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The Team 2018-04-23T14:32:27+00:00

Nick Chittenden

Flying Instructor & Commercial Pilot 12500 hrs +

Nick started flying in 1988 and joined Air Atlantique as a DC3 pilot in 1993 before flying for Skybus and Air Southwest. He has flown many different types from long haul jets to microlights and now splits his time between flying VVIP charter jets and instructing at Bodmin.

Kevin Jones

Flying Instructor 24000hrs

Kevin started flying at Biggin Hill in 1967 and soon after went to Africa to work with a flying doctor service. After a spell in Malaysia he returned to the UK and joined the airlines. Kevin joined the instructor team at CFC in 2013.

Jay Gates

Airfield Manager

Jay has been involved in Aerodrome Operations and safety management for over 25 years including management roles with the Manchester Airports Group, Airports Company South Africa and Regional and City Airports Group. Jay also has experience as an Aerodrome Operations Trainer and Auditor with Airports Council International.

Pete White

Bodmin Airfield Events Organiser

Pete works tirelessly to open our doors and make flying available to everyone. Founder of “FOG” – Feet Off the Ground Charity, organising open days for Scouts/Bader Braves/Hospice SW and many other groups – take a look at the events page.

Carol Farnell

‘Diner 31’ Manager

Carol and her husband Steve have a long background in running small catering businesses, and Carol has taken over the franchise at the ‘Diner 31’.

“Very friendly welcome and all normal facilties on the airfield so it made a good base to fly into. Even managed to get 3 days hangarage! 2 runways so it was possible to cope with the strong wind on arrival without a problem. Easy to spot and pretty straightforward arrival and circuit procedures. Well worth a visit!”

PAUL GANDY • PILOT