Published on September 13th, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer


Ulster Aviation Society Museum Open Weekend

Open Exclusively for European Heritage Open Days, this weekend Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September from 10am – 4pm each day. The Ulster Aviation Society (UAS) will provide talks and tours of their amazing heritage collection of over 40 aircraft housed in two listed, authentic World War 2 hangars.

Why not visit this weekend and see vintage WW2 fighters through Cold War era fast jets, Shorts designed and & built aircraft, light transport, civilian aircraft, homebuilds, military helicopters, support vehicles, engines, artefacts and rare aviation reference materials all with strong links to aviation on the island of Ireland. Special permission has been granted to UAS to open its hangar doors to the public just for European Heritage Open Days.

Learn more about the Ulster Aviation Society at their website at www.ulsteraviationsociety.org

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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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