New Weather Station

I will not have escaped your attention that the Maypole Airfield weather station performance has recently been, to say the least, flaky!  We have had various bits of it to and from in transit between us and the manufacturers going on for several weeks.  We are now awaiting the return of the main receiver unit.…

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…