General Aviation

Published on February 2nd, 2018 | by Mark Dwyer


Survey: The Safety of General Aviation in Ireland

John Owens is currently completing a Master’s program (MSc) in Safety and Accident Investigation with Cranfield University in the UK. Part of this MSc involves a research project. His chosen area of research is General Aviation safety and accident and serious incident causation in Ireland and includes a survey of the Irish General Aviation community. All survey participants will remain anonymous.

When complete, it is intended to publish the results of the research on the General Aviation Safety Council of Ireland (GASCI) website. These results may be of benefit to the Irish GA community.

To take part in the survey, which should take no more than 15 minutes to complete, please click the link below.

If you require any clarification or if you wish to discuss anything further, I can be contacted at Thank you. John Owens.

Survey Link: The Safety of General Aviation in Ireland

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About the Author

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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