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Vulcan now open

Story added on 3rd March 2017

All the repainting is now finished and the Vulcan is open for business as usual

Vulcan Winter Refurbishment


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.

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Autumn Update

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

Old News

12/06/16: Summer 2016 update
28/02/16: Spring 2016 update.
06/09/15: Aug/Sept Update
02/08/15: Whittle News
21/07/15: Summer 2015 Update.
17/05/15: March to May Update
15/02/15: Jan/Feb Update

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