Europe

Space, Air and Sea – a great IFFR Italia meeting on the Venetian Riviera

On 1 and 2 September 2023, the annual international meeting organized by the Italian section of the IFFR, took place, based in Caorle, which is east of Venice. Unfortunately, due to adverse weather conditions north of the Alps, flying Rotarians from various European countries who usually attend our event, were unable to arrive. However, the […]

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A Quintessential British Weekend – the UK Section meeting at Rochester, Kent

The last full weekend of September and another great weekend of IFFR fellowship. This time we gathered at the IFFR UK section weekend meeting which brought the European season of weekend fly ins to its end. Over 30 of us, including members from Andorra, Belgium and Norway, came together in Rochester, Kent, for a Quintessentially

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Mountains, machines and matelots! A fantastic French Section Meeting in Evian-les-Bains

The French Section kicked off the September series of IFFR European fly-ins this year, at Evian-les-Bains, on the shores of Lake Geneva. And what an amazing weekend of IFFR Fellowship we had. Perfect sunshine the length and breadth of Europe resulted in 11 aircraft flying in to Annemasse airport from the UK, Switzerland, Spain and

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A delightful meeting in Helsinki – despite a misbehaving jetstream!

The global family of Flying Rotarians came together again in early August – this time in Helsinki, Finland, when members from Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Latvia, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and USA were hosted by IFFR Scandinavia. The misbehaving jetstream, far further south than normal, which has led to the fires the Mediterranean has

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IFFR Germany – A great fly in to Lübeck: the mediaeval capital of the Hanseatic League

The German & Austrian section held its annual fly in weekend in the north German city of Lübeck, a delightfully pretty and bustling city that was known as “Queen of the Hanseatic League” for 500 years. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987. A great gathering with members from the Benelux, Scandinavian,

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Hot sunshine, cold beer, and military service memoirs start the European Season in Breda, Netherlands

IFFR Benelux hosted the first of the European Section Fly Ins for 2023 in Breda, Netherlands on the weekend of 23 – 25 June.  With fine sunshine across the whole of Europe, 8 aircraft flew in to Breda/Seppe International airport from the UK, Norway, and other parts of the Benelux for a truly delightful weekend

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