Emma is a director and the operations manager. She gained her PPL in 2011 and is the person to chat to if you are thinking of joining the club.
Laura is a director and the restaurant manager - keeping all our visitors well fed and watered! She also arranges our popular club members events.
One day in 1987 Clive decided to leave the comforts of Heathrow with Margaret and buy an airfield in Dorset. Seems to be working out fairly well at the moment…
The original ‘Compton Girl’ Margaret is responsible for the restaurant being the busy place that it is! She is the managing director and Mum to all staff.
Andrew is a man of many hours including more than 15,000 tailwheel. He is our Head of Training and co-owner of DH Heritage Aviation which runs the vintage flights.
Dave is an ex BA captain and is now passing his knowledge on to our students! A ground examiner he also features regularly at our club nights…
John Keep keeps all the light sport aircraft students in check with military precision being an ex army major. He instructs on the clubs lively little Ikarus.
The Restaurant Team
Compton is known for having the top airfield restaurant & cafe in the UK. This is partly due to our fantastic restaurant team - seen here posing for the 2012 calendar!
Our instructor/examiner, Steve has a commercial background and a keen interest in weather makes him our go-to guy for a forecast. Here Thursdays - Sundays he can answer all your CAA questions with charm and good humour...
Peter has been a Club member since 2004. He began his flying career at Compton learning to fly in microlights and is now a part time instructor for us.
Bob has his own Chipmunk aircraft hangared at Compton. When Bob is not helping out with DH Heritage, you will often see him taking photos of our vintage aircraft or eating Compton cake!
Gordon has been flying for many years and owns the Stinson Gullwing based here. Classic motorcycles and vintage aircraft are a major part of his daily life, and he thinks that flying for DH Heritage is a bonus!
Knowledgeable in EASA licensing, Director of LAA and having built his own RV6 aircraft, Graham is a mine of information. Graham has relocated from Bodmin to Compton and is settling in very well.
Janice was winner of the Amy Johnson Award in her late twenties and trained as an instructor at Compton Abbas so she knows the demands of our beloved grass runway very well. She's also pretty good on the violin!