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10 Aug, 2021

NEW FERRARI 296GTB IRISH LAUNCH HOSTED AT WOODGATE AVIATION

FERRARI 296GTB LAUNCH The imposing Woodgate Aviation hangar at Belfast International Airport was the venue for the Ireland launch of the striking new Ferrari 296 GTB. The much-anticipated unveiling attracted an invited audience of 100 potential buyers from throughout the island, all keen to check out the latest features of this exciting new model. When […]

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08 Jun, 2021

Young Dáithí, to Newcastle .. and beyond!

Dáithí Mac Gabhann A fortnight ago we had a celebrity on board. Belfast’s very own Dáithí Mac Gabhann, who was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, boarded Woodgate’s Air Ambulance to fly to Newcastle Hospital for a medical assessment. Dáithí and his family have become known to people throughout the island of Ireland, north, south […]

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26 Mar, 2021

MAINTENANCE MAKEOVER ON THE WAY FOR BEECHCRAFT KINGAIRS

MAINTENANCE MAKEOVER Woodgate Aviation maintenance team has started planning the installation of ultra-modern glass cockpit and autopilot system in two customer aircraft. The cockpit makeovers on the two Beechcraft Kingair twin-turboprops will be fitted with the latest avionics so that both pilots will have identical displays in front of them and S-TEC digital autopilot system. […]

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19 Feb, 2021

WOODGATE AVIATION FLY RECORD SORTIES

Flying High Fifteen flights….almost thirteen and a half flying hours….and all achieved over two days when Woodgate Aviation pilots and operations support staff were happy to be ‘flying high.’ Thursday 11th  February was an eight-sector day, flying from 09:50 until 00:30 on the 12th. Then, on Monday, 15th February  the company achieved a seven-sector day with […]

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19 Jan, 2021

‘MARCELLA’ – WOODGATE AVIATION AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR THE TV SERIES SHOOT

Marcella Series 3 A small sequence in season three of the ITV cop drama, ‘Marcella’, was filmed on the floor of our hangar nineteen months ago.  Reason enough why we’ll be glued to our tv screens next Tuesday (26th) for the first two episodes of the gripping eight-part series which features the hugely talented Anna […]

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18 Dec, 2020

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL AND HERE’S HOPING FOR A BETTER 2021!

HAPPY CHRISTMAS We’ll never forget 2020, that’s for sure! In our fifty-one years in business, nothing comes close to the ups and downs we’ve just witnessed. From March until December, Northern Ireland, as a community, has come through the stiffest of tests with Covid-19. And although mass vaccinations are on the horizon, we will have […]

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02 Oct, 2020

PILATUS PC-12NGX EXCLUSIVE VIEWING AT WOODGATE AVIATION

Pilatus PC12NGX The Swiss-manufactured Pilatus PC12NGX has been displaying its plush features during a day-long exclusive viewing at Woodgate Aviation.  The attractive single engine turbo-prop can seat up to eight passengers and has a range of 1,845 nautical miles. It flies at a maximum altitude of 30,000 feet and for the executive version, the price […]

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17 Jun, 2020

FLYING IN A POST COVID19 WORLD

COVID19….We’ve never seen anything like it, but we’re getting on with the job and still flying! In our fifty-one years of flying, Woodgate Aviation has never seen anything like it. We have had to adapt and radically alter our daily routine. Out went normal tried trusted practices and procedures, and in came a new way […]

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23 Apr, 2020

WOODGATE AVIATION PAYS NOVEL AERIAL TRIBUTE TO NHS…..AT 15,000 feet!

Woodgate Aviation’s Aerial Tribute to NHS Woodgate Aviation fixed wing Air Ambulance operator, has traced out the initials ‘NHS’ in the skies above Northern Ireland to coincide with ‘Clap for Carers’ this evening. The track taken by the King Air BE20 aircraft could be seen on flight tracking apps Planefinder and Flightradar as it flew […]

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