Entries by Mark Dwyer

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.

De Havilland Chipmunk 168

To initiate Irish Historic Flight we started with small beginnings. Captain Declan Curtis, supported by Captain Frank Keegan, decided to restore a De Havilland Chipmunk into the original Irish Air Corps colour scheme from 1951. With the co-operation of then Colonel Paul Fry, now Brigadier-General, this was carried out. Thus the Chipmunk bearing the Air […]

IHFF Archive

During the summer of 2016 the IHFF board was notified of an upcoming sale of a comprehensive Irish aviation memorabilia archive owned by the Swiss collector Mr. Ronny Vogt. Two members of the IHFF board visited Mr. Vogt and reviewed his collection which contains a unique set of documents and paraphernalia related to the history […]