Entries by Mark Dwyer

Irish Historic Flight at Bray Air Display 2016

Take a look at the last minute behind-the-scenes preparations as the pilots of IHF get Iolar and the Chipmunks ready to taxi for take off and then take to the skies to thrill the thousands of aviation fans gathered below. As the first footage emerges, we get a unique glimpse into the last minute behind-the-scenes […]

IHFF Winter Maintenance Programme

The IHFF engineering team have been extremely busy over the winter months completing the maintenance and annual inspections of our fleet of aircraft. This has included 50-hour inspection of Chipmunk EI-HFA (168) and annual inspections of EI-HFB (169) and EI-HFC (170). Keeping historic aircraft like the Chipmunks in the air is a challenging task and […]

Preparations for the Bray Air Display

With preparations now well underway for the 2016 Bray Air Display, the pilots of Irish Historic Flight are warming up the Chipmunks, rolling out the Iolar and shining up the Spirit of Tipperary – all set to continue impressing successive generations of aviation enthusiasts in Ireland. Watch the video to whet your appetite for what […]

TV3 Ireland’s feature on Irish Historic Flight

As the Bray Air Display 2016 looms ever closer, Ireland’s television channel TV3 send Alan Hughes and his camera crew out to Irish Historic Flight where Alan takes to the skies to experience first-hand the thrill of flying in a D&H Chipmunk. Watch the video clip to see how Alan gets on as he departs […]

Flying In A Chipmunk

Come with the pilot as we prepare for take off and experience a bird’s eye view from inside the aircraft. Onscreen narration describes what is happening at each step along the way.

News Update May 2016

Irish Historic Flight Foundation celebrates Ireland’s rich aviation heritage. Here’s an update on just one of our activities.

Chipmunks in Training

With the 2016 Air Show season kicking into full gear, the IHF Chipmunks have been putting in some hard practice including loop-the-loops and formation flying. Watch our video with views from the ground and from inside the cockpit.