyRanger EI-WIG now based at Moyglare Co. Kildare. Ian Thompson

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Limetree based Gyro EI-EES. Ian Thompson

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Locally based C-42 EI-ERM. Ian Thompson

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Vans RV-4 G-RVDX. Ian Thompson

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Left base for Runway 09 at Lough Conn. Ian Thompson

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Mark Dwyer

Mark is an airline pilot by profession flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He also instructs on them including tailwheel differences training and is a UK CAA Examiner. He also 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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