Welcome to Echo Golf Flying

Echo Golf Flying is a non-equity group operating a Cessna 172R Skyhawk based at Elstree Aerodrome, just north of London. The aircraft has a modern interior and a good avionics fit including dual 8.33kHz radio stack and mode C transponder.

Our sister group Victor Bravo Flying offers a Piper Archer III PA28-181 180HP built in 1998 with good avionics See here for details.

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Echo-Flying Cessna 172R Skyhawk G-EGEG

The Aircraft

The group operates a Cessna 172R Skyhawk G-EGEG manufactured in 2000. The aircraft has a modern interior and a good avionics fit including two Bendix King KX165A 8.33kHz NAVCOM, KLN 89 GPS, KR 87 ADF, KT76C transponder with mode C and a four place intercom.

The engine was zero-timed in 2018. The engine is fuel injected and produces 160BHP allowing the aircraft to carry up to 4 people with a maximum all up weight of 1,111kg.

The aircraft is kept on the apron at Elstree to ensure easy manoeuvring during wet weather.



The group welcomes members who have over 100 hours flying experience on single engine piston aircraft and who are able to demonstrate proficiency on type and who have not been involved in any accidents in the last 5 years or have any CAA prosecutions past or pending. You will be required to complete a membership form and take a check flight with the group instructor.

Insurance Excess

If a claim is made on the aircraft insurance policy arising from an incident where in the opinion of the insurance you are at fault as pilot in command of the aircraft we will ask you to cover the insurance excess for the claim. This amount will be £750.

monthly membership fee

A monthly membership fee of £20 is payable by standing order.

Flying charges

Flying charges are £180/hour wet based on Tacho readings. Fuel purchased away is re-imbursed at face value or Elstree prices - whichever is lower.

As a non-equity group member you will not have any responsibility for the maintenance charges for the aircraft.


Flights arranged through Wingly and other flight sharing platforms are not permitted by either Echo Golf Flying Ltd or by Elstree Aerodrome.

Bookings are made online via the Shlott internet booking system

Contact Us

Get in Touch

To enquire about joining the group or for any other questions, please contact one of the group owners on the telephone numbers provided below, or use the contact form to send a secure message.

Contact Number
Andrew McLaughlin: 07956 231 412
Jason Morfett: 07836 288 796
Aircraft Location

Elstree Aerodrome,
Hogg Ln,
Hertfordshire WD6 3AW