Published on October 31st, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer


Squawk 7000 – Aviation News Week starting October 31st

In the headlines this week, Ireland comes in after India as the country with the highest share of female pilots. A busy weekend for Irelands Airports, and the IAA conducts a stakeholder consultation on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) and Geographical Zones.

News this week, too, from the DAA, Cork Airport, Safe Drone Academy, SERE Holdings 247 Aviation, Emerald Airlines, Private Flyer Fest, International Society of Women Airline Pilots, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP, Simtech Aviation.

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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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