General Aviation

Published on June 4th, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer


Airborne Survey of Southeast from June Onwards

The latest phase of the Tellus Airborne survey will involve an aircraft flying at low heights from June to Autumn 2019 (weather permitting) over Counties Carlow, Wexford and neighbouring parts of Kildare, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wicklow. The map below (click to enlarge) indicates the area covered by the survey but the Tellus website – – is updated weekly with the planned flight schedule if you want to know more information. Pilots operating from private airstrips should be particularly vigilant for the survey aircraft.

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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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