This is the last flyin of the Vintage
Aircraft Club year so we were determined to attend if at all possible, we had
missed so many other events during the year for varying reasons.
We telephoned Turweston to hear the weather conditions were quite favourable
and better than around our home airfield. We took off when the cloud base
level rose and headed Northish along a track we knew quite well. Didcot
Power Station was swathed in cloud so not nearly the good landmark that it
usually was. Then over M40 passing Westcott to the East and Bicester to
the West. Then at Buckingham we could see Turweston and had the landing
instructions. We joined the "huge" Turweston noise abatement
circuit and followed the other planes electing when we called finals to land on
the grass runway.
We taxied back and were met by some
amazing characters with bats who gave us instructions where to park. They
were definitely getting into the All Hallows spirit, and were greatly