Aero Legends to run flying training school at Compton Abbas
Jan01

Aero Legends to run flying training school at Compton Abbas

Operator of vintage aircraft experiences Aero Legends have announced their expansion to Compton Abbas airfield in Dorset where, alongside offering historical experience flights, they also intend to operate a flying training school. Compton Abbas airfield was sold by the Hughes family on 7 October 2022 to Ashcombe Estates LLP, owned and operated by film director Guy Ritchie. In a letter dated 6 October, Mr Ritchie noted that although...

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Compton Abbas Airfield sold – new flying school operator sought
Oct10

Compton Abbas Airfield sold – new flying school operator sought

Compton Abbas Airfield in north Dorset has been sold to nearby neighbour, movie director Guy Ritchie. In a letter confirming the purchase, Mr Ritchie said: “We are pleased to announce that Ashcombe Estates are purchasing Compton Abbas Airfield from the Hughes family. Compton Abbas Airfield is an important part of the local area and has been the heart of the flying community here for many years. “We will keep running the Airfield in...

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