Military

Published on April 15th, 2021 | by Mark Dwyer

0

Video: Irish Air Corps Marks Bremen Flight

On 12th April 1928, aviation history was made. Last Monday, marked the 93rd Anniversary of the Bremen flight from Baldonnel to Greenly Island, Canada. The first successful East-West crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by air. The three crew included Major James Fitzmaurice of the Irish Air Corps.

#OnThisDay 12th April 1928, #aviation #history was made. Today, marks the 93rd Anniversary of the #Bremen flight from Baldonnel to Greenly Island, #Canada. The first successful East-West crossing of the #Atlantic #ocean by air. The three crew included Major James Fitzmaurice of the Irish Air Corps. #military #archives Casement Aerodrome Embassy of Ireland, Ottawa

Posted by Irish Air Corps on Monday, 12 April 2021


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.



Comments are closed.

Back to Top ↑