Here at Maypole Airfield we love foreign visitors popping in from Europe for a meal in the pub or on their way to some other attraction in UK. We are the nearest GA-only airfield to France, which is able to handle flights to and from the EU. And now Manston has closed, we are seeing…Details
We are going to hold our first Safety Evening at the Hoath Village Hall at 19:00 on Tuesday 28th March. The event will be presented by Geoff Connolly (www.flightexperimentations.co.uk), who will sign log books at the end of the session, probably at around 21:00 to 21:30. The address is Hoath Village Hall, School Lane, Hoath,…Details
If you had any difficulty in finding Maypole before, you won’t now! The old windsock blew away in the winter storms. To be fair, it had become pretty faded. However, this is a new calibrated sock, resplendent in its rightful place.
The runway at Maypole is in remarkably good condition and I am delighted to see lots of flying going on. However, now winter is upon us, I thought it timely to remind us all of the extra precautions we need to take to make sure we and the others who use the runway can continue…Details
This is Barney, the real Manager at Maypole Airfield, taking some tie-down ropes to a visitor. He tells me that visiting Huskys are always welcome, Catalinas will never get landing permission and he cannot wait for a Twin Squirrel to fly in. He has mixed feelings about Tiger Moths. He has asked me to pass…Details
UKGA has just reported that the CAA has successfully applied to the EU for €4.3m funding to encourage the timely transition of the UK GA fleet from existing 25 kHz radios to 8.33 kHz equipment. The Authority says this application was for the maximum permitted grant of twenty per cent of the estimated total cost of 8.33 kHz equipage. “We will…Details
Click here for Temporary Airspace Restrictions – 14 Aug Herne Bay Airshow – Airspace Restrictions The Herne Bay Airshow is going ahead on 14th August and we have been advised that there will be an airspace restriction from 11:00 UTC until 16:30 UTC. We will be able to fly in this period, apart from the Red…Details
There is a Vintage Fly-in at Shobdon Airfield on 29th and 30th May.
Shoreham is holding an Auster, Beagle and Miles Fly-in on 30th July.
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Somewhat unexpectedly, a space has become available in one of our hangars. This does not happen very often at Maypole, so if you want to keep your plane here, please let me know as soon as you can. The first deposit paid will secure the place. If you are interested, please call me on 01227 860374.