6th July 2013
2.30pm - 4.00pm
Price : Free
National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks,
Special Talks: The Fouga Magister in Irish Air Corps service 1975-1999
The Fouga Magister jet aircraft, in service with the Irish Air Corps for almost 25 years, became famous as the mount for the Silver Swallows Aerobatic Display team that thrilled crowds throughout Ireland and abroad for many years. A series of talks to celebrate the aircraft will be given by Brigadier General Paul Fry, General Officer Commanding the Irish Air Corps, Commandant John Mulvanny ret'd, former team leader of the Silver Swallows and Joe Maxwell, author. Admission free but please note booking is essential.