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LAAS AGM 30th September 2017



Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 30th September at Kegworth Village Hall, Nottingham Road, Kegworth, DE74 2FH commencing at Noon.

The day will start with a visit to the Newark Aviation Museum where we are hoping to have access from 9.30 am. Following this visit we will make our way to Kegworth, using our own vehicles, where we will have the AGM and a buffet lunch. In the afternoon we will visit the East Midlands Aeropark which has viewing mounds to observe the action at the airport as well as an interesting collection of aircraft .Hopefully access to some of the aircraft interiors will be available. We are looking to arrange a visit to the airport general aviation area whilst we are there but this is still to be confirmed.

For those staying over on the Saturday night there will be a Sunday run taking in Leicester and Bruntingthorpe .

To apply for a place please send a cheque in the sum of £15.00, payable to Laasi Aviation Ltd to Colin Hill, 37 Redhill, Stafford, ST16 1LQ enclosing a stamped addressed envelope. The £15.00 will cover the admission to the two museums and the buffet lunch.

The directors look forward to seeing you at the AGM where you will hear of the latest news from your Chairman and Treasurer as to how the company is doing as well as having the chance to put questions or ideas to the directors.

Access to Breighton

Note, that although we are welcome at Breighton, access is only possible by becoming a member of their Museum Club. This costs £25.00 per annum (about £5.00 per fly-in) and you can bring friends and family along too and visit any weekend, not just on the fly-in dates. Access to all areas is allowed for logging and photograping the aircraft. See for further details

CDG Photo Passes

The contact is You need to supply the proposed dates of your visit and attach a scan of the ID page in your passport. Mine was returned (as a letter) within 7 days. M.Huby is generally very quick in replying but his email is in French so a basic knowledge of the language helps. I wrote in English and that was fine.
As far as I am aware the permit is only required for CDG, there is no similar requirement for the viewing area at ORY but I always carried the permit just in case. The deck at ORY is used by the airport security and police for cigarette and coffee breaks and nobody bothered me.
As far as travel between the 2 airports goes, the quickest way is to catch the Air France inter-airport coach but you can use the RER and you need to get off at Antony Station to catch the OrlyVAL which runs direct into ORY and is well signposted.
Hope this information is helpful

Alan McGreen