Pilot shops at Fairoaks.. are there any?

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Hi all, I used to buy a lot of my supplies at Transair at Fairoaks before it closed down. Does anybody know - just to save me a trip for nothing - if the unit once used by Transair has been taken up by anybody else selling similar bits and pieces? I can't seem to find anything on the internet to answer my question. Thanks in advance!
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When did the fairoaks one shut? I never knew it closed. I think theres one open at Wycombe Airpark now.
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When did the fairoaks one shut?
I'm not entirely sure, but it was a handy little shop, with a good selection of items for purchase. I think Transair had 7 stores the last time I shopped with them but they now only have four. Anyway, thanks for the answer. I did head off to Wycombe in the end, but the shop was very small, stocking a very limited selection of products. Saying that, however, I did manage to get what I was after.
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Im glad you got what you was looking for! As far as im aware theres one in central London and I think one at coventry (dunno if thats still there) I wish they would open one at Cranfield!

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There are no dedicated aviation shops at Fairoaks since Transair closed their premises a while back, however the Flight Centre may possibly be able to supply aeronautical charts and items for the private flyer. I believe the Transair premises is now occupied by a flight training establishment.

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Fairoaks Flight centre by the cafe has a 'Transair' shop within, but only limited amount of books maps etc. Chinese whispers have it that the former premises had become financially unviable. Regds Ron