2020
uK section EVENTS

A GREAT UK programme

In 2020, our annual meeting will be based in Lincoln – you can register now! 

We will have another great programme of weekday fly-ins.

And we will be back at the RAF Club again for our Christmas Dinner in December

Find the details of all these events below

UK SECTION ANNUAL FLY IN 2020

The City of Lincoln
26 - 29 June

We will be flying in to Wickenby, just 12 miles from the historical city of Lincoln on Friday 26 June.  Our base for the weekend will be the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Lincoln.  

Our programme will include a tour of the historical centre of Lincoln with tours of the Cathedral and Castle on the Saturday,  a visit to the International Bomber Command Centre on the Southern outskirts of the city on the Sunday, a gala dinner at Washingborough Hall and the IFFR UK Section AGM. 

 

Midweek meetings 2020

Kemble (EGBP) - Wednesday 4 March

Easy to find – and central too. Great cafe, museum, and lots to chat about.
Cost: Landing and lunch
Host: John and Diana Davy

Sandtoft (EGCF) - Wednesday 1 April

For the best food!  Somewhere different with a great cafe.
Cost: Landing and lunch
Host: Angus Clark

Tatenhill (EGBM) - Wednesday 6 May

Lunch with Alan Croft (considered the best younger instructor’s instructor and validator in the UK) on all matters to do with keeping safe in the air.
Cost: Landing, Lunch, and a donation to the President’s charity
Host: James Alexander

English Lakes Aeroclub (ZZZZ) - Wednesday 3 June

“Camping in the hangar” 24 hour party . . the ELA features an indoor flush loo and electricity! Private luxury dorm for the ladies.
ETA from 15.00 to include BBQ supper. Bring your own camping gear and beds. Have breakfast, a walk along the levee and then head home.
Cost: £10 landing and £20pp for food and drink. Or just come for the day.
Hosts: James and Catherine Alexander

 

Bembridge IOW (EGHJ) - Wednesday 1 July

Prize for the Spot Landing competition.
Cost: Landing and Lunch
Host: Feroz Wadia

Tibenham (ZZZZ) - Wednesday 5 August

Old RAF airfield near Norwich.  Now home to gliders with a few powered aircraft.
Good cafe and Paul Smiddy, author of many books about RAF airfields and campaigns will entertain us over lunch.
Cost: Landing and lunch
Hosts: James and John Harrison

 

Dunkeswell (EGTS) - Wednesday 2 September

Another famous RAF and RCAF airfield. Now a big parachuting centre and used aircraft showrooms.
Cost: Landing and lunch
Host: John Bowden

 

St Lawrence Farm Strip (ZZZZ) - Wednesday 7 October

The home farm strip of IFFR UK member Michael Pudney, near Southminster, Essex
Cost: Landing and lunch
Host: Michael Pudney

2020 CHRISTMAS LUNCH

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We will return once again to the splendour of the RAF Club, London, for the 11th Annual Lunch on 16 December 2020!  

The auction of the framed original pastel painting of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight by our President, Tony Flinn at the 2019 Lunch raised £1,000 for the charity Aerobility.