Vulcan Winter Refurbishment
Story added on 20th February 2017
VULCAN CLOSED FOR A WEEK
Due to the high wear and tear on the Vulcan cockpit and access steps the cockpit will have to be closed for refurbishment from the 26th February until the 4th March inclusive.
Of course if we get it finished sooner and the paint is dry (weather dependant) we will open it sooner.
Sorry if it coincides with a planned visit but we will do our best to have other aircraft available during these dates.
Another summer has passed and we have certainly made use of the "fairly" good consistent weather and have got through a fairly hefty paint schedule. Those aircraft that have received some fresh paint include the HS125, T33, Gannet, Whirlwind and the Victor nose section. Photos are attached.
I would like to say a word about the work that does not always hit the news sections as it is almost invisible to the average member and certainly to the public. The infrastructure of the museum is constantly being updated and renewed and the work that goes on behind the scenes by some low profile members certainly need to be appreciated. Take for instance all the cabinets ,doors, shelfs,chocks, posts, display boards that the museum uses just to mention a few items. None of these are bought in... read more
Summer 2016 update
Time for a summer update on our activities. Lots going on and not all will get in the update so apologies to those whose efforts have not been documented but being a museum volunteer is not about that. If you are reading this prior to visiting, locals will be all too aware of the road works taking place to the South of Coventry. Those further afield need not be put off by these problems but if you can try to plan your route to visit us to come in from Baginton Village, you shouldnt be too badly affected.
Lets start with our new building not quite a hanger in the true sense but large enough to help us store undercover some exhibits that need to be moved around to give access elsewhere. To this end it suits our requirements down to a tee, along with some extra concrete (still a bit... read more