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The Red Bull Girls Visit Kemble Flying Club

Mar 20, 2013   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

For those of you unlucky ones that weren’t here today, we have some photos of the Red Bull girls when they came to see us! They were promoting new flavours of the energy drink and we had to get a few pictures of them for the website! Enjoy….

As spring approaches, don’t forget to fill in out of hours forms

Mar 13, 2013   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

Springs approaching and with the evenings getting lighter and our fingers crossed for some good flying weather, 2013 Out of Hours indemnity forms are of top priority. Download and fill the form out here, then when your next flying if you hand it into the tower then the job is all done!

New 1/2 Mill CAA Southern England And Wales Ed 39 (2013) Chart now available!

Mar 8, 2013   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

It’s that time of year again! The new 1/2 Mill CAA Southern England And Wales Ed 39 (2013) Chart is now available, we have plenty in stock here, but they will go fast! Remain calm, we will be keeping stock so don’t worry if your not up here in the next week or so! Frequency charts won’t be printed with this years maps but you can get them from here

AV8 Reopens

Feb 14, 2013   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

Today, after 6 weeks of refurbishment the AV8 restaurant has reopened under the airport’s management! We’ve also attached the mouth watering AV8 Menu to see. Photo copyright of Cotswold Airport

The Antarctic Expedition Training Trike Arrives!

Jan 16, 2013   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

BIG NEWS…. Today the first Antarctic Expedition trike arrives at Kemble Flying Club! The modified P&M Quik GTR will be used to train the service personnel attempting the next expedition late next year! Don’t forget we are the official training provider for the expedition. More information can be found at Flying For Freedom

Flying SSDR, David Young Flies The Airbike

Nov 5, 2012   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

After many delays due to weather, DY finally gets his hands on John Riley’s Airbike! A Single Seat Deregulated Microlight. See what he had to say in Decembers issue of Flyer. Photo copyright of Ed Hicks/Flyer Magazine

Dave Sykes Visits Kemble

Oct 10, 2012   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

Today we got a visit from Dave Sykes, the British paraplegic pilot who set off on an epic record breaking microlight journey from York to Sydney in 2011. Find out more information at his website Solo Flight Global



Radio Training Now Available

Aug 8, 2012   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

 We are pleased to announce that Kemble Flying Club has been nominated by the CAA to conduct ab-initio Radio Telephony training. Call the office for more information.



Mar 11, 2012   //   by DavidYoung   //   Club News

Congratulations to Richard Foster who completed an Assistant Flying Instructor Course with David Young on 8th March and who successfully passed his Instructor test with FIE Paul Dewhurst on 9th March. Richard, from Staffordshire, whose recent flying has been on his AX3, started his training course with local pilot Julian Midder in the Eurostars on 8th February.  Richard, who in real life is a fire fighter,  has part time work lined up with another flying school. Congratulations also to Julian Midder who attended the same course and who passed his test with Fiona Luckhurst on 25th March 2012.  With his new Instructor ticket Julian was able to help with ground briefing and flying for the Cotswold Airport Scholarship this Easter.  We wish Richard and Julian every success with their future flying instruction.

New Assistant Flying Instructor Richard Foster

David Young Flies The New P&M PulsR

Feb 26, 2012   //   by Tom Hay   //   Club News

On a freezing cold day with temperatures not reach above -4 our very own hardy DY flies the brand new P&M Pulsr! His review of the aircraft will appear in next months magazine! Photo is copyright of Ed Hicks & Flyer Magazine.