Squawk7000 - Aviation news from Ireland,


Aviation News Week Starting October 31st, 2022

Season 4, Ep. 4

In the headlines this week, Ireland comes in after India as the country with the highest share of female pilots. A busy weekend for Irelands Airports, and the IAA conducts a stakeholder consultation on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) and Geographical Zones.

News this week, too, from the DAA, Cork Airport, Safe Drone Academy, SERE Holdings 247 Aviation, Emerald Airlines, Private Flyer Fest, International Society of Women Airline Pilots, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP, Simtech Aviation.

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Monday, May 29, 2023

The Ballyboy Breakfast Fly-In Sunday May 28th.

Season 4, Ep. 30
The summer flying season continued this weekend with the Ballyboy Breakfast Fly-in this Sunday, May 28th. Over 40 aircraft made the trip, and funds were raised for St.Vincent de Paul. A special thanks to Bernard Cullen and the folk at Ballyboy - we spoke with Cathal O'Connell, Michael Hickey, Chairman of the Irish Historic Flight Foundation, and John Matthews. Cub Owner Stephen Ryan from Funfly. Simon Corcoran, Nathan Gray and Darragh McGuinness from Sligo Aero Club.https://www.ballyboyairfield.com/Ballyboy Airfield is situated 2nm northeast of Athboy Co. Meath, Ireland, only 45 minutes from Dublin by motorway.  Ballyboy Athboy Airfield (ICAO EIMH) is situated 2nm northeast of Athboy Co. Meath, Ireland and only 40 minutes from Dublin by motorway, putting us in an ideal location to accommodate visitors from all over Ireland and overseas.​Please familiarise yourself with our guidance for pilots, including our preferred arrival/departure procedures.​GPS coordinates: N53°38'27 W006°52'72.​600m grass and tarmac runway 29/11 (grass x18m, Tarmac x12m)Avgas and Jet A-1 fuelMogas available in Athboy town (2 miles)Ample parkingHangarageTea/coffee, coffee dock and lounge area availableShower facilitiesCamping - contact us to arrangeRestaurants, supermarkets and services are available in nearby Athboy town, just 2 miles from Ballyboy Airfield.Accommodation, taxi and car rental can be made available.Licensed by the Aeronautical Services Department of the Irish Aviation Authority