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:
There is ongoing drainage works on the airfield until the middle of November. All runways and HLS1 are closed by NOTAM until the 19th November, offset runways have been marked by black and white marker boards. ALL pilots MUST obtain a full brief before flying EACH day on runway in use and taxi procedures. Please also see HOT POOP board for more information
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 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.
Flygirl Adventures: Anita May Talk – Join us on the 4th November at 7pm for a talk by Anita May.
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girls struggle to achieve her dream to fly! And it s all here the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. A sparkly and captivating read. Initially rejected for the job of an air hostess, she then learned to fly, became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world s rich and famous and thereby offers us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel. We are hoping for a large turnout so please come and show your support. As always dinner will be provided by Nicola. Hope to see you all there!
Tring Brewery Visit ….Wednesday 3rd Dec 2014
Something completely different. The Club has booked to visit the Tring Micro Brewery (Tring, opposite Tesco). The visit will be a guided tour, covering all aspects of brewing real ale. A fish and chip supper will be included with the visit, you will be able to sample as much of the ales as you like. The price of the visit is £18 (which includes beer and supper). If you wish to go on the visit, contact Mike with your £18 soonest, only the payment guarantees your place