Each year, the IWM Duxford Airfield Team runs a series of Fly-In Bonus Days and Aviation
The 2014 Fly-In Bonus Days and Aviation Event Days include a major event for the General
Aviation (GA) community which has become a must to attend. This is the Safety Day, held in
our AirSpace exhibition, where visitors can meet with aviation experts, listen to presentations
and discuss points of interest.
In addition to the popular regular Fly-In Bonus Days, new for 2014 is the British Microlight
Aircraft Association Bonus Days on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 August and the culmination of the
Around Britain Air Rally on Friday 13 June.
Duxford Airfield Safety Day
Saturday 12 April
Table-top sessions run continuously from 10.30am to 4.30pm.
Presentations run from 11.30am to 1.30pm and are repeated from 2pm to 4pm
∑ Jon Bolton on NATS infringement with Matt Thompson on Farnborough LARS
Jon and Matt will run a joint presentation on the subject of airspace infringements and
how to avoid them.
∑ Barry Tucker and Dan Batty on Distress and Diversion (D&D)
In addition to making the GA community aware of what Distress and Diversion can offer,
this presentation will also help GA pilots to understand what D&D need from them. This
presentation is designed to reduce the stresses that pilots are under when they suffer
emergencies or disorientation.
∑ Chris Finnigan, Manager, GA Flight Ops, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
The CAA presentation will look at the importance of improving pilot pre-flight planning to
help reduce the number of GA aircraft flying through parachute drop zones, glider sites
and military danger areas. The presentation will include a brief on the likely increase in
the level of military flying in the UK, resulting from the drawdown of forces from
Afghanistan and the reintegration by fleet type of military aircraft to different parts of the
∑ Nils Jamieson, GasCo
Nils will talk about practical threat and error management for GA pilots.
Representatives at table-top sessions include the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
(AOPA); the National Air Traffic Service (NATS), including units from
Infringements;NOTAMS/AIP, Farnborough Light Aircraft Radar Service (LARS); Distress and
Diversion (D&D); London FISOs and AFPEx; the Civil Aviation Authority; the General Aviation
Safety Council; the Chief Flying Instructor (CFI) from Andrewsfield and the Royal Institute of
Navigationís General Aviation Group (GANG).
Guided tours of the AirSpace and Battle of Britain exhibitions will be on offer in the morning and
in the afternoon of the Safety Day.
Entry to the Airfield Safety Day is £5 per person. The landing fee is reduced to £7. Landing
slots for the day are limited. If you canít fly in, or the weather is poor, you can attend by car, but
you must pre-book. Book your landing fee or arrival by car by calling 01223 833 376.
Light Aircraft Association Bonus Day
Saturday 7 June
A Bonus Day for members and guests of the Light Aircraft Association (LAA). All light aircraft
types are welcome.
Donít forget to enjoy IWM Duxfordís fascinating exhibitions with your reduced admission offer.
The landing fee is reduced to £7. Landing slots for the day are limited. Book your half-price
landing slot by calling 01223 833 376.
British Microlight Aircraft Association Bonus Days
Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 August
The British Microlight Aircraft Association (BMAA) looks after the interests of microlight owners
in the UK. Its aims are to further the sport of microlight aviation, keep flying costs down to a
minimum for its members and to represent them in national and international matters relating to
The BMAA Bonus Day is an opportunity for microlight owners to fly into Duxford at the muchreduced
landing fee of £7 per aircraft. Meet other microlight owners and explore IWM Duxfordís
absorbing history and thrilling exhibitions with a reduced admission offer. Landing slots for the
day are limited. Book your half-price landing slot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Around Britain Air Rally
Concludes at IWM Duxford on Friday 13 June
In June 2004, an assorted group of 45 aircraft left Sywell to fly around Britain by an
anticlockwise route. The main objective was to give less experienced pilots the chance to
spread their wings in a reasonably challenging environment but accompanied by crew used to
aerial touring. Ten days, 18 airfields and about 1400 miles later, the rally finished at Old
To commemorate the tenth anniversary of that flight, the Around Britain Air Rally will be flown
again in June 2014, this time concluding at IWM Duxford. See around 30 aircraft finish the aerial
tour they started out on ten days earlier, by flying onto the historic Duxford airfield.
A special Bonus Day for owners of Vans RV aircraft. Arrive in any Vans RV aircraft, meet fellow
RV pilots and compare notes. Take time to explore IWM Duxfordís exciting exhibitions with your
reduced admission offer. The landing fee is reduced to £7. Landing slots for the day are limited.
Book your half-price landing slot by calling 01223 833 376.
For all aviation events please call 01223 833 376 to register your interest, book your landing slot
for PPR/briefing and to receive the programme for the day.
Interest in IWM Duxford Fly-In Bonus Days and Aviation Event Days always runs high so please
book your landing slot early.
Donít forget that Duxford Airfield is PPR all year round.