Milton Keynes Aviation Society
enthusing about aviation since the year 2000
Tuesday March 3rd 2015
Chester / Hawarden Airfield
A visit to this airfield where we will have tour of their general aviation facilities and also see the collection of stored Russian aircraft including Antonov-2s. Mil-2s, two Sukhois and a MiG-23 fighter/bomber. Please note that the tour does not include the Airbus or Marshalls facilities at the airport and no photography will be allowed whilst inside the airport.
Cost will be £5 per head and there are 8 places are available.
Thursday March 19th 2015
We are invited to join members of the Herts Aviation Society on their visit to see the United States Air Force F-15 Eagles at Lakenheath. We hope to visit the tower and also the end of the runway for photography as well as getting to see at least one F-15 at close quarters.
Cost will depend on numbers and will include the coach required.
Monday / Tuesday April 20th / 21st 2015
RNAS Culdrose and the International Helicopter Museum
On Monday we have a tour of RNAS Culdrose, the largest helicopter base in Europe, with its squadrons of Sea Kings, Merlins, and Hawks. We will visit all the based units and also the nearby satellite airfield at Predannack to see the collection of retired aircraft used by the Royal Navy School of Firefighting. On Tuesday, we have the International Helicopter Museum at Weston-Super-Mare to ourselves including access to their stored collection of helicopters which are not normally available for viewing.
We are limited to 15 places for this combined visit and the cost will be £20.
This visit is now full but we are running a reserve list.
Tuesday April 21st 2015
The International Helicopter Museum
The museum is opening up especially for us on this date so there is no limit on numbers and so I can offer this visit as a standalone option in addition to the combined visit with Culdrose.
The cost will be £10 which includes access to the stored aircraft collection which is normally only open to the public twice a year.
Thursday May 21st 2015
Behind the Scenes at the Shuttleworth Collection
We have been invited by Peter Holloway, one of the collection’s pilots and owner of a number of aircraft including the Fieseler Storch, for a “behind closed doors” tour of the museum. Peter will guide us through some of the collection’s more interesting machines with the possible option of retiring to a local hostelry afterwards.
The visit will begin at 17.00 and the cost will be £15 but a further £10 on the night will gain you a year’s membership of the SVAS with all its benefits.
For all visit bookings please contact our Visits Organiser (see the 'Contact Us' page for details).
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