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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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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Children’s University Accreditation


Children’s University Accreditation …………….   The museum has just become accredited by the Children’s University of Norfolk as a provider of educational experiences. We have two programmes that have been accredited, the Junior Engineering Day and the Scout Air Activities days….

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Update from the Chippy Workshop (Part III)


Update from the Chippy Workshop (part III) ………….. Toy Planes Update ……… I previously said that the making of the toy aeroplanes has now finished.  The last two to be made are the Red Arrows Hawk and the Fokker Tri-plane of…

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NASAM Blog – Automatic Links to Facebook and Twitter


Update on the build of the NASAM Blog Site ……….. The NASAM Blog now contains automatic links to both the Aviation Museum Facebook Page and the Museum Twitter Feed. Whenever a new post is published, it automatically generates the following…

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