Leicester Airport to host 2024 LAA Rally
Feb22

Leicester Airport to host 2024 LAA Rally

The Light Aircraft Association’s (LAA) annual Rally is due to return in 2024, taking place at Leicester Airport, a little over 40 years since it was last held at the midlands airport. Commenting on the Rally’s return, which had been limited to a ‘Grass Roots’ fly-in for the last couple of years, LAA CEO Simon Tilling said, “I am very pleased to announce that, following agreement with the airport management team yesterday, the 2024 LAA...

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LAA Rally Busiest Since Return to Sywell
Sep05

LAA Rally Busiest Since Return to Sywell

The 2018 Light Aircraft Association Rally broke records at Sywell Aerodrome in Northamptonshire. The good late summer weather ensured a record turnout of over 4,500 visitors and a total of 958 visiting aircraft over the three days of the show. At one point on Saturday afternoon there were over 400 aircraft parked on Sywell’s grass. An enlarged exhibitor area also set a new high in the number of companies and organisations on show,...

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On the Numbers: Oshkosh 2018 EAA Air Venture
Aug16

On the Numbers: Oshkosh 2018 EAA Air Venture

According to EAA Chairman Jack Pelton: “A ‘perfect’ event may be unattainable, but AirVenture 2018 came about as close as one could imagine. “The combination of outstanding programs, aircraft variety, a robust economy, and good weather combined to complement the efforts of our staff and 5,000 volunteers throughout the grounds. The week was upbeat, exciting, and filled with many ‘Only at Oshkosh’ moments.” Attendance:...

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