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Restoration of Auster VX123 (part II)


Restoration of Auster VX123 (part II) …… As reported previously, we were donated the Auster fuselage and wings which were in poor condition. The fuselage was bead blasted and etch primed by a local firm.  See Previous Auster Restoration ”…

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Restoration of Whirlwind XR485


Restoration of Whirlwind XR485 ….. Following on from the restoration of Javelin XH892, the paint team of Peter and Gwen moved onto the repainting of our Whirlwind helicopter.  The paint on the helicopter was showing signs of distress, especially the…

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Update from the Flight Simulators (II)


Update from the Flight Simulators (part II) ……….   As mentioned in part I of the updates, with the lack of vacuum on the Link D4, the ANT-18 has been taking the brunt of the workload on the Link area. …

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Update from the Chippy Workshop (part IV)


  Update from the Chippy Workshop (part IV) ……. (As at mid-September) We have been kept on our toes in the workshop making and fitting shelving for the new archive building; so that will keep Paul, our Archivist, busy for…

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Beccles Brownies Visit the Museum


Beccles Brownies visit the museum ….. On the evening of Tuesday 3rd October Beccles Brownies visited the museum.   They were learning about aeroplanes and history as part of a badge that they are doing. They had a chance to…

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Scout Air Activities Day – 30th September 2017


Scout Air Activities Day 30th September 2017 …….   On Saturday 30th September about 75 Beavers, Cubs and Scouts with about 25 adults from five groups around Norfolk and Suffolk arrived at Flixton to take part in the museum’s air…

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Junior Engineering Day – Update & Republish


Junior Engineering Day – Update & Republish …… To the previous list of skills on offer on Tuesday 24th October at the museum can be added Engine Maintenance.   Learn how to strip down a four-stroke engine, and importantly, how…

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Iceni Chapter Day 2017


Iceni Chapter Day 2017 …….. On 27th September the Iceni Chapter of the Harley Davidson Owners’ Group visited the museum on one of their regular Wednesday runs out. The chapter is based at the Harley dealership in Norwich and routed…

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Historic Weapons Display Group Day 2017


Historic Weapons Display Group Day – 3rd September 2017 ………   The Historic Weapon Display Group (HWDG) organised a display at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum on Sunday 3rd September 2017. This year’s event was blessed with good weather, and…

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Update from the Flight Simulators (I)


Update from the Flight Simulators (part I) ………. Thankfully the busy Summer season is now coming to an end. The various machines have seen lots of use by many schools visitors and others.  Hopefully, we can now get some time…

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