Ground Panshanger homes plan

SIR – in response to your article headlined 1,000 new homes could be built on Welwyn Garden City airfield – I am currently doing flying lessons at Panshanger Aerodrome and I believe it would be a great shame if it were to close. I have been flying at

SIR - in response to your article headlined '1,000 new homes could be built on Welwyn Garden City airfield' - I am currently doing flying lessons at Panshanger Aerodrome and I believe it would be a great shame if it were to close.

I have been flying at Panshanger for more than a year and have made good relationships with the staff and my flying instructor.

I would like to one day attain my Private Pilot's Licence and Panshanger is my local aerodrome.

Its closing would not only force me to have to find a new flying school which would mean going further afield, it would also force me to start flying with a new instructor.


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I do hope that the purposed development plans do not go ahead.

George Lawrence,

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Bramble Road, Hatfield.

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