The British Caledonian 2019 Reunion - Slinfold Aerodrome

Sunday 30th June from 12 noon onwards
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I am pleased to advise that there will be a BCAL Reunion, open to all, on Sunday 30th June from 12:00hrs at Slinfold Aerodrome, Wellcross Farm, Nr Horsham, RH13 0SY.  (Google Map)    Richard Heywood is kindly organising this event

This opportunity is thanks to the generosity of former BCAL Captain Chris Dacey, the owner of Slinfold, in allowing us to use the airfield for a reunion.

The numbers of guests will be limited to a maximum of 250 due to the space available for marquees, car parking etc.

Staff and their partners are welcome of course, this event is open to all former staff to attend.

The event will take the form of a barbecue and buffet in the ticket price, with cash bars available.

Seating will be provided for all in a large marquee, but hopefully this will be to provide shade rather than shelter from rain!

The BCAL liveried Piper Archer G-CHIP will be on display, and we will also have the brand new Piper Cherokee flight simulator which has been built by one of the shareholders in Golden Lion Aviation Ltd, Roger Cato,  former Managing Director of the BAA at Gatwick and someone who knows BCAL intimately.

Guests will have the opportunity to “fly” the simulator in return for a contribution to the Golden Lion Children’s Trust.

Because the airfield will be closed for the day for safety reasons, G-CHIP will not be flying. However, we will be taking bookings for short flights in the future, once again with the guests making a contribution to the charity.

The simulator and the flights in G-CHIP are sponsored by the pilot shareholders of Golden Lion Aviation Ltd, and so all monies will go to the charity.

Ticket Price

The tickets are £37.50 per person
to cover the catering and provision of facilities. Any surplus will go to the Golden Lion Children’s Trust.  Tickets are refundable up to 16th June, thereafter a partial deposit may only be possible.

There is a dedicated email address for the event,

Ticket Form   - to download, print off and send to Richard

Reunion Map - to open and print off

So please drop Richard a line on the reunion email address and give him and the GLCT your support

This will be a super event, lots to see and do, enjoy good food and good company too

And many thanks to Chris Dacey and Richard Heywood for keeping the BCal spirit alive

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