Winter meeting 2021 – Zoom virtual event
6th Feb 2021, 14:00

The theme for this meeting will be ‘Light aviation – meeting the challenges 2020-21’. In addition to working through the ordeal of COVID-19, we find ourselves with new legislation imposed by Brexit. To this end, we have secured a panel of expert speakers and have devised a program that should be of interest to all who fly or own an aircraft.

  • Flying safely on low hours. Captain Nils Jamieson,   B737 Captain with,  &  GASCo Regional Safety Officer.
  • Are there opportunities for UK GA outside of EASA? Mr Martin Robinson, Chief Executive of AOPA  UK.
  • Flying instruction during the pandemic. Mr Tony Partakis, CFI of LAC Flying School at Barton Aerodrome, Manchester.
  • CAA response to Covid and Brexit. Dr Michael Trudgill,  Chief Medical Officer,  UK CAA.

If you would like to join this meeting please contact the secretary who will forward a link, 2.5 hrs of CPD have been granted by CAA Medical Oversight for attendees.

Summer Meeting 2021 Chester – re-scheduled
3rd – 5th September 2021

Following the regrettable cancellation of our 2020 summer meeting in Chester, we were able to transfer the deposit without penalty to reserve the first weekend in September 2021. Assuming a successful roll out of the Covid 19 vaccine and stability in the spike glycoprotein, you will be able join us in the Chapter House of the Cathedral for a black-tie dinner on Saturday 4th Sept 2021. We will be based for the weekend at the Holiday Inn (Chester South) Hotel, which is very conveniently located near Hawarden and which boasts a superb pool and spa for relaxation. Members will be able to fly into Hawarden airfield (EGNR), which is fully equipped for all aircraft types and conditions.

We are exploring the possibility of a tour of the Airbus factory, where A380 wings are made, and anticipate visits to several National Trust properties in the Chester area.