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Nationals Showline 2017 Pilot Applications

Planning has now commenced for this year’s Showline and an application form for pilots wishing to express an interest in taking part can be downloaded from the link below or obtained directly from the office. The 2017 Showline will see a  two day flying programme featuring some of the UK’s top display pilots. I look forward to receiving completed application forms. Manny Williamson Showline FDD
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2017 Free Flight Nationals & Power Nationals at RAF Barkston Heath

We are pleased to announce that arrangements to hold both the 2017 Free Flight Nationals and the 2017 Power Nationals at RAF Barkston Heath have been confirmed. The Free Flight Nationals will take place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend (27-29 May) and the Power Nationals will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (26-28 August). The construction work which rendered the airfield unavailable to us last August for the 2016 Power Nationals has now been completed and the RAF have re-...
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The 2016 Power Nationals - update

Further to the previous announcement regarding the lack of availability of RAF Barkston Heath as a venue for the 2016 Power Nationals.  The Commandant of RAF College Cranwell subsequently reviewed the decision to decline permission for us to use RAF Barkston Heath for the 2016 Power Nationals and we regret that he has come back once again with a very firm ‘no’. He is citing the reason for his decision on advice received from the Lincolnshire Event Safety Partnership, a forum responsible for a...
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The 2016 Power Nationals

It is with some disappointment that we confirm that the RAF have declined us permission to use Barkston Heath to hold the 2016 Power Nationals. During the course of 2016, there will be a considerable amount of construction work undertaken on the airfield which will render a large area out of bounds. As such, the view of those in command was that they would not be in a position to support a major public event at Barkston Heath in 2016.  It is only the third occasion in the last thirty six years ...
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Indoor Duration Nationals Entry Form

The entry form for the Indoor Duration British National Championships to be held on Saturday 12th, Sunday 13th & Monday 14th September 2015at The Brabazon Hangar, Filton, Bristol. 9am-5pm each day, by kind permission of Bristol Aero Collection can be downloaded from the link below.   Indoor Duration Nationals Entry Form
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Silent Flight Nationals - 29-31 August, 2015

SILENT FLIGHT NATIONALS 29th-31st August, 2015 Wetlands Retford Notts DN22 8PN Following the news that RAF Cranwell will definitively not be available for the SF Nats 2015 the venue will now be Wetlands, on the traditional August Bank Holiday weekend. Camping will be available but dogs are not allowed. Briefly the daily schedule is: Saturday     F5J     F5B     100S Sunday       F3B     F3J      2M eSoaring Monday       F3K     Open eSoaring.   Entry form will be available to complete a...
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