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16 Jul 14

Visited Rochester airport on 16/07/2014 in G-ROLY a C172 based at Netherthorpe. Routing was via Fenland and Earls Colne then south talking to Southend LARS and onto Rochester.

We had filed a VFR flight plan and the journey was stress free with good flying conditions. Upon landing we were assisted in obtaining fuel and parking G-ROLY near the pump.

We then went to the tower and settled the landing fee and fuel, there was no discount for landing for purchasing fuel as well unfortunately.

We had hoped to look around the fuel pump museum but it was closed however we did manage to have a tour of the MAPS (MEDWAY AIRCRAFT PRESERVATION SOCIETY LTD) and the Short Scion restoration project, this was very good and the guide was great.

 

Lunch was in the airfield café and the more usual burger, fries and salad was the choice of input today. A reasonable £9 for 2 including drinks was paid as well as cake to finish.

 

The airfield seemed very busy with lots of aircraft visiting and based there. There is soon to be a major reworking of the airfield including a tarmac runway so looking forward to revisiting in the future to see how things have come along.

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One of my favourite Rochester Airport shots.
25 Apr 13

Taken a few years ago at an Open Day at Rochester Airport.

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G-BIWW
21 Jul 10
G-BIWW an American Aviation AA5 Traveler that is rapidly becoming a 'labour of love' I think since I got drunk one day and ended up thinking owning an aircraft would be a good idea I've replaced almost everything on her .... Still, should be good for a few more years now :-)
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4 Nov 07

Picture of Airtourer G-AZHI.

Owned and operated by 'The Flying Grasshoppers Ltd' based Rochester EGTO.

Registered since 20-10-1971.

1 x LYCOMING O-320-E1A, with VP prop.

Semi Aerobatic ( +6 / -3 ).

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Dakota at Rochester Wings and Wheels event in 2001
7 Jun 07
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A view of a resident aircraft on the apron at Rochester
7 Jun 07
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12 Dec 05
Sunday 11-12-05 descending for downwind runway 20 relief under the pall of smoke from the Hemel Hempstead blaze. Just after 14.00 hours.
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Final R34
1 Jul 05
Finals for 34 at Rochester in a 152. Gives a good view of the surrounding area including ASDA!
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Rochester
6 Dec 04
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Overhead
30 Nov 04
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Downwind for 16 at Rochester
30 Nov 04
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Overhead Rochester
30 Nov 04
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