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  • Tue
    16
    Feb
    2021
    4:00 pmOnline (Zoom)

    Join our Live Information Event Webinar for the MSc Aviation Management.
    When: Feb 16, 2021 04.00 PM Dublin

    Register in advance for this webinar:
    https://dcu-ie.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8yiudVGFTQy_Axje8IqybA

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    Aviation is a force for economic and social development, encourages investment, stimulates infrastructure expansion that benefits various industries and has significant domestic and international economic linkages. These benefits, however, are provided at a high environmental cost. Locally, communities around airports often suffer from noise and air pollution. Around the globe, the carbon intensity of the aviation sector has posed significant challenges with respect to climate change adaptation and mitigation.

    This taster lecture discusses:

    • The environmental performance of the aviation industry
    • The public reaction to aviation’s impact on the environment
    • How regulators and various stakeholders have reacted to the pressure to control and mitigate negative externalities
    • The complexity of environmental KPIs

    Presenter: Dr Marina Efthymiou, Program Chair of MSc Aviation Leadership

    Dr Marina Efthymiou is Assistant professor in Aviation Management and the course director of MSc Management (Aviation Leadership) at Dublin City University. Prior to this, she was working for the University of West London and before that for EUROCONTROL – the International Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation based in Brussels.

  • Sat
    27
    Feb
    2021
    9:00 amOnline (Zoom)

  • Tue
    09
    Mar
    2021
  • Thu
    11
    Mar
    2021
    7:00 pmOnline (Zoom)

    Join instructions will be published here closer to the time.

  • Wed
    07
    Apr
    2021
  • Mon
    12
    Apr
    2021
    7:00 pmOnline

    Celebrating the 93rd anniversary of the first East to West Transatlantic flight that changed the world and an update on the Portlaoise Plane.

    The organisers of this online event look forward to welcoming you to their first virtual commemoration marking the incredible achievements of Col Fitzmaurice, the impact of the Portlaoise Plane during his formative years in Laois and the legacy of the Bremen flight. The exact running order will be confirmed over the coming weeks but the evening will include ;

    • A welcome from Teddy Fennelly; Chairman of the Col Fitzmaurice Commemoration Society
    • A short video to document ‘The Impossible Dream’ project - a specially commissioned suite of music by composer Martin Tourish inspired by the life of Col James Fitzmaurice for the Music Generation Laois Trad Orchestra.
    • Statements from The Irish Air Corps and the German Ambassador
    • An update on the restoration of the Portlaoise Plane

    The event takes place on 12th April from 19:00 to 20:30 online. You can register for the event here.

  • Thu
    22
    Apr
    2021
    9:00 amIrish Aviation Authority Conference Centre
    * * * The European Aviation Wellbeing Conference has been rescheduled to April 2021. The exact date will be confirmed on due course * * *

    About this Event

    We are bringing together aviation experts to discuss wellbeing solutions around the human factors and safety challenges.

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    This year, the European Aviation Wellbeing Conference is organised by the European Aviation Wellbeing Committee, a non-profit organisation established to reduce the gap and act as a mediator between regulators, organisations and aviation professionals to enhance safety and resilience.

    The conference brings together a diverse range of aviation leaders sharing the same vision towards integrating resilience, and improving both mental and physical performance within the aviation industry.

    "We hold a strong belief that only from personal experience in the industry and a deep understanding of our specific environment, we can bring solutions that are practical and sustainable and that matches the daily challenges of our industry. Only through collective cooperation we can influence sustainable change" - Valentina Fitzpatrick, EAWC Founder.

    The EAWC conference is the only platform that focuses on the human challenges, and uses its own sources and talent within the industry to deliver a message of transformation and growth into a new holistic culture in aviation.

    Last year it was highlighted the well-known challenges in our industry. This year, the discussion is moving forward taking positive action focusing on both practical and theoretical solutions that come from the core of our industry.

