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Student of the Year 2018

So….the CFI’s Cup is presented annually to the student who, in the opinion of the CFI is the most deserving! During this year we have had a student who has ticked all the aviation boxes – he has natural aptitude and … Continue reading

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Fly Out to the Somme Battlefields

After literally months of meticulous planning and excited anticipation, plus, not a little worry (would the weather be suitable, would the aircraft be in check / serviceable, would the Instructor be in an amenable mood, etc, etc), the morning of … Continue reading

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Day out in Calais

Wales’ loss was France’s gain!! We were pleasantly surprised to be visiting Calais on Saturday when, for some time, we had planned to fly to Caernarfon. This was not a navigational error but a cunning ruse to avoid the worst … Continue reading

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Club Fly-Out to Amiens

“Fancy a fly-out?” says Jeff. “Good idea!” says I. So the search for a destination began…. and we very soon found ourselves planning a club trip to Amiens for the Fly-In weekend in May. We luckily, and very kindly, had … Continue reading

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Day out to RAF Coningsby

We were so lucky to be one of a few Flying Clubs to be invited to RAF Coningsby for the day, to see how the other half live…….! So we grabbed the offer with both hands, and ten of us … Continue reading

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PA 28 Archer II joins the fleet

Welcome G-SAPI! We are lucky to be able to make available this well-appointed, clean and tidy Archer II. G-SAPI has to be one of the nicest- flying PA28s ever! Available to Elite Members for online booking. Happy days!  

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Wednesday Evening Ground School

  Can you spot yourself in the photo? If not, why not…..?! This photo was secretly taken on a Wednesday evening at Fenland. The Clubhouse at Fenland is host to the most informative and stimulating Ground School lectures on all … Continue reading

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Isle of Man

Here we are on our trip to a bright and breezy Isle of Man. Despite a medium to poor forecast, 4 aircraft out of the original 11 who planned to go, decided to brave the elements and managed to arrive … Continue reading

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Student of the Year Award

Student of the Year 2015 goes to……..Luke Rowley. The CFI’s Mug is presented annually by the CFI to the ‘Overall Best Student’, and has been presented most years since 1973. Some of the pilots are still flying here! For 2015, we decided … Continue reading

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Guernsey Rally weekend

We have a trophy!! Joint winner of the famous Guernsey NavEx, flying a timed route over Northern France and picking out landmarks from photos. Congratulations to our CFI Steve (with a teeny bit of help from Lisa!). And for the 3rd year running, winner … Continue reading

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