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Published on February 6th, 2017 | by Mark Dwyer


Carrickmore Fly-In Weekend

Carrickmore Flying Club near Omagh in N. Ireland are hoping to run a fly-in event on Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th May 2017.

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: 129.825
Elev: 541ft

RW 08/26

Length: 375 x 5 metres (plus 105 metre run-off area at 26 end of the runway)

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.

For those of you who may have further to travel here are some suggestions for local guesthouses, etc in the local area. Camping is also available at the strip for those that like to get close to the elements! … 24&bih=644 … e%2C+Omagh

sluggan cottages – Google Search … 64%2C19478

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Looking forward to seeing you all there!

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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