Rougham Airfield

Rougham Airfield ‘Wings, Wheels & Steam’ fly-in
23/24th June 2001

This is your invitation to join us for  the annual Rougham Airfield ‘Wings, Wheels & Steam’  fly-in on 23/24th June 2001. at Rougham Airfield, 2 miles East of Bury-St-Edmunds, Suffolk. 

Aviation auction Saturday 11am (Lacy,Scott & Knight), Steam engines, Military and Historic vehicles, evening dance, beer tent, catering, children’s attractions and much, much more…come and enjoy a great weekend at our lovely grass airfield and help us to fight off proposed building development on our field!! 

We would love to see some Autogyro’s at Rougham and I’m sure the public would be very interested!   PPR from 07.00 at telephone #  07946 093599  on event days, airfield opens at 09.00 each day depart by 17.00 . PPR prior to the event weekend at 01206-298317 ( between 1600-1800hrs daily) or by e-mail at duncan.r.skeels@btinternet.com   Landing fees £5 (vintage aircraft over 25 years old FREE!) inclusive of event entry and ‘a cup of tea’!  

Location: 

52.15′ N 000.46′ E  –  TL 890646  
Runway:   09 / 27 700m x 25m grass – Displaced threshold.  
Elevation: 200 feet AMSL : Altimeters Regional QNH Radio:      
Join:         Between Bury-St-Edmunds Sugar beet factory chimney and Great Barton through the overhead at 1500 feet to join circuit at 1000 feet QNH.  Circuits to South of runway and crowd area.  
Radio:      ROUGHAM RADIO 130.675MHz   (for info Lakenheath MATZ 128.90MHz)
Taxi/Parking:  Clear Rwy at first exit; taxi with caution uneven ground, look for marshaller who will give you a parking slot, please report to control.  
Services:  NO Fuel/Oil, lots of grass and goodwill!
Departure: Let control know you are leaving, give priority to landing aircraft. Warnings:  Pleasure flying helicopter will be in operation.  

Advisory: We have been in consultation with MAFF concerning the F & M outbreak and they advise that visiting Pilots/Passengers to please take sensible disinfection precautions before departure from their home field. Anyone considering flying in or stopping off at any Airfield where animals graze please call me for advice. Rougham field is on arable land and is/has not been used for livestock grazing, at present there are NO F & M cases in Suffolk.Many thanks! I hope to see lots of you here on the 23/24th , happy landings! Duncan Skeels. Airfield Operations Manager. Rougham Airfield Duncan.R.Skeels@btinternet.com

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