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Yes

A new hardback book on Iona was on display only at the Aviation Fair, but not for sale.

The book launch was to be a few days later by Gay Byrne, at the airport hotel and it was not on sale at the fair. Rather a pity to miss the only aviation selling event of the year.

I had the chance to look at it and it is good.

Expect it to be available by now but no shops stocking it are known to me.

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Hi Corsica,

I was at the launch of the Ioan book on Mon 29th Nov. It was on
sale there at €25.00 for the hardback version. I believe there may
be a softback version available soon, which would probably be
cheaper. Even at €25, it's worth every cent, as it give's a very
indepth history of the company, the people and a complete
history of every aircraft Iona ever used, plus photographs. If you
are having trouble finding the book, PM me and I will give you
Michael Traynor's (author) e-mail address.

Regards,
Hugo.

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Hi,

The book is called "Iona - Ireland's First Commercial Airline"

The book at the Aviation Fair was the only copy released by the printers - exclusively for viewing at the Fair.

Gay Byrne did the launch of the book last week (29th Nov) and was glowing in his praise for it. The launch was also a re-union of many involved in Iona and was a terrific night.

I believe the book is only available in hardback. I picked up a copy at the launch. There are 356 pages, approx 400 illustrations. 32 pages colour photos. Details of all 77 aircraft registered to Iona since 1930. Its a beautiful book. Ideal as a Christmas present for anyone with an interest in aviation.

Copies can be got directly from Michael (and autographed) by posting a cheque to him at:

Michael Traynor,
36 Anne Devlin Ave,
Rathfarnham,
Dublin 14.

Price is only Euro 25.00 plus Euro 7 P &P.

Michael won't mind an e-mail at 'traynorm66@hotmail.com'

Cheers,

PPL.

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The Iona book was on sale at Greens Bookshop today.

Well worth the 25 euros.

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Bought the book and I must say I was very impressed, well done Michael and the best of luck with it

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i bought my copy in weston....a necessary book for every aviation head....a fantastic insight into an amazing history and congrats to the author.

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Hi,

For anyone interested, there is a web site promoting the book. It contains details of Iona, the book and a gallery of some Iona aircraft over the years.

Go to:

http://www.ionaairways.com

Cheers,

PPL.

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Post by mark »

Excellent Book, well worth a read.

Iona - Ireland's First Commercial Airline

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Take a look at the website http://www.ionaairways.com


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Yep!!!

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This book is great, seriously read it: if you ever wanted to know about Ireland's first commercial airline!, the no. 1 on my list of aviation reads this year! :lol:

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