After the success of their first birthday party, held last June at Denham Aerodrome, Helipaddy - the mobile app and online landing site database used by helicopter pilots around the world - wishes to invite fellow aviators to a friendly afternoon fly-in at the beautiful White Waltham Airfield, home of the West London Aero Club, this August 14th from 1pm.
Conveniently located just 35 miles from London, White Waltham is well known throughout the British aviation community, and for good reason. For those who have not had the pleasure of visiting, White Waltham is set in 200 acres on the edge of a picturesque estate in the beautiful Berkshire countryside and is one of the largest grass airfields in Britain, if not the largest!
Present on the day will be a vintage Westland Scout as well as vintage fixed-wing aircraft, some of which will be making their way to Greece for the start of the Vintage Air Rally expedition from Crete to Cape Town. The afternoon is being supported by Vintage Air Rally, who will be launching their book 'The Race for the Cape’, a limited edition publication focusing on the history of record breaking flights between London and Cape Town, on the day. Martin Barraclough, a fixed wing pilot who spent the early years of his pilot career flying around Africa and the author of this title, will also be there to give a short talk on the rich aviation history surrounding this route.
The HeliSAS Autopilot and safety augmentation system from Genesys Aerosystems will be present on the day and representatives of the company will be available for any enquiries that curious pilots may have about this incredibly exciting piece of kit.
A BBQ lunch will be available and the lovely WLAC clubhouse will also be open for light refreshments or for guests wishing to relax indoors. There will also be Helipaddy giveaways on the day, make sure to record your landing in the app! Landing fees will be waived for those uplifting 50L of fuel.
Please contact Helipaddy directly to confirm your intention to come, all family and friends are welcome.