Aviation Heritage UK

Safeguarding and supporting Britain's unique aviation history for over 50 years

Aviation Heritage UK

Safeguarding and supporting Britain's unique aviation history for over 50 years

Welcome to Aviation Heritage UK

Are you involved with the collection, conservation, restoration or display of historic aircraft & related exhibits?

Aviation Heritage UK represents the needs and aspirations of Britain’s unique aviation collections.

Regular Members’ meetings around the country enable discussion and networking, and the sharing of examples of best practice. A range of activities from safety training to skills education are held at Members’ own locations. Loans for projects are available, together with advice on funding opportunities.

Members of Aviation Heritage UK are inspiring the young of today to become the pilots, engineers and technicians of the future.

 

2022 Awards entries open

2022 Awards entries open

Entries for AHUK’s annual awards are open now, and will close on 31st August. Entries for the Individual of the Year and Group of the Year, and nominations for Lifetime Achievement Awards, can be made by simple letter to secretary@aviationheritageuk.org , including a...

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Roger Smith

Roger Smith

We are sorry to report the death of Roger Smith, founder of the Midland Aircraft Preservation Society (MAPS) and long-term leading light in the Midland Aircraft Museum. Roger was a 19-year-old Dunlop apprentice when, in May 1967, he founded MAPS, one of the very early...

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Over and above

Over and above

It is notable that somebody on the fringes of AHUK should receive a lifetime achievement award. Brian Riddle, Chief Librarian at the RAeS National Aerospace Library was made redundant in 2020 having served 36 years serving aviation heritage across the sector. Peter...

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