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Saxon Microlights

Teaching you to fly a microlight safely

and having fun along the way: if it isn't fun, it isn't microlighting



Rise above it all and see the world from a new perspective

Your trial lesson is the gateway to a new world

A once in a lifetime experience

or do the whole course

and learn how to fly

It's exhilarating

It's unique

It's fun


Click here to find out more...    



Microlight flying is a weather-dependant activity


See what the weather is like near North Weald right now

Stansted weather report

Hint: look for winds no more than 15mph,

no  rain nor frequent showers

visibility 5 miles or more, and

cloud no lower than 1500ft

The latest BBC weather forecast

Note: We may fly outside these

guidelines or refuse

 to fly within them

at the  pilot's


Nearby cameras 

(On the airfield via S2T Aviation)
Near the southern runway threshold


(On the M11 via Highways Agency)
A mile or so to the North
A mile or so to the South


To find out more, you can contact us at:

w e b (at) S a x o n M i c r o . c o . u k

--please type the address into your email omitting spaces and replacing (at) with @ --

or phone Joan on 07885 039502

or 01245 267637



Airfield address

Correspondence address

Saxon Microlights Office

Hangar 4 annex

North Weald Airfield

North Weald


CM16 6HR


For Sat Nav enter post code CM16 6AR

Then follow the signs to the Airfield

Saxon Microlights

c/o 37 St Nazaire Road





Operating times:

We are at normally the airfield Wednesdays and Saturdays between 11am and 5pm (sometimes later)

But we fly any day from Tuesday to Saturday by appointment

You can phone us any day; any time between 9am and 8pm

(though sometimes  you might get the

answering machine - sorry)


News headlines:

21/12/15For our latest news, see our page on Facebook, here: Facebook/SaxonMicro
In the Spring of 2015, our web service provider (Demon) sold our account to another company and the web site was corrupted in the transfer process. We have kept the factual information current while we work on improving the site with our new provider. Our apologies for the appearance of these pages.


Ginge has made use of the poor flying weather this winter and has returned to his workshop. More episodes of the Tiger Cub Story result [click here]


Further congratulations to Bumble-bee pilot Lee who completed the final of his two qualifying cross country flights with a solo flight from Rayne (Braintree) to land at North Weald and return via Hanningfield Reservoir. The total distance this time was 45 nautical miles.


Congratulations to Bumble-bee pilot Lee who completed the first of his two qualifying cross country flights with a solo flight from Rayne (Braintree) to land at Gt Oakley (Harwich) and return. The total distance was 50 nautical miles.


Congratulations to Saxon Microlights student pilot Daniel on completing his first solo flight [click here]


Congratulations to Saxon Microlights student pilot who has returned to solo flying after a layoff forced by the winter weather [video]


Good weather at long last! We are back flying: see a new video here [video]


Bad weather! Not much flying at the moment, but we can still use our simulator [video]


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For a selection of older news items going back to 2005 [Click here]



Page updated 6/1/16



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