Pilot Calendar December 2012 issue

What’s coming up over the next few months

UK

NOVEMBER

8 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Caernarfon Airport, Dinas Dinle, Caernarfon, Wales. Tel: 01286 830800 or 07825 449603. Email: hollinshead8@btinternet.com

9 LIVE 2012 Careers in Aerospace Royal Aeronautical Society, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1. aerosociety.com/Events/Event-List/661/Careers-Fair-2012

9 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Mid-Wales Airport, Welshpool, Powys. 01938 555560 or 07759 411286. Email: midwalesairport@btconnect.com

10 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening South Downs Gliding Club, Parham Airfield, Storrington, West Sussex. Tel: 01903 815707. Email: clewsdave@aim.com southdowngliding.co.uk

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11 Fenland Aero Club 40th Anniversary Sunday Lunch commemorating the airfield’s first training flight Fenland, Lincolnshire. 01406 540330. fenlandairfield.co.uk

14 Hawker Hunter versus Supermarine Swift London Society of Air-Britain lecture by Nigel Walpole Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London W2. Doors open 7pm. Email: james.dale@tesco.net air-britain.com

21 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Leicester Aero Club, Gartree Road, Leicester. Tel: 0116 2592360. Email: info@leicesterairport.com

23 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening The Bushe Caf�, Blackbushe Airport, Surrey. Tel: 01252 877727 or 07788 713291. Email: jillsdevelin@aol.com

23 Fenland Aero Club 40 years of Fenland Quiz Fenland, Lincolnshire. 01406 540330. fenlandairfield.co.uk

29 Preserving our Naval Aviation Heritage Society of Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Museum Lecture by Cdr Sue Eagles RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset. 01935 822143.

DECEMBER

1-2 The Flying Show National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. bmaa.org/events.php

2 Vintage Sunday Fly-In Old Sarum, Wiltshire. PPR essential. Free landings for pre-1965 aircraft. oldsarumairfield.co.uk

4 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening RFC Flying Training Ltd, Bourne Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire. Tel: 01954 719602. Email: rfcbourn@btconnect.com bourn2fly.co.uk

5 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Clubhouse, Seething Airfield, Norfolk. Tel: 07976 661784. Email: bmricheselectrical@hotmail.co.uk

6 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Clubroom, Buckminster Gliding Club, Saltby Airfield, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Tel: 01476 860385 or 07790 914198. Email: mikeclaxton@hotmail.co.uk

9 The Helicopter Museum Open Cockpit Day Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. helicoptermuseum.co.uk

12 The NATO AEW Force London Society of Air-Britain lecture by Air Cdr (Ret’d) Norman Bonnor Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London W2. Doors open 7pm. Email: james.dale@tesco.net air-britain.com

13 Royal Aeronautical Society Wilbur and Orville Wright Memorial Lecture 4 Hamilton Place, London W1. aerosociety.com/Events

JANUARY

5-6 Icicle Balloon Meeting Warren Farm, Savernake Forest, Marlborough, Wiltshire. icicle.org.uk

6 Vintage Sunday Fly-In Old Sarum, Wiltshire. PPR essential. Free landings for pre-1965 aircraft. oldsarumairfield.co.uk

6 Aviation & Airline Collectors’ Fair Hallmark Hotel, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey. Tel: 01737 822200. redhillairshow.co.uk

9 Blackburn Buccaneer London Society of Air-Britain lecture by Graham Pitchfork Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London W2. Doors open 7pm. Email: james.dale@tesco.net air-britain.com

10 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Enstone Flying Club, Oxfordshire. enstoneflyingclub.co.uk

11 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening East Midlands Airport Tel: 01332 810444 Email: info@donaireastmidlands.co.uk

14 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening VVB Aviation, The Flight Centre, Southend Airport, Essex. Tel: 01702 546420 Email: office@theflightcentre.net

15 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening The Holiday Inn, Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent. Tel: 01634 869968 or 07976 981769 Email: kcarr@rochesterairport.co.uk

16 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Biggles Bar, Lydd Aero Club, Kent. Tel: 01797 320734. Email: lyddaero@btconnect.com

17 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening The Ballroom, Goodwood House, Chichester, West Sussex. Tel: 01243 755066. Email: flying.instructor@goodwood.com

25 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Andrewsfield Aviation, Saling Airfield, Essex. Tel: 01371 856744. Email: mike@andrewsfield.com

FEBRUARY

3 Vintage Sunday Fly-In Old Sarum, Wiltshire. PPR essential. Free landings for pre-1965 aircraft. oldsarumairfield.co.uk

7 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Truman Aviation, Nottingham City Airport (Tollerton). Tel: 0115 9815050. Email: jenico@trumanaviation.co.uk

13 USAF Tactical Flight Refuelling 1953-1965 London Society of Air-Britain lecture by John Bessette, Lt Col, USAF (Ret’d) Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London W2. Doors open 7pm. Email: james.dale@tesco.net air-britain.com

MARCH

3 Vintage Sunday Fly-In Old Sarum, Wiltshire. PPR essential. Free landings for pre-1965 aircraft. oldsarumairfield.co.uk

7 GASCo/CAA General Aviation Safety Evening Cambridge Gliding Centre, Little Gransden, Bedfordshire. Tel: 07801 398714. Email: crs@plextek.com

13 The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight London Society of Air-Britain lecture by Sqn Ldr Stuart Reid, retired BBMF Lancaster captain Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London W2. Doors open 7pm. Email: james.dale@tesco.net air-britain.com

OVERSEAS

NOVEMBER

10 Piper 75th Anniversary Celebration Day Vero Beach, Florida, USA. piper.com

13-18 Airshow China 2012 Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. airshow.com.cn

DECEMBER

2 Fundaci�n Infante de Orleans Flying Day Cuatro Vientos, Madrid, Spain. fio.es

11-13 MEBA Middle East Business Aviation Show 2012 Al Maktoum International-Airport-Dubai World Central, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. meba.aero

JANUARY

5-20 32nd FAI World Gliding Championships Adolfo Gonzalez Ch�vez, Argentina. fai.org/igc-events

17-20 US Sport Aviation Expo Sebring, Florida, USA. sport-aviation-expo.com

18-20 Wings Over Wairarapa 2013 Hood Aerodrome, Masterton, New Zealand. wings.org.nz

FEBRUARY

26-3 March Australian International Airshow & Aerospace and Defence Exposition Avalon Airport, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. airshow.net.au

MARCH

4-7 Heli-Expo 2013 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. rotor.com

5-7 Abu Dhabi Air Expo General Aviation Exhibition Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi. adairexpo.com