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Published on August 29th, 2018 | by Mark Dwyer

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Military Aviation in Ireland -The formative years 1912-1923

The Military History Society of Ireland (MHSI) by kind permission of the GOC Air Corps will host a Seminar on

Military Aviation in Ireland – The formative years 1912-1923

Sat 15th September 18 at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel.

Speakers:

  • Lar Joye,
  • Brig Gen Seán Clancy,
  • Guy Warner (defending Dublin’s Trade, the role of air power 1915-1918), Brig Gen Paul Fry (retd) (A flying visit – No 2 Sqn in Ireland 1913),
  • Pat McCarthy (Flying Training in Ireland),
  • Joe Gleeson (Irish Aces of WW1),
  • Lar Joye (the RAF in the War of Independence),
  • Pat McCarthy (Irish Air Corps operations during the Civil War).

Also tours of the Air Corps Museum. No charge but ticket and ID required for entry (limited spaces). Free car parking, tea/coffee break, lunch. 

Sponsorship by Dublin Port Company

More on the MHSI at http://www.mhsi.ie/ 

Tickets at HERE


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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