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News

Have a look on our social media channels for the latest news from the airfield, including our students' flying achievements and foodie news from the airfield café.
  • Compton’s 2020 Charity

    This year we will be supporting The Dorset Children’s Foundation. At our fly ins we will be raising money for them, as well as on our members events and a ...
  • Compton’s Club Quiz Night

    On a dark, damp night towards the end of January, 40 plus members of the club enjoyed a night of fun, facts and friendly rivalry as 7 teams battled it ...
  • Job vacancies at Compton

    We currently have two job vacancies at the airfield; Operations Team Member and Bar Team Member. Come and join our small and friendly bunch! Ops Team Member: Part time, daytime ...
  • DH Heritage Aircraft get their annual make over

    Our DH Heritage fleet are currently undergoing their annual maintenance with the fantastic Edwards Brothers Engineering Team and the brilliant Charlie Huke who is also one of the airfields flying ...
  • Irv Lee Pilot Masterclasses at Compton

    We are welcoming back Irv Lee to run his ever popular PPL Masterclasses. Irv covers a variety of topics “post PPL” and his classes are a fantastic way to brush ...
  • 1st Vintage Fly In of 2020

    The 4th January saw a break in the non-flying weather at last and Compton was happy to welcome vintage and modern aircraft alike and a record number of residents’ planes ...
  • Christmas Fly In

    We had a brilliant day on the 7th December on our annual Christmas Fly In. What a treat to have the weather gods smile on us, and have sunshine all ...
  • Christmas Gifts

    Gifts & Experiences: We have a lovely selection of gifts for Christmas presents from local award-winning Honeycomb, to stocking fillers of Balsa wood Gliders, Bertie Bear Flying Ace teddies, pewter ...
  • Former Compton Student Starts Airline Career

    Fresh off the back of her recent Skills Test success, student member Olivia Clarke is off to fly the ‘big stuff’… Please take a look at her incredible story here: ...
  • Our Harvard Warbird was in George Cloony series

    Last night’s episode of the Channel 4 George Clooney series ‘Catch-22’ featured our Harvard Warbird in a pivotal role. Painted up to look like a grinning shark of the skies, ...
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