2022 Events Calendar
Please note, only some events are open to the public.
Please check carefully to avoid disappointment.
Vintage Piper Aircraft Club Pre-Season Meet
The first spring meet for the Vintage Piper Aircraft Club.
Organised by VPAC.
Contact R Keech for more details:
Rearranged: 23-24th July
Golding Barrett & Gunpowder Aerobatic Trophies
The 2022 sport and intermediate trophies held at Sleap Airfield.
Organised by British Aerobatics
STOL Landing Competition
Land it short!!
The Sleap STOL comp is back on Saturday the 21st and BBQ evening thereafter. The airfield open until late. Beer and BBQ until 7:30pm.
Competitors will be judged on combined takeoff and landing distance.
Pilots wishing to enter must contact us to pre-book. The pilots must have adequate experience in short field landing techniques and have a suitable aircraft. Entry in unsuitable aircraft is prohibited. (as are helicopters!) The pilot brief starts at 11:00 in the office. There will be no change to normal flying operations.
At 5pm onwards the airfield and new Spitfire Grill & BBQ remains open for a member and fly-in BBQ event. There will be music and SAC members and visiting pilots are all welcome. Alcohol and food is available, but you can bring your own.
The Saturday also plays host to the Military Vehicle Trust meeting so the field near the entrance will have a whole host of interesting vehicles and trucks. The MVT are an extremely friendly bunch so feel free to have a wonder around the display.
21st May @ 5pm
Spring - Member BBQ Evening
Open to SAC members and visiting pilots.
Join us for post STOL beer, BBQ, and chilled music.
A fly-in for all Volkswagen-powered aircraft!
Who doesn't love a car engine unashamedly thrown in the front of a aircraft? Calling all Jodels, Monoplanes, Turbulents and all VW aircraft!
Free spark plugs to all VW flying vistors!
The International Sleap Fly In -
It's back! SleapKosh '22
Following the huge success of last year The Sleap Fly-In makes it 2nd apperance.
Over 300+ visiting aircraft and helicopters.
Music all afternoon featuring live bands until late
Trade Stalls & Flyer Magazine
Homemade Pizza Van, Pancake & Icecream Stall
Coffee and Cake all-day
Beer Tent (with loads of beer this time)
Super relaxed and friendly atmosphere
Free overnight camping
With over 300+ visiting aircraft including:
Hurricanes, Beech 18's, Dragon Rapides, T28, Anson, Yak 3, Yak 11, Yak 52, Team Raven, Dove, Avalanche Aerobatics and so so so much more.
Join us for #SleapKosh22
Please note: this event is ONLY open to SAC members and fly in vistors. No Road Access!
Nationals & Unlimited Aerobatics Trophy
The 2022 advanced & unlimited trophies held at Sleap Airfield.
Organised by British Aerobatics
Flyer Magazine Fly-In
All Flyer Club members are welcome to the friendliest GA airfield for the second year.
A chance to catch up with the (famous) Flyer Team and members alike.
Organised by Flyer:
Bonfire Night Fly-In
We're open all night for the UK's first bonfire night fly-in.
Music, winter food and treats, and fireworks.
SAC Member only event.
Featuring flypasts of vintage warbirds and aircraft.
Wreaths will be laid at the War Memorial in line with remembrance Sunday.
Open to all visitors by road or air.
No aircraft to operate between 10:55 & 11:10.