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Thruxton Aerodrome secures new owner
Jun10

Thruxton Aerodrome secures new owner

According to Grant Francis from aircraft maintenance business Aerofurb Restorations, their home airport, Thruxton Aerodrome, has been sold to a private individual. Rumours of the sale of the Hampshire aerodrome and race circuit have been ongoing for some months, following the news that owners Western Air were looking to divest. Suggestions of the place being demolished and turned into an Amazon distribution hub, housing estate or...

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UK airfield round-up
Nov15

UK airfield round-up

In a general round up of airport news from around the UK, FTN takes a look at some of those airfields currently under threat and some which are living the high life. With apologies to those airfields that have been inadvertently left out from this report, here’s the current UK airfield scene as FTN perceives it. First on the threat list is Old Sarum airfield in Wiltshire, which has been very quiet for the last few years after the...

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Heli Air announce 2017 Helicopter Training Scholarships
Oct24

Heli Air announce 2017 Helicopter Training Scholarships

Heli Air, the UK’s largest light helicopter training organisation with bases in Denham (Uxbridge), High Wycombe, Wellesbourne (Warwick), Thruxton, Fairoaks, Gloucester and Cumbernauld (Glasgow) are offering three helicopter pilot scholarships for 2017. Applications are open to those who have completed their PPL (H) training course with Heli Air, there are three scholarships on offer. www.heliair.com/pilot-scholarships/ ADVANCED...

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