Category: From the Office

Airport Users’ Group Minutes updated

The minutes of the latest Airport Users’ Group Meeting, held on 26th June 2013, can be found here.

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Airport Users’ Group Minutes updated

The minutes of the latest Airport Users’ Group Meeting, held on 27th March 2013, can be found here.

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Airport Users Group – Private Owner Representatives

Many thanks to David Howell and Andy Richards for volunteering to act as Private Owners Representatives on the new format Airport Users Group. David flies a Cassutt Racer, G-CGSU and Andy flies a Skyranger, G-CFDN. Both will be happy to raise any points you have at the User Group meeting. The next meeting is on Wednesday 27th …

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Airport Users Group

  At a recent meeting when I met with the CFIs of the flying schools it was agreed that such a meeting would be an effective replacement for the largely defunct Airport User Group meetings if the membership was widened slightly. You can see the minutes of that meeting here. Accordingly I am looking for …

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UL91 withdrawn

AVGAS UL91 has today been withdrawn from sale at Halfpenny Green. AVGAS 100LL and JET A1 are still available.

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Helicopter Training Returns

A new helicopter school, run by Alan Austin, has opened on the ground floor of the tower. Alan is a familiar face on the airfield and has many years of experience of training in helicopters here. We wish him every success with his new enterprise; you can see his website here.

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Get your C42s here!

Red-Air are now supplying new factory built C42s from Halfpenny Green as well as providing full support services. Flyer news item

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Out of Hours Operations

New conditions for using the airport outside normal operating hours have been introduced. Please see here for further information.

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50 Years at the Green…

Congratulations to Bob Whitehouse who this month celebrates 50 years as a tenant at the airfield – the longest of anyone. The second tenant on the site, Bob remembers the early days when there was no door on his building, no water and no electricity. One might wonder why he came here! He’s certainly seen a …

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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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Residents’ Landing Fees simplified

With effect from 25th January 2012, individual landing fees for privately operated resident aircraft under 3,000 MTOW have been abolished. These charges have been replaced by simple monthly block landing charges:   Resident Private Aircraft Landing Fees – from 25th January 2012 Single engine aircraft up to 450kg MTOW £20.00 per month Single engine aircraft …

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Welcome to our New Website

We’ve redeveloped our website as we found that the technology used on the old website was beginning to hinder our ability to add the new features we wanted. The new site allows users to comment on posts made by the airport and is better linked with social media such as Twitter and Facebook. You can …

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Fuel update

MOGAS has now been withdrawn as we can no longer get it alcohol-free. MOGAS users may bring their own supplies but should be aware that any they get from petrol forecourts is likely to contain alcohol. We have introduced Total AVGAS UL91 which is approved for most Rotax equipped aircraft and some others. This is …

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