Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Irish Historic Flight takes to the skies this summer

                                                   
EI-ABI DH84 Dragon courtesy of Aer Lingus
The Irish Historic Flight will be touring the UK and Ireland this summer.

This Flight of two de Havilland Chipmunks in Irish Air Corps colours and the Aer Lingus de Havilland Dragon are coming together for the 2014 season to celebrate of 50 years of Irish cadet pilot training.

G-ARGG and G-BDRJ arrived in Dublin Airport on Saturday 27th April to participate in private Aer Lingus pilot graduation event taking place today in Hangar 6.

The first confirmed Irish Historic Flight Events in Ireland will be (weather permitting) :10th May Weston Special Day 31st May Enniskillen Fly-In 1st/2nd June Ballyboy Fly-In.

The aircraft:

EI-ABI DH84 Dragon serial number 6105 Aer Lingus Charitable Foundation.

G-ARGG DHC-1 CHIPMUNK 22 serial number C1/0247  in Aer Corps period colours, marked 169.

G-BDRJ DHC-1 CHIPMUNK 22 serial number C1/0742  in Aer Corps period colours, marked 170.


For further details visit Aer Lingus Charitable Foundation Facebook page.

Check out Irish Historic flight video.



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