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The Annual Dinner & Dance was a great success many thanks to all who supported the evening.Congratulations to The Rudman family for winning the Jim Heelan Memorial Trophy.
Ollie, Tony, Phil
This goes to the
aerodrome that has been an outstanding
place to visit, offering value for money and
helpful service, and this year’s winner was
Andrewsfield in Essex.
The citation reads: “Andrewsfield, at the
south-eastern corner of the Stansted zone,
epitomises the typical GA airfield. It is a
grass aerodrome based on an originally
much larger military airfield established for
the USAF in 1942, then named Andrews
Field, as is the case for many such airfields
in the USA, after air power pioneer
Lieutenant General Frank Andrews.
Following a period of neglect after the end
of the war, a 3000 foot grass strip was
established for light aircraft, with a
clubhouse in 1975 for the Andrewsfield
Flying Club. It is the base for many
privately owned aircraft, and flight training
remains a significant activity. Visitors
always receive a warm welcome at
The award was received on the airfield’s
behalf by Carol Cooper, the Chief Flying
Instructor, who has flown some 20,000
hours, almost all of them instructing at
Information on Mode S for the Stansted TMZ.
It has been difficult to find anything clear about the mandatory use of Mode S within the Stansted TMZ but here are 2 documents relating to it.
Annual Dinner & Dance
Saturday 8th December 2012 to be held at Channels please call the office 01371 856744 to reserve your tickets or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAA Safety Evening- Friday 25th January 2012 @ 1930hrs. All pilots welcome dont forget to bring your log books.
Ski Trip Returns: Great Fun Great Weatherr Great Time Photo to follow soon
Christmas Raffle Draw Christmas Eve 13:00 hrs
Curry & Carols 14th Dec: Thank you to all who attended and a big thank you to Clive Walker
Mathew Cole - Congratualtion on passing his CPL test
Andrewsfield wins Best Airfield Award - on 10 Sept 2011 Carol Cooper accepted Andrewsfield's award at the Duxford AOPA Bonus Day - see more details on AOPA's website