25th October 2013:
Visiting Sloane Helicopters, Boscombe Down based Agusta 109 ZE416 of the Empire Test Pilots School. It was also a regular visitor in it's former guise as G-ESLH.
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 Airshow returns again for 2014!
1st December 2013
Our superb biannual airshow will be back again on August 17th 2014 and will commemorate the centenary of the start of the Great War in August 2014 with one of the largest dogfights of WW1 aeroplanes to be seen in the Northern Hemisphere! Over four hours of aerobatics, barnstorming , warbirds, jets and helicopters will provide a superb family day out, not to mention our extensive trade stands, classic and military vehicles, vintage racing cars, our patent giant Scalextric set, on site Sywell Aviation Museum and superb food stalls!
Of course your volunteer team organize the whole show in aid of The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and other local good causes so you can not only have a great time but feel happy knowing you are supporting deserving causes as well - win win or what!
The 2012 show raised in excess of £50,000 for good causes and we aim to do the same, or better at this next show!
What better Christmas present than tickets for friends or family to attend - especially our bargain family ticket - 2 adults and 3 children under 12 for ONLY £40 - they are ONLY available in advance so grab a bargain!
Our early bird discounts are back - Adults in advance are £17.50 (£25 On The Day) Children under 12 £6 (£10 OTD)... we have limited availability so once they're gone they're gone!
Give your family a treat this Christmas - the best gift of all - great memories - and know you're supporting Charities too!
We are now accepting applications from Traders and Classic/Military Vehicle Owners - please also note that Disabled Parking is VERY limited and must be applied for in advance.
SYWELL GREAT WAR AIRSHOW - NORTHAMPTONSHIRE'S PREMIER DAY OUT!
Current Airfield Status and Weather
Fixed wing ops: OK Helicopter ops: OK
Runway in use: 21, circuit direction: RH, closing at: 1550.
Information current as of 11:10 on 10/12/2013 (local). For more detailed airfield status click here.
The calculated cloud base is 947 ft.
The wind is blowing at a speed of 3 kts (average of 4 kts) from the south (188°).
The temperature is 5 °C with a dew-point at 2 °C. The atmospheric pressure (QNH) is 1030 mb (QFE 1016 mb) and is Steady. The relative humidity is 85%.
|Forecast: Mostly clear and warmer.|