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Published on September 3rd, 2017 | by Mark Dwyer


Pilot Career Slingshot

Organised by the Irish Aviation Students Association


Join us for our first Career Slingshot Event. Learn about Cadetships and flight schools with Capt. Steve Kelly, Interview & CV prep and what to expect from your future career with industry expert Margie Burns, and learn how to look after you during training and your career, with fitness and wellbeing instructor from AvioFit, Valentina Fitzpatrick.

Join us for a fun and informative event which will help your career take flight!

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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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