3nm SE of Halstead (N51:54.817 E000:40.900)
227ft AMSL
122.430

Kez’s Top Gun Experience

Kez recently took on the Top Gun Experience and absolutely loved it! “From the briefing right through to the landing, Nigel was fantastic. I can’t even explain how amazing the experience was, you really do have to try it to believe it. The talent of both Nigel (Firefly pilot) and Debs (target plane pilot) is […]

D-Day Talk

D-Day talk at The Essex – Wednesday 5th June, 7pm. Did you know that this year is the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings? The Essex are hosting a talk about the role that Earls Colne played in the lead up to D-Day and the impact that the presence of the US airforce personnel had […]

Interview with Craig

Craig recently completed his first solo flight with us and is progressing nicely towards his PPL. We asked him a few questions about how he’s found the experience so far.   How did you find your first flight? After having some previous flying and gliding experience (as an aircadet many moons ago and currently as […]

Interview with George

George has been learning to fly with us and he recently completed his first solo flight! We asked him a few questions to see how he’s getting on…   Describe your first solo flight Smooth and amazing, the feeling of being alone in an aircraft for the first time is like nothing else.   Do […]

Interview with Morgan

Morgan recently passed his skill test here at Anglian Flight Centres. We had a chat with him to see how he found the experience.   1. Why did you get into flying? It has always been my dream to become a pilot. Like many aspiring pilots, I fell in love with flying and all things […]

Get 50% off your initial membership fee…

Special Offer to get your Private Pilot’s Licence! Get 50% off of your initial membership fee at Earls Colne Airfield if you sign up for your Private Pilot’s Licence with us between now and January 31st 2024! With a fleet of the most popular training aircraft in the country, hard & grass runways and knowledgeable […]

Interview with Amina: Part 2

Amina recently achieved her PPL with us! We last caught up with Amina in January when she had completed her first solo. How does it feel to have achieved your PPL? Surreal Is there any advice you would give to other young people thinking about getting into aviation? Look into scholarships. I may never have […]

Summer Round Up

Summer 2023 has been full of students successfully passing exams, completing solo flights and achieving their PPL. Congratulations to everyone. We have had a mixed bag of weather and look forward to heading into Autumn. Fingers crossed the skies will be kind to us, but just in case, it’s always worth getting your IR(R). Give […]

Simon’s T6 Harvard Experience

Simon recently had a flight experience in the T6 Harvard. His review below sums up his experience perfectly! “Growing up I heard many stories from my Dad who served in the RAF as a Pilot Officer in Canada. His role was to fly Harvards. He was 19. It never dawned on me that one day, […]

Le Touquet

The AFC team had a fantastic trip to Le Touquet last weekend. Beautiful weather and a great day was had by all. Photos taken by Jack, Charlie, Debs, Chelsea, Walter and Gemma.