Draycott Farm

After months of not doing much flying due to my girlfriend and I buying our first house, I’m finally back exploring local strips. I kicked off 2016’s farmstripping by flying about 15 minutes South East of Oaksey to Draycott Farm, a strip that I have always wanted to visit. I first remember seeing it on…

Oaksey Park

Oaksey is the airfield where Freedom’s Citabria is based, just outside the Kemble zone to the South East. Whilst not a ‘farm strip’ in the traditional sense, it still is a privately owned airfield that most PPL flyers won’t ever know much about. The runways are in excellent condition but there are various things to…

Farm stripping: Ledbury

Trip report: Ledbury is an 830m strip running 07/25, on the edge of the Gloucestershire/Herefordshire border in proper ‘cider country’. Privately owned, the airfield has two hangars housing a small number of GA aircraft. It’s a pretty clear approach and a fun strip to fly in to, past the orchards and vineyards along the way….