Happy Winter Flying

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…

EU funding for Changing to a 8.33 kHz Radio

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…

Hangar Place Available

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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.

Henstridge Planning Application

Geoff Jarvis at Henstridge has asked us to help out with their planning application. You can see the application online and add your comments here: http://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/planningsearch?keyword=15/04069/FUL See below for Geoff’s request. “Asking for some more support for the current planning application. Even if you have written before, please could you write again? Quite important to…