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by Brianvincent
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Portlaoise Plane
Replies: 4
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Re: The Portlaoise Plane

A talk re the Portlaoise Plane will be given on Thursday 28th March 2019 at 8pm in The Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise. All are welcome. Also the story of the Portlaoise Plane is now on Youtube.
by Brianvincent
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Portlaoise Plane
Replies: 4
Views: 2033

Re: The Portlaoise Plane Found in 2012 not 1912.

Please note the year it was found in EastSussex was 2012 not 1912 as stated previously.
by Brianvincent
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Portlaoise Plane
Replies: 4
Views: 2033

Re: The Portlaoise Plane

Hi Mark

Re the Portlaoise Plane recently repatriated from East Sussex, it's in a Dublin store just now awaiting restoration.

Best Rehards

Brianvincent
by Brianvincent
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Events
Topic: The Portlaoise Plane
Replies: 4
Views: 2033

The Portlaoise Plane

The Portlaoise Plane,(1908/12) 1st aeroplane to be built & flown in Southern Ireland, manufactured in Maryborough/Portlaoise by the Aldritt Bros. Billy Rogers and John Conroy and successfully flown over the Great Heath of Maryborough (See report here: https://www.writing.ie/tell-your-own-story/a-tre...
by Brianvincent
Mon Feb 06, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: Launch of New Book on Irish Aircraft early 1900s.
Replies: 0
Views: 1532

Launch of New Book on Irish Aircraft early 1900s.

On Thursday February 9th 2017, "Pioneers,Showmen & the RFC," by Guy Warner, a book concerned with the early beginnings of flying in Ireland,will be launched in the Officers' Mess at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, Co. Dublin. It tells the story, among others, of the 1908 Maryborough Flying Machine or...
by Brianvincent
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: The Air Corps
Topic: 80 Years of Military Air Traffic Control in Ireland.
Replies: 0
Views: 1437

80 Years of Military Air Traffic Control in Ireland.

Friday 24th June 2016 was a most enjoyable day at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, when 50 ex-Irish Air Corps personnel who had served in Air Traffic Control throughout previous decades, attended by invitation, to celebrate 80 Years of Military Air Traffic Control in Ireland. A warm welcome in the Air...