What there is to enjoy in the world of aviation in February 2016

1 GASCo Safety Evening Compton Abbas Airfield, Wiltshire. Tel: 01747 811767. Email: michelle@abbasair.com

2 GASCo Safety Evening York Gliding Centre, North Yorkshire. Tel: 01904 738694. Email: office@yorkglidingcentre.co.uk

3 GASCo Safety Evening Hull Institute of Health & Safety, Country Park Inn, Cliff Road, Hessle. Tels: 01482 327171 or 07850 032486. Email: chenery@abports.co.uk

4 GASCo Safety Evening Beverley (Linley Hill) Aerodrome. Details to be confirmed.

10 Phyling the Phantom — A Day in the Life of a Phantom Pilot in the Cold War London Society of Air-Britain lecture by Mike Bettell. Function Room, The Barley Mow, 104 Horseferry Road, Westminster, London. Starts 19:30. Email: james.dale@tesco.net

11 GASCo Safety Evening Rural Flying Corps, Bourn Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire. Tel: 01954 719602. Email: rfcbourn@btconnect.com

13 Getting Younger People into Glider Aerobatics Lasham Gliding Society talk by the British glider aerobatic team principal and four times National Aerobatic champion Paul Conran. Lasham, Hampshire. Tel: 01256 384900.

13 GASCo Safety Evening Norfolk Gliding Club, Tibenham, Norfolk. Tels: 01379 677530 or 07718 389346. Email: stevebrownlow@me.com

13 Vintage Aircraft Club Lunch, Museum Visit and Hangar Tour Sywell, Northamptonshire. Email: bronygraig12@hotmail.com vintageaircraftclub.org.uk

14 Valentine’s Day Fly-In Old Buckenham, Norfolk. oldbuck.com

20 Flying and Air Power Lasham Gliding Society talk by retired Air Commodore Andrew Lambert, former commander of the Weapons Instructor School. Lasham, Hampshire. Starts 6 p.m. Tel: 01256 384900.

27 Improving Your Personal Performance Lasham Gliding Society talk by Dr Al Nunn.


9-12 Seventh Annual Flight School Operators Conference B Resort & Spa, Buena Vista, Florida, USA. fsana.com

29-3 March HAI HeliExpo 2016 Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. heliexpo.rotor.org

Please remember to check with the organiser before setting out – events may be changed at short notice.

Get an early jump on the events for March, here.

Illustrations compiled by Mike Jerram

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