Published on December 12th, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer


Squawk 7000 – Aviation News Week starting December 12th

This is Squawk 7000, bringing you a round-up of aviation news for this week starting December 12; the headlines and news is brought to you in association with Flying In Ireland.com. Remember to subscribe and keep us as Ireland’s number one aviation podcast and get the news delivered to your device every Monday morning.

In the headlines this week, The Irish Aviation Authority reminded those who might get a drone for Christmas of the need to register! Michael O’Leary extends his contract with Ryanair from July 2024 to July 2028. An investment programme will see the development of a multi-million euro new College of Further Education and Training Campus in Shannon, incorporating a National Centre of Excellence for 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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