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Published on March 2nd, 2015 | by Mark Dwyer


Around Ireland Air Rally

The NMAI Round Ireland Air Rally will take place over the June Bank Holiday weekend. Exact details are still being confirmed but it will most likely start at an airfield near Dublin on the Friday, travel north and overnight in the Donegal area on Friday evening. Then travel along the west coast on Saturday overnighting somewhere along the way. The weekend will finish with a BBQ on Sunday at NMAI HQ at Limetree Airfield. Participants are welcome to stay at Limetree on Sunday night and can travel home on Bank Holiday Monday.


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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