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January 18th, FRIDAY.                Wessex Strut Awards Night        7.30pm start.

Our special guest is Tony Young who was the Founder of the Wessex Strut in 1976.

Tony will be presenting the awards as well as telling us about Henstridge airfield (with some pictures on the screen) through the civilian years, after the Navy pulled out. This will include when Bristow’s owned it, and then when Tony himself purchased the aerodrome.

There will be tables and chairs , heating and a meal. Please do come along to the struts main winter event. The more the merrier.

Geoff is to lay on a 3 course meal.

We need your choices quickly please by 11th January ;

Starters ; Soup, and something that involves Quail eggs (very posh).

Mains ; Roast Beef or stuffed chicken breast – both with potatoes and vegetables.

Pudding ; Various available on the night.

Vegetarian option;  Nut roast.

All for £12.50 – Please let Neil know by next Friday 11th .

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For those flying into Henstridge.

Note the new frequency.  Henstridge radio 130.255

Our advertised “Avoid” areas are the little RED blobs on the noise abatement map.  Please do not overfly these.

If possible make left turns when departing from 25… keeping the Marsh Lane Fish ponds on your right.  If you are landing on 07. .keep the ponds on your left.

You can find the noise abatement map on the Henstridge Airfield website and in the clubhouse.

Pictures taken by Ron Smith at the Henstridge Wings and Wheels day.