     

    Who will participate

    • Airline Directors, Management & Supervisors
    • Approved Training Organisations (ATO’s)
    • Airline HR
    • Safety Instructors
    • Ground Operations
    • ATC Instructors
    • SIM Instructors
    • Air Accident Investigators
    • AC Engineering Management
    • CRM Instructors
    • Crew Control Management
    • Aero-Medical Staff
    • Flight Training School Management

    Individuals seeking to enhance their awareness in the fields of wellbeing, safety and human performance in aviation

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    Conference program

    8:00-8:30 AM - Registration

    08:30-9:00 AM - Breakfast / Networking

    09:00-09:15 AM - Organiser Opening Address

    09:15-09:45 AM - Nevin Phoenix | Director - Kura Human Factors

    09:45-10:05 AM - James Bushes | Pilot - Loganair

    10:05-10:30 AM - Mid-Morning Break / Networking

    10:30-10:55 AM - John Franklin | Head of Safety Promotion - EASA

    10:55-11:15 AM - Noreen Finan | ATC Training and Development Specialist, IAA - Entry Point North Ireland

    11:15-11:35 AM - Mandana Kazem | User Centred Design (UCD) Specialist - ARUP Aviation

    11:35-11:55 AM - Liz Colville | Head of Inflight Services - Stobart Air

    11:55-12:30 PM - PANEL SESSION

    12:30-13:30 PM - Lunch / Networking

    13:30-13:50 PM - Owen Sims | Training Captain

    13:50-14:10 PM - Carl Eisen | Airbus A300 Captain & Founder of Mindful Aviator

    14:10-14:30 PM - Helen Heenan | Q400 Captain & CRM Trainer

    14:30-15:15 PM - PANEL SESSION

    15:15-15:20 PM - Organiser Closing Remarks

    15:20-16:00 PM - Networking

    * The Conference is moderated by Jim Wylie, ATC Specialist

  • Sun
    16
    May
    2021
  • Tue
    15
    Jun
    2021
    7:00 pmOnline

    The Airline Pilot Club will host an online event next Tuesday evening that is open to all to attend. It will feature an expert from ASG ATO who will be putting the spotlight on the ATPL exam topic of Principles of Flight. This is an important topic that plays into two key Competencies – Flight Path Management Manual and Automatic. It will include tips on how to study for this exam and how to use the knowledge at your airline interview.

    The event is on Tuesday 15th June at 18:00 UTC (19:00 Irish time), you can register for this free event here.

  • Sat
    19
    Jun
    2021
    Sun
    20
    Jun
    2021
    ILAS Field, Co. Wexford

    EVENT POSTPONED

  • Sat
    26
    Jun
    2021
    12:00 pmCarrickmore Airfield

    Carrickmore Flying Club near Omagh in N. Ireland are hoping to run a fly-in event on Saturday 26th June 2021. BBQ will be held from 13:00 onwards.
    Carrickmore Flying Club is situated near Omagh in N. Ireland.
    Airfield details are as follows:
    2 NM S of Carrickmore, co-ordinates:
    N 54:34.276
    W 007:02.654
    Freq: 129.830
    Elev: 541ft
    RW 08/26
    Length: 457 x 5 metres
    All circuits are performed to the north of the field so it's a left-hand circuit on RW 08 and a right-hand circuit on RW 26.
    Pilots familiar with STOL operations welcome.

  • Sat
    26
    Jun
    2021
    Sun
    27
    Jun
    2021
    12:00 pmTibohine Airfield, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon
  • Thu
    08
    Jul
    2021
    7:00 pmOnline
    Join AFTA on Thursday 8th July at 7pm IST to learn about the Ryanair Mentored Programmes available at AFTA and with a special guest!

    Whether you have zero flight hours or many, AFTA will be telling you all about the different Ryanair Mentored Programme options: Ab-Initio, Gateway 1 and Gateway 2 to suit your experience. They will also be joined by special guest, Captain Paul Kelly, Chief Instructor at Ryanair, who will speak about his experience and career to date and how he became a Ryanair pilot.

    Register HERE.

  • Sat
    17
    Jul
    2021
    Sun
    18
    Jul
    2021
    ILAS Field, Co. Wexford

    ILAS are grabbing their chance and going ahead with their postponed 2021 Mid-Summer Fly-in on Saturday and Sunday, the 17th and 18th July at EIIF. 

