Category: Events

“Flyball” Navex Competition

This Saturday (7th May) we’re participating in the “Flyball” Navex Competition organised by Popham Airfield. (Yes, we’re late entrants ourselves!) For full details see the poster here. You can start here (entry forms in the tower on the day) or if you start elsewhere you can collect your very own EGBO ball here for a reduced …

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OPNOT: Wings and Wheels

OPNOT 2015-03B has been published giving details of runway closure times for the Bank Holiday Wings and Wheels event, August 30th-31st. All car park users are also asked to use the public car park on these days.

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OPNOT: Wings & Wheels

OPNOT 2014-04 has been published giving details of runway closure times for the Summer Wings and Wheels event, August 24th and 25th. All car park users are also asked to use the public car park on these days.

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Hangar Dance Tickets now available

The 40s Hangar Party on the Saturday evening (24th May) of the 40s weekend will once again feature the Ockbrook Big Band. Those who came to the events in 2011 and 2012 will recall how good they were. Doors open 7.30 pm; Carriages 11 pm. Hangar dance tickets are £17.50 per person in advance to …

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OPNOT: Wings & Wheels

OPNOT 2014-01 has been published giving details of runway closure times for the Easter Wings and Wheels event, April 20th-21st. All car park users are also asked to use the public car park on these days.

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40s Weekend – Exhibitor Entry Forms

Exhibitor Entry forms for the forthcoming 1940s weekend are now available here.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/03/40s-weekend-exhibitor-entry-forms/

GASCo Flight Safety Evening

We’re please to announce that a GASCo Flight Safety Evening will take place on Thursday 27th March 2014 in Bobbington Village Hall starting at 19.30. All welcome! Thanks to Tony Dring for setting this up.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wolverhamptonairport.co.uk/2014/01/gasco-flight-safety-evening/

OPNOT: Wings & Wheels

OPNOT 2013-03 has been published detailing runway closure times for the Wings and Wheels event this Sunday, 1st September.

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Competition Day

Instructions and rules for the Competition Day on Saturday 17th August have been published here. All welcome – the more the merrier! We’ll have plenty of flour. Volunteer judges are sought – please e-mail me if you are available to stand around in the sunshine* for a while on the day. Hard hat provided. ( * or …

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Wings and Wheels Update

The weather conditions expected for this weekend are resulting in a reduction to the planned large model flying. (OPNOT 2013-01 refers). The only closures for model flying will be from 1300 to 1330 each day (1200Z to 1230z); all other model flying slots are cancelled.

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OPNOT: Wings & Wheels

OPNOT 2013-01 has been published detailing aerodrome closure times for the Rotors, Wings and Wheels event on Easter Sunday and Monday.

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ICICLERS

Good omen – minus 3.8deg last night. Saturday 16th 8am inspection: ground frozen. Best area for parking/camping is western side of grass, west of the Tower. Soggy parts extend in a line from Taxiway C to Twy A. Non-campers will be parked elsewhere. Please let us know whether you are camping or not as you …

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BMAA Icicle Meet 2013

We’re delighted to be hosting the BMAA Icicle meet again this year – at rather short notice as it’ll be held this Saturday and Sunday, 16th-17th February. A warm (or cold) welcome back! Participants be aware – the ground is, at the time of writing, rather soft and damp but there’s a good drying breeze …

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Competition Time!

[error]This event has been postponed. Keep an eye on our website for updates.[/error] Pete Allman is organising an Aerial Treasure Hunt in aid of charity on 4th August 2012. For further details see here.

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OPNOT 2012-02 – Halfpenny at War Weekend

OPNOT 2012-02 has been published detailing the effect on aerodrome users of the Halfpenny at War Weekend; operations will be affected from Friday 18th May until Monday 21st May inclusive.

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Hangar Dance Tickets update

Tickets for the Hangar Dance on 19th May have now sold out! We hope everyone has a good evening. Caroline is maintaining a waiting list for returned tickets and if you would like to be included on this list please e-mail her.

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Hangar Dance Tickets on sale

Tickets for the Hangar Dance on Saturday 19th May 2012 can now be obtained from Caroline at the Airport Office or from Tony in the Control Tower – as well as from Steve Roberts at Northern Forties. Please telephone to reserve your tickets as, although the numbers have been increased a little, they are in demand! The …

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ICICLE 2012

The event is ON this coming weekend! Saturday 14th Janaury – aircraft arrive. Overnight camping/freezing. Sunday 15th January survivors depart.

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GASCo Flight Safety Evening – 7th February

A GASCo Flight Safety Evening will take place at Blakelands next door to the airport on Tuesday 7th February at 7.30 pm (doors open 7.00 pm). These evenings are normally well worth attending for both students and experienced pilots. All welcome – there’ll be a £6 charge to cover the cost of venue hire and refreshments. For more information e-mail Tony Dring.

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Icicle 2012 delayed

It’s going to be too warm this weekend, apparently, so the Icicle fly-in has been rescheduled for 14th-15th January. You can keep up with the latest here.

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