Published on June 12th, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer


Irish Air Corps PC-9M attends the Cosford Airshow

The RAF Cosford Airshow returned this weekend after a 3-year hiatus due to Covid-19. Working alongside Ironbird photography and flying in the Cessna 208 Caravan G-EELS, a Royal Air Force photographer captured a number of arriving aircraft including Irish Air Corps Pilatus PC-9M ‘269’ that was on static display for the weekend. These two air-to-air photos of ‘269’ have been released by the RAF.

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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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