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.
TODAY’S AUTHORISING PILOT
The authorising pilot/ instructor is Lucas. If you are unable to contact Lucas 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.
Young Flyers’ Day
On the 5th June 2015 RAF Halton Aeroplane Club will once again host the Young Flyers Day. This is a very popular annual event which gives youngsters aged between 8 and 18 years the chance to experience the thrill of flight in a light aircraft.
Have a look at last years video :
If you are interested in being part of this day or to book your flight please contact Nigel Marshall, RAF Halton Aeroplane Club, email: email@example.com or by phone: 01442 263199 during office hours.
Book Early as places are filling up fast!
90th Anniversary Maxi-Fly Day
To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Club’s formation, Sat 12 Dec 15 has been selected as a day for as many Club members to fly from RAF Halton as possible. A commemorative logbook stamp will be entered into the logbooks of those who fly on the day. Watch this space for more information!
To encourage flying as a sport, RAFFCA hosted a training event for pilots at HAC on Sat 16 May 15.
16 pilots competed for the Tony Ayre Blade. It was a fantastic day with club member Dave Hall coming in second place!