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Published on July 12th, 2020 | by Mark Dwyer

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Red Bull Matadors Heart for the HSE over Dublin

Last week the Red Bull Matadors were invited to Ireland to draw a giant heart in the sky over Dublin Bay as a tribute to frontline workers. The XtremeAir Sbach 300 pair, flown by Paul Bonhomme and Steve Jones, took off from Newcastle Aerodrome and drew a number of hearts in the sky over Lough Tay Co. Wicklow and over Dublin Bay. Frank Grealish from IrishAirPics.com was on hand for an air to air photo of the Matadors over Dublin to mark the event. See the videos below. The organisers would like to thank the IAA and Newcastle Aerodrome for their help in making the event happen.

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Mark Dwyer

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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