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Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum Blog

Equipment for the Groundforce Team


Donation of New Equipment to the Groundforce Team …………….   The Groundforce team has received a donation in the form of a brand new Titan Petrol Landscaping Multi Tool.  The kit consists of  line cutter , brush cutter, pruner and…

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3rd August 2017 ….. Filming at the Museum


Just another Thursday at the Museum …………. A film crew turned up today (Thursday 3rd August 2017) at the museum (as booked) to film our display on Decoy sites of the Second World War. Why ??  …….  We have quite…

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Restoration of Auster VX123


Auster AOP.6/T.10 VX123 ………….. Last year we received by donation the incomplete remains of Auster AOP.6/T.10 VX123 – ex Army Air Corps; it had been converted to a Beagle Terrier as G-ARLP. John Self is team leader on the project…

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Waveney Valley & District Preservation Society 2017


Waveney Valley & District Preservation Society 2017 …………..   As well as the usual things for people to see and to do when visiting, this last Sunday (30th July 2017) the Museum hosted the Waveney Valley and District Preservation Society….

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Education Centre – HLF Bid Progress


HLF Application to Add an Education Centre ………….. What is this all about ?? An application is being made to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HFL) to obtain a grant towards the construction and fitting out of an Education Centre, at…

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Air Activities Day 2018


Air Activities day for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts ………… The museum has just planned the next date in its series of Air Activities days for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. The next opportunity will be on Saturday 28th April 2018. Youngsters…

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What is it? – Torpedo adustment device?


Torpedo and adjusting device? ………….. We have a small number of exhibits that don’t directly fit our collecting policy but would otherwise have been lost or be permanently in storage so we have provided a viewing opportunity. One being a German…

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1st Aug 2017 – Busy day at The Museum


1st August 2017 at the Museum ………….. The museum was very busy today with lots of families visiting. Most of our interactive attractions were up and running and visitors were able to handle second world war weapons, sit in a…

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Two From One .. How to build a Spitfire


How to build a Spitfire ………….. Some years ago, I purchased a large number of crates full of Spitfire fuselage components; these were discarded when TD248, a MkXVl, was restored to airworthy condition, having been an RAF station gate guard for…

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Research for the Caption Boards


Research for the Caption Boards …………. Researching the background information for captions to our exhibits presents one of the most interesting and demanding part of our work.  It is usually done off-site and I am one of the members who devotes a lot…

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