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Harrier Test Bed on the move

Harrier Test Bed on the move

A unique Harrier jump-jet testbed, saved by The Helicopter Museum (THM) at Weston-super-Mare from being scrapped eight years ago, is going on loan to the Hucknall Flight Test Museum (HUFTM) under the jurisdiction of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, after the museums...

Marham’s Victor XH673 looking for a new home

Marham’s Victor XH673 looking for a new home

The decision has been taken to allow up until the end of Feb 2020 for serious, costed and plausible offers to be received for the Marham Victor, XH673. The aircraft will come free of charge but will have to be moved at the receiver’s expense. Any successful bidder...

Aviation Archive Conference open for bookings

Aviation Archive Conference open for bookings

‘To Infinity and Beyond?’ Preserving and Promoting the Records of Britain’s Aerospace and Aviation Industries 12 February 2020 Aerospace Bristol 10:30-16:00 £10 plus VAT (£12), including lunch The archives of Britain’s aerospace and aviation industries chronicles...

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Congratulations to AHUK Members Ulster Aviation Society and Morayvia. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK, the MBE for voluntary groups. The awards for Ulster Aviation Society near Belfast and Morayvia...

Brooklands Museum Wins Coveted Museums + Heritage Award

Brooklands Museum Wins Coveted Museums + Heritage Award

Brooklands Museum in Surrey has won the prestigious Museums and Heritage Award for Permanent Exhibition, seeing off stiff competition from some major national institutions such as the Science Museum Group and Natural History Museum. The award was announced at a gala...

All Party Parliamentary Group – Aviation Heritage

All Party Parliamentary Group – Aviation Heritage

Representatives from the UK’s network of heritage museums and vintage flying associations have met with parliamentarians at Westminster for the first meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group’s (APPG) new heritage aviation working group. The formation of the new...

Stolen from Aerobility

Stolen from Aerobility

A Warrior aircraft owned by Aerobility, a charity providing flight experiences for the disabled, has had its Garmin GTN650 nav/ comms/ GPS and its Garmin GMA350 audio panel stolen from Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire. Serial no's are GTN 650 - 1Z8021257 and GMA350 -...

£1.9 Million HLF Grant

£1.9 Million HLF Grant

The Heritage Lottery Fund awards £1.9million grant to the DE Havilland Aircraft Museum Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a grant of nearly £2 million to the “de Havilland Aircraft Museum in the 21st Century...

Members Meeting

The next Member's meeting will be on 16th June at The Trenchard Museum, RAF Halton

Aviation Heritage Awards

Aviation Heritage Awards

The 2017 Aviation Heritage awards, which attracted over 30 nominations, were presented at the 50th anniversary meeting by BAPC/AHUK President Tony Edwards. The individual award was won by John Sharpe, Chairman of the Boscombe Down Aviation Collection for his...