May Update

This month we have had lots going on at Earls Colne Airfield! Some of you were lucky enough to enjoy a flight in the ME108. The Flying Reporter hosted his first supporters’ fly in and we have finally got some weather to be excited about! If you’d like a more detailed update each month, sign […]

Interview with Steven Hardy: Part 2

We recently caught up again with Steven following our interview with him a year ago when he was just starting his PPL journey – how time flies! How far into your flight training journey are you now? Currently I am learning the circuit. The thrill of coming into land knowing that I have full control […]

Looking back in time

We recently interviewed Mick Manders who was the business owner of Earls Colne airfield from the 1980s until 2017. It got us looking back at some old photos from when the airfield first began. Head over to our social media to watch the video of Mick! Instagram Facebook  

Interview with Rafferty Bradford

We caught up with Rafferty, who recently passed his skills test with us! How did you get into flying? I’ve always wanted to be a pilot ever since I was a little boy. Growing up, my mum was an air stewardess for Virgin Atlantic. I spent a lot of time on aircraft going to loads […]

Pizza Evening

We had a fantastic pizza evening last week hosted by Nigel & Debs, on the topic of ‘understanding the weather for flight planning’. Thank you to everyone who attended!

Top Gun Experience Giveaway (closed)

This giveaway is now closed. Win the ultimate ‘top gun’ flying experience for 2! One of you will experience the thrill of air combat manoeuvres first hand in our T67M260 Firefly, even taking the controls of this fully aerobatic aircraft. The other can observe the fun from the “target” aircraft, experiencing some close formation flying […]

Interview with Amina Waheed

We recently caught up with Amina, who is progressing extremely well through the PPL course having just completed her first solo.   How did you feel whilst flying solo? It was a truly thrilling experience! The initial apprehension quickly wore off once I started following procedures and checklists I had practised several times before with […]

Ella’s Flying Journey

Ella has just started her flying journey with us (at the age of 14!) and has completed 3 hours training so far.   What made you want to get your PPL? It would be great to fly with my Dad and I like the freedom of being able to fly where I want to. Is […]

Cold Weather

We have been experiencing some very cold weather at the airfield, with snow and ice preventing us from doing much flying! Whilst this has made for some lovely views, we are very much looking forward to resuming lessons as normal when the runway is clear. As you can see, Kevin is not too happy about […]

Interview with Mihai Ursan

How did you first get into aviation?  My first experience in aviation was when I joined the local air cadet squadron at the age of 12. At the start we learned a lot about flying and were introduced to the idea that you can actually become a pilot and fly planes yourself and after that […]