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Helio Courier267 viewsHelio Courier G-ARMU, seen here on a foggy day in 1969, was owned by jerry O'Leary who had a farm strip near Macroom. It was re-registered EI-ATG and a year later was returned to the UK.G Frost
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Joyce Aviation hangar338 viewsAn evocative scene at the Joyce Aviation hangar in March 1972 with Auster EI-AMY in the doorway with Prentice EI-ASP behind and an unidentified Gemini on the left. G Frost
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Another prang!323 viewsFairchild Argus G-AJSN ground looped on landing on RWY 25 in May 1967. The picture shows it being "removed" by the Aer Lingus baggage handlers. They placed it on the corner of the south ramp where the weather played havoc with it that summer.G Frost
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S-61316 viewsThe visit by President Kennedy to Cork in 1963 brought a number of helicopters which we went to the airport to see. In this fuzzy low tech black and white image, two S-61s are departing from the main ramp, reg nos 150611 and 150613. Of note is the fact that they are operated by the US Army rather than the more familiar Marines.G Frost
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JFK visit to Cork (1)243 viewsOne of the support aircraft for the visit of President Kennedy to Cork on 28/6/1963 was S-58 71739 of the US Army. G Frost
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Oops!!!615 viewsDuring the summer of 1982, Dove VP-YKF was to be seen hauling cargos of fish to France on a regular basis. This all came to an abrupt end one August evening when the nosewheel did not fully extend resulting in the incident seen above. Note the Avair Shorts 330 on 25 just above it.G Frost
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Noratlas268 viewsPrior to the C-160 Transalls being used for training flights by the French Air Force int Cork, Noratlas aircraft were common sights. Here an example back-tracks RWY 35 with its Hercules slieve valve engines popping and crackling and its braking system hissing and squealing! Sure beats the roar of a jet engine!!!!G Frost
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Fordair HS 125223 viewsVisits by executives of the Ford Motor Comany to Cork meant that their executive fleet were frequent visitors. This view of Fordair HS-125-400 G-AYFM was taken in June 1971G Frost
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M.S. Paris228 viewsVisits by French Military aircraft have always been a part of life at Cork Airport. This is a Morane M.S. 760 Paris of the French Navy being refuelled in July 1972.G Frost
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FAA T-29206 viewsThe original "Calibrator" at Cork was an FAA DC-3. This was replaced by The German based Convair T-29(Convair 240). This example, N-250 rests on the south ramp in May 1972. G Frost
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Airport 74481 viewsA view from Lios Cross of the airport as it was in 1974, with just the old terminal and control tower. Note lack of Business Park behind airport!! Aircraft taking off is a Beech 18, with a Cambrian One-Eleven beneath it on the ramp. On the South Ramp is Hennessy Brandy's Falcon 20.G Frost
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CanForce CC-130H236 viewsCanadian Air Force Hercules caught on short finals to runway 17 in May 1974G Frost
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