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.
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Strut Meeting - 17th Oct - David Beale talk on the Mew Gull

 Dates for the Diary

Wed 17th October Strut Meeting - Crowfield Club House 7:30pm

David Beale will coming from Ely to give a talk about the history of the Mew Gull, and the building & flying of his Replica Mew Gull G-HEKL. David attended our fly-in this year, although as Boxted was somewhat marginal for the Mew Gull, he came along in his Tipsy Belfair G-APIE

Wed 21st November Strut Meeting - Crowfield Club House 7:30pm

Ian McLaclan will be coming down from Beccles to give a talk on Aviation Archaeology of second World War Aircraft and the background stories of their aircrews. Ian is an Aviation Historian who has written a number of books, mostly on USAF, and has recently been the presenter of the Plane Resurrection series on the History Channel. (For those with Freeview, Series 2 is being shown on PBS America)

Wed 19th December Strut Meeting - Crowfield Club House 7:30pm

The December meeting is the annual Christmas drinks and nibbles combined with the Chairman's Quiz,

This is very much a social evening so partners and friends most welcome to come along and join in the fun

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