East Fortune Airfield Photos
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From Ken Buchanan
29 Jun 18
I satisfied a long held desire to land here, virtually at my childhood home, having flown from Wycombe Air Park. It only took three days to get there but that wasn't the fault of the airfield.
The welcome is very friendly. I had visited (by road) previously and had names and numbers and throughout my tribulationd getting there I was given continual assistance by the staff.
A fabulous historic site - adjacent to the museum exhibiting the Scotish Concorde - with a Vulcan, Comet and 1-11 out on the old apron.
The runways are short and the noise abatment needs to be paid attention to but it was easy enough in my Eurostar. Wonderful landscape and coastline nearby.
East Fortune Airfield from the South East
From Drew Dudgeon
20 Apr 09
Notice the Vulcan Bomber near the Hangers at the left hand side of this photo.
From John Smith
7 Jun 07
From Bob Street
4 Feb 06
This shows East Fortune airfield from the dead side looking South. The microlight airfield is to the West of the road. The longest runway 29/11 is clearly seen with its grass extension.
The Museum of Flight is in the top of the picture.
Circuit diagram for East Fortune
From Alex Cosser
25 Jan 06
For runway 08/26, follow the standard circuit but extend as per the red lines marked on the photograph.
Remarks PPR by telephone ( 01620 880332). Primarily a microlight AD but light ACFT welcome. The usable portion of this wartime AD is clearly marked out in the NW corner. Do not use other parts of the AD which are the property of other landowners. The AD is the home of the Museum of Flight which is a short walk down the perimeter track.
Radio "East Fortune Radio" 118.750. Not always manned.
Warnings Caution: a public road crosses the wartime runway, close to runway 29 theshold. There is considerable military low flying in the vicinity.
Operating Hours SR-SS.
Circuits Join overhead at 1500ft QFE. Circuit S at 500ft QFE. Please follow tight circuit procedure on the diagram.
Landing Fee Nil. Donations gratefully received.
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