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Monthly Star Events
2020

Members taking part in these events on the specified day or days in the briefing, will be awarded a star which is displayed alongside their flight record in the Members List

January - Engines Out!

What to do when the fan stops. We will fly from Clacton to Norwich and back, but near Norwich, the engine stops and you have to choose which of several nearby airfields you can land at. Here is the Briefing Document.

February - Birthday Bash - Short South India Tour

A short Tour of some of the famous Southern & Western Indian areas like Cochin, Chennai (Madras), Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore (all with a bit of history explained from the Portuguese, Dutch and the British Raj). Here is the Briefing Document.

March Mels Mad Monday March Mayhem

This event is a salute to Mel Kirk, who designed the first 'Mel's Mad Monday'. This month we will all fly our favourite Gold Cup jockey into the temporary airfield used for the Cheltenham Gold Cup (EGBC). Helicopters recommended. Here is the Briefing Document.

April Another Tour of Extreme Airfields

By popular demand, this event is a challenge to all the Club'sSTOL enthusiasts to land at four extreme Airfields in the Alps, - one in each of four countries.

May - Fly Ball

You will have to wait for further details of this gem!

June - Senior Pilot

Our senior member celebrates his 100th birthday this month. We re-enact one of his many real world flights .

July - Oshkosh 2020

This year is the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Fly those warbirds to this world famous event.

August - Take Up Slack - All Out!

Gliding with Max over Gloucester.

September - Biggles Escapes

Another event returning by popular demand. Re-enact one of Capt. W.E.John's famous hero's flights.

October - Lofty's Lessons

In memory of Lofty Henning; Try to fly with our CFI! This month we face the challenge of a night flight round Manchester.

November - Club Display event

2-4-CIX and the virtual Battle of Britain Memorial Flight strut their stuff with fly-pasts and spectacular aerobatic formations. This year our display is being held at our Gloucestershire base.

December - Christmas Caper

Our usual December month long tour of somewhere scenic and interesting.

For these events, don't forget to complete your PIREP in order to collect your STARS