Shipdham Airfield Open Day
We as a club were invited by John Waterman (One of our Members) to attend an open day at the Shipdham airfield. John has owned a Robin Hood for several years but is also involved in flying in a big way.
John successfully passed his flying training a few years ago and has helped build an aircraft; he presently owns a Cessna aircraft.
Four of us meet at Dereham and travelled the short distance together to the airfield. On arrival there were a few things to do and look at; my favourite of these was the museum remembering the 44th bomb group. Other attractions included Helicopter rides, Air Ambulance, WW2 Vehicles, Our Kit Cars and a Climbing Wall. We were soon joined by Bruce Sydall in his lovely old
At 1.30 the air show started with Ken Wallis flying one of his auto gyros.
We were then treated to two hours of flying. Displays were given by the following. plus some others.
Seething Flying Circus
Martin Pidd Luego Velocity XT
Richard Strike & family Luego Velocity XT
Andy Petrie and Michaela Westfield
Stuart & Beryl Davey
Bruce Sydall Westfield
Peter Tamblyn Tiger super cat
Paul Spurgeon Westfield