Vintage Aircraft Club Fly-in – Popham 23 August 2020

CFI-UK VP’s mount – Hmm- must apply the duck oil…. Simon briefs co-pilot, Dave, on formation techniques Getting ready to depart – after a good lunch, courtesy of the Doughnut Company A quick lift-off into the stiff breeze Not quite such a quick lift-off – too many doughnuts perhaps? And there they go……. With thanks to Chris Wood for the photos – you can see his report on the Fly-in on the Global Aviation Resource website at https://www.globalaviationresource.com/v2/2020/08/25/vintage-aircraft-club-fly-in-popham-23rd-august-2020/

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Vierzon Fly-in and CFI Tour 2019

Vierzon flying 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On the 6th, 7th and 9th of September, the CFI was welcomed on the Vierzon-Méreau airfield by the friendly local team of ” les Ailes  Vierzonnaises “. Arrivals were from Friday to Saturday. We all enjoyed Saturday night, the wonderful evening organized by our guests. If the weather was not quite, nonetheless 34 planes joined us, including 29 RF’s.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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CFI Tour 2019

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] European Lakes Tour organized by the CFI Proposed by Michel Malignon, the tour of the European lakes invites all interested RF pilots to join the aerodrome of departure, Fayence, Tuesday, September 3, 2019. The group will make the following steps :[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”928″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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RSA Euro Fly-In Brienne-le-Château (LFFN) The 3 + 4 August 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jean Marc Sky, a CFI member and the RSA (French Popular Aviation), welcomed us at the 2019 Experimental aircraft Fly-in in Brienne-le-Château. Brienne is a former NATO air base located between Nancy and Paris in Champagne. The weather was beautiful and many CFI members decided to come. This was the first 2019 CFI international Fly-in. The German team – with 7 RF – had gathered in Saverne (LFQY), base of Philippe Dufay. I must say that there is no landing fee in Saverne, that gasoline is at supermarket prices and…

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Rassemblement EuroFly’in

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As every year, I will be at RSA Brienne-Le Chateau (LFFN) Fly-in. This gathering will be even more expanded than last year! It is the most popular place for manufacturers, designers and enthusiasts of light aviation. Many aero traders will be there and of course the designers too. I will be there for a personalized reception of all the RF that always dream pilots and …… the organizers! Friends of the CFI, come the first weekend of August 2019, Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 to share all these good moments!…

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Planning des Sorties du CFI pour 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] La dernière assemblé générale a été le moment choisi pour annoncer quels seront les voyages et sorties prévues pour 2019. Vous en trouverez ci-après la liste ci-après mise à jour. Les Rassemblements [/vc_column_text][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1551204398590{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] CFI Benelux Le rassemblement est planifié les 18 et 19 Mai, à Brusteen – St Tronc (EBST), en Belgique. Armand Bussé dispose déjà de tous les accords. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] [mapsmarker marker=”3″] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator css=”.vc_custom_1551204434575{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text] CFI Italie le Rassemblement est planifié du 8 au 10 juin 2019 à…

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Sisteron 2018 – CFI France

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pour le rassemblement annuel du CFI France, le weekend du 14 au 16 septembre, une météo très favorable a permit à de nombreux RF européens de converger vers Sisteron.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”366″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”][vc_single_image image=”368″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”367″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”][vc_single_image image=”369″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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100ème anniversaire d’Alfons Pützer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alphons Pützer, le pionnier de l’aviation légère allemande d’après guerre, fondateur de la société Sportavia qui produisit les RF outre-Rhin, aurait fêté ses 100 ans le 3 août 2018. En son honneur, le CFI Allemagne et les Amis du Musée allemand de Bonn ont organisé un Fly-in avec le soutien de l’aérodrome de Bonn-Hangelar. Les participants venaient de toute l’Europe: de l’Allemagne, du Benelux, de la France et de l’Angleterre, ainsi que des États-Unis. Vendredi a été marqué par l’arrivée d’une quarantaine d’avions historiques, dont l’Elster, le premier avion allemand…

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