Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Irish Aircraft Maintenance National Skills Competition 2012

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The Dublin Institute of Technology along with Ireland Skills is running the Aircraft Maintenance National Skills Competition as part of the 2012 National Skills Competition.

The winner of this competition and the 2013 competition will be eligible for selection as a competitor representing Ireland at the 42nd World Skills Competition which will be held in Leipzig, Germany, July 2013.

Dublin Institute of Technology will host this years Aircraft Maintenance National Skills competition in our facility in Aviation Technology Center, Dublin Airport Business Park.

Directions to Aviation Technology Center, Dublin Airport Business Park.

The competition will run for 3 days from the 11th to 13th September 2012.

The following competitors have been selected to compete in this year’s competition:

1. Colin Burke (TransAero Engineering Ireland)
2. Joe Kelly (TransAero Engineering Ireland)
3. Stephen Mc Grath (TransAero Engineering Ireland)
4. Laura Callaghan (Aer Arann)
5. Michael Keane (Aer Arann)
6. Daniel O Riordain (CityJet)

Over the 3 day competition the competitors will have to complete 6 different modules:

Module 1: Aileron Rigging
Module 2: Sheet Metal Work
Module 3: Borescope Inspection
Module 4: Daily Inspection
Module 5: Propeller Removal, Inspection and Installation
Module 6: Electrical.

All visitors are welcome to attend and view the competitors in action.

Issued by the Irish Aviation Research Institute™ 22nd August 2012 on behalf of DIT Aviation.

Irish Aviation Research Institute Statement on-going Aer Lingus take-over speculation ©


Dublin/Ireland 22nd August 2012: Irish Aviation Research Institute Statement on-going Aer Lingus take-over speculation: 

The Irish Aviation Research Institute is monitoring on-going developments regarding Aer Lingus take-over speculation reported in the media. However at this stage I will be offering no analysis/comment until the final outcome on the future ownership of Aer Lingus is reached in due course.

A detailed analysis of Ryanair's third bid for Aer Lingus is available in Irish Aviation Publications Flying In Ireland August 2012 and Irish Air Letter July 2012 magazines.

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Ryanair boost for Kerry tourism ©

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 

                                                                                               
Ryanair yesterday announced it is to increase the frequency on the Kerry to London Stansted route from three times weekly to a daily service effective 7th November giving a boost to toursim in the Kerry Region with an additional 1,512 weekly seats on the route.

The airline currently operates a daily return flight between Kerry and London Luton said it will now offer passengers in the south west a choice of two daily services to the London area.

Ryanair’s sales & marketing manager, UK, Ireland and Cyprus, Maria Macken stated "This is great news for tourism in the south west as Londoners, keen to snap up good value hotel and golf breaks in the region, now have even more options when travelling to Kerry".

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