Link Room Display Part II


Link Room Display Part II  ……. Included in the Link Room are a number of displays such as: Electronic Warfare. The EW display is almost unique although RAF Wyton has a more specialised display based on a training console from…

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Link Room Display Part I – Radio Valves


Link Room Display Part I …… This is a series of short blog postings explaining some of the items we have in the link room and associated display cabinets: Radio Valves. A display in the Link Room shows radio valves…

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Sycamore Flight Simulator


Sycamore Flight Simulator- One step forward …… For some time the Link Team have been working on creating a realistic helicopter flight simulator. The eventual aim is to work this directly from the controls of the cutaway Sycamore. The initial…

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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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Junior Engineering Day … October 2017


Junior Engineering Day …… Today (Tuesday 24th October) at Flixton, 24 young people had a chance to take on some new engineering skills. There were five different activities running and participants could have a go at one activity in 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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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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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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