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Published on October 1st, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer


Aviation Forecasting Information Session

ILAS will be hosting Tony Tighe, another Aviation Forecaster from Met Éireann, who will be holding an information session on Nov. 9th from 10 – 12 am in the Dublin area (location to be confirmed). He will cover:

1. The forecasting process, including information on all forecaster inputs and guidance data

2. Recent developments in the aviation meteorology sector, such as the Aviation Modernisation and Automation Project, developments in LVP parameter forecasting, nowcasting etc.

3. A general Q&A session moderated by Tony

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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