    Here are a few things to bear in mind:

    • Covid - 19 arrangements are in place on the Field and we would ask all to co-operate with guidelines and observe social distancing rules etc
    • A PPR call to Aidan Power on: 087 676 5207 would be appreciated beforehand.
    • For pilots not familiar with the Field or those wishing to refresh memories please refer to the ILAS Field Data sheet and Local Traffic Procedures,
  • Sat
    24
    Jul
    2021
    1:00 pmDerryogue / Kilkeel

    Some information for those attending the Kilkeel Fly-in on Saturday 24th July by both air and road:
    Once again the Mourne Flying Club and the Nicholson family look forward to welcoming you to our annual Fly-In BBQ for charity.
    Airfield details are as follows:
    N: 54.03.041
    W: 006.01.786
    Runway 01/19 Dimensions 790m x 12m grass
    Airfield Elevation: 68 ft amsl
    Frequency: 123.45 Mhz
    For further details please contact
    Gary Nicholson +44 7740 984246
    Greg Nicholson +44 7802 460966
    Information for Pilots:
    Freecall 123.450 for airfield information and joining instructions.  is an uncontrolled airport so all communications from the ground are for information purposes only, all manoeuvres are at pilot discretion. We will be as helpful as possible with setting up the circuit and assisting all aircraft on arrival and departure. Maintain a good visual awareness, the circuit can be very busy with up to 5 or 6 aircraft at any given time. Maintain good separation and do 'S' turns if necessary on the approach. Be aware aircraft may also be backtracking. Most aircraft will be arriving about 1300 local time.
    All circuits will be done to the WEST of the airfield. Left hand circuit if 01 is in use and right hand circuit if 19 is in use. On the aerial view attached below there are a few highlighted areas which we would like all pilots to avoid to create as little disruption for the neighbours as possible, this is gratefully appreciated.
    On the ground there will be marshallers to assist with parking.
    For departures and Go-Arounds we would ask that runway heading is maintained until 500ft AGL for noise abatement then make a left or right turnout as required.
    An alternative airfield is "Aughrim", which is 1.8 niles North of Derryogue landing on runway 35 only.
    Enjoy the fantastic the scenery the Mournes have to offer on the way!
    Information for everyone else:
    No drones under any circumstances.
    We ask that dogs are not brought to the day, as they can run into harms way and cause problems.
    Also aircraft can be dangerous and fragile. Never approach an aircraft that has a running engine, propellors can become invisible when turning. Please respect people's airplanes, do not touch any aircraft or any propellor, propellors can start without warning if moved. Do not cross the runway unless escorted at the designated crossing point.

  • Wed
    28
    Jul
    2021
    3:00 pmOnline (Microsoft Teams)

    The IAA will host an online briefing session using Microsoft teams next Wednesday, July 28th from 1500-1630. This briefing session is an opportunity to clarify the Review of Irish Airspace Proposals as outlined in the consultation documentation.

    Briefing Session Agenda:

    • Overview
    • Discussion
    • Next steps

    A link to the Teams Meeting can be found HERE.

  • Sat
    07
    Aug
    2021
  • Mon
    09
    Aug
    2021
    7:00 pmOnline (Zoom)

    A Zoom call to discuss the current IAA Airspace Change Proposal as outline here. If you plan on making a submission and would like to join the call, please email mark@flyinginireland.com for details.

  • Tue
    17
    Aug
    2021
    7:00 pmFacebook Live
    Hear about the life, early career and achievements of the Portlaoise man who was part of the first East- West Transatlantic flight in 1928, from Teddy Fennelly who literally wrote the book on Fitzmaurice!
    This is a recording of a presentation Teddy gave to the Conference "Irish Aviation, Past, Present and Future" at part of the Alcock and Brown 100 Celebrations in Clifden in 2019. A Heritage Week event.
    Link to the event here.
  • Sat
    28
    Aug
    2021
    Sun
    29
    Aug
    2021
    ILAS Field, Co. Wexford
  • Sat
    28
    Aug
    2021
    Sun
    29
    Aug
    2021
    10:00 amCauseway Airfield

    All welcome to our annual fly-in. The start time will be 10:00 am on both days and BBQ will be available on both Saturday and Sunday. Please note camping is no longer available due to Covid-19 restrictions. All visitors looking to attend must private message Causeway Airfield Facebook page to confirm their interest.

