What better day to celebrate the aviators of Ireland than on St Patrick’s Day.  From the crash of Alcock and Brown to a tractor maker and a flying olympic competitor, the Emerald Isles have a fascinating aviation history.

Henry Ferguson, perhaps better known as an agricultural machinery maker than a pilot.


Lilian Bland piloting her Mayfly.


Lady Heath featured top centre amongst the best known aviators of the ’30s.


Images under Creative Commons licence with thanks to Joseph D. Eddy and The Queenslander.