The Aircraft

The club operates a Grumman Aviation Tiger (AA-5B), four seater aircraft – G-MPFC. The aircraft is based at London Biggin Hill, giving us year round operational capability. The main runway 21-03 is 1820m. The Aircraft is hangared and maintained by Shipping and Airlines

‘Our Grumman Tiger was built in 1978, purchased by the Club in 2012 and re-registered to our club name MPFC in 2013. G-MPFC (affectionately known as “Monty”) has an 180hp 4-cylinder engine giving a cruise speed of 143kts and a range of 680nm. The engine has been zero timed and the aircraft has had a bare metal re-spray. A new interior was fitted in 2015. This included new leather seats, carpets, panel and a pair of Garmin 225As 8.33 radios.’