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Fly high at aerodrome charity open day

PUBLISHED: 15:03 19 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:25 19 July 2019

Student Hannah Lev, 14, in the weightshift microlight at Northrepps Aerodrome with pilot Kevin Smith. Picture: ANDY NEWMAN

Student Hannah Lev, 14, in the weightshift microlight at Northrepps Aerodrome with pilot Kevin Smith. Picture: ANDY NEWMAN

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Pilots are set to fly visitors into the sky for For Northrepps Aerodrome's big charity open day.

The Ikarus C42b in the air at Northrepps Aerodrome. Picture: ANDY NEWMANThe Ikarus C42b in the air at Northrepps Aerodrome. Picture: ANDY NEWMAN

The Aerodrome is running the event to raise money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

A spokesperson from the aerodrome said: "We have this open day every two years and use it to show visitors what we do, as well as raising funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance."

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Northrepps Aerodrome is a privately-owned airfield south west of the village of Northrepps,

Former members of the Norfolk & Norwich Aero Club, at the Northrepps Aerodrome. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYFormer members of the Norfolk & Norwich Aero Club, at the Northrepps Aerodrome. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Providing the weather is suitable, visitors will be offered short flights in all sorts of flying machines in exchange for a donation to charity.

In 2017, the charity event raised more than £3000.

The event will take place on Saturday, August 17 from 10am-4pm. If it is too wet and windy on that day, it will be held on the Sunday instead.

For more information visit www.flycromer.com

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