Message from Alan Cooper about invaders

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Today up the field at 14.30 we had a quad bike with 2 masked individuals on it trying to get onto our field. Myself and malcolm D were flying at the time of our first sighting of them. They could not get across our ditches. But they did get into the locked part off our road. Because by this time I had landed and was moving towards our car park … Read More

The flying field

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Popped up the field yesterday to watch Jon fly his Stearman. He had made some adjustments and found that it flew much better. The grass looks marvellous after the work that the Alans did on it last Friday. All the grass has been cut with the runways clearly defined by being shorter than the remainder, but in truth you could land or take off anywhere except with something with very … Read More

DfT publishes amendments to the Air Navigation Order.

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The good news is that our flying field is not affected. Flight restriction zones On 13 March 2019 the drone flight restriction zone around airports and airfields changes. The government has introduced a new rule stating that the 1km restriction from the airfield boundary is replaced by a restriction using the airfield’s existing aerodrome traffic zone, which has a radius of either two or two and a half nautical miles … Read More

Car Park

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  Whilst the majority of our field drains exceptionally well and never gets muddy, unfortunately the car park can get a bit boggy at this time of year. Not bad enough for cars to get stuck, but tyres can rip up the surface and damage the grass. With this in mind as the car park is currently a bit soggy, we ask that you park on the road if possible, or … Read More

Video of how to complete your renewal form using an Ipad/Iphone

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Following the new item I posted recently I also discovered how to record the sequence of events and add verbal instructions so I did a quick video which I always think makes it easier to understand things than a written description. you will have to excuse the amateur quality but I think it is understandable.

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