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
23rd August 2016
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 15:25 on 30/08/2016 (local). For more detailed airfield status click here.
The calculated cloud base is 2212 ft.
The wind is blowing at a speed of 4 kts (average of 5 kts) from the south/southwest (211°).
The temperature is 17 °C with a dew-point at 11 °C. The atmospheric pressure (QNH) is 1020 mb (QFE 1006 mb) and is Steady. The relative humidity is 66%.
|Forecast: Partly cloudy with little temperature change.|