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Herts & Essex Aero Club

Old 3rd Feb 2015, 11:30
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Join Date: May 2011
Location: France
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The reason the H & E field is now a boating lake, is that is became a gravel pit..
I, lived in Broxbourne from 1950 to 1968 and knew several people who flew there. I also met Neville Browning later in Norfolk and clearly remember his fatal crash. The weather was a bit claggy and he wanted to give the crowd a show as the cloudbase was a bit low for most. A pilot friend was there and thought he lost it from lack of a horizon. Was the engine failure from the accident report?
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 17:35
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Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: USA
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History/records

My dad, Mr. J. B. Bayas, did his first solo here between July 1 to July 15 1936, and became a flying member of the Club. He then joined Govt. of India as a civil servant. I would like to get any information on him.
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Old 2nd Sep 2018, 08:58
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Join Date: May 2008
Location: The wild west of France
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Crikey, Bayas, that's a heck of a long time to be airborne on your first solo!
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