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Published on June 2nd, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer

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Limetree Airfield Fly-In – Remembrance Day for Mike Jones

Limetree Airfield are hosting a remembrance day for Mike Jones, on Saturday 15th June. Mike is regarded as the father of microlight aviation in Ireland. For all of you that knew Mike, we would really appreciate it if you could come along and celebrate Mike’s life of flying. All welcome to fly, drive or walk in, gathering starts at 3pm.


About the Author

Mark Dwyer

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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