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Read on for the latest local airport news, expert advice and aviation stories from Kittyhawk Aerodrome...
April 14, 2023
Aerovolt smart aircraft charging station coming soon

We look forward to welcoming the Pipistrel Velis Electro this summer with the Aerovolt new smart aircraft charging station - ETA July 2023. Kittyhawk Airport is happy to be a part of the new southern UK network of smart charging stations. Read Aerovolt's press release here.

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March 25, 2023
Private Flight: Lobsters to Bergen

In the summer of 1971, I had just graduated as a cadet from the Joint Airways Pilot Training Scheme which supplied pilots for both BEA and BOAC.  My joy at having in my hand the brand new light blue Commercial Pilots Licence (ink barely dry!) with it’s quaint pages tied inside a sturdy cardboard cover by […]

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July 13, 2022
Thanks for making our fly-in special

Time flies - it’s already been two weeks since our second fly-in and BBQ. Thank you all for coming over and taking part. We had over 200 people visit with just shy of 40 aircraft flying in. We’d hoped for more but alas wind conditions in the west of the UK meant that a lot […]

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June 7, 2022
National hang gliding competition won by resident Jonny Carr, 72

Jonny Carr, 72, has won a national hang gliding competition, claiming top spot at the Great British Aerotow Revival 2022. Congratulations from all of us at Kittyhawk! Jonny Hang Gliding Read the full article in the Argus here.

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April 1, 2022
Save the date: Airport Fly-in & BBQ Sunday 26th June 2022

We recently announced the date of our next airport fly-in to Kittyhawk Aerodrome after the success of our somewhat last minute fly-in last September. Airport Fly-in Latest We are busy for the moment improving our runways and taxiways for the start of this season so more details and an RSVP form will be published in […]

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September 11, 2021
When I first landed at Kittyhawk Farm, it was a mistake

(Destination Kittyhawk Farm. Written for LAA Magazine, Sep 2021) When I first landed at Kittyhawk Farm, it was a mistake. I had been passing by aloft on a beautifully sunny day when the radio, tuned to Safetycom and silence, burst into life. “Luscombe overhead…come down and have a cuppa…” Hard to refuse such a warm, […]

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