We visit Henstridge and Compton Abbas airfields and learn about the role of the Light Aircraft Association.

Remembering that most pilots start their careers in general aviation we look at the sector, how it is performing and some of the great opportunities to visit local airfields.

EGHS Aeronca's and Stinson 6.3.16 028 Copyright N Wilson

EGHS Aeronca’s and Stinson 6.3.16 028 Copyright N Wilson

First we talk to Neil Wilson from the LAA at Henstridge and then visit Emma Hughes at Compton Abbas.

Compton Abbas - Copyright XTP Media

Compton Abbas – Copyright XTP Media

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Neil Wilson / LAA at Henstridge


Henstridge - Copyright N Wilson

Henstridge – Copyright N Wilson

Emma Hughes at Compton Abbas


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Compton Abbas – Copyright XTP Media

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