2020 Scholarship Winners

Today we announce the winners of our 2020 scholarships: BWPA Flying Start Scholarships: Maleha Khan, Daisy Bing BWPA Flying High Scholarships: Hannah Nobbs, Lucy Wootton, Laura Mayer BWPA CATS [...]

Landing into wind…

When the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) was developing the overarching regulations for aviation in Europe, they added a rule which stated that ‘all aircraft must land into wind’. It [...]

It’s check flight time

Whether you are a new PPL holder or an experienced pilot (career or recreational), lockdown has provided us the chance to review our skills. Now that restrictions are beginning to lift, it is a [...]

Daphne Poynter obituary

Daphne Poynter, one of the long-term members of the BWPA, passed away at her residential home in Stevenage on Wednesday 13 May 2020. Daphne was a loyal BWPA member since joining in 1957, two [...]

65 years of the BWPA

This year marks the 65th anniversary of the founding of the BWPA. Civil aviation all but ceased when World War II started in 1939, with most serviceable small private aircraft being [...]