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|Sun 20th October||Air Enthusiasts Fair|
Picture of the Month
Amstrong-Siddeley were a locally based firm that built luxury cars and aero engines. This was an advert from December 1953 extolling the virtues of the Armstrong-Siddeley-built Meteor night fighter. 8 years after the first Meteors had entered service with the RAF, A-W and Glosters were still selling the aircraft to foreign air forces and the RAF. It was rapidly becoming outclassed by newer fighters, but as a night-time bomber-destroyer it was still a useful aircraft and around 550 Meteor night fighters were built. An example of the Meteor NF.14 is on display at the Museum.
50th Anniversary Display
For those of you not aware its our 50th anniversary and we are celebrating it by opening a special display in the Robin Hanger. This display gives a good photographic interpretation of the museums progress from small beginnings to the present day. Along with artifacts and models it is well worth a visit. Pictures will follow but couldnt do justice to the amount of work and effort that has gone in to this extra display. The display is on until the 3rd September.... read more
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