Published on January 1st, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer


Top 10 Articles of 2018

Here’s a list of our top 10 article of 2018. This year was another great year for flyinginireland.com, with traffic broadly in line with 2017. Thanks to all our visitors and supporters, wishing you all a very happy and prosperous 2019 from everyone at FII. Click the image or headline to read the full article.

1) Air Corps Announce the Purchase of 3 Pilatus PC-12’s

2) Interested in becoming an Air Traffic Controller?

3) Work Commences on New Dublin Airport Control Tower

4) IAA Recruiting Experienced Air Traffic Controllers

5) What lies ahead for Galway Airport?

6) Is this the end for Waterford Airport?

7) Airbus A321neo for Aer Lingus

8) Brexit and General Aviation in Ireland

9) Angry New York ATC argues with Aer Lingus pilot [ATC Audio]

10) AAIU Statement on Rescue 116 Accident


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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