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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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 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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Update from the Chippy Workshop (part II)


Update from the Chippy Workshop (part II) ………….. In the last blog, I said the workshop looked like Santa’s toyshop because it was full of toy aeroplanes we were making so that children could be pushed, by an adult, around…

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Update from the Chippy Workshop (part I)


Update from the Chippy Workshop (part I) ………. We are keeping busy in the workshop making bird boxes, bug boxes and owl boxes – well, Tony is.  We are also making children’s aeroplanes.  The workshop looks like Santa’s toy shop…

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Toy Planes at Flixton


Toy Planes at Flixton ………….. A few months ago, David Dawson was merrily surfing the internet when he saw some plans and maybe photos of a sit on toy biplane for young children.  The drawings included details for a pedal…

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NASAM Junior Engineering Day


Junior Engineering Day ……………… Coming soon will be our first Junior Engineering day, this will be held on Tuesday 24th October. Participants will be able to choose between riveting and metal preparation, making their own bird box from scratch, building…

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