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Published on January 12th, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer

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Top 10 Articles of 2021

FII celebrated another very busy year in 2021 and here’s a list of the 10 most popular articles on the site last year. Click on the image or headline to read the article.

 1) An Open Letter from an Airline Pilot
I’m a pilot and like so many thousands of other workers in the airline and aviation sector this past year…
 2) So You Want to Be a Pilot?
There is no doubt that the road to becoming a commercial airline pilot is a long and difficult (and expensive!) process but not beyond the reach of the majority of people if they apply themselves…
 3) Aer Lingus A330 Scrapped at Knock
This afternoon Aer Lingus A330-202, EI-LAX, made its final flight from Shannon to Ireland West Airport Knock where it will…
4) First Photos of New C295 for Irish Air Corps
On Tuesday afternoon, the Irish Air Corps posted some photos on their Twitter account of the new Airbus Defence C-295… 
5) Transcript of Conversation Between ATC and Ryanair Flight Diverted to Minsk
The Belorussian authorities have published the transcript of the conversation between ATC and the Ryanair flight that was forced to…
6) Aer Lingus to Operate Cargo Flight from Germany to the USA
Aer Lingus is to operate five cargo flights for a German car manufacturer to the United States over the next…
7) Irregularities found on Qatar Airbus A350 during Painting in Shannon
A Qatar Airways Airbus A350 was in Shannon recently for a repaint into a special paint scheme when some irregularities…
 8) Irish Air Corps PC-9M Emergency Landing
On Friday afternoon, 26th February, an Irish Air Corps Pilatus PC-9M, serial 261 was involved in an incident that resulted…
9) New transport aircraft for the Irish Air Corps? 
As reported in some media outlets, the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence Leo Varadkar, has asked the Defence Forces to…
10) Irish Air Corps to Acquire Two New Maritime Patrol Aircraft
The Minister with Responsibility for Defence Mr Paul Kehoe, T.D., has awarded a contract for the provision of two new…

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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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