RAF Halton near Aylesbury Bucks, operates a Flying Club where Servicemen and women, regardless of rank or trade, and affiliated civilians, have the opportunity of learning to fly at the lowest practical cost. Halton is 25 minutes from the M25. Nearest rail station is Wendover on the Chiltern line…45 minutes from Marylebone.
The Club is well-equipped and operates 7 days a week with full-time instructors and a training fleet of 3 Cessna 152s, a PA-28 for PPL training and a brand new Tecnam Sierra for cost-effective flying. All aircraft are maintained to the highest standards by ATS Engineering at High Wycombe.
Membership of the club is open to all Regular, Reserve and Auxiliary Members of the Armed Forces of the Crown, Commonwealth and Allied Forces as well as members of the University Air Squadrons, the Air Training Corps and the Air Section of the Combined Cadet Force. Civilians employed by the Ministry of Defence, partners or dependants of Service personnel are eligible.
Other civilians who make positive contributions to the flying club are also considered for membership on a temporary basis.
ALL PILOTS NOTE:
As we enter Winter the state of the runways and taxi ways vary day to day and hour to hour! While the runways may seem serviceable in the morning always be aware that any frozen surfaces may thaw during the day.. will the surface still be serviceable for your return?
Runway 07 / 25 is closed. There are still ongoing drainage works on this runway.
Always obtain a brief on runway condition before flying!
TODAY’S AUTHORISING PILOT
The authorising pilot/ instructor is Bronwyn. If you are unable to contact Bronwyn on her mobile number for authorisation please also try Steve, Adnan or Buster on their mobiles. Mike can also give authorisation in person or via HAC’s Landline number.
Please remember to have your SEP expiry date, current weather, intended flight routing, passenger details and 42 day currency details on hand before calling for authorisation.
HAC 90th Anniversary Dinner – Sat 7th February 2015
The 90th Anniversary Dinner has been booked for 7th Feb 15 in Halton House Officers’ Mess. This prestigious Black Tie event will be limited to 80 tickets on a first-come-first-served basis and will be sponsored by the Club to make the tickets as cheap as possible. Application forms have been sent by email and we have already had a great response so please let us know asap if you wish to attend!