General Aviation

Published on July 25th, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer


Flight Restrictions in Galway this Week

A restriction (Temporary Restricted Area) on the flying of aircraft, including Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as defined in European Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/947, shall apply in the vicinity of Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit, Co. Galway, in the airspace contained within the undermentioned:

Lateral limits: Radius of 0.75NM centred on 53º17’41” N, 008º59’41” W

Vertical limits: SFC to 1500 feet AMSL

Duration: The period of the restriction shall be from 0900hrs UTC to 1900hrs UTC daily from July 25th to July 31st 2022 inclusive

Full details of the restrictions are available here.

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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