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Published on June 15th, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer

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Airspace Restrictions at Clifden today

The IAA have published details of a Temporary Restricted Area over Clifden town today, Saturday 15th June, while events take place to mark the centenary of the Alcock and Brown transatlantic flight. Aircraft inbound to Cleggan airfield for the event should note the times of the TRA as the airfield falls within the restricted area. The details, published by NOTAM, state:

A RESTRICTION (TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA) TRA ON THE FLYING OF AIRCRAFT INCLUDING SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT AS DEFINED IN S.I NO.563/2015, SHALL APPLY IN AIRSPACE OVER CLIFDEN, CO GALWAY CONTAINED WITHIN THE FOLLOWING LIMITS: A CIRCLE RADIUS 5.0NM CENTRED ON 532924.00N 0100112.00W. AREA RESTRICTED TO USE BY SEARCH AND RESCUE (SAR), STATE AIRCRAFT,EMERGENCY AIR AMBULANCE AIRCRAFT, AND ANY AIRCRAFT SPECIFICALLY AUTHORISED BY THE CONTROLLING OFFICER OF THE AIR CORPS, DEFENCE FORCES IRELAND. ANY QUERIES MAY BE ADDRESSED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE IAA BY EMAIL AT FOD (AT) IAA.IE OR TEL:00 353 1 6031117/1148/1410 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 0900HRS AND 1700HRS LOCAL MONDAY TO FRIDAY. SEE WWW.IAA.IE.

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FROM: 15 JUN 2019 13:45 TO: 15 JUN 2019 15:00

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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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