Restoration of Auster VX123 (part II)


Restoration of Auster VX123 (part II) …… As reported previously, we were donated the Auster fuselage and wings which were in poor condition. The fuselage was bead blasted and etch primed by a local firm.  See Previous Auster Restoration ”…

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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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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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