Sycamore Flight Simulator


Sycamore Flight Simulator- One step forward …… For some time the Link Team have been working on creating a realistic helicopter flight simulator. The eventual aim is to work this directly from the controls of the cutaway Sycamore. The initial…

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Update from the Flight Simulators (III)


Update from the Flight Simulators (part III) ………. The Redifon Jet Provost simulator was manufactured around 1970; this analogue computer based trainer was used for radio procedure and navigation training.  Acquired in derelict condition without electrical power supply pack and…

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Junior Engineering Day … October 2017


Junior Engineering Day …… Today (Tuesday 24th October) at Flixton, 24 young people had a chance to take on some new engineering skills. There were five different activities running and participants could have a go at one activity in the…

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Update from the Flight Simulators (II)


Update from the Flight Simulators (part II) ……….   As mentioned in part I of the updates, with the lack of vacuum on the Link D4, the ANT-18 has been taking the brunt of the workload on the Link area. …

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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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Update from the Flight Simulators (I)


Update from the Flight Simulators (part I) ………. Thankfully the busy Summer season is now coming to an end. The various machines have seen lots of use by many schools visitors and others.  Hopefully, we can now get some time…

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NASAM Family Fun Day 2017


Family Fun Day 2017 ………….. Today (Sunday 23rd July 2017) saw our annual Family Fun Day.  Visitors could try out second world war guns, fly a flight simulator, start up a cold war jet, try on military uniforms, try on…

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