    We shall require the names and contact numbers of all interested before attending the event as per Covid-19 guidelines. Please note without prior registration you may be refused entry as we will do our best to make it a safe event for all attending. BBQ shall operate a one-way system with socially distanced seating.

    Please dispose of your rubbish in the bins provided. Social distancing must be adhered to at all times! All proceeds will go to NI Air Ambulance. Radio frequency in use for the flying shall be. 135.480 MHz

  • Sun
    05
    Sep
    2021
    10:00 amBirr Airfield (EIBR)

  • Sat
    11
    Sep
    2021
    Sun
    12
    Sep
    2021
    10:00 amGate 3 – Maze Long Kesh (BT27 5RF)

    The UAS are again going to be part of the European Heritage Open Day Weekend of SATURDAY 11th ~ SUNDAY 12th SEPTEMBER, 2021 to give the public free access to our amazing pair of authentic Second World War aircraft hangars, plus we'll have at least three of the aircraft outside in our compound.

    Come and wander around as we will have some volunteer Tour Guides on-hand at various aircraft and exhibits. They may well be some restoration work going on at the back of Hangar 2 (on the right) to show you what some of the Volunteers do.

    • Hangar Opening Times: 10am – 5pm both days (SAT & SUN) via Gate 3.

    • We’ll have multiple volunteer Tour Guides on site both days all being well to help people at various aircraft around our two Second World War hangars, if they require.

    • We’ll have Indoor and Outdoor exhibits, although we’re currently constrained a little by the last remnants of the scaffolding being removed from our multi-million pound re-fit on the huge Hangar 1 doors.

    • We have extensive Car Parking now with our new parking facilities being made available directly outside our fence — to the Left as you drive past the prison walls. Visitors will simply walk across to our gates and be directed from there through the middle gates, up to registration and in through Hangar 2's doors on the right.

    • Hands, Face & Space will be order of the day indoors;  Hands & Space will be the order of the day outdoors as we all live with Covid.

    • We will have a mobile catering company on-site for Teas & Coffees etc.

  • Sat
    11
    Sep
    2021
    12:00 pmFinn Valley Airfield, Co. Donegal

    Finn Valley Flying Club look forward to welcoming you to our Summer BBQ Fly-in!

    Saturday 11th September 2021

     

    NO LANDING FEE

    FREE CAMPING

    LIVE OUTDOOR MUSIC AT NIGHT

    Airfield details are as follows:

    N: 54:50.824

    W: 007:42.227

    Runway: 03/21 (Circuits to the EAST)

    Dimensions: 500 m x 10 m Grass

    Airfield Elevation: 200 ft AMSL

    Frequency 129.550 MHz

    For Further Details please contact:

    Chris: +353 87 122 4690

    Jon: +353 87 254 7730

    Email: info@finnvalleyflyingclub.com

     

    Freecall 129.550 MHz for airfield information and joining instructions. Finn Valley is an uncontrolled airfield so all communications from the ground are for information purposes only, all manoeuvres are at the pilot’s discretion.

    We will be as helpful as possible with setting up the circuit and assisting all aircraft on arrival and departure. Maintain good visual awareness, the circuit can be very busy with up to 5 / 6 aircraft at any given time. Maintain good separation and do “S” turns if necessary on the approach. Be aware that aircraft will also be backtracking.

  • Thu
    16
    Sep
    2021
    Hilton Hotel, Dublin Airport

    Following the success of the previous events in London, Dublin, Hamburg and online, the 10th Annual Aircraft Records conference is returning to Ireland this year.

    This event will explore issues such as legal aspects pertaining to aircraft records, aircraft maintenance programs from the record prospective, aircraft records scanning, aircraft technical and maintenance records audits, maintenance and engineering discussions, maintenance and engineering software, surviving the aircraft records audit, the value of aircraft records, electronic aircraft records, scanned aircraft records of the future, pre-purchase inspection/mid lease /end of lease/redelivery records, aircraft repossession, aircraft records and lease agreements, aircraft records management prospective, CAMO, and education for records personnel.

    CONFERENCE AGENDA TO BE ANNOUNCED!

    CONFERENCE VENUE
    Hilton Dublin Airport
    Northern Cross, Malahide Road
    Dublin 17, D17 Y924
    Ireland

    More details at https://www.aeropodium.com/aircraftrecords


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