Letter: Regional flight connectivity is vital for an Island only served by ferries

small planet airplane at manchester airport

Mr Munro believes an Isle of Wight commercial airport could potentially transform the Island’s economy and is calling on the Government to fund a feasibility study

Wednesday, 18th November, 2020 9:15am

By Thomas Munro with 8 readers' comments

£50,000 funding drive launched for commercial airport feasibility study

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Thomas Munro is hoping to raise £50,000 for a feasibility study into the potential expansion of Bembridge airport for commercial airline use, as an alternative to ferry travel

Tuesday, 21st July, 2020 9:06am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Commercial Isle of Wight airport could transform the Island, says campaigner

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Thomas Munro believes transport to the Island could potentially be transformed with the introduction of a developed airport that could be served by airlines such as Ryanair and Easyjet.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 2:36pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

New York-bound plane UA28 in ‘holding pattern’ in skies near the Isle of Wight (Update 5)

FlightRadar24 flight path

United Airlines flight UA28 left Heathrow at 10:36 this morning. For a currently unexplained reason, it's been circling in the skies to the South West of the Isle of Wight since and keeps passing over the Military Road near Hulverstone

Wednesday, 17th December, 2014 2:01pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Microlight enthusiasts descend on Sandown for Spamfield 2014

Image: Graham Reading Photography with Ian Withers as aerial photo pilot

Sandown Airport welcomed back Microlight enthusiasts at the weekend after a two year break.

Monday, 8th September, 2014 4:06pm

By Sandra Snell with 22 readers' comments

Huge military plane flies figure-of-8 over Sandown

C-130J banking over Sandown by Eric Lawson

This morning an RAF C-130J flew two figure-of-eights over Sandown, heading over Lake as it left the area.

Friday, 10th January, 2014 10:37am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Police lead enquiries into pilot missing in the English Channel

Sascha Schronstein

As we have several readers who are pilots, we thought this release just in from the police may be of interest.

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2013 3:29pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Fundraising aviation fair at Vintage Aircraft Club International Rally

Britten-Norman airfix model

There'll be lots to see at the charity fair and International rally at the weekend. Don't miss the auction on Saturday afternoon.

Thursday, 18th July, 2013 2:43pm

By Bob Wealthy

Britten-Norman Aircraft Preservation Society launch new prints at exhibition

One day exhibition to celebrate the launch of two new prints by renowned local aviation artist Ivan Berryman.

Monday, 29th October, 2012 8:16am

By Bob Wealthy

Britten-Norman Aircraft Preservation Society social evening

Find out more about the restoration of the B-N Islander at next social evening.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2012 12:24pm

By Bob Wealthy with one comment

Aircraft down in Freshwater (Updated & Gallery)

Aircraft down in Freshwater (Updated & Gallery)

Aircraft has to perform emergency landing only 1.5Km from where it took off. More detail on the pilot and passengers. Image: Jake Priddle ©

Saturday, 1st September, 2012 7:27pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Saunders Roe Princess: Commemoration ceremony and flypast

Saunders Roe Princess: Commemoration ceremony and flypast

60th anniversary celebration being marked with commemoration ceremony and seaplane flypast at 12.28pm on Wednesday in East Cowes.

Monday, 20th August, 2012 12:55pm

By Rosie Saban with 15 readers' comments