15th July 2016:
Finnish registered light aircraft are not exactly a common sight in the UK. This Cirrus SR22 OH-GSA was present for this years Aeroexpo event.
Welcome to Sywell Aerodrome
Set in the heart of Northamptonshire, Sywell boasts one of the best General Aviation Airfields in the United Kingdom. With superb airfield facilities and a wonderful Art Deco styled Hotel, it is easy to see why many pilots consider this one of the finest fly-in destinations.
Sywell Classic - Pistons and Props
20th September 2016
Update - there are a limited number of Complimentary tickets for Pistons & Props on Saturday or Sunday, 24th or 25th September available for Sywell Village residents only. To apply, please send email confirming name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01604 491112.
Join us for this year's Footman James Sywell Classic - Pistons and Props motoring festival, combining historic racers, hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two-day event, celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.
Watch amazing live action on the transformed 'Racing Runway' and 'Sprint Strip' with iconic Formula 1 cars, Group B Rally cars, Hot Rods, Dragsters and Motorcycles all in action throughout the weekend.
Up in the skies; expect to see a variety of breath taking aerial displays & acrobatics from a variety of display teams.
Live Music will be played throughout the weekend with a superb line of bands performing in the Footman James sponsored Scarf & Goggles bar.
With a vintage fun fair and shopping village, make a weekend of it as camping packages are available. It's a great weekend for all the family.
Current Airfield Status and Weather
Fixed wing ops: OK Helicopter ops: OK
Runway in use: 21, circuit direction: RH, closing at: 1800.
Information current as of 08:30 on 26/09/2016 (local). For more detailed airfield status click here.
The calculated cloud base is 729 ft.
The wind is blowing at a speed of 4 kts (average of 4 kts) from the south (171°).
The temperature is 11 °C with a dew-point at 8 °C. The atmospheric pressure (QNH) is 1020 mb (QFE 1006 mb) and is Steady. The relative humidity is 83%.
|Forecast: Increasing clouds with little temperature change. Precipitation possible within 24 to 48 hours|