RV Event, 2017

This competition has now ended

24th June - 25th June
Entry deadline: 15th June
Contest Director
Philip Massetti 07977 586205
Chief Judge
Nick Buckenham - 07773 768386
Airfield Contact
Rob Biddles (0116 2592360)
Club (BAeA Plaque)
Competing pilot fee

From 08:30hrs Sat


09:30hrs both days


Sat am - Presentation by the Contest Director regarding how the BAeA can help you improve your aerobatic skills, followed by an aerobatic demonstration within the competition box and a briefing from the Chief Judge.

Sat pm - Entrants can fly the Power RV Club sequence with the opportunity to have the flight critiqued or marked by the judges. These flights can either be in your own RV aircraft or in an alternative hired aerobatic aircraft (see below).

Sun - Entrants will have another chance to fly the Power RV Club sequence in the aerobatic box with critique from the judges.

This event will be structured to allow pilots lots of time to chat and ask questions to learn about competition aerobatcs.


Entry fee is £10 for BAeA Individual or Affiliate members. £25 for Non-members.

All pilots wishing to use their own aircraft on the day must have been assessed as competent to do so by an approved BAeA assessor and their signed evaluation forms must be lodged with the BAeA office prior to the closing date.

Blank forms can be downloaded from this website by visiting 'Pilot Briefing' then clicking 'Proficiency Scheme' and once completed should be sent to;

Jen Buckenham, 84 Green End Road, Sawtry, Cambs, PE28 5UZ.

To hire aircraft for this event contact;

  • Adrian Willis (07712 864413), adrian.willis@britishaerobaticacademy.com
  • Alan Cassidy (07808 059881), accassidy@aol.com
  • Cambridge Aero Club (01223 373717), enquiries@cambridgeaeroclub.com


Airfield details

For more information on this airfield pleae visit http://leicesterairport.com/

Name & location
Leicester EGBG, 4.0nm ESE Leicester
Contact details
Rob Biddles (0116 2592360)
469 feet
04/22 490m x 18m (hard)
10/28 935m x 30m (hard)
15/33 495m x 18m (hard)
06/24 340m x 30m (grass)
16/34 418m x 30m (grass)
AVGAS 100LL, Jet A1

Leicester Tourist Office

Contest entrants

Pilots name Aircraft & registration Date entered
Club (BAeA Plaque)
Jonny Salmon G-GEEK (Extra 200) 4th January
Martin Luton G-DAZZ (RV-8) 27th January
John Michie G-TJDM (RV6A) 12th March
Piers Herbert G-RVPH (RV8) 23rd April
Richard Welch G-DCOE (RV-6) 24th April
Steven Bakhtiari G-DVMI (RV7) 5th June

Judges & assistants

Below are all judges and assistants who have volunteered to help out at this contest

Sat 24th June Sun 25th June
Nick Buckenham, CJ Nick Buckenham, CJ
Sarah Hardy Sarah Hardy
John Royce John Royce
Leif Culpin Leif Culpin
Charles Bonello Charles Bonello
John Scott TBC John Scott TBC
Tim Dickson (Scribe) -
Chris Sills -