Published on August 21st, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer


Irish Aviation Golf Challenge Trophy

This weekend Ava Pardy presented Dave Corboy with the Irish Aviation Golf Challenge Trophy at Birr Airfield. Dave was the leader of the Bethany House Aviators who won the event held on Friday 5th August. A record of 152 golfers showed their support for the event which raised €23,000 bringing the total raised over the years to €308,000.

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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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