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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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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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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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Restoration of Javelin XH892 (part II)


Restoration of Javelin XH892 (part II) ……… Following on from the earlier article on the restoration of this aircraft, Peter Nobbs and Gwen Jackson with help from David Wright have taken most of the summer repainting our Gloster Javelin.  It…

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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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Update on Adair Walk


Update on Adair Walk …………………. Second Section Now Open Previously I reported that “due to recent weather damage, a long stretch of Adair Walk had to be closed.  The walkway was unsafe as damage had occurred to the walkway planking…

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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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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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