Reopening Panshanger Aerodrome for the community

Click here to sign the petition. Panshanger Aerodrome on the outskirts of Welwyn Garden City was one of the most successful GA airfields in the UK and has been closed for three years.  In October 2016, Welwyn Hatfield Council made a historic u-turn decision to amend their Draft Local Plan to include provision of an airfield at […]


UK Aviation Minister Responds to GAAC Network of Airfields Paper

Please click below to see the report on a Strategic Network of Airfields sent on 26th July by GAAC to the new Aviation Minister, Lord Callanan: [embeddoc url=”” download=”all”] The Minister recently replied favorably and GAAC hopes to publish his response shortly on this website. For any queries please e-mail the report’s author, John Gilder,


Charity Cycle ride by board member Andy Symons

GAAC Board Member Andy Symons of the British Model Flying Association is taking part in a charity cycle ride around Loch Ness on Sunday 23rd April as part of his personal Fat to Fit program, last year Andy raised £600 for Help for Heroes by undertaking a “Million Step challenge”. This year Andy is raising


Keep Airfields Greenfields!! View the petition

KEEP AIRFIELDS GREENFIELDS. Review Airfield Classification as Brownfield Sites Sign the petition here! In 2003 an ‘administrative oversight’ led to the deletion of planning protection from airfields being classified as brownfield sites. As a result, airfields are being closed by developers, breaking transport links and destroying significant areas of natural habitat within airfield boundaries. The

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