no image

Published on July 26th, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer


Finn Valley Fly-in BBQ 2019 ***RESCHEDULED***

***Rescheduled to Saturday 21st September***


*** Rescheduled to Saturday 14th September ***

Finn Valley Flying Club is pleased to announce a date for our fly-in BBQ on 14th September. Hope to see you all there!

For folks flying in from mainland U.K and Ireland we can help arrange transport and accommodation if required! Just let us know. Maybe make a weekend of flying around the beautiful north coast of Ireland!

Airfield Information:
Co-Ordinates: N 54.50-824 W 007.42-227.
Insurance requirements: All pilots/aircraft must carry mandatory min insurance cover.
Elevation: 220 feet AMSL
Circuit Height: 800 feet QFE/1000 feet QNH
Runway orientation: 06 / 24
Runway Length: 400 metres x 15 metres (TORA(m)/LDA(m) = 375m)
Circuit Pattern: R/H on 06, L/H on 24
Surface: Grass
Radio Freq: A/G 129.55 (Not always manned, make blind calls if no answer)
Operator: Finn Valley Flying Club
PPR: By Telephone on +35386 2661240 / +35387 2547730
Landing Fee: Nil, but a donation is welcome
Fuel: Mogas only and by prior arrangement
Taxi: Yes
Hire Car: No
Accommodation: B&B/Hotels nearby / Camping free on site, kitchen available.
Amenities: Tea,Coffee & Biscuits in Clubhouse, toilets available, Free WiFi.
Remarks: Caution, close proximity to Ruskey & Carnone airfields.

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.

Comments are closed.

Back to Top ↑