Winter Wonderland


Winter Arrives at the Museum …… On the last week before the museum closes for maintenance over Christmas and the New Year we have turned into a winter wonderland. The museum is still open and a few hardy souls visited…

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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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Christmas Lunch for Museum Volunteers


Christmas Lunch for Museum Volunteers ….. Photos from the Flixton Christmas lunch at the Swan Harleston today (Saturday 2nd December 2017). ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Lunchtime pictures (click picture to expand) Good food and good company. Submitted by:: Pam…

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Update from the NASAM Archive (II)


Update from the NASAM Archive (II) …….. Donations: Not a lot from the Archive in this update, but a couple of interesting donations have come in: A set of photo albums of E.Anglian airfields remaining buildings, in 5 volumes!! A…

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Hunter Mobile Fire Control Radar


Hunter Mobile Fire Control Radar ………. Two members of the museum travelled down to visit BAE Systems at Great Baddow near Chelmsford (ex Marconi) on Tuesday 5th September to view a Hunter Mobile Fire Control Radar that we have been…

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Following on from Nature Along the Adair Walk


Following on from Nature Along the Adair Walk …… Following on from the Rex Hancy article about Nature along the Adair Walk I thought I would add a note or two about the owners of the Willow Bat trees and…

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Boats can’t fly!


(Republished due to technical issue – Bloginfo)        Boats can’t fly! ………….. Our RAF Air-Sea Rescue building displays a varied collection of photographs and artefacts, and in the room honouring the founding member, Don Thurston, we have possibly the most large-scale…

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R100 – Engine Telegraph


Engine Telegraph from the R100 airship ………… A fairly recent exhibit to be displayed is an Engine Telegraph from the R100 airship. Following the crash of the R101 in France on its maiden flight in October 1930, the R100 was ordered to…

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Captain Basil Graham Homfrey Keymer DFC .. 47 Squadron tricolour


Captain Graham Keymer DFC .. 47 Sqn ………….   In 1919, volunteer personnel from 47 Squadron RAF were deployed to fight the Bolsheviks and served briefly with White Russian forces.  A casualty was Captain Basil Graham Homfrey Keymer DFC when…

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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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