The Year of Engineering 2018


The Year of Engineering 2018  Flixton becomes an approved Partner ……  The Year of Engineering is a government campaign which celebrates the world and wonder of engineering. From spaceships to ice skates, the bubbles in chocolate bars to lifesaving cancer…

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Heritage Lottery Fund Results


Heritage Lottery Fund Results …… Many of you will know that the museum put in a bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund in October to secure funding to improve our education offering and to make this more broadly available, including…

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Visit by Carlton Colville Primary School


School Visit 28th November 2017 …… Visit by Carlton Colville Primary School on Tuesday 28th November.  58 children attended and had a really great day despite the cold weather.  We ran a quiz in the 446th Bomb Group, and four…

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Update from the Flight Simulators (III)


Update from the Flight Simulators (part III) ………. The Redifon Jet Provost simulator was manufactured around 1970; this analogue computer based trainer was used for radio procedure and navigation training.  Acquired in derelict condition without electrical power supply pack and…

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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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