Light Aircraft Association

  Welcome to the website of the
LAA Suffolk Coastal Strut

Strut Aircraft    

The Suffolk Coastal Strut welcomes members from not only Suffolk, but also Essex, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. We hold monthly meeting normally on the 3rd Wednesday at Crowfield, considered our 'home' base, although members have aircraft based at Andrewsfield, Elmsett, Great Oakley, Little Baddow, Mendlesham, Maypole, Monewden, Nayland, Priory Farm, Seething, Waits Farm, Wolves Hall, Wormingford. While Boxted, in Essex, is the home to our fly-ins.

Visitors to Crowfield are most welcome (although restrictions apply) and flying instruction/PPL hire is available in the Flying clubs two Robin HR.200/120B, Robin DR.400/180 and Pa18-150 Super Cub.
Details at

Strut meeting - Wed 15th Aug - Visit to Suffolk Aviation Heritage Group Museum

 Dates for the Diary

Wed 15th August Strut Meeting - Visit to Suffolk Aviation Heritage Group Museum

The museum will be opening from 7pm, especially for us. If those coming can aim to arrive by 7:30pm (our normal meeting time), then Colin Durrant can give the tour/talk around 7:45pm. There is a small tea room and drinks/nibbles will be available to purchase.

Further details on the Info Page

Sat 25th August Monewden 1940's Hangar Dance - This event has been CANCELLED

Prior to the Monewden Airfield Open Day on 31st August Steve & Lisa are holding a 1940's Hangar Dance on Sat 25th 19:00 to 12:30.

For Tickets contact Lisa on 01473 737486 or

Date posted: Updates & News

24 May 2018 In line with GDPR requirements, the Strut now has it's own privacy policy document

02 May 2018 Just a reminder that Annual Strut Membership Subs are now due. For full details on amount and how to pay please see the Strut Membership page

04 Feb 2018 For those that missed it in this months LAA Light Aviation Magazine (or don't receive it!) then headlining in the Project News section is our very own Tim Mobbs and his Sonex G-YCMI.

It seems like only yesterday we visited his build at Seething, and now he has completed it, with it's first flight taking place on 9th Nov 2107. Well done Tim!

A pdf copy of Tim's article can be found here

12 Nov 2017 Strut member Graham Gunby recently sold his Luton LA-4A Minor (G-ASML), but was not without an aircraft for long as he has now purchased a Brugger MB-2 Colibri (G-BNDT). We done Graham, happy and safe flying in your new mount.

22 May 2017 Strut Clothing (Polo Shirt & Jacket) are now available see Strut Clothing